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Versatile Le'Veon Bell driving Steelers offense

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell is second in the NFL in yards from scrimmage and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says the team still hasn't figured out how to get the best out of the second-year back. Bell became the first back in franchise history to top 100 total yards in each of the team's first seven games when he rolled up 145 yards...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twitter creates interactive NFL fan map

Twitter Sports looked at the official Twitter handle for every NFL team and used their followers as a signal of allegiance.  Below you can explore the map, which shows which teams dominate states and counties. Twitter also made it possible to break down which counties in each state are the most loyal to their closest franchise. The post Twitter creates interactive NFL fan...
Via Sports-Glory
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saved by the Bell: Le’Veon’s huge catch and run sparks Steelers comeback

After the debacle that was the 31-10 slaughter in Cleveland the week before, the last thing the Steelers needed on Monday night was to get off to a slow start against Houston and open up the possibility for star defensive end J.J. Watt to feast on Ben Roethlisberger and pretty much the rest of the offense. Unfortunately, Pittsburgh did get off to a slow start, falling behind the...
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Pittsburgh Steelers Ben Roethlisberger’s latest (and telling) 1-32 quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Big Ben Throws 2 TDs in Week 7

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger struggled early in the Monday night game against Houston, but finished with a solid performance - 23-of-33 for 265 yards and two scores.Fantasy Spin:Big Ben wasn't good early on, holding the ball too long, but he rebounded just before halftime in a big way.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Big Ben on Cowher, Ward: ‘They don’t know what they’re talking about’

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has heard the criticism from former coach Bill Cowher and former teammate Hines Ward, but he just laugh’s it off. “They don’t know what they’re talking about because they’re not here so we kind of just laugh it off,” Roethlisberger said in a one-on-one interview with ESPN’s Lisa Salters. “A lot of people outside...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: The winning team without an identity

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 4-3 after their Monday night win against the Houston Texans. Pittsburgh is over .500, but only by a game. In one week, they did go from fourth in the AFC North to second, only behind the Baltimore Ravens. Pittsburgh’s season has definitely had its ups and downs. They have beaten rather strong opponents in the Carolina Panthers and the Texans but they...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Frantic flurry helps Steelers salvage season

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers temporarily righted their season with a 30-23 win over the Houston Texans on Monday night. The Steelers scored three touchdowns during a 73-second stretch in the second quarter to turn a 10-point deficit into an 11-point lead. The victory pushed Pittsburgh (4-3) back over .500. The Steelers have alternated wins and losses each week, a trend...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Texans: An All-22 Primer

By Alex Kozora Your weekly All-22 primer before the Coaches Tape comes out for the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-23 victory over the Houston Texans. – The first half will allow a good opportunity to watch Ben Roethlisberger handle a muddy pocket. Not just with his mobility within the pocket or ability to escape out of it […] Steelers Versus Texans: An All-22 Primer is a post from:...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger rips the media

The Pittsburgh Steelers came alive late in the second half against the Houston Texans Monday night, thanks in large part to some timely turnovers by their defense. After crawling out of the gate and finding themselves in a 0-13 hole halfway through the second quarter, the Steelers scored 21 points in 73 seconds to take...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  2 Comments

Roethlisberger Says Tomlin Called Reverse Pass Scoring Play

The Pittsburgh Steelers scored touchdowns on two of their three red zone possessions Monday night against the Houston Texans and according to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on his Tuesday morning radio show, their first red zone touchdown play, the reverse pass from wide receiver Antonio Brown to fellow wide receiver Lance Moore, was called by head […] Roethlisberger Says Tomlin...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Show Heart, Determination in Victory Over Houston

For 24 minutes and 18 seconds Monday night, this looked exactly like the Pittsburgh team we’ve seen countless times this season, dominated in the trenches, outworked and outcoached at every turn, and Ben Roethlisberger holding the ball far too long against a ferocious Houston pass rush.And then Le’Veon Bell decided to change that.With his team trailing 13-0 at the 5:42 mark in...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell Is The Steelers’ True ‘Slash’ Weapon

Last night against the Houston Texans, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell posted a new career-high in receiving yards. And then he lost it after Ben Roethlisberger tossed him the ball to avoid a sack, resulting in a six-yard loss. Thus, instead of posting a new career-high 94 yards through the air, he merely tied […] Le’Veon Bell Is The Steelers’ True ‘Slash’...
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Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Fails To Record A Catch In Win Over Texans

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed passes to seven different teammates Monday night in the 30-23 win over the Houston Texans but second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton wasn’t one of them. After only catching four of the 11 passes thrown his way in the loss last Sunday in the loss to the Cleveland Browns, Wheaton […] Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Fails...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers use 3 late first-half TDs to stun Texans

Call them the 73 seconds that potentially saved a season. The Steelers lacked a pass rush, running game, viable second receiving option for Ben Roethlisberger, any semblance of an offensive identity and a solution for holding off J.J. Watt. Fans were booing loudly, Antonio Brown was throwing up his hands in disgust as, a week after the Steelers were embarrassed in losing by three...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans play worst game of season, still lose close to Steelers

My goodness. Somehow the Houston Texans only lost 30-23 even though they played their worst brand of football in franchise history, it seems like. An early 13-0 lead evaporated when the Steelers scored 24 points within a couple minutes. They wouldn’t look back and the Texans lost their third straight that probably ends their playoff hopes. MVP-Ben Roethlisberger After a shaky start...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wild swing before halftime lifts Steelers over Texans on MNF

  Ben Roethlisberger passed for two touchdowns and wide receiver Antonio Brown added another on a gadget play during a dizzying stretch late in the first half, helping the Pittsburgh Steelers rally for a 30-23 win over the mistake-prone Houston Texans on Monday night. Pittsburgh (4-3) needed just more than a minute to turn a 10-point deficit into an 11-point lead as the Texans self...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers score 21 points in 1:18 against Texans (Video)

The Steelers-Texans game on “Monday Night Football” changed in a hurry, going from 13-3 Houston to 24-13 Pittsburgh in nearly record time. Pittsburgh kicked a field goal to make it 13-3 Houston with 7:20 left. Then with 1:36 remaining in the half, Ben Roethlisberger threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Martavis Bryant: The Texans then...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown Throws Lefty Touchdown Pass On Crazy Reverse Play (Video)

The Houston Texans held a comfortable 13-3 lead over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday night with less than two minutes remaining in the first half. Then, all hell broke loose. After Ben Roethlisberger’s 35-yard touchdown pass to Martavis Bryant cut the deficit to 13-10, a botched kickoff return and an Arian Foster fumble gave the Steelers the ball on Houston’s three-yard line...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers stun Houston Texans with three touchdowns in less than three minutes

Well, that escalated quickly. Things were going just fine for the Houston Texans in their prime time matchup with the Pittsbugh Steelers. Arian Foster was running at will and it seemed that there was nothing that the Steelers could do to stop them. My how fast things can change in the National Football League. In less than three minutes, the Steelers scored 24 points. First, rookie...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Steelers rookie makes his first NFL catch a Monday night touchdown

This is why Ben Roethlisberger is one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. When the heat is on, he always rises to the occasion. Moments ago Roethlisberger threw a ridiculous 35 yard touchdown pass to rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant. Check it out: The end of the play looked bad for the rookie but he came out alright. That was not only Bryant’s first NFL touchdown, but his...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Texans First Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to get back in the win column tonight against the Houston Texans. They’ve been bouncing back and forth between victory and defeat, unable to stack wins or losses. They are hoping to avoid stacking losses at home. As has often been the case, the Steelers began the game on offense. Ben Roethlisberger bluffed […] Steelers vs Texans First Half...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MNF, Week 7: Texans vs. Steelers

The word coming out of Pittsburgh is that the Steelers aren't about to panic, but it should be noted this is what people usually say when they are panicking. In an epic battle between two 3-3 teams (funny story, did you know Seattle is also 3-3?), the Steelers look to rebound from what has been an inconsistent season so far. In this case, whatever Ben Roethlisberger has wanted...
Via Razzball Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers take on Texans on Monday Night Football

Houston Texans @ Pittsburgh Steelers Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Monday, October 20, 2014, 8:25 p.m. (ET) Key Matchup The Steelers entire offensive line vs. J.J. Watt. That last sentence might seem a little humorous and sarcastic, but Watt has been so dominant this season and such a force, he might be playing football better than anyone in the NFL right now, no matter...
Via cover32 - Steelers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Diagnosing what’s wrong with the Pittsburgh Steelers offense

This week, I’ve went back and watched the Pittsburgh Steelers offense from the last three games, trying to figure out what has went wrong for them. I really struggled to find their problems because they have moved the ball so well. I think I’ve come up with what has caused the Steelers to struggle on offense, but before I share that, let’s take a look at the stats: So what’s...
Via cover32 - Steelers
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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