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The Pittsburgh Steelers saved their best for last in an emotional win in the final seconds of the game at M&T Stadium against the Baltimore Ravens. Kicker Shaun Suisham beat the 20-20 tie at the end of the fourth quarter to put the Steelers up 23-20 with no time left in the game.
Despite news that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to participate in a limited capacity in practice this week, Pittsburgh Steelers fans will have to wait at least one more week to see him on the football field in action. News that wide receiver Antonio Brown and safety Troy Polamalu will return on Sunday has lifted the hopes of the Steelers faithful.
While the Pittsburgh Steelers have slipped to 6-5 on the season, the Baltimore Ravens are atop the AFC North at 9-2. Both teams know each other well, which will certainly make the game entertaining. With hopeful news of Antonio Brown’s return and the possible return of Troy Polamalu, it makes the opponent profile that much more interesting.
News of moves and player statuses showed on Wednesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5) are not focusing on the past in their preparation and practice sessions for their second meeting in three weeks with the Baltimore Ravens (9-2).
The 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in a similar position to the 1976 Steelers, a team that team founder Art Rooney Jr. ‘The Chief’ loved more than his four Super Bowl teams. If he were still alive, what might ‘The Chief’ tell today’s team?
In what could be considered the ugliest game the Pittsburgh Steelers have played during the 2012 NFL Season, turnovers killed any chance they had to come back against the Cleveland Browns in an AFC North game that could have helped their cause in the playoff race. Read how the different units of the Steelers fared and their game grade.
Injury news from the Steelers was finalized after Friday’s practice. Five players, including Isaac Redman, are probable for the game against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium Sunday. While listed as questionable for the game, Antonio Brown believes that after a limited week in practice, he will be able to play.
In an AFC North matchup, the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4) will face the Cleveland Browns (2-8) at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday. While most are picking Pittsburgh to have an easy win, the Steelers don’t feel they can count Cleveland out. The Browns think they have the keys to make a difference in the game.
The Pittsburgh Steelers entered practice on Wednesday feeling the intensity in the atmosphere as Plaxico Burress and Brian Hoyer had their first full session with quarterback Charlie Batch at the helm. Focused on a win against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, the team is preparing for a competitive battle. David DeCastro returned for the first time since a preseason knee injury.
The revolving door of injuries to the Pittsburgh Steelers stopped turning for a moment Tuesday as quarterback Brian Hoyer and receiver Plaxico Burress were signed to one-year contracts. The roster changes were necessary for the Steelers to be competitive against the Cleveland Browns an AFC North showdown.
Minnesota native David Gilreath has the skills to play receiver, rusher, kick returner and punt returner. After going un-drafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers may have found the right kind of player from their practice squad the help them win the rest of the 2012 NFL Regular Season. A star at the University of Wisconsin, Gilreath has talent and is ready to make a difference.
The Pittsburgh Steelers were unable to convert their quick start against the Baltimore Ravens in their Sunday Night Football matchup by losing, 10-13. The Ravens go two games ahead in the AFC North. Grading your favorite team is never easy, but in a disappointing and close loss, it’s even harder.
When the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens Sunday Night, sparks are sure to fly. A highly anticipated AFC North Division Rivalry, the game is sure to be hotly contested. While the Steelers will be without Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown, they get back Rashard Mendenhall. Read the injury report and see which player is saying what about the big game at Heinz Field.
The 6-3 Pittsburgh Steelers will face the 7-2 Baltimore Ravens in an AFC North Division rivalry on Sunday. With Byron Leftwich starting and Ray Lewis missing, the challenge for both teams is to finish strong. The opponent profile is an interesting mix of soundbites from the Ravens.
Ben Roethlisberger didn’t participate in practice and will be out for the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field. Enter Byron Leftwich as the starting quarterback. With a short practice week, the Steelers are focused on getting Leftwich more reps and finding ways to control the game.