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10 best undrafted players remaining in NFL playoffs

Three games remain in the 2016 NFL season.The Packers visit the Falcons in the NFC championship game Sunday and the Steelers visit the Patriots in the AFC championship game.Super Bowl LI will be played Feb. 5 in Houston.After that will be three months of draft talk, and many people won’t know what they’re talking about.Players who turn out to be busts will be talked about like...
Via The Sports Daily
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fatigue, Injury May Have James Harrison At Less Than Full-Speed Ahead

It wasn’t exactly much, or even for very long, but there was a moment during the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Chiefs on Sunday at which veteran outside linebacker James Harrison was positively gassed, to the point at which he came off the field late in the game. He was...
Via Steelers Depot
4 hours ago

Steelers News: Ladarius Green, Le’Veon Bell, James Harrison

The Steelers are one win away from Super Bowl LI after toughing it out against the Kansas City Chiefs. While the team prepares to travel to Foxboro to take on the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship we’ll be looking for mentions of your Black & Gold so we’ve got you covered. Here’s your […] Steelers News: Ladarius Green, Le’Veon Bell, James Harrison - Still...
Via Still Curtain
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Film Room: Marcus Gilbert Quiets Chiefs’ Rush

The offensive line has been getting a lot of attention in recent weeks, and for good reason. Their rise to prominence has been an essential ingredient in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ nine-game winning streak, during which they have primarily relied upon the running game—but they have also been among the best...
Via Steelers Depot
6 hours ago

Steelers Injury Report: No players ruled out, and Ladarius Green’s availability in the air

The final injury report was released, and the Steelers are a healthy team heading into the AFC Championship game. The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their final injury report prior to the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots, and things are looking up for the black and gold. The stomach flu did it’s damage to the Steelers throughout the week, but hasn’t...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
7 hours ago

Steelers Up For Offensive Line Of The Year Award

From the start of the season to now, the Pittsburgh Steelers could stake a claim for the most improved team. After all, there was a point at which they were 4-5, and are now bringing with them into the Conference Championship round the longest active winning streak at nine games....
Via Steelers Depot
7 hours ago

Steelers Podcast: ‘Black and Gold NFL Recap’ returns at 8:30 p.m. ET

Join Matt, Fred and Sabo as they break down Championship weekend, and give you their predictions for who will punch their ticket to Super Bowl 51. Join Matt, Fred and Sabo for another episode of the BTSC podcast "Black and Gold NFL Recap". On the latest show, the guys talk about the Divisional round, and dive head-first into Championship weekend. Check out the complete run down...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
17 hours ago

NFL conference championship QB trust power rankings

Now that the Wild Card and Divisional rounds are complete, we are back at it with the quarterback trust rankings. Like last week’s list, there are some slight changes. To no surprise, some quarterbacks climbed near the top of the list. So let’s take a look at our third edition of the rankings of the quarterbacks playing in the AFC and NFC Championships. 4. Matt Ryan, Atlanta...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Maurkice Pouncey on Ben Roethlisberger: ‘I love him more than anything’

Maurkice Pouncey made it plain this week that his bromance with Ben Roethlisberger is still going strong after all these years. The veteran Pittsburgh Steelers center gushed over the quarterback during an interview with Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews. Put plainly, Pouncey has nothing but love for Big Ben. “Man Ben, that’s my guy,” Pouncey said, as transcribed by Steelers...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers AFC Championship: Dynamic Middle Linebackers

The Pittsburgh Steelers looked like an underwhelming team through the first half of the season, but they are the hottest team in football right now, riding a nine game winning streak. Their defense has been a huge reason for this success. If they have plans to make their ninth Super Bowl appearance, they will have […] Steelers AFC Championship: Dynamic Middle Linebackers - Still...
Via Still Curtain
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The AFC Championship’s two most important players

Come playoff time, all 53 players on every roster are going to be important and play some role. However, not all players are of equal importance. Some guys are going to do minor things to help a team win, while others are going to play major roles.Here are the two players in the AFC Championship Game that are most vital to their team earning a victory and a spot in Super Bowl LI...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Justin Gilbert will remain on kickoff returns; relieved late poor KC return didn’t haunt Steelers

  Justin Gilbert knew he was in trouble right about this point of the Sunday’s final kickoff return. Luckily, the play ultimately did not cost the Steelers. Gilbert will return kicks again Sunday in the AFC championship. (photo by Getty Images)       SOUTH HILLS (it’s my tribute) – Justin Gilbert admits the nervousness he felt was heightened a little bit more than even...
Via The Steel Mill
1 day ago

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers

With only three head coaches in the last 48 years, the Pittsburgh Steelers are the standard bearers for coaching sustainability and retention. The 16 coaches in franchise history including two Hall of Fame players and one Hall of Fame coach. How many of the leaders of the Steelers can you name?Clue: Years ActiveNote: Includes seasons as the Pittsburgh Pirates
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Over a dozen Steelers players dealing with the flu

There’s never a good time for an NFL team to be dealing with a flu bug. Preparing for the AFC Championship game, the Pittsburgh Steelers are going through it at the absolute worst time. But coach Mike Tomlin insists that the team will be ready to go on Sunday.“I’m just thankful that I’ve stayed out of the line of fire,” Tomlin said, per Jeremy Fowler, ESPN. “We’re not...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bell & Blount's friendship transcends abrupt exit

PITTSBURGH (AP) The football player and friend in Le'Veon Bell understood why LeGarrette Blount walked off the job that cold night in Nashville more than two years ago, jogging to the locker room with the clock still running as Bell and the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers reveled in a critical victory over Tennessee. For the teammate in Bell, things were a bit more complicated...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Big Ben doesn’t expect headset issues this time at Gillette

Ben Roethlisberger expects a “hostile environment” at Gillette Stadium during Sunday’s AFC Championship Game showdown with the host New England Patriots. But the Pittsburgh Steelers signal-caller doesn’t anticipate any headset issues this time around. Recent history explains why headset issues would even be a point of discussion heading into Sunday’s game. During the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Edelman: Comments on Brown video ‘taken out of context’

Julian Edelman made some comments about the infamous Antonio Brown locker room video earlier this week that sounded like shots at the Steelers organization, but the Patriots wideout insists that is not the way he meant it. On Monday, the morning after Brown’s video of Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin’s speech went viral, Edelman ruffled some feathers by chalking the antics up to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL selects referee Carl Cheffers to officiate Super Bowl LI

The NFL clearly didn’t ask for the advice of Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce before picking the referee for Super Bowl LI. According to ESPN’s Kevin Seifert, referee Carl Cheffers—who was harshly criticized by Kelce after Kansas City’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Divisional Round—has been selected to officiate Super Bowl LI in Houston. It will...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers at Patriots: AFC Championship Prop Bets

The Steelers are definitely the underdogs heading into Foxboro to face the Patriots for the AFC Championship but what other bets are there to be made? According to odds-makers over at Sports Betting Dime you can be pretty certain that the first touchdown of the game will be scored by someone with a “B” name, […] Steelers at Patriots: AFC Championship Prop Bets - Still Curtain...
Via Still Curtain
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers WR Martavis Bryant applied for reinstatement

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant has reportedly applied for reinstatement to the NFL after being suspended for the 2016 season. Banished #Steelers WR Martavis Bryant has applied for reinstatement, source said. Won't be back this season, but hoping for 2017 return. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) January 17, 2017 Bryant has a history of failing drug tests...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomlin blasts Antonio Brown for sharing locker room video

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was not happy with Antonio Brown’s decision to broadcast private locker room content on social media, and Tomlin says the star receiver will be disciplined for his actions. On Tuesday, Tomlin told reporters that the language used in the video by himself and others was “regrettable” and apologized for setting a bad example. After holding...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brown could be fined for sharing Tomlin's speech on Facebook

The Pittsburgh Steelers may choose to give Antonio Brown nothing more than a slap on the wrist for his decision to broadcast Mike Tomlin’s locker room speech on social media Sunday night, but the star wide receiver could still end up paying a fine. An NFL official told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that the league’s social media policy prohibits players from posting anything on social...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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