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 Steelers' Martavis Bryant pulls in a touchdown pass as he's defended by the Colts' Josh Gordy in the third quarter Oct. 26 at Heinz Field.

Bryant fits right in now with NFL rookie WRs

Steelers Martavis Bryant playing bigger role each week now in overall success of excellent NFL crop of rookie wide receivers.

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 Steelers rookie receiver Martavis Bryant tosses the ball at practice on the South Side on Wednesday afternoon.

On the Steelers: Ravens will be facing different lineup

Steelers will look vastly different Sunday night than when they lost to the Ravens in Baltimore in Week 2.

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 In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, former Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis.

Ron Cook: Math whiz Urschel putting more than 2 and 2 together

Ex-Penn State star offensive lineman John Urschel uses his smarts and skills to make rapid ascent in first year with Baltimore Ravens.

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 Vince Williams brings down Ahmad Bradshaw of the Indianapolis Colts Sunday at Heinz Field.

Steelers notebook: Stopping run will be key against Ravens

Steelers hope to continue making progress in stopping the outside zone-blocking scheme Sunday when they face Ravens.

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 Baltimore wide receiver Steve Smith can't hang on to a pass as he is hit by Steelers free safety Mike Mitchell and strong safety Troy Polamalu during a game last month in Baltimore.

Steelers vs. Ravens preview chat with Jerry Micco & Ron Fritz

The sports editors of the Post-Gazette and the Baltimore Sun take your questions on Sunday night’s rivalry game.

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 Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger takes the field before his record-setting game against Indianapolis on Sunday.

On the Steelers: How can Roethlisberger top it?

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger knows beating Baltimore Sunday would be the best encore for his recent record-setting performance.

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 Steelers offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert drops back into pass protection during training camp workouts at Latrobe Stadium earlier this year.

Steelers notebook: Marcus Gilbert more than ready to play again

Offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert will return to the Steelers’ starting lineup Sunday night after a bout with a concussion, and he can’t wait.

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 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger drops back to pass in practice Wednesday in the South Side.

Gene Collier: Van Brocklin's record stands test of time

Norm Van Brocklin's NFL record for passing yardage in one game has stood the test of time -- so far.

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 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is all smiles after throwing his fifth touchdown Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field.

Record outing earns Roethlisberger AFC offensive player of the week honors

The quarterback’s 522 passing yards Sunday tied for fourth most in a game in NFL history.

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 Le'Veon Bell leaps for first down yardage Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field.

Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 10.29.14

Heavy Steelers discussion with a dash of Penguins and college football in today’s chat with the Post-Gazette’s sports editor.

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 Brett Keisel on the sidelines Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 10.29.14

The Steelers beat reporter fields your questions on Ben Roethlisberger, Todd Haley, Dri Archer and more.

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 Ravens tight end Owen Daniels is tackled by Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu during September's game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Drawing wild card in AFC a challenge for Steelers, others

Securing a wild-card spot in the AFC playoffs this season won’t be an easy task, so winning the AFC North is critical for the Steelers.

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 Joe Greene has a few words with an official during a Steelers game against the Dolphins in 1980.

Joe Greene says emotions will run high when Steelers retire his jersey Sunday

The jersey will be only the second retired in Steelers’ history, honoring one of the legendary members of the defense.

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 Martavis Bryant pulls in a touchdown pass as he's defended by Colts' Josh Gordy in the third quarter Sunday afternoon at Heinz Field.

Steelers off and ... passing

Can the offense keep up this pace, or even come close to it, after a record-breaking performance Sunday by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger?

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 Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams.

Ron Cook: Mike Adams, others up front had best line of game

No sacks allowed, big edge in time of possession and eight conversions on third down propelled offense to big game Sunday against Colts.

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 Donte Moncrief pulls in a pass for a touchdown as he's defended by Cortez Allen in the third quarter against the Colts Sunday afternoon at Heinz Field.

Steelers notebook: Despite being pulled, Allen may see action against Ravens

Coach Mike Tomlin indicated Cortez Allen’s problem is not so much his positioning but in his awareness.

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Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 10.28.14

The questions this week look back at a record-breaking game and ahead to the Steelers vs. Ravens matchup Sunday in Heinz Field.

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 Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant pulls in a pass as he's defended by the Colts' Josh Gordy in the third quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Steelers notebook: Fast emergence of Martavis Bryant continues

The rookie wide receiver made a name for himself again, this time with two TD catches in victory against the Colts.

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 Heath Miller picks up first down against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday at Heinz Field.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 10.27.14

Ed takes your questions after Ben Roethlisberger’s record-setting day against the Colts.

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 Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant pulls in a pass as he's defended by the Colts' Darius Butler in the second quarter against the Colts Sunday afternoon at Heinz Field.

Gene Collier: Steelers passing attack gives Ravens a few things to think about

Suddenly, the Steelers offense appears capable of a full-on aerial assault -- just in time for a crucial division matchup next week.

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 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger celebrates a second-quarter touchdown throw Sunday with Maurkice Pouncey and Ramon Foster.

Report Card: Steelers vs. Colts, 51-34

Gerry Dulac grades the Steelers’ effort Sunday in a 51-34 win against Indianapolis. Team grade overall: A+

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 Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley gives Ben Roethlisberger a job well done after the Steelers score in the second quarter against the Indianapolis Colts.

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

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

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 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger tosses the ball to Le'Veon Bell in the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field.

Roethlisberger shatters records as Steelers beat Colts, 51-34

Ben Roethlisbeger completed a team record 40 of 49 passes for a team record 522 yards as the Steelers raised their record to 5-3.

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 Quarterback Andrew Luck stepped right in for Peyton Manning with Indianapolis and the Colts offense has barely missed a beat.

Next superstar QB up is Colts' Andrew Luck

The Peyton Manning-to-Andrew Luck succession in Indianapolis is not without precedent, but it's not common, either, in the NFL.

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 Steelers' Martavis Bryant catches a 51-yard pass against the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field Sunday night.

On the Steelers: Roethlisberger's record passing performance torches Indianapolis

Steelers star Ben Roethlisberger's record passing performance overwhelmed the Colts’ defense and overshadowed opposing QB Andrew Luck.

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 Steelers' Antonio Brown is small, moves fast and shifty, Colts' Hilton is just like Brown.

Head to head: CB Brice McCain vs. WR T.Y. Hilton

Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is almost a carbon copy of Steelers star Antonio Brown, especially with the way he gives defenses headaches.

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 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger must be ready for a Colts defense that is playing well and with confidence.

Gerry Dulac's game eight matchup: Steelers vs. Colts

A look inside Steelers-Colts, including players to watch for on both sides of the ball and three keys to the game.

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 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is all smiles after tossing his fifth of six touchdown passes Sunday against the Colts at Heinz Field.

Ron Cook: Ben Roethlisberger has game to remember in Steelers win

Regardless of how little he toots his own horn, Ben Roethlisberger was simply historic Sunday in the Steelers' win against the Colts.

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 Finding a consistently capable wide receiver after Antonio Brown is one of the biggest challenges the Steelers have.

On the Steelers: Finding another capable wide receiver

What the Steelers offense needs most is more from its receivers not named Antonio Brown, and there's at least one candidate primed to shine.

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 A couple Steelers fans take a selfie with before their team's game against the Colts.

See fan and game action photos: Colts vs. Steelers

Join the Post-Gazette visuals staff as they capture Sunday’s action inside and outside Heinz Field.

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 Le'Veon Bell runs thru a huge hole against the Panthers last month at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Young running back powering Steelers offense

Le’Veon Bell has been the motor of the offense and is on pace to break several single-season franchise records in yardage.

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 Mike Adams (76) and Marcus Gilbert (77) during training camp workouts in August at St Vincent College in Latrobe.

Steelers notebook: Mike Adams likely to start Sunday

Marcus Gilbert is listed as doubtful because of a concussion, opening the door for Adams' first start since Dec. 8, 2013.

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 Steelers' Antonio Brown carries as he's defended by Texans' Johnathan Joseph at Heinz Field Monday night. Next challenge for the Steelers are the Colts.

Gene Collier: It's simple at NFL, really — score more points and you win

For all the turmoil the NFL has gone through off the field this year, at least it can still pride itself on having close games. Right?

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 Lance Moore celebrates after catching a touchdown pass from receiver Antonio Brown in the second quarter against the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field.

On the Steelers: Red-zone production could use a little help

Lance Moore finally is proving he can do what he was brought in to do — score in the red zone — and at an opportune time.

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 Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau talks with players on the bench during last season's Steelers-Lions game at Heinz Field on November 17, 2013.

Steelers notebook: LeBeau expects more consistency

Even after a win in which the defense forced key turnovers and improved in the second half, Dick LeBeau expects more from the unit.

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 Ben Roethlisberger drops back to pass against the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field.

On the Steelers: In another test vs. best, Big Ben can stand tall

Ben Roethlisberger faces the next in the line of great QBs Sunday, when he can join elite company with his 100th win in his 150th start.

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 Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts throws a pass during the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 19, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Gene Collier: Long as they keep ball, Colts keep on winning

The ball-hogging Colts might well be unflappable on offense and defense, but their leader’s phone is certainly flippable.

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 Colts defensive end Cory Redding, right, celebrates after sacking Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton during the first half of Sunday's game in Indianapolis.

Steelers notebook: Defense a pleasant surprise for Colts

Within a year, the Colts have gone from one of the worst defenses to one of the best, even without injured sackmaster Robert Mathis.

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 The Steelers' Maurkice Pouncey barks at the Dawg Pound as his team warms up before its game against the Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland.

Steelers center, brother cleared in nightclub incident

The Miami-Dade state attorney’s office said there isn’t enough evidence to charge Maurkice Pouncey in a Miami Beach club incident in July.

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 Troy Polamalu picks up fumble late in the fourth quarter against the Houston Texans Monday at Heinz Field.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 10.22.14

Gerry takes your questions on the Steelers who take on Andrew Luck and the Colts Sunday at Heinz Field.

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 Colts quarterback Andrew Luck spikes the ball after scoring on a fourth-quarter touchdown against the 49ers in San Francisco last season.

On the Steelers: Luck is just around the corner

Awaiting the Steelers after their big win Monday night is one of the league’s premier quarterbacks in Colts star Andrew Luck.

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 Lawrence Timmons takes down Houston quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick in the second quarter at Heinz Field Monday night.

Ron Cook: Steelers linebacker Timmons shows intestinal fortitude

It was an odd sight to see Lawrence Timmons vomit on the field Monday, but he missed just one play and led the Steelers defense to a win.

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 Darrius Heyward-Bey pulls in the ball for a first down as he's defended by Houston's Danieal Manning in the third quarter at Heinz Field Monday night.

Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 10.22.14

Plenty of Steelers, college football and Penguins questions in this week’s chat.

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 Antonio Brown looks to pick up extra yardage as he's defended by Houston's Johnathan Joseph in the first quarter Monday night at Heinz Field.

Steelers' Antonio Brown steamed about overturned TD

Wide receiver believes he should have been credited with a touchdown late in the Steelers' victory Monday night.

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 Ben Roethlisberger drops back to pass against the Texans in the first quarter at Heinz Field Monday night.

Report Card: Steelers vs. Texans, 30-23

Gerry Dulac grades the Steelers’ effort Monday in a 30-23 win against Houston. Team grade overall: B+

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 Steelers receiver Antonio Brown throws a touchdown pass to Lance Moore against the Texans in the second quarter Monday night at Heinz Field.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 10.21.14

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers who face Andrew Luck and the Colts on Sunday after an entertaining win last night over Houston.

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 Brett Keisel runs with the ball after intercepting a pass
Monday against the Texans at Heinz Field.

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

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

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 Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell carries as he is defended by Texans lineman Jared Crick in the first quarter at Heinz Field Monday night.

Ron Cook: Le'Veon Bell continues to be 
Steelers’ difference-maker

Bell gave the Steelers a lift when they needed it most Monday night — several of them, actually.

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 The Texans' DeAndre Hopkins fumbles the ball against the Steelers' Cortez Allen and Sean Spence in the fourth quarter Monday night at Heinz Field. Troy Polamalu recovered the fumble.

Gene Collier: Shocking doesn’t begin to describe Steelers' win against Texans

Take your pick on the most baffling part of the game: dramatic scoring bursts, Steelers big plays, on-field sickness or Texans play-calling.

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 Martavis Bryant, a rookie playing his first game, hauls in a touchdown pass for the Steelers in the second quarter Monday night.

Steelers notebook: Martavis Bryant wastes no time making an impact

In his first game, Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant turned his first NFL catch into a touchdown to help ignite the offense.

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