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Steelers vs. Titans 2014: News and updates leading into Week 11

BTSC's Final Score Show: Steelers beat Titans

Listen to Jeff Hartman and Neal Coolong go over the highlights of the Steelers' 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans in Week 11.

Steelers vs. Titans first half open thread

Cheer loud, here we go Steelers!

Villanueva to serve as team captain vs. Titans

The Steelers are showing their appreciation for the work of Army Ranger turned Steelers offensive lineman by letting the practice squad player serve as captain for their Monday Night game vs. Tennessee.

Key matchups: Antonio Brown vs. Jason McCourty

The Steelers may have an advantage on paper in terms of the running game, but that doesn't mean Antonio Brown isn't a key player in this game.

Steelers look to sweep AFC South

Considering Cleveland, Cincinnati and Baltimore all lost a game to the AFC South, a Steelers sweep would be helpful in playoff scenarios, should the Steelers get to that point.

Reasons for concern vs. Titans in Week 11

The Steelers beat themselves on the road often. If they can ensure "Road Steelers" doesn't accompany them on this trip, they should be ok. The fact Road Steelers reared its ugly head as recently as last week makes this game a concern.

5 reasons the Steelers will beat the Titans

Reasons why the Steelers should improve to 7-4 with a big road win over an old nemesis, the Tennessee Titans.

What will the weather be like at LP Field?

For all Steelers fans heading to LP Field in Nashville Monday night, bundle up. A blustery and chilly primetime game awaits you.

How to watch Steelers vs. Titans on Monday night

The Steelers are in as close to a must-win game as it will get for them in Week 11. With a tough schedule their final five games, moving to 7-4 will be critical for them entering their bye week.

Fantasy Football: Who to start and sit vs. Titans

The Pittsburgh Steelers attempt to rebound from an atrocious offensive performance against the New York Jets with an explosion against the Titans. Be sure to set your fantasy rosters appropriately.

Steelers hope to have Polamalu back after bye week

Steelers will be without Polamalu this week, but the team is hopeful he'll return in time to take on the Saints in Week 13.

Allen must prepare each week like he's the starter

Injuries have hit the Steelers' defense often enough for demoted cornerback Cortez Allen to feel he needs to be prepared as if he's starting again.

Vastly different rosters among Steelers, Titans

Many players who were a part of either the Titans' win or the Steelers' loss in Week 1 last season are gone. That's easily explained as all of them being a part of a non-playoff team.

Stopping Sankey key for Steelers defense

The Titans will need to get ahead on early downs through their biggest offensive strength; running the football. Getting into long passing situations will bring out a surging Steelers' pass rush that has 10 sacks in its last three games.

Munchak reminding Steelers he was 2-1 with Titans

Munchak spent the better part of 30 years with the franchise now known as the Tennessee Titans. The last two of those years were seasons in which the Titans defeated the Steelers as underdogs. He's been reminding the Steelers of that this week.

Titans injury situation will impact MNF game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have experienced some huge injuries on the defensive side of the football. On Monday Night Football, they will be going up against another injury-prone squad in the Tennessee Titans.

Shamarko Thomas expected to miss game vs. Titans

The Pittsburgh Steelers are already without their starting safety, and it looks as though they will be without one of their backups in Shamarko Thomas as well.

All 20 games rookie QBs have faced LeBeau

A table showing each game and each quarterback, a group that's managed two wins in 20 tries since 2004. Tennessee's Zach Mettenberger will be the third-lowest drafted rookie quarterback to start against LeBeau since 2004.

Horton says he knows what the Steelers are doing

No surprises will face the Titans' defense against the Steelers' offense Monday in Week 11. And Titans defensive coordinator Ray Horton feels Todd Haley will think he knows what the Titans do.

Linebackers confused, but still effective

Sean Spence and Vince Williams are splitting snaps in the absence of Ryan Shazier. But Williams is in Nickel, where most would expect Spence to be, and Spence is banging against the run, the role seemingly better suited for Williams.

Nate Washington isn't 'tanking for picks'

Fans of losing teams clamor for draft position more than wins this time of the year. The Titans aren't doing that, according to ex-Steelers receiver Nate Washington.

McCullers will be fifth rookie defender to start

It used to be rare a Steelers rookie would get a starting role. Thanks in part to injury as well as ability (and the lack of it), Dan McCullers will become the fifth Steelers rookie since 2013 to start a game for the Steelers.

Ben says he and Whiz butted heads too

It used to be all about Ben and offensive coordinator Todd Haley butting heads. Roethlisberger admitted Thursday he butted heads with the last two Steelers' offensive coordinators Bruce Arians and Ken Whisenhunt - the head coach of the Titans.

Week 11 Expert Picks: Steelers vs. Titans

The Pittsburgh Steelers are on the road in prime time in Week 11 against the Tennessee Titans. See who the experts are taking in the matchup.

McLendon out vs Titans, McCullers gets first start

The shoulder injury plaguing Steve McLendon has had the Steelers announce him as inactive for the Monday Night Football game against the Titans, and would equate to Daniel McCullers getting his first NFL start.

Steelers roots run deep within Titans organization

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans have had some legendary battles since the Titans moved to Tennessee, and they share more than just the competitive edge on the playing field. Pittsburgh roots run deep in Nashville.

The Standard is The Standard Titans preview

Insight, opinion and the notion of the Steelers playing down to their level of competition, all on The Standard is The Standard podcast.

Antonio Brown: 'We can't relax'

Steelers WR Antonio Brown speaks to a larger message that both puts a tough loss to the Jets in perspective as well as out of the minds of the team.

Whiz: Tomlin is a friend, not happy he beat me

Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt considers Steelers coach Mike Tomlin a friend despite Tomlin getting the head coaching job Whisenhunt wanted...and beating him in Super Bowl XLIII.

It's Mar-TAY-vis but Steelers rookie is used to it

The phantom 'U' that's added to his name annoys the Steelers rookie, but he's used to it. He's been giving people plenty of opportunities to get used to seeing him and saying his name.

Villanueva loves the offensive line

Steelers practice squad offensive tackle and Army veteran Alejandro Villanueva will be honored by the Steelers this week, including joining the team in Tennessee.

Which Titans player do you want on the Steelers?

It comes down to two players, really. Defensive tackle Jurrell Casey or offensive tackle Taylor Lewan.

Selling Steelers as underdogs vs. Titans is key

It hasn't been a question of talent in a few bad losses to bad teams this season. If the Steelers want to erase the narrative they can't defeat "bad" teams, the hapless Titans represent a good test.

Polamalu, Shazier out vs. Titans, McLendon limited

Injuries will hinder Steelers defense again in Week 11.

Steelers favored by six over Titans

The Steelers opened as six-point favorites on the road against the Jets in Week 10 as well.

Le'Veon Bell seeing production dip

Bell has seen his production drop incredibly from where it was just three weeks ago, but with a favorable matchup on the horizon, Bell has a chance to rebound before the Steelers head into the bye.