Though the Steelers' win over the Chiefs lacked style points, it beat the alternative for a club that has had some head-scratching losses to big underdogs in the past.
Ben Roethlisberger threw a short touchdown pass to Weslye Saunders in the first half, and the Steelers took advantage of four turnovers by Chiefs quarterback Tyler Palko in a 13-9 victory.
The passing of QB Ben Roethlisberger and no shortage of reliable targets have helped the Steelers thrive on third downs this season.
Previewing the three terrific Turkey Day games; the crucial Giants-Saints Monday-nighter; Matt Leinart's first start for the Texans; and much more.
With six weeks left, the AFC North race is tightly bunched at the top of the division, but the Ravens, 3-0 against Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, are in the best shape.
Steelers owner Art Rooney and head coach Mike Tomlin reportedly met with commissioner Roger Goodell for clarity on the fines against Steelers players.
What will WR Hines Ward's role be down the stretch? It becomes an issue to monitor after Ward played less than usual in the Week 10 win at Cincinnati.
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has the most Pro Bowl votes of any player in the NFL. Patriots QB Tom Brady is second with and Lions WR Calvin Johnson is third.
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger fractured his right thumb during Sunday's win over the Bengals.
The NFL has announced there are no changes to the Week 12 schedule, including the Steelers-Chiefs Sunday-night game.
Steelers make a case for best team in AFC North; a contrarian view of Mike Smith's controversial call; Chargers' defense regresses; Bears could actually challenge Packers; and much more.
Rashard Mendenhall ran for a pair of touchdowns Sunday, and the Steelers intercepted rookie Andy Dalton twice in the fourth quarter, holding on for a 24-17 victory over the Bengals.
Joel Turner, agent for Steelers S Ryan Clark, told PFW Wednesday afternoon he would appeal his client's $40,000 fine for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Ravens TE Ed Dickson.
An undefeated defending champion, precocious rookie players and coaches, a record number of big comeback wins and the 49ers, Lions and Bills in the playoff hunt mark a surprising first half.
Steelers S Ryan Clark was fined $40,000 and Ravens LB Ray Lewis was fined $20,000 for illegal hits in Sunday night's game.