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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 Keep Their Playoff Hopes Alive by Defeating the Green Bay Packers
December 23rd, 2013 at 5:48 PM
  2013 has been one of the craziest seasons in recent memory across the NFL. That trend continued Sunday, where the Pittsburgh Steelers inched on step closer to the impossible, by defeating the Green Bay Packers 38-31 in one of the most exciting games of the year.***PHOTO1*** Needing a lot of...

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...

Desperate Pittsburgh Steelers Fall Short of a Miracle Comeback
December 9th, 2013 at 10:02 PM
On a disappointing Sunday afternoon in which the Pittsburgh Steelers fell to 34-28 to the Miami Dolphins, fans and the team were left to wonder what if. What if Maukice Pouncey was not injured week one, what if the defense could stop giving up big plays, and even what it...

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 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 Comeback and Defeat the Detroit Lions 37-27
November 17th, 2013 at 7:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers faced a tough task and needed a complete team effort if they wanted to start stacking some victories Sunday against the Detroit Lions. That is exactly what they got. After exchanging leads early, the Steelers completed what many thought unthinkable, by defeating the Lions 37-27. ***PHOTO1*** Though...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pull Out a 23-10 Victory Over the Buffalo Bills
November 10th, 2013 at 10:57 PM
On the day when the news reports were buzzing that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback was planning on approaching the team about an offseason trade, the team came together for one of their better performances of 2013. While Roethlisberger and his team of agents dismiss the story, it is hard to look...

New England Patriots Destroy Pittsburgh Steelers 55-31
November 3rd, 2013 at 10:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers went to Foxboro in a must-win situation and could not compete with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. With their backs against the wall, the Steelers had no answer for the Patriots offense and were trounced 55-31 in a game that continued to prove that the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Cannot Escape Black Hole with a Victory
October 28th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
There is no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers have struggled in Oakland, a trend that unfortunately, continued on Sunday afternoon. In what was a game of missed opportunities, the Steelers fell to 2-5 after a 21-18 loss at the hands on the Oakland Raiders.***PHOTO1*** The Steelers seemed lost out of the gate,...

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 Notch First Victory; Defeat New York Jets 19-6
October 14th, 2013 at 12:30 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers finally got out of their own way and in the process finally broke into the win column after a 19-6 victory on the road against the New York Jets. Yes, the game was not perfect, but by not turning the ball over and actually forcing two turnovers...

Poor Tackling Helps Minnesota Vikings Defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-27
September 30th, 2013 at 12:04 AM
One play could have summed up the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. On the play, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel was separated from the ball short of the fist down marker, and what happened next is par for the course. With Steelers seemingly surrounding the ball, Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson...

Comedy of Errors Send the Pittsburgh Steelers to 0-3
September 23rd, 2013 at 7:48 AM
In this crazy year, where the Pittsburgh Pirates are the talk of the town, needing just two wins to clinch a playoff spot, it is somewhat fitting that the local NFL franchise would take on their tendencies. Just as the Pirates were the MLB sideshow for decades, the 2013 0-3...

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...

Pittsburgh Steelers Make Roster Moves After Three Key Players for the Season
September 9th, 2013 at 9:26 PM
Once the dust settled after the debacle against the Tennessee Titans in Week 1 of the NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves ties with the rest of the teams in the AFC North with a 0-1 record. While that may give them some solace in the standings, it does...

Pittsburgh Steelers Lose More than the Game Against the Tennessee Titans
September 8th, 2013 at 10:03 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to the Tennessee Titans 16-9 in their season opener. In the process, they may have also lost the anchors to both their offense and defense for the season due to injury. ***PHOTO1*** In many ways, it was the early loss of Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey...

Pittsburgh Steelers Show Improvement but Fall in Overtime to the Kansas City Chiefs
August 24th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost in overtime to the Kansas City Chiefs 26-20 in their third preseason game. Fortunately, it was the most complete game put together by the starters to this point in the preseason.***PHOTO1***The first team offense took advantage of solid field position early in the game, staking the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Fall to the Washington Redskins in Another Sloppy Preseason Outing
August 19th, 2013 at 11:33 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins battled in preseason action on Monday Night, and it what was another sloppy outing. Like was the case in Week One against the New York Giants, mental mistakes, injuries and turnovers were the story of the game and the Steelers fell again 24-13.***PHOTO1***The first-team...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat the Cleveland Browns to End 2012 on a High Note
December 31st, 2012 at 10:59 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished off this disappointing season by defeating the Cleveland Browns 24-10 in the season finale. Now with no playoffs in the future, the 8-8 franchise can sit back and dissect what might have been in this season of injury and missed opportunities.***PHOTO1***For the first time all season,...