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Pittsburgh Steelers Defense No Match for Top Quarterbacks

OAKLAND, CA – DECEMBER 09: Seth Roberts #10 of the Oakland Raiders catches a 39-yard pass over Morgan Burnett #42 and Terrell Edmunds #34 of the Pittsburgh Steelers late in the fourth quarter of their NFL football game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on December 9, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) The Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Oakland Raiders Sunday was one of the biggest upsets in the NFL this year. After all, going into the game the Steelers were 7-4-1 and the Raiders were 2-10. However, the upset came as no surprise to those...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Make Two Moves on Day Three of the Winter Meetings

MILWAUKEE, WI – SEPTEMBER 15: Ivan Nova #46 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 15, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) The Pittsburgh Pirates continued their penny-pinching ways Tuesday, trading starting pitcher Ivan Nova and his $8.5 million salary to the Chicago White Sox for 19-year-old right-hander Yordi Rosario and international signing bonus money. Bucs Deal their Highest-Paid Pitcher in Ivan Nova Nova, 31, was the most experienced and highest-paid pitcher for the Bucs. He was acquired from the New York Yankees in 2016....

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What’s Happening to Pittsburgh Steelers Ben Roethlisberger?

PITTSBURGH, PA – DECEMBER 02: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers drops back to pass in the first half during the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at Heinz Field on December 2, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images) The Pittsburgh Steelers Ben Roethlisberger is finding out the hard way this season that the more you throw the football the less success you have. It’s a tough lesson, one that Roethlisberger who calls himself a “gunslinger” might be having trouble learning. But there’s no doubt that it’s a lesson that he must learn at some...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Loss Dims Super Bowl Hopes

DENVER, CO – NOVEMBER 25: Tramaine Brock (22) of the Denver Broncos breaks up a pass intended for James Washington (13) of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first quarter on Sunday, November 25, 2018. The Denver Broncos hosted the Pittsburgh Steelers. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images) The Pittsburgh Steelers loss Sunday to the Denver Broncos could have cost them a shot at their seventh Super Bowl title. In addition to getting beat by the Denver Broncos 24-17, the Steelers also lost their best chance of securing a top seed in the AFC playoffs. The setback...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Defense Deserves Credit for Week 11 Win

JACKSONVILLE, FL – NOVEMBER 18: Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette (27) is gang tackled by the Steelers defense during the second half of an NFL game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars on November 18, 2018, at TIAA Bank Field. (Photo by Roy K. Miller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) While the offense gets all the headlines, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense deserves more credit for the team’s success. The Steelers are known for their prolific offense with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, wide receiver Antonio Brown and running back James Conner leading the way behind one of the best...

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