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Mike Wallace unsure if his future is in Pittsburgh or elsewhere

Mike Wallace unsure if his future is in Pittsburgh or elsewhere

profootballtalk.com post-gazette.com Updated Dec 28, 2012
Steelers receiver Mike Wallace has been ruled out of Sunday’s season finale with a hamstring injury, and as a soon-to-be free agent, he acknowledged today that he has considered the possibility that he has played his last game for the Steelers. “I def
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  • Steelers to Face Unknown QB Thad Lewis Sunday When They Host Cl…

    Steelers to Face Unknown QB Thad Lewis Sunday When They Host Cleveland

    Two seasons ago the Browns had to go with rookie QB Colt McCoy vs the Steelers in Pittsburgh in his first NFL start. Sunday, they will have to throw in an even more of an unknown vs the Steelers in the season finale. The Browns will start Thaddeus Lewis…
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  • Weeden, McCoy, Richardson all ruled out for Browns

    Weeden, McCoy, Richardson all ruled out for Browns

    profootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012
    Thad Lewis, come on down. Browns coach Pat Shurmur announced Friday afternoon, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, that Lewis will make his NFL debut as the team’s starting quarterback against the Steelers this Sunday. The writing’s been
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  • Browns curse alive for Steelers, not Bengals

    Browns curse alive for Steelers, not Bengals

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    The Bengals were able to shake the Curse of the Browns. The Steelers, however, weren't so lucky. Losing to the Browns still means no playoffs for Pittsburgh, which committed eight turnovers in a 20-14 loss at Cleveland on Nov. 25. Since the Browns retur…
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  • Polamalu hopes “humbling” season gets Steelers’ attention

    Polamalu hopes “humbling” season gets Steelers’ attention

    profootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012
    For much of a lost season, the Steelers looked surprised by the fact they were losing. And for veteran safety Troy Polamalu, he hopes it was a wake-up call for the team, which can no longer roll out of bed and take a winning season for granted. “I hope
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  • Wake-up: Steelers' LeBeau wants to return

    Wake-up: Steelers' LeBeau wants to return

    Hope everyone is enjoying the final days of 2012 and the last days of the regular season. Like most Fridays, the predictions post will be on the blog around noon and the Final Word will get posted at 1:30 p.m. The theme for today's wake-up call is uncer…
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  • Steelers choose injured TE Miller as team MVP

    Steelers choose injured TE Miller as team MVP

    post-gazette.com Dec 28, 2012
    Steelers honor injured tight end Heath Miller as their Most Valuable Player
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  • Immaculate Reception press pass up for sale

    Immaculate Reception press pass up for sale

    post-gazette.com Dec 28, 2012
    Press pass for Immaculate Reception game is being auctioned for charity.
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17

    Dec 28
    In the offseason, Dallas coach Jason Garrett visited the Yankees' spring-training home in Tampa, and sought out Derek Jeter. Garrett was raised in Yankee country, so he has great respect for the Yankee shortstop, and he wanted to ask him about leadershi…
  • NFL - John Clayton's five most cherished NFL records

    Dec 28
    Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
  • The Sports Guy powers through a damaged laptop to make his Week 17 picks

    Dec 28
    The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.