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Kerry J. Byrne: Steelers coughed up a gift in Week 12, but Brow…

Kerry J. Byrne: Steelers coughed up a gift in Week 12, but Browns almost blew it

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 27, 2012
The Dawg Pound barked with joy when the Cleveland Browns upended the hated Pittsburgh Steelers 20-14 on Sunday.
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  • Roethlisberger Has “A Chance” to Play Sunday; Tomlin Announces…

    Roethlisberger Has “A Chance” to Play Sunday; Tomlin Announces Dwyer as Starter at RB

    Mike Tomlin gave his usual list of injured players today when he spoke to the media, telling everyone exactly what they wanted to know about the chances of QB Ben Roethlisberger playing Sunday. Tomlin said that Roethlisberger “will take steps towards pl
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  • Tomlin leaving door open, but Big Ben not expected this week

    Tomlin leaving door open, but Big Ben not expected this week

    Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said he’d “leave the door open” for a return by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, but Charlie Batch is expected to start again this week. A source told Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette he’d be “shocked” if Ro
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  • Ravens can clinch division and playoff spot

    Ravens can clinch division and playoff spot

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Baltimore Ravens can celebrate more than a win over their division rival if they beat the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. According to the NFL, the Ravens can clinch the AFC North for a second straight season if they beat the Steelers and the Bengals…
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  • By Adding Tulane And East Carolina, The Big East's Takeover Of …

    By Adding Tulane And East Carolina, The Big East's Takeover Of Conference USA Is Almost Complete

    deadspin.com Nov 27, 2012
    Oh, look: The Big East is adding teams again, because why not? West Virginia already bolted, Pitt and Syracuse will be gone next year, and Rutgers the year after that (if not sooner). What better solution, then, than to add Tulane for all sports and Eas…
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  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 12

    Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 12

    CNNSI.com Nov 27, 2012
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
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  • Ryan Clark: You lose one game and the sky is falling

    Ryan Clark: You lose one game and the sky is falling

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Steelers have lost two straight games, dropping their record to 6-5 and giving rise to plenty of thoughts that their season will end without a playoff berth. As of now, though, the Steelers still hold one of the two Wild Card spots in the AFC and ve…
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  • One positive from Steelers' eight turnovers

    One positive from Steelers' eight turnovers

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    It's a rare occurrence for the Pittsburgh Steelers to turn the ball over eight times. It hasn't happened in 23 years. How long ago is that? None of the Steelers running backs who fumbled Sunday were even in grade school in 1989. But here's another remar…
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  • Steelers Gab on Facebook Nears 1,000 “Likes” — Help Us Get The…

    Steelers Gab on Facebook Nears 1,000 “Likes” — Help Us Get There!

    steelersgab.com Nov 27, 2012
    Steelers Gab on Facebook is a great, fun community to talk about the Black and Gold on a Daily basis! If you’re not a fan of our Steelers Gab page on Facebook, you’re missing out! In the next week on Facebook we will have a great giveaway, as well as
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  • Steelers Active Guard David DeCastro; Gilbert Goes on IR

    Steelers Active Guard David DeCastro; Gilbert Goes on IR

    steelersgab.com ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Steelers may not only be getting their starting QB back Sunday, but they also may be getting some huge help on their offensive line. The black and gold activated rookie guard David DeCastro, and he’s been added to the 53-man roster. DeCastro was pla
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  • Giants get pre-game boost from Make-A-Wish kid

    Giants get pre-game boost from Make-A-Wish kid

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012
    Coming off two less-than-stellar performances in losses to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals, the New York Giants probably didn’t need too much extra motivation to get prepared for a prime-time match up against the Green Bay Packers on Sund
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  • On the Steelers: They're still clinging to final AFC postseason…

    On the Steelers: They're still clinging to final AFC postseason berth

    post-gazette.com Nov 27, 2012
    In light of their recent performances, it might be hard to believe that the Steelers are the No. 2 wild-card team.
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Protecting the QB 01:32

    Blogger Blitz: Protecting the QB

    Nov 27
    AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley talks about the Steelers offensive line

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach talk heats up;…

    Nov 27
    Clearing out the NFL notebook entering Week 13:
  • Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harb…

    Nov 27
    Even when it feels like something entirely new has come along in the NFL -- like the head coach of a leading Super Bowl contender making a late-season starting quarterback change -- it's usually not all that novel. Not entirely.