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Steelers Finish Regular Season With Victory Over Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered the final game of the regular season against the winless Cleveland Browns with a slim chance of obtaining the top seed in the AFC playoffs and homefield advantage.  However, with the New England Patriots heavy favorites to win their game, and in an effort to avoid injury to one of their best players, Mike Tomlin decided to rest his biggest stars, including Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell, Maurkice Pouncey, and Cameron Heyward.

Despite a strong showing by the Browns, the Steelers made enough plays throughout the game to hang on for a 28-24 victory at Heinz Field.  With the win, Pittsburgh completed their season with an impressive 13-3 record, and clinched the No. 2 seed in the AFC playoffs.

Making his first start of the season, Landry Jones played very w...

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Banged Up Steelers Fall Short Against Patriots

After a disappointing loss to the Miami Dolphins last week, the Pittsburgh Steelers entered this afternoon’s game at Heinz Field certainly as the underdog against the New England Patriots.  Not only were they facing off against Tom Brady & Co, who has been unstoppable since his return from suspension so far this year, but they were also doing so without Ben Roethlisberger.

Today, after falling behind early and rallying back to make the game interesting, came up short against the Patriots today, losing by a 27-16 score.

Landry Jones drove the Steelers down the field on their opening drive, but was intercepted in the end zone.  New England moved down the field on a 13 play, 80 yard drive, scoring on a 19 yard pass from Brady to James White.  LaGarrette Blount scored from three yards out...

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Injuries Plague Steelers In Loss To Dolphins

In two losses this season for the Pittsburgh Steelers it has been ugly.  Both defeats showed the weaknesses of the offense and defense, and left fans wondering how things will play out over the course of the regular season.  On paper Pittsburgh should have won easily over the Miami Dolphins today, but the game is not played on paper.  On the field it was a different story, as Miami imposed their will during a 30-15 victory over the Steelers.

Pittsburgh entered the day with injuries to Markus Wheaton, Ryan Shazier, Marcus Gilbert, and Cameron Heyward.  Injuries are a part of football and the next man metality is applied to all 32 NFL teams.  However, there is a reason why a player is a backup and when those injuries pile up, backups tend to be exposed...

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