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Steelers TE Miller to have season-ending surgery

Steelers TE Miller to have season-ending surgery

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller sustained multiple torn ligaments in his right knee during the loss to the Bengals.
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  • Roethlisberger takes blame for picks, but healing needed

    Roethlisberger takes blame for picks, but healing needed

    In the aftermath of the Steelers’ playoff-killing loss to the Bengals yesterday, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was quick to take all the blame. All of it. “Nothing to talk about. You saw it. I threw it to them,” Roethlisberger said, via Dejan Kovac
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  • Brandon Weeden, Trent Richardson not ruled out for Sunday

    Brandon Weeden, Trent Richardson not ruled out for Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Dec 24, 2012
    The Browns will put the cap on another losing season against the Steelers in Week 17 and they aren’t sure if their two first-round picks from April will be on the field to help them do it. Coach Pat Shurmur said Monday that he isn’t ruling quarterback
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  • Upon Further Review: Steelers

    Upon Further Review: Steelers

    ESPN.com post-gazette.com Dec 24, 2012
    Revisiting the Pittsburgh Steelers' 13-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals: Many will point to Ben Roethlisberger's fourth-quarter interception as the reason why the Steelers lost. But one can make an argument that the game was lost on third down. Roethli…
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  • Andrew McCutchen performs hilarious Tom Cruise revue for MLB Fa…

    Andrew McCutchen performs hilarious Tom Cruise revue for MLB Fan Cave (Video)

    yahoo.com Dec 24, 2012
    Your browser does not support iframes. Apparently everyone can get Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates to do impersonations - except for me. When I asked McCutchen in his Answer Man Q&A to expound on his Youtube riff of Cleveland Brown from "Fami
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  • It Looks Like Joey Porter Will Be Spending Christmas In Jail On…

    It Looks Like Joey Porter Will Be Spending Christmas In Jail On Felony Charges For Allegedly Passing Bad Checks

    deadspin.com Dec 24, 2012
    Last we heard former Steelers, Dolphins, and Cardinals linebacker Joey Porter's name around these parts, Chris Kluwe was telling us he was "a frothing dingleberry." Now those bounty hunters at Busted Coverage have caught up with Porter and fou…
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  • NFL morning after: Don’t overlook the Packers

    NFL morning after: Don’t overlook the Packers

    profootballtalk.com Dec 24, 2012
    With 11 NFL games played simultaneously early Sunday afternoon, there were half a dozen big ones with playoff implications. The Vikings pounded the Texans. The Bengals snatched the final AFC playoff spot away from the Steelers. The Redskins held on to b…
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  • Snap Decisions: Falcons aren’t NFC favorites

    Snap Decisions: Falcons aren’t NFC favorites

    yahoo.com Dec 24, 2012
    In 6 in :60, Rodney Harrison says that he believes the Redskins will win the NFC East. He says the Cowboys don’t have the confidence to get the job done in Washington. He says that there isn’t just one person to blame for the Steelers’ disappointing
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  • Steelers pass up shot to make postseason

    Steelers pass up shot to make postseason

    post-gazette.com Dec 24, 2012
    The Steelers have seen many games end on a pass from Roethlisberger big games, championships, a Super Bowl and now their playoff chances.
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  • Video - Who Is To Blame For Steelers' Failure? 07:27

    Who Is To Blame For Steelers' Failure?

    Dec 24
    Stephen A. Smith thinks Todd Haley is to blame for the Steelers' offensive problems, but Skip Bayless thinks Ben Roethlisberger deserves some of the blame, as well.
  • Video - GameDay: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers highlights 03:04

    GameDay: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers highlights

    Dec 24
    The Cincinnati Bengals edge the Pittsburgh Steelers 13-10 in a huge AFC North battle that saw the Bengals clinch a playoff berth.
  • Video - GameDay: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers highlights 03:04

    GameDay: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers highlights

    Dec 24
    The Cincinnati Bengals edge the Pittsburgh Steelers 13-10 in a huge AFC North battle that saw the Bengals clinch a playoff berth.

Sports Columnists

  • Coast to Coast - Miami Heat still have the winning combination

    Dec 24
    Despite the Thunder's great improvement, the Heat still have the winning formula: LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
  • Coast to Coast - Kevin Durant still must best LeBron James

    Dec 24
    If Kevin Durant wants to be the best, he needs to beat the best -- LeBron James.
  • Clayton mailbag: Coaching changes are coming

    Dec 24
    While many are in the spirit of the holiday season, numerous coaches can't enjoy it because they're on the hot seat, writes John Clayton.