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Steelers notebook: Ex-Steeler Sanders living up to his word

Steelers notebook: Ex-Steeler Sanders living up to his word

Is it a surprise former Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is excelling in Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos offense? It shouldn’t be. Sanders called himself a ...
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  • Linebacker Harrison coming along slowly since return to Steeler…

    Linebacker Harrison coming along slowly since return to Steelers

    pittsburghlive.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    James Harrison has had four games to dust off the cobwebs after re-signing with the Steelers in late September. There has been time enough, too, ...
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  • Young running back powering Steelers offense

    Young running back powering Steelers offense

    post-gazette.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    They’re not the most recognizable records in franchise history; two of them aren’t even listed in the Steelers media guide. But maybe that will change in the future because Le’Veon Bell is doing things on the field no other running back in team history …
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  • Steelers notebook: Mike Adams likely to start Sunday

    Steelers notebook: Mike Adams likely to start Sunday

    Former second-round draft pick Mike Adams is likely to get his first start since December when the Steelers entertain the Indianapolis Colts Sunday at Heinz Field. Starting right tackle Marcus Gilbert is doubtful because of a concussion.
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  • NFL notebook: Colts WR Wayne out for Sunday’s game at Steelers

    NFL notebook: Colts WR Wayne out for Sunday’s game at Steelers

    The Colts will be without wide receiver Reggie Wayne against the Steelers on Sunday. Wayne initially was listed as day to day with an elbow ...
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  • Steelers hand kickoff return duties to LeGarrette Blount

    Steelers hand kickoff return duties to LeGarrette Blount

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    The Steelers have been miserable running back kickoffs this season, averaging just 17.5 yards a return. As a result, they’ve made a change on the special teams depth chart. Dri Archer, who has been the primary return man so far this year, is being repla…
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  • Steelers notebook: Shazier returns just in time

    Steelers notebook: Shazier returns just in time

    Linebacker Ryan Shazier, who missed the last four games with a knee injury, is expected to play Sunday when the Steelers host the Indianapolis Colts ...
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  • What's in a number? Colts-Steelers preview

    What's in a number? Colts-Steelers preview

    ESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    A by-the-numbers look at the Indianapolis Colts-Pittsburgh Steelers game on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET. -8: Steelers’ point differential, the worst of any team with at least four wins .810: Colts’ winning percentage in games decided by eight or fewer points…
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  • Rossi: Middling Steelers must make a statement

    Rossi: Middling Steelers must make a statement

    pittsburghlive.com Oct 24 (2 days ago)
    The superhero I always wanted on my side was Wolverine. It’s not that he is immortal. (Actually, Marvel is in the process of killing him ...
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  • Danny Smith: Dri Archer going through “growing pains” as return…

    Danny Smith: Dri Archer going through “growing pains” as returner

    As a third-round pick and the fastest player in the 40-yard dash at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, rookie Dri Archer will get every chance to become a return ace for the Steelers. However, it’s been a rough go on kickoffs thus far for the Kent State pro…
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  • Steelers notebook: LeBeau expects more consistency

    Steelers notebook: LeBeau expects more consistency

    post-gazette.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    The Steelers defense forced three turnovers that set up 17 points for the offense in the 30-23 victory Monday night against Houston. It shut down the Texans running game after halftime, allowing 31 yards rushing in the final two quarters, and did not al…
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  • On the Steelers: Red-zone production could use a little help

    On the Steelers: Red-zone production could use a little help

    post-gazette.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    The Heinz Field scoreboard turns red when the Steelers offense cracks the opponent’s 20, some kind of symbolism for a red-faced group that ranks tied for next-to-last in the NFL in those scoring opportunities.
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  • Steelers safety Mitchell still settling into role on defense

    Steelers safety Mitchell still settling into role on defense

    pittsburghlive.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    Mike Mitchell isn’t the player he was last season in Carolina, and he knows it. The Steelers don’t want him to be. As the free ...
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  • Raiders' Woodley has long-term biceps injury

    Raiders' Woodley has long-term biceps injury

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    The Oakland Raiders signed LaMarr Woodley to be a defensive difference-maker. However, it appears the former Pittsburgh Steelers star's season will end prematurely for the winless Raiders.
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  • Pro Football Focus: Antonio Brown is the best wide receiver in …

    Pro Football Focus: Antonio Brown is the best wide receiver in the NFL

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    PITTSBURGH -- Is Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown the best player at his position in the NFL? Pro Football Focus' Sam Monson builds a strong case for Brown, who leads the NFL with 719 receiving yards this season after finishing second in …
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  • Mutual respect, admiration between Ben Roethlisberger and Andre…

    Mutual respect, admiration between Ben Roethlisberger and Andrew Luck

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (3 days ago)
    PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger lavished praise on the player who will be his counterpart Sunday at Heinz Field. And Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck couldn’t say enough good things about Roethlisberger. “His a…
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  • Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers can get even more out of Le'Veon B…

    Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers can get even more out of Le'Veon Bell

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (3 days ago)
    PITTSBURGH -- Le'Veon Bell is quietly building a strong case for MVP consideration. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back ranks among the NFL's top three in rushing yards (599), yards from scrimmage (938) and first down (44). And quarterback Ben Roethlis…
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  • Ike Taylor returns to practice

    Ike Taylor returns to practice

    profootballtalk.com Oct 23 (3 days ago)
    It’s been a little more than a month since Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor broke his forearm in a collision with teammate Lawrence Timmons and it appears things have been healing well since then. Taylor was back on the practice field Wednesday for the fi…
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  • Starkey: Century mark beckons for Ben

    Starkey: Century mark beckons for Ben

    pittsburghlive.com Oct 23 (3 days ago)
    Mike Tomlin calls his quarterback “a sick competitor.” The description seemed especially apt Monday night at Heinz Field, where Ben Roethlisberger pretty much lost his ...
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  • Steelers’ defense on pace for fewest sacks in 16-game season

    Steelers’ defense on pace for fewest sacks in 16-game season

    pittsburghlive.com Oct 23 (3 days ago)
    Not even Peyton Manning is keeping up with Andrew Luck, who is piling up the passing yards so quickly and easily he could threaten Manning’s ...
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Indianapolis Colts vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 01:53

    'Playbook': Indianapolis Colts vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    Oct 24
    The "Playbook" crew explains the importance of Ben Roethlisberger spreading the ball around in their in-depth preview of the Week 8 matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Colts-Steelers 00:54

    NFL Live Prediction: Colts-Steelers

    Oct 23
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Indianapolis at Pittsburgh.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Colts-Steelers 00:49

    Inside Edge: Colts-Steelers

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Indianapolis at Pittsburgh.
  • Video - Steelers Prepare For Andrew Luck On Short Week 01:26

    Steelers Prepare For Andrew Luck On Short Week

    Oct 21
    ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown discusses the challenge of facing QB Andrew Luck.

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    Oct 24
    I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
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    Oct 23
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    Oct 23
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    Oct 23
    John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.