PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t great after his return from injury, and he wasn’t great when he had to be, either. He completed just half his throws, one of which was a damaging pick-six to Leon Hall early against the Bengals.
PITTSBURGH (AP) –Andy Dalton hit A.J. Green for a 21-yard pass in the final minutes to set up Josh Brown’s 43-yard field goal with 4 seconds left to lift the Bengals to a 13-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Cincinnati (9-6) clinched a second straight playoff berth after beating the Steelers (7-8) for the first time since 2009. Pittsburgh (7-8) was eliminated from postseason contention.
A playoff atmosphere has given the Pittsburgh Steelers a feeling of urgency in practice this week. While several Steelers players are listed as probable for Sunday’s game, it is the defensive backfield that is being watched closely.
The Cincinnati Bengals (8-6) will face the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-7) in a game Sunday at Heinz Field that could determine the outcome of not only the AFC North divisional championship but also playoff potentials and positioning.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has apologized to offensive coordinator Todd Haley for his comments following a 27-24 overtime loss to Dallas last Sunday.
The Steelers had just lost to the Dallas Cowboys in overtime Sunday evening and emotions were raw.
In a game that was winnable, the Pittsburgh Steelers fall to .500 on the season after an abysmal showing against the Dallas Cowboys. Nearly every unit on the Steelers team receives a poor grade that only adds to the misery of a bitter defeat and their fourth loss in five games.
93.7 The Fan Steelers Insider, Ed Bouchette recapped the Steelers 27-24 loss to the Cowboys with The Fan Morning Show.
ARLINGTON, Texas (93-7 THE FAN) — Ben Roethlisberger seldom shies away from blame after a loss, and in that respect, this particular Sunday was no different from any other. What was different was his apparent expression of discontent with the Steelers’ late-game play calling.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (7-6) and the Dallas Cowboys (7-6) will face each other at Dallas Cowboys Stadium on Sunday. Both teams are looking for a playoff berth. Getting through Dallas is the first stop on the Steelers’ three-game stand in which many feel is a must win situation. Friday’s final injury report and fantasy outlook is now available.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are near critical mass as eight players miss practice on Wednesday. While Coach Mike Tomlin and the rest of the organization and coaches prepare replacements to fill necessary positions, the Steelers are digging in to make the most of their situation with only three games left in the 2012 NFL regular season and a must-win game against the Dallas Cowboys.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger spent much of his return game out of sync, as he admitted on the South Side Wednesday, and it doesn’t get easier in Dallas Sunday, where he’ll face Anthony Spencer and DeMarcus Ware, of the best outside linebacker duos in pro football.
Every Monday morning, 93.7 The Fan Steelers Insider, and Post-Gazette Beat Writer, Ed Bouchette talks to the Fan Morning Show. This week he recaps a 34-24 loss to the San Diego Chargers.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers receiver Mike Wallace was contrite following their 34-24 stinker against San Diego Sunday afternoon, though perhaps time will only tell if it’s good enough for those at Heinz Field who booed him loudly in defeat.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Never one to pass the buck, Ben Roethlisberger, who completed half his attempts for 285 yards, three touchdowns, and one costly pick in his return Sunday, stood up for the teammate who postured for big bucks over the summer.
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