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Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger moved closer to Terry Bradshaw's franchise passing record without having to take a snap. Elias Sports Bureau overturned the home team's statisticians on Wednesday, making Rashard Mendenhall's 13-yard touchdown a c…Upvote Share Tweet
The Steelers ruled out safety Troy Polamalu and outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley for Thursday night's game against the Titans. Polamalu aggravated a right calf injury Sunday and left late in the first quarter. This is the third game that Polamalu will …Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Oct 10, 2012Rashard Mendenhall is back, and the Steelers are overjoyed to have him.Upvote Share Tweet
AFC North defenses still strugglingFive weeks into the regular season, the defenses in the AFC North are still nowhere close to what they were last season. In 2011, every defense in the division ranked in the top 10. This season, three (Bengals, Ravens and Browns) rank in the bottom half…Upvote Share TweetCan the Steelers win their first road game of the season? Will the Browns get their first win in more than 300 days? Can the Bengals bounce back after being upset? And will the Ravens score a touchdown this game? Find out all of these answers and more i…Upvote Share TweetSteelers kicker Shaun Suisham kicked the game-winning field goal on Sunday against the Eagles, and as a result he’s been named the AFC’s special teams player of the week. Suisham went 3-for-3 on field goals, connecting once from 20 yards and twice froUpvote Share TweetThere are two significant records that can be set in the AFC North this week: the Browns are on the verge of establishing a new low for futility, and Ben Roethlisberger is close to becoming the Steelers' all-time leading passer. This is more than coinci…Upvote Share Tweet
Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 5yahoo.com Updated Oct 10, 2012Top AFC seeds: Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens Other AFC division champs: New England Patriots, Denver Broncos AFC wild cards: Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers Top NFC seeds: Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers Other NFC division champs: Minnes…Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Updated Oct 10, 2012Ben Roethlisberger needs only 300 yards passing to eclipse Terry Bradshaw's franchise record.Upvote Share Tweet
Do your jobOct 10Why is Heath Evans saying that Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson should not be blamed for his struggles on certain runs? Evans gives some in-depth analysis on this Thursday night's matchup.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: PIT-TENOct 10Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Steelers-Titans
NFL - Early surprise teams might lack staying powerOct 10The Vikings and Cardinals have surprised early, but don't be surprised if they're eventually figured out, writes John Clayton
NFL -- Clayton: Alex Karras' humor was his strengthOct 10Alex Karras was great on the field for the Lions but even more winning as an entertainer, writes John Clayton.
The Thunder need to pay James Harden nowOct 10The Thunder claiming they are just a poor, small-market team that can't afford James Harden doesn't work in today's NBA.