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Handicapping AFC North after two weeksUpdated Sep 17, 2012 Share TweetMatt 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 …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…
When Officials Blew A Call Even After Looking At The Replay, Rex Ryan Was FlabbergastedUpdated Sep 17, 2012 Share TweetLate 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…Source: deadspin.com
Wake-up: Already tight at top of AFC NorthUpdated Sep 17, 2012 Share TweetTrying 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…Share TweetThe Jets showed a lack of focus for much of the game, and Ben Roethlisberger tormented them on third downs.Source: nytimes.comShare 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.Share TweetThe Steelers get a win, but after two games they're still searching for a running game.
Gene Collier: For defenses, cooler heads prevailedUpdated Sep 17, 2012 Share TweetThe emotional thermostats along the second and third levels of both defenses had reached dangerous levels early in this Steelers-Jets game.
Ron Cook: Clark steps up to shut down JetsUpdated Sep 17, 2012 Share TweetSomeone 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.
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.