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Once they stopped dropping the ball and throwing it to the Browns, the Pittsburgh Steelers realized something bigger than a win could be slipping away.
The Steelers committed eight turnovers - five fumbles and three interceptions by quarterback Charlie Batch - to make things easier on Cleveland and the Browns did just enough for a 20-14 win on Sunday over their bitter rivals to put Pittsburgh's playoff hopes in a pickle.
''We have to get ourselves together in a hurry and figure out a way to get some wins,'' Steelers tight end Heath Miller said.
With their second loss in a row inside the AFC North, the Steelers (6-5) dropped into a tie with Cincinnati and now trail first-place Baltimore by three games. Pittsburgh visits the Ravens next Sunday in what boils down to a must-win situation for a team that looked anything but postseason primed against the Browns (3-8).
By next week, Pittsburgh could have quarterback Ben Roethlisberger back from injury...
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While the Steelers offense certainly will miss Roethlisberger, the Steelers defense as well as a solid run game and a “good enough” passing game should propel them to victory.
Oddsmakers currently have the Steelers to have about a 54% chance to win this game. At Sports Tradex, which is a free prediction marketplace that awards prizes to users who perform the best weekly, the...
@AnthonyLimaFAN Prior to Sunday’s Browns – Steelers game, Cleveland Browns fans lit a Ben Roethlisberger dummy on fire. Poor Big Ben twitter.com/AnthonyLimaFAN… — Anthony Lima (@AnthonyLimaFAN) November 25, 2012 The good news for the Browns today was that Roethlisberger didn’t play on Sunday and Charlie Batch made the start and threw a load of interceptions that led to...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have one less wide receiver on their practice squad right now as the Jacksonville Jaguars signed Toney Clemons to their 53 man roster today.
Clemons was drafted by the Steelers as their first of four seventh-round picks (231st overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Colorado.
The rookie registered just one catch for 14 yards during the preseason for the...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday during his press conference that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw on Monday and that the door was still open for him to play Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens.
While that sounds like a very optimistic outlook, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported via Twitter on Tuesday after Tomlin talked to the media that...
Even when they win the Cleveland Browns can not escape bad news. Defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers for just the second time in eighteen games the Browns moved to 3-8 on the season. The bad news for the Browns is that quarterback Brandon Weeden suffered a concussion.
Weeden was flung to the ground and hit his head on the knee of his own left tackle, Joe Thomas. After a walk to the...
There were so many things that went wrong for the Steelers, in the week 12 loss to the Browns, not the least of which was the 6 fumbles (4 of them lost) by the running backs. No sense going back and reliving the 3 interceptions by Charlie Batch and the final fumble on the last drive of the game; but hey, who’s counting?
For the last month or so Mike Tomlin has preached about going...
The pre game media release for the Pittsburgh Steelers upcoming game Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens is now out and the included depth chart has a noticeable change on it at the running back position.
Jonathan Dwyer is listed atop the running backs this week on the depth chart with Isaac Redman listed behind him and Rashard Mendenhall listed third. In the pre game release...
Rashard Mendenhall came into Week 12′s matchup as the Steelers starting running back, but that appears to have changed if the team’s recently released depth chart is any indication.
Ed Bouchette tweets that Jonathan Dwyer is now listed as the team’s starting running back, while Mendenhall has dropped to No. 3 behind Issac Redman. The fact that Mendenhall fumbled twice probably...
It appears that someone finally notified the Cleveland Browns what “waving the white flag” signifies.
The Browns organization cancelled a giveaway that was supposed to take place on Sunday sponsored by Ticketmaster that would hand out white flags to every fan entering Cleveland Browns Stadium. The Browns announced the promotion on Wednesday via their Facebook page, and it was...
Despite the serious nature of Ben Roethlisberger's injury, the Pittsburgh Steelers may get their quarterback back in time for next weekend's re-match against the Baltimore Ravens. Some outlets, like CBS Sports, had predicted Roethlisberger's quick return. Now it seems close to being confirmed.
According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, Big Ben will start throwing (soft...