GAME RECAP: For Whom Le’Veon Bell Tolls

It had been 11 days since the Steelers exited stage right on Thursday Night at Heinz Field. The Steelers tour of “cities that might lose their team to Los Angeles” continued and Steeler Nation showed up en masse. John Gruden spent some of the pregame talking about the Steelers “Bison Blitz” that brings 2 defensive backs off the right side of the defense. First Quarter...
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Philip Rivers used silent count at home on Monday night

Despite playing at home on Monday night, San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was forced to use a silent count to combat the noise from the raucous and well-traveled fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to ESPN, Rivers called San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium a “tough environment.” “It was like being on the road,” Rivers said. “We were in silent count and...
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Fantasy Football: Worth starting Antonio Brown while Vick starts?

The Pittsburgh Steelers sit at second in the AFC North, with a record of 3-2. They have not had many convincing wins, but they have been able to squeak out a few close games. One of the reasons for the Steelers’ struggle is the injury to Ben Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger went down with an injury in Week 3 and he has not returned yet. In his absence, Michael Vick has stepped into...
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Roethlisberger Explains His Role In Helping Call 4th Quarter Touchdown Play

After the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night win over the San Diego Chargers, quarterback Mike Vick credited injured starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with calling the fourth quarter pass play to wide receiver Markus Wheaton that resulted in a 72-yard, game tying touchdown in an interview with Alex Flanagan. Flanagan then proceeded to... The post Roethlisberger Explains His...
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Vick’s Demeanor Illustrates Importance Of Veteran Backup

It was a no good, bad, very terrible day for Mike Vick. Until it wasn’t. Then it became memorable. How different the narrative could have been. If the Steelers don’t march down the field and win the game on their final drive, we’re sitting here debating if Landry Jones should... The post Vick’s Demeanor Illustrates Importance Of Veteran Backup appeared first on Steelers...
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Chargers stunned by Pittsburgh in front of pro-Steelers crowd

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- It was bad enough for the San Diego Chargers that their fans were outnumbered in their own stadium by Pittsburgh Steelers fans. Then Mike Vick and Le'Veon Bell took over in the fourth quarter and the Chargers were dealt a stunning 24-20 loss Monday night. "To beat the Pittsburgh Steelers you have to play 60 minutes and we played 58," Chargers safety Jimmy Wilson...
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Chargers stunned by Pittsburgh in front of pro-Steelers crowd

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- It was bad enough for the San Diego Chargers that their fans were outnumbered in their own stadium by Pittsburgh Steelers fans. Then Mike Vick and Le'Veon Bell took over in the fourth quarter and the Chargers were dealt a stunning 24-20 loss Monday night. "To beat the Pittsburgh Steelers you have to play 60 minutes and we played 58," Chargers safety Jimmy Wilson...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers get a huge win in San Diego

Another Steelers primetime game came down to the wire, but this time the Steelers came out on top. Early in the game, the Chargers looked completely in control, driving down the field and scoring with Antonio Gates almost at will. But after that first drive, the Steelers defense was able to contain Phillip Rivers and the Chargers.  Michael Vick and the Steelers offense struggled...
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Pittsburgh Steelers defy odds with victory against San Diego Chargers

The Pittsburgh Steelers were not supposed to be victorious Monday night. They were on the road facing a Philip Rivers-led offense with star tight end Antonio Gates returning from his four game suspension. On top of that, Pittsburgh was still without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and based on Week 4’s performance with Michael Vick under center, the offense wasn’t going to keep...
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Big Ben drew up play that resulted in Wheaton's 72-yard TD

Allowing Ben Roethlisberger to watch from the sideline with his injured knee paid off in spades for the Steelers on Monday night. With backup quarterback Michael Vick struggling all night long, Roethlisberger saw some defensive tendencies from the Chargers that he thought could be exploited. Trailing 17-10 midway through the fourth quarter, Vick rolled to his left and fired a deep...
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Video: Mike Vick says game-tying touchdown pass was drew up by Ben Roethlisberger

The Pittsburgh Steelers and San Diego Chargers game last night came down to the final seconds. The Steelers would come out with the victory after Levon Bell’s last second touchdown run. Quarterback Michael Vick, who is replacing the injured Ben Roethlisberger really came through for the Steelers in this one. While he will get a lot of credit for driving the offense down the field...
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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Chargers

Another wacky game that deserves some equally funky statistics. – Mike Vick played his best late but still finished the game completing 50% of his passes. By Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterbacks who played the entire game, it’s the lowest percentage in a win since Ben Roethlisberger in 2006. That day, Big... The post Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Chargers appeared first on...
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The Steelers’ Coaching Staff Deserves Some Credit

I’m not sure why I do it nearly every Steelers game, but particularly late games when I tend to be up late watching games by myself I look on twitter to get live reactions from Steeler Nation. Monday night against the Chargers… the reaction was not good for about 59 of the 60 minutes of gameplay. I saw a ton of comments about how the Steelers were “playing scared” by not...
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Mike Vick Bounces Back Late To Salvage A Rough Start

It took every last second of the 60 minutes for the Pittsburgh Steelers to secure their first victory of the season without Ben Roethlisberger under center. It took his replacement, Mike Vick, about 52 minutes into the game before finally playing well enough for the Steelers to move the ball... The post Mike Vick Bounces Back Late To Salvage A Rough Start appeared first on Steelers...
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Le’Veon Bell earns place in Steelers history with game-winning TD

Le’Veon Bell has little to prove. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back already is the team’s reigning Most Valuable Player and a First Team All-Pro. He owns the franchise’s single-season record for yards from scrimmage. But on Monday night, he became an immortal part of the Steelers’ storied history. Bell lifted the Steelers to a dramatic 24-20 road win over the San Diego...
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Mike Vick On His Play Monday Night: ‘It’s Not How You Start, It’s How You Finish’

For three and a half quarters Monday night against the San Diego Chargers, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mike Vick played lousy. But the veteran, along with the help of injured starter Ben Roethlisberger, managed to pull it together to lead the offense on two touchdown drives to win the game. Minutes... The post Mike Vick On His Play Monday Night: ‘It’s Not How You Start,...
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Vick Credits Roethlisberger With Long Steelers Touchdown Play Call In 4th Quarter

With the Pittsburgh Steelers trailing the San Diego Chargers by seven points with 7:42 left in Monday night’s game, quarterback Mike Vick hit wide receiver Markus Wheaton for a 72-yard touchdown pass to tie the game. After the thrilling win, Vick praised the efforts of injured starter Ben Roethlisberger, who... The post Vick Credits Roethlisberger With Long Steelers Touchdown...
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Saved by the Bell: Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat the San Diego Chargers in Dramatic Fashion

The Pittsburgh Steelers were in dire need of a victory prior to tonight’s game. The Steelers defeated the San Diego Chargers tonight on Monday Night Football. The game was a little sluggish at first, but the suspense in the 4th quarter made the game entertaining. Mike Vick led the Steelers down the field in clutch fashion after struggling for majority of the game. Le’Veon Bell...
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WATCH: Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Scores Game Winning Touchdown With Tremendous Second Effort

Until Ben Roethlisberger gets back the fate of the Pittsburgh Steelers is going to lie in the hands of running back Le'Veon Bell. Michael Vick had some clutch plays down the stretch Monday night against the Chargers, but otherwise the man was garbage. If Pittsburgh is going to be in playoff contention when Big Ben returns it will be because Bell made it happen.He certainly made the...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pittsburgh's Antwon Blake Intercepts Phillip Rivers And Returns It 70-Yards For A Touchdown

It is a good thing the Steelers have some guys on defense that can catch. Since Phillip Rivers is nice enough to throw it to them it is the least they can do, right? It's good that he is too. It doesn't look like Michael Vick is going to be able to generate much if any offense. So it looks like the Steelers defense is going to have to do the scoring along with stopping the other...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will The Pittsburgh Steelers Please Bench Michael Vick And Give Landry Jones A Shot?

Watching Michael Vick turn what was once one of the best passing attacks in the NFL into an afterthought is just painful. If he was at least scrambling and making some big runs at least he would be generating offense, but he isn't. Instead he has become easier to sack than former Houston Texans quarterback David Carr!Yeah, his arm is strong and he can chuck the ball a mile, but what...
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WATCH: San Diego Chargers LB Melvin Ingram Drills Steelers QB Michael Vick

At one time, Michael Vick was a speedy, elusive guy that made it pretty darn hard for opposing defenses to sack him. That Michael Vick checked out a few years ago. The guy that is playing now either forgot how to scramble or actually likes taking hits like the one he took from Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram during the first half of Monday Night Football.You used to make those...
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Week Five Steelers Vs Chargers Live Update And Discussion Thread: Second Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers enter the second half trailing 7-3, but since the opening drive, the defense has largely kept Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers offense in check, including a number of three-and-outs. But Mike Vick has been limiting the offense, in spite of an impressive showing from Le’Veon Bell. The Chargers begin the... The post Week Five Steelers Vs Chargers...
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Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. San Diego Chargers Betting Odds

Week five of the NFL season concludes with a Monday Night showdown in San Diego as the Chargers host Michael Vick and the Pittsburgh Steelers. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the game, BetDSI has released the odds. The video below previews the betting action.
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Week Five: 5 bold predictions for Pittsburgh Steelers Monday Night

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 11 days removed from their heartbreaking overtime loss to the Baltimore Ravens to open Week 4 on Thursday Night Football. With a mini-bye just about complete, the Steelers need this game if they want to have any chance of catching the undefeated Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC North. Michael Vick will be starting his second consecutive game for the Steelers...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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