Found December 22, 2012 on SteelerAddicts:
Baltimore_ravens_v_bf6e
After the Charlie Batch led victory over the Ravens at Baltimore, the Steelers were looking like they were playoff-bound. However, after a disappointing last couple of weeks, the Steelers face a must-win game against the Bengals at home tomorrow. According to the SportsTradex.com prediction market, the Steelers have a 55% chance to beat the Bengals. Basically, they are favorites, but not by much. In conjunction with the Steelers meltdown, the Ravens have been playing terribly lately as well. Despite our last two losses, the Steelers can still win the division if they beat the Bengals and the Browns if Baltimore loses its last two games (check out our handy flow chart to see the road to the playoffs for the Steelers). Baltimore is playing the Giants at home this week and then play the Bengals on the road. These are two games the Ravens can easily lose. According to SportsTradex.com, the Ravens only have a 43% chance of beating the Giants at home. Many Steeler fans don’t hold up much...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Mike Tomlin’s Steelers with zero playoff wins in last 3 out of 4 seasons.

The loss to the Bengals is still all to fresh in our minds, but this puts it into some perspective for everyone. If you’re a supporter of Mike Tomlin, that’s fine. If you’re a detractor then that’s fine too. Either way, changes need to happen, and not just little ones. If major changes aren’t made by Mr Cliche and Kevin Colbert who is also to blame for this debacle of a...

Steelers Offense Could Change Again if Haley Leaves After 2012

Former Steelers offensive coordinator, and current Cardinals head coach, Ken Whisenhunt is rumored to be on the hot seat in Arizona. If the Cardinals fire Whisenhunt they are expected to, at least, take a look at current Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Haley was the offensive coordinator in Arizona from 2007-2008. Hypothetically speaking if the Cardinals did hire Haley...

The Steelers have to win this Division Match-up. Week 16 Preview.

The Steelers have to beat the Bengals this week if they want to keep their playoff hopes alive. The season is coming to a close and I'm sitting at 142-82.  That's over .600 but I can do better.   Here's a look at week 16 Atlanta at Detroit - The Falcons destroyed the Giants last week and silenced a few critics that say they can't win the big game...

Larry Foote Knows He Might Be Playing His Last Game With The Steelers Next Sunday

Following the Pittsburgh Steelers 13-10 loss on Sunday to the Cincinnati Bengals the reality has likely already started to set in for several players that they might not be back next year. Inside linebacker Larry Foote was asked about his future in the locker room following the game on Sunday and the reality that he might not be back has already started crossing his mind. "...

Steelers Versus Bengals Projected Inactive List – Week 16

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Cincinatti Bengals Sunday and here is what the inactive list could look like when it is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff. Ike Taylor - Taylor will miss his third straight game with a fractured right ankle that he suffered back in the Week 13 game against the Baltimore Ravens. Taylor is reportedly out of his walking boot right now but is not...

Steelers Injury Report: Keenan Lewis, Mike Adams, Troy Polamalu

While Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Mike Adams was able to practice at a limited capacity on Thursday, safety Troy Polamalu and cornerback Keenan Lewis were sidelined due to injury. Lewis sustained a hip flexor during a Week 14 matchup against the San Diego Chargers and aggravated the injury last weekend against the Dallas Cowboys. He apparently once again aggravated...

James Harrison says he’s lowered his target area on opposing players to avoid fines

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has finally adapted to the NFL’s rules on hitting defenseless players below the head and neck area. “I’ve really lowered my target area to where it’s down around the knees,” Harrison said Friday on “Mike & Mike in the Morning.” “Situations come along where you could tackle the guy high. I don’t do that anymore. I...

GIF: Steelers’ Cortez Allen makes diving interception off deflection by teammate

Tweet   The Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals both had alot at stake when they met Sunday in Pittsburgh, but it was the Bengals who came out on top 13-10 to clinch a playoff spot and knock their division rivals out of postseason contention. Early in the fourth quarter Cortez Allen of the Steelers hauled [...]

Hritz: Steelers Versus Bengals Preview & Prediction – Week 16

By Jeremy Hritz Hritz 2012 Prediction Record: 8-6 RANKINGS Cincinnati Pittsburgh Offense 18th (347.6) 19th (345.1) Rushing 11th (120.3) 26th (96.5) Passing 17th (227.4) 10th (248.6) PPG 9th (25.4) 20th (21.6) Defense 12th (219.2) 1st (273.3) Rushing 9th (101) 4th (92.7) Passing 12th (219.2) 1st (180.6) PPG 10th (20.9) 8th (20.8) The Pittsburgh Steelers always...

Pittsburgh Steelers star tells show he goes after knees, not heads

Steelers LB James Harrison targets players in legs, knees instead of heads

The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Bengals Game Preview & Weekly Picks Episode

Season 3, Episode 58 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right after at as we look at the health of the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into the Sunday game at Heinz Field against the Cincinnati Bengals. We speculate who's in and who's out for both teams in this very important game. David and I give you our feelings on the team as they currently sit...

Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers: Week 16 NFL Pick

Cincinnati Bengals (8-6) at Pittsburgh Steelers (7-7) Apparently the roof is falling in Pittsburgh. They’ve gone from favored by 4.5 to favored by 3 (passing two key numbers) and the public is still on Cincinnati. Why? Because they lost in overtime in Dallas in a game that was meaningless for them because they still control their own destiny? Because they lost another game as non...

James Harrison Says He’ll Go After Knees With Ban of Helmet-to-Helmet Hits

It’s no secret that many players in the NFL are upset over the enforcement of the rule against helmet-to-helmet contact. The argument is typically that it’s too difficult to adjust oneself in the midst of throwing a hit, and it isn’t a realistic target to eliminate such hits from the game. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison feels the same way — and might have a...

Immaculate Reception's 40th Anniversary

December 23rd, 1972, the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Oakland Raiders in an AFC Division round playoff game at Three Rivers Stadium. Trailing 7-6, Pittsburgh faced a fourth-and-10 at their own 40-yard line with 22 seconds remaining in the game. It looked like the Steelers franchise would have to wait at least another season for their first playoff win.But on the next play, Steelers...
Steelers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.