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Coming off their bye week, the Pittsburgh Steelers are a much healthier team heading into Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Running back Rashard Mendenhall (knee), outside linebacker James Harrison (knee) and safety Troy Polamalu (calf) are…Share Tweet
James Harrison and Troy Polamalu are both listed as "probable" for the Steelers' Sunday home game against Philadelphia.Share TweetEarlier this week, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said that he expected to have James Harrison, Rashard Mendenhall and Troy Polamalu in the lineup when the Steelers face the Eagles on Sunday. Everything appears to be on track as far as making that expectati…Share Tweet
Steelers veteran defense could be headed for last roundupprofootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012The Steelers expect safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker James Harrison to get back on the field this weekend, and back to fixing a defense that has missed them in recent weeks. But how much longer they’re going to be able to keep the core of players whiShare TweetESPN.com Oct 5, 2012Not only am I coming off a perfect week, I was very close with the predicted scores as well. Here are my predictions for the Week 5 games involving AFC North teams: Steelers 23, Eagles 17: The focus will be the return of linebacker James Harrison and sa…Share Tweet
History doesn’t favor Eagles on Sundayprofootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012When justifying my prediction that the Steelers will beat the Eagles on Sunday at Heinz Field, I opted for the visceral. Based on living most of my life within 100 miles of Pittsburgh, this simply isn’t a game the Steelers lose. Reuben Frank of CSNPhillShare Tweet
Wake-up: Pittsburgh's 'hatred' of PhillyESPN.com Oct 5, 2012It's almost time to watch some AFC North teams in action again. The NFL schedule-makers have created quite a gap for the division. The Ravens and Browns haven't played since Sept. 27, and the Steelers haven't been on the field since Sept. 23. Division t…Share Tweet
Steelers Gab 2012 Week 5 NFL Preview — Philadelphia at Pittsbughsteelersgab.com Oct 5, 2012The bye week is over the Black and Gold, and it appears that the team is getting healthy, and they need it at 1-2 as they get set for the 3-1 Eagles with Mike Vick and company Sunday. Here’s a quick breakdown of the game, along with the prediction for tShare Tweet
On the Steelers: It's all about the running game nowThe Steelers' defense has been unable to make opponents' offenses one-dimensional by stopping the run and have few big plays to show for it.Share Tweet
Cook: The worst is yet to come for PiratesIf Pirates don't realize the need for change, things are only going to get worse for another 20 years.Share Tweet
'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh SteelersOct 5The "Playbook" crew explains why Michael Vick's ability to avoid turnovers in last week's win will carry over into this week. They also dissect the Steelers' ability to convert in third-down situations.
'Tools for Victory': Steelers wide receiversOct 5Brian Billick explains how the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers can take advantage of the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 5.
Eagles not taking Steelers lightlyOct 5Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer has the latest on the Eagles and their preparation for the struggling 1-2 Pittsburgh Steelers.
NFL Live OT: QB MatchupsOct 5Tedy Bruschi and Mark Schlereth discuss the quarterback matchups that they are excited to watch this weekend.