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4-2, 1st in AFC North
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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Roethlisberger calls retired TE Heath Miller ‘probably the best teammate I've ever played with.'

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell named AFC offensive player of the week. Bell's 179 rushing yards on 32 carries and 12 receiving yards produced 43 percent of the Steelers' total offense in Kansas City.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Tomlin said Bengals' offensive identity starting to come into focus. Joe Mixon more of a feature back, defense still elite. As for warning Steelers about Vontaze Burfict challenge? "No, they know who he is," Tomlin said.

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QB Smith: Mitchell's hit 'as flagrant as it gets'

After Alex Smith was able to watch Mike Mitchell's low hit on Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback said Tuesday that the hit was "extremely late" and "as flagrant as it gets."

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FPI: Steelers have stranglehold on AFC North

Dethroning the NFL's last remaining unbeaten team has done wonders for the Steelers in ESPN's FPI. In beating the Chiefs, Pittsburgh's chances to win its division jumped nearly 25 percentage points, and it now owns the NFL's fourth-best chances to win the Super Bowl.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Roethlisberger sad to see Aaron Rodgers hurt, doesn't believe hit that broke his collarbone was dirty - I've seen dirtier." (Via 93.7 the Fan)

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Tomlin: Bell 'playing extremely well' (0:24)
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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Tomlin says "there were consequences" to Le'Veon Bell missing camp, but Bell is playing very well of late.

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Tomlin: Reported Bryant trade request 'a non-issue' (0:40)
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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Tomlin calls Martavis Bryant storyline ‘a non-issue for us,' says Bryant appears to be happy.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Roethlisberger said on 93.7 the Fan that Martavis Bryant doesn't want to go anywhere based on his talks with him, and "there haven't been any inklings of unhappiness' from the playmaker.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Steelers players have spoken to Martavis Bryant with an encouraging tone this week, saying he's crucial to the game plan and it's too early to be frustrated. Ben Roethlisberger was among those who spoke to him.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Steelers jump to No. 4 in ESPN's NFL power rankings. Pittsburgh moves up six spots from the previous week, the most significant jump among teams in the top 10.

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Steelers rebound, Packers tumble in Power Rankings (1:00)
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Steelers safety Mitchell: 'I'm not a dirty player'

"I'm not a dirty player," Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell said, claiming he inadvertently fell into Alex Smith's legs on the play that drew the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback's ire Sunday.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Martavis Bryant said he's making best of his opportunities on the field and hasn't expressed unhappiness with the team.

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Mitchell disagrees with roughing-the-passer penalty (0:29)
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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Steelers FS Mike Mitchell explained his view of the play that drew Alex Smith's ire in the fourth quarter Sunday. Mitchell said the low hit was unintentional and he's not a dirty player.

Team Stats

Passing Yards242.311th
Rushing Yards107.316th
Points For19.3Tied-22nd
Points Against17.04th

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