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Steelers Defeat Bengals In Regular Season Finale

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered the final Sunday of the regular season with a chance to make the postseason, but they would need some help from the Cleveland Browns defeating the Baltimore Ravens.  Of course, Pittsburgh would have to take care of their own business at Heinz Field where they were taking on the Cincinnati Bengals.

This game got off to a very sluggish start as neither team was able to put any points on the board in the first quarter.  Cincinnati got things started in the second quarter when Shawn Williams returned a Ben Roethlisberger interception 58 yards for a touchdown.  The Bengals would then increase their lead to ten on a 49-yard field goal by Randy Bullock with 2:12 left in the first half.  Newly signed kicker Matt McCrane put three points on the board for the Stee...

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Steelers Lose Heartbreaker To Saints 31-28

After dropping three straight games to AFC West opponents, the Pittsburgh Steelers faced the nearly impossible task of defeating the New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints in back to back weeks.  After defeating the Pats last week at Heinz Field, the Steelers needed another huge win this week in New Orleans to remain atop the AFC North division.

Pittsburgh and New Orleans battled back and forth this afternoon, but the Steelers made the one crucial mistake that ended up costing them the game.  The Saints scored a touchdown with under two minutes remaining, and JuJu Smith-Schuster fumbled when the Steelers were in field goal territory to tie, sealing the deal on a 31-28 loss.

The loss not only boots the Steelers out of the AFC North title, but it actually puts them on the outside...

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Steelers Shake Off Rust To Defeat Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently in the midst of a very important three game stretch against their AFC North Division foes.  After defeating the Cincinnati Bengals two weeks ago, and having a bye week, they welcomed the Cleveland Browns to Heinz Field today.  These two teams faced off in week one of the NFL season and played to a tie.  Pittsburgh knew that a tie or a loss would put a big dent in their division title hopes, so they came to play today.

The first quarter of the game belonged to Cleveland, but the Steelers defense was able to hold them to just two field goals and ended the quarter down six points.  The offense of Pittsburgh was sputtering during this quarter and looked like they hadn’t touched a football in over two weeks...

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Steelers Beat Bengals In Crucial AC North Matchup

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten off to a difficult start to the 2018 season, the Cincinnati Bengals have burst out to a 4-1 start.  With a victory over the Steelers today, the Bengals could have made a big statement and taken control of the AFC North division.  But, as has been the case for years now, the Steelers got the best of the Bengals in Cincinnati, beating their division rivals by a 28-21 score.

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 369 yards and one touchdown for Pittsburgh, while James Conner continued to be the workhouse for this offense, rushing for 111 yards on 19 carries and two touchdowns.  JuJu Smith-Schuster led the offense with seven receptions for 111 yards, while Antonio Brown had 105 yards and a touchdown.  Vance McDonald also had a big game, catching seven balls ...

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Steelers Dominate In Victory Over Falcons

Pittsburgh Steelers fans have been waiting for their team to play four solid quarters at some point this season and today was that day.  The Atlanta Falcons aren’t a good team by any means, but a 41-17 victory by Pittsburgh today proved that they don’t always play down to their opponent.  The Steelers were rolling early and never let up until the final whistle was blown.

Pittsburgh got things started when James Conner rushed for a 1yd TD a little over four minutes into the first quarter.  Chris Boswell missed the extra point, but was able to connect on his next five later in the day.  The Steelers would add another touchdown with just :37 seconds left in the quarter.  Ben Roethlisberger threw a 18yd TD pass to JuJu Smith-Shuster to put their team ahead by 13 points.

Atlanta would ...

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Steelers Rally, Beat Bengals In Ugly Game

Tonight’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals had major playoff implications for both teams, and while it was a close game that went down to the wire, dirty plays and injuries once again took to the forefront in front of a national audience.

After falling behind by 17 points, the Steelers rallied in the second half to win 23-20.

Before the game could barely begin, the Steelers were dealt a major blow as Ryan Shazier went down with what appeared to be a serious injury.  There was no further word on the extent of the injury, but he was carted off the field and taken to a local hospital.

The Steelers got off to a sluggish start tonight on both sides of the ball and the Bengals took advantage of it.  A 35 yard field goal by Randy Bullock gave the Bengals an early 3-...

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Steelers Top Bengals 29-14

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back at Heinz Field today to host their division rival, the Cincinnati Bengals.  This has been a hard-hitting series over the past couple of years, and most felt that is how it would be today.  These teams would go back and forth throughout the first half until Pittsburgh kicked two field goals prior to halftime.  They would add to that lead during the second half on their way to their fifth victory of the season.

Pittsburgh would take the opening drive down the field and cap it off with a seven-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger to Antonio Brown.  Brown would have one of his least productive days of the year with four catches for 65 yards.  Cincinnati would answer when Andy Dalton connected with a six-yard touchdown pass to tie the game at seven.

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Bell, Steelers Beat Chiefs 19-13

Coming off one of the more disappointing performances in recent memory, the Pittsburgh Steelers hit the field on Sunday for their toughest opponent of the season thus far.  The Kansas City Chiefs entered play with a perfect 5-0 record, and the Steelers were looking to rebound off an embarrassing loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars last week.

On Sunday, the Steelers got back to what makes them potentially one of the best teams in the NFL, utilizing the run to set up play action, and they outlasted a late Chiefs comeback to hold on for a 19-13 victory.

Le’Veon Bell dominated this game, just as he did in the Steelers’ playoff victory at Arrowhead Stadium last year.  Bell rushed for 179 yards on 32 carries and one touchdown.  Ben Roethlisberger, while still not as sharp as we are accustome...

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Steelers Use Late Comeback To Tame Bengals

It is late December and for many NFL teams their seasons are on the line.  The Pittsburgh Steelers came into today holding on to the AFC North Divison lead with three division games on the schedule.  Up first was a road contest with the Cincinnati Bengals.  These two teams have a history of hard fought games that borderline on cheap shots.  While today did not feature anything dirty, it was your typical division game that was contested until the end.

Cincinnati struck first with a 23 yard field goal from Randy Bullock, which was then answered by Chris Boswell who booted a 45 yard field to tie the game at three.  A one yard touchdown run by Andy Dalton as time expired to end the first quarter gave the Bengals a 10-3 lead.

The second quarter saw Cincinnati jump out to a two touchdown le...

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Steelers Grind Out 24-16 Victory Over Bengals

After last years AFC Wild Card game, there was a lot of talk about how the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals would respond when they met in week two of the 2016 season.  Overall it was a clean game, but it still had that AFC North division feel.  Pittsburgh took an early lead today and managed to hold on for the rest of the game for a second straight win.

Ben Roethlisberger was not at his best today, but he did have a hand in all three Steelers touchdowns.  His first of the day came in the first quarter on a twenty yard pass to Xavier Grimble.  The Bengals then settled for a twenty-five yard field goal by Mike Nugent prior to the quarter ending.  The second quarter would see each team settle for field goals.  Chris Boswell would boot a forty-nine yard kick, and Nugent would ...

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