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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 defUpvote Share Tweet
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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012Thad 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 beenUpvote Share Tweet
Browns curse alive for Steelers, not BengalsESPN.com Dec 28, 2012The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Polamalu hopes “humbling” season gets Steelers’ attentionprofootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012For 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 hopeUpvote Share TweetHope 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…Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Dec 28, 2012Steelers honor injured tight end Heath Miller as their Most Valuable PlayerUpvote Share Tweet
Immaculate Reception press pass up for salepost-gazette.com Dec 28, 2012Press pass for Immaculate Reception game is being auctioned for charity.Upvote Share Tweet
Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17Dec 28In 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 recordsDec 28Football 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 picksDec 28The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.