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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 …Upvote Share Tweet
DeAngelo Hall: Ref falsely claimed I threatened to kill himprofootballtalk.com Dec 20, 2012Redskins 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…Upvote Share TweetCowboys outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware was fined $15,750 for last week’s hit on Ben Roethlisberger, according to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com. The hit drew a penalty which could have been even more costly to his team. Ware was flagged for roughing thUpvote Share TweetOur 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…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 20, 2012INDIANAPOLIS (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.Upvote Share Tweet
Mendenhall says “a lot of thought” went in to his decision to ditch Chargers gameprofootballtalk.com Dec 20, 2012Like 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 MeUpvote Share Tweet
What happened to the 'Immaculate' ball?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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers' running backs want more carriesIt 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Can banged-up Steelers contain A.J. Green?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…Upvote Share Tweet
Ron Cook: Clark puts mark on communitypost-gazette.com Dec 20, 2012The Steelers nominate safety Ryan Clark for Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, a reflection of his service to the community.Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Dec 20, 2012Ben Roethlisberger says his comments about the play calling after the overtime loss to the Cowboys was just venting of his frustration.Upvote Share Tweet
Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis: 'They like it, I like it'Dec 20Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis talks about his first year in Cincinnati and his Week 16 matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Big Ben Focused On BengalsDec 20Ben Roethlisberger talks to Josina Anderson about the Steelers' struggles on offense this season.
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Don Banks: My favorite NFL stories of 2012Dec 20To mark the passing of another eventful year of championships, triumphs and memorable moments, SI.com's writers are remembering the stories they connected to most across the sports landscape in 2012.