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Steelers to Give Physical to Former WR Plaxico Burress — Why?

Steelers to Give Physical to Former WR Plaxico Burress — Why?

Plaxico Burress. Really? Yes, the rumors appear to be real, the Steelers are set to have a visit with their former outgoing first-round wide out, as ESPN state Burress will be in town for a physical with the black and gold. Why? ESPN confirms that Burre…
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  • Leftwich Has Broken Ribs; Batch Likely to Step in Sunday in Cle…

    Leftwich Has Broken Ribs; Batch Likely to Step in Sunday in Cleveland at QB

    Next up — Charlie Batch. That appears to be the call for the Steelers next game Sunday as the Steelers get set to try and get to 7-4 when they battle the 2-8 Browns in Cleveland. Byron Leftwich, who started the Steelers tough 13-10 loss to the Ravens Su
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  • Upon Further Review: Steelers

    Upon Further Review: Steelers

    Revisiting the Pittsburgh Steelers' 13-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field: There has been talk that Mike Adams was playing so well at right tackle that Marcus Gilbert may not get his starting job back when he's healthy. In the Sunday night l…
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  • Ravens WR Jacoby Jones gives Michele Tafoya a wink and a ‘Thank…

    Ravens WR Jacoby Jones gives Michele Tafoya a wink and a ‘Thank you, gorgeous’ during SNF interview

    yahoo.com Nov 19, 2012
    Baltimore Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones had another great game in his team's 13-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. His 63-yard punt return was the only touchdown the Ravens could come up with against Pittsburgh's typically impressive defense, and that …
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  • NFL Slaps Ed Reed With One-Game Suspension

    NFL Slaps Ed Reed With One-Game Suspension

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Nov 19, 2012
    In the third quarter last night, Ravens safety Ed Reed drew an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for this helmet-to-helmet hit on defenseless Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who didn't even bother to fake an injury. This being Reed's third such violat…
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  • Andrew McCutchen tweets powerful picture of his humble beginnin…

    Andrew McCutchen tweets powerful picture of his humble beginnings

    yahoo.com Nov 19, 2012
    Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen has always been a humble sort, often saying in media interviews that he'll never forget where he came from. That pledge was evident on Monday afternoon after McCutchen tweeted a photo of himself standin…
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  • Steelers bear sole responsibility for certain Heinz Field impro…

    Steelers bear sole responsibility for certain Heinz Field improvements, SEA argues

    post-gazette.com Nov 19, 2012
    The city-Allegheny County Sports & Exhibition Authority disagreed with the team that it must for pay two-thirds of a 3,000-seat expansion.
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  • Slideshow: Your AFC North fan pictures

    Slideshow: Your AFC North fan pictures

    ESPN.com Nov 19, 2012
    The physical nature of the Ravens-Steelers rivalry started before the opening kickoff judging by the headlock on the Ravens fan. Even though the Bengals were in Kansas City, one fan made sure his living room remained "Bengals country." And one…
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  • SI’s King: Roethlisberger Could Risk Nerve Damage with a Quick …

    SI’s King: Roethlisberger Could Risk Nerve Damage with a Quick Return

    steelersgab.com Nov 19, 2012
    Ben Roethlisberger still has pain with many simple movements, seven days after he suffered shoulder and first rib injuries in the Monday-nighter against Kansas City, and anyone forecasting a week for him to return is guessing, this according to Peter Ki…
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  • Leading Off: Eyesores of All Kinds

    Leading Off: Eyesores of All Kinds

    nytimes.com Nov 19, 2012
    Yipes! Stripes! The Steelers' throwback uniforms were just one reason Sunday's game against the Ravens was tough to watch.
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  • Ravens tie mark for division dominance

    Ravens tie mark for division dominance

    ESPN.com Nov 19, 2012
    PITTSBURGH -- When Ravens running back Ray Rice walked off Heinz Field, he draped a Terrible Towel over his head and sang Styx's "Renegade," the song that traditionally energizes Steelers fans in the second half. In other words, the Ravens hav…
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  • Peter King: QBs make their mark on eventful Week 11, for both g…

    Peter King: QBs make their mark on eventful Week 11, for both good and bad

    CNNSI.com Nov 19, 2012
    Josh Freeman wasn't perfect, but on Sunday he looked a lot like a recent Super Bowl winner, Peter King writes. He was just one QB who had an impact, good or bad, on Week 11.
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  • Wake-up call: Playoff picture shaping up

    Wake-up call: Playoff picture shaping up

    ESPN.com Nov 19, 2012
    PITTSBURGH -- It wasn't a decisive win over the rival Steelers, but the Ravens have to feel good about themselves compared to what some of other top AFC teams endured Sunday. The Texans nearly lost to the Jaguars, and the Patriots lost tight end Rob Gro…
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  • Photo Gallery of the Steelers 13-10 Loss to the Ravens Sunday N…

    Photo Gallery of the Steelers 13-10 Loss to the Ravens Sunday Night

    steelersgab.com Nov 19, 2012
    Photo Gallery of the Steelers 13-10 Loss to the Ravens Sunday Night
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  • Lost in a triangle: Ravens win third in row in division series

    Lost in a triangle: Ravens win third in row in division series

    post-gazette.com Nov 19, 2012
    The Steelers and Baltimore Ravens slugged it out, and it turned into what is becoming an all too typical ending, a Ravens victory.
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  • First drive pizazz leads to end zone

    First drive pizazz leads to end zone

    post-gazette.com Nov 19, 2012
    The Steelers used the element of surprise to score their first touchdown.
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  • Video - Plaxico Burress To Visit Steelers 00:50

    Plaxico Burress To Visit Steelers

    Nov 19
    John Clayton on the Steelers expected to meet with free-agent WR Plaxico Burress on Tuesday.
  • Video - Moment of truth 02:17

    Moment of truth

    Nov 19
    Find out what big moments in the game allowed the Green Bay Packers and Baltimore Ravens to come away with victories.
  • Video - Batch to become Pittsburgh Steelers' third QB in three weeks 01:26

    Batch to become Pittsburgh Steelers' third QB in three weeks

    Nov 19
    How do Pittsburgh Steelers players feel about QB Charlie Batch taking over at quarterback in Week 12? Aditi Kinkhabwala has the latest on the Steelers' injuries.
  • Video - Can Charlie Batch Steady The Ship? 02:11

    Can Charlie Batch Steady The Ship?

    Nov 19
    Tim Hasselbeck and Eric Mangini discuss whether Charlie Batch is a viable option to fill in at quarterback.

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    Nov 19
    The Bears leave San Francisco -- as usual -- in crisis mode.
  • Peter King: QBs make their mark on eventful Week 11, for both good and bad

    Nov 19
    Eleven main characters from an eventful Week 11 that had its share of drama.