The 0-4 Pittsburgh Steelers will come off of their bye-week with a few new faces on both sides of the ball as they prepare to shut down Geno Smith and the 3-2 New York Jets.
“Overwhelmed”, “panic-stricken”, even described as the “worst team in the NFL”, the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t buying into the negativity. Instead they are using evaluation and personal reflection to find answers to their 0-4 start during the 2013 NFL Season in this bye week.
The Pittsburgh Steelers were on a roll only to fail to score in the final seconds of regulation to tie the Minnesota Vikings. The arrival of a bye week couldn’t have come at a better time for a flailing Steelers team that is expected to do more.
Following a meltdown at home against the Titans, the Pittsburgh Steelers look for answers in personnel moves that leave the outcome of Week 2 clouded and veiled. With injuries, roster moves and newly-added players, the Steelers hope the answers come in time.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Offensively, the Steelers have plenty to worry about after ineptitude and key injuries in Week 1, but on Wednesday, they found themselves having to tackle an off-the-field issue.
Mike Tomlin stressed to Jonathan Dwyer when the coach cut the Pittsburgh Steelers running back 10 days ago that the decision to release the team’s leading rusher in 2012 was not a personal one.
David DeCastro joined The Fan Morning Show Tuesday to recap the loss to the Titans and look ahead to the Bengals game.
Go ahead and soothe yourself — if you’d like — and say the Steelers lost an independent game on Sunday when they fell to the Tennessee Titans, 16-9, in the season opener at Heinz Field.
The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to 7-8 on the season and lose to the Cincinnati Bengals, but also the chance that they’d stay alive long enough to enter the playoffs. Read more to find out how each unit was graded based on their performance in the 13-10 loss.
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.
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.
Ike Taylor and LaMarr Woodley may be out for the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5) when they host the San Diego Chargers (4-8) at Heinz Field Sunday, but the return of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to the field and players returning from injury lists puts the Steelers in great position to win the game. Everyone is feeling that the timing is just right.
Wednesday’s practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers was a testing ground for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. While head coach Mike Tomlin hasn’t said that Roethlisberger will make the start against the San Diego Chargers, the team is preparing with the understanding that it doesn’t matter who the quarterback is and they must improve. Read the full practice report and find out who will be stepping into rolls left vacant by injured Steelers.