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The Pessimist’s Take – Finding Bell’s Backup In Free Agency

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…


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Steelers vs Bengals II Live Update And Discussion Thread: Second Half

Thanks in large part to a pair of Andy Dalton interceptions by Brice McCain, the Pittsburgh Steelers enter the second half of the season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals up 20-10, a half hour away from securing a division title, a home game next week, and another contest against the Baltimore Ravens. Antonio Brown opened…


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Stephon Tuitt Shows Motor In First Career Start

The Pittsburgh Steelers afforded rookie Stephon Tuitt the opportunity to make his first career start on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, and he made the most of that chance by hardly leaving the field. He logged 57 of the team’s 65 defensive snaps, which was the most by a defensive…


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Matt Spaeth Helps Power Run Game For Steelers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers first re-signed tight end Matt Spaeth in the offseason in 2013, they may have been imagining a game something like Sunday night’s performance. He played about half of the team’s offensive snaps as he helped power the running game for 193 yards, averaging 6.2 yards per…


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Dolphins Victory Adds Another Guest To AFC Wildcard Derby

It was another day, another drop in the standing for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday as the Miami Dolphins’ come from behind victory over the New York Jets brought them even with the majority of the pack at 7-5; in fact, the win vaulted the Dolphins all the way to…



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Focus Must Now Turn To A Very Meaningful Ravens Week

Just a few days ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers greatly bolstered their resume for AFC North contention by securing not only a quality victory over a tough opponent in the Indianapolis Colts, they also managed to stack wins for the first time this season. As a matter of fact, the Steelers…


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Steelers vs Colts First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers rode a 24-point flurry at the end of the first half to a seven-point victory over the Houston Texans last week to bring them back over .500. Now they’re looking to accomplish something they’ve failed to do yet in seven games–deliver back-to-back victories. It won’t be easy, as the Indianapolis…


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Steelers Knocking On AFC North Basement Door

And just like that, the Pittsburgh Steelers are back in the basement. Many, no doubt, would argue that that’s just where they belong. And I’m not sure I could give a compelling enough argument to the contrary. The basement of which I speak is, of course, at the bottom of…


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Lack Of Touches For Le’Veon Bell Comes In Another Steelers Defeat

During the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season-opening squeak-by victory over the Cleveland Browns, the team managed to extend its record to 6-0 whenever running back Le’Veon Bell receives 20 or more carries or 25 or more total touches. After Thursday night’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens, the Steelers are now 3-6 when…



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Santonio Holmes OK After Hit By Bengals Crocker – Video

Wide receiver Santonio Holmes says he will be fine after suffering a concussion. Holmes was drilled by Bengals defensive back Chris Crocker. Crocker will likely be fined and the Bengals will consider pay back delivered for the Hines Ward block on rookie linebacker Kieth Rivers in the first meeting. Below…