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ESPN.com Updated Oct 7, 2012
PITTSBURGH -- Ben Roethlisberger walked onto the field after the Steelers' defense blew another fourth-quarter lead with a 1-3 start hitting him in the face as hard as the rain at Heinz Field. But the Steelers came back to beat the Eagles because of Roe…Upvote Share Tweet
steelerstoday.com Oct 7, 2012I hadn’t realized how much I missed Rashard Mendenhall………until after he returned to the Steelers. Without Mendenhall, the Steelers struggled to gain yards on the ground. Calling their running attack impotent would have been an insult to impoteUpvote Share Tweet
The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Over The Packers: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Oct 7, 2012Here's where we're putting the GIFs of the week, from Donald Brown triumphantly trolling the Packers to Brandon Lloyd dancing around like no one's looking. Only the Chargers and Saints have yet to play, so let's see what the week had to offer. More »Upvote Share Tweet
Kurt Coleman throws away Antonio Brown’s shoe (VIDEO)yahoo.com Oct 7, 2012Antonio Brown had a big game during the Pittsburgh Steelers' tight win over the Philadelphia Eagles. He finished the day with 86 yards on seven catches, so the Eagles had to get creative in defending him. For example, Kurt Coleman tried the old Steal Br…Upvote Share TweetShaun Suisham hit a 34-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 16-14 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetPITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu left Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles in the first quarter after aggravating his strained right calf.Upvote Share Tweet
Halftime thoughts on Steelers-EaglesPITTSBURGH -- Some thoughts at halftime, where the Steelers lead the Eagles 10-0: The Steelers' defense is getting turnovers, but the offense isn't capitalizing. Pittsburgh scored no points off two Michael Vick fumbles. The Steelers only had three takea…Upvote Share TweetThe injuries continue to pile up for the Steelers. Shortly after the Steelers announced safety Troy Polamalu reinjured his calf, Pittsburgh reported that outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley is questionable to return with a hamstring injury. Woodley missed…Upvote Share TweetEagles quarterback Michael Vick continues to be a turnover machine. Vick lost two fumbles in the first quarter of today’s game in Pittsburgh, continuing a rough season in which he simply hasn’t been able to protect the ball. Heading into today’s gamUpvote Share TweetJoin our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the match up between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 1 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Eagles-SteelersUpvote Share Tweet
AFC North game day by the numbersA look at the stats to remember for Sunday's games: 3 -- Straight games in which Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown has at least 70 yards receiving. 5 -- Straight games by the Steelers in which they have no more than two sacks, including playoffs. T…Upvote Share Tweet
Pre-game notes: Steelers to rotate LBsHere are some happenings over the weekend for each AFC North team: RAVENS: Baltimore is preparing for Kansas City's press coverage with cornerbacks Brandon Flowers and Stanford Routt. "They had a little bit of a switch from last year," offensi…Upvote Share Tweet
AFC North programming notePITTSBURGH -- As you might have noticed by the first word in this post, I'm in Pittsburgh (my home away from home, as I like to call it) for the Philadelphia Eagles-Pittsburgh Steelers game today. I will provide a Rapid Reaction and column from what sho…Upvote Share Tweet
Head to head: Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders vs. Eagles CB Brandon BoykinNo National Football League team can come close to matching the Steelers success on third down, especially the Philadelphia Eagles.Upvote Share Tweet
The Immaculate Reception: For Jim Otto, no doubt or catchFor years following the Immaculate Reception, Jim Otto saw John "Frenchy" Fuqua at playoff games and other football functions.Upvote Share Tweet
Slippery QBs take different paths for Steelers, EaglesMichael Vick, the NFL's all-time leading rusher for a quarterback, faces Ben Roethlisberger, no wallflower himself.Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Eagles-Steelers RecapOct 7Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Steelers' 16-14 win over the Eagles as Shaun Suisham kicked a late field goal to win it.
Steelers postgame press conferenceOct 7Steelers react following game with Eagles
Suisham's Last Second Field Goal Lifts SteelersOct 7Shaun Suisham hit a 34-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Steelers to a 16-14 victory over the Eagles.
Mendenhall Feels Good About WinOct 7Rashard Mendenhall comments on the Steelers' 16-14 win against the Eagles.
Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriot…Oct 7FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute win; more Sna…Oct 7FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....