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Steelers 23, Bills 10: Buffalo's playoff hopes go bye-bye

An ugly loss in Pittsburgh, marred by a brutal performance from EJ Manuel and the offense, left the Bills at 3-7, losers of five of their last six games, and squarely out of AFC playoff contention.

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Snap counts: Spiller's workload a problem again

C.J. Spiller is averaging 22 snaps per game this season playing through a high ankle sprain, and has played just 29.8 percent of plays this season - down from 57.6 percent a year ago.

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Marrone: Manuel needs work on footwork

Doug Marrone didn't need to watch the film to figure out why EJ Manuel struggled so badly in Buffalo's blowout loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday.

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Bills fall flat in Pittsburgh, lose 23-10

Buffalo's offense was brutal in a 23-10 loss to Pittsburgh. They've now lost five of their last six games after a 2-2 start, and talk of a second-half push towards the playoffs should die off completely.

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Bills vs. Steelers: Twitter recap

Relive today's Bills vs. Steelers game in a drive-by-drive chart populated with tweets from the staff at Buffalo Rumblings.

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Second half chat: Bills down 10-3 at halftime

Buffalo's offense has sputtered with EJ Manuel under center, and the defense is now struggling to stop the run and the pass. Still, they trail by just one score at halftime.

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First half live chat: Bills/Steelers

Can the Bills start a winning streak in Pittsburgh with EJ Manuel back under center? Bills fans discuss that possibility and the events of the game in today's live chat.

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Inactives: Robert Woods out vs. Steelers

Buffalo will be without its most oft-used wideout in Week 10, but outside linebacker Manny Lawson will start.

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Bills vs. Steelers: broadcast info

The Buffalo Bills are in Pittsburgh to take on the Steelers this afternoon.

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Injury report: Manuel starts; Lawson questionable

Bills outside linebacker Manny Lawson was a late addition to the Week 10 injury report. He is questionable for Sunday in Pittsburgh as he deals with a personal situation.

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Bills vs. Steelers preview

With their starting quarterback healthy and back under center, the Buffalo Bills are primed to kick back into full gear - and if they want to make a late charge for an AFC wild card position, they'll need to start stringing together wins, starting Sunday against the Steelers in Pittsburgh.

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Bills/Steelers chat with Behind the Steel Curtain

To prepare for the Buffalo Bills' Week 10 matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers, we spoke with Neal Coolong at SB Nation's Steelers site, Behind the Steel Curtain. Read on for his take on key Steelers players and themes.

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All-22: a glimpse at the LeBeau defense

Bills quarterback EJ Manuel has not played against Dick LeBeau and the Steelers yet, but he's at least seen that defense: Ray Horton runs it in Cleveland. Here's how the Browns attacked Manuel in Week 5.

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Podcast No. 14: your worst nightmare, butthorn

Ralph Wiggum. Gary Busey. Benny Hill. These were the characters that the Buffalo Rumblings Podcast guys were thinking of as Sean Smith ran 100 yards for a game-altering touchdown in the Bills' 23-13 loss to the Chiefs. (We preview Sunday's game against the Steelers, too, don't worry.)

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Manuel practices Wednesday; Woods, Goodwin don't

Bills President/CEO Russ Brandon told WGR 550 on Wednesday that EJ Manuel "should be good to go" for Sunday's game in Pittsburgh barring any setbacks. Manuel and Thad Lewis both returned to the practice field on Wednesday, but two talented rookie receivers weren't participating.

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All-22: pressuring Big Ben

Ben Roethlisberger has been sacked a whopping 31 times in eight Steelers games this season - and opponents haven't had to scheme anything special to get the job done.

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November 2013: 85% approval

A little more than half through his first season as Buffalo Bills GM, how do you think Doug Whaley has done so far?

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Manuel cleared, can practice in full this week

EJ Manuel has been cleared by doctors to return to practice this week, and could be back in action as soon as the Bills' Week 10 matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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