Steelers vs. Raiders: News and updates leading into Week 8

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...

Tomlin wise to keep mum over starting right tackle

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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...

Woodson, Taylor still relevant

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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...

Steelers injury report: Most back to practice

A fairly large injury report is turning out to be nothing of concern as the Steelers prepare to take on the Oakland Raiders in Week 8.

Jones thinks he's fine, remaining patient

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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.

Which Raiders player would you want?

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

Pryor declined Tomlin's offer to draft him in 2011

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Upon being asked if Pryor wanted to play for his hometown team, the Steelers, before the 2011 Supplemental Draft, Pryor said no due to the pressure he felt he'd be under in Pittsburgh.

Jarvis Jones plans to practice fully

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The rookie missed his first NFL game in Week 7 but plans to participate fully in practice this week, according to Missi Matthews.

5 Burning Questions on the Pittsburgh Steelers

Does Derek Moye get a helmet when Wheaton returns? What does Redman's departure leaving the Steelers with 3 running backs say about the state of the running game in the NFL? Do the Steelers deserve...

Steelers vs. Raiders: Another tough run D

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The Raiders have done a decent job stopping the run this season. They can expect a run-first mentality when facing the Steelers Sunday. It's the third straight game the Steelers have against a top...

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