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Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

ESPN’s Kiper predicts Steelers will pick Alabama LB in first mock draft

For teams no longer in the playoffs, it’s never too early to start thinking about the NFL Draft even if it doesn’t take place for ...

Quarterbacks will be key for Vikings, Eagles

The Minnesota Vikings and the Philadelphia Eagles have had their share of quarterback issues this season, but Case Keenum and Nick Foles could be the difference maker in the playoffs.

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Bengals fans thank Jaguars for knocking Steelers out of playoffs by donating to charity

Cincinnati Bengals fans are thanking the Jacksonville Jaguars for knocking the Steelers out of the playoffs on Sunday by donating to the Blake Bortles Foundation. ...

Seattle Times

Overlooked Jaguars deny Steelers another shot at Patriots

Underdog Jacksonville posts surprising offensive performance, hanging 45 points on Steelers, which was a team record for Pittsburgh in the playoffs.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Steelers pass defense needs fixing, and other things we learned in loss to Jaguars

Five things we learned from the Steelers 45-42 loss to the Jaguars in the AFC divisional round playoffs: 1. Yes, the Steelers can defy belief ...

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Kevin Gorman: Steelers’ passing game in better hands this postseason

The last time the Steelers were in the playoffs, Ben Roethlisberger exited with a powerful parting shot. After the AFC championship game loss at New ...

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Scouting the Jaguars: AFC divisional round, Sunday, 1:05 p.m., Heinz Field

Game day Steelers (13-3) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (11-6) 1:05 p.m. at Heinz Field, CBS Series history: Jaguars lead 13-11, including 1-0 in playoffs Series streak: ...

The Playoff Push

The Jacksonville Jaguars drive to the playoffs is one of the great stories of the 2017 NFL season. Calais Campbell and Jacksonville’s dominating defense are a big reason the Jags returned to the postseason for the first time in 10 years. Google VR, NFL F

NFL Playoffs | Steelers Playoff Picture

Narration: Rae Sremmurd Music: Rae Sremmurd “Perplexing Pegasus” After 17 weeks of regular season football, the Playoff Picture is finally coming together. Now it’s time to watch it unfold. Will the Steelers celebrate when it matters most? #NFLPlayoffs W

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Playoffs a ‘great’ time for Tyler Matakevich, despite shoulder injury and reduced role for Steelers

Tyler Matakevich’s run as the proverbial “next man up” lasted all of 41 snaps. But the affable Steelers linebacker isn’t going to let some bad ...

Seattle Times

Tennessee Titans come from 18 points down to win playoff game at Kansas City

Marcus Mariota did everything to help the Tennessee Titans advance in the NFL playoffs, throwing two touchdown passes and providing the spark needed to rally from a 21-3 halftime hole. He even caught one of his own TD passes.

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Steelers look to tighten up rush defense for playoffs

A reporter catching the end of Keith Butler’s interview session Thursday wanted to know if the third-year defensive coordinator had been asked yet about the ...

Seattle Times

Analysis: 10 numbers that defined the Seahawks’ star-crossed 2017 season

Looking at the numbers, it's not hard to see why the Seahawks missed the playoffs for the first time since 2011. Here's a look at some statistics that help illustrate Seattle's 2017 season.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger believes in importance of experience in playoffs

If having playoff experience at quarterback matters in January, then half of the AFC teams and one-third pf the NFC contenders are in trouble when ...

Seattle Times

Seahawks Q&A with Bob Condotta: No playoffs for Seattle, so what’s next?

Seahawks reporter Bob Condotta is here and is ready to answer all of your pressing questions about the Seahawks' impending offseason, and potential changes. Join him for a live chat Wednesday starting at noon.

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Steelers coach Mike Tomlin talks about bye week before divisional round

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin discusses his bye week plans before the team enters the playoffs Jan. 14 in the divisional round. A few highlights: ...

Seattle Times

No playoffs, no 10th victory, no nothing as Blair Walsh misses FG for Seahawks

A successful Blair Walsh field goal could have at least allowed Seattle to win a 10th game for a sixth consecutive season. Instead, Seattle’s year ends shy of the playoffs for the first time since 2011.

Seattle Times

Instant analysis: Three thoughts on the Seahawks’ season-ending loss to the Arizona Cardinals

With the Falcons' win over the Panthers, nothing the Seahawks did Sunday could have hoisted them into the playoffs.

Seattle Times

You can’t deny it, these Seahawks got exactly what they deserved — no spot in playoffs

How can the same problems repeatedly doom one team? How can mental mistakes so consistently outshine physical talent? This season didn’t get away from the Seahawks — the Seahawks pushed it away.

Seattle Times

Seahawks will have 18th pick in 2018 NFL draft

Due to not making the playoffs, the Seahawks will have their highest pick in the draft in 2018 since 2012.

Seattle Times

Seahawks embrace their situation, in which they must win and also get help

It’s the first time sine 2011, the last time Seattle missed the playoffs, that the Seahawks haven’t had a postseason bid wrapped up on the final weekend.

Seattle Times

Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals: National media predictions

In the Seahawks' regular-season finale, the experts are picking Seattle nearly unanimously. But the Hawks will need some help from the Panthers to make the playoffs for the sixth straight year.

Seattle Times

Up next: Seahawks face Arizona Cardinals, who have been pests in past few years, with playoffs on the line

Seattle faces a must-win game against the Cardinals, who have won three of the past four games at CenturyLink Field

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Steelers rout Texans, clinch 1st-round bye in playoffs

HOUSTON – With a first-round playoff bye dangling as a late-afternoon Christmas present, the Steelers ventured into NRG Stadium and took care of business Monday ...

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Joe Haden gets what he was looking for with Steelers: Playoffs

As a reward for winning the AFC North title, each Steelers player received an envelope last week containing $200 courtesy of team president Art Rooney ...

Seattle Times

A long, potentially transformational offseason awaits the Seahawks without a win over the Cowboys

A team that for the last five-plus years has on any given Sunday been regarded as maybe the best in the NFL and a legitimate Super Bowl contender is suddenly fighting for its playoff life before the playoffs even arrive.

Seattle Times

What the Seahawks have to do to beat the Cowboys in Dallas on Sunday

The Seahawks have to beat the Cowboys to keep hope alive of making the playoffs for a sixth consecutive season. Here are three keys to getting a win-or-else victory.