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Steelers struggle in 31-21 loss to Eagles

Steelers struggle in 31-21 loss to Eagles

post-gazette.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Updated 3 hours ago
PHILADELPHIA — Anyone think the Steelers had a bad day Wednesday when two players were stopped for marijuana possession?
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  • Steelers' Bell, Blount apologize for 'distraction'

    Steelers' Bell, Blount apologize for 'distraction'

    Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount apologized Thursday night but said nothing about the citations each will receive for marijuana possession.
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  • Foles, offense in form as Eagles top Steelers

    Foles, offense in form as Eagles top Steelers

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    Back at home, Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles got back on track. Foles threw one touchdown pass and led the starting offense to three first-half scores in a 31-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night.
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  • Distracted Steelers show nothing in loss to Eagles

    Distracted Steelers show nothing in loss to Eagles

    pittsburghlive.com 10 hours ago
    PHILADELPHIA — They kept the starters into until deep into the third quarter, not that it mattered. The Steelers never were into this game — ...
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  • Steelers’ starters struggle in tune-up at Philadelphia

    Steelers’ starters struggle in tune-up at Philadelphia

    Last season, the Steelers were compromised by an 0-4 start. And with the regular season a little more than two weeks away, it’s clear the 2014 Steelers have some things to clean up before the gates open. In Thursday night’s 31-21 loss at Philadelphia, t…
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  • Snoop Dogg On Steelers OC Todd Haley: "Fire That Motherfucker"

    Snoop Dogg On Steelers OC Todd Haley: "Fire That Motherfucker"

    deadspin.com 11 hours ago
    Snoop Dogg, never one to be shy about his sports takes, has set his sights on Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd "The Todd" Haley. The Steelers lost to the Eagles tonight 31-21 and Snoop was not having any of it. He went on a mothe…
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  • Jason Worilds leaves with knee injury

    Jason Worilds leaves with knee injury

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds has been ruled out for the remainder of Thursday’s preseason game at Philadelphia with a right knee injury, the club said. Worilds was credited with a sack of Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez early in the third q…
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  • Steelers notebook: Keisel dresses, but doesn’t play

    Steelers notebook: Keisel dresses, but doesn’t play

    pittsburghlive.com 12 hours ago
    PHILADELPHIA — Newly re-signed defensive end Brett Keisel was in uniform for the Steelers on Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles despite not practicing in ...
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  • Eagles' LeSean McCoy suffers sprained thumb vs. Steelers

    Eagles' LeSean McCoy suffers sprained thumb vs. Steelers

    yahoo.com 14 hours ago
    LeSean McCoy's toe seemed fine when he scored a terrific touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night. But now the Philadelphia Eagles running back had a new scare: his thumb. McCoy left the game after scoring a 22-yard touchdown and was tak…
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  • Obituary: Elmer Gray / Longtime scout for Pirates, other MLB te…

    Obituary: Elmer Gray / Longtime scout for Pirates, other MLB teams

    post-gazette.com 15 hours ago
    Elmer Gray was a scout with the Cincinnati Reds in 1969 when he recommended that the club draft a raw kid from Donora, Pa. He stuck to his convictions even though most people around baseball wondered whether the player in question could be a Major Leagu…
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  • Chris Polk out for Eagles on Thursday night; Lance Moore expect…

    Chris Polk out for Eagles on Thursday night; Lance Moore expected to sit for Steelers

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    The Eagles and Steelers will be several players short on Thursday night in Philadelphia. Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin (hamstring), wide receiver Josh Huff (shoulder), linebacker Jake Knott (hamstring), tailback Chris Polk (hamstring), wide receiver …
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  • Pirates' woes in Miller Park could extend slide

    Pirates' woes in Miller Park could extend slide

    post-gazette.com 15 hours ago
    The Pirates' struggles at Miller Park are well documented.
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  • Report: Steelers want to sign Cortez Allen to new contract

    Report: Steelers want to sign Cortez Allen to new contract

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    The Steelers are reportedly efforting to sign one of their starting defensive backs to a contract extension. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the team wants to sign cornerback Cortez Allen to a new deal. The 25-year-old Allen is …
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  • Steelers finally will make heavy use of no-huddle, supposedly

    Steelers finally will make heavy use of no-huddle, supposedly

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    In recent years, the Steelers have been talking about using the no-huddle more frequently. This year, perhaps they mean it. In 2013, the Steelers indeed found the gas pedal after an 0-4 start, increasing the use of the no-huddle attack from (per Alan Ro…
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  • PFT Live: Steelers talk with Ed Bouchette, 49ers talk with Matt…

    PFT Live: Steelers talk with Ed Bouchette, 49ers talk with Matt Maiocco

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    Two Steelers players were caught with grass in Pittsburgh, they’re tearing up the grass in Santa Clara and we’ll be talking about all that and much more during Thursday’s edition of PFT Live. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will join Mike Fl…
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  • Pierre Thomas expects to do “more pass protection and route run…

    Pierre Thomas expects to do “more pass protection and route running”

    profootballtalk.com 24 hours ago
    The Saints traded Darren Sproles to the Eagles this offseason and saw Lance Moore sign with the Steelers as a free agent in a pair of moves that eliminated two players that caught 108 passes between them in 2013. Running back Pierre Thomas expects at le…
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  • Video - Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles preseason highlights 04:20

    Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles preseason highlights

    Aug 22
    LeSean McCoy and the Philadelphia Eagles look dynamic as they defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-21 in Week 3 of preseason action.
  • Video - McCoy, Eagles Top Steelers 01:21

    McCoy, Eagles Top Steelers

    Aug 21
    LeSean McCoy combined for 50 yards and a touchdown in the Eagles' 31-21 win over the Steelers.
  • Video - Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller 27-yard TD reception 00:36

    Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller 27-yard TD reception

    Aug 21
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger finds tight end Heath Miller in the end zone for a 27-yard TD.
  • Video - Pre-Wk 3 Can't-Miss Play: Heyward-Bey 33-yard TD reception 00:37

    Pre-Wk 3 Can't-Miss Play: Heyward-Bey 33-yard TD reception

    Aug 21
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Bruce Gradkowski throws a 33-yard TD pass to wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.

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