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James Harrison Still Showing Young Ones How It’s Done

It would appear that the old man, 38-year-old outside linebacker James Harrison, still has it in him to be an impactful player. That is, after all, why the Pittsburgh Steelers are now relying upon him to be their primary weapon at the position in a four- or five-man rotation in...
Via Steelers Depot
1 hour ago

Steelers’ Key Win Keeps Pace With Ravens As Division Rematch Looms

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered yesterday’s game against the Giants understanding that they would need to secure a victory over an 8-3 team in order to maintain control of their own playoff destiny going into the final quarter for the 2016 regular season, because the Ravens had by then already sailed...
Via Steelers Depot
2 hours ago

Big Ben’s Next TD Connection With AB Will Make Steelers History With 50 Scores

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown may not have had the flashiest day of his career, what with a ‘mere’ six receptions for 54 yards and a touchdown, but that touchdown was pretty important, not just for the game, but also for the franchise record books. As I wrote about...
Via Steelers Depot
2 hours ago

Steelers Week 13 Recap: Steelers Top Giants

The Steelers did well Sunday night and got themselves a little bit closer to being playoff worthy. Their midseason slump appears to have passed with the Giants behind them. The Steelers had some winning to do to make sure they made the playoffs. They’ve been it. After 3 straight wins they’re 7-5. Usually 10 is […] Steelers Week 13 Recap: Steelers Top Giants - Still Curtain...
Via Still Curtain
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz upset about lack of targets in Giants’ loss

The New York Giants attempted 39 passes on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Not one of them went to Victor Cruz, and he is not happy about that. Cruz vented after the Giants’ 24-14 loss to the Steelers Sunday and said he wanted to get an answer for why he wasn’t targeted during the game. “I have no idea,” Cruz said after the game, via SNY. “That’s not a question...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green emerging as big-play threat for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) Ben Roethlisberger likened tight end Ladarius Green to a Ferrari shortly after the Pittsburgh Steelers signed the tight end to a lucrative four-year contract, a rare open-market splurge by the typically free-agent averse club. For months, the Ferrari remained up on blocks as Green went through a slow, methodical rehab from offseason ankle surgery that forced him...
Via Associated Press
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Safety puts Steelers up early

The Steelers offense has punted twice, but the team still leads late in the first quarter. Giants left tackle Ereck Flowers was flagged for holding linebacker James Harrison on a third down passing play and the foul took place in the Giants’ end zone, which means it was ruled a safety and the Steelers lead…
Via Pro Football Talk
16 hours ago

Chris Boswell won’t be kicking for Steelers on Sunday

The Steelers signed kicker Randy Bullock on Saturday and he’ll make his debut for the team on Sunday. Chris Boswell is inactive due to the abdominal injury that led to Bullock’s arrival on the roster. Bullock last played in the NFL in Week One when he made two-of-three extra points for the Giants. The Giants…
Via Pro Football Talk
17 hours ago

Weekend web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Duel Opinions: Steelers/Giants Keys to the GameMy key to the game is the defense… will the Steelers D that has been getting … we find out if Pittsburgh, or New York, are the pretenders in this postseason race. Steelers’ star can’t avert eyes from Beckham highlight reelAntonio Brown might be the best wide receiver in the NFL, but even the Steelers’ star is just another wide...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Steelers options in regards to Le’Veon Bell’s contract situation

Le’Veon Bell could hit the free agent market after the 2016 season, but that is if the Steelers allow that to happen. Time to analyze what to do with No. 26 after this season. Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Le’Veon Bell is a consensus top-three player at his position, due in no small part to his multi-fold skill set, which includes soft hands and unparalleled ball carrier vision...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
2 days ago

Antonio Brown wants to be called “Ronald” now, for a “top-secret” reason

Apparently, Steelers’ receiver Antonio Brown wants to be addressed as “Ronald” now. When asked about his special cleats for the NFL’s week allowing players to express themselves via their footwear, Brown dropped this on the assembled media: Ronald pic.twitter.com/Wtp5SznZPW — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly) December 2, 2016 You should all be very confused with the situation...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harrison notified of yet another random drug test

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison found himself in familiar position Thursday morning when he was notified the NFL has selected him to undergo yet another random drug test. But given the frequency in which said “random” drug tests occur for Harrison, he’s anything but pleased with the situation. 6th or 7th random test this year and some guys haven't been tested...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Versatile Bell reveling in heavy workload for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) The pieces are all there. The footwork. The vision. The patience. The instinctive ability to read a defender, plant a cleat in the ground and go get the ball. And to think, wide receiver isn't even Le'Veon Bell's natural position. At least, not yet. ''I tell him all the time, when he turns 30, when they talk about running backs being done, for the next five years...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens’ Eric Weddle eats a gallon of ice cream after every win

Baltimore Ravens safety Eric Weddle says that when it comes to celebrating a hard-earned victory, nothing goes down better afterward than some ice cream. But Weddle doesn’t just slightly indulge his sweet tooth when enjoying his favorite post-win treat. Not by a long shot. In fact, Weddle recently admitted to overindulging in epic proportions … or perhaps portions is more...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs. Giants: Tomlin Tuesday

The Steelers are riding high from a two-game sweep in five days and a long weekend to rest but will now face a tough test with the Giants in town. Coach Mike Tomlin resumes his Tuesday role to address the media for wrapping up the previous game, updating injury statuses, break down the upcoming game […] Steelers vs. Giants: Tomlin Tuesday - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh...
Via Still Curtain
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookies Burns, Hargrave and Davis making impact for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) The learning curve is starting to level off for Javon Hargrave, Artie Burns and Sean Davis. That hardly means it's flat. Not by a long shot. Still, the game is beginning to slow down for the three Pittsburgh Steeler rookies, all of whom have made significant plays on a defense that's picked it up during the team's modest turnaround. ''I get so excited when we in...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers lecture Antonio Brown about celebration penalties

Antonio Brown is tied for the NFL lead with 10 touchdown catches, but the Steelers have had to pay a 15-yard tax on three of them because of celebration penalties. Ben Roethlisberger, who has thrown all 10 of those touchdown passes to Brown, said on his weekly radio show on 93.7 The Fan via ESPN.com that Brown has been talked to about the excessive touchdown dances. His latest came...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ben: Officials target Brown at times for celebration flags

The Pittsburgh Steelers apparently have had discussions with Antonio Brown over the flags being thrown his way over post-touchdown celebrations. But Ben Roethlisberger on Tuesday suggested the NFL might occasionally target Brown for his celebrations, especially during big games. Brown was again flagged during the Steelers’ 28-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Thanksgiving...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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