This is the September 17, 2012 news archive. View today's Steelers rumors and news.
Handicapping AFC North after two weeksMatt Williamson, of ESPN.com, assesses the AFC North after two games. It's an Insider article, so you'll need a subscription to read the entire piece. But here's some excerpts: PITTSBURGH STEELERS Williamson: [Roethlisberger] can carry this team. He is …Upvote Share TweetRevisiting the Pittsburgh Steelers' 27-10 win over the New York Jets on Sunday at Heinz Field: When Mike Wallace reported to the Steelers after missing all of the offseason workouts, training camp and the preseason, the big question was how long it woul…Upvote Share Tweet
When Officials Blew A Call Even After Looking At The Replay, Rex Ryan Was Flabbergasteddeadspin.com Sep 17, 2012Late in yesterday's Steelers-Jets matchup, New York challenged a play in which Steelers running back Isaac Redman was ruled down on a tackle by safety Yeremiah Bell. Rex Ryan challenged the call, believing Bell might have forced a fumble, but several re…Upvote Share Tweet
Wake-up: Already tight at top of AFC NorthTrying to decipher the Week 2 results in the AFC North is like trying to decode the Rosetta Stone. Well, at least Ben Roethlisberger knows what I mean. The Steelers won despite not having James Harrison and Troy Polamalu. The Ravens lost even though the…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 17, 2012The Jets showed a lack of focus for much of the game, and Ben Roethlisberger tormented them on third downs.Upvote Share TweetThe Steelers bounced back from a season-opening loss to do what they always seem to do, win their home opener and beat the N.Y. Jets, 27-10.Upvote Share TweetThe Steelers get a win, but after two games they're still searching for a running game.Upvote Share Tweet
Gene Collier: For defenses, cooler heads prevailedThe emotional thermostats along the second and third levels of both defenses had reached dangerous levels early in this Steelers-Jets game.Upvote Share Tweet
Ron Cook: Clark steps up to shut down JetsSomeone suggested to Steelers safety Ryan Clark Sunday night that he played his best game in a 27-10 win against the Jets at Heinz Field.Upvote Share Tweet
What to take away from New York Jets-Pittsburgh SteelersSep 17Michael Lombardi joins "NFL AM" to give his take on the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-10 victory against the New York Jets.
GameDay: Jets vs. Steelers highlightsSep 17Ben Roethlisberger throws for 275 yards and two touchdowns in the Pittsburgh Steelers' 27-10 victory over the New York Jets.
Peter King: Shoddy, inconsistent officiating making the game hard to enjoySep 17Last week I thought the replacement officials were adequate. Watching football Sunday, I felt like a passenger in a car going 20 miles an hour too fast on a mountain road with hairpin turns; we weren't going to die, but it was going to be a dicey ride.