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Rossi: Middling Steelers must make a statement

Rossi: Middling Steelers must make a statement

pittsburghlive.com Updated 6 hours ago
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  • Wings cap comeback vs. Pens with OT win

    Wings cap comeback vs. Pens with OT win

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    Justin Abdelkader's goal 4:16 into overtime capped a dramatic Detroit rally, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.
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  • Penguins blow late lead, fall to Detroit in OT

    Penguins blow late lead, fall to Detroit in OT

    post-gazette.com 8 hours ago
    DETROIT — Give the Penguins this much: They still have plenty of room to improve in a lot of areas, but six games into the season, they have mastered the spectacular flameout.
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  • Danny Smith: Dri Archer going through “growing pains” as return…

    Danny Smith: Dri Archer going through “growing pains” as returner

    As a third-round pick and the fastest player in the 40-yard dash at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, rookie Dri Archer will get every chance to become a return ace for the Steelers. However, it’s been a rough go on kickoffs thus far for the Kent State pro…
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  • Steelers notebook: LeBeau expects more consistency

    Steelers notebook: LeBeau expects more consistency

    post-gazette.com 10 hours ago
    The Steelers defense forced three turnovers that set up 17 points for the offense in the 30-23 victory Monday night against Houston. It shut down the Texans running game after halftime, allowing 31 yards rushing in the final two quarters, and did not al…
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  • On the Steelers: Red-zone production could use a little help

    On the Steelers: Red-zone production could use a little help

    post-gazette.com 10 hours ago
    The Heinz Field scoreboard turns red when the Steelers offense cracks the opponent’s 20, some kind of symbolism for a red-faced group that ranks tied for next-to-last in the NFL in those scoring opportunities.
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  • Steelers safety Mitchell still settling into role on defense

    Steelers safety Mitchell still settling into role on defense

    pittsburghlive.com 10 hours ago
    Mike Mitchell isn’t the player he was last season in Carolina, and he knows it. The Steelers don’t want him to be. As the free ...
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  • Steelers’ Adams delivers in pinch against Texans

    Steelers’ Adams delivers in pinch against Texans

    pittsburghlive.com 10 hours ago
    Mike Adams, once a highly touted second-round pick, reluctantly settled into his role on special teams and as a backup offensive tackle. But when starting ...
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  • Pirates notebook: Two nominated for Gold Gloves

    Pirates notebook: Two nominated for Gold Gloves

    post-gazette.com 11 hours ago
    Russell Martin and Starling Marte were named finalists Thursday for Gold Glove awards, the defensive honors given to the top player in each league at each position.
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  • Raiders' Woodley has long-term biceps injury

    Raiders' Woodley has long-term biceps injury

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    The Oakland Raiders signed LaMarr Woodley to be a defensive difference-maker. However, it appears the former Pittsburgh Steelers star's season will end prematurely for the winless Raiders.
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  • Pro Football Focus: Antonio Brown is the best wide receiver in …

    Pro Football Focus: Antonio Brown is the best wide receiver in the NFL

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH -- Is Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown the best player at his position in the NFL? Pro Football Focus' Sam Monson builds a strong case for Brown, who leads the NFL with 719 receiving yards this season after finishing second in …
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  • From prime minister and beyond, Canadians thank Penguins for sh…

    From prime minister and beyond, Canadians thank Penguins for show of support

    post-gazette.com 15 hours ago
    From prime minister and beyond, Canadians thank Penguins for show of support
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  • Jimmy Howard wearing pink goalie mask for Hockey Fights Cancer …

    Jimmy Howard wearing pink goalie mask for Hockey Fights Cancer (Photo)

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    The Detroit Red Wings are holding Hockey Fights Cancer Night on Thursday night, as the Pittsburgh Penguins roll into town. That mean’s lavender dashboards around the rink at the Joe, as well as goalie Jimmy Howard busting out his pink goalie mask for ch…
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  • Mutual respect, admiration between Ben Roethlisberger and Andre…

    Mutual respect, admiration between Ben Roethlisberger and Andrew Luck

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger lavished praise on the player who will be his counterpart Sunday at Heinz Field. And Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck couldn’t say enough good things about Roethlisberger. “His a…
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  • Pirates sign pitcher Stinson to minor league contract

    Pirates sign pitcher Stinson to minor league contract

    post-gazette.com 20 hours ago
    The Pirates today signed right-hander Josh Stinson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training as a non-roster player.
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  • Penguins play Canadian national anthem to honour those affected…

    Penguins play Canadian national anthem to honour those affected by Ottawa attack

    NHL.com 20 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Penguins played "O Canada" before their game Wednesday night against Philadelphia to pay tribute to a Canadian soldier killed during an attack in Ottawa. A sell-out crowd belted out the Canadian national anthe...
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  • How the 1994 NHL lockout spared us another hideous jersey desig…

    How the 1994 NHL lockout spared us another hideous jersey design

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    The Pittsburgh Penguins faced off against the Philadelphia Flyers Wednesday night wearing their new third jerseys. They’re not technically new, as the uniforms are the same design that Mario, Jaromir and Ronnie Franchise wore during their back-to-back S…
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  • Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers can get even more out of Le'Veon B…

    Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers can get even more out of Le'Veon Bell

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH -- Le'Veon Bell is quietly building a strong case for MVP consideration. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back ranks among the NFL's top three in rushing yards (599), yards from scrimmage (938) and first down (44). And quarterback Ben Roethlis…
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  • Ike Taylor returns to practice

    Ike Taylor returns to practice

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    It’s been a little more than a month since Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor broke his forearm in a collision with teammate Lawrence Timmons and it appears things have been healing well since then. Taylor was back on the practice field Wednesday for the fi…
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  • Starkey: Century mark beckons for Ben

    Starkey: Century mark beckons for Ben

    pittsburghlive.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Mike Tomlin calls his quarterback “a sick competitor.” The description seemed especially apt Monday night at Heinz Field, where Ben Roethlisberger pretty much lost his ...
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  • NHL Capsules: PITTSBURGH, Pa. - R.J. Umberger and Matt Read sco…

    NHL Capsules: PITTSBURGH, Pa. - R.J. Umberger and Matt Read sco…

    NHL.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3 on Wednesday night. Umberger, a Pittsburgh native, beat Marc-Andre Fleury 6:50 into the...
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  • Flyers call the late shots to beat Penguins, 5-3

    Flyers call the late shots to beat Penguins, 5-3

    post-gazette.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Rivalry night Wednesday in Pittsburgh went the way of the visitor.
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  • Steelers’ defense on pace for fewest sacks in 16-game season

    Steelers’ defense on pace for fewest sacks in 16-game season

    pittsburghlive.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Not even Peyton Manning is keeping up with Andrew Luck, who is piling up the passing yards so quickly and easily he could threaten Manning’s ...
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  • Video - Red Wings Rally, Stun Penguins In OT 01:08

    Red Wings Rally, Stun Penguins In OT

    Oct 23
    The Red Wings scored two goals late in the third period to force overtime and Justin Abdelkader played the hero, scoring the game-winner in overtime.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Colts-Steelers 00:54

    NFL Live Prediction: Colts-Steelers

    Oct 23
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Indianapolis at Pittsburgh.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Colts-Steelers 00:49

    Inside Edge: Colts-Steelers

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Indianapolis at Pittsburgh.
  • Video - Steelers Prepare For Andrew Luck On Short Week 01:26

    Steelers Prepare For Andrew Luck On Short Week

    Oct 21
    ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown discusses the challenge of facing QB Andrew Luck.

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