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 Running back Le’Veon Bell, left, blocks Josh Harris in practice Tuesday on the South Side. The Steelers are attempting to make a Super Bowl run behind the strength of their offense, instead of the usual reliance on defense.

Steelers defense no longer sole key to deep playoff runs

Recent signs points to the Steelers' defense being able to shoulder bigger load in the playoffs, a likely must if they hope to go far.

about 11 hours ago


 David DeCastro loosens up before practice Wednesday at the Steelers’ South Side facility.

Steelers' post-Christmas shopping list includes AFC North champion gear

All the Steelers want for Christmas is a division title.

1 day ago


Gerry Dulac's NFL Forecast: Week 17

Will the Steelers make it four in a row and take the division? Check out Gerry’s pigskin picks for the last week of the regular season.

1 day ago


Steelers urge fans to arrive at Heinz Field early

The team will give away prizes as a thank-you to fans.  Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Sunday for the 8:30 p.m. kickoff against the Bengals.

1 day ago


 Steelers' Le'Veon Bell splits Saints defenders for a small gain in the third quarter at Heinz Field on Nov. 30.

On the Steelers: Le'Veon Bell captures team’s MVP

Steelers choose running back Le’Veon Bell as team’s MVP ahead of QB Ben Roethlisberger and WR Antonio Brown.

2 days ago


 William Gay, left, his friend Carlos Rolle, center with hat, and Mr. Gay's brother Unrikay Hall chat with a community member as they hand out turkeys in November in Tallahassee, Fla.

With the loss of his mother, Steelers' William Gay steps up against domestic abuse

The Steeler has been helping a Pittsburgh shelter and groups in his Florida hometown years before domestic abuse was in the NFL spotlight.

3 days ago


 Cameron Heyward pressures Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith Sunday at Heinz Field.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 12.23.14

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers who can lock down the AFC North and a No. 3 playoff seed with a win Sunday night over the Bengals.

2 days ago


 Ryan Shazier congratulates Vince Williams after recovering a fumble against the Chiefs in the third quarter at Heinz Field Sunday, December 21, 2014.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 12.23.14

Gerry takes your questions on the Steelers who have a showdown against Cincinnati Sunday to be the AFC North champion.

2 days ago


 Cameron Heyward reaches for a fumble by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth quarter at Heinz Field Sunday.

Steelers playoff bound but seeding still undecided

The path Steelers will ultimately take in the playoffs still is unclear, but it will lead them to the road at least once.

3 days ago


 Steelers Lawrence Timmons off to his first Pro Bowl.

Five Steelers earn spots for Pro Bowl

Linebacker Lawrence Timmons earns first spot in all-star game; four on offense to join him.

2 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger congratulates Heath Miller on a touchdown completion against the Buccaneers in the third quarter at Heinz Field Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Ron Cook: Ben Roethlisberger's unique take on Steelers' MVP

Big Ben votes, as always, for tight end Heath Miller, his all-time favorite teammate, who is having another outstanding season.

3 days ago


 Steelers' linebacker Vince Williams celebrates after recovering a fumble against the Chiefs in the third quarter at Heinz Field Sunday.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 12.22.14

Ray takes your questions on the playoff-bound Pittsburgh Steelers.

3 days ago


 Steelers safety Mike Mitchell celebrates a fourth-down stop Sunday at Heinz Field against the Chiefs.

Gene Collier: Arizona seems far away for Steelers, but so did playoffs

Ramon Foster has some big dreams for this Steelers team that not long ago looked like a complete mess instead of a contender.

4 days ago


 The Steelers' James Harrison takes down the Chiefs' Jamaal Charles on a fourth-down try near the end of the second quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Steelers notebook: Injury report short for a change

Injury list is on the short side heading toward Sunday night's showdown against Cincinnati for the AFC North title.

3 days ago


 These Steelers slippers are available for less than $15 at Target.

Shop Holiday: Gifts for the biggest Pittsburgh sports fans

Add to someone’s collection with this Steelers, Penguins, Pirates and Pitt gear.

4 days ago


 The Steelers' Mike Mitchell prevents the Chiefs' De'Anthony Thomas from getting a first down in the second quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

On the Steelers: Throwback defensive effort sets up AFC North showdown

The Steelers defense hopped into a time machine Sunday for a bend-but-don’t-break performance in a playoff-clinching win against the Chiefs.

4 days ago


 Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is pressured by Kansas City Chiefs Dontari Poe in the first half at Heinz Field Pittsburgh, Pa

Report Card: Steelers vs. Chiefs, 20-12

Gerry Dulac grades the Steelers' effort in a 20-12 victory against Kansas City. His overall grade: A.

4 days ago


 Antonio Brown had 7 catches for 72 yards against the Chiefs Sunday at Heinz Field. Brown broke his Steelers single-season receiving record with 1,570 yards this year.

Gerry Dulac's Two-Minute Drill: Steelers vs. Chiefs

In a game when any number of defenders made significant stops, Harrison came back after missing two games and stood above the rest.

4 days ago


Steelers vs. Bengals game moves to Sunday night

The Steelers vs . Cincinnati Bengals game has been moved to next Sunday night at 8:30 by the NFL.

4 days ago


 Steelers Cameron Heyward sacks Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith at Heinz Field Sunday afternoon.

Steelers notebook: Sacks make a timely comeback

Defensive pressure, effective blitzes and the resulting sacks returned at the perfect time Sunday for the Steelers defense.

4 days ago


 Coach Mike Tomlin celebrates a Steelers' touchdown during today's game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field.

Steelers clinch playoff spot with 20-12 win over Kansas City Chiefs

The Steelers’ third consecutive win at Heinz Field Sunday lifted them to 10-5 and at least a wild-card playoff spot.

4 days ago


 James Harrison takes down the Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles on fourth down near the end of the second quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Ron Cook: James Harrison's play too good to call it quits

James Harrison is playing too well for him to hang up his cleats after this season.

4 days ago


 Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston is tied for the NFL lead in sacks with 17.

Chiefs defense relies upon sacks to succeed

The opportunistic defense in Kansas City is still very much predicated on getting to the quarterback, even in the NFL’s changing landscape.

5 days ago


 Steelers' Brett Keisel takes a selfie with fans before the start of today's game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.

Dulac's Game 15 matchup: Steelers vs. Chiefs

A look at the players to watch, big matchups and keys to victory for the Steelers-Chiefs game today at Heinz Field.

5 days ago


 Steelers' Brett Keisel takes a selfie with fans before the start of today's game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field.

Head to head: Steelers' C Maurkice Pouncey vs. Chiefs' NT Dontari Pope

Chiefs nose tackle Dontari Poe is a throwback player -- he rarely leaves the field even at a position that has become less valuable.

5 days ago


 Terrible Towels, big and small, waved at Heinz Field for the Steelers-Chiefs game on Sunday afternoon.

Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Photos of fans & game action

Check out PG gallery with photos from Heinz Field: Steelers vs. Chiefs.

4 days ago


 Antonio Brown leads the NFL with 115 catches and 1,498 yards, and his 11 touchdowns tie for second.

On the Steelers: Go ahead, try and pick just one team MVP

If there ever was a year for a three-way tie in Steelers MVP voting, 2014 is it with Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown.

5 days ago


 William Gay makes an interception that was called back due to a holding call Dec. 7 in Cincinnati.

William Gay re-emerges as a force on defense

Steelers cornerback living up to nickname as Big-play Willie Gay with three interception returns for touchdowns.

6 days ago


 With wins in their final two regular season games, Mike Tomlin and the Steelers would clinch the AFC North and host a playoff game.

Limited tickets for possible Steelers playoff game on sale Saturday

With wins in their final two games, the Steelers would host a playoff game Jan. 3 or Jan. 4 at Heinz Field.

6 days ago


 Devonta Freeman of the Atlanta Falcons rushes against Lawrence Timmons and Antwon Blake of the Steelers at the Georgia Dome on Dec. 14.

On the Steelers: Lawrence Timmons not getting recognition he deserves

The inside linebacker consistently makes big hits; unfortunately, some of his victims are his Steelers teammates, not opponents.

1 week ago


 Offensive coordinator Todd Haley throws a pass as the Steelers practice at  their South Side training facility on Nov. 26.

Steelers notebook: Facing former team no benefit for Todd Haley

Offensive coordinator says facing Kansas City offers no significant advantage any more because of personnel turnover.

1 week ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger drops back for a 94-yard touchdown pass to Martavis Bryant against the Bengals in the fourth quarter at Paul Brown Stadium.

On the Steelers: No-huddle offense could return

One way to slow Kansas City's pass rush is to play a hurry-up style on offense.

1 week ago


Steelers Notebook: Chiefs defense stellar in red zone

The Steelers are one of the top scoring teams in the NFL, but they will be challenged Sunday against Kansas City.

1 week ago


Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 12.17.14

The PG’s Steelers beat writer answers questions about Johnny Football, Troy Polamalu and what it will take to beat Kansas City.

1 week ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger drops back for a 94-yard touchdown pass to Martavis Bryant against the Bengals in the fourth quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on Dec. 7.

On the Steelers: No mystery in game plan for Chiefs

Keeping quarterback Ben Roethlisberger upright will be the challenge against superb pass-rushing Kansas City linebackers.

1 week ago


 Heath Miller picks up first down in the fourth quarter against the Falcons Sunday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 12.16.14

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers, who can lock down a playoff spot this weekend with a win over Kansas City.

1 week ago


 Steelers' tackle Kelvin Beechum has never experienced and NFL postseason and is taking pointers from seasoned vets like quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

Stretch drive, winning record a first for many Steelers

For most Steelers, this playoff run represents a new experience in their NFL careers.

1 week ago


 Brett Keisel and Cameron Heyward celebrate after forcing Browns quarterback Jason Campbell to fumble during a game last season at Heinz Field on Sunday, December 29, 2013.

Ron Cook: Keisel molds Heyward into a force

Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward is turning into a star, but friend and mentor Brett Keisel saw that coming long before it happened.

1 week ago


 Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin argues a call Sunday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

Steelers notebook: Several injured starters close to returning

Ike Taylor, James Harrison and Marcus Gilbert are candidates to play Sunday in big game against Kansas City.

1 week ago


 Steelers star receiver Antonio Brown stiff-arms Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant Sunday in Atlanta.

Ron Cook: Antonio Brown the gift that keeps on giving for Steelers

Antonio Brown's statistics are staggering, but it's his work ethic and consistency that make him the tough call for Steelers MVP this year.

1 week ago


 Steelers coach Mike Tomlin argues a penalty Sunday against the Falcons at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

Report Card: Steelers vs. Falcons, 27-20

Gerry Dulac grades the Steelers’ effort in a 27-20 win against Atlanta. Team grade overall: A

1 week ago


 Martavis Bryant picks up first down Sunday against the Falcons at the Georgia Dome.

Gerry Dulac's two-minute drill: Steelers vs. Falcons

A quick look at the top performances from Sunday's game.

1 week ago


 The Steelers' William Gay (no. 22) celebrates after a pick six against the Falcons Sunday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 12.15.14

Ray takes your questions on the Steelers who can clinch at least a Wild Card playoff berth with a win Sunday over Kansas City.

1 week ago


 Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds was called for roughing the passer after this big hit on quarterback Matt Ryan.

Steelers notebook: Team keeps cool in wake of flag on Jason Worilds

Coach Mike Tomlin had no comment, but some Steelers players reacted calmly to the controversial roughing penalty on Jason Worilds.

1 week ago


 The Steelers' Le'Veon Bell picks up a first down during Sunday's game against the Falcons in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The Steelers won, 27-20.

On the Steelers: Win against Falcons puts Steelers in position to seize division at home

The Steelers held off the Falcons on the road, so now they get a chance to seize the AFC North at Heinz Field the next two weeks.

1 week ago


 William Gay steps in front of Atlanta receiver Harry Douglas and returns an interception for a touchdown in the Steelers' 27-20 win.

Gene Collier: Shaky Steelers defense covers up holes

Once again Sunday, the Steelers defense wasn’t great, but it did enough to help secure a victory against the Falcons.

1 week ago


 Le'Veon Bell scores a touchdown against the Falcons late in the fourth quarter.

Steelers hold off Falcons for the win, 27-20

Pittsburgh won its second straight game to improve to 9-5. Atlanta dropped to 5-9.

1 week ago


 Steelers' Antonio Brown - one of the 3 'Killer Bs'

'Killer Bs' historic in Steelers offense

The Steelers’ lethal offensive trio of Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown is statistically one of the best in NFL history.

1 week ago


 Steven Jackson of the Atlanta Falcons

On the Steelers: The wheels don't always fall off

The Steelers need only look across the field today to see a running back who has been a workhorse, but held up just fine in Steven Jackson.

1 week ago


 Ben Roethlisberger -- TD milestone likely today.

Gerry Dulac's Game 14 matchup: Steelers vs. Falcons

A look at the players to watch, big matchups and keys to the game for Steelers-Falcons today in Atlanta.

1 week ago



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