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Steelers vs. Raiders Week 8 2013: Game Day updates, news and info

The Steelers and Raiders kick off at 4:05 p.m. ET Sunday in Week 8.

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Steelers vs. Raiders first half open thread

The Steelers and Raiders kick off at 4:05 p.m. ET, join other Steelers fans discussing the game in real time.

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Steelers inactives vs. Raiders

The second straight inactive week for cornerback Curtis Brown.

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A win in the Black Hole may brighten playoff talk

The Steelers are on a modest roll, thanks to a two-game winning streak that followed a four game losing streak to open the year. Right now, at 2-4, the odds of making the playoffs (or at least playing meaningful football in December) still seem slim. But a win over the Raiders on Sunday, and suddenly, playoff talk might not be so unrealistic.

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Week 8 Fantasy Football: Which Steelers to start

Is Emmanuel Sanders worth a start in Week 8 against the Oakland Raiders?

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Match-up: LeBeau vs. Pryor

Quarterbacks making their first start against the Steelers have not fared well since LeBeau assumed his role in 2004.

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Tomlin hints that Taylor will shadow Moore

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor draws another deep threat assignment when the Steelers head to O.co Coliseum to take on the Oakland Raiders. Taylor's done just fine with that so far this season.

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5 reasons the Steelers will beat the Raiders

First-year quarterbacks just don't get it done against Pittsburgh.

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The Standard is The Standard - pregame podcast

Neal Coolong and Lance Williams break down the Steelers' Week 7 game at the Oakland Raiders in this week's episode of The Standard is The Standard.

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Cortez Allen cares about the front of the jersey

Wherever he's playing, Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen wants to contribute to the success of his team. He's fine playing outside or inside within the defense, writes BTSC's Dale Grdnic.

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Steelers vs. Raiders schedule, odds, online stream

Old AFC foes square off in NFL Week 8 action from Oakland.

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Timmons will play with broken hand, LeBeau praises

Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons will play against Oakland despite a broken hand. His defensive coordinator, Dick LeBeau, feels he's been playing at an All-Pro level for a while now.

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5 Questions with Silver and Black Pride

Silver and Black Pride editor Levi Damien stops by Behind The Steel Curtain for a few Raiders-related questions heading into Sunday's game between the Steelers and Raiders.

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Raiders vs. Steelers: Escaping the event horizon

The Steelers season is still alive, thanks to a gutsy win over Baltimore. Pittsburgh will have to beat the Raiders -- and avoid The Black Hole -- to keep it that way.

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Pryor looking to follow another Western Pa. QB

The legacy of quarterbacks from Western Pa. is well-established, but what's only a little less established is how those quarterbacks have done against the Steelers. The Steelers, in fact, have one of them on their roster now, who was in the same spot as Terrelle Pryor is now.

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Youth of SteelerNation's defense

The Steelers have had an issue with age this season, but it's the relative lack of it, not the height of it, that's been the problem. That problem is quickly fixing itself, and the Steelers are climbing the defensive statistical leaders list.

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Tomlin wise to keep mum over starting right tackle

Mike Tomlin won't announce his starting right tackle, even if Marcus Gilbert is declaring himself able to play Sunday against Oakland. With Abdullah waiting in the wings, maybe downplaying the decision is the right move.

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Woodson, Taylor still relevant

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor and Raiders CB Charles Woodson are still big parts of their team's respective game plans. In a league that's evolving away from pocket passers and into Roethlisbergean off-schedulers, Taylor and Woodson remain strong.

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DeVeloping DeCastro: Steelers RG making leap

David DeCastro is playing his first full season in the NFL this year, and his veteran teammate Fernando Velasco sees him developing quickly to be one of the best.

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Jones thinks he's fine, remaining patient

Steelers rookie OLB Jarvis Jones isn't frustrated early in his career. He spoke with BTSC's Dale Grdnic about the start to his career, and what he expects of himself against Oakland Sunday.

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Which Raiders player would you want?

It's not the richest cupboard we've seen all year, but this team could be a lot worse, too.

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