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As expected the season is over for two starting Steelers, as Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey and starting ILB Larry Foote are both officially done for the 2013 season. “Nobody cares about our problems,” Mike Tomlin said. “They’re glad we’ve got them. W…Upvote Share Tweet
The Cardinals are clicking at just the right time. Behind a steady offense and a gem from rookie Michael Wacha, they completed a convincing series sweep of the Pirates with a 9-2 win on Sunday at Busch Stadium. St. Louis now leads the NL Central by 1 1/…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Sep 8, 2013The hits keep coming for the Steelers. Hours after Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said he expects center Maurkice Pouncey and linebacker Larry Foote to miss the rest of the season with injuries suffered in today’s loss to Tennessee comes news that running b…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com pittsburghlive.com yahoo.com steelersgab.com profootballtalk.com post-gazette.com Updated Sep 8, 2013PITTSBURGH -- The black-and-gold faithful cheered and twirled Terrible Towels as the Pittsburgh Steelers ran onto the sun-splashed field that they usually own in September. Some of the die-hards who stayed until the bitter end of a teeth-gnashing and so…Upvote Share Tweet
Collier: No excuse for this awful performanceOperating with a fully formed game plan for the first time this summer, the Todd Haley offense toppled like a doomed Jenga tower Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers notebook: Exhausted defense gets no reliefpittsburghlive.com Updated Sep 8, 2013By Ralph N. Paulk, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewSteelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley stopped short of pointing fingers at the offense, but insisted the defense spent far too much time on the field, especially ...Upvote Share TweetCoach Tomlin: Obviously a disappointing opener. Enough misery to go around in all three phases. Unacceptable performance. I won’t accept it. This team better not accept it. We’ve got some work to do. We sustained some injuries in the game but really not…Upvote Share Tweet
Almost everyone was on upset alert in Week 1, Steelers and Buccaneers don’t survive ityahoo.com Updated Sep 8, 2013Some things in Week 1 don't surprise us. Jacksonville's Blaine Gabbert remains the worst quarterback in the NFL. Nobody was shocked by that, for example. But Sunday was a day for crazy upsets and near-upsets, reminding us that sometimes we don't know as…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Sep 8, 2013Pittsburgh starter Charlie Morton left with discomfort in his left foot in the second inning Sunday at St. Louis.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Sep 8, 2013PITTSBURGH -- Free safety Ryan Clark is hoping that a couple of offseason discussions with former Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will help the back end of the Steelers' defense become even more unpredictable. Clark lives less than a half hour …Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers head-to-head matchup will be a good testSteelers LB LaMarr Woodley vs. Titans RB Chris Johnson.Upvote Share Tweet
On the Steelers: Number for the day is 41.5That's the percentage of roster turnover the Steelers experienced this offseason, meaning the newcomers will have to step up right away.Upvote Share Tweet
Collier: Resist temptation to make assumptions about SteelersColumnist Gene Collier writes that there are plenty of reasons to think the Steelers will fall by the wayside this season.Upvote Share TweetAll of a sudden, it's not the young pitchers who are the Pirates' biggest concern -- it's the two aces A.J. Burnett and Francisco Liriano.Upvote Share Tweet
Titans-Steelers wrap-upSep 8Scott Brown and Paul Kuharsky discuss the implications of the Titans' upset win over the Steelers.
Sunday Blitz: Titans-Steelers RecapSep 8Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Titans week 1 win over the Steelers.
Wacha Sparks Cardinals' WinSep 8Michael Wacha pitched seven strong innings and drove in two runs to help the Cardinals beat the Pirates.
Steelers postgame press conferenceSep 8Steelers react following game with Titans
Don Banks: Young QBs exceed expectations in victory and defeat; more SnapsSep 8SAN FRANCISCO -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of a rather ugly Week 1 in the NFL, otherwise known as Overreaction Sunday. ....
NFL - John Clayton's Last CallSep 8Three early safeties set the tone for a strange Week 1, writes John Clayton.