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The Achilles injury Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall suffered in Thursday night's loss to the Tennessee Titans is minor, a person who has spoken to the player told NFL.com on Friday.Share Tweet
post-gazette.com Oct 12, 2012The move points up the development of rookie David Paulson and the team's interest in him.Share Tweet
Even If Icing The Kicker Doesn't Work, It's Better Than Never Icing The Kickerdeadspin.com Oct 12, 2012Mike Tomlin iced the kicker twice last night, but with an unfortunate twist: First, he called a timeout on his own kicker, Shaun Suisham, who proceeded to miss a 54-yarder. Then he stopped the Titans' Rob Bironas just as he was about to attempt the game…Share TweetRevisiting the Pittsburgh Steelers' 26-23 loss to the Tennessee Titans: You can justify failing to hold fourth quarter leads to Peyton Manning and Michael Vick because they've done it so many times before. You can understand losing in the final minute t…Share Tweet
Week 6 predictions: Mea culpa editionSo, the Week 6 predictions didn't get off to a great start. I expected the Steelers-Titans game would be close, but I never thought Pittsburgh was leaving with a loss. That is, not until the Steelers started holding tryouts for offensive linemen at half…Share TweetThe Steelers have lost fourth-quarter leads in four of five games this season and all three of their defeats have come to teams with losing records. What's the problem? It's something you don't usually hear a Steelers player say. "We’re not strong mentaShare Tweet
Ben Roethlisberger Is Not Impresseddeadspin.com Oct 12, 2012Tennessee upset Pittsburgh last night in a Thursday Night Football game full of exciting field goals and the sort of play that led most viewers to seek out more compelling sports TV on TBS or TNT. A last-second field goal by Rob Bironas-his fourth of thShare TweetNASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Ravens were criticized for winning ugly Sunday in Kansas City. My guess is the Steelers would take a win instead of the pain of losing on a game-ending field goal in Tennessee. The same goes for the Bengals, who were upset by the…Share Tweet
Hasselbeck gets the fourth quarter comeback he neededprofootballtalk.com Oct 12, 2012The Titans needed it as a group. But quarterback Matt Hasselbeck needed a comeback win like Thursday’s over the Steelers for his own reasons. After losing the starting job to Jake Locker in camp, and then playing poorly in relief, the 37-year-old HasselShare Tweet
Chris Johnson credits the offensive line after 91-yard gameprofootballtalk.com Oct 12, 2012When Titans running back Chris Johnson got off to a brutal start this season, he said he’s only as good as Tennessee’s offensive line. So it’s only fair that after a good game Thursday night against the Steelers, Johnson praised the line. Johnson, wShare TweetBen Roethlisberger broke Terry Bradshaw's passing record Thursday night, but there was not much else memorable.Share Tweet
Age Before Beauty: The Titans survived the Steelers 26-23 largely be…CNNSI.com Oct 12, 2012The Titans survived the Steelers 26-23 largely behind the veteran heroics of Matt Hasselbeck. The 37-year-old proved that age is just a number -- and it's all relative, writes Chris Burke.Share Tweet
NFL Live OT: Losing Teams That Can Make The PlayoffsOct 12Trey Wingo, Tedy Bruschi and Mark Schlereth discuss which teams with losing records they think can make the playoffs.
Steelers Panic MeterOct 12Herm Edwards discusses the level of panic in Pittsburgh.
Are the Pittsburgh Steelers losing their mystique?Oct 12"NFL AM" discusses whether or not the struggling Pittsburgh Steelers are losing some of the luster from years past.