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Steelers RB Dwyer taking nothing for granted

Steelers RB Dwyer taking nothing for granted

pittsburghlive.com Updated Nov 14, 2013
By Mark Kaboly, Daily NewsJonathan Dwyer heard the talk and isn’t it afraid to admit it got to him. You know, that talk about him being lazy, out of ...
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  • Receiver Sanders: Steelers will not be bullied by Lions

    Receiver Sanders: Steelers will not be bullied by Lions

    pittsburghlive.com Nov 14, 2013
    By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewMassive fines and penalties, an intimidation factor, a reputation for nastiness. Not surprisingly, they are becoming known — wrongly or not — as the NFL’s ...
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  • Steelers notebook: Foster misses another practice, likely out S…

    Steelers notebook: Foster misses another practice, likely out Sunday

    By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewLeft guard Ramon Foster (high ankle sprain) remained out of practice Thursday and is expected to be replaced Sunday by Guy Whimper. Left tackle Kelvin ...
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  • Before winning their MVPs, Miguel Cabrera and Andrew McCutchen …

    Before winning their MVPs, Miguel Cabrera and Andrew McCutchen set up a video-game date

    It's a memorable day for Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers and Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates. They won the 2013 MVP awards on Thursday, the second consecutive for Cabrera and the first for McCutchen. Earlier in the day, before the awards…
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  • NFLN keeps driving wedge between Steelers, Roethlisberger

    NFLN keeps driving wedge between Steelers, Roethlisberger

    profootballtalk.com Nov 14, 2013
    The Steelers may want to sell their 1/32nd interest in NFL Network. Then again, they may want to double down. For the second time in four days, NFL Network has published a report that could drive a wedge between the Steelers and quarterback Ben Roethlis…
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  • Megatron skips practice but expects to play

    Megatron skips practice but expects to play

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2013
    Calvin Johnson missed the past two days of practice for the Detroit Lions, but don't expect him to miss Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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  • What Can The Steelers Do To Try And Limit Lions WR Calvin Johns…

    What Can The Steelers Do To Try And Limit Lions WR Calvin Johnson?

    steelersgab.com Nov 14, 2013
    Sunday the Steelers will have to take on by all accounts the best wide out in the game today in Lions WR Calvin Johnson. All Johnson has done this season is pile up 53 catches for 904 yards and nine touchdowns and put up near historic numbers a few week…
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  • Calvin Johnson dealing with “maintenance issues,” plans to play…

    Calvin Johnson dealing with “maintenance issues,” plans to play Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 14, 2013
    Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson missed his second straight practice on Thursday, but there’s not much fear that he’s going to miss Sunday’s game against the Steelers. Tim Twentyman of the team’s website reports that the man they call Megatron said on…
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  • Double Coverage: Lions at Steelers

    Double Coverage: Lions at Steelers

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2013
    The respective histories of the Detroit Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers suggest that the latter would be 6-3 and the former 3-6 heading into their game Sunday at Heinz Field. But it is the Steelers who have scuffled this season, and they are still trying …
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  • Williams learning and improving on the job

    Williams learning and improving on the job

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2013
    PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers' coaches and scouts may not have been the first ones in the organization to take a liking to Vince Williams. Williams has been training at the Tom Shaw Performance Camp at Walt Disney World since he was 16 years old…
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  • Winter Leagues: Bucs prospect rallies Escogido

    Winter Leagues: Bucs prospect rallies Escogido

    MLB.com Nov 14, 2013
    Pirates No. 2 prospect Gregory Polanco hit a two-run single that highlighted a four-run fifth inning for Escogido, which rallied from a 2-0 deficit against Gigantes in the Dominican Winter League.
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  • Video - McCutchen Wins NL MVP 04:52

    McCutchen Wins NL MVP

    Nov 14
    Andrew McCutchen talks with SportsCenter about being named the National League MVP.
  • Video - Change train coming to Pittsburgh 01:54

    Change train coming to Pittsburgh

    Nov 14
    The Pittsburgh Steelers front office could be looking to make drastic roster changes in 2014; however, coach Mike Tomlin's job is safe, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport.
  • Video - Preview: Detroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 02:35

    Preview: Detroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    Nov 14
    NFL Films previews the Week 11 matchup between the Detroit Lions and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: DET-PIT 00:51

    Countdown Daily Prediction: DET-PIT

    Nov 14
    The NFL Live crew make its picks for Detroit at Pittsburgh.

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    Nov 14
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    Nov 14
    Yeah, yeah, Week 10 was big in both Jacksonville and Tampa Bay, with the bedraggled Bucs and Jaguars finally getting their first win of the season. Congrats all around, especially in Detroit, where the 2008 Lions still reign in reverse. But I don't mind…
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    Nov 14
    John Clayton's First and 10: They both have sparkling records, but Kansas City and Denver are nothing alike. Plus, NFC gains, Josh McCown's moment and more.
  • J.R. Smith of New York Knicks appeared to threaten Brandon Jennings of Det…

    Nov 14
    The NBA is investigating the Twitter feud between New York's J.R. Smith and Detroit's Brandon Jennings over the presence of Smith's brother, Chris, on the Knicks' roster, sources close to the process told ESPN's Marc Stein.