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Category Archive: Rivalry

Who Should Steelers Fans Root for in Super Bowl XLVIII?

So what are “Pittsburgh Steelers” and “Super Bowl XLVIII” doing in the same article title, you ask? The search engines will be more confused than Jarvis Jones was playing defense early in his rookie season. After three Super Bowl appearances in six years, the Steelers haven’t even won a playoff game in the last three …

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Pittsburgh Steelers Hire Mike Munchak, Convert a Rival

It wasn’t easy to watch Mike Munchak shaking hands with his assistants on that September afternoon after the Tennessee Titans had secured a Week 1 victory at Heinz Field. That wasn’t supposed to happen. Sure, few predicted the Pittsburgh Steelers would go 13-3 or 12-4 in 2013, but the Steelers weren’t expected to lose at …

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Pittsburgh Steelers Show They’re Still Not Good Enough in Thanksgiving Loss to Baltimore Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t turn the ball over Thursday night. Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t sacked. Jason Worilds had two sacks, a forced fumble and 10 tackles. Le’Veon Bell averaged 4.6 yards per carry. None of this seemed possible in September or even a month ago. But the Steelers showed again on Thanksgiving that they’re getting better. …

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Pittsburgh Steelers Get Splash Plays, Protect Ben Roethlisberger in 27-11 Win Over Cleveland Browns

It took a while for the scoreboard to show it, but the Pittsburgh Steelers were doing a lot of good things Sunday in their 27-11 win at Cleveland. The Steelers (5-6) had won two straight but entered the game with fragile playoff hopes. Needing a win over the Browns to make the playoffs a more …

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New England Patriots Conquer Pittsburgh Steelers, End Rivalry

It’s over. The Pittsburgh Steelers season? Well, we knew that was over. We knew that before Sunday’s pitiful 55-31 loss to the New England Patriots. There will be plenty of time to write a eulogy for the 2013 Steelers. For now, it’s time to wave the white Terrible Towel and surrender to the Patriots. They …

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Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Baltimore Ravens, But Still Have Some Work to Do on Defense

Did anyone else expect to see Ben Roethlisberger go all Jim Valvano and run across the Heinz Field turf desperately looking for Charlie Batch after Sunday’s game? Aren’t Batch and Roethlisberger supposed to engage in a minute-long bro hug whenever Shaun Suisham kicks a last-second field goal in a Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Baltimore …

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Pittsburgh Steelers Can Make Ravens’ Super Bowl Hangover Official with Week 7 Win

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the New York Jets last week puts more juice into the first Ravens Week of the 2013 season. Had the Steelers started 0-5, their only motivation Sunday would have been to stick their biggest rival with a loss that could come back to haunt them when they’re fighting for a …

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Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Most Memorable Wins in Non-Playoff Seasons

As disappointing as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2012 season was, it did provide at least one sentimental snapshot. When Shaun Suisham’s last-second field goal sailed through the uprights to give the Steelers a 23-20 upset win at Baltimore, Ben Roethlisberger and Charlie Batch shared a long, emotional embrace that was about so much more than just …

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Steelers Safety Ryan Clark Makes a Bad Play in May

Once again, incendiary comments from a Steelers safety are written on a whiteboard somewhere in the recesses of Gillette Stadium. Just what the Steelers needed. Thank you, Ryan Clark. Clark said this week on ESPN’s “NFL Live” that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will “duck” and “flinch” even when pressure isn’t there and that …

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Not All Pittsburgh Steelers Fans Are Rooting Against the Ravens in the 2012 AFC Championship Game

This is an unpopular opinion that might cost me my seat at the cool-kids table among Pittsburgh Steelers fans. I want the Ravens to beat the Patriots Sunday. The Ravens and Patriots meet in the AFC Championship Game for the second year in a row. It’s the first time the same teams have met in …

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