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NFL fines Antonio Brown for humping a goalpost

sbnation.com - Dec 9, 2015

The No Fun League strikes again. Antonio Brown's flamboyant touchdown celebration on Sunday Night Football didn't just hurt him below the belt. It also hurt him in the wallet, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. On Wednesday, the NFL fined Brown $11,576 Wednesday for jumping onto and then straddling the goalpost after he ran back a 71-yard punt return touchdown in the P

NFL fines Antonio Brown for TD celebration

nfl.com - Dec 9, 2015

The NFL fined the Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown $11,576 for his end zone celebration during Pittsburgh's 45-10 win over the Indianapolis Colts

Antonio Brown Reportedly Fined for Touchdown Celebration vs. Colts

bleacherreport.com - Dec 9, 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was excited to say the least after returning a punt 71 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Sunday night's 45-10 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. But his celebration has apparently gotten him in trouble with the league.  According to WPXI's Bill Phillips, Brown said Wednesday he was fined by the league for his celebration. For

Antonio Brown fined for goalpost ride

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Dec 9, 2015

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin had no problem with Antonio Brown mounting the goalpost at Heinz Field after last Sunday night’s punt return touchdown. The NFL wasn’t quite as happy with Brown’s choice of celebration. Brown, who jumped up to grab the goalpost with his legs wrapped around it and then slid to the ground, said…

antonio brown "I got a little fine for it, They didn’t like it too much."

Steelers’ Brown fined for goal-post celebration

triblive.com - Dec 9, 2015

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown said he has gotten positive feedback about his end zone celebration following his punt return touchdown against the Colts Sunday. ...

antonio brown "Obviously, my teammates provided some great blocks on that play, It's a fun part of the game. Anytime you can make a splash play or provide great field position for the offense, it's always helpful to win the game."

Pro Bowl 2016 voting results: Giants' Odell Beckham still NFL's top wide receiver

nj.com - Dec 9, 2015

Eli Manning ninth among quarterbacks

Ben Roethlisberger leading historic Steelers offense

nfl.com - Dec 9, 2015

Ben Roethlisberger is directing a historically prolific attack with Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant. Chris Wesseling examines the NFL's most explosive offense.

Cincy's Jones: Steelers game 'going to be bloody'

espn.go.com - Dec 9, 2015

Cincy&aposs Jones: Steelers game &aposgoing to be bloody&apos

marvin jones "It's going to be bloody on both sides, We expect that."
dre kirkpatrick "I'm going to do whatever it takes to protect my teammates. I'm not going to let anybody get cheap shots or anything like that if I'm there, Like I said, we know what time it is. We know what type of game this is. Hopefully we can keep our composure, hopefully [Williams] can keep his composure, and [if not] we'll let them be the village idiots."

Source: Brown fined for goalpost celebration

espn.go.com - Dec 9, 2015

Source: Brown fined for goalpost celebration

antonio brown "I got a little fine for it, They [the NFL] didn't like it too much."
antonio brown "I was full of excitement, I tried to stick it at the goalpost, and it just didn't work out."

NFL Predictions Week 14: Upset Picks and Projections

bleacherreport.com - Dec 9, 2015

Week 14 will have a difficult time matching the previous weekend's grand upset. It's not every day the New England Patriots lose at home to a sub-.500 team, so nobody should expect anything as bizarre this Sunday. Maybe the Atlanta Falcons record their first victory since Oct. 25 to end the Carolina Panthers' perfect season. Perhaps the Green Bay Packers hit their nadir against Matt Cassel's Dalla

Big Ben ready to avenge earlier loss to Bengals

espn.go.com - Dec 9, 2015

Big Ben ready to avenge earlier loss to Bengals

ben roethlisberger "It's going to be hard to have much more than a divisional opponent in their place who's arguably the best team in football, I've got to believe at least coming from me it's already going to be as competitive as it gets."
ben roethlisberger "I played bad football,"
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Bengals, Steelers pass catchers have put up gaudy numbers

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Bengals have been so good because Andy Dalton has spread the wealth among his many reliable receivers. Though the Steelers have gotten important production from running back DeAngelo Williams, they have the league’s second-most productive offense because Ben Roethlisberger is almost always looking to push the ball down the field. Sunday’s Steelers-Bengals game in…

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

bleacherreport.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Cincinnati Bengals (10-2) will attempt to sweep the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5) and clinch the AFC North title in a key divisional game Sunday. The Bengals are just 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 home games versus the Steelers, who routed them 42-21 as three-point road underdogs last year en route to a sweep of the season series. Point spread: Bengals opened as 3.5-point favorites; the

Steelers notebook: Boykin to play significant role again

triblive.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Steelers will move forward Sunday against the Bengals with a similar setup to their defensive backfield that they had last week against the Colts, ...

mike mitchell "I thought he did a nice job with the snaps he had, and we will continue with that as we move forward,"

Antonio Brown: Why He's the NFL's Top Dog at Wide Receiver

bleacherreport.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers faced a 3rd-and-19 against division rival the Baltimore Ravens during the 2010 AFC divisional round with two minutes, seven seconds left in the fourth quarter. Baltimore rushed three against quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and dropped eight defenders in coverage. The Steelers gained 58 yards on third down and would score 46 seconds to win the game, 31-24. How

Michael Vick Advocating for Bill to Help Police Rescue Animals from Hot Cars

bleacherreport.com - Dec 8, 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Michael Vick was present Tuesday at the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in an effort to encourage voters to pass an animal-rights bill, per TMZ Sports. According to ESPN.com's Jeremy Fowler, PA House Bill 1516 would allow police officers to rescue dogs or cats from vehicles should the temperature inside reach an unsafe temperature. Vick isn't the first NFL pla

michael vick "I know that I'm an unlikely advocate, I was part of the problem. Now, my perspective can help reach people that activists can't reach. I can help others become agents of change."

'Concussion' characters divided on youth football

sandiegouniontribune.com - Dec 8, 2015

The men who inspired the roles of Will Smith and Alec Baldwin stand apart on the issue.

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Doctor portrayed in 'Concussion' movie says risk is very small in today's NFL

nj.com - Dec 8, 2015

Dr. Julian Bailes thinks the "reformed" NFL is safe.

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Vick speaks for pet safety bill at state capitol

espn.go.com - Dec 8, 2015

Vick speaks for pet safety bill at state capitol

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Week 13 FanDuel Fantasy Football Highlights

buccaneers.com - Dec 8, 2015

Leaving Week 13, you would think you have seen it all this season, but that's not the case.

Michael Vick lobbies for law to protect animals in hot cars

washingtontimes.com - Dec 8, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - NFL quarterback Michael Vick is at Pennsylvania's state Capitol to make a pitch for legislation to help protect cats and dogs from being left in hot vehicles. Vick visited the statehouse Tuesday to support a bill that would shield first responders from liability for any property ...

Antonio Brown needs to tone down end zone celebrations

yardbarker.com - Dec 8, 2015

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin doesn’t seem to mind when Antonio Brown does a somersault or climbs the goal post after scoring a touchdown. Mike Tomlin’s not worried about Antonio Brown’s celebrations, as long as they keep coming https://t.co/WL7XmwecOV — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) December 8, 2015   Brown was penalized 15 yards for “using the goal post as a prop” when he ran g

Jacoby Jones now Steelers' third-string punt returner

nfl.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Steelers are shutting down their Jacoby Jones experiment. The team announced an updated depth chart wherein Jones was demoted to backup kick returner and third-string punt returner.

Fantasy Football Week 14: Flex and PPR Rankings

bleacherreport.com - Dec 8, 2015

The real fun begins in Week 14, when many fantasy football postseasons commence. Those still standing must have done something right to make the cut, but few have concrete lineups ready for the first round. Any manager who has utilized the same players throughout the season is actually less likely to joust for a fantasy title. A smart player knows when to play the matchup or ride a hot hand. Besid

doug baldwin "Russell is just playing out of his mind right now, He’s getting the ball out, delivering the ball on time. What he’s doing inside the pocket right now puts him up there with some of the greats in this game."

Biggest Takeaways from Pittsburgh Steelers' Week 13 Win

bleacherreport.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers were in a must-win situation on Sunday night, hoping to remain in the running for an AFC playoff berth. And win they did, defeating the visiting Indianapolis Colts, 45-10. It was the kind of victory that should have left their four remaining opponents and any would-be postseason challengers very nervous. After a game that big, there are some equally big takeaways. Here's wh

Michael Vick to lobby for law to protect animals in hot cars

usatoday.com - Dec 8, 2015

Michael Vick to lobby Pennsylvania lawmakers on bill to protect pets left in hot cars        

High-flying Steelers passing game gears up for tough Bengals secondary

triblive.com - Dec 7, 2015

The Steelers are pivoting quickly from their 45-10 thumping of the Indianapolis Colts to this Sunday’s matchup with AFC North leader Cincinnati at Paul Brown ...

antonio brown "We've got a bunch of guys who can run fast, and we have a quarterback who is a gunslinger, Anytime you have that combination, we're going to take our chances downfield."
ramon foster "We've got to be consistent all the time, We have to treat every game the same. We can't go into their (Cincinnati) environment and drop and egg."

Starkey: ‘Dink and dunk’ Steelers loooong gone

triblive.com - Dec 7, 2015

Hard to believe, but the following exchange actually happened. You probably remember the headlines. I was standing at Ben Roethlisberger’s locker talking about Todd Haley’s ...

ben roethlisberger "We did that last week (82-yard pass to Mike Wallace)."
ben roethlisberger "There's a guy calling the plays. That's on him."
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Steelers notebook: O-line motivated by Bengals’ hit on Bell

triblive.com - Dec 7, 2015

You would think that the Steelers have enough motivation heading into Sunday’s game with the Cincinnati Bengals having a chance to clinch the AFC North ...

ramon foster "He's that type of guy. … That type of guy that gets his sooner or later, So wait and see, I guess. He's that type of guy, period. If you're on the field with him, you know what I mean by that."
david decastro "We don't like them. They don't like us, I am not going to sit here and give bulletin board material. It is as simple as it can be."
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Steelers offense rolling heading into pivotal stretch

usatoday.com - Dec 7, 2015

Electric offense leaves Steelers optimistic as pivotal 2-game stretch looms         

ramon foster "These teams we're about to play are all playoff teams,"
ben roethlisberger "We want to score every time we get the ball, obviously, We did some good things (but) I'm more upset with some of the stuff we left out there."
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