The coffee might be good there, but Seattle has proven to be an unkind host for the the Steelers who are 1-6 there all time, including there most recent visit 12 years ago when  Pittsburgh quarterback Tommy Maddox was sacked by  Seahawks linebacker Chad Brown during a 23-16 Seattle win in Nov. 2003.

Seattle has been unkind to Steelers throughout history

The Seahawks as a team are talented enough, but there also seems to be some kind of pox on the Steelers when they travel to the Northwest.

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 This Aug. 8, 2013, file photo shows St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey watching from the bench in the fourth quarter of a preseason NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, in Cleveland. Bailey was shot and critically wounded as he and four other people were sitting in a car outside a home in the Miami area, police said Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015.

Stedman Bailey shooting hits home with friends on the Steelers

West Virginia standout turned Rams receiver Stedman Bailey was shot late Tuesday night, and several Steelers were shocked by the news.

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 Ben Roethlisberger takes the Heinz Field turf against Cleveland earlier this month after Landry Jones left the game with an ankle injury early the first quarter.

Gene Collier: It's been a tough year for NFL quarterbacks, and not just with Steelers

Ben Roethlisberger, Mike Vick and Landry Jones have all started for the Steelers this season, and all three have come in in relief, too.

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 James Harrison, shown here mixing it up with Bengals OL Eric Winston earlier this month at Heinz Field, is expected to play Sunday in Seattle.

Steelers Notebook: Team gets healthy after off week

The Steelers enter the final stretch of the season and, after a week off, are in best health they have been since the start of the season.

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 Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 11.25.15

A day before Thanksgiving, Gerry Dulac digs in on some fans’ Steelers questions.

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 Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin flashes a smile during practice Nov. 18 on the South Side.

Steelers in control of their playoff fate, but it is most likely as a wild-card team

Steelers in good position to get a playoff spot and don’t need any help from the outside to nail down at least a wild-card berth.

1 day ago

 Alan Faneca, arguably the greatest guard in Steelers history.

Former Steelers Faneca, Greene among Hall semifinalists

Tony Dungy and Ty Law are among the 25 football Hall of Fame semifinalists with Pittsburgh-area ties.

1 day ago

 Steelers quarterback Michael Vick breaks away from Chargers defender Melvin Ingram during an October 12 game at Qualcomm Stadium, in San Diego.

Vick regrets that he couldn't help Steelers more, but understands why he is No. 3 QB

Mike Vick not happy about being No. 3 QB, but understands situation and wants to come back next season.

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 Penn Hills native Aaron Donald of the St. Louis Rams sacks Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks in overtime to help seal a 34-31 St. Louis victory on Sept. 13.

The strange story of the Seahawks offensive line

Seattle’s rebuilt offensive line poses an enigma and problems for the Steelers defense.

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 A 798-space parking garage on the North Shore will be built on the North Shore next to Heinz Field. The garage will cost an estimated $15 million and net 600 new spaces, taking into account those in Lot 1 being lost to the construction.

Another parking garage to go up next to Heinz Field

The stadium authority is giving the Pirates and Steelers another year to start their next development — a 250-unit residential and retail

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 Martavis Bryant

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 11.24.15

Hall of Fame football reporter Ed Bouchette answers fans’ burning Steelers questions in his weekly chat.

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 Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown celebrate on the sidelines earlier this month when the Steelers breezed past the Browns, 30-9, at Heinz Field.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 11.23.15

Ray takes your questions on the Steelers, who return from their bye week with a six-game sprint to the finish starting Sunday in Seattle.

2 days ago

 Steelers' Jarvis Jones reaches to try to take down Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel in the third quarter last Sunday at Heinz Field.

Steelers search for consistency with their improving rush defense

After 10 games, the Steelers are back in the top five in the NFL against the rush. That’s something they did only once from 2011 to 2014.

3 days ago

 Veteran safety Mike Mitchell, with cornerback Ross Cockrell right behind him, intercepts a pass intended for Arizona Cardinals receiver John Brown in a Steelers victory last month at Heinz Field.

Unheralded Steelers secondary spearheads turnover turnaround

The Steelers are still allowing some big yards via the pass, but their defensive backs are playing smart, hitting hard and making plays.

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 Has new Steelers kicker Chris Boswell been good or bad this season? You might be surprised by how he "grades" out.

Bummed by the bye week? Here's some fun with numbers

A look at some of the Steelers who have been good or bad, at least based on one grading system.

4 days ago

Steelers, WDVE extend broadcast partnership

WDVE-FM has been the team’s flagship station since 1999.

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 Though Steelers offensive line coach Mike Munchak doesn't have starters Maurkice Pouncey, right, and Kelvin Beachum at his disposal, others have stepped up for him.

Despite injuries, Mike Munchak has Steelers offensive line humming

The offensive line has weathered the loss of center Maurkice Pouncey and left tackle Kelvin Beachum and emerged as a solid group.

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DA's office considering charges against Oakland Raider who taunted K-9 dog

The Nov. 8 incident at Heinz Field required the dog be pulled from duty, creating “an unnecessary security risk.”

6 days ago

 Steelers' Antonio Brown talks to teammates during practice Wednesday on the South Side.

On the Steelers: Brown on pace for legendary career

Receiver Antonio Brown leads the league in receiving yards 10 games into the season as he continues to ramp up his level of play.

1 week ago

 Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger celebrates one of his three touchdowns Sunday against the Browns.

Steelers' Roethlisberger named AFC offensive player of the week

Roethlisberger’s 379 passing yards Sunday against the Browns were an NFL record for a quarterback who did not start a game.

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 Steelers' outside linebacker Arthur Moats comes up with the ball after a fumble by Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel  in the first quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Fresher outside LBs give Steelers pass rush huge boost

Steelers rotation of four outside linebackers pays big dividends so far, especially in pass rush.

1 week ago

 Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles

Gerry Dulac's NFL forecast: Week 11

Steelers beat reporter Gerry Dulac picks the winners and losers for Week 11 of the NFL season.

1 week ago

 Why doesn't Markus Wheaton return kickoffs?

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 11.18.15

Beat reporter Gerry Dulac dishes out answers to burning Steelers questions.

1 week ago

 An artist's rendering shows the front of the renovated UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.

UPMC sports center plans expansion, new name to honor Rooney

As part of the expansion, the Steelers have also extended their agreement with UPMC for another 15 years.

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 Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake takes down Cleveland receiver Travis Benjamin, who had 11 receptions for 113 yards but no touchdowns Sunday at Heinz Field.

On the Steelers: Defense boasts the most important numbers

The Steelers rank way down at No. 22 in the NFL in yards allowed, yet they are fifth best in points allowed — which is all that matters.

1 week ago

 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and wide receiver Antonio Brown celebrate on the sideline Sunday after beating the Browns.

Ron Cook: Steelers not afraid to say those two words -- Super Bowl

Despite injuries, the Steelers are in great shape playoff-wise as they into their off week, which has at least one veteran thinking big.

1 week ago

 Cortez Allen

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 11.17.15

Hall of Fame beat reporter Ed Bouchette gives the lowdown on the Steelers.

1 week ago

 Steelers safety Mike Mitchell intercepts a pass in front of Browns receiver Travis Benjamin in the fourth quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Ron Cook: Browns made it easy, but Steelers defense stepped up

Cleveland shot itself in the foot plenty, but the Steelers defense made sure to take full advantage of it and make some plays of its own.

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 Antonio Brown capped this catch-and-run with a touchdown, then a celebratory flip that wasn't nearly as joyous for his quarterback to see.

Steelers notebook: Antonio Brown's play earns more love than his flip

His overall performance Sunday was spectacular as usual, but Antonio Brown’s latest celebration got mixed reviews from two important people.

1 week ago

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

Ben Roethlisberger replaced Landry Jones on the third possession, the Steelers changed their game plan and had him throw from the shotgun.

1 week ago

 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hands off to DeAngelo Williams in the third quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 11.16.15

Beat reporter Ray Fittipaldo answers a litany of questions surrounding the 6-4 Steelers.

1 week ago

 The Steelers' Antonio Brown looks behind him on his way to the end zone in the fourth quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field Sunday.

On the Steelers: Roethlisberger, Steelers breeze past Browns, 30-9

Ben Roethlisberger entered as a substitute quarterback for the first time in 11 years and threw for nearly 400 yards and three touchdowns.

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 The Steelers' Ramon Foster congratulates quarterback Ben Roethlisberger after he threw a touchdown pass to Antonio Brown in the fourth quarter Sunday against the Browns at Heinz Field.

Report Card: Steelers vs. Browns

Grading the Steelers’ performance in their win against the Browns at Heinz Field Sunday.

1 week ago

 Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant celebrates after scoring late in the first half against the Browns, who — shockingly — can add being unable to cover Bryant to their long list of deficiencies.

Gene Collier: Cleveland Clowns help Steelers cruise to win

The Steelers had no trouble with yet another hapless bunch of Browns from Cleveland’s inept football organization.

1 week ago

 Steelers safety Mike Mitchell has come under the microscope the past two games for perhaps celebrating a bit too jubilantly, but it hasn't cost his team like some others in the past.

Steelers not first to come under microscope for too much celebrating

Players must walk a fine line between the necessary emotion to play the game, and when the hype becomes too much; Steelers are no different.

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 Ben Roethlisberger enters the field after Landry Jones left the game with an ankle injury early in the first quarter.

Ben Roethlisberger enters game vs. Browns after Landry Jones is injured

Ben Roethlisberger, who is active despite a left foot sprain, entered the game at the 8:06 mark of the first quarter.

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 The Bengals sack Johnny Manziel in their win last week against the Browns, one in which Manziel made some big plays early, but eventually was stifled.

Head to head: Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons vs. Browns QB Johnny Manziel

Good or bad, the Steelers know “Johnny Football” has his own specific style of playing quarterback — but can they stop it?

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 Browns safety Tashaun Gipson will be the top player in a secondary trying to at least limit Steelers receiver Antonio Brown.

Week 10 matchup: Steelers vs. Browns

A look at the game within the game when Cleveland visits Heinz Field today to take on the Steelers.

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 It certainly seems possible that the Steelers and likely quarterback Landry Jones could find a way to do just enough to lose to the lowly Browns today at Heinz Field.

Gene Collier: Steelers-Browns matchup a recipe for disaster

Cleveland’s football team is predictably lousy, but all that really means is that it will probably win today at Heinz Field.

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 Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel shown here being sacked by Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins during a game, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, in Cincinnati, will start Sunday against the Steelers.

Sunday shaping up as Steelers-Browns battle of backups at Heinz Field

The previous time the Steelers had to play the Cleveland Browns with a backup quarterback, it was a debacle to end all debacles.

1 week ago

NFL plans to increase security after Paris attacks

The NFL says it will increase security inside and outside its stadiums for Sunday’s games, two days after the Paris terrorist attacks.

1 week ago

 Many colorblind fans watching Thursday’s game had difficulty distinguishing between the Buffalo Bills’ red uniform and the New York Jets’ green one.

Red-faced NFL may tweak 'Color Rush' uniforms

Colorblind TV viewers had trouble telling the teams apart in a game Thursday night.

1 week ago

 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger holds his left foot after getting sacked by the Raiders' Aldon Smith in the fourth quarter last Sunday.

Roethlisberger questionable for Sunday's game against Browns

“He knows the offense well, so he’ll be ready to go,” Steelers center Cody Wallace said of Landry Jones.

1 week ago

 Steelers' WR Jacoby Jones can't find any running room on a kickoff return against the Raiders in the first quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Steelers notebook: Special teams searching for answers on return units

It might be time for the Steelers to produce more splash plays on special teams, especially in the return game.

1 week ago

 Ben Roethlisberger waves to fans at Heinz Field on Nov. 1.

On the Steelers: Roethlisberger practices but status unknown for Sunday

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger practiced Thursday for the first time this week and said his injured left foot felt fine afterward.

1 week ago

 Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams runs the ball against the Raiders defense Sunday at Heinz Field.

With little fanfare, Steelers rise near the top in NFL rushing

They are No. 5 in the NFL averaging 133.4 yards per game and are on pace to have their best season in that category since Tomlin took over.

2 weeks ago

 Steelers quarterback Landry Jones looks to pass against the Oakland Raiders during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field. The Steelers won 38-35.

Steelers notebook: Landry Jones: 'I can't play timid'

Quarterback has been much better in relief this season but knows he just has to go out and play.

2 weeks ago

 Jacoby Jones had four kickoff returns for 83 yards Sunday against Oakland.

Steelers' Jacoby Jones: Return game 'all about chemistry'

Jones was a rival during the three seasons he spent in Baltimore, but now he’s going to try to help the Steelers make a playoff push.

2 weeks ago

 A military C-130 plane does a flyover to honor veterans before the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Oakland Raiders game at Heinz Field on Nov. 8, 2015.

Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 11.11.15

Heavy Steelers discussion in this week’s online forum with the Post-Gazette’s sports editor.

2 weeks ago

 Steelers WR Antonio Brown pulls in a pass against Raiders' Charles Woodson in the first quarter against the Raiders Sunday at Heinz Field.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat: 11.11.15

Gerry takes your questions on the Steelers who will try to make do without Ben Roethlisberger against the Browns, Sunday at Heinz Field.

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