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  • Game 11: Ravens snare OT win over Steelers

    On a day when several AFC wild-card contenders lost, the Ravens found a way to survive. With the Pittsburgh Steelers playing without two of their top stars - quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and safety Troy Polamalu - the Ravens still needed Billy Cundiff'...
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Pittsburgh Steelers - INSIDE SLANT The Pittsburgh Steelers made some surprising moves in the offseason only because they were in cap hell and were able to climb out of it, at least all the way to cap purgatory, which allowed them to...
  • Steelers sign cornerback; receiver to visit

    The Steelers, trying to shore up two of the thinnest positions on their roster, signed a veteran cornerback Tuesday and will entertain wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey today at their facility. Heyward-Bey, 27, was Oakland's first-round draft choice in...
  • Quarterbacks move back to forefront in NFL draft

    The NFL might be a quarterback league, but that wasn't reflected in last year's draft. Only one quarterback was selected in the first round — EJ Manuel, picked 16th by Buffalo — and one each in the next two rounds. This year should be a...
  • With Champs In The House, Patriots Look Unbeatable

    With Champs In The House, Patriots Look Unbeatable
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Truth serum time. When Chris Berman convened the 2013 NFL draft on ESPN back on April 25, as you dipped the first of many salted chips into the salsa, would you have believed either one of these scenarios? Shortly before 4:30 p....
  • Bears' show a hit on road too

    Bears' show a hit on road too
    PITTSBURGH — Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker vaguely explained his position Wednesday when he was asked whether he would call more blitzes to jump-start a sputtering pass rush. "We'll blitz when we need to, and when we want to," he said....
  • Don't underestimate Steelers; don't overestimate Bears

     Don't underestimate Steelers; don't overestimate Bears
    I'm giving the Bears the benefit of the doubt and trust they realize the Steelers remain an NFL franchise. It's my civic duty to remind Bears fans of it. All I've heard this week is how dreadful the Steelers are. How could they be anything but after...
  • Cutler will have to be on alert

     Cutler will have to be on alert
    Jay Cutler and the Bears offense should expect multiple fronts and creative blitz schemes from Dick LeBeau's Steelers defense. It's a unit that will disguise and roll coverage while using zone pressures to attack the quarterback. As shown here, the...
  • Colts take some hits in loss to Steelers

    Colts take some hits in loss to Steelers
    PITTSBURGH - Thirty minutes of football produced a swirl of emotions for Colts fans ranging from hopes for the future to fears drummed up for the past. Andrew Luck had a pair of turnovers yet a trio of scoring drives. Speaking of threes, that's how...
  • 'Funky Cold Tim Tebow' and other potential comeback hits

     
    Tim Tebow songs: Now that it's apparently trendy to use Tim Tebow's name in an updated version of an '80s hits, here are some suggestions to help other pop stars get their careers back on track....
  • Is there still reason for Steelers fans to worry?

    Yes The season opener against Baltimore was no indication of how good the Pittsburgh Steelers are. And neither was Sunday’s 24-0 romp over the lowly Seattle Seahawks. The Steelers certainly are nowhere near the NFL’s basement, where Seattle...
  • Teel Time: ACC products commanded center stage in first weekend of NFL playoffs

    Teel Time: ACC products commanded center stage in first weekend of NFL playoffs
    Thanks to Clemson’s Orange Bowl no-show and a 2-6 record this bowl season, ACC football’s image problem – details in this post from last week -- shows no sign of easing. But as the weekend’s four NFL playoff games reminded, the...