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NFL Fines Steelers Coach $100K Over Sideline Gaffe

Mike Tomlin interfered with runner on opposing team

(Newser) - Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin's wallet is a lot lighter today. The NFL fined Tomlin $100,000 after he interfered with an opposing player running back a kick during the Thanksgiving game against the Baltimore Ravens. The Steelers also could lose a draft pick. Tomlin has apologized but... More »

Super Bowl Awash in Subplots

Arizona's Pittsburgh transplants give Cards an edge—if not the edge

(Newser) - You can't spell “conflict” without NFL, and this year's Super Bowl contains plenty of opposing loyalties, Sam Farmer writes in the Los Angeles Times. You can’t throw a stone at the Arizona Cardinals’ sideline without hitting a former Pittsburgh resident, player, or coach—and that last category might... More »

Third Straight Rout for Steel City

Pittsburgh prevails over Frisco 37-16 in clash of unbeatens

(Newser) - Pittsburgh won yet another rout in giving San Francisco its first loss, 37-16. Allen Rossum's 98-yard kickoff return made rookie coach Mike Tomlin look prophetic, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Concerned about his return game, Tomlin picked up Rossum, 32, at season's beginning. In three games, Pittsburgh has drubbed its opponents... More »

Big Ben Sets TD Record in Blowout Opener

Are the Steelers that good, or are the Browns that bad?

(Newser) - Quarterback Big Ben Roethlisberger threw a personal record four touchdown passes in the Steelers' 34-7 dominant win in their season opener over the Cleveland Browns last night, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Pittsburgh put on a show for new coach Mike Tomlin, rushing for 206 yards and bagging two interceptions and... More »

Tomlin Wins in Steelers Debut

Roethlisberger stays sharp in 20-7 drubbing of Saints at Canton

(Newser) - Mike Tomlin handily won his first game as a Steelers coach—the customary Hall of Fame Game at Canton to open the NFL preseason. Tomlin, only the third Pittsburgh coach since 1969, strikes a profound contrast to his predecessor, Bill Cowher, who was beloved in the Steel City for his... More »

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