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Steelers tame Lions: Postgame news and updates

Pittsburgh scored an exciting 37-27 victory over the Detroit Lions in Week 11, keeping them within one game of the AFC's final wild card spot. Stay here for all the postgame news, updates and features from the game.

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Clark: 'There were things we could tweak'

They did a "plethora" of things to help curtail Lions WR Calvin Johnson and Detroit's offense over the second half. Those things were apparently called for by the players, not the coaches, according to Ryan Clark.

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Worilds coming off self-described 'best game'

Jason Worilds talked to BTSC's Dale Grdnic, mentioning his sack and four quarterback hurries may have been part of the best game he's played as a pro in Pittsburgh's win over Detroit.

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Ben named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

The Steelers quarterback picks up his 10th Player of the Week award in a win over the Detroit Lions.

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Ben on Tomlin: 'We're not going to sit on this'

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Mike Tomlin told him they were going to stay in the no-huddle offense upon getting the ball back up three points in the fourth quarter against Detroit. The Steelers continued to attack, and scored one more touchdown.

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A rare Double Renegade leads to two turnovers

Last week the Steelers implored the powers of the Renegade to make a key interception against the Bills. This week, the fans at Heinz Field got to see a rare Double Renegade that led to two turnovers in the second half.

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Wheaton, Cotchery pick up fallen teammate

When Emmanuel Sanders went down, and Antonio Brown drew the teeth of the Lions defense, Jerricho Cotchery and Markus Wheaton made plays outside the numbers to keep the team moving.

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The Steelers persevere and disappoint some 'fans'

I went on a rant in Checkdown about some of the faithlessness and over the top negativity of some in Steelers Nation. I'm not done yet.

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Steelers vs Lions: A Tale of Two Halves

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.” ― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

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Heyward, Beachum lead PFF rankings

A solid all-around performance was highlighted by Beachum, Heyward and Cortez Allen, who all scored well, according to the play evaluation web site.

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Ben activates his Flight response in Week 11 win

It wasn't that Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger gained many yards rushing (12 on six carries with a long of 10), it's that he didn't stay in the pocket and expose himself to multiple sacks.

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Monday Takeaways: Steelers top Lions 37-27

Lots of interesting talkers Monday morning following the Steelers' season-extending win over Detroit.

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Defense bent but didn't break

The Steelers defense gave up 271 yards and 27 points in a crazy second quarter that helped transform a 14-0 first quarter lead into a 27-20 halftime deficit. However, thanks to an out-of-left field stifling second half performance, the defense proved to be just good enough in a 37-27 Pittsburgh triumph.

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Lions fake field goal cost momentum

The Steelers used the partially open door left by a gutsy fake field goal failure to their advantage. It sparked one of the best drives of the Steelers' season.

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Winners and Losers from Week 11 win over Lions

A night-and-day first half on defense still had two outstanding performers.

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Steelers within striking distance for wild card

If a 17-0 performance against the Lions in the second half didn't show the Steelers are up to vying for a playoff spot, nothing else ever will.

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BEE-YOUTIFUL

After giving up 27 first half points, the Steelers shut out one of the league's best offenses the rest of the way to move to 4-6 on the season.

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Emmanuel Sanders injures foot

Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders left the game during the second quarter with an apparent foot injury. He is questionable to return.

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