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Bironas nails 40-yard FG to lift Titans

Bironas nails 40-yard FG to lift Titans

The Steelers will have to wait for their first road victory of the season. Rob Bironas chipped in a 40-yard field goal as time expired to help Tennessee hold off visiting Pittsburgh 26-23.
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  • Roethlisberger becomes Steelers' passing leader

    Roethlisberger becomes Steelers' passing leader

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Ben Roethlisberger has passed Terry Bradshaw as the Pittsburgh Steelers' career passing leader, and he needed fewer games to reach that mark.
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  • Roethlisberger breaks record as Titans beat Steelers, 26-23

    Roethlisberger breaks record as Titans beat Steelers, 26-23

    Ben Roethlisberger broke Terry Bradshaw's passing record but it was an otherwise unmemorable night for the Steelers.
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  • Mendenhall, Pouncey among injured Steelers

    Mendenhall, Pouncey among injured Steelers

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    Pittsburgh center Maurkice Pouncey injured his right leg on the Steelers' first offensive play from scrimmage against Tennessee on Thursday night, and will not return.
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  • Will Allen starts for Steelers in place of inactive Polamalu

    Will Allen starts for Steelers in place of inactive Polamalu

    With Steelers safety Troy Polamalu out after re-aggravating his calf injury, Will Allen is in tonight’s starting lineup. The Steelers announced that Allen - and not Ryan Mundy, who started the first three games of the season, first in place of startin
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  • Countdown Live: Steelers-Titans

    Countdown Live: Steelers-Titans

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the AFC matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tennessee Titans. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 8:25 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Steelers-Titans
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  • Peter King: Week 6 Picks

    Peter King: Week 6 Picks

    CNNSI.com Oct 11, 2012
    Last week: 12-2, .857. Year to date: 43-34, .558 Pittsburgh 27, Tennessee 14. The talk in Pittsburgh will be about Ben Roethlisberger?s shot at breaking Terry Bradshaw?s record for career passing yards?he needs a 300-yard game in Nashville to do it?but …
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  • Wake-up: Comparing Romo to Big Ben

    Wake-up: Comparing Romo to Big Ben

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Greetings from the AFC South stomping grounds. I'm here for Thursday night's game between the Steelers and Titans. Most of the blogs today and tonight will focus on Pittsburgh because it's game day. Consider yourself warned. Time for…
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  • N.F.L. Week 6 Game Probabilities: Penalizing Pittsburgh

    N.F.L. Week 6 Game Probabilities: Penalizing Pittsburgh

    nytimes.com Oct 11, 2012
    What has been holding the Steelers back is their penalty rate. They have a league-worst rate of 0.7 penalty yards per play; the league average is 0.4 yards per play.
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  • Kicker Shaun Suisham the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

    Kicker Shaun Suisham the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

    steelersgab.com Oct 11, 2012
    Wide receiver REGGIE WAYNE of the Indianapolis Colts, defensive tackle RANDY STARKS of the Miami Dolphins and kicker SHAUN SUISHAM of the Pittsburgh Steelers are the AFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played the fif…
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  • Steelers Gab 2012 Week 6 NFL Preview — Pittsbugh at Tennessee

    Steelers Gab 2012 Week 6 NFL Preview — Pittsbugh at Tennessee

    steelersgab.com Oct 11, 2012
    It’s an early start to week six for the Steelers, as they play their what seems to be annual Thursday night game on the road against the Titans. Last season it was the Browns at home, and the year before, the Panthers at home, so playing on the road on
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  • Collier: Thursday game a money-maker and a bad idea

    Collier: Thursday game a money-maker and a bad idea

    post-gazette.com Oct 11, 2012
    NFL's Thursday night games fly in face of safety concerns, among other things.
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  • Steelers eager to close deal on Heinz seating

    Steelers eager to close deal on Heinz seating

    post-gazette.com Oct 11, 2012
    The Steelers say a project to add 3,000 seats at Heinz Field for next football season could be in jeopardy.
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  • Star RBs might soon become ancient history

    Star RBs might soon become ancient history

    post-gazette.com Oct 11, 2012
    You remember Chris Johnson, don't you? He burst onto the NFL scene in 2009 with the fifth 2,000-yard rushing season in league history.
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  • Video - Big Ben all about winning 02:56

    Big Ben all about winning

    Oct 11
    Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger may not put up flashy statistics, but he does have a proven track record of winning. Kurt Warner digs deeper into the two-time Super Bowl champion's will to win.
  • Video - Big Ben breaking records 00:40

    Big Ben breaking records

    Oct 11
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is 287 yards away from breaking former Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw's passing record. Will he be considered a better than his predecessor?
  • Video - Video: Titans-Steelers review 02:30

    Video: Titans-Steelers review

    Oct 11
    Paul Kuharsky and Jamison Hensley put some finishing touches on the Titans' upset of the Steelers.
  • Video - Titans Rally To Top Steelers 00:32

    Titans Rally To Top Steelers

    Oct 11
    Last second field goal lifts Titans past Steelers.

Sports Columnists

  • John Clayton's Last Call

    Oct 11
    Upsets. Crazy plays. Debatable play calls. Incredible kicks. Week 6 had it all, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: Week 6 Picks

    Oct 11
    Last week: 12-2, .857. Year to date: 43-34, .558 Pittsburgh 27, Tennessee 14. The talk in Pittsburgh will be about Ben Roethlisberger?s shot at breaking Terry Bradshaw?s record for career passing yards?he needs a 300-yard game in Nashville to do it?but …
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 6 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Oct 11
    It's a crucial weekend for three slumping NFC teams, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Oct 11
    The Tennessee Titans have been outscored 88-181 through five weeks, which means they're giving up an astonishing 36.2 points per game. They're on pace...