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.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The conflict and subsequent apology from Big Ben to Todd Haley was well documented leading up to Sunday’s game against the visiting Bengals, and head coach Mike Tomlin was asked if there was too much of a disconnect lately between QB and OC after his Steelers were knocked out of playoff 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.
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.
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.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Although the San Diego Chargers have more or less played their way out of playoff contention, Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley expects a tough test when they invade Heinz Field Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Much was made of the relationship between new offensive coordinator Todd Haley and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the off-season, and much has been made of Haley’s relationship with his former employer.
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.
Despite the 1-7 record of the Kansas City Chiefs, practice has been going forward as usual for the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) whose offensive coordinator, Todd Haley, isn’t interested in revenge, but a win.
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.