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Steelers have as good a shot of making playoffs as getting top-…

Steelers have as good a shot of making playoffs as getting top-3 draft pick

pittsburghlive.com Updated Nov 13, 2013
By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewNever say never. The chances of the Steelers rebounding from their bewildering 2-6 start and making the playoffs are beyond long. They’re closing in on ...
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  • Tony Sanchez expresses his sadness over Marlon Byrd’s departure…

    Tony Sanchez expresses his sadness over Marlon Byrd’s departure from Pittsburgh

    yahoo.com Nov 13, 2013
    There’s no doubt Marlon Byrd made a big impression during his short stay with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2013. After being acquired from the New York Mets along with catcher John Buck on Aug, 27, Byrd hit .318 with three home runs and 17 RBIs over 30 gam…
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  • Steelers notebook: Offensive line still aching

    Steelers notebook: Offensive line still aching

    pittsburghlive.com Nov 13, 2013
    By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewNone of the Steelers’ five offensive line starters went through a full practice Wednesday. Left guard Ramon Foster (high-ankle sprain), who is expected to miss ...
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Jets Could Add Reed to Defensive Backfield

    N.F.L. Roundup: Jets Could Add Reed to Defensive Backfield

    nytimes.com Nov 13, 2013
    Jets Coach Rex Ryan acknowledged discussing Ed Reed, who became a free agent on Wednesday after clearing waivers, with General Manager John Idzik, but it is unclear whether there will be a reunion.
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  • Lions’ WR Johnson has Steelers’ attention

    Lions’ WR Johnson has Steelers’ attention

    By Ralph N. Paulk, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewThe Steelers’ game plan against the Detroit Lions is simple: They aren’t likely to shut down All-Pro receiver Calvin Johnson, but they must minimize his ...
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  • Steelers hope to make second-half charge

    Steelers hope to make second-half charge

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2013
    PITTSBURGH -- Mike Tomlin said he hasn’t concerned himself with what other teams are doing since the Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t won enough this season to think like that. But the coach apparently keeps his players updated on what is going on around the…
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  • Foster, Woodley miss practice

    Foster, Woodley miss practice

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2013
    PITTSBURGH -- Left guard Ramon Foster did not practice Wednesday and his availability for Sunday is in question because of an ankle sprain he sustained in the Steelers’ 23-10 win over the Buffalo Bills. Also sitting out the Steelers’ first practice of t…
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  • Big Ben wary but Suh says he's 'not a killer'

    Big Ben wary but Suh says he's 'not a killer'

    ESPN.com Nov 13, 2013
    When he was asked about the Detroit defensive tackle tandem of Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley and how his mindset might change extending plays with those two running at him, Ben Roethlisberger admitted the need for caution.
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  • Roethlisberger keeps talking about how he doesn’t want to talk …

    Roethlisberger keeps talking about how he doesn’t want to talk about trade rumor

    On Tuesday, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talked for the third straight day about the talk that he could be traded. He said at the time that he’d talk about it no more. On Wednesday, he talked about not wanting to talk about it again. Twice. “…
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  • A Look Back: The 1998 Turkey Day Coin Flip Fiasco Vs. The Lions

    A Look Back: The 1998 Turkey Day Coin Flip Fiasco Vs. The Lions

    steelersgab.com Nov 13, 2013
    In September a revised edition with new chapters and updated stats, dedicated to the Black and Gold book was back out in stores, as my 2010 release, “100 Things Every Steelers Fan Should Know Before They Die,” was back on the shelves! The book, publishe…
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  • Roethlisberger doesn’t want to hear about rebuilding

    Roethlisberger doesn’t want to hear about rebuilding

    profootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2013
    It would take a minor miracle for the Steelers to salvage anything of this season, since Sunday’s win got them to 3-6. But quarterback Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t want to hear about rebuilding, after spending the weekend squelching rumors that he wanted …
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  • Video - Can Steelers Make A Playoff Run? 01:02

    Can Steelers Make A Playoff Run?

    Nov 13
    Jerome Bettis says the recent controversy surrounding Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and offensive coordinator Todd Haley won't affect the team's chances of making the playoffs, but Bettis doesn't think the defense is good enough to get there.

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