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Steelers Open As 3.5-Point Home Favorites Over Chiefs

After two consecutive road games the Pittsburgh Steelers will return home next Sunday to Heinz Field to play the Kansas City Chiefs and they’ll have an opportunity to secure a playoff spot with a win. Late Sunday evening the Steelers opened as 3.5-point home favorites over the Chiefs who beat…


The Steelers Playoffs Crystal Ball: Game 14

By Michael K. Reynolds Prescriptions for anti-depressants dipped dramatically in Pittsburgh this week following the Pittsburgh Steelers impressive victory against the Cincinnati Bengals last weekend. Equally important for Steelers Nation, many of the AFC’s top Wildcard contenders followed the dream script by losing their key matches including the Cleveland Browns,…

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Steelers Vs. Bengals Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21 win over the Cincinnati Bengals last Sunday. First Half – KR unit. Front five. Darrius Heyward-Bey, Robert Golden, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, Antwon Blake. Michael Palmer/Matt Spaeth, Cody Wallace/Will Johnson. Josh Harris served as the upback for Markus Wheaton. –…

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Steelers Film Room: Red Rifle Read-Option

In the Sunday win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense allowed quarterback Andy Dalton to dash 20 yards on a read-option play for a touchdown in the second quarter. That play brought back bad memories of the long touchdown run last season by Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor…

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Steelers Exit Week 14 As Fifth Seed In AFC

In addition to the Pittsburgh Steelers beating the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, several other games around the league broke their way as well and as a result they’ll now enter Week 15 as the fifth seed in the AFC. The Steelers entered Week 14 as the 10th place team in the…

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Some Steelers Losses Prove Favorable In Tiebreakers

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered their bye week as the projected second wildcard seed in the AFC playoff race. When the Oakland Raiders, previously winless, surprised the Kansas City Chiefs, it actually moved Pittsburgh up to the fifth seed. However, as the games unfolded on Sunday and Monday, just about nothing…

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Steelers Enter Their Bye Weekend As 5th Seed In AFC

The Pittsburgh Steelers are on a bye this week, but they’ve managed to move up to the fifth seed in the AFC thanks to the Oakland Raiders beating the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday night. The Steelers and Chiefs currently have identical 7-4 records, but the Steelers are now the higher…

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Steelers Will Benefit From Further AFC North Cannibalism

The Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in the unfortunate situation of being in arguably the toughest—and certainly the closest—division in football right now, with the AFC North being the only division in the league in which no team has a losing record. In fact, all four teams in the division have…

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Numbers Crunch: Steelers vs Ravens

By Alex Kozora A statistical analysis from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-23 victory Sunday night over the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field. – Ben Roethlisberger’s stat line the last two weeks need no context: 65/86 (75.6%) 862 yards 12 TDs 0 INTs. His 12 TD passes are an NFL record. –…

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Steelers Vs. Colts: Friday Night Five Questions

Another week has come and gone and I hope it was as good for you as it was for me. The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Indianapolis Colts Sunday afternoon so that means we can all take in the early games this week. Being as it is Friday, below are…

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Steelers Film Room: Houston Texans Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora Scouting report of the Houston Texans based off the study from their games against the Dallas Cowboys and Indianapolis Colts for tonight’s contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers. OFFENSE – Ryan Fitzpatrick shows the ability to navigate within a muddy pocket but that might be his best trait….