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Shanahan filed police report in Pittsburgh for stolen items tha…

Shanahan filed police report in Pittsburgh for stolen items that were found not stolen

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 13, 2012
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan thought he was leaving Pittsburgh with far less than just the 27-12 loss the Redskins’ suffered at the hands of the Steelers in Week 8. According to Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Shanahan fi
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  • Hines Ward says Steelers won’t go very far without Roethlisberg…

    Hines Ward says Steelers won’t go very far without Roethlisberger

    The good news for the Steelers?  As Peter King pointed out on Twitter, they’ve lost their four games against the Ravens when Ben Roethlisberger was injured or suspended by only three points three times and only six points the other time. The bad news f
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  • Werder takes a jab at Reilly over Roethlisberger reporting

    Werder takes a jab at Reilly over Roethlisberger reporting

    As ESPN-on-ESPN crime goes, this one falls somewhere between conflicting factual reports regarding a player injury and Tony Kornheiser’s notorious public slam of Hannah Storm’s on-air attire. After Monday night’s Chiefs-Steelers game, ESPN’s in-st
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  • Whip around the league with PFT on NBC Sports Network at 5 p.m.…

    Whip around the league with PFT on NBC Sports Network at 5 p.m. ET

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012
    The injury suffered by Ben Roethlisberger during Monday night’s 13-10 Steelers victory over the Chiefs added to a football week already filled with injuries to starting quarterbacks. All those injuries will be up for discussion during Tuesday’s editio
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  • Ravens sign the cornerback named Chris Johnson

    Ravens sign the cornerback named Chris Johnson

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012
    We thought about making the headline read “Ravens sign Chris Johnson” and then opening with a joke about how it isn’t that Chris Johnson. You probably wouldn’t have laughed, though. It really isn’t that funny when you take the five seconds to re
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  • AFC North quarterback report card

    AFC North quarterback report card

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012
    A look at how the quarterbacks around the division fared in Week 10: Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals Stats: 21-for-30 (70 percent) for 199 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions. Comment: Dalton delivered his best game as a pro when the Bengals nee…
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  • Ayanbadejo says Raiders thanked him for supporting gay marriage

    Ayanbadejo says Raiders thanked him for supporting gay marriage

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012
    During Sunday’s Raiders-Ravens game, Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo talked to some players on the Raiders, but it wasn’t trash talk. Instead, Ayanbadejo says he and some of his opponents talked about politics, and that players on the Raiders cre
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  • Another concussion for Ryan Clark

    Another concussion for Ryan Clark

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012
    When it comes to Steelers injuries this week, you’re going to have a hard time capturing much attention if your name isn’t Ben Roethlisberger. The quarterback isn’t the only member of the team to come out of Monday night’s 13-10 win over the Chief
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  • Coughlin: Eli's play vs. Bengals 'terrible,' 'foolish'

    Coughlin: Eli's play vs. Bengals 'terrible,' 'foolish'

    CNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012
    Coughlin: Eli's play vs. Bengals 'terrible,' 'foolish'
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  • In lawsuit, Mendenhall invokes Charlie Sheen’s 9/11 comments

    In lawsuit, Mendenhall invokes Charlie Sheen’s 9/11 comments

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012
    Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall was dropped as an endorser of the athletics apparel company Champion after he expressed doubts on Twitter about whether Osama bin Laden was really behind the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and criticize…
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  • Jerry Jones says “it’s all about Jason,” but is it?

    Jerry Jones says “it’s all about Jason,” but is it?

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012
    Two days after not-commenting-while-commenting on the reported interest of outgoing Browns president Mike Holmgren in the not-currently-vacant head coaching job in Dallas, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has commented on his commitment to the guy who currentl…
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  • Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's se…

    Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's seat; mail

    CNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012
    In the wake of the Week 10 news:
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  • NFL: Week 10 knee-jerk reactions

    NFL: Week 10 knee-jerk reactions

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012
    You’ve heard the chatter by the sports pundits and on the talk shows. Heck, you may have even heard it here. So are the knee-jerk reactions about your team based in reality? Our NFL bloggers weigh in.
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  • In unfortunate typo, ESPN touts Ben Roethlisberger’s ‘drink and…

    In unfortunate typo, ESPN touts Ben Roethlisberger’s ‘drink and drunk’ style

    yahoo.com Nov 13, 2012
    We live in a text-and-information-heavy sports society, so it's not surprising that every now and then a typo slips through. But some missteps are more unfortunate than others, as with the mistake on ESPN's "Monday Night Countdown" involving a…
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  • Meeting with Mourning inspires Browns' Little

    Meeting with Mourning inspires Browns' Little

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012
    Greg Little came away inspired from his a meeting with Alonzo Mourning, who explained to him that if he wanted to develop as a player, and that if he wanted to help his team win, the only way to reach any goals was through personal sacrifice.
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  • Jerry Jones wants Murray healthy for long haul

    Jerry Jones wants Murray healthy for long haul

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012
    The Cowboys haven’t proven themselves to be consistent enough to overlook anyone, but owner Jerry Jones sounded like a man looking down the schedule past the Browns, in respect to the condition of running back DeMarco Murray. Jones said they’d continu
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  • Upon Further Review: Steelers

    Upon Further Review: Steelers

    Revisiting the Pittsburgh Steelers' 16-13 overtime win over the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field: Lawrence Timmons' 23-yard interception return led to the winning field goal in overtime and saved the NFL's top-ranked defense from an embarrassing defeat…
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  • Brady Quinn cleared, ready to play Sunday

    Brady Quinn cleared, ready to play Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012
    After missing two games with a concussion, Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn has been cleared to return to the field on Sunday against the Bengals. Although he had already been ruled out of Monday night’s game against the Steelers, Quinn made the road trip
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  • Since Everybody Loves Fans Flipping The Bird, Here's A Steelers…

    Since Everybody Loves Fans Flipping The Bird, Here's A Steelers Fan Flipping The Bird Last Night

    deadspin.com Nov 13, 2012
    If there were any chance we'd miss such a thing as this, you all ensured we were covered. Thanks to the many, many of you who submitted your own versions of this angry Steelers fan, and keep the tips coming by emailing us. More »
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  • Ed Reed apologizes for bad day in blowout win

    Ed Reed apologizes for bad day in blowout win

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012
    Even after a 35-point blowout, some Ravens players aren’t satisfied. In fact, veteran safety Ed Reed apologized, via Twitter, for his play in the 55-20 win over the Raiders. His missed tackle, which led to a 55-yard touchdown by Darrius Heyward-Bey, hel
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  • Steelers Fans Are Inescapable And Terrible

    Steelers Fans Are Inescapable And Terrible

    deadspin.com Nov 13, 2012
    I have been broadcasting to you live from Walt Disney World all weekend and, man, Steelers fans are everywhere. Even here, at the tiny little corner of a bar at my resort. This woman was so loud and so pro-Pittsburgh and only asked once what was the sco…
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  • Fourth-and-Short: Gut-Check Time for Flacco

    Fourth-and-Short: Gut-Check Time for Flacco

    grantland.com Nov 13, 2012
    If there's a silver lining to the injury bug that's bitten the Baltimore Ravens this season, it comes in the form of being able to finally evaluate Jo...
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  • About Last Night: K.C. Can't Stop Steelers

    About Last Night: K.C. Can't Stop Steelers

    grantland.com Nov 13, 2012
    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons intercepted Chiefs Q...
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  • Video - Big Ben injury update 02:22

    Big Ben injury update

    Nov 13
    Will Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger be able to play on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens? Dr. Neal ElAttrache, an orthopedic surgeon, discusses the details of Big Ben's injury.
  • Video - Roethlisberger's Shoulder Sprain Could Be Significant 01:45

    Roethlisberger's Shoulder Sprain Could Be Significant

    Nov 13
    Mike Tomlin describes Ben Roethlisberger as questionable after he suffered an "SC sprain."
  • Video - Can Pittsburgh Steelers survive without Big Ben? 01:50

    Can Pittsburgh Steelers survive without Big Ben?

    Nov 13
    Are the Pittsburgh Steelers still a playoff team without QB Ben Roethlisberger? Darren Sharper and Heath Evans explain why everyone will need to step up if Big Ben is forced to miss time with a shoulder injury.
  • Video - Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin: 'We did do enough to win' 03:57

    Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin: 'We did do enough to win'

    Nov 13
    Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin addresses the media after the game and discusses the health of QB Ben Roethlisberger and the gutsy performance by his team to pick up the win.

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