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Steelers vs. Jets: News and updates leading into Week 6

The Steelers have their first takeaway

Ryan Clark interceptioned an errant Geno Smith pass for the team's first takeaway of the season.

Steelers vs. Jets first half open thread

It's hard to do worse than 0-4 so the Steelers really have nothing new to lose in this game. A win may get things jumpstarted, but there would still be a long way to go.

Kelvin Beachum will start at left tackle

Beachum will make his first career start at left tackle, and will play his fourth position this season.

Steelers deactive Mike Adams vs. Jets

The demoted offensive tackle will not dress for Steelers Week 6 game against the Jets.

Steelers will get a takeaway...right?

The dam has to break when the Steelers take on the Jets in Week 6. They have to log a takeaway against a rookie quarterback who's turning the ball over twice a game on average. Right?

Troy Polamalu vs. Geno Smith

The Steelers' sage-like veteran looks to beat Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith mentally more than physically.

Fantasy Football Week 6: Who to start/sit

Lists of which Steelers players to start, sit and the ones on the fence in their Week 6 game against the Jets.

Fernando Velasco vs. Sheldon Richardson

The Jets got themselves a high level player when they drafted Sheldon Richardson with the 13th overall pick. He may end up being the Defensive Rookie of the Year.

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Steelers vs. Jets: Game day news and info

You can find all the news and information pertaining to the Steelers at Jets Week 6 game here. Check back for updates as we get closer to kickoff.

5 reasons the Steelers will beat the Jets

The Steelers face a tough defensive opponent in the New York Jets. Beating this team could simply come down to their ability to do what they've been doing on the offensive side of the ball, while pressuring their rookie quarterback.

Steelers vs. Jets: game time, TV schedule and more

The Steelers taken on the 3-2 New York Jets in regular season NFL action Sunday. Here's how you can watch today's game.

If Gay starts, it's not because of Allen's ankle

Steelers defensive coordinator could be protecting his young cornerback, but giving William Gay the start over him against the Jets in Week 6 is not due to Allen's ankles.

Reviewing the Steelers reworked roster

A lot has changed for the Steelers since they last played in Week 4, but some questions remain unanswered.

Kellen Winslow suspended four games for PEDs

The Jets take another player out for Sunday's Week 6 game against the Steelers.

Foster on track to play in Week 6 vs. Jets

It appears left guard Ramon Foster will be able to go when the Steelers take on the Jets Sunday. He's been able to practice through Thursday this week and said he's experiencing "minimal pain."

Polamalu has strong words for Steelers defense

Strong words from the Steelers' best defensive player. Stressing the message the team needs to execute, Troy Polamalu still has faith in the Steelers defense.

LeBeau 15-2 against rookie quarterbacks

It's a stat Jets rookie QB Geno Smith is likely to hear a few times leading into Week 6; Dick LeBeau rarely loses to rookie quarterbacks. His pocket presence outweighs his mobility, and getting that 16th win will be tough.

Jets took Wilkerson one spot ahead of Heyward

As the Jets sniped Wilkerson one spot ahead of the Steelers in 2011, the Steelers selected Cameron Heyward, who will make his first start Sunday against the Jets. Wilkerson has started, and dominated, plenty of games in his career.

The Standard is The Standard - Episode 5

Neal Coolong and Lance Williams break down the Jets, the multitude of recent Steelers roster moves, and what to make of GM Kevin Colbert going to watch a Louisville game - and presumably highly touted QB prospect Teddy Bridgewater.

Denial of locker room games sends right message

It's easy to go off about the triviality of banning pool, ping-pong and shuffleboard in the Steelers' locker room, but another Steelers team used an organic situation to bond and develop team camaraderie in the past.

Jets vs. Steelers: Gut check in the Meadowlands

There are a lot of concerning things going on for the Steelers future as Week 6 approaches, but the only thing they should be concerned with is beating the Jets.

Steelers sign Will Allen

It didn't take Will Allen long to find a new home in his old home after the Dallas Cowboys released him after Week 5. Allen has officially signed with his 2012 team, the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Steelers injury report: Foster has full practice

Steelers left guard Ramon Foster practiced fully Wednesday in preparation for the Steelers' Week 6 game against the 3-2 Jets.

Gay replaces Allen in starting spot in practice

It's more of a promotion for Gay than a demotion for Allen - who had a rough Week 4 return from injury.

Ike to benched Steelers: 'Take it personal'

The outspoken Steelers cornerback bestowed some words of wisdom on two former Steelers starters.

Vince Williams says he's ready to start

The Steelers' rookie sixth-round draft pick got his first start in Week 4. After that, they cut his main competitor, basically giving him the job for the immediate future.

Cowher to call Steelers vs. Jets game

The Chin will debut as a color commentator during the Steelers' Week 6 game at the New York Jets.

Heyward over Hood: It's about time

Ziggy Hood simply hasn't made plays to this point in his career, and if nothing else, Heyward has showed some ability in that area. Moving Heyward into the starting left defensive end role is the right move for this team.

Steelers vs. Jets: Ben ringing the Bell

Steelers quarterback has something to work with in rookie Le'Veon Bell and he knows it.

Jets vs. Steelers: New York favored after beating

Apparently beating the underachieving Falcons was enough to swing the spread in Sunday's game in the Jets favor.

Heyward to start over Hood in Week 6

Apparently, Cameron Heyward not starting over Ziggy Hood is more than just a sub-package thing. He'll get the start over Hood in Week 6 against the New York Jets. How much that impacts the defense remains to be seen, but changes are being made.

Colon and his peak-and-valley time in Pittsburgh

Former #Steelers offensive lineman Willie Colon represents some of the best times of the recent franchise's history, and some of the worst as well.

Thomas to see more snaps, Clark less in Week 6

Steelers rookie safety Shamarko Thomas will see his snap count increase in Week 6, as he'll begin playing more with the Steelers' base defense. As a result, Ryan Clark, the team's long-standing starter, will see fewer snaps.

Wheaton will miss Week 6 vs. Jets

Wheaton will miss the first game of his career while Ramon Foster is day-to-day with a chest injury.

Increasing Heyward's snap count could provide jolt

We saw last year, when the Steelers gave a three-year extension to Steve McLendon after playing him eight snaps a game, what can happen by leaving productive players on the bench. Getting Heyward on the field wouldn't hurt in Week 6.

Bell gets to work on becoming team's feature RB

The hoopla over his debut is over, Steelers rookie running back Le'Veon Bell gets to work on becoming the feature back this team hasn't had due to a variety of reasons.