NFL: Pittsburgh 20, Dallas 13

NFL: Pittsburgh 20, Dallas 13

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Deshea Townsend picked off a Tony Romo pass and ran it 25 yards for a touchdown with 1:40 left to play to lift the Pittsburgh Steelers over Dallas 20-13.

DE Smith in long-term deal with Steelers

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Defensive end Aaron Smith agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the NFL team announced Wednesday.

NFL: Pittsburgh 18, Minnesota 3

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Ben Roethlisberger passed for 149 yards and ran for a score as the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Minnesota Vikings, 18-3, at the Metrodome.

NFL: Pittsburgh 40, San Diego 24

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Jerome Bettis ran for 115 yards and Tommy Maddox threw three touchdown passes Sunday as the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the San Diego Chargers, 40-24.

Steelers put Chad Scott on IR

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed starting cornerback Chad Scott on injured reserve, thus ending his season.

Tennessee-Pittsburgh Capsule

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Pittsburgh 31, Baltimore 18

BALTIMORE, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Tommy Maddox passed for 154 yards in the first half Sunday, including touchdowns of 20 and nine yards to Plaxico Burress, and the Pittsburgh Steelers coasted to

New England 30; Pittsburgh 14

FOXBORO, Mass., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Tom Brady passed for 294 yards and three touchdowns Monday night to lead the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots to a 30-14 bashing of the Pittsb

AFC North Capsules

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AFC Championship: Depth Charts

Depth charts for the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots, who will meet Sunday in the AFC Championship game:
By United Press International

Pittsburgh 17, Tampa Bay 10

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Jerome Bettis passed for a touchdown and ran for another score Sunday while Pittsburgh equaled a club record with 10 sacks en route to a 17-10 victory over the
Deshea Townsend
Pittsburgh Steelers Deshea Townsend runs back a interception for a touchdown, during the second quarter against the New Englnd Patriots at Heinz Feild in Pittsburgh PA., on October 31, 2004. (UPI Photo/Stephen Gross)

Trevor "Big Play" Deshea Townsend (born September 8, 1975) is a defensive back who is currently playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football for the Alabama Crimson Tide and was selected by the Steelers in the fourth round (117th overall) in the 1998 NFL Draft.

A native of Batesville, Mississippi, Deshea played high school football for the South Panola Tigers, where he was the teammate of fellow future Alabama Crimson Tide star Dwayne Rudd. Townsend played quarterback at South Panola and led the team to the 1994 Mississippi State 5A championship and an undefeated 15-0 record.

Along with Rudd, Townsend continued his career in college at the University of Alabama where both became members of the Theta Delta Chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., in 1995. He majored in business management.

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