Week 17

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Steelers Division Championship Euphoria Clouded By Le’Veon Bell Injury

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have accomplished their primary goal of the regular season, which was to be crowned champions of the AFC North—and did so in convincing fashion with a four-game win streak, including two victories over the Cincinnati Bengals — there’s one critical box they were not able…


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Steelers Secure First Playoff Game At Heinz Field Since 2010

With their 27-17 victory last night in Heinz Field over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers secured their first division title, and home playoff game, in four years. The last time they won the AFC North was in 2010 after going 12-4, advancing to the Super Bowl before losing to…


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Steelers Looking To Go 4-0 Against Ravens In The Postseason

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 27-17 Sunday night to claim the AFC North title and with that they also became the number No. 3 seed in the AFC. As the No. 3 seed, the Steelers will now host the No. 6 seed Baltimore Ravens next Saturday night at…


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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Finishes 2014 As Passing Coleader

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger missed pregame warm-ups Sunday night reportedly due to some sort of stomach illness, but he went on to complete 24-of-38 passes for 317 yards and two touchdowns in the 27-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. “No. 7 (Roethlisberger) battled the flu tonight but he was…


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Steelers Vs. Bengals: Winners And Losers From Week 17

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 27-17 Sunday night at Heinz Field to win the AFC North and here is just a little sampling of some winners and losers for you to discuss. Feel free to add your own in the comments below that you think I missed. Winners: Antwon…


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Steelers Win AFC North With 27-17 Win Over Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 27-17 Sunday night and in the process they won the AFC North division. With the win, the Steelers locked up the No. 3 seed in the AFC and they’ll now host the Baltimore Ravens next Saturday night at Heinz Field. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger…


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Steelers vs Bengals Week 17 Inactives

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now announced their seven inactive players for their Week 17 Sunday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals and once again the team will be without two of their veteran defensive players. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm) are both in inactive once again this week. Taylor hasnt…



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Steelers To Play Ravens Or Colts In Wild Card Round

The Baltimore Ravens clinched the final open playoff spot in the AFC Sunday by beating the Cleveland Browns 20-10 at M&T Bank Stadium. With the Ravens now in, that means that the Pittsburgh Steelers will play either them or Indianapolis Colts next weekend in one of the two AFC Wild Card…


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Week 17 Sunday Afternoon Discussion Thread

With the Pittsburgh Steelers playing the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night for the AFC North title, we’ll all get a chance to sit back and watch the early games play out. Come kickoff tonight, we’ll know who the final AFC playoff team will be as well. We’ll use this thread to…


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Steelers vs Bengals II – What To Watch For On Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers, for the first time in quite a while, are entering their final regular season game of the season in control of their own destiny in terms of winning their own division. The last time they were the champions of the AFC North, they made it to the…


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Steelers vs Bengals II – What To Watch For On Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers, for the first time in quite a while, are entering their final regular season game of the season in control of their own destiny in terms of winning their own division. The last time they were the champions of the AFC North, they made it to the…


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Steelers 2015 Opponents To Be Finalized Sunday

For several years now, the NFL has used a pretty simple plan for determining future opponents of every team in the league and because of that we’ve known for quite some time all but two of the teams the Pittsburgh Steelers will play in 2015. By the time Sunday ends,…


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Martavis Bryant Is Just What The Doctor Ordered

Pittsburgh Steelers fans and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger have been calling for a tall wide receiver to be drafted ever since Plaxico Burress left town for the New York Giants during the 2005 free agency period. The picks of Fred Gibson, Dallas Baker, Justin Brown, and of course the infamous Limas…




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Steelers Vs. Bengals 2014 Week 17: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

Pittsburgh Steelers (10-5) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (10-4-1) Kickoff: 8:30 p.m., ET Site: Heinz Field (65,500) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Grass TV Coverage: NBC (locally WPXI-TV, channel 11) Announcers: Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (color analyst), Michele Tafoya (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970) Announcers: Bill…



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Steelers Film Room: Bengals Return Game Biggest Threat Sunday

Because the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Cincinnati Bengals so recently, we’ll skip their full-fledged scouting report. Although there’s always something new to learn, there hasn’t been enough time or changes to dedicate an entire article to it. Check out the original report here. Instead, we’ll look at specific areas of…


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Breaking Bengals – 3 Keys to Victory Against Cincinnati

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already clinched a playoff berth after beating the Kansas City Chiefs but they remain in the driver seat to win the AFC North when they take on the Cincinnati Bengals. A home playoff game and the third seed would be huge to the Steelers and the…


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Steelers Vs. Bengals: Friday Night Five Questions

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night at Heinz Field and the winner gets the AFC North title. At worst, a loss would likely result in the Steelers playing the Indianapolis Colts on the road during the first week of the playoffs. We have a lot more content…




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Chiefs QB Alex Smith Out Against Chargers With Lacerated Spleen

The game this coming Sunday between the San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs just got a little more interesting as its now being reported that Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss the game with a lacerated spleen. Chase Daniel will start in Smith’s place against the Chargers, who can clinch…


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Stopping Splash Plays In Run Defense Key For Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers run defense still can’t be considered great but it has managed to level out over the last several weeks. There is some natural regression at play but one of the largest factors in the Steelers’ moderate success is the denial of splash plays in the run game….