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Terrible Towel Tales: One Bills writer picks Steelers to defeat Buffalo

Steelers news and commentary Friday, January 12th

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Welcome to the Terrible Towel Tales, where we’ll highlight some of the latest stories permeating Steelers media for your reading pleasure every Monday through Saturday. In today’s news…

How we see it: News writers predict AFC wild-game game between Bills and Steelers | Buffalo News

The Steelers piled up 155 yards on the ground in a must-win Week 18 game against Baltimore that was played in terrible conditions. It feels like they’re better equipped to “win ugly.” Turnovers, an inability to stop the run – the Bills allowed 4.6 yards per carry, which ranked 28th in the league this season – and Mother Nature combine for a shocking playoff exit. Steelers, 20-17.

The Steelers are better equipped to play without T.J. Watt now than in previous years | Derrick Bell, X

NFL Refutes Report That Steelers-Bills Game Could Be Moved to Cleveland | Mike McDaniel, Sports Illustrated

The NFL has refuted a report that Sunday’s AFC wild-card game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., could be moved to Cleveland due to weather.

The Buffalo area is expected to be leveled with a winter storm that could cause a state of emergency to be declared for western New York. Despite this possibility, the league said there is no truth to the report that circulated on Thursday that the game could be moved to Ohio.