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Steelers RB Conner likely to practice Wednesday

Steelers RB Conner likely to practice Wednesday

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November 13 Steelers coach Mike Tomlin confirmed that Conner remained in concussion protocol on Tuesday afternoon, but told reporters that the 23-year-old's participation in Wednesday's practice will "lay those discussions (about his availability) to bed." FULL STORY

Steelers' DeCastro: 'Doesn't matter' if Bell reports

Steelers' DeCastro: 'Doesn't matter' if Bell reports

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November 05 With apologies to DeCastro, let's review. Bell has yet to play for the Steelers (5-2-1) this season as he seeks a long-term deal. The 26-year-old running back hasn't signed his $14.5 million franchise tender FULL STORY

Steelers send Ravens to devastating loss

Steelers send Ravens to devastating loss

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November 04 The Pittsburgh Steelers delivered a gut-punch to the playoff hopes of the Baltimore Ravens, prompting questions about the future of coach John Harbaugh. FULL STORY

Friday NFL Injury Report: Week 9

Friday NFL Injury Report: Week 9

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November 02 For Los Angeles, cornerback Sam Shields in questionable with an illness, and New Orleans defensive end Marcus Davenport is out because of a toe injury. Also significant for the Rams is that wide receiver Cooper Kupp is not listed and is expected to play after missing the last two games with a knee injury. FULL STORY

Bengals, Steelers prepare for big game in AFC North

Bengals, Steelers prepare for big game in AFC North

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October 14 The Pittsburgh Steelers are usually the team that sits atop the AFC North while others try to chase them down, but through five games this season, the Cincinnati Bengals are the team that's sitting pretty in first place. FULL STORY

NFL Friday Injury Report -- Week 6

NFL Friday Injury Report -- Week 6

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October 12 Wide receivers Brandin Cooks and Cooper Kupp, who both entered the concussion protocol during last Sunday's victory over Seattle, both fully participated in practice Friday and have been cleared to play. FULL STORY

Big Ben to push for RB Conner when Bell returns

Big Ben to push for RB Conner when Bell returns

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October 10 Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger doesn't want to see running back James Conner relegated to the bench when three-time Pro Bowl selection Le'Veon Bell returns to the team. FULL STORY

Steelers shut down high-scoring Falcons

Steelers shut down high-scoring Falcons

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October 07 The Pittsburgh Steelers exploited the Atlanta defense, which was missing five starters, and found a way to slow down the Falcons' high-scoring offense and win for the first time at Heinz Field. The result was a 41-17 Pittsburgh victory FULL STORY

NFL Injury Report: Week 5 Sunday games

NFL Injury Report: Week 5 Sunday games

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October 05 Several teams will be missing offensive playmakers because of injuries during Sunday's games in Week 6 of the NFL season. FULL STORY

Steelers, Falcons aim to start respective turnarounds

Steelers, Falcons aim to start respective turnarounds

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October 03 The Pittsburgh Steelers are 1-2-1 and tied for last place in the AFC North at the quarter-pole of the season. The Atlanta Falcons are 1-3 and in last in the NFC South. FULL STORY