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 Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert looks on as he is beaten by the Ravens Elvis Dumervil, who sacks quarterback Ben Roethlisberger at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore Thursday night.

On The Steelers: Sacks continue to plague right tackle

Marcus Gilbert has allowed four sacks in two games this season, but coach Mike Tomlin isn't ready to replace him in the offensive line.

about 5 hours ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is sacked by Ravens' Elvis Dumervil in the second quarter at M&T Bank Stadium Thursday night, September 11, 2014.

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 9.16.14

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers who are on the road again Sunday night against Carolina.

about 14 hours ago


 The Steelers' Mike Mitchell dives to try to stop the Ravens' Owen Daniels in the third quarter of Thursday's loss in Baltimore.

Tomlin: Steelers defense must do better with 'fundamental things'

Through the first two weeks of the season the Steelers are among the worst teams in rush defense, turnover ratio, tackling and penalties.

about 16 hours ago


 Brett Keisel was part of a group of talented players put on the Steelers roster in the late 1990s and early 21st century.

On the Steelers: Defense's dilemma familiar to Keisel

Veteran defensive end Brett Keisel knows exactly what ails the current Steelers defense because he went through it more than a decade ago.

1 day ago


 Lawrence Timmons practices with the Steelers before the season on the South Side.

Steelers notebook: Veteran Lawrence Timmons part of tackling woes

Linebacker Lawrence Timmons, just like many of his Steelers teammates on defense, is missing a lot of tackles this season.

1 day ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shows his disgust along side head coach Mike Tomlin in the final seconds of their loss to the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 9.15.14

Ray takes your questions on the Steelers and what went wrong against the Ravens last week.

1 day ago


 Cam Newton smiles after scoring on a two-point conversion Sunday in Carolina's 24-7 win against the Detroit Lions.

Next nuisance for Steelers defense is Cam Newton

A leaky Steelers defense takes on mobile quarterback Cam Newton Sunday night in Charlotte, N.C., against the Carolina Panthers.

2 days ago


 Steelers backup offensive lineman Cody Wallace turned a six-year sojourn through the NFL roster fringes into a three-year, $3.48 million contract this past offseason.

Practice squad more than just the 'B' team in NFL

Steelers OL Cody Wallace may be the exception, not the rule, but he has proven the practice squad can lead to bigger and better things.

3 days ago


 Ben Roethlisberger  -- No TDs in six quarters

Ron Cook: Negatives far outweigh positives for Steelers in 1-1 start

There's been a bit of good, but a lot more bad and ugly for the Steelers so far, and Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin are far from blameless.

3 days ago


 The front of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's sports front page from Sept. 16, 1974.

40th Anniversary Season: Steelers' stand spurs 30-0 win in 1974

A look back to the road to Super Bowl IX. "We were sluggish at the start," defensive end Dwight White said of the game.

3 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is taken down by Ravens' Courtney Upshaw in the first quarter Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

On the Steelers: offense shows as little bite as defense

Steelers cling to hope that first-half offensive display against Cleveland was not an aberration.

4 days ago


Reports find 28 percent of former NFL players will suffer brain injury

The formula for compensating former players will include the number of years played and the age they are diagnosed. —

4 days ago


 Steelers' Le'Veon Bell leaps over Ravens' CJ Mosley during Thursday night's game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Report Card: Steelers vs. Ravens, 26-6

Gerry Dulac grades the Steelers’ performance in all facets after their 26-6 blowout loss to the Ravens in Baltimore.

5 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger scrambles against the Ravens' Terrell Suggs in the first quarter Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium. The Ravens won 26-6.

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

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

4 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shows his disgust alongside coach Mike Tomlin in the final seconds of their loss Thursday to the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Ron Cook: Rotten night all around for Steelers, from big hits to blunders

Even with all the Ravens are going through, it was the Steelers who looked like a wreck Thursday night in Baltimore.

5 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is sacked by the Ravens' Elvis Dumervil during Thursday night's game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Gene Collier: Roethlisberger not good enough
 for Steelers' offense in need of life

Shouldn’t Ben Roethlisberger, the guy we accept as way more than merely good enough, be better than to lead such a sputtering offense?

5 days ago


 A Ravens fan wearing a Ray Rice jersey takes a selfie with his friend before the start of Thursday's game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Ravens fans turn out in support of Ray Rice

While the NFL attempts to move on from the controversy, it was apparent Baltimore fans are not ready to accept the departure of Ray Rice.

5 days ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger reacts to an incomplete pass against the Ravens in the fourth quarter at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Thursday night.

Steelers notebook: Roethlisberger feels 'underappreciated’

Ben Roethlisberger tells his former coach, Bill Cowher, on NFL Network pregame show that he feels under-appreciated outside of Pittsburgh.

5 days ago


Gerry Dulac's NFL Forecast: Week 2

Dulac’s picks this week start with Thursday night football featuring the Steelers and the Ravens.

5 days ago


 Steelers owner Art Rooney II and Giants co-owner John Mara will oversee an investigation into whether anyone in the NFL office saw a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee in an elevator.

Steelers owner Rooney, Giants co-owner Mara say probe of Ray Rice video will be made public

“We agreed that the scope of the investigation should be aimed at getting answers to specific questions,” the owners’ statement said.

5 days ago


 Janay Rice, left, looks on as her husband, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, speaks to the media in February about an incident between them that took place on an elevator in Atlantic City, N.J. Since then, a new video has been released showing Mr. Rice knocking Ms. Rice, his then-fiancee, unconscious inside the elevator.

Ray Rice case draws national attention to domestic violence, why some victims stay

#Why I Stayed hashtag on Twitter attracts more than 100,000 tweets in wake of the running back’s indefinite suspension by the NFL.

6 days ago


 Jarvis Jones stops the Ravens’ Justin Forsett Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Ravens turn up the power to flatten Steelers

The Ravens bludgeoned the Steelers -- the first time in six games in this brutal series the final result was not by three points or fewer.

5 days ago


 Jarvis Jones:  One of the new faces of an old and hard-fought rivalry.

On the Steelers: Defenses head into intense rivalry with some new faces

Steelers, Ravens hope new faces can beef up defenses and maintain this intense rivalry.

6 days ago


 Troy Polamalu loses his helmet after taking down the Browns' Andrew Hawkins in the third quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Gene Collier: Prime-time battle is somber at best

The significance of Steelers vs. Ravens isn't lost on Ryan Shazier; neither is the defensive collapse that nearly cost an opening win.

6 days ago


 Travis Benjamin breaks away from the grasp of Troy Polamalu at Heinz Field.

Head-to-head: Ravens due to expand no-huddle attack vs. Steelers

Ravens likely to use more no-huddle offense unless the Steelers prove they can stop it.

6 days ago


 Ravens running back Bernard Pierce runs with the ball in the first quarter Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Game Two Matchup: Steelers vs. Ravens

Keys to the Steelers’ Week 2 game tonight in Baltimore

6 days ago


 NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told CBS on Tuesday that “no one in the NFL, to my knowledge” had seen a new video of what happened on the elevator between Ray Rice and his then-fiancee until it was posted online.

Steelers' Rooney now part of Rice video probe

Steelers president Art Rooney II and New York Giants owner John Mara will oversee an NFL investigation led by a former FBI director.

6 days ago


 Steelers' Antonio Brown had more than 100 yards receiving during Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field.

On the Steelers: Near miss for a rare offensive feat

The Steelers almost did something for the first time in franchise history Sunday, but couldn’t quite pull it off against the Browns.

1 week ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talks to running back Le'Veon Bell at Tuesday's practice on the South Side.

Steelers notebook: Big hit had no impact on Bell’s style

A vicious hit by the Ravens in Baltimore last year did nothing to change Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell’s approach to the game.

1 week ago


NFL TV blackouts may end as FCC votes on rule

The FCC will vote Sept. 30 on nixing sports blackout rules that have kept unsold-out games off local television for almost 40 years.

1 week ago


Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 09.09.14

You’d think the Steelers lost on Sunday, judging by some of the questions in this week’s chat, says Steelers beat reporter Ed Bouchette.

1 week ago


Ron Cook: Ravens, NFL look bad in Rice case

The Ravens and NFL deserve criticism -- not praise -- for new decisions regarding former Baltimore RB Ray Rice’s domestic-violence case.

1 week ago


 William Gay speaks to the media today about the Ray Rice domestic violence situation.

On The Steelers: William Gay wants to help Ray Rice

Steelers defensive back William Gay has plans to help former Ravens running back Ray Rice and good reasons to do so.

1 week ago


 Steelers coach Mike Tomlin speaks to the media Monday during his weekly news conference at the team's South Side training facility.

Tomlin says Steelers have issues defending up-tempo attack

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says communication on defense is the key to correcting those problems incurred against the Browns.

1 week ago


 Big plays — especially from Le’Veon Bell and Shaun Suisham — helped the Steelers hold off a defensive collapse and beat the Browns, 30-27.

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

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

1 week ago


 The Steelers' Antonio Brown picks up a big gain for a first down against the Browns on Sunday at Heinz Field.

Steelers Report Card: Steelers vs. Cleveland, 30-27

Gerry Dulac grades the Steelers' effort Sunday in their 30-27 win over the Browns.

1 week ago


 Steelers receiver Antonio Brown kicks Browns punter Spencer Lanning during a first-half punt return Sunday at Heinz Field. Brown was flagged for unnecessary roughness.

On The Steelers: No-huddle offense nearly fuels Cleveland comeback

The no-huddle offense worked to near-perfection — against the Steelers defense, and they can expect to see it from future opponents.

1 week ago


 Antonio Brown breaks free for a first down against the Browns in the first half Sunday at Heinz Field.

Steelers Notebook: Brown gets best of Haden

Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers fought fire with fire, throwing often to Antonio Brown, who was covered by elite cornerback Joe Haden.

1 week ago


 Cleveland Browns' Travis Benjamin breaks away from the grasp of Steelers' Troy Polamalu at Heinz Field Sunday. Final score was Steelers 30, Browns 27.

View from Cleveland: Positive signs for Browns

Sunday’s game moved the conversation past which quarterback should start against New Orleans and Drew Brees.

1 week ago


 Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger celebrates with Le'Veon Bell after he scored against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field on Sunday.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 09.09.14

Steelers beat reporter Ray Fittipaldo takes your questions on a close game, Antonio Brown, Ray Rice and more.

1 week ago


 Big plays, especially from Le’Veon Bell and Shaun Suisham, helped the Steelers hold off a defensive collapse and beat the Browns, 30-27, at Heinz Field Sunday. Above, Ben Roethlisberger congratulates Bell.

Steelers avoid upset, defeat Browns 30-27

The Cleveland Browns stunned the Steelers with a second half comeback, but Pittsburgh hangs on to win with a last-second field goal.

1 week ago


Gene Collier: William Gay ensures happy ending for Steelers

Steelers defensive back William Gay turned in the play of a game in which it was a shame either team had to win.

1 week ago


 If the end of the win against the Browns was any indication, Markus Wheaton certainly has the trust of Ben Roethlisberger.

Ron Cook: Markus Wheaton wastes no time proving worth to Steelers

Second-year receiver Markus Wheaton showed encouraging signs in the Steelers’ season-opening win, and his quarterback certainly noticed.

1 week ago


 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger enters the field for warmups before his team's game against the Browns at Heinz Field Sunday afternoon.

Big Ben reflects on decade as quarterback

The Steelers QB for the past decade has produced his share of memorable moments on and off the field, but is not the same man or player.

1 week ago


 Sept. 26, 2004 -- Ben Roethlisberger eludes the Miami rush in his first NFL start

On the Steelers: First impressions of Ben Roethlisberger

Brett Keisel recalled two first "wow" moments for him that opened his eyes to just what the Steelers had in their young quarterback.

1 week ago


 Ramon Foster went undrafted out of Tennessee in 2009, but today will make his 58th start for the Steelers in their opener against the Cleveland Browns.

400 players on NFL rosters never heard their name called in the draft

Undrafted players have become a staple of NFL rosters, with starting left guard Ramon Foster the Steelers' most prominent example.

1 week ago


 Jarvis Jones forces a fumble against Carolina in the Steelers final preseeason game.

Head-to-Head: Young linebackers hope to be in a rush

The Steelers' Jarvis Jones and Cleveland's Barkevious Mingo want to become sack masters in their second NFL seasons.

1 week ago


 Johnny Manziel -- Will he see the field today?

Game One Matchup: Steelers Vs. Browns

Steelers Key performers: DE Phil Taylor, OLB Barkevious Mingo, OLB Paul Kruger, ILB Karlos Dansby, CB Joe Haden, SS Donte Whitner.

1 week ago


Gene Collier: A pleasant result for Browns vs. Steelers? Not likely

Some things might seem strange in the lead-up to Steelers-Browns, but other things not so much -- like the odds of a Browns victory.

1 week ago


 Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau

Ron Cook: LeBeau tunes out defense's many doubters

Dick LeBeau doesn't hear the criticism of the Steelers defense, but at the same time he knows they can't disappoint again.

1 week ago



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