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Lions vs. Steelers Week 11 2013: Everything you need to know before 1 p.m. ET kickoff

The Steelers look to keep their faint playoff hopes alive against a Lions team that hasn't won in Pittsburgh since 1955. Weather will be a factor in the game, and the question will be whether Detroit's more explosive offense will be able to fight through the conditions against a Steelers defense that's much tougher at home than on the road.

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Lions vs. Steelers first half open thread

Detroit and Pittsburgh are set to kick off at 1 p.m. ET in Pittsburgh.

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Key matchups: Ben vs. Lions CB Rashean Mathis

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sees the cornerback who's tormented him - and the Steelers - throughout his career when Pittsburgh hosts Detroit in Week 11.

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Which Steelers to start/sit in Fantasy Week 11

It doesn't look to be a great offensive week for the Steelers, but some players just get the ball too much to sit.

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5 reasons the Steelers will beat the Lions

It's a daunting challenge, for sure, but the Steelers may have the right pieces in the right places to knock off the NFC North-leading Detroit Lions Sunday at Heinz Field.

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Lions vs. Steelers: Nuts and bolts of how to watch

Detroit has spent five decades without winning in Pittsburgh, but this could be the most talented Lions' team in that time.

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Foote is Michigan through and through

Steelers (and former Lions) linebacker Larry Foote discusses the Lions curse, and the game in 2009 when Foote took on his former team with Steel City Insider publisher Jim Wexell.

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Steelers injury report: Keisel, Woodley may miss

Steelers could lose two veterans for Sunday's game against the offensively talented Lions.

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Defenses are full of bullies, who's stopping them?

If Emmanuel Sanders wants to refer to a defensive player like Ndamukong Suh as a bully, that's fine but he should lead the charge to stand up to him as well.

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Ike Taylor faces big challenge, but that isn't new

Facing Detroit's Calvin Johnson is something of a new experience, but the Steelers, and cornerback Ike Taylor, have gone up against the best in the league before, and have done a decent job.

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Sanders: 'We won't be bullied'

The Steelers are aware of the Lions physical and aggressive defense, and veteran WR Emmanuel Sanders says the Steelers are up to the challenge of a rough football game.

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Meet Derek Moye, Calvin Johnson's doppleganger

Steelers preparing for Lions' 6-foot-5 wide receiver Calvin Johnson by suiting up Derek Moye in a Lions No. 81 jersey. Moye knows there's no replicating Johnson, but the Steelers can get a good feel for Johnson's height with Moye taking one for the team.

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Decision to bring Allen back paying dividends now

The Steelers picked up Will Allen just a few days after he was released by Dallas. Having played with the Steelers extensively last season, he'll lean on his experience to fill in for rookie Shamarko Thomas Sunday against Detroit.

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5 Questions with Pride of Detroit

SB Nation's Lions blog, Pride of Detroit, spends some time with Behind The Steel Curtain leading into Sunday's game between the Steelers and the Lions.

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Suh mistakes hyperbole for...something else

Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh takes exception to comments made by Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and confirms with media he will not, in fact, kill anyone, when the Steelers take on the Lions in Week 11.

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Bee jerseys bring out best in Steelers' defense

The Steelers' defense is nasty in their prison-inspired alternative jerseys. As a unit, they stuffed their opponents in two games, holding them to 23 percent on third down conversions. Their stats give rise to hope they can continue as top dogs.

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Lions vs. Steelers: Week 11 preview

The matchup doesn't look great on paper, but the Steelers showed signs of what we're used to against Buffalo -- so which team shows up this Sunday?

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Tame the Lions week

It's been almost two years since the Steelers thoroughly dominated an opponent. With the Lions coming to Heinz Field this Sunday, and Pittsburgh's traditional home dominance of NFC teams, the time is right for a rare Steelers blow-out.

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