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Category: ‘AFC North’

Baltimore Ravens to Interview Running Backs Coach Kirby Wilson for Offensive Coordinator Position
January 21st, 2014 at 10:25 PM
To this point, the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff has only seen self-inflicted wounds, keeping Keith Butler, while losing only fired offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr.  That could all change this week, as word came out on Tuesday that running backs coach Kirby Wilson was one of four in-line to...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat the Cleveland Browns, but Fall Short of Playoff Birth
December 30th, 2013 at 12:27 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers held up their end of the playoff bargain on Sunday, defeating the lifeless Cleveland Browns at rainy Heinz Field. Unfortunately, their prayers were not answered as they missed the playoffs for a second consecutive season when the San Diego Chargers came back and defeated the Kansas City...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to Close 2013 on a High Note
December 29th, 2013 at 12:02 AM
The 7-8 Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off an impressive come from behind victory against the Green Bay Packers. During their Week 16 victory, the injury plagued defense was uneven and the offense came to life behind quarterback Ben Roethlisbergers’ three touchdown performance.  This week, they will look to stack another...

Dean Blandino Rules Punters as ‘Defenseless Players’ During Punt Returns; Cites Recent Hit on Kevin Huber
December 20th, 2013 at 4:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** The tackle Pittsburgh Steeler Terrence Garvin dealt on Cincinnati Bengal’s punter, Kevin Huber, was one of the most vicious hits in recent memory. Immediately following the play many believed the hit to be dirty, even illegal, as it was apparent that the helmet of Garvin made direct contact with...

Pittsburgh Steelers Keep Their Playoff Hopes Alive by Defeating the Cincinnati Bengals in AFC North Action
December 15th, 2013 at 11:59 PM
For all the talk that the team was not about to rollover and play for 2014, the Pittsburgh Steelers came out Sunday and backed it up. After a furious start, the Steelers held on to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 30-20 in AFC North action. In the process they kept their...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to Bounce Back Against the Cincinnati Bengals
December 14th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
It is crazy what another sub-par week in the NFL will cause. As we sit on the eve of the Pittsburgh Steelers first meaningless contest of 2013 against the Cincinnati Bengals, the team still faces many unanswered questions. The biggest being, with their playoff hope dashed, why are they not looking at...

Pittsburgh Steelers Exit Baltimore with More Injury Questions
November 29th, 2013 at 11:56 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens clashed on Thursday night in what was a typical affair between the franchises. The play was physical, the scoring tight, and again it came down to a play in the final seconds. Unfortunately,  for the Steelers, they were not able to overcome the early...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to Continue Winning Ways Against the Baltimore Ravens
November 28th, 2013 at 12:09 AM
The 5-6 Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off another impressive victory, becoming the first team in the AFC North to win on the road against a division rival in 2013. This 27-11 victory over the Cleveland Browns was a full team effort, as the defense came to life forcing turnovers and the offense continued...

Pittsburgh Steelers List Brett Keisel, Marcus Gilbert as Probable; LaMarr Woodley Doubtful for Thursdays Battle
November 27th, 2013 at 8:41 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers released their final injury report before their critical Thanksgiving Day match-up with the hated Baltimore Ravens. While there were no real surprises on the list, it definitely provides some insight on who will suit up in this now crucial battle. ***PHOTO1*** As expected, defensive end Brett Keisel...

Brett Keisel Practices Fully; LaMarr Woodley Limited as Pittsburgh Steelers Continue to Prepare for the Baltimore Ravens
November 26th, 2013 at 9:33 PM
With time dwindling on preparations for their critical AFC North battle with the hated Baltimore Ravens, the Pittsburgh Steelers received some good new at practice. Veteran defensive end Brett Keisel was a full participant for a second straight session. However, the same cannot be said for fellow starter linebacker LaMarr...

Pittsburgh Steelers Optimistic Two Starters Could Return from Injury to Face the Baltimore Ravens
November 25th, 2013 at 8:59 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers kept their playoff hopes alive by becoming the first AFC North combatant to win on the road when the completed their 27-11 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. While that is a positive step, the injury situation clouds some critical areas, especially on this short week...

Pittsburgh Steelers Keep Their Playoff Hopes Alive by Defeating the Cleveland Browns in AFC North Action
November 24th, 2013 at 7:11 PM
For a third consecutive week, the Pittsburgh Steelers faced a tough opponent but came together to pull out a victory.  This time, they went into Cleveland and beat their division rivals 27-11, setting up a critical AFC North battle on Thanksgiving against the Baltimore Ravens. At 5-6, both the Steelers...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to Continue Winning Ways Against the Cleveland Browns
November 24th, 2013 at 12:06 AM
The 4-6 Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off an impressive come from behind victory against the Detroit Lions. During their Week 11 victory, the defense bounced back in the second half after a dismal second quarter to shut out the Lions and the offense came to life behind quarterback Ben Roethlisbergers’ four touchdown passes....

Pittsburgh Steelers Offense Must Come up Big Again Against the Cleveland Browns
November 23rd, 2013 at 11:14 PM
It has been close to a week since the Pittsburgh Steelers offense came to life, and in turn spawns debate over the long-term idea of making the no-huddle offense the staple of their attack. Everywhere, in bars, on talk radio, and around water coolers, that was the talk. Should they...

Pittsburgh Steelers List Ramon Foster and Emmanuel Sanders Probable for Their Sunday Battle Against the Clleveland Browns
November 22nd, 2013 at 6:55 PM
In this weird NFL season, it is incredible to think that the 4-6 Pittsburgh Steelers have a shot at the playoffs. Yet, they do, and with a win Sunday against another 4-6 franchise the Cleveland Browns, those chances will improve even more. Sure, no one is willing to go out...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pull Out a 19-16 Victory Over the Baltimore Ravens
October 20th, 2013 at 9:47 PM
The 2-4 Pittsburgh Steelers had their backs against the wall on Sunday and played exactly that way. In the end, it was not the prettiest game, but the Steelers held on to pull out a 19-16 victory over their AFC North rivals, the Baltimore Ravens; dropping the Ravens to 3-4...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to Continue Winning Ways Against the Baltimore Ravens
October 20th, 2013 at 12:05 AM
The 1-4 Pittsburgh Steelers finally stopped the bleeding with a Week 6 victory against the 3-3 New York Jets. More importantly, they turned the tide and stopped killing themselves with penalties and turnovers. Every week seems to be a new challenge, between a struggling running game and injuries and again will face a...

Markus Wheaton and Richard Gordon Out; LaMarr Woodley and Marcus Gilbert Probable for Pittsburgh Steelers
October 19th, 2013 at 6:57 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers (1-4) will take on their hated rivals the 3-3 Baltimore Ravens on Sunday afternoon in a must-win game.  Yes, it is only Week 7, but for both teams this AFC North battle is critical, as neither team can afford many more losses. ***PHOTO1***  In both cases, the...

Heath Miller a Full Participant at Pittsburgh Steelers Practice
September 18th, 2013 at 10:57 PM
While the talk of the sideline confrontation between wide receiver Antonio Brown and offensive coordinator Todd Haley have stole the headlines, the Pittsburgh Steelers returned to work as the prepare to take on the Chicago Bears on Sunday night. Yes, the offense is struggling and Brown has every right to...

Behind an Inept Offense, the Pittsburgh Steelers Fall to 0-2 to Start the 2013 Season
September 17th, 2013 at 9:06 AM
For the first time in the Mike Tomlin era, the Pittsburgh Steelers fell to 0-2 to start the season after losing to the Cincinnati Bengals 20-10 on Monday Night Football. While the defense held its own, the ineffective offense, total lack of running game and turnovers doomed their efforts. The...