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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…Upvote Share Tweet
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 SuUpvote Share TweetESPN.com steelerstoday.com CNNSI.com steelersgab.com yahoo.com post-gazette.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Revisiting 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens WR Jacoby Jones gives Michele Tafoya a wink and a ‘Thank you, gorgeous’ during SNF interviewyahoo.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Baltimore 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 …Upvote Share TweetIn 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Andrew McCutchen tweets powerful picture of his humble beginningsyahoo.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Pittsburgh 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…Upvote Share TweetThe city-Allegheny County Sports & Exhibition Authority disagreed with the team that it must for pay two-thirds of a 3,000-seat expansion.Upvote Share Tweet
Slideshow: Your AFC North fan picturesThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
SI’s King: Roethlisberger Could Risk Nerve Damage with a Quick Returnsteelersgab.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Ben 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Leading Off: Eyesores of All Kindsnytimes.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Yipes! Stripes! The Steelers' throwback uniforms were just one reason Sunday's game against the Ravens was tough to watch.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens tie mark for division dominancePITTSBURGH -- 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…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Josh 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Wake-up call: Playoff picture shaping upPITTSBURGH -- 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…Upvote Share Tweetsteelersgab.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Photo Gallery of the Steelers 13-10 Loss to the Ravens Sunday NightUpvote Share TweetThe Steelers and Baltimore Ravens slugged it out, and it turned into what is becoming an all too typical ending, a Ravens victory.Upvote Share Tweet
First drive pizazz leads to end zoneThe Steelers used the element of surprise to score their first touchdown.Upvote Share Tweet
Plaxico Burress To Visit SteelersNov 19John Clayton on the Steelers expected to meet with free-agent WR Plaxico Burress on Tuesday.
Moment of truthNov 19Find out what big moments in the game allowed the Green Bay Packers and Baltimore Ravens to come away with victories.
Batch to become Pittsburgh Steelers' third QB in three weeksNov 19How 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.
Can Charlie Batch Steady The Ship?Nov 19Tim Hasselbeck and Eric Mangini discuss whether Charlie Batch is a viable option to fill in at quarterback.
Chicago Bears get reality check from San Francisco 49ersNov 19The Bears leave San Francisco -- as usual -- in crisis mode.
Peter King: QBs make their mark on eventful Week 11, for both good and badNov 19Eleven main characters from an eventful Week 11 that had its share of drama.