Football


Steelers rally past Ravens to win AFC North
- December 26, 2016

The Steelers moved 75 yards in 10 plays in just 1 minute, 9 seconds to regain the lead after Juszcyzk's touchdown. This week, there is a playoff spot on the line . After the Ravens pushed their lead to 20-10, the Steelers knew they needed a quick response. NFL Network will televise the game. If Pittsburgh won, they would win the AFC North and secure the 3-seed in the AFC Playoffs . (more...)
Baltimore Ravens vs Pittsburgh Steelers: prediction, preview, pick to win
- December 26, 2016

Behold, the Steelers and Ravens playing on Christmas Day, proof that the makers of the National Football League schedule have a sense of humor. He had a whopping 238 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns. The Ravens defense has to contain Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell, but that's something they have done a pretty good job of in the past. The Ravens have now missed the playoffs two straight years, and three of the last four. (more...)
Steelers, Ravens looking to ring each other's bells on Christmas
- December 25, 2016

This is must-watch football. When comparing those numbers against the other hated rival Cincinnati Bengals, they fall short - 69 receptions for 972 yards and four touchdowns in 13 games. Flacco's passes have drawn six pass interference calls this year, but since he entered the league in 2008, Flacco and Eli Manning lead all quarterbacks in drawing defensive pass interference calls, forcing refs to throw their flags 87 times . (more...)
Ravens Players Outline Christmas Game Plan for Kids, Steelers Ravens Players Outline Christmas Game Plan for Kids, Steelers
- December 25, 2016

This is must-watch football. "It's all the hours, all the sacrifice, all the time - it's for a chance to win the division and get into the dance". Baltimore makes the playoffs if it wins its two remaining games. " That's the mindset of our whole team", Hargrave said. Bell is third in the National Football League in rushing yards this season, but the Ravens have the second-ranked rush defense. (more...)
Joe Flacco, Ben Roethlisberger Ready For AFC North Showdown Joe Flacco, Ben Roethlisberger Ready For AFC North Showdown
- December 24, 2016

Instead, bettors would be wise to consider a play on the total in what will likely be a defensive battle. "Watching film and then putting it into practice on the field has helped so much", he said. Despite those lapses, Baltimore is still ranked fifth in the National Football League in total defense and second against the run. While the Steelers are known for their offense led by five Pro Bowlers, it's their defense that has been the key to their winning streak and made them serious Super ... (more...)
Ravens vs. Steelers Prediction, Preview, Spread, Channel
- December 22, 2016

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 9-5 on the season, and first in the division. Both teams have seen most of their wins come against weaker competition. Last season, when the Steelers lost to the Ravens on the penultimate weekend, they needed to beat Cleveland on the final week and have the Bills beat the Jets. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger: Some Bengals players 'can't stand' Vontaze Burfict's antics Ben Roethlisberger: Some Bengals players 'can't stand' Vontaze Burfict's antics
- December 21, 2016

They're headed back with a chance to inflict another loss that will leave a lasting mark. Instead, the Giants look like the most unsafe team in the NFC at the moment, despite a long list of injuries that should have prevented them from achieving a streak of eight wins in their last ten games, to put them in the driver's seat for the top Wild Card seed. (more...)
Ravens pumped for biggest regular-season meeting ever with rival Steelers Ravens pumped for biggest regular-season meeting ever with rival Steelers
- December 20, 2016

Unfortunately for the Steelers, they could be shorthanded against the Ravens. "It doesn't get any better than this". With the Steelers holding a 1 game lead on Baltimore in the division, winning in Cincy would keep them ahead in the division no matter the outcome Baltimore had against the Eagles. (more...)
Jeremy Hill Celebrates Bengals TD By Spiking A Steelers Terrible Towel Jeremy Hill Celebrates Bengals TD By Spiking A Steelers Terrible Towel
- December 18, 2016

It also was the Steelers' seventh win in their last eight game against the Bengals and seventh in the last eight in Cincinnati . The Steelers move to 9-5 and stay in first place. And you thought last year's meltdown by the Bengals was epic. Ben Roethlisberger's 24-yard touchdown pass to Eli Rogers with 7:29 remaining put the finishing touches on a 14-point rally and lifted the Steelers to a 24-20 victory. (more...)
Roger Goodell 'Misspoke' About When Giants Told NFL About Deflategate 2
- December 16, 2016

Rooney denied anything nefarious by his team, pointing out that the original Deflategate controversy resulted in a new protocol in which the league measures all game balls beforehand and keeps them in the possession of the officiating crew until just before kickoff. (more...)
Bell tolls 3 times for Steelers in 27-20 over Buffalo Bills Bell tolls 3 times for Steelers in 27-20 over Buffalo Bills
- December 14, 2016

I gave him the game ball", Roethlisberger said. Critics pooh-poohed the wins over Cleveland and Indianapolis, but a 24-14 win over the previously red-hot New York Giants saw the return of a dominant defense. He had five seasons with 10 or more touchdowns as well. He had a spectacular 1,361 rushing yards, but even more impressive was that he had 854 receiving yards on 88 catches! SHADY vs. (more...)
Tomlin has no plans to revisit ugly history with Bengals Tomlin has no plans to revisit ugly history with Bengals
- December 14, 2016

There are a lot of circumstances, always, that can affect things, but to me that's the biggest thing. "Every week is going to be a stepping stone for me because I'm behind". He certainly does. But he's been basically a.500 coach over his almost two seasons in Western New York and there are plenty of mentors in this league who can't even reach that threshold. (more...)
Steelers vs. Bills Week 14 Steelers vs. Bills Week 14
- December 14, 2016

This 24-14 victory was the most impressive of the three, ending their opponents' run of six victories. McCoy is as unpredictable as he is explosive. yards, both most in NFL. No. 1 pick Shaq Lawson will reportedly make his first start at outside linebacker against the Steelers. But once off the PUP list and into the lineup, the Steelers are 3-1, and the one loss, 35-30 to Dallas, was Green's first game back, and one in which the Steelers enjoyed their highest yardage output of the ... (more...)
Ryan sticks with QB Taylor; focuses on Bills facing Browns Ryan sticks with QB Taylor; focuses on Bills facing Browns
- December 14, 2016

The Bills, who started 4-2 and beat the Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Week 4, are now 6-7 after a 27-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in which they allowed 460 total yards of offense, including 298 total yards to Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell alone. (more...)
With Green expecting to practice, Bengals-Steelers could be full strength With Green expecting to practice, Bengals-Steelers could be full strength
- December 13, 2016

Roethlisberger said the Steelers know they control their playoff hopes and said no reminder from Tomlin about keeping their emotions in check is necessary. In the final seconds of that game, Brown went over the middle for a pass and Burfict lunged his helmet into Brown's, prompting a 15-yard penalty and setting up Pittsburgh's game-winning field goal. (more...)
With Big Ben struggling, Steelers lean on Bell to beat Bills With Big Ben struggling, Steelers lean on Bell to beat Bills
- December 12, 2016

If they're true, then Ryan's coaches and players - especially embattled quarterback Taylor - offered few reasons to compel the Pegulas to reconsider. The Steelers will need him sharp against the Ravens and in the playoffs (if they make it) and I'm sure Mike Tomlin wants opposing teams to stop focusing all their attention on Antonio Brown . (more...)
DeflateGate 2 Pittsburgh Boogaloo: Steelers DeflateGate 2 Pittsburgh Boogaloo: Steelers "caught" with underinflated footballs vs Giants
- December 11, 2016

And no, the Patriots are not involved. NY was suspicious after two Steelers takeaways and checked the footballs on the sideline, where they can up with too low of an air pressure, according to Fox Sports . The kickoff temperature in Pittsburgh last week was 43 degrees. Certainly this story is worth watching in the coming days and weeks considering what happened with the Patriots just under two years ago. (more...)
CBS Sports' Tracy Wolfson Talks Steelers-Bills, Le'Veon Bell CBS Sports' Tracy Wolfson Talks Steelers-Bills, Le'Veon Bell
- December 09, 2016

The Browns , ya, their games have certainly been interesting, and who knows if they'll get a win. "That's all there is to it". "Guys always feel like they've got to - for whatever reason - feel like they got to try to hurt me, take me out of the game." said Bell via NJ.com . (more...)
Barkley, Barrett share Big Ten MVP award
- December 09, 2016

Iowa (Nov. 5) and 277 at Purdue (Oct. 29). Nine players received at least one first- or second-place vote, and this is the first tie since 2009, when Penn State quarterback Daryll Clark and MI defensive end Brandon Graham shared the award. On the season, Barrett finished third in the Big Ten in total offense, tallying 3,275 total yards of offense while also accounting for 33 total touchdowns (24 passing, nine rushing). (more...)
Steelers route New York Giants at home, 24-14
- December 09, 2016

They've been it. After 3 straight wins they're 7-5. Davis tied the team lead with seven tackles and added an interception, while Mitchell continued his quality work in pass coverage. In the air Bell caught six passes for 64 yards. Elliott has 28 catches on the season, including an 83-yard screen pass that he took for a touchdown against the Steelers. (more...)