The Steelers are kicking off to begin the second half.
Even if it's meaningless, the Steelers will come out to play hard against a division rival if for no reason other than avoiding a losing season - something they haven't had in nine years.
One of the most polarizing players in team history looks to make his last start as a Steeler Sunday against Cleveland.
After a year in which Pittsburgh's defense dominated the AFC North, one more outstanding performance Sunday against Cleveland could make them the first team in 21 years to lead the NFL in passing and rushing defense.
Polamalu looks healthy, judging by his outstanding performance in Week 16, and will wreak havoc today against an inexperienced Browns offense.
Reasons why the Steelers will beat the Browns today, set to the lyrics of the Hastily Made Cleveland Tourism video.
Another few steps are taken toward the end of an outstanding era in Pittsburgh, and regardless of a draft pick, Steelers fans should be rooting for a win.
After seeing partial action for Arizona in week 16, a recent Pittsburgh release prepares to make his first career start.
A slew of close games didn't go the Steelers way in 2012, but they have one more chance to show they're capable of making big plays in close games.
Tough salary cap decisions need to be made, and three defenders of prominence in Pittsburgh may be victims of that process this coming off season. Pittsburgh's Week 17 game against Cleveland isn't meaningless to them.
Dreams of glory have faded, as have words to describe the disappointment; but the Steelers have right to hold hope for one final point of light amidst the dark reality of their 2012 season.
Pittsburgh was eliminated from postseason contention with its loss to the Bengals, who clinched the sixth seed in the AFC playoffs.
It's a Week 16 playoff game in Pittsburgh. Stick around BTSC all day, we'll be here breaking it down and either celebrating or mourning right along with you.
The Steelers remain alive for an AFC Wild Card spot as well as an outside shot at a divisional championship with a few wins and a few Ravens losses. The Bengals end the Steelers season with a win today.
BenJarvis Green-Ellis and the Bengals underrated offensive line create a serious threat against the Steelers' run defense.
In a critical Week 16 AFC North match-up, the Steelers host the Bengals looking to keep their playoff hopes alive.
The trial to convict the Steelers of mediocrity drags into the sixteenth week of deliberations. Sunday's testimony will either acquit the defendants over circumstantial evidence, or find them guilty on all counts.
Pittsburgh faces a dire task in Week 16, and the leadership of safety Ryan Clark is one of the strengths the team will need to lean on in their game against Cincinnati.