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.
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.
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 Fan Morning Show’s Jim Colony and Gregg Giannotti made their way down to the South Side this week to chat with a a number of Steelers players.
With both the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys sitting at 7-6 on the season, this 2012 matchup will play out like a playoff game. The Cowboys look to dominate the game, but the Steelers are favored for this match-up. Read the Steelers’ opponent profile to see who may step up and how the Cowboys are preparing for the game.
Reaction from the Steelers locker room from Mike Wallace, Ike Taylor and Josh Victorian. Gregg Giannotti and Jim Colony reporting.
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.
A day after making their final cuts, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed eight players to their practice squad.