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NFL Week 17 Winners and Losers: Steelers' near-miss will hurt all offseason
yahoo.com Updated Dec 29, 2013
The Pittsburgh Steelers and their fans probably shouldn't feel cheated.After starting the season 0-4, there's no way the Steelers should have even been alive for a playoff spot at about 7:10 p.m. ET on the season's final day. But, throughout it all, tha…Upvote Share Tweet
yahoo.com Dec 29, 2013Steelers fans, you might want to turn away from this one. It's going to hurt.In a year of officiating nightmares, Pittsburgh's season might have ended on one. The scenario: Kansas City vs. San Diego, four seconds remaining, the Chiefs setting up for a p…Upvote Share Tweet
Gene Collier: Steelers' 8-8 record befits their seasonpost-gazette.com Dec 29, 2013The Steelers vacated Heinz Field for the North Side gloom Sunday not knowing whether they would play their next football game within eight days or within 8½ months, but they knew this:Upvote Share Tweet
Kovacevic: Steelers’ luck ran dry, but not wellThe kick went wide. Of course it went wide. The fumble return for a touchdown was waved off. Of course it was waved off. All ...Upvote Share TweetFor a first-round pick, you probably shouldn’t be able to count Jarvis Jones’ significant plays on one hand. However … • A hit on Titans ...Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers notebook: Defense comes up with stops deep in territoryLinebacker Lawrence Timmons and rookie Jarvis Jones ignited a Steelers defense Sunday that flirted with a shutout of the Cleveland Browns en route to a ...Upvote Share TweetBrett Keisel seemingly turned back the clock as the Steelers tried in vain to get into the postseason with a 20-7 victory over AFC North ...Upvote Share Tweet
Twitter Shares The Pulse Of Steelers Players And Fans After Being Knocked Out Of The PlayoffsIt was a heartbreaking way to watch the season come to an end on Sunday evening, as the Chargers pulled out a 27-24 OT win over the Chiefs that will send them to the playoffs, and not the black and gold. A number of Steelers players and many fans took t…Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers left to ponder what ifsPITTSBURGH -- Add Ryan Succop's missed field goal to the plays the Steelers will look at wistfully when they reflect on the 2013 season. Succop, who kicks for the Chiefs, missed a 41-yard field goal Sunday night that would have beaten the Chargers and s…Upvote Share TweetThe Chiefs had nothing to play for Sunday, but despite that they were a missed kick away from sending the Steelers to the postseason, but it was not to be. Ryan Succop missed a 41-yard field goal with seconds left in regulation that would have won it fo…Upvote Share TweetCleveland Browns players reacted angrily to the mere notion that coach Rob Chudzinski could be fired following the team’s 4-12 season. And when they spoke in the locker room after the season-ending loss to the Steelers, they weren’t even sure it would h…Upvote Share TweetOne surprise of the Steelers’ second-half surge: They finished second in the AFC North ahead of Baltimore, based on tiebreakers. As a result, they’ll play ...Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 29, 2013For the second consecutive season, the defending Super Bowl champions will miss the playoffs. The Ravens’ 34-17 loss at Cincinnati on Sunday, coupled with the Steelers’ win vs. the Browns, eliminates Baltimore from postseason contention. The Ravens, who…Upvote Share Tweet
Ryan Clark not ready to retirePITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers free safety Ryan Clark isn’t ready to call it a career even if the 12th-year veteran has to suit up for another team next season. “I’m playing,” Clark said after the Steelers beat the Browns, 20-7, at Heinz Field to fin…Upvote Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- Ryan Clark, after almost certainly playing his final game as a Steeler at Heinz Field, was in a hurry. And it had nothing to do with the veteran free safety getting himself in front of a TV to watch the Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Cha…Upvote Share TweetFor the second straight season the Steelers won their final game of the season to wrap up a season at .500 at 8-8. Unlike last season though, the club had a lot more to play for Sunday, as they needed a win and early losses by the Ravens and Dolphins to…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 29, 2013There were several playoff scenarios involving the Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins. Trying to understand all of them was like dissecting a complex math problem.However, when the Steelers opened up a huge lead on Sunday, one aspect of the playoff pos…Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers finish on high note, await possible playoff fateThe Steelers did what they needed to do. Jerricho Cotchery caught his 10th touchdown pass of the season, Le’Veon Bell ran for a score and ...Upvote Share TweetOne of the Steelers’ top pass rushers is inactive for Sunday’s must-win game vs. Cleveland. Jason Worilds will miss the season finale with an abdominal injury, the club disclosed today. Worilds, 25, has 63 tackles and eight sacks in 15 games this season…Upvote Share TweetThe Browns will have tight end Jordan Cameron in the season finale against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but they will not have cornerback Joe Haden. No doubt Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown will notice that rookie Leon McFadden is playing corner. Other…Upvote Share Tweet
Final NFL Odds For Week 17 – Steelers Still 7-Point Favorites Vs BrownsFinal NFL Odds For Week 17 – Steelers Still 7-Point Favorites Vs BrownsUpvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Browns-Steelers RecapDec 29Prim Siripipat and Tom Waddle break down the Steelers' Week 17 win over the Browns.
Le'Veon Bell postgame press conferenceDec 29Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell reacts to the team's win against the Cleveland Browns in Week 17.
Bell, Steelers Crush BrownsDec 29Le'Veon Bell rushed for 90 yards and a touchdown to help the Steelers beat the Browns 20-7 and keep their playoff hopes alive.
Steelers postgame press conferenceDec 29Steelers react following game with Browns
Jim Trotter: 49ers overcome adversity, enter postseason with hardened reso…Dec 29GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Jim Harbaugh was almost giddy after the 49ers beat the Cardinals 23-20 on a 40-yard field goal as time expired Sunday in University of Phoenix Stadium. He kept smiling and chuckling in the locker room, breaking the routine only to sli…
Don Banks: Packers show good things come to those who wait; more SnapsDec 29Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a fantastic finish of a Week 17 in the NFL. ...
Mike Nolan, Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator, agrees to extensionDec 29The Atlanta Falcons and defensive coordinator Mike Nolan have agreed to a contract extension, a source confirmed to ESPN's John Clayton.
2013 NFL playoffs -- Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals are the teams t…Dec 29AFC playoff Q&A: The Broncos and Bengals are running in high gear, but be prepared for surprises.