It just didn't seem real. The Browns had a 28-0 lead on the Steelers in the first quarter of a playoff game against a backdrop of empty seats at Heinz Field. The empty stadium, and the fact that it was the Browns, were giveaways that it had to be a dream, the kind of crazy … Continue reading Browns 48, Steelers 37: Should Mike Tomlin be fired for wild-card loss?
Steelers fans live for weeks like this, when we look forward to a Steelers playoff game. It seems like we haven't experienced this feeling enough in recent years, however. The Steelers' wild-card matchup against the Browns Sunday night at Heinz Field will be their first playoff game in three years, and it's been four years … Continue reading 2020 NFL playoffs: Steelers title hopes hinge on their defense
Maybe the Steelers can win a playoff game after all. Not only did they end their three-game losing streak Sunday with a 28-24 win over the Colts at Heinz Field, they did it with their most impressive victory since their Week 8 win at Baltimore. Since then, the Steelers' wins have come against the Cowboys, … Continue reading Steelers 28, Colts 24: Steelers free Chase Claypool, spark comeback
At least the Steelers didn't suffer the most humiliating loss of Week 15. A day after the 9-4 Rams lost at home to the 0-13 Jets, the Steelers fell 27-17 to the two-win Bengals on Monday night in Cincinnati. Didn't the Steelers realize that the Bengals eventually are expecting to have Joe Burrow back and … Continue reading Bengals 27, Steelers 17: Ben Roethlisberger looks like he’s getting old fast
Believe it or not, the Steelers got some good news on Sunday. The Chiefs' victory over the Dolphins guaranteed the Steelers a playoff berth. Thanks, Chiefs. You guys are just swell. It's hard to look forward to the playoffs when the Steelers are breaking down like an old, beat-up car. The disintegration continued Sunday night … Continue reading Bills 26, Steelers 15: Steelers free-falling their way to playoffs
In some ways, the Steelers' 23-17 loss to the Washington Football Team Monday at Heinz Field feels like a playoff loss. It's not playoff loss, of course. The Steelers season is far from over. They still have a chance to win the Super Bowl. They no longer have a chance to be the first 19-0 … Continue reading Washington 23, Steelers 17: Steelers drop the ball on a perfect season
No first-round draft pick? No problem for the Steelers. The Steelers were without a first-round choice in the NFL draft this year for the first time since 1967. When they finally drafted, they took a guy who would help them go 4-0 for the first time since 1979. Chase Claypool became the first Steeler to … Continue reading Steelers 38, Eagles 29: Chase Claypool highlights Steelers’ depth on offense