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Patriots Beat Steelers Again, Back Atop AFC

The theme of the Pittsburgh Steelers season has been narrow victories against inferior opponents.  Countless times, including the past month and a half, the Steelers have battled their way through mediocre play at times that have resulted in a last second field goal by Chris Boswell to snag a late victory.  That style of play led them to an 11-2 record and the top seed in the AFC as they entered yesterday’s game against the New England Patriots at Heinz Field.

Unfortunately, the Steelers couldn’t’ pull another victory out, as a late drive came up short, and the Patriots held on for a 27-24 win.

Antonio Brown left the game in the second quarter and did not return.  But despite losing his biggest weapon, Ben Roethlisberger was still effective against the New England defense, tossing...

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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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Last Second Field Goal Lifts Steelers Over Packers

The fact that the Green Bay Packers are currently without Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews, along with owning a 5-5 record coming into Sunday night, may have given the Pittsburgh Steelers a false sense of relief.  Green Bay put up a fight all night long and it would take a last second field goal from Chris Boswell to secure a 31-28 Pittsburgh victory.

The Steelers drove the opening drive right down the field and capped it with a 1-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger to Xavier Grimble.  A missed extra point would mean only a six-point lead for the black and gold.  The Packers would own the rest of the quarter with two touchdown drives.  The first came on a 39-yard touchdown pass from Brett Hundley to Randall Cobb.  Hundley would then connect with Jamaal Williams for a 54-yard to...

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