Lions vs. Steelers: News and updates leading into Week 11

Woodley, Foster, Keisel miss practice Thursday

The Steelers got the rest of their offensive line back for Thursday's practice, but it doesn't appear Foster will be able to play. The absence of LaMarr Woodley may be a bigger issue.

Ike: 'Have to take Johnson mano 'e mano'

It isn't hard to praise the Lions' prolific receiver, and Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor and Ryan Clark didn't spare any accolades, writes BTSC's Dale Grdnic.

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 out there.

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.

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.

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.

No Steelers starting OL go through full practice

Four starters in all missed all of Wednesday's practice, and as of now, left guard Ramon Foster appears to be the only one with a good chance of missing Sunday's game against Detroit.

Ben feels Steelers can be aggressive in red zone

Ben Roethlisberger pointed out after practice Wednesday the Steelers can be more aggressive inside the red zone - an area in which the Steelers are 13-for-29 on touchdowns inside the 20s this season.

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.

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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