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Haley takes the high road on Roethlisberger Updated Dec 20, 2012
To his credit, Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley seems to be changing. Long reputed to be a tough guy to get along with, Haley is working hard to have a good relationship with Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.  Even if that means looking …
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  • DeAngelo Hall: Ref falsely claimed I threatened to kill him Dec 20, 2012
    Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall was fined $30,000 for screaming at an official during an October 28 game against the Steelers. Now Hall says the official falsely told the NFL that Hall had threatened to kill him during their heated exchange. Hall told…
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  • Ware fined for shot to Roethlisberger’s head

    Cowboys outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware was fined $15,750 for last week’s hit on Ben Roethlisberger, according to Todd Archer of The hit drew a penalty which could have been even more costly to his team. Ware was flagged for roughing th
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  • AFC North players on PFF Pro Bowl Dec 20, 2012
    Our friends at Pro Football Focus put together their Pro Bowl team, and 11 players from the AFC North made it. Here's a look at those from the division (* -- starter): Quarterback: Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers Running back: Ray Rice, Ravens Wide receive…
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  • Pagano expected to be back with Colts next week Dec 20, 2012
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts coach Chuck Pagano has been medically cleared to return to the team by his physician and could be back as soon as Monday.
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  • Mendenhall says “a lot of thought” went in to his decision to ditch Chargers game Dec 20, 2012
    Like an increasing number of spectators, Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall decided earlier this month to watch the game at home. He got to watch the next game at home, too.  Without pay. But in response to coach Mike Tomlin’s explanation that Me
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  • What happened to the 'Immaculate' ball? Dec 20, 2012
    The debate over the Immaculate Reception is over who touched the ball first: Steelers halfback Frenchy Fuqua or Raiders safety Jack Tatum? But, as the Steelers plan to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the historic play on Sunday, do you know where the …
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  • Steelers' running backs want more carries Dec 20, 2012
    It seems that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn't the only Steelers player questioning the play-calling of offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Running backs Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dwyer essentially said the team has abandoned the ground game. "So…
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  • Can banged-up Steelers contain A.J. Green? Dec 20, 2012
    One of the keys in Sunday's important AFC North game between the Bengals and Steelers is whether the Steelers can contain Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green. Actually, the better question is whether the Steelers will have anyone healthy enough to cover on…
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  • Ron Cook: Clark puts mark on community Dec 20, 2012
    The Steelers nominate safety Ryan Clark for Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, a reflection of his service to the community.
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  • Steelers' Roethlisberger offers apology Dec 20, 2012
    Ben Roethlisberger says his comments about the play calling after the overtime loss to the Cowboys was just venting of his frustration.
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  • Video - Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis: 'They like it, I like it' 05:16

    Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis: 'They like it, I like it'

    Dec 20
    Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis talks about his first year in Cincinnati and his Week 16 matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Video - Big Ben Focused On Bengals 03:53

    Big Ben Focused On Bengals

    Dec 20
    Ben Roethlisberger talks to Josina Anderson about the Steelers' struggles on offense this season.