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David DeCastro feeling no pain in his knee

David DeCastro feeling no pain in his knee

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Oct 4, 2012
The Steelers lost guard David DeCastro for at least the first eight weeks of the season when they put him on the injured reserve/recall list after he injured his knee in the preseason. DeCastro can start practicing after six weeks, the exact date is Oct…
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  • Steelers' Miller is NFL's top red-zone target

    Steelers' Miller is NFL's top red-zone target

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    In his first three games last season, Steelers tight end Heath Miller had nine catches and no touchdowns. In the first three games of 2012, Miller is tied for the league lead with eight red-zone targets and four touchdowns, according to ESPN Stats &…
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  • Brandon Boykin not sure what “candy bar” meant, doesn’t care

    Brandon Boykin not sure what “candy bar” meant, doesn’t care

    Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin didn’t really know what Steelers receiver Antonio Brown meant when he called him a “candy bar,” though he surmised it was not a compliment. “It’s up to me to do what I got to do to make sure they don’t treat me
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  • Double Coverage: Eagles-Steelers

    Double Coverage: Eagles-Steelers

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley and NFC East blogger Dan Graziano discuss the issues surrounding Sunday's game between the Philadelphia Eagles (3-1) and the Pittsburgh Steelers (1-2): Jamison Hensley: While there will be plenty of talk this week about…
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  • Where has Steelers' run defense gone?

    Where has Steelers' run defense gone?

    post-gazette.com Oct 4, 2012
    Just two years ago, no team stopped the run like the Steelers. Only one did better since the NFL went to a 16-game schedule in 1978.
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  • Video - Weather update: Eagles  @ Steelers 01:00

    Weather update: Eagles @ Steelers

    Oct 4
    AccuWeather.com updates climate conditions for the Eagles @ Steelers.
  • Video - Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 03:06

    Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    Oct 4
    NFL Films previews the Week 5 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Steelers 00:30

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Steelers

    Oct 4
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Philadelphia at Pittsburgh

Sports Columnists

  • Biggest NFL games of Week 5 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Oct 4
    The NFC is the superior conference by far in 2012. That actually keeps more AFC teams in the playoff race, writes John Clayton.
  • Ten things to watch in Western Conference for 2012-13

    Oct 4
    Check out some of the big storylines in the Western Conference this season.
  • NBA -- Ten things to watch in Western Conference for 2012-13

    Oct 4
    Check out some of the big storylines in the Western Conference this season.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Oct 4
    A reader named Mike in St. Louis sent me the following e-mail this week: "Simmons, football fans in St. Louis have suffered enough, compiling the wor...