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Steelers Film Session: Base defense key in stopping the run

Steelers Film Session: Base defense key in stopping the run

pittsburghlive.com Updated Nov 11, 2013
By Mark Kaboly, Daily NewsAfter allowing 197 yards rushing in back-to-back games, the Steelers felt the only way they could rectify their problems was to get back to basics. ...
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  • Steelers embrace new attitude after beating Bills

    Steelers embrace new attitude after beating Bills

    By Ralph N. Paulk, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewLaMarr Woodley looked relieved as he stood next to his locker after the Steelers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 23-10 win over Buffalo ...
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  • Troy Polamalu loved military as a kid, doesn’t think he was str…

    Troy Polamalu loved military as a kid, doesn’t think he was strong enough to be special forces officer

    yahoo.com Nov 11, 2013
    When Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was young, he thought about becoming a soldier. Both of his grandfathers served (later on, he married a woman whose grandfathers were in the military too). He had many high school teammates and friends who went into th…
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  • Steelers notebook: Miller’s subpar game not related to knee inj…

    Steelers notebook: Miller’s subpar game not related to knee injury

    pittsburghlive.com Nov 11, 2013
    By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review• Tight end Heath Miller insists he’s not bothered by his serious right knee injury from last season, but he made only one catch Sunday ...
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  • Even Though It’s One Win – Is It Truly A Turnaround?

    Even Though It’s One Win – Is It Truly A Turnaround?

    steelersgab.com Nov 11, 2013
    The atmosphere at Heinz Field Sunday seemed a lot more like an early August preseason game than the 10th game of the regular season. The fans stayed away, deciding that a chilly, overcast day was enough to decide to stay away instead of coming to root o…
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  • Jarvis Jones records elusive first sack

    Jarvis Jones records elusive first sack

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2013
    PITTSBURGH -- Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau has often said sacks aren’t the only measure of how much pressure a defense -- or a defensive player -- puts on opposing quarterbacks. But, man, that had to look good to a lot of people in the Ste…
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  • MLB goes for younger audience by creating weekly MTV2 show from…

    MLB goes for younger audience by creating weekly MTV2 show from ‘Fan Cave’

    yahoo.com Nov 11, 2013
    "These kids today," Major League Baseball probably wondered. "How can we get them to watch more baseball?" By using two of the sport's more marketable stars — David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox and Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh P…
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  • Frustrated Stevie Johnson may miss time with groin injury

    Frustrated Stevie Johnson may miss time with groin injury

    profootballtalk.com Nov 11, 2013
    Bills receiver Stevie Johnson wasn’t feeling good — physically or emotionally — after Sunday’s loss to the Steelers. “I’m just frustrated,” Johnson told the team’s website after the game. “I’m not discouraged by anybody on the team. It is a loss. It’s v…
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  • Video - Big Ben wants to stay in the Steel City 01:04

    Big Ben wants to stay in the Steel City

    Nov 11
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger denies rumors of wanting to be traded.

Sports Columnists

  • NFC Is About to Get Real

    Nov 11
    One non-Incognito point to ponder this morning, prompted by non-stat-geek Mike Florio and based on 2013 NFL history: If Indianapolis is 20 points better than San Francisco, and San Francisco 24 points better than St. Louis, and Indianapolis plays St. Lo…
  • Don Banks: Saints find their ground game, and reason for the NFC to worry

    Nov 11
    NEW ORLEANS -- Maybe it wouldn't have made a bit of difference. Maybe even if Cowboys linebacker and leading tackler Sean Lee hadn't pulled a hamstring early in the second quarter, or defensive tackle and sack leader Jason Hatcher hadn't sat out with a …