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Jets 16, Steelers 10: Steelers once again will be scoreboard-watching in Week 17

Breaking news: The Steelers defense isn’t perfect. It’s the fourth-best defense in the NFL in terms of yards per game (304.1) and points per game (18.3). On Sunday, that defense allowed just 259 yards and 16 points, but when your quarterbacks are Devlin Hodges and Mason Rudolph and the rest of your offense is standing …

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Steelers 16, Bengals 10: Steelers’ fate rests more on defense than QB decision

So many people are frantically buying turkeys this week for Thanksgiving, but duck might be the Steelers’ choice. And when Santa Claus delivers presents to children all over the world on Christmas Day, Rudolph will be guiding his reindeer through the sky. But Rudolph might not be guiding the Steelers offense next week. Mason Rudolph‘s …

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Browns 21, Steelers 7: Victorious Browns could be the big losers, and what about Colin Kaepernick?

As bad as Mason Rudolph and the Steelers looked in their 21-7 loss in Cleveland Thursday night, no one looked worse than Myles Garrett. The Browns were seconds away from giving their fans 10 days to bask in a landmark win for the franchise, but Garrett came through in the clutch and saved them from all that …

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Steelers 17, Rams 12: Steelers stacking wins in Jenga-like fashion

The Steelers didn’t win a game this season until the last day of September. Now, less than halfway through November, they would be the No. 6 seed in the playoffs if the season ended now. That’s right, after their 17-12 win over the Rams Sunday at Heinz Field, the Steelers (5-4) would win the three-way …

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Steelers 17, Patriots 10: Recent Steelers draft picks rise to occasion

The Steelers finally have figured out the key to beating Tom Brady. Wait seven years. Sunday’s 17-10 win at Heinz Field was the Steelers’ first over a Brady-led Patriots team since they won 25-17 at Pittsburgh in 2011. The only other time the Steelers have beaten Brady was 2004, a 34-13 home win. The Steelers …

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Broncos 24, Steelers 17: Sloppy Steelers let win slip away

Who needs a first-round bye anyway? It didn’t exactly work out too well for the Steelers in the playoffs last season. The Steelers blew a chance to pull to within a half game of the Chiefs and stay ahead of the Patriots in the jockeying for AFC playoff seeding after falling 24-17 to the Broncos …

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Steelers can’t overcome another slow start at home, fall to Chiefs

When did the Steelers start thinking that they could just roll out of bed and win games at home? The Steelers lost their second straight game at Heinz Field Sunday going back to last year’s AFC divisional playoff loss to the Jaguars. The Chiefs defeated the Steelers 42-37. In this defeat and in the aforementioned 45-42 …

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Can James Washington help the Steelers right away?

When the Steelers traded Martavis Bryant to the Raiders on Day 1 of the 2018 NFL draft, their priorities in the draft suddenly changed. Yes, they still needed help on defense, which they addressed by stockpiling safeties. But with Bryant gone, wide receiver rocketed to the top of their list of needs, which is why …

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Steelers: Top 10 candidates to replace Martavis Bryant in draft

Virginia Tech safety Terrell Edmunds could turn out to be a fine draft pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers. However, his selection in the first round of the 2018 NFL draft has been overshadowed both by the fact that Ryan Shazier announced the pick and what the Steelers did earlier on Thursday night. They traded Martavis Bryant …

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