The Pittsburgh Steelers may not be going to the playoffs this year, but there was some good news surrounding the team on Thursday.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) will host the flailing Kansas City Chiefs (1-7) in a game that the Steelers insist isn’t a ‘trap game’. See how the Steelers can effectively shut down KC and continue their winning ways.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Steelers Beat Writer Ed Bouchette joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sports Radio 93.7 The FAN in Pittsburgh for his weekly chat.
The Pittsburgh Steelers move to 5-3 on the season, breaking a four game winning streak by the NFC East-leading New York Giants in a game that gave tribute to storm survivors, first responders and the military.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (4-3) will be without three key players when they face the New York Giants (6-2) on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Read more for the fantasy outlook and who should sit and start this weekend.
The Fan Morning Show’s Jim Colony and Gregg Giannotti made their way down to the South Side this week, where Gregg talked with Steelers’ tackle Mike Adams, and Jim caught up with center Maurkice Pouncey for their regular “In Depth With Maurkice Pouncey” spot, as well as cornerback Ike Taylor and safety Ryan Clark.
Steelers fullback Will Johnson joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday, and reminisced about the wild ride that brought him to his first NFL touchdown this week.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — A valiant effort by a depleted offensive line was a big part of the Steelers’ win in Cincinnati, and rookie Mike Adams is happy after finally having seen that effort on film.