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NFL playoff picture taking shape after Week 12

NFL playoff picture taking shape after Week 12

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 25, 2012
With 12 weeks down and five to go in the NFL season, the playoff race is taking shape. The Bears’ win and the Packers’ loss changed the top of the NFC North, while the Bengals’ win and the Steelers’ loss tightened the battle for the final AFC wild
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  • Week 12: Studs & Duds

    Week 12: Studs & Duds

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2012
    T.Y. Hilton shined in Week 12. The Steelers' offense did not.
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  • Bettis: Only thing worse than losing ...

    Bettis: Only thing worse than losing ...

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2012
    Jerome Bettis hasn't carried the ball for the Steelers for seven years. But losing, especially to the Browns, still strikes a chord with the former running back. Here's what Bettis tweeted a few hours after the Steelers lost to the Browns, 20-14: The on…
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  • Photo Gallery From the Steelers 20-14 Loss to the Browns Sunday

    Photo Gallery From the Steelers 20-14 Loss to the Browns Sunday

    steelersgab.com Nov 25, 2012
    Photo Gallery From the Steelers 20-14 Loss to the Browns Sunday
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  • Steelers lose to (gasp!) Browns

    Steelers lose to (gasp!) Browns

    The final score was 20-14.  That’s not surprising.  AFC North games are usually hard-fought contests.  But what was surprising was the fact that the Cleveland Browns ended up with 20 points, while the Pittsburgh Steelers only had 14.  I’ll bet nob
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  • BURKE: Browns down banged-up Steelers

    BURKE: Browns down banged-up Steelers

    Talk about adding insult to injury. The banged-up Steelers suffered a disastrous 20-14 setback to the Browns. With Big Ben out, quarterback play doomed Pittsburgh, writes Chris Burke.
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  • Steelers in big trouble without Big Ben

    Steelers in big trouble without Big Ben

    CLEVELAND -- Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin didn't hide his anger after his offense produced more turnovers (eight) than points (seven) in a 20-14 loss to the Cleveland Browns. "I'm surprised it was that close given the turnover situation,&q…
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  • Weeden gets concussion against Steelers

    Weeden gets concussion against Steelers

    CLEVELAND -- It seems like the Browns quarterbacks can't get out of a Steelers game healthy. Rookie first-round pick Brandon Weeden suffered a concussion in Sunday's 20-14 upset win over Pittsburgh. It was just last December when Colt McCoy got a concus…
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  • Liquid Menace Stalks Official: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    Liquid Menace Stalks Official: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 25, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from official Buddy Of The West Horton narrowly escaping certain death to Indianapolis cheerleaders remaining Chuckstrong. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Holmgren officially out with Browns

    Holmgren officially out with Browns

    Maybe the Big Show simply wanted to go out on a high note. After Sunday’s unexpected win over the Steelers, the Browns announced that team president Mike Holmgren has departed the organization. Holmgren will meet the media on Monday.  Look for plenty o
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  • Plaxico Burress helps Steelers get into the end zone before hal…

    Plaxico Burress helps Steelers get into the end zone before halftime

    With Charlie Batch at quarterback, the Steelers were expected to rely heavily on their run game this Sunday. That was the case for much of the first, although the results leave more than a little to be desired. Jonathan Dwyer, Rashard Mendenhall and Isa…
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  • Antonio Brown, Percy Harvin headline early game NFL inactive li…

    Antonio Brown, Percy Harvin headline early game NFL inactive lists

    yahoo.com Nov 25, 2012
    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown will not play on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, despite being listed as "questionable" on Friday's injury report. Brown, who signed a five-year, $41.96 million contract extension in August,…
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  • Cardinals’ struggles could trigger a house cleaning

    Cardinals’ struggles could trigger a house cleaning

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25, 2012
    The Steelers have had three coaches since 1969.  In that same period of time, the Cardinals have had 14. On average, that’s one new coach every three years.  And for a franchise that has existed since 1920, only Jim Hanifan has finished six seasons as
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  • Good morning from Cleveland

    Good morning from Cleveland

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2012
    CLEVELAND -- No, I didn't go for the Ravens-Chargers assignment, which would have put me in 70-degree San Diego. I am on the shore of Lake Erie, where the old quarterbacks -- 37-year-old backup Charlie Batch and 29-year-old rookie Brandon Weeden -- will…
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  • On the Road with the Steelers: Baltimore

    On the Road with the Steelers: Baltimore

    post-gazette.com Nov 25, 2012
    Going to the Steelers-Ravens game on Dec. 2? Baltimore's Inner Harbor is the first stop for a city that abounds with great food and art.
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  • Supervisor of officials: Confusion over rule fueled Immaculate …

    Supervisor of officials: Confusion over rule fueled Immaculate Reception conspiracy theories

    post-gazette.com Nov 25, 2012
    Art McNally was sitting in the press box at Three Rivers Stadium, serving as the National Football League's supervisor of officials.
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  • Collier: Uncertainty is a sure thing

    Collier: Uncertainty is a sure thing

    post-gazette.com Nov 25, 2012
    At their cavernous indoor practice facility on South Water Street, all traces of tangible desperation were absent this week.
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Steelers-Browns Recap 02:09

    Sunday Blitz: Steelers-Browns Recap

    Nov 25
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Browns' 20-14 win over the Steelers
  • Video - Browns Force Eight Turnovers, Top Steelers 00:36

    Browns Force Eight Turnovers, Top Steelers

    Nov 25
    The Browns' defense intercepted Charlie Batch three times and recovered five fumbles to beat the rival Steelers.
  • Video - Steelers vs. Browns highlights 04:21

    Steelers vs. Browns highlights

    Nov 25
    Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden led the Browns to a 20-13 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers with his performance of 158 yards and a touchdown.
  • Video - Steelers postgame press conference 01:03

    Steelers postgame press conference

    Nov 25
    Steelers react following game with Browns

Sports Columnists

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    Nov 25
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  • NFL Week 12 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    Nov 25
    With young talent and shrewd moves, the Bengals are getting it right, writes John Clayton.