1. Pittsburgh Steelers: Why Hines Ward's Demotion Is Wrong for the Offense

    Hines Ward is just nine receptions shy of becoming the eighth player in NFL history to reach 1,000 catches. However, Ward would be the first to put the team's goals ahead of his own personal achievements...

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  2. Pittsburgh Steelers: Rashard Mendenhall Says NFL 'Parallels' Slavery

    After the NFL owners locked out the players, Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings opened a can of worms by saying, "It's modern-day slavery, you know?" On Twitter, Rashard ...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 6,417 reads 147 comments

  3. James Harrison Fined $50,000 for Hit in Madden 2011 Video Game (Parody)

    Earlier today, Steelers featured columnist Charles Howe was engaged in a heated Super Bowl XLV simulation on his XBOX 360 console. The Steelers emerged victorious in the simulation, 28-17...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 2,669 reads 17 comments

  4. A Tribute: Best Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Players of All Time

    The Steelers are historically a great defensive football team. The Steelers defensive prowess has caused the unit to be nicknamed "The Steel Curtain" and "Blitzburgh...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 4,493 reads 4 comments

  5. NFL Labor Talks: Roger Goodell To Lower Salary to $1 if Lockout Happens

    The NFL is on the verge of a labor stoppage after the current collective bargaining agreement expires on March 4...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 301 reads 10 comments

  6. Super Bowl XLV: Why Rashard Mendenhall is the Pittsburgh Steelers' X-Factor

    Rashard Mendenhall had a pretty impressive regular season for the Pittsburgh Steelers . He finished with the seventh most rushing yards in the league, and he had more yards than ...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 1,968 reads 22 comments

  7. Steelers vs. Packers: Why Pittsburgh's Defense Can Stop Green Bay's Offense

    The Green Bay Packers were one of the hottest teams entering the playoffs. They are a very dangerous team that will provide the Pittsburgh Steelers with a tough matchup. On paper, these two teams are very evenly matched...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 8,613 reads 109 comments

  8. Jets vs. Steelers: Big Ben, Mark Sanchez and the Anatomy of a Hypocrisy

    Everyone remembers the sexual assault allegations that Ben Roethlisberger faced during this past offseason. When Fred Bright, the District Attorney in Milledgeville, Ga., declined to press charges against Roethlisberger, a firestorm ignited...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 4,470 reads 27 comments

  9. Steelers vs. Jets: 5 Reasons Why Pittsburgh Will Win the AFC Championship

    The New England Patriots were favored to win the Super Bowl after an impressive regular season performance. The New York Jets went into Gillette Stadium and got pressure on Tom Brady, something that few teams were able to do this season...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 11,953 reads 44 comments

  10. Ravens vs. Steelers: Why Pittsburgh's Comeback Proves They're Super Bowl Bound

    At half time of the Steelers' Divisional Round matchup against the Ravens, it appeared as if the Steelers season was 30 minutes from ending. The Ravens had all of the momentum. They had scored 14 points off of two turnovers...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 546 reads 2 comments

  11. Ravens Vs. Steelers: Who's The Better Safety, Ed Reed Or Troy Polamalu?

    Troy Polamalu and Ed Reed are widely regarded as the best safeties in the NFL. They are both perennial All-Pros. These two play at a higher level than the rest of the league. This naturally draws people to compare the two...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 634 reads 57 comments

  12. Pittsburgh Steelers: Potential Divisional Round Playoff Matchups

    By winning in convincing fashion against the Cleveland Browns, the Steelers clinched the AFC North and a first round bye in the NFL playoffs. This gives the team an opportunity to rest an extra week before having to take the field...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 6,140 reads 73 comments

  13. Panthers vs. Steelers Thursday Night Football: Live Reaction To the Game

    The Carolina Panthers visit the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field to kick off Week 16 of the 2010-2011 NFL Season for Thursday Night Football. At 2-12, the Carolina Panthers sport the worst record in the NFL...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 6,165 reads 7 comments

  14. Pittsburgh Steelers Lose To New York Jets: Special Teams Make Difference

    The New York Jets ran the opening kickoff back for a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field. This proved to be one of the key plays in the Jets' 22-17 victory over the Steelers ...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 621 reads 24 comments

  15. Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Jets: The Impact of Troy Polamalu's Injury

    On Friday, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that Troy Polamalu is unlikely to play against the Jets this weekend. Today, Adam Schefter and John Clayton reported on espn...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 1,988 reads 35 comments

  16. Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Reasons Why Mike Wallace Is Better Than Santonio Holmes

    When Santonio Holmes was traded from the Pittsburgh Steelers to the New York Jets during the offseason for a fifth round pick, the team was relying on second year receiver Mike Wallace to fill some very big shoes...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 3,951 reads 46 comments

  17. Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. Baltimore Ravens: 6 Key Personnel Match-Ups

    The Steelers and Ravens bring matching 8-3 records into Sunday night's game. The Ravens were victorious the first time these two AFC North bullies met this season...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 771 reads 2 comments

  18. Pittsburgh Steelers Put Weaknesses On Display During Victory Over Buffalo Bills

    The Pittsburgh Steelers did plenty of things right on Sunday. Ben Roethlisberger didn't turn the ball over. Rashard Mendenhall rushed for a season-high 151 yards and scored a touchdown on the ground as well...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 3,056 reads 28 comments

  19. Pittsburgh Steelers: Penalties Cast Shadow on Steelers Win Over Oakland Raiders

    When the fourth quarter expired, the scoreboard read Pittsburgh 35, Oakland 3. No matter how convincing the win over the Raiders was, the Steelers have to be somewhat concerned about the number of penalties they committed...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 1,650 reads 18 comments

  20. Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Cincinnati Bengals: Snap Reactions

    Pittsburgh started the game strong and would seemingly cruise to an easy victory. The Steelers were dominating every facet of the game despite key injuries on both offense and defense...

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  21. NFL and Roger Goodell Send Inconsistent Message About Helmet-To-Helmet Hits

    Two weeks ago, the NFL declared that it was going to more strictly enforce rules relating to helmet-to-helmet hits...

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  22. Pittsburgh Steelers Lackluster Performance Leads To Loss To New Orleans Saints

    The New Orleans Saints bounced back from an embarrassing loss to the Cleveland Browns in a big way. They beat a Pittsburgh Steelers team that many considered to be the best team in the NFL...

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  23. Pittsburgh Steelers 23-22 Victory Over Miami Dolphins Marred By Controversy

    The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Miami Dolphins in a close game. During the action, the Steelers suffered some key injuries to Aaron Smith, Flozell Adams, and LaMarr Woodley...

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  24. Steelers' Linebacker James Harrison Fined $75K For Illegal Hit

    By the letter of the law, James Harrison was in violation of newly revised rules relating to helmet-to-helmet hits on receivers when he hit Browns ' receiver, Mohamed Massaquoi...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 5,401 reads 31 comments

  25. NFL Plans to Suspend Players For Big Hits: Is The League Going Too Far?

    The NFL 's vice president of football operations, Ray Anderson, reacted to several hits involving helmet-to-helmet contact this past weekend by releasing a statement on Monday ...

    Charles Howe Written by Charles Howe about over 3 years ago 1,132 reads 24 comments