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After being suspended one game for conduct detrimental to the team, the Pittsburgh Steelers have reinstated running back Rashard Mendenhall to their roster. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers will have a roster exempt…Upvote Share Tweet
deadspin.com Updated Dec 17, 2012New York Jets at Tennessee Titans (ESPN): Welp, here we are: Jets and Titans. The Jets, amazingly, still have a glimmer of hope for a playoff run. They need to win their remaining games and have the Bengals/Steelers do some stuff. Which is to say, they …Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Week 15 review: John Clayton's Last CallESPN.com Updated Dec 16, 2012The 2012 season has been marked by close games, but that wasn't the case Sunday, writes John Clayton.Upvote Share Tweet
Playing for Todd Haley in K.C. helped Brandon Carr get crucial pickprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 17, 2012When Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr stepped in front of a Ben Roethlisberger pass early in overtime on Sunday night, it set the Cowboys up for a win that vaulted them into a three-way scrum for the NFC East title. It also might have been a message to S…Upvote Share TweetRevisiting the Pittsburgh Steelers' 27-24 overtime loss at the Dallas Cowboys: The Steelers' depleted secondary was picked on by Tony Romo and the Cowboys. Romo threw 69 percent of his passes outside the painted numbers on the field, according to ESPN S…Upvote Share Tweet
Roethlisberger openly criticizes Haley's play-callsCNNSI.com Updated Dec 17, 2012Roethlisberger openly criticizes Haley's play-callsUpvote Share Tweet
Watch DeMarco Murray Get Pantsed During Yesterday's Steelers-Cowboys Gamedeadspin.com Updated Dec 17, 2012Yesterday, running back DeMarco Murray joined the vaunted fraternity of Dallas Cowboys players who have had their butt cheeks put on display to be ogled by the masses when a routine tackle in the third quarter turned into an all-out pantsing. This is no…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 17, 2012Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant caught four passes for 59 yards in Sunday’s 27-24 overtime win over the Steelers, including a key 24-yard touchdown in the third quarter, despite playing with a finger injury that will require surgery after the season. IUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 17, 2012After throwing the game-changing interception in the 27-24 overtime loss in Dallas, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger accepted responsibility for the team's fourth loss in five games. "Absolutely, 100 percent, this is on me," he said. We…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 17, 2012The Baltimore Ravens became the first AFC North team to reach the playoffs this year, and the Cincinnati Bengals and the Pittsburgh Steelers are fighting to join them. Cincinnati (8-6) is the only team in the division who can clinch a playoff berth on S…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Dec 17, 2012In what might have been the best game we've seen all season, the difference was cornerbacks.Upvote Share Tweet
Cook: Turnovers, and lack thereof, the real issuepost-gazette.com Updated Dec 17, 2012The Steelers defense didn't have an interception for the seventh time in 14 games and has just seven for the season.Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Updated Dec 17, 2012Dan Rooney, who stepped down as Ambassador to Ireland, said he is ready to get back to work with the Steelers immediately "every way I can.Upvote Share Tweet
Ben Roethlisberger Questions Game PlanDec 17Merril Hoge and Ron Jaworski break down the potential disconnect between Ben Roethlisberger and Todd Haley.
GameDay: Steelers vs. Cowboys highlightsDec 17Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo throws for over 340 yards and two touchdowns to help the Cowboys edge the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24 in overtime.`
Peter King: Some statement Week 15 wins, but playoff chase still a tangled…Dec 17In my job, athletes are not very good interviews after 34-0 losses. They don't want to talk after 34-0 losses. They will find every excuse not to pick up the phone after 34-0 losses. But Sunday was different. Victor Cruz is different. This weekend was d…