Though K Jeff Reed has caught the bulk of the blame for the 17-14 loss to the Bears, DE Brett Keisel thinks the defense is responsible for the collapse; “When we have the lead going into the fourth quarter, we expect to be a
great defense and hold onto the lead,” Keisel said.
Steelers WR Santonio Holmes apparently knows a thing or two about grass: “It wasn’t stable enough to be playing on it,” he said of the new sod at Soldier field, “but we’re professionals and we’ve got to adapt to situations.”
Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin said of the improved rushing attack: “I’d rather run for no yards and win.”
LB Lawrence Timmons (ankle) didn’t get the start on Sunday, with LB Keyaron Fox receiving the assignment.
Steelers owner Dan Rooney has attended both of the team’s regular-season games, with a trip to Ireland for his new day job in between.
Bears DE Alex Brown wasn’t happy about the play that resulted in a fourth-quarter ankle injury.
A week after looking like one of the many quarterbacks who have worn the orange “C” since the days of Sid Luckman, Jay Cutler turned it around.
World, meet Johnny Knox. Johhny Knox, world.
K Robbie Gould, a Pennsylvania native, probably should stay in Chicago for the holidays this year.