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LB Arthur Moats says defense is 'on the rise'

It's been what Pittsburgh Steelers fans have been looking for several years - signs of life from the defense. After an undertaking that included the high draft picks dedicated to the linebacking corps and jettisoning of the legendary Dick LeBeau, the Steel Curtain could be on the rise. “I feel like we're starting to contribute more every week, getting better — and making plays...
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Philip Rivers used silent count at home on Monday night

Despite playing at home on Monday night, San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was forced to use a silent count to combat the noise from the raucous and well-traveled fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to ESPN, Rivers called San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium a “tough environment.” “It was like being on the road,” Rivers said. “We were in silent count and...
Via The Sports Daily
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NFL won’t allow Williams to wear pink all year to honor late mother

The National Football League continues to find new and creative ways to get it wrong. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the NFL allows for its player to wear pink accessories (cleats, wristbands, etc.) in order to raise public consciousness about the disease. Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams, who lost his mother to breast...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger’s desire to play Sunday deemed a ‘long shot’

Ben Roethlisberger reportedly wants to be in the lineup Sunday so he can face former offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and the Arizona Cardinals. And while the Pittsburgh Steelers are not specifically ruling out the possibility that their franchise quarterback has healed sufficiently from a sprained MCL and bone bruise to take the field, sources have deemed the likelihood of it...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL admits missed clock error in Chargers-Steelers game

The NFL has admitted that a mistake was made with the game clock near the end of regulation in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the San Diego Chargers Monday night. In a statement on Tuesday, NFL spokesman Mike Signora acknowledged that an error by the stadium scoreboard operator resulted in 18 seconds being inexplicably taken...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin explains gutsy late call with ‘Godfather’ reference

Mike Tomlin threw caution to the wind and went for broke with a gutsy call late in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Monday night tilt with the San Diego Chargers, opting to go for the go-ahead touchdown instead of a game-tying field goal. Things of course played out perfectly for Tomlin, as Le’Veon Bell plunged in from the 1-yard line out of the Wildcat formation for the winning score...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL had big clock issue that could have cost Steelers a win

The NFL has to be relieved that the Pittsburgh Steelers scored a touchdown as time expired to beat the San Diego Chargers Monday night. Otherwise, league officials would be faced with a flurry of difficult questions about what happened to the game clock late in the fourth quarter. Here’s what went down: After kicking a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL clock operator nearly costs Steelers with error

The Pittsburgh Steelers used every possible second in Monday Night’s game against the San Diego Chargers to emerge victorious 24-20. Le’Veon Bell’s game-winning 1-yard TD run with no time remaining sealed the deal, but the team should’ve had even more time. The game clock operator at Qualcomm Stadium somehow ran off 18 seconds of game clock after the Chargers kicked off with...
Via The Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell scores game-winning TD to lift Steelers over Chargers

With the game on the line in their Monday Night Football matchup against the San Diego Chargers, the Pittsburgh Steelers elected to put the ball in the hands of their most consistent playmaker on offense, running back Le’Veon Bell. It worked. Only five seconds remained in the game and the Steelers were on the Chargers’ 1-yard line. Many people—myself included—assumed...
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Steelers beat Chargers on last second Le’Veon Bell touchdown

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin rolled the dice once again his week and it paid off. After underutilizing their best playmaker on offense last week, Tomlin opted to put the ball in Le’Veon Bell’s hands down 20-17 with about five seconds left to go in the game. Once again opting not to kick the field […] The post Steelers beat Chargers on last second Le’Veon Bell touchdown...
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WATCH: Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Scores Game Winning Touchdown With Tremendous Second Effort

Until Ben Roethlisberger gets back the fate of the Pittsburgh Steelers is going to lie in the hands of running back Le'Veon Bell. Michael Vick had some clutch plays down the stretch Monday night against the Chargers, but otherwise the man was garbage. If Pittsburgh is going to be in playoff contention when Big Ben returns it will be because Bell made it happen.He certainly made the...
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WATCH: NFL officials rob Steelers of 24 seconds in 4th quarter on MNF

It hasn’t been a great year for NFL officials. The crew running things on Monday night in Week 5, when the Pittsburgh Steelers visited the San Diego Chargers, added to the long list of bad calls by letting 24 seconds run off the clock after a touchback, which is supposed to stop the clock. Here is video proof of the mistake. Major clock error on kickoff. Steelers lost 24 seconds...
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NFL denies DeAngelo Williams’ request to wear pink all season

Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams sadly lost his mother in 2014 after a battle with breast cancer. Since October is breast cancer awareness month, the NFL allows players to wear pink accents and footwear all month long. Williams, who holds his mother’s memory near and dear to his heart, reportedly requested to wear pink all season long in order to honor her. Unfortunately...
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Will The Pittsburgh Steelers Please Bench Michael Vick And Give Landry Jones A Shot?

Watching Michael Vick turn what was once one of the best passing attacks in the NFL into an afterthought is just painful. If he was at least scrambling and making some big runs at least he would be generating offense, but he isn't. Instead he has become easier to sack than former Houston Texans quarterback David Carr!Yeah, his arm is strong and he can chuck the ball a mile, but what...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake returns interception 70 yards for touchdown

The Pittsburgh Steelers offense is struggling badly trying to score points, so the defense has their back. Philip Rivers made a crucial mistake on 3rd and 12 in the third quarter of Monday night’s game as Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake intercepted the San Diego Chargers quarterback and ran it 70 yards the other way for a touchdown. When the QB locks on a WR. And @ZillaMane41...
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Week Five: 5 bold predictions for Pittsburgh Steelers Monday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 11 days removed from their heartbreaking overtime loss to the Baltimore Ravens to open Week 4 on Thursday Night Football. With a mini-bye just about complete, the Steelers need this game if they want to have any chance of catching the undefeated Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC North. Michael Vick will be starting his second consecutive game for the Steelers...
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Monday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers support NFL move to LA, some question cost Pittsburgh Steelers guard and NFLPA representative Ramon Foster said he would want the owner of an NFL team moving to Los Angeles to ... Steelers Look To Get Back On Track In San Diego The Pittsburgh Steelers will travel to San Diego on Monday night, looking to get their record back above .500. Some things will play into the...
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If Shazier is Healthy, Why Isn’t He Playing?

“I’m good to go.” That’s what Steelers’ linebacker Ryan Shazier told the Tribune-Review’s Ralph Paulk Saturday following the team’s final practice in preparation for their game at San Diego. While Shazier claims he is ready, Mike Tomlin and the Steelers claim he isn’t. Rewind to the week two game against San Francisco where Shazier had a brilliant performance overshadowed...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Staff Predictions: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. San Diego Chargers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are entering Week 5 after an overtime loss against the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday Night Football. The San Diego Chargers squeaked away with a 30-27 win against the Cleveland Browns in Week 4. Both teams sit at 2-2 on the young season so they will be trying to get above .500 this week. The contest is scheduled for prime-time on Monday Night Football. The...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Martavis Bryant could miss Week 5 for the Steelers

Martavis Bryant has missed the first four weeks of the 2015 NFL season due to suspension, but was set to get back on the field in Week 5. Unfortunately, that might not end up being the case. According to a report from Mike Prisuta, Michael Vick is concerned about Bryant and isn’t sure whether or not he will be able to make it back into shape and get familiar with the system again...
Via This Given Sunday
4 days ago  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Quick Hitters for 10/9/2015

Practice Report from Thursday: Did Not Participate – Cortez Allen, Ben Roethlisberger, Ross Ventrone… Full Participant –  Ryan Shazier, Dan McCullers, Matt Spaeth, Markus Wheaton There was some discussion yesterday about whether Martavis Bryant had actually been practicing. Because he still has not been formally activated (and doesn’t have to be until 4pm Monday) the team...
Via Steel City Blitz
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Able To Jog Off Practice Field Thursday

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is back jogging again. Well, sort of. According to Jeremy Fowler of, guard Ramon Foster confirmed that Roethlisberger jogged off the practice field at the conclusion of Thursday’s practice. Hey, it’s a start, right? So, why did Foster have to confirm it? Because the... The post Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Able To...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gronk: Have to be ‘super smart’ to play Tight End for Patriots

Rob Gronkowski likes to play the fool off the field, but he’s proven to be no dummy when it comes to playing football. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said Gronkowski, outside of quarterback Tom Brady, has the toughest job in the Patriots’ offense. “We move him around in a lot of different positions,” Belichick said last month. “He has, really, a lot to learn. Probably...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Steelers Be in the Market for a Trade?

Long known as a team that did very little wheeling and dealing, the Pittsburgh Steelers have already shown in 2015 that they now seem to be willing to pull the trigger. They traded a pick for cornerback Brandon Boykin (don’t get me started) and traded a pick for kicker Josh Scobee. Now I am starting to wonder if the team isn’t in the market for yet another deal. Somewhat lost...
Via Steel City Blitz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The two biggest decisions in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss

Mike Tomlin has been repeatedly criticized for his play calling in last Thursday’s 23-20 overtime loss to Baltimore. Like I wrote in my last article, it is hard to pinpoint any one play or play call for the Steelers’ loss because there were several guilty parties involved. When you let a 20-7 lead evaporate, everyone did their part (or didn’t depending on how you want to look...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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