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Fourth-Quarter Comeback A Sign Of Things To Come?

By Matthew Marczi If you really think about it, there isn’t all that much that separates this season from many other years in Ben Roethlisberger’s career. The majority of the games end in close scores with the victor decided in the fourth quarter. Sure, the scores may on average be…


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Tear Up Your Mock Drafts, They’re Kindling Now

By Matthew Marczi I wrote before yesterday’s game against the Detroit Lions that the final score would be pivotal in determining how the remainder of the season would be viewed, at least by the Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan base. Were they to win, they would keep their fledgling division hopes alive,…


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Steelers Versus Lions Winners And Losers

Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat to the Detroit Lions 37-27 to notch their fourth win of the season and below is my list of winners and losers from the game. Feel free to add your own in the comments below. Winners: Ben Roethlisberger – 29 completions for 367 yards and four…


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Optimus Prime Came In A Mental Form In Win Over Lions

After being blistered by Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson for six catches for 179 yards and two touchdowns in the first half of Sunday’s win, the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary shut out Megatron in the second half. Surely that meant there were adjustments made at halftime, right? Wrong. “Ain’t nothing…




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Troy Polamalu Looked Like Troy Polamalu Against E.J. Manuel

By Matthew Marczi After the last game in which Tom Brady helped make Troy Polamalu look like a fool, the veteran safety looked to rebound at the expense of a rookie quarterback just returning from an injury in E.J. Manuel. Advantage: Polamalu. Of course, it helped that Manuel only attempted…


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Steelers Versus Lions: Seven Things To Watch For In Week 11

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Detroit Lions Sunday at Heinz Field and below are seven things to watch for in the game. A Boy Named Suh And A Guy Named Whimper – Guy Whimper is expected to make his first career start at left guard for the Steelers…




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Le’Veon Bell Versus Rashard Mendenhall: Their First Six Starts

By Jeremy Hritz There were tremendous expectations for Le’Veon Bell when he was selected by the Steelers this past April in the second round of the NFL Draft. During the Rashard Mendenhall experiment at running back, the Steelers were never able to truly establish a running game that could strike…


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Punt Returns The Latest Hat For Jonathan Dwyer To Wear

By Matthew Marczi Running back Jonathan Dwyer starting playing on the punt return team two weeks ago against the New England Patriots. You may not have noticed because the Patriots were only forced to punt twice in the entire game. Brian Moorman didn’t get so lucky. Even the winds conspired…




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Steelers Versus Lions: Game Time, Line, Trends, Weather, TV & Radio Schedule – Week 11

Pittsburgh Steelers (3-6) vs. Detroit Lions (6-3) Kickoff: 1:00 p.m., ET Site: Heinz Field (65,500) • Pittsburgh, Pa Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: FOX (locally WPGH-TV, channel 53) Announcers: Thom Brennaman (play-by-play), Brian Billick (analyst), Laura Okmin (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970) Announcers: Bill…