LeBeau: Big Plays Equal Big ProblemsPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- The Steelers' defense hardly resembled what was statistically the top-ranked unit the league last season in Sunday's collapse.
Steelers DB Mundy Moves On From Injurious Hit
Tomlin To Address Defensive Downfall TuesdayPITTSBURGH (AP) Mike Tomlin wasn't trying to undermine his defense's confidence. The Pittsburgh Steelers coach was merely stating a fact.
Despite Big Day, Big Ben Seeks Better FinishOAKLAND (93-7 THE FAN) -- A day on which Ben Roethlisberger went 36-of-49 for 384 yards and four touchdowns, flirting with career highs, wasn't enough for him, and it wasn't enough for the Steelers, either, who fell, 34-31, in Oakland Sunday.
Keisel Takes The Fall After Steelers Fall ApartOAKLAND (93-7 THE FAN) -- There were other, more obvious culprits in their last-second Week 3 loss at Oakland, but Steelers defensive lineman Brett Keisel took full ownership of the poor play that resulted in the Raiders' comeback.
Raiders Rally After Scary Hit, Edge Steelers 34-31 On Final Field GoalThe Steelers headed to the West Coast to take on the Oakland Raiders in Week 3 of the season hoping to build on their victory over the New York Jets. It was a close game that took a scary turn when one of the Raiders was knocked out during a helmet-to-helmet hit in the fourth quarter. After that, the Steelers just couldn’t hold on to the lead.
Mike Zappone's Saturday Steelers Blog: Steelers-Raiders Injury ReportWelcome to the Saturday blog! As you'll find through the rest of the season, the Saturday blog will break down the injury situation for the Steelers and their opponent. You've probably been hearing for years that a certain player is questionable, probable, or doubtful and wonder what these words really mean. Why was a guy doubtful and then magically made 10 tackles in the game? And howe about those probables that suddenly are scratched from the lineup?
CBS Sports' Boomer Esiason: Steelers Face Tough Task In OaklandCBS NFL analyst Boomer Esiason drops by the Vinnie & Cook Show on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
Bob Pompeani: Steelers Will Handle Oakland RaidersThe Steelers visit the "Black Hole" this Sunday and playing Oakland recently has put the Steelers in a hole. Considering how bad they have been over the last decade and a half, the Raiders have had more than their share of success against the Steelers.
Steelers WR Cotchery On Raiders' ReputationPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- In its heyday, "The Black Hole"--better known as the Oakland Coliseum--was one of the toughest places to play in the NFL, and a lot of that had to do with the team playing in it.
New Steeler Van Dyke Eager For Week 3 HomecomingThe Steelers needed free agent defensive back DeMarcus Van Dyke last Sunday. But few realize it, including the Oakland Raiders, who cut the 2011 draftee in the off-season.