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The Steelers will hit the midpoint of their season Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts still searching for an identity, something that tells them what kind ...Upvote Share Tweet
J.J. Watt can change the outcome of a game and has a number of times this year. But against the Steelers, Watt was held in ...Upvote Share TweetAfter a four-game absence because of a sprained MCL, Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier could be set to return to the lineup Sunday vs. Indianapolis. Shazier and reserve safety Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) have a “pretty good chance of playing this …Upvote Share Tweetpittsburghlive.com 8 hours agoAndrew Luck: Peyton Manning, Tom Brady and ... Andrew Luck. Manning and Brady are pocket passers who have been atop the NFL quarterback hierarchy for ...Upvote Share Tweet
Penguins renew rivalry with Flyers tonightSteve Downie racked up his share of penalty minutes as a Flyer and agitated his fair share of Penguins over parts of three seasons in Philadelphia.Upvote Share Tweet
Antonio Brown steamed about overturned TDSteelers receiver Antonio Brown said he tweeted a derogatory remark about the officials because he felt he was cheated out of a touchdown catch Monday night against the Houston Texans.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers’ defense rebounds after shaky 1st quarter, forces Texans into mistakespittsburghlive.com 9 hours agoAs an angry crowd bemoaned the Steelers’ lackluster effort in the first quarter on Monday Night Football at Heinz Field, safety Mike Mitchell figured the ...Upvote Share Tweet
Penguins notebook: Backup Greiss to debut on the roadBackup goalie Thomas Greiss will debut for the Penguins on the road Thursday or Saturday, coach Mike Johnston said.Upvote Share TweetThere are many ways to inspire your teammates. Make a big hit. Recover a fumble. Intercept a pass. Make a long run. Throw a long pass. Make a great catch. Score a touchdown.Upvote Share Tweet
On the Steelers: Luck is just around the cornerpost-gazette.com 10 hours agoThe parade of journeymen, backups and rookie quarterbacks the Steelers faced this season ends Sunday at Heinz Field when they must defend against the most prolific passer in the NFL.Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Tomlin mum on Antonio Brown trick-play touchdownESPN.com 12 hours agoPITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers reached into their bag of trick to score the touchdown that put them ahead for good in a 30-23 win over the Houston Texans. But coach Mike Tomlin was in no mood to talk about wide receiver Antonio Brown’s 3-yard tou…Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers dial up 2-point play for Brown’s TD tosspittsburghlive.com 16 hours agoThe Steelers used up their best 2-point conversion play when Antonio Brown threw a misdirection touchdown pass to fellow wide receiver Lance Moore on Monday ...Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com 17 hours agoMike Adams hadn’t stepped on the field in a regular-season game since December at Green Bay. His disappointing second season, when he lost his starting job at left tackle after four games, was followed by a disappointing training camp when he did little…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?thehockeynews.com 18 hours agoThe appearance of Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis at Rexall Place for Friday’s game between the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers raised eyebrows among NHL followers. Sportsnet’s Mark Spector wondered if Ben Scrivens performance in that game could…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 20 hours agoTroy Polamalu has been a great player in the NFL. Few players are more synonymous with the Pittsburgh Steelers. But, Troy, we beg of you: Can the leap. As the Steelers were protecting a two-touchdown lead in the final two minutes of Monday night's victo…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 20 hours agoThe Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned defenseman Derrick Pouliot to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Pouliot has been rehabbing from offs...Upvote Share TweetBrett Keisel saw the ball drop into his 36-year-old hands, and the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end started chugging toward the end zone.Upvote Share TweetIn Dallas, where the Cowboys are an NFL-best 6-1, they are pushing hard for running back DeMarco Murray as the league’s Most Valuable Player. It is hard to argue. Murray has set an NFL record by rushing for more than 100 yards in each of the first seven…Upvote Share Tweet
Gene Collier: Shocking doesn’t begin to describe Steelers winpost-gazette.com Oct 21 (yesterday)Few things are guaranteed in this NFL, maybe you’ve noticed, and the prospect of the 3-3 Houston Texans combining with the 3-3 Pittsburgh Pennsylvanians to construct a sweepingly entertaining night of prime-time hi-jinks was not among them.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 21 (yesterday)The Houston Texans have lost three straight games and four out of their last five after falling 30-23 to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday night. And Texans head coach Bill O’Brien is none too happy about it. O’Brien was noticeably heated in his post-ga…Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Oct 21 (yesterday)Martavis Bryant showed a penchant for catching touchdowns in his college career at Clemson, and it didn’t take long for the rookie fourth-round draft choice to continue his scoring production in the NFL. Playing in his first professional game, Bryant’s …Upvote Share Tweet
Game Balls: Houston at PittsburghOct 21Steelers DE Brett Keisel gets a game ball from Scott Brown after igniting a second-quarter surge with a QB pressure and pick. Texans reporter Tania Ganguli's game ball goes to Shane Lechler, whose punts averaged 45 yards, including one downed at the
Week 7: Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown highlightsOct 21Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown caught 9 passes for 90 yards and even threw a touchdown pass in his team's Week 7 victory.
Week 7: Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell highlightsOct 21Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell recorded 145 all-purpose yards and a touchdown in his team's Week 7 victory.
Steelers Trick Play For The TDOct 20On first-and-goal, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger pitches the ball to Antonio Brown, who throws the ball to Lance Moore for the touchdown.
Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extensionOct 21The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quitOct 21The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas IIIOct 21The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
The Week 7 MailbagOct 21Many of you wrote in Monday to ask about the fumble at the end of Rams-Seahawks, the miscue that infuriated Seattle and had a huge effect on the outcome of the game, a 28-26 St. Louis victory. I spoke to the NFL officiating czar, Dean Blandino, on Monda…