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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 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...

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...

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...

Cleveland Browns Select LSU Defensive End Barkevious Mingo in the First Round of the 2013 NFL Draft
April 25th, 2013 at 9:17 PM
The NFL Draft is finally underway and it s time to see what every team in the AFC North does, not just the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Cleveland Browns have made their selection at number six, LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo.***PHOTO1***Mingo is an explosive edge rusher with a tremendous upside. While...

Pittsburgh Steelers Pre Free Agency Draft Needs – Offense
February 24th, 2013 at 8:33 PM
Sunday was a quiet day for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the majority of decision makers were in Indianapolis at the NFL Scouting Combine watching three positions that could make up part of the 2013 draft board: running backs, quarterbacks and wide receivers.***PHOTO1***Of course, word also leaked that general manager Kevin...

NFL Draft 2013 – Wide Receiver Prospect Tavon Austin – West Virginia
February 11th, 2013 at 9:50 PM
As the days continue to fly by here in February, it is becoming clear that wide receiver Mike Wallace has indeed played his last down for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The latest rumors have division rivals Cleveland or Cincinnati battling over his services. Both franchises have a tremendous amount of salary...

Safety Troy Polamalu Returns to Practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers
November 23rd, 2012 at 10:40 PM
Two days after welcoming some new players and seeing a Pro Bowl player return to the practice field, history repeated itself for the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday. Safety Troy Polamalu, who has missed the majority of the season battling a calf injury, took part in team activities today.***PHOTO1***While he was limited...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Plaxico Burress; Announce Charlie Batch as Starter Against Cleveland Browns
November 20th, 2012 at 10:38 PM
It is crazy, looking at what a difference three weeks can make in the NFL. Not long ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers were riding high, looking like a team poised to make another run at a Super Bowl, today, they look more like a MASH unit fighting for survival.***PHOTO1***The Steelers are...

Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back Rashard Mendenhall May Be Ready for Training Camp
July 15th, 2012 at 7:33 PM
In reviewing twitter this week, there was an interesting tweet from an unlikely source, Rashard Mendenhall, concerning his recovery from his torn ACL. The message was simple and short, as he tweeted that his torn ACL “has healed wonderfully…” For Pittsburgh Steelers fans, this should be a message met with...

2012 AFC North Tight End Breakdown and Preview
July 4th, 2012 at 12:28 PM
We have taken a look at several different positions in the AFC North throughout the last few weeks, this week we look at the tight end position. While the AFC North doesn’t have the stars like Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez they do have talent. Here is a list of...

AFC North Draft Grades from the 2012 NFL Draft
May 5th, 2012 at 2:23 PM
The NFL Draft is one of the greatest events on the NFL calendar, when fans can cheer or sit in amazement at the players selected from the franchise (Seattle?). While teams internally never grade their drafts by anything other than on-field performance, for the media, it is a different animal. The...

NFL Draft 2012, AFC North First Round Grades
April 27th, 2012 at 7:57 AM
***PHOTO1***  The NFL Draft is one of the greatest events on the NFL calendar, when fans can cheer or sit in amazement at the players selected from the franchise (Seattle?). While teams internally never grade their drafts by anything other than on-field-performance, for the media, it is a different animal. The media...

NFL Draft 2012 – Division Rival Cleveland Browns Select Oklahoma State QB Brandon Weeden
April 26th, 2012 at 10:25 PM
***PHOTO1***  The Cleveland Browns came back up with their second selection in the first round with pick 22, and they completed what appears to be their first round offensive overhaul. With that selection, the team raised a few eyeballs with their selection of QB Brandon Weeden. Yes, Weeden is a tall, strong-armed...

NFL Draft 2012 – Division Rival Cleveland Browns Select Alabama RB Trent Richardson
April 26th, 2012 at 8:30 PM
***PHOTO1***  In the first move of the draft for any of the Pittsburgh Steelers divisional opponents, the Cleveland Browns traded their first round (Number Four Overall), fourth, fifth and sixth round selections to the Minnesota Vikings for the number three selection in tonight’s draft. With that selection, the Browns selected Alabama running...

Did the Ben Roethlisberger Injury Decision Ultimately Cost the Pittsburgh Steelers?
January 9th, 2012 at 12:05 AM
Throughout the entire offseason there is going to be a lot of debate about Ben Roethlisberger;s role in taking the blame for the demise of the 2011-12 Pittsburgh Steelers.  A lot of that blame will also fall into the lap of Mike Tomlin for not taking a stand when the playoffs were already clinched and it was more important to play the "franchise...

Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back Rashard Mendenhall Out for Playoffs
January 2nd, 2012 at 5:11 PM
***PHOTO1***Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall will miss then entire playoff season as he tore his anterior cruciate ligament on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.   In his postgame news conference, Tomlin said that he doesn't expect Mendenhall to play in next weekend's wild card playoff game in Denver. Mendenhall got hurt on a 5-yard carry on the final...

Assessing the Pittsburgh Steelers Win Over the Cleveland Browns
January 2nd, 2012 at 12:40 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to earn their 12th victory of the 2011 regular season as they toppled the Cleveland Browns 13-9.  With the playoffs now on the horizon and the Steelers holding down the No. 5 seed, the road to the Super Bowl will be tough and it will begin against the Denver Broncos next Sunday.  ***PHOTO1***With...

Pittsburgh Steelers Survive Dog Fight Against Cleveland Browns in 13-9 Win
January 1st, 2012 at 9:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Pittsburgh Steelers went into face the Cleveland Browns on Sunday looking to slip by with a win to try and grab the AFC North, however what they got was dog fight with the division rivals who wouldn't go away.  The Steelers held on behind a great defensive effort as they allowed the Browns to get only three field goals as they extended their streak of not allowing...