Posts Tagged ‘Steelers’

Raiders Can’t Stop Brown, Fall to Steelers In Final Seconds 38-35

The Raiders seemed to overcome all day, yet in the end couldn’t stop Steelers WR Antonio Brown in the final minute, and lost a tough to swallow game in Pittsburgh Sunday 38-35. Chris Boswell hit an 18-yard field goal with four seconds left to win the game for the Steelers, who lost QB Ben Roethlisberger […]

The “Biggest Gut-Punch Loss” in Raiders History? SI Has One Everyone Remembers

Sports Illustrated has put out a piece on the “Biggest gut-punch loss” for each and every franchise, the Raiders included. The game that the author the piece, Doug Farrar, picked is a rather obvious one – the 1972 playoff loss to the Steelers that included the most famous play in NFL history – “The Immaculate […]

Raiders Rally to Top Pittsburgh 34-31 in Wild Win in Oakland

After a defensive outing to forget, the Raiders rallied around QB Carson Palmer and kicker Sebastian Janikowski, doing just enough to top the Steelers at home Sunday 34-31. Janikowski nailed a 43-yard field goal on the last play as the Raiders scored the final 13 points after wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey was knocked out and […]

2012 NFL Week Three Preivew – Pittsburgh at Oakland

It’s not exactly John Madden’s Raiders against Chuck Noll’s Steelers Sunday when the 2012 versions meet in Oakland. The Steelers got in the win column for the first time in 2012 Sunday vs the Jets, while the Raiders have limped to an 0-2 start. If the Raiders want to avoid an 0-3 start on Sunday, […]

Raiders: Just Your Average Team

Before we go from the euphoria of the overtime win at home to Kansas City two weeks ago to the dismay of Sunday’s blowout loss at Pittsburgh, keep in mind that this Raider team is an average team. Meaning, you win some, you lose some. In the AFC West, that may be enough to win […]

Week 9: Jean-Paul Bergeaux’s List of Things

By Columnist Jean-Paul Bergeaux Things I know. I’m going to miss “The good-ship lollipop”. It would have been more fun if Wade Phillips had finished out the year in Dallas. I had given the Cowboys that nickname for the fantasy land that Phillips seemed to live in. Who knows, maybe Jason Garrett will provide enough […]