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Tale of the tape

Steelers

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    Tale Of The Tape: Pittsburgh Steelers At Oakland Raiders

    The Steelers may be starting to turn things around. They have won two games in a row after starting the season with four straight losses.

  2. BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 22: Quarterback Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens throws a pass during warmups prior to the start of a preseason game against the Carolina Panthers at M&T Bank Stadium on August 22, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 24: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers warms up prior to the game Kansas City Chiefs on August 24, 2013 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    Tale Of The Tape: Baltimore Ravens At Pittsburgh Steelers

    Joe Flacco may be the highest paid quarterback in the NFL, but he is not playing like it.

  3. PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 24: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers warms up prior to the game Kansas City Chiefs on August 24, 2013 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 24: Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets passes against the New York Giants during their pre season game at MetLife Stadium on August 24, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
    Tale Of The Tape: Pittsburgh Steelers At New York Jets

    The Steelers could slip off the radar because of their 0-4 start and perhaps teams will start to overlook them. That could help get this team back on track.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Pittsburgh Steelers At Minnesota Vikings

    The hole for the Pittsburgh Steelers keeps on getting deeper and deeper, and Ben Roethlisberger is coming off a game in which he had an interception and a fumble returned for a touchdown.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Tennessee Titans At Pittsburgh Steelers

    Jake Locker is a quarterback with a lot to prove. While he has the tools needed to succeed – arm strength, decent accuracy, physical strength and ability to evade the rush – he needs a lot of work in blitz recognition.

  6. Cleveland Browns 20 - Oakland Raiders 17 (Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
    Week 17: Cleveland Browns At Pittsburgh Steelers