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Author: Patrick Gelesh

Pittsburgh Steelers Week 14 Gut Reactions

In week 14 the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Baltimore Ravens in a game that had major playoff implications for both teams. The Steelers won 39-38 and stretched their winning streak to eight games. This was the fourth game out of the Steelers last five that was decided by a Chris Boswell field goal with under two minutes left. Oh, and did I mention, the Steelers became the first team in the AFC to clinch their division. They successfully defended the AFC North division title. Even when the Steelers aren’t playing their best football they find ways to win. Here...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Week 11 Gut Reactions

The Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the AFC South leading Tennessee Titans in primetime. Both teams put four game winning streaks on the line. But in the end, the Steelers never trailed, didn’t turn the ball over, pulled away late and won 40-17. The offense looked a lot like the offense that pundits expected the Steelers to exhibit all season. Not to mention the defense added four interceptions without Joe Haden or Mike Mitchell playing. Here are gut reactions. Remedy For The Passing Game? The Steelers week 10 game-winning drive against the Indianapolis Colts may have been the momentum needed to...

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Week 11 Pittsburgh Steelers What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers return home to Heinz Field to square off against the Tennessee Titans, a team that is eerily similar to the Steelers. They will play Thursday night both nursing four game winning streaks, and both leading their divisions. Ironically the Titans have helped the Steelers over the last month, as three of their last four wins have come against AFC North teams. This has allowed the Steelers to amass a three-game lead over the Baltimore Ravens, who are still in the hunt for a wildcard spot. Here’s the main points in the week 11 Pittsburgh Steelers what...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Week 10 Gut Reactions

The Pittsburgh Steelers advanced to 7-2 and are one of the six teams in the AFC with a winning record after Ben Roethlisberger mounted a classic “big ben” come back against the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts are at the bottom of the NFL in both offensive and defensive rankings but were able to contain both Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown for much of the game while jumping out to a 17-3 lead. Opening up the passing game and letting Roethlisberger shuffle and slide in the pocket to buy time for receivers allowed the Steelers to secure the win. They...

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Last Word On Steelers Podcast Week 10

In the week ten edition of the Last Word on Steelers Podcast Host Patrick Gelesh and Co-Host Brian Harker start off with evaluating the Pittsburgh Steelers health coming off the bye. Brian runs through the injury report and with the exception of James Harrison, the Steelers, are entering the second half of the season healthy. They touch on the Detroit Lions game briefly before turning their attention to the week 10 match up against the last place Indianapolis Colts. First they touch on the Steelers offense and Ben Roethlisberger‘s recent success against the Colts. He’s amassed 1,107 passing yards...

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Week 10 Pittsburgh Steelers What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers start their second half of the season with a road game against the Indianapolis Colts. While the Colts are in last place with a three and six record this game is important for the Steelers. If there ever was a game that Ben Roethlisberger and his receiving corps got on the same page, this would be it. Here’s what to watch for in week 10. By The Numbers… Steelers fans are hoping that the offense finally hits its stride after the bye week. It’s no secret that the last three times these two teams have played,...

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