Found December 24, 2012 on SteelerAddicts:
Just like Terry Bradshaw did 40 years ago Sunday, Ben Roethlisberger threw a pass that will be remembered for a while in Pittsburgh. This one didn’t turn out quite as well for the Pittsburgh Steelers, whose playoff hopes ended Sunday in a 13-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. The only thing immaculate about Roethlisberger’s pass to Mike Wallace was its proximity to the heavens when it should have been heading toward Wallace’s hands. Reggie Nelson intercepted the overthrown ball and returned it to the Steelers’ 46-yard line with 14 seconds to go. Andy Dalton threw a 21-yard pass to A.J. Green, and Josh Brown kicked a 43-yard field goal to give the Bengals a 13-10 lead with four seconds left. Not nearly enough time for an Immaculate Reception redux. Sunday’s game was played on the 40th anniversary of a day that exorcised 40 years of frustration for the Steelers and signaled the dawn of a successful 40-year chapter in franchise history. Does this mean the next 40 years will be like th...

Steelers’ Offense Reaches Rock-Bottom in Loss to Bengals

All season long it had been this way so why should anyone be surprised? When the offense scored points the defense gave up points. When the offense struggled, the defense played well and kept the games close. This, for the most part was the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers with only a few minor exceptions. For the second straight week, Ben Roethlisberger threw an interception which ultimately...

Week 16: The Pittsburgh Steelers vs The Cincinnati Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost two in a row and four of their last five. Five weeks ago the Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime to move to 6-3. They now stand at 7-7 and are one loss away from being eliminated from the playoffs. 2012 has not been a good season for the Steelers and has been marred with inconsistency. Many of the Steelers recent problems could be related...

2012 Steelers In The Books, On To 2013

By Jeremy Hritz It’s all over now. Another Ben Roethlisberger interception, another loss, except this time, it put to bed any hope for postseason play. While the potential for the 2012 season was great, it never materialized, and the last gasp at manifesting a playoff berth fell a few yards short off of the toe of Shaun Suisham. The Cincinnati Bengals, led by Andy Dalton...

Steelers' playoff hopes end

The Pittsburgh Steelers 13-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field eliminated them from the playoffs for the second time in four seasons. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw an interception with 14 seconds left in the game on a day in which the Steelers celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Immaculate Reception. Bengals safety Reggie Nelson intercepted Roethlisberger...

Winning Next Week Would be Counter-Productive for the Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been eliminated from playoff contention after a loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. In Week 17 the Steelers will play the last game of the 2012 season at home against the Cleveland Browns. A loss would move the Steelers to 7-9 and a win would give them an 8-8 record. For most that may not sound like a big deal. Some fans may even want the team to win to avoid...

Steelers Eliminated From Playoff Race With 13-10 Loss To Bengals At Home

The Pittsburgh Steelers still have one game remaining on their 2012 schedule against the Cleveland Browns, but for all practical purposes their season ended at Heinz Field on Sunday thanks to their 13-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Kicker Josh Brown kicked a 43-yard field goal with 4 seconds remaining to give the Bengals the win and a playoff birth. The kick came just two plays...

The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Bengals Game Recap & Talking End Of Season Episode

Season 3, Episode 59 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right after it as we talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers 13-10 loss at Heinz Field Sunday to the Cincinnati Bengals that effectively ended their season. There is a lot to talk about and we cover the offense, the defense, Ben Roethlisberger, Todd Haley, the play of the young cornerbacks plus much more...

Steelers Defensive Coverage Stats Versus Bengals – Week 16

Below are the coverage stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 13-10 loss Sunday to the Cincinnati Bengals. The completion percentage of 60% is a bit higher than what you would like to see as is the yards per attempt of 6.95. The 5.29 yards after the catch is also a bit higher than what you would like to see, but as a whole the tackling was much better this week as opposed...

Bad News Continues

Mike Tomlin announced that Heath Miller tore his ACL and will be placed on IR. Tomlin also talked about Ben Roethlisberger and Todd Haley.

Steelers Defense Shines In Loss To Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers are no longer in contention to make the playoffs following their 13-10 loss Sunday at Heinz Field to the Cincinnati Bengals but the play of the defense certainly wasn't the reason why they lost. The unit that struggled to get sacks and turnovers all season sacked Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton six times on Sunday and forced three turnovers. Second-year...

Report: Ex-Steelers LB Porter out of jail after repaying debt

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter was released from jail in Bakersfield, Calif., three days after he was charged with writing bad checks in Las Vegas. According to reports, Porter paid a $70,000 debt to Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas and was released Monday. Porter, 35, retired in July after a 13-year NFL career that also included stops with Miami and Arizona.

Where Was The Leadership?

In his wide-ranging notebook, Dale Lolley wonder about Ben Roethlisberger's leadership skills, among much more.

AFC playoff teams set; Colts, Bengals get in

Despite all the close games across the AFC, the playoff teams have been finalized, and it's now simply a matter of seeding heading into week 17. The Colts were knotted up with the Kansas City Chiefs for much of the second half, but they were able to put the ball in the endzone one last time in the fourth quarter, giving them the 20-13 win, a putting them into the playoffs...
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