About three-quarters of the way through the season, the 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves in a similar situation to their 2005 Super Bowl winning counterparts: 7-5 and needing to win out to make the playoffs.
01/05/2016 - 23:09
Ben Roethlisberger overcame a pair of interceptions to throw for 349 yards and three touchdowns as the Steelers earned a playoff spot with a 28-12 win over the Browns.
01/03/2016 - 16:32
A season that was just recently so promising is now hanging by a thread. After last week's stunning loss in Baltimore, the Steelers are in of need to help to reach the playoffs.
12/31/2015 - 11:43
Ryan Mallett threw for a career-high 274 yards and a touchdown as the Baltimore Ravens stunned the Steelers 20-17, dealing Pittsburgh's playoff hopes a crippling blow.
12/27/2015 - 21:37
With two games remaining on the 2015 regular season schedule, the Steelers have moved themselves into a playoff spot. Now they have to take care of business on the road.
12/24/2015 - 10:22
Ben Roethlisberger threw for 380 yards and three touchdowns, the Steelers' defense blanked the Broncos in the second half and Pittsburgh scored 24 unanswered points to beat Denver 34-27 and move into the sixth playoff spot in the AFC.
12/20/2015 - 22:36
The Steelers continue their chase for an AFC Wild Card berth with a second consecutive game against a first-place team when the AFC West leading Broncos come to Heinz Field on Sunday.
12/18/2015 - 11:49
The Steelers' defense knocked Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton out of the game and intercepted the Bengals three times, DeAngelo Williams scored a pair of touchdowns and Pittsburgh beat Cincinnati 33-20.
12/13/2015 - 21:49
"It's going to be bloody on both sides," Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones said of Sunday’s battle against the Steelers. Answered Steelers guard David DeCastro, "We don't like them and they don't like us."
12/11/2015 - 08:48
No football team is ever free from injuries. No team gets through a season with their line-up intact. Some teams have it worse than others, though, and the 2016 Steelers have a bad case of the injury bug.
12/07/2015 - 22:17
When Americans think about racial segregation in sports, it is often associated with Major League Baseball and the Negro Leagues.
12/07/2015 - 21:28
Jim O'Brien has been a sports writer in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Miami and New York over his career, and has written 23 books, mostly based upon Pittsburgh and the city’s rich sports history.
12/07/2015 - 16:47
Ben Roethlisberger threw for 364 yards and 4 touchdowns, DeAngelo Williams rushed for 134 yards and Antonio Brown scored 3 times as the Steelers hammered the Colts 45-10.
12/07/2015 - 00:06
Another week, another critical AFC battle with major playoff implications. The Steelers loss to Seattle last week makes Sunday night’s game against Indianapolis a crucial battle in the AFC playoff race.
12/03/2015 - 07:51