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Pittsburgh Stinkers: Week 3 Sunday Night GIF Roundup

Pittsburgh Stinkers: Week 3 Sunday Night GIF Roundup

deadspin.com Updated Sep 22, 2013
Bears 40, Steelers 23: Ben Roethlisberger threw for 406 yards, but the Bears still demolished the Steelers. Even though Chicago allowed Pittburgh to cut down a 24-3 lead, the team stymied a full comeback by Mike Tomlin's crew. The Bears are 3-0, and alt…
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  • Instant React: Turnovers Send Steelers To 0-3 In 40-23 Loss To …

    Instant React: Turnovers Send Steelers To 0-3 In 40-23 Loss To Bears

    Five turnovers which allowed the Bears to score 23 points was the death blow for the Steelers Sunday night, as they fell to 0-3 with a 40-23 loss to the Bears. The Steelers fell behind 17-0 in the first quarter, and while they cut the deficit to 27-23 i…
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  • Sunday night wrap-up: Cutler taking charge

    Sunday night wrap-up: Cutler taking charge

    The Bears went long stretches without doing much, but at the end of the night, they had the better quarterback on the field, and that made all the difference. While Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger struggled to hang onto the ball, only to make th…
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  • Steelers notebook: Polamalu fires up defense

    Steelers notebook: Polamalu fires up defense

    pittsburghlive.com Sep 22, 2013
    By Ralph N. Paulk, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewSafety Troy Polamalu said after last Monday’s loss to the Bengals that the Steelers’ defense had to make things happen Sunday night against the Bears ...
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  • Red alert: Rout forges tie for Wild Card lead

    Red alert: Rout forges tie for Wild Card lead

    MLB.com ESPN.com Sep 22, 2013
    The Reds moved quickly on Sunday to put a damper on the Pirates' regular-season home finale. Now they will spend the week trying to make sure Pittsburgh doesn't host any postseason games at PNC Park. An 11-3 victory gave the Reds two of three games in t…
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  • Steelers fall to Chicago Bears, 40-23

    Steelers fall to Chicago Bears, 40-23

    post-gazette.com Sep 22, 2013
    Five turnovers, two of them returned for TDs, doomed the Steelers. They now head to London to play the similarly winless Minnesota Vikings.
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  • Deadspin Up All Night: Going To Get On Up

    Deadspin Up All Night: Going To Get On Up

    deadspin.com Sep 22, 2013
    Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. Bears-Steelers still to go. More to come. Read more...
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  • Heath Miller is back for the Steelers tonight

    Heath Miller is back for the Steelers tonight

    profootballtalk.com Sep 22, 2013
    The Steelers have many problems on offense, but they’re getting a key piece back tonight. Tight end Heath Miller is active for tonight’s game against the Bears, his first action since tearing his ACL late last year. They’ve kept four tight end up for th…
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  • Pro Football Now: Can Steelers avoid 0-3 vs. Bears?

    Pro Football Now: Can Steelers avoid 0-3 vs. Bears?

    CNNSI.com Sep 22, 2013
    Can the Steelers avoid their first 0-3 start since 2000? The pesky Bears stand in their way.
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  • Tragedy Strikes The NFL’s Cardinals And Dan Williams

    Tragedy Strikes The NFL’s Cardinals And Dan Williams

    steelersgab.com Sep 22, 2013
    While this has little to do with the Steelers or tonight’s game vs the Bears, I felt this post would make us remember what’s really important in life. Today the father of Arizona Cardinals DT Dan Williams was killed in a car crash while on his way to wa…
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  • College football game rips apart Busch Stadium turf

    College football game rips apart Busch Stadium turf

    yahoo.com Sep 22, 2013
    For some reason, the St. Louis Cardinals allowed two college football teams to play at Busch Stadium on Saturday, and the game pitting Southern Illinois against Southeast Missouri did a number on the bluegrass turf. The Cardinals, who sit two games ahea…
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  • Marshall returns home to face his favorite team

    Marshall returns home to face his favorite team

    profootballtalk.com Sep 22, 2013
    Bears receiver Brandon Marshall comes home tonight to face the Steelers at Heinz Field. Marshall hopes that a win will help propel him for the first time in his eight-year career to a place where the Steelers have been far more often than not. “I’m in c…
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  • Steelers Gab 2013 Week 3 NFL Preview – Chicago At Pittsburgh

    Steelers Gab 2013 Week 3 NFL Preview – Chicago At Pittsburgh

    steelersgab.com Sep 22, 2013
    It’s week three and the Steelers are back on National TV, taking on the 2-0 Chicago Bears. The Steelers thus far have been rather awful, scoring two TD’s in two games, and really getting nothing going in the run game. They will try to do that, as well a…
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  • Former Steelers LB John Reger Passes Away At 82

    Former Steelers LB John Reger Passes Away At 82

    steelersgab.com Sep 22, 2013
    Three-time Pro Bowl linebacker John Reger, who starred for the Steelers and Washington Redskins in the 1950s and 60s, died Thursday in Tampa. He was 82. Reger’s daughter Kathy confirmed his death Saturday in an email to the Associated Press. A native of…
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  • Head-to-head: Steelers LB Jarvis Jones vs. Bears KR Devin Heste…

    Head-to-head: Steelers LB Jarvis Jones vs. Bears KR Devin Hester

    post-gazette.com Sep 22, 2013
    One of the fastest players in the NFL gives Chicago a legitimate weapon on special teams, but Jones will have a chance to contain him.
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  • On the Steelers: Browns looking even worse at 0-2

    On the Steelers: Browns looking even worse at 0-2

    post-gazette.com Sep 22, 2013
    Ed Bouchette says Steelers fans should be thankful their team isn't Cleveland, the latest on the Brown-Haley fiasco, and riffing Ryan Clark.
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  • Steelers still talking the company line when it comes to the O-…

    Steelers still talking the company line when it comes to the O-line

    post-gazette.com Sep 22, 2013
    Offensive line coach Jack Bicknell insists that the Steelers' unit is 'at a point where we're going to really start to jell.'
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  • Video - WK 3 Can't-Miss Play: I'll have another! 00:48

    WK 3 Can't-Miss Play: I'll have another!

    Sep 22
    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown makes an incredible grab for a 21-yard touchdown.
  • Video - WK 3 Can't-Miss Play: Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown's acrobatics 00:47

    WK 3 Can't-Miss Play: Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown's acrobatics

    Sep 22
    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown makes a leaping grab in traffic for a 33-yard touchdown.
  • Video - Reds Pull Even With Pirates 00:31

    Reds Pull Even With Pirates

    Sep 22
    The Reds tied the Pirates for the top spot in the National League wild-card race with an 11-3 victory over them.
  • Video - Defense Carries Bears Past Steelers 00:56

    Defense Carries Bears Past Steelers

    Sep 22
    Highlight Of The Night: The Bears forced five turnovers in a 40-23 victory to drop the Steelers to 0-3.

Sports Columnists

  • Chicago Bears offense still needs help from its defense to win games

    Sep 22
    The Bears' offense is trying to evolve while the defense has maintained its game-winning identity.
  • Chicago Bears offense still needs help from its defense to win games

    Sep 22
    The Bears' offense is trying to evolve while the defense has maintained its game-winning identity.
  • Don Banks: Ravens turn back the clock in win over Texans

    Sep 22
    BALTIMORE, Md. -- Turns out Week 3 was a Throwback Sunday in what is shaping up as a Throwback Season in Baltimore. The Ravens are back to their old-school ways of winning with defense and special teams, and it was only fitting that they went all retro-…
  • Don Banks: NFC East hits rock bottom with winless Giants, Redskins; more S…

    Sep 22
    BALTIMORE, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight while watching Ray Lewis enter the Ravens' Ring of Honor amid an impressive Baltimore victory over Houston in Week 3 at M&T Bank Stadium. ...