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Weekly Recap

Thing of beauty, Bell rings, o-line

A look back at all of the news as the Steelers prepare to take on the Kansas City Chiefs in the Divisional Round Playoffs.


A look at player injuries and practice participation for the AFC Divisional Playoff game.
Here is the current injury report for the Steelers' AFC Divisional Playoff game at Kansas City.

Antonio Brown talks about being healthy, weather, and the Steelers' defense.
What a difference a year makes.

Tyreek Hill's a different level of threat this time around.
A look at what the Steelers will be up against on Sunday afternoon at the Kansas City Chiefs:

Antonio Brown talks about being healthy, weather, and the Steelers' defense.
What a difference a year makes.

Le'Veon Bell's teammates had plenty to say about him this week.
Le'Veon Bell has been a catalyst for the offense, especially down the stretch where he has rushed for 1,002 yards in his last seven games played.

Statements by Steelers President Art Rooney, II and Joey Porter.
At this time, we have decided that Joey Porter will return to our coaching staff for the game in Kansas City this weekend.

Is William Gay becoming a rallying point for this young Steelers defense?
Something crossed my mind in listening to the sound bites coming out of the Steelers' locker room after their win over the Dolphins.

Mike Mitchell anticipating physical game against the Chiefs.
It could come down to whether the Chiefs can stop running back Le'Veon Bell, to whether the Steelers can avoid the turnovers the Chiefs have extracted from opponents all season, and to what might happen when Kansas City's Tyreek Hill settles under a kickoff or a punt.

MANDT VR joins forces with the Pittsburgh Steelers to deliver game day experiences to Steelers fans through immersive 360-degree virtual reality video.
A collaboration between the Pittsburgh Steelers and leading VR production studio MANDT VR will allow Steelers fans across the globe to experience game day action at Heinz Field like never before.

A first glance at what the three Steelers' coordinators are talking about this week.
The Steelers offense opened last week's game against the Dolphins with touchdowns on their first three drives, but they came in different fashions.

What they said in KC about Le'Veon Bell, Ben Roethlisberger & 'an old guy,' aka James Harrison.
The Steelers and Chiefs are no strangers to each other, having played Week 4 of the season. The Steelers won that matchup, 43-14, but both teams are different now, having grown as the season has gone on.

Another installment of Bob Labriola answering your questions about the Steelers and the NFL.
Supposedly, Demarcus Ayerswas drafted to return kicks. Now that he has made the active roster as a receiver, why not let him? Surely, he cannot do any worse.

Demarcus Ayers takes pride in his physical play and blocking ability.
If there is one thing rookie Demarcus Ayers learned right away about being a Steelers' receiver, it's that blocking is as important as catching a pass.

Peter King weighs in on Le'Veon Bell, combating crowd noise and the defense.
Peter King, the guru behind Sports Illustrated's MMQB, was at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex on Wednesday to talk with Le'Veon Bell for a story for Sunday's pregame show on NBC, who will televise the Steelers-Chiefs game.

Le'Veon Bell's unique approach leads to the end zone.
He ran this way at Michigan State, Le'Veon Bell maintains, but he was a bigger back in those days and he wasn't as nimble or as quick as he is today.

Fans can get pumped up for the Steelers game vs. the Chiefs at a rally in downtown Pittsburgh.
County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and the Pittsburgh Steelers today announced a Playoff Rally will be held at noon on Friday, January 13, in the Courthouse Courtyard as the team prepares to meet the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Divisional Round Game in Kansas City on Sunday.

Ben Roethlisberger said throw stats out the window when it comes to playoffs.
Last week against the Dolphins Ben Roethlisberger's stats weren't the best of his career, completing 13 passes for 197 yards, with two touchdowns and two interceptions.

Postseason notes, Divisional Round Playoff history and more.
As the Steelers prepare to take on the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, the organization is no stranger to playing in the Divisional Round Playoffs.

This Week in Steelers History is packed with great moments.
When it comes to Steelers history, there is no doubt some of the biggest moments came in the month of January.

Coach Mike Tomlin talked about leaving Ben in the game and throwing the ball on third down.
All's well that ends well. Or at least it would appear so in the aftermath of Ben Roethlisberger and the case of the foot in the walking boot.

Coach Mike Tomlin talked about Bud Dupree's contributions, special teams & more.
Bud Dupree continues to evolve into what the Steelers expected when they selected him with their No. 1 pick in 2015.

Coach Mike Tomlin updated the injury situation following the Wild Card Round Game.
From an injury standpoint, some pre-existing injuries we'll continue to monitor – and you know the normal procedure ...


Missi and Bob go over the post-practice status report and announce that Sunday's game vs. the Chiefs will be moved to 8:20 PM EST due to poor weather conditions.

Missi, Bob and Mike stress the importance of Le'Veon Bell in the Divisional Round and discuss the growth of Bud Dupree throughout the season.

Tunch breaks down his three keys to a Divisional Round win vs. the Chiefs on Steelers Live.

Ryan Shazier on the speed of the defense and stopping the Chiefs' weapons.

Antonio Brown on the upcoming Divisional Round matchup against the Chiefs.

Missi, Bob and Tunch review the practice report to predict who they believe will participate in the Divisional Round vs. the Chiefs.

Missi, Bob and Tunch discuss Todd Haley's assessment of why Ben Roethlisberger has been sacked less and how that will be integral on Sunday.

Missi, Bob and Tunch break down the Chiefs' offense to determine how the Steelers' defense will match up.

Offensive coordinator Todd Haley is readying his players for a big game against the Chiefs.

Defensive coordinator Keith Butler on the growth of his defense, stopping Kelce and Hill, and keeping the game in front of them.

Mike Mitchell on playing in Arrowhead Stadium, and the Chiefs' offense.

A unique look at Le'Veon Bell's winning performance in his first career playoff game.

Stephon Tuitt and Artie Burns discuss the Chiefs' pass catchers.

Missi, Craig and Mike go over Wednesday's practice report and discuss preparations for Arrowhead stadium on Sunday vs. the Chiefs.

Missi, Craig and Mike discuss what the Steelers need to do offensively vs. the Chiefs in the Divisional Round.

With a trip to Kansas City on the horizon, Bob and Mike take on the importance of the Chiefs' tight end and Le'Veon Bell's workload on Steelers Live.

A unique look at Antonio Brown's highlights from the Steelers' 30-12 win vs. the Dolphins.

Missi, Bob and Craig go over Tomlin's injury update and discuss how it will affect practices leading up to the Divisional Round.

Missi, Bob and Craig discuss Coach Mike Tomlin's assessment that the Steelers' special teams must improve in the Divisional Round.

Missi, Bob and Craig reminisce about Week 4, when the Steelers defeated the Chiefs 43-14.

Coach Mike Tomlin previews the Steelers' Divisional Round opponent, the Chiefs.

Here's everything you need to know about the Steelers 30-12 Wild Card win over the Dolphins - in 1 minute.


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