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Polamalu, Taylor likely to play against Saints

Polamalu, Taylor likely to play against Saints

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin confirmed that strong safety Troy Polamalu and cornerback Ike Taylor are expected to play Sunday against the Saints.
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  • Sizing up the remaining AFC North schedules

    Sizing up the remaining AFC North schedules

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    Every team in the AFC North is at least three games over .500, and every team has playoff hopes. The situation will sort itself out the next five games, but studying the schedules of the Browns, Bengals, Ravens and Steelers shows that Baltimore has a cl…
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  • Mike Tomlin 'not reluctant' to use RBs behind Le'Veon Bell

    Mike Tomlin 'not reluctant' to use RBs behind Le'Veon Bell

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed out a fact about what has to be the youngest backfield in the NFL. Le'Veon Bell, who is second in the NFL with 951 rushing yards, is actually younger than his two understudies. Bell is 22 while…
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  • QB snapshot: Ben Roethlisberger

    QB snapshot: Ben Roethlisberger

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    A quick observation of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and how he must improve in the Pittsburgh Steelers' Week 13 game against New Orleans: Drew Brees, who will lead the New Orleans Saints against the Steelers on Sunday, may be one of the most prolific …
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  • Troy Polamalu recognized for his charitable work with veterans

    Troy Polamalu recognized for his charitable work with veterans

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH -- Strong safety Troy Polamalu is the Pittsburgh Steelers’ nominee for the Salute to Service Award. Polamalu is active in a number in charitable endeavors but working with and advocating for veterans is particularly important to the eight-tim…
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  • Steelers defense getting healthier

    Steelers defense getting healthier

    The Steelers bye week appears to have come at the right time for their defense. Several key players have missed time with injuries this season, but the team expects to have most of them back on the field for this weekend’s matchup with the Saints. Safet…
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  • Martavis Bryant opts for training over rest during Steelers' by…

    Martavis Bryant opts for training over rest during Steelers' bye week

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH -- Tall and lean like an exclamation point, Martavis Bryant hardly has the figure of the typical mixed martial arts fighter. That did not stop the Pittsburgh Steelers' rookie wide receiver from pulling on the cut-out gloves worn in fights and…
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  • Steelers notebook: Linebackers on the spot against Saints offen…

    Steelers notebook: Linebackers on the spot against Saints offense

    pittsburghlive.com Nov 24 (yesterday)
    Saints quarterback Drew Brees will look for mismatches in the passing game with tight end Jimmy Graham and running backs Mark Ingram and Pierre Thomas, ...
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  • Brown: Blount's strong Patriots return 'great'

    Brown: Blount's strong Patriots return 'great'

    Antonio Brown was watching Sunday when LeGarrette Blount followed through on a promise to honor the Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receiver the next time he reached the end zone.
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  • Jarvis Jones returning to practice this week

    Jarvis Jones returning to practice this week

    profootballtalk.com Nov 24 (yesterday)
    The Steelers are returning from their bye week on Monday and they’ll have one more body on the practice field than they had last week. Bob Labriola of the team’s website reports that Jones will return to practice on Monday, opening up a three-week windo…
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  • Steelers LB coach: Injuries set Ryan Shazier back, but size not…

    Steelers LB coach: Injuries set Ryan Shazier back, but size not a concern

    ESPN.com Nov 24 (yesterday)
    PITTSBURGH -- Ryan Shazier will be eased back into practice Monday as the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker works his way back from a high-ankle sprain he sustained at the beginning of the month. The first-round draft pick is likely questionable at …
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  • Chiefs nabbing defensive lineman off Steelers practice squad

    Chiefs nabbing defensive lineman off Steelers practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Nov 24 (yesterday)
    The Steelers practice squad is becoming the place to go for contenders looking for defensive line depth. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Chiefs are signing 2013 seventh-rounder Nick Williams away from the Steelers today. The former Sam…
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  • Steelers' playoff fate rests in their hands

    Steelers' playoff fate rests in their hands

    post-gazette.com Nov 23 (2 days ago)
    While the Steelers kicked up their feet and relaxed on their off weekend their AFC North Division rivals kept the pressure on by keeping pace. With five games remaining, all that separates all four teams in the most competitive division in the NFL is on…
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  • For Steelers, a fight to finish for playoff berth

    For Steelers, a fight to finish for playoff berth

    pittsburghlive.com Nov 22 (3 days ago)
    The Steelers weren’t good enough. They weren’t good enough — their words — two years in a row. Art Rooney II, Kevin Colbert, Mike Tomlin ...
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  • Starkey: No explaining Steelers, AFC North

    Starkey: No explaining Steelers, AFC North

    pittsburghlive.com Nov 22 (3 days ago)
    Has there ever been a Steelers team as unreadable as this? A team that shuttles from dominance to disarray and back so frequently and randomly? ...
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  • Mother's Death Leads NFL Player to Fight Domestic Abuse

    Mother's Death Leads NFL Player to Fight Domestic Abuse

    nytimes.com Nov 22 (4 days ago)
    Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay remembers arriving at the hospital as a confused 7-year-old trying to understand why members of his family were sobbing uncontrollably.
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  • Steelers’ Wheaton embraces expanding role

    Steelers’ Wheaton embraces expanding role

    pittsburghlive.com Nov 22 (4 days ago)
    If Markus Wheaton were the envious type, it would have bothered him that rookie Martavis Bryant parlayed his first NFL catch into a sparkling, toe-tapping ...
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  • Video - Ike Taylor Possible For Sunday 00:55

    Ike Taylor Possible For Sunday

    Nov 24
    John Clayton talks about what the return of Ike Taylor means for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Video - Patriots Sign LeGarrette Blount 00:43

    Patriots Sign LeGarrette Blount

    Nov 20
    Adam Schefter breaks down LeGarrette Blount's two-year deal with the Patriots.
  • Video - Patriots Bringing Back Blount 00:47

    Patriots Bringing Back Blount

    Nov 20
    Adam Schefter breaks down why the Patriots are interested in bringing back LeGarrette Blount.
  • Video - Mitchell In Trouble After Tweets 03:22

    Mitchell In Trouble After Tweets

    Nov 18
    ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown discusses the comments made by safety Mike Mitchell in a series of direct messages on Twitter following Pittsburgh's 27-24 win over the Titans on "Monday Night Football."

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