Pitsburgh Steelers Put Themselves Back in the Playoff Hunt


Pittsburgh’s Le’Veon Bell scoring on a 5-yard run against Indianapolis on Thursday. He rushed for 120 yards.

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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin likens the season to a moving train that stops for no one. Not even his talented if enigmatic team.

After a month teetering on the brink of being left behind, the Steelers appear to be primed for another late playoff push. Their clinical 28-7 victory over Indianapolis on Thanksgiving night vaulted Pittsburgh (6-5) back over .500 and into first place in the A.F.C. North, at least briefly.

“It lets us set the stage of what we know we can do,” running back Le’Veon Bell said.

That is…

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