Steelers Photo of the Season

 

OAKLAND, CA (GSM) – In a, “not-so-happy” new year, the Pittsburgh Steelers ended the 2018 season with a 9-6 record. Although they had more wins than losses , Pittsburgh missed the playoffs when the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Cleveland Browns and secured the 6th seed in the AFC.

This year’s “Photo of the Season” is JuJu Smith-Shuster’s tiptoe touchdown in Oakland against the Raiders on December 9th, 2019. In a losing effort against one of the Steelers’ long standing rivals, the Raiders won the game 24-21 over the “Black N’ Gold.”

Steelers’ wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster scores a touchdown on this catch after a challenge showed that he got two feet in bounds. The Steelers lost to the Raiders 24-21 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, CA on December 9, 2018. (Brian Cook / Golden Sky Media)

 

Brian Cook and Smokin’ Jim Frazier Discuss Steelers Must Win Game Against Bengals

BIG BIG GAME Sunday, Dec. 30! Steelers MUST WIN over the Bengals, then the Browns have to beat the Ravens for the Steelers to get in the playoffs! The New Pittsburgh Courier’s Brian Cook and Smokin’ Jim Frazier discuss…

IMPORTANT GAME! Steelers vs. Bengals, Dec. 30! Brian Cook and Smokin Jim discuss…!

BIG BIG GAME Sunday, Dec. 30! Steelers MUST WIN over the Bengals, then the Browns have to beat the Ravens for the Steelers to get in the playoffs! The Courier's Brian Cook and Smokin Jim Frazier discuss….

Posted by New Pittsburgh Courier on Saturday, December 29, 2018

Coach Tomlin Comments on Growth of Receivers Washington, Rogers

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin during his weekly press conference. December 18, 2018 (Clyde Harris / Golden Sky Media)
PITTSBURGH (GSM) – Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster left practice with a groin injury this week. He intends on playing against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, despite being listed as questionable.

In head coach Mike Tomlin’s weekly press conference, Brian Cook asked about two young wideouts who could also be worked into the mix this weekend, after their performance on Dec. 16 against the New England Patriots.

New Orleans Saints lead the all-time series against the Steelers 8-7-0. The last time the teams met was November 30, 2014, final score: Saints 35 @ Steelers 32 at Heinz Field.

Steelers Have Convincing Win Against Panthers

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PITTSBURGH (GSM) – The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Carolina Panthers 52-21 on Thursday Night Football. This was highest amount of points any one team has scored at Heinz Field.

In a one-sided game, Pittsburgh had 7 different players score touchdowns in the game. Wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger connected on a 75-yard touchdown on the first play of their opening drive. Also finding the endzone were Vance McDonald, James Conner, Antonio Brown, Jesse James and Jaylen Samuels.

Steelers tight end Jesse James scores on an 8-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger in the 52-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. November 8, 2018 (Brian Cook / Golden Sky Media)

Roethlisberger was perfect from the pocket as he secured a 158.3 passing percentage. The best in his career.

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (Brian Cook / Golden Sky Media)

The Steelers have Jaguars and Broncos on the road before they return to Heinz Field on December 2 to face the Chargers.

 

Exhibit on Steelers Paraphernalia Displayed at Carnegie Mellon University

PITTSBURGH (GSM) – From helmet decals to authentic stadium seats, an exhibit on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University is one to salivate over, if you are a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The “Whatever it Takes” exhibit is a comunation of donated items to the university and curators Jon Rubin and Astria Supara spoke with Golden Sky Media about what fans can expect when they visit.

 

From Carnegie Mellon University: Whatever It Takes: Steelers Fan Collections, Rituals, and Obsessions looks at the particular and ingenious methods Steelers fans use to construct their own personal and social identities in relation to the team, and in the process, create an active community of cultural producers.

Link: Whatever it Takes