The assignment: Identify the four best teams in the NFL and the likely participants in the conference title games Sunday, Jan. 22. It sounded easy enough until further study proved that this isn’t a great season for great teams. In other words, there may not be four.
01/13/2012 - 10:38
Ike Taylor may be receiving the lion's share of the blame for Sunday's postseason loss, but he was just part of the problem in a loss that really was a total team effort. Numerous players and coaches had a hand in what turned out to be an overtime defeat to an inferior opponent.
01/12/2012 - 21:39
Pittsburgh's unexpected first-round loss to Denver knocked them out of the playoffs and into the offseason.
01/10/2012 - 20:21
Tim Tebow hooked up for an 80-yard score to Demaryius Thomas on the first play of overtime, and the Steelers fell to the Broncos 29-23 in Denver. Thomas abused Ike Taylor all afternoon, racking up 204 yards on four catches. Isaac Redman was outstanding in a losing effort with 121 yards in his postseason debut.
01/08/2012 - 21:51
Running backs coach taken to hospital
01/06/2012 - 12:12
This week's Six Points looks ahead at the playoffs, instead of back at the Browns. Find out why the loss of Mendenhall might not be the team's most significant, why the Steelers have struggled on the road, and why those struggles might not matter this Sunday.
01/05/2012 - 18:56
Running back Chad Spann added to active roster; team adds back to practice squad
01/04/2012 - 11:59
Steelers safety had two tackles and three pass breakups in Pittsburgh's win in Cleveland
01/04/2012 - 10:27
With Rashard Mendenhall on IR and Ryan Clark being held out as a precaution, the Steelers will need Isaac Redman and Ryan Mundy - among others - to step up in a postseason road battle with Tim Tebow and the Broncos on Wild Card Weekend.
01/03/2012 - 22:09
When I sat down, in mid-April, to write out a column on what the Steelers needed to do in the then-upcoming 2011 NFL Draft, it was a no-brainer. This team needed help at cornerback, and it needed it bad.
01/03/2012 - 14:58
Cornerback Anthony Madison, who joined the Steelers in 2006 and has been with the team on and off since then, will replace injured running back Rashard Mendenhall on the team's active roster.
01/03/2012 - 14:30
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers of the 15-1 Green Bay Packers leads the way for PSR's 2011 NFL All-Pro team, compiled by Scott Kromko.
01/03/2012 - 13:29
Will Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow Ever Win an NFL Playoff Game? "NO WAY," counters Chris Mac of TheChrisMack.com.
01/03/2012 - 13:20
Will Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow Ever Win an NFL Playoff Game? "OF COURSE," says Tim Benz of The X Morning Show
01/03/2012 - 13:00
Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall tore his right ACL in the team's win over the Browns yesterday and will be out for the remainder of the playoffs. It's possible Mendenhall will return for the start of training camp in July.
01/02/2012 - 18:48