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

Steelers meet with DB Chris Owens

A move that somehow received less attention than the meeting with Maurice Jones-Drew, the Steelers look to add some depth in their secondary and special teams.


After giving up 27 first half points, the Steelers shut out one of the league's best offenses the rest of the way to move to 4-6 on the season.

Lions vs. Steelers second half open thread

The Steelers trail Detroit 24-20 after one half of play in Pittsburgh. The Steelers will receive the ball to start the third quarter.

Emmanuel Sanders injures foot

Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders left the game during the second quarter with an apparent foot injury. He is questionable to return.

Lions vs. Steelers first half open thread

Detroit and Pittsburgh are set to kick off at 1 p.m. ET in Pittsburgh.

Woodley, Foster and Keisel out for Steelers

Three starters down heading into Sunday's game against the Lions.

Key matchups: Ben vs. Lions CB Rashean Mathis

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sees the cornerback who's tormented him - and the Steelers - throughout his career when Pittsburgh hosts Detroit in Week 11.

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Lions vs. Steelers: Everything you need to know

The Steelers look to keep their faint playoff hopes alive against a Lions team that hasn't won in Pittsburgh since 1955. Weather will be a factor in the game, and the question will be whether Detroit's more explosive offense will be slowed down.

Which Steelers to start/sit in Fantasy Week 11

It doesn't look to be a great offensive week for the Steelers, but some players just get the ball too much to sit.

5 reasons the Steelers will beat the Lions

It's a daunting challenge, for sure, but the Steelers may have the right pieces in the right places to knock off the NFC North-leading Detroit Lions Sunday at Heinz Field.

Lions vs. Steelers: Nuts and bolts of how to watch

Detroit has spent five decades without winning in Pittsburgh, but this could be the most talented Lions' team in that time.

Foote is Michigan through and through

Steelers (and former Lions) linebacker Larry Foote discusses the Lions curse, and the game in 2009 when Foote took on his former team with Steel City Insider publisher Jim Wexell.

The Steeler mystery tour of 2013 continues

The mystery of the Steelers 2013 season continues. Will they win or lose? Regardless will the day be uplifting, frustrating or humiliating?

Steelers injury report: Keisel, Woodley may miss

Steelers could lose two veterans for Sunday's game against the offensively talented Lions.

Defenses are full of bullies, who's stopping them?

If Emmanuel Sanders wants to refer to a defensive player like Ndamukong Suh as a bully, that's fine but he should lead the charge to stand up to him as well

Ike Taylor faces big challenge, but that isn't new

Facing Detroit's Calvin Johnson is something of a new experience, but the Steelers, and cornerback Ike Taylor, have gone up against the best in the league before, and have done a decent job.

Sanders: 'We won't be bullied'

The Steelers are aware of the Lions physical and aggressive defense, and veteran WR Emmanuel Sanders says the Steelers are up to the challenge of a rough football game.

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?

Tame the Lions week

The Steelers haven't had a good old-fashioned blow-out victory in a very long time. With the Lions coming to Heinz Field this week, and with Pittsburgh's traditional home dominance of the senior conference, what better time than now for a such a win?

5 Burning Questions on the Pittsburgh Steelers

Cameron Hewyard is a hit as a starter. Who else should get a promotion? Just what would make Art II think twice about trading Ben? What's with the poor punting in Pittsburgh? Answer these and other Burning Questions on the Steelers.

Offensive line injuries limit them early this week

Pittsburgh's offensive line starting to get back to the banged-and-bruised 2012 season. Four of them, including three starters, are likely to be limited early this week.

Marshall's comments can serve as motivation

The Lions defense has improved quite a bit from last season as a unit, and accusations of dirty play, kid brother status and even insults toward the economic status of their home city will only serve to motivate them.

Thomas out against Lions in Week 11

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said rookie safety Shamarko Thomas (ankle) won't play in Week 11 as the Steelers host the Detroit Lions.