Kevin Gorman's Take 5: Several Steelers shine in preseason finale

Tribune-Review If this was the Steelers' final exam, as Mike Tomlin called it, the rocket scientist passed with flying colors. Before the preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers Thursday night at Heinz Field, it appeared a foregone conclusion that aerospace ...
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'We can use this': Steelers get ultimate win-win in Jax

JACKSONVILLE -- A voice boomed through the Pittsburgh Steelers' postgame locker room scene, letting everyone know his team was supposed to get buried Sunday. "But not us," coach Mike Tomlin said after the 20-16 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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SB Nation

The Steelers and Jaguars played the ugliest game of Week 11

The Steelers came out flat. All of their first half drives ended in punts, interceptions (two), and one on downs. At one point late in the first half, Ben Roethlisberger's passer rating was 1.7 (!). Roethlisberger has been known to have his hot and ...

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ESPN (blog)

Roethlisberger, Steelers shock Jaguars with epic comeback

To cap a brilliant fourth quarter, Roethlisberger stretched the nose of the football across the goal line on a diving 1-yard touchdown run with three seconds left as the Pittsburgh Steelers shocked the Jaguars 20-16 on Sunday. After a rough three ...

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ESPN (blog)

Roethlisberger, Steelers shock Jaguars with epic comeback

To cap a brilliant fourth quarter, Roethlisberger stretched the nose of the football across the goal line on a diving 1-yard touchdown run with three seconds left as the Pittsburgh Steelers shocked the Jaguars 20-16 on Sunday. After a rough three ...

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USA TODAY

Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers stun Jaguars in last-minute comeback

On a day in which he threw three interceptions – including two to Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey – Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger dove for a 1-yard, game-winning touchdown that left just three seconds on the clock to beat Jacksonville 20-16.

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Forbes

No Bell, No Drama, Pittsburgh Steelers Continue To Win

No matter what the circumstances have been, the Pittsburgh Steelers have done what the Steelers do: win. It doesn't matter if an All-Pro running back is absent from the roster, Pittsburgh is maintaining its tradition of leading the AFC North. A couple ...

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Steelers made pitch to Le'Veon Bell to return last week, told him of their ...

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a pitch to Le'Veon Bell to return to the team prior to the deadline to sign his 2018 franchise tender during their conversations with his agent on Tuesday, league sources said, but the running back was not interested in ...

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Why Pittsburgh Steelers should leave Le'Veon Bell on bench if he reports

PITTSBURGH — The Steelers are cooking. So why potentially mess with a recipe that's working by introducing an ingredient that could ruin the whole meal? Though the AFC North leaders just stormed to a fifth consecutive victory Thursday night by ...

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The Steelers, 'instrumental' in city's recovery, are back home

I never intended to start this "week with the Steelers" diary with a visit to Squirrel Hill, but you realize quickly that, in this town, there's no way to separate the two: On this Monday morning, the two items above the fold in the Pittsburgh Post ...

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Remember when the Steelers were doomed? Yeah, they figured things out

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered Week 10 in a familiar spot: first place in the AFC North. They protected that spot atop the division by dominating the Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football, 52-21. The blowout win improved the Steelers' record to ...

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Steelers rout Panthers, Ben Roethlisberger has 5 TDs ahead of Le'Veon Bell's ...

Wearing their Color Rush "Dark Knight" uniforms — you'll recall Batman and Bane once tore up Heinz Field — the Steelers (6-2-1) needed little time to turn the lights out on the Panthers even after Carolina began the game by slicing through the ...

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Steelers vs. Panthers final score, takeaways: Steelers demolish Panthers on ...

And then very, very quickly, the Steelers completely took over the game and did not look back, rolling to a 52-21 win on "Thursday Night Football." Pittsburgh's first play from scrimmage was a 75-yard touchdown pass to JuJu Smith-Schuster. Carolina's ...

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ESPN (blog)

Ben Roethlisberger has Steelers playing like team possessed

If Ben Roethlisberger can continue to deliver masterpieces like this against a good defense, the Steelers -- winners of five straight -- might have their best chance at a Super Bowl since the early Mike Tomlin years. The entire offense feels the good ...

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La Opinión (Comunicado de prensa)

Partidos imperdibles de la NFL en español: Steelers vibran con un corredor que venció al cáncer

Con un tremendo choque de equipos con calibre de playoffs se pone en marcha la Semana 10 de la NFL este jueves. Los Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2-1) reciben a los Carolina Panthers (6-2), en uno de los duelos más atractivos de la temporada, el cual puede ...

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¡Humillante paliza! Steelers anotan 52 puntos a los Panthers

Ben Roethlisberger lanzó cinco pases de anotación y Pittsburgh Steelers masacraron a Carolina Panthers 21-52. El quarterback acerero volvió a tener una noche mágica para comandar el quinto triunfo consecutivo del equipo negro y oro. Por primera vez ...

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PANTHERS

Los Steelers, luego de un arranque inmerso en muchos problemas, poco a poco se han estabilizado con victorias valiosas, sobre todo ante sus rivales de división, mismas que les han permitido tomar -momentáneamente- el liderato de la AFC Norte.

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Panthers y Steelers ponen a prueba sus rachas de victorias en Heinz Field

De acuerdo al "Football Power Index" de ESPN, las posibilidades que los Steelers ganen la AFC Norte podría cambiar en un 20 por ciento con base en el resultado de este jueves, mientras las posibilidades de los Panthers de ganar la NFC Sur podrían ...

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Antonio Brown pulled over, cited for doing 100 mph near bank robbery on ...

Antonio Brown apparently likes to spend gameday getting up to speed, literally. The Steelers wide receiver was pulled over for driving more than 100 mph in a 45 mph zone according to KDKA, a CBS Sports Pittsburgh affiliate. Oddly enough, it appears ...

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Steelers' Antonio Brown cited for going 100+ mph on McKnight Road

ROSS TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was stopped by police for speeding just hours before the team's Thursday night game against the Carolina Panthers. According to Ross Township police, Brown was cited for going in ...

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It might be time to start worrying about the Steelers

Apart from the Patriots, there has been no team in the AFC — and perhaps the NFL — more consistent than the Pittsburgh Steelers in recent history. Their streak of four consecutive playoff appearances is the second longest in the league, and they've ...

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Le'Veon Bell's absence finally catching up to Steelers

PITTSBURGH -- No matter how much the Pittsburgh Steelers have tried to separate themselves from Le'Veon Bell, his absence was deeply felt Sunday night. The Steelers needed an equalizer to settle down the offense when things went awry in the second ...

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SB Nation

The Ravens tricked the Steelers AND the refs on this potentially illegal formation

The Baltimore Ravens have been getting a little bit more creative on offense this year, and they might've pulled their best trick so far this season in the fourth quarter of their 26-14 win against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers. Baltimore lined up ...

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With Le'Veon Bell still nowhere to be seen, the Steelers' season is unraveling

It now seems clear that the Pittsburgh Steelers and tailback Le'Veon Bell need each other. The Steelers need Bell. If that wasn't obvious before Sunday night, it became glaringly evident during a home loss to the Baltimore Ravens that put the Steelers ...

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Baltimore Sun

Ravens use stingy second-half defense to defeat archrival Steelers, 26-14

So very quickly, the Ravens' impossible dream start had devolved into another unsettling dogfight with the archrival Pittsburgh Steelers. All it took was one ill-timed fumble by Alex Collins with the Ravens poised to push their lead to 21-3 early in ...

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USA TODAY

Baltimore Ravens deliver another stinging loss for Pittsburgh Steelers

PITTSBURGH — Time for another round of Steelers drama. This time, the impetus is a stinging loss from their bitter division rival, as the Baltimore Ravens hung a 26-14 defeat on the Steelers. The verdict was a rather complete verdict. Baltimore's No ...

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Ravens vs. Steelers final score, takeaways: Joe Flacco, Baltimore defense ...

As far as the 2018 season goes, Sunday night was your typical Steelers experience. They were embarrassed early as the Ravens jumped out to a 14-0 first-quarter lead only to bounce back in the second quarter to tie the score. But it was Baltimore's ...

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Ravens vs. Steelers 2018 live results: Highlights & more from 'Sunday Night ...

Ravens 14, Steelers 3, 12:39, 2Q: Touchback, so the Ravens start from their own 25-yard line. On first down, Flacco has great protection and he finds Brown again, this one for a massive 71-yard gain. Edmunds was able to force him out of bounds at the ...

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Good, bad and ugly from Steelers' win over Tampa Bay

Five things we learned from Steelers 30, Buccaneers 27. 1. Nothing comes easy for this bunch. Thanks to four turnovers, one of which was Bud Dupree's 10-yard interception return for a touchdown, the Steelers pounced on the Buccaneers in the second ...

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Ben Roethlisberger's big night vs. Buccaneers gives Steelers first win of 2018

After getting picked off on Pittsburgh's second drive — Bucs safety Justin Evans beautifully broke on the ball — Roethlisberger rebounded by leading three consecutive scoring drives (two ending in TD throws) to stake the Steelers to a comfortable 16 ...

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Records set during Steelers' MNF victory

On Monday night, Big Ben went 21-of-25 for 273 yards with three touchdown passes in the first half alone while helping the Steelers a 30-10 lead. A week earlier, Roethlisberger attempted 35 first half passes while helping Pittsburgh erase a 21-0 deficit.

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Tim Benz: 4 simple thoughts on Steelers' win over Bucs

But just as it looked like Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was turning from "Fitzmagic" into "Fitztragic," the Steelers let the Bucs off the mat. A 20-point halftime lead was whittled down to a field goal with Tampa getting the ball back at the ...

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Steelers Stop Ryan Fitzpatrick, and Get a Much Needed Win

TAMPA, Fla. — Monday night in Tampa, in the rare times when a play did not conclude with a roughing the passer penalty, FitzMagic ran out of tricks, Big Ben made a case for the Steelers' survival without Le'Veon Bell, and a numbing parity continued to ...

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The Steelers finally get a win, leaving the Bucs with an interesting decision ...

Not much has gone as planned for the Pittsburgh Steelers early in this season. Franchise-tagged tailback Le'Veon Bell has not joined the team, continuing his contract stare-down with the organization and irking teammates in the process. Wide receiver ...

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The good and the bad from Steelers 1st victory of 2018 season

The Pittsburgh Steelers weren't perfect, but they earned their first victory of the 2018 season after defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday Night Football, 30-27. After falling behind 7-0 following Ben Roethlisberger's interception, Big Ben and ...

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Big Ben, Steelers withstand Fitz's rally to beat Bucs

Whew, that was close. The Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1-1) escaped disaster on Monday night, withstanding a furious second-half comeback from Ryan Fitzpatrick to defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1), 30-27. 1. Two years to the week that Ryan Fitzpatrick ...

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Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers Hang on to Beat Ryan Fitzpatrick, Buccaneers on MNF

It was only a matter of time before Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick stopped playing like an MVP and the Pittsburgh Steelers stopped playing like a last-place team, and both early-season trends ended Monday. Pittsburgh won Monday's ...

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Steelers-Buccaneers final score, takeaways: FitzMagic runs out as Steelers ...

The Steelers finally put an end to Tampa's hot start on Monday night, holding on for a 30-27 win over the Bucs in Tampa behind an efficient display of passing from Ben Roethlisberger and a defensive performance that was better than it looks considering ...

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Monday Night Football odds: Buccaneers vs. Steelers picks from proven model on ...

The final game of the Week 3 NFL schedule features two of the season's most surprising teams when the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday Night Football. Kickoff is at 8:15 p.m. ET, and after opening as 2.5-point underdogs, the ...

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Monday Night Football 2018: Steelers vs. Buccaneers live results & highlights

Steelers 16, Buccaneers 7, 8:04, 2Q: Tampa Bay takes over on their own 30-yard line. Evans picks up 27 yards through the air, then Pittsburgh is called for unnecessary roughness, giving them the ball at the Steelers' 28-yard line. Barber picks up a ...

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Le'Veon Bell reportedly told Steelers' O-line he would report last week; RB ...

Le'Veon Bell passed on his $855,000 game check this week to extend a holdout that just about everyone thought would end with the final preseason game. As it stands, it's unclear when he'll rejoin the Steelers because one of the league's most dynamic ...

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Friday Football Footnotes: CBSSports picks Ravens over Steelers to win AFC North

And the Steelers have a very good offensive line. But I'm not buying they can fix the late-season issues that plagued the defense after Ryan Shazier's terrible injury. If the defense plays in 2018 like it did down the stretch, the offense will need to ...

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Replacing 50 Isn't Easy: 10 Thoughts on the 2018 Steelers

Before Ryan Shazier went down early in Week 13, the Steelers had one of the NFL's most dynamic defenses. Its scheme was multifaceted yet crisply defined: On running downs coordinator Keith Butler employed both 4-3 and 3-4 looks with traditional zone ...

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Josh Dobbs impresses in Steelers' preseason finale

Josh Dobbs shined in the Pittsburgh Steelers' final preseason game versus the Carolina Panthers. Could the backup quarterback's good tape provide enough impetus for a team to trade for him? NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Good Morning ...

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QB Josh Dobbs shines in Steelers victory

If quarterback Joshua Dobbs is not going to make it with the Steelers, he did not go quietly. Dobbs made his case to remain on some team's 53-man roster Thursday night by driving his offense of non-starters to three scores in four series before leaving ...

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The Pittsburgh Steelers Week 4 preseason highlights

After winning their first preseason game on the road against the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles, the Steelers allowed a preseason franchise record 51 points in a loss to the Packers. Pittsburgh's defense responded in their next reason game ...

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Why Your Team Sucks 2018: Pittsburgh Steelers

Some people are fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. This 2018 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here. Your team: Pittsburgh Steelers.

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