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Steelers Dominate Carolina to Record Big Win

Steelers Dominate Carolina to Record Big Win

Pittsburgh's defense sucked the life out of previously unbeaten Carolina while Ben Roethlisberger passed for two touchdowns to help the Steelers record a 37-19 victory on Sunday.
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  • Steelers' defensive line gets physical in win

    Steelers' defensive line gets physical in win

    ESPN.com 59 minutes ago
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- After a maligned defense helped steady the Pittsburgh Steelers following a shaky start Sunday night, veteran defensive end Brett Keisel delivered a simple message to his teammates. "Let's go have some fun and close this thing out…
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  • Steelers notebook: Two 0-3 teams up next on schedule

    Steelers notebook: Two 0-3 teams up next on schedule

    post-gazette.com 4 hours ago
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There aren't many easy games in the NFL, especially for the Steelers in recent years, but if the Steelers want to contend for a playoff berth this season, taking advantage of two downtrodden teams in the next two weeks would enhance t…
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  • Ron Cook: Steelers defense gets banged up, but shines anyway

    Ron Cook: Steelers defense gets banged up, but shines anyway

    post-gazette.com 4 hours ago
    Ron Cook: Steelers defense gets banged up, but shines anyway
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  • Game changers: Turnover leads to elusive TD for Steelers

    Game changers: Turnover leads to elusive TD for Steelers

    pittsburghlive.com 4 hours ago
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – It might have taken the better part of two and a half games, but the Steelers finally created a turnover. And what ...
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  • Roethlisberger leads Steelers to thorough dismantling of Panthe…

    Roethlisberger leads Steelers to thorough dismantling of Panthers

    By the time Week Three rolls around, we can start to see the outlines of how a season's going to go. The Carolina Panthers may not be who we thought they were. The Pittsburgh Steelers, as it turns out, may be a whole lot more. The Steelers beat the Pant…
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  • Steelers notebook: Rooney says owners support Goodell

    Steelers notebook: Rooney says owners support Goodell

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Steelers president Art Rooney II defended NFL commissioner Roger Goodell during NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” pregame show, saying Goodell still is supported ...
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  • Ryan Shazier leaves with knee injury, won’t return

    Ryan Shazier leaves with knee injury, won’t return

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    One of the bright spots of the Steelers defense had a short night. Rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier has left the game with a knee injury, and won’t return. Shazier was caught by one of his own teammates while trying to back away from a pile, and immediate…
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  • Defenses dominating early in Panthers-Steelers

    Defenses dominating early in Panthers-Steelers

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    The Panthers are proving they can still play defense without Greg Hardy. But the Steelers are holding up pretty well for themselves. A hard-hitting first quarter has resulted in a 3-3 tie, and both quarterbacks have taken some hard shots. Ben Roethlisbe…
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  • Fans sporting black and gold show up for Steelers game in Charl…

    Fans sporting black and gold show up for Steelers game in Charlotte

    pittsburghlive.com 8 hours ago
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina backup quarterback Derek Anderson pleaded with Panthers fans this week to not sell their game tickets to Steelers fans. Apparently, the ...
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  • Pittsburgh Steelers' projected inactives

    Pittsburgh Steelers' projected inactives

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    CHARLOTTE -- The Steelers 46-man roster is a little harder to predict this week with starting left guard Ramon Foster’s status uncertain because of an ankle injury. My guess is Foster will try to convince the coaches to let him play but Mike Tomlin told…
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  • Upshaw fined $16,537 for illegal hit on Roethlisberger

    Upshaw fined $16,537 for illegal hit on Roethlisberger

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The opening drive of the Week Two Thursday night game was extended after Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw planted his helmet into the stomach of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. For the infraction, Upshaw was flagged. He also has been fined. Th…
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  • Starkey: Can Steelers’ Mitchell find Carolina cure?

    Starkey: Can Steelers’ Mitchell find Carolina cure?

    pittsburghlive.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    Maybe playing in Carolina will help Mike Mitchell play like he did in Carolina. Or maybe he needs to be used differently. Something better change, ...
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  • Steelers notebook: Panthers LB Kuechly making an impression

    Steelers notebook: Panthers LB Kuechly making an impression

    pittsburghlive.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is only in his third NFL season, yet he’s already been chosen as the Defensive Player of the Year. He’s ...
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  • Head-to-head:  Reigning defender of the year does it all

    Head-to-head: Reigning defender of the year does it all

    post-gazette.com Sep 20 (yesterday)
    Mike Mitchell spent only one season with the Carolina Panthers before signing with the Steelers in free agency. That, though, was long enough to understand and appreciate Luke Kuechly's impact on the Panthers defense.
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  • Leader of new wave of NFL quarterbacks awaits Steelers

    Leader of new wave of NFL quarterbacks awaits Steelers

    post-gazette.com Sep 19 (2 days ago)
    No one in NFL history threw for 10,000 yards and rushed for 2,000 yards in their first four seasons before Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton did it in three.
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  • Moore hopes to see red (zone) in Steelers debut

    Moore hopes to see red (zone) in Steelers debut

    pittsburghlive.com Sep 19 (2 days ago)
    A solid No. 3 receiver is a must in the NFL these days, and the Steelers finally will get theirs on the field Sunday night ...
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  • Steelers notebook: Ravens DL fined for hit on Roethlisberger

    Steelers notebook: Ravens DL fined for hit on Roethlisberger

    pittsburghlive.com Sep 19 (2 days ago)
    Ravens DL Courtney Upshaw was fined for his hit on Ben Roethlisberger, but Troy Polamalu and Mike Mitchell averted fines for their hits last week. ...
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  • TNF ratings plummet for Week Three

    TNF ratings plummet for Week Three

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19 (2 days ago)
    Last Friday morning, the NFL thumped its chest over the enormous ratings generated by the Steelers-Ravens Thursday Night Football debut, broadcast jointly by CBS and NFLN. Roughly 20.8 million viewers tuned in, on average, for the 26-6 win by Baltimore.…
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  • Steelers vs. Panthers preview

    Steelers vs. Panthers preview

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (3 days ago)
    The Carolina Panthers are 2-0 despite playing their opener without starting quarterback Cam Newton and their second game without Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy, who on Wednesday was placed on the commissioner's exempt list. The Pittsburgh Steelers ar…
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  • Cam Newton says Greg Hardy case not a distraction

    Cam Newton says Greg Hardy case not a distraction

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19 (3 days ago)
    The Panthers are off to a 2-0 start, and have a chance to improve on it in prime time against the Steelers Sunday night. And they hope, by then, we’re talking about the guys on the field. With the Greg Hardy situation settled for now with his double-sec…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Steelers-Panthers Recap 02:42

    Sunday Blitz: Steelers-Panthers Recap

    Sep 21
    Chris Hassel and Eric Allen break down the Steelers' 30-19 win over the Panthers.
  • Video - DDFP TV: Bell or Bernard? 02:05

    DDFP TV: Bell or Bernard?

    Sep 18
    Dave Dameshek, Elliot Harrison and Handsome Hank debate which sophomore running back they would rather have: the Pittsburgh Steelers' Le'Veon Bell or Cincinnati Bengals' Giovani Bernard?
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Steelers-Panthers 00:54

    NFL Live Prediction: Steelers-Panthers

    Sep 18
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Pittsburgh at Carolina.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Steelers-Panthers 00:35

    Inside Edge: Steelers-Panthers

    Sep 18
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Pittsburgh at Carolina.

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