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>> al: volkswagen postgame report following the game, with the stars of the game. quite a few to choose from. amigos no se pierdan el analisis bob, tony and mike breaking it down and we'll take a preview look at next sunday night's game between the patriots and the texans. colts love playing in their division, the afc south. you go back to week 17 of 2012, 16-0. you get them out of the division and they're 13-15. going on 13-16 after tonight's game. huge difference. the good news for the colts is that three of their remaining four games will be in the division. at jacksonville, houston at home and wrap up the season with tennessee at home. one road game at miami in week 16. >> cris: it's hard to envision a scenario where that game against
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houston doesn't basically decide it, right? >> al: the way it looks right now, because at the moment -- >> cris: hat trick. >> al: harrison, wow. 13th year in the league. the two sacks coming into the game. trio tonight. >> cris: joe reitz flipping over from the right tackle to left tackle and really no match. to be expected really. if you've got to drop back and throw it every down against the pittsburgh steelers, they are going to get you, and that guy in particular. >> al: second and goal. whitehurst taken to the ground by shazier. third and goal. so we talked about the colts and what they have and then the steelers at cincinnati next week. denver comes here. and then the two road games to
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end it to go to baltimore and to go to cleveland. >> cris: boy, that first cincinnati game was just a slugfest. it was really a classic. and now pittsburgh who's had so much success over the years in cincinnati, including in the playoffs, comes back for the rematch. >> al: and one more sack. this time it's arthur moats. so harrison has three sacks tonight. that's five sacks for the pittsburgh steelers. >> cris: well, let's take a look at the coverage. antwon blake under a little heat last week, has been -- a lot of passes thrown at him this year. shazier on coverage with fleener on the outside. there's brandon boykin, who's done a good job coming in and taking some snaps off these guys. >> al: and our fourth and goal.
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that will all but wrap it up as they turn it over on downs and pittsburgh can run the clock out. >> cris: exactly what the steelers needed, a big-time performance in a game they had to have and they got it done. >> al: big nights for a lot of guys. ben for 364 and four touchdowns. deangelo williams, a 5.2 average. came in averaging 4.9. great game and a great year for him. and antonio brown, just another one of those nights and days he does it so often. >> cris: pick out a few guys on the defense too. james harrison, of course, with a big night tonight as well. jarvis jones, that early interception will set the tone. brandon boykin was one. >> al: landry jones will finish it out with a kneeldown, and that will take us all the way to
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the end. >> thank you, man. all the best to you, you know it. >> al: so 7-5 are the pittsburgh steelers and the indianapolis colts are at .500 now. their three-game streak is over. and i'm just waiting for the clock to go to zero and it's all official. the final score will be 45-10. steelers win it. coming up next, the volkswagen postgame report after these messages from your local station.
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on select vehicles. see your local ford dealer. welcome to the volkswagen passat postgame report. here now, bob costas. >> well, at one point in the second quarter, the colts led this game 10-6. safe to say that did not hold up. 39 unanswered points later, pittsburgh wins it 45-10. they have won three of their last four and even counting the loss against seattle, they have averaged 35 points in those four games. three game balls will be given out. naturally ben roethlisberger will get one of them. 24 for 39, four touchdowns, did not throw an interception. deangelo williams didn't find the end zone, but he carried 26 times for 134 yards. and what an epic night for antonio brown, one of the most exciting players in the league. he caught eight passes, two of
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them for touchdowns, then tacked on a 71-yard punt return for a score late in the game and attempted a nearly impossible and inadvisable celebration move, but somehow survived it and all three of them, roethlisberger, williams and brown are with michele. >> michele: well, ben, it seems the theme all week has been everything you guys want is right there in front of you for the taking. what was the mindset tonight? >> have fun. that's what we said in the locker room. we wanted to get done with this game and we wanted the world to see that the pittsburgh steelers have fun when they play ball. >> michele: you had fun obviously because you have a number of targets, a number of weapons. how has that developed when you've been in and out all season? >> credit to them. they put a lot of hard work in. we work harding . you know, whether we're in on offense when the defense is in, we're talking on the sideline. i give them a lot of credit because they work their butts off. >> michele: antonio brown had three touchdowns tonight but everyone will be talking about the punt return for the touchdown and the goal post afterwards.
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we saw you react. what were you thinking when he did that? >> a.b. is silly. i didn't want him to get hurt. he said he was trying to stick it and he didn't do a very good job. i just didn't want him to get hurt. >> michele: we've got to ask you about that. the punt return for the touchdown and you ran straight into the goal post. what were you doing? >> i was full of excitement, trying to stick it at the goal post but it didn't work out. >> michele: what do you mean, you wanted to stick right to it? >> stick right to it. >> michele: did it bother you that you got the penalty? >> no, i've got to be smarter. it's a part of the game, you've got to have fun with it and be in the moment. >> michele: you've had a lot of help with guys like markus wheaton and martavis bryant. how much did that free them up? >> that frees me up all the time. i tell them all the time we're all the best as a unit. the more they get better, i get better, the more we'll win more games. >> michele: congratulations on the win. >> thank you. >> michele: let's go to deangelo williams. people keep talking about your
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age. they say you're 32. are you really 32? because you look like you're 22 out there. >> well, i've got to give credit to the team that i played with before because we had a dual backfield set and i don't have many carries on me. i think it preserved me and allowed me to do the things that i'm doing right now. >> michele: you told me earlier in the week all you guys need to do is get hot at the right time. you came here because you wanted to go to the super bowl with this team. how do you build on this one? >> it's a great win. we started out a little slow at the beginning with the turnovers and things but then we got it going with ben in the passing game and the running game started going along and everything started clicking. this is a great film to build from and we've got to get ready for cincinnati next week. >> michele: congratulations. >> i got a game ball! >> yes, you did. thank you, michele and thanks for the happy trio of steelers. here's a look now at the afc playoff picture. the colts remain the number four
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seed despite tonight's defeat, since houston also lost today. the steelers are tied with the chiefs and jets at 7-5 but currently they would be on the outside looking in ahead of their trip to cincinnati next week. most notably, the patriots have dropped from the top spot to third after their loss to the eagles, but it should be noted that denver hosts cincinnati in week 16. so if the patriots can win out from here, they would still be assured of a bye, since the bengals and the broncos have to lose at least once more. let's bring in tony dungy. tony, what do you make of new england's situation right now? >> well, new england is not the same team they were week one when we saw them up in foxborough opening night, bob. and it's simply because of injuries. and the most notable is rob gronkowski. they need him back to get back in sync on offense. we had kind of conceded maybe two weeks ago that they would be the number one seed, but that's not the case anymore. now, this pittsburgh team that
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we saw tonight, they're going to have a lot to say about that number one seed too, because they play cincinnati next week and denver the following week. pittsburgh is as hot as anyone. so new england needs to get healthy, but it's going to be a great race down to the wire for that seeding in the afc. >> okay, tony, don't go anywhere because over in the nfc, the unbeaten panthers can clinch a bye with a win next week. green bay has the edge over minnesota in the north and, yes, washington at 5-6 sits atop the east heading into their game against dallas tomorrow night. tony, it's the seahawks in that number six spot that we're really keeping our eyes on, right? >> you absolutely have to. they have been to the last two super bowls in the nfc and they're playing good football this last couple of weeks. i was a little critical of their defense last week but they came through this week and shut down teddy bridgewater. if some way, bob, they could now with the tie-breaker against minnesota, if they could get into that five spot, they would
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play the winner of the nfc east and you'd have to think the seahawks would be favored in that first round game and might be ready to get on a roll in the playoffs. >> yeah, they could be positioning themselves for another late run, which has kind of been one of the hall marks of the seahawks in recent years. we'll turn now to mike florio of pro football talk. mike, already two head coaching spots to be filled this off-season in miami and tennessee. how many more guys are coaching for their jobs over the final portion of this season? >> well, bob, i see up to eight different teams where there could be a coaching change after the season. let's focus on two in particular. in new york with the giants, the fourth time this year a fourth quarter lead blown by coach tom coughlin with some questionable decisions by coughlin down the stretch. and this one came against the team that they share a stadium with, a jets team that had not beaten the giants in the regular season since 1993. earlier this week co-owner steve tisch put coughlin on notice if this team doesn't make it to the playoffs, there could be a change in new york.
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in cleveland, the browns are 2-10. coach mike pettine was asked if he's received an assurance he'll even finish the season. he said that he hasn't had that conversation with owner jimmy haslam and that could mean that a very different kind of conversation is coming soon for mike pettine in cleveland. >> all right, mike, thanks. yeah, speaking of the giants, they're 5-7. they could with a little luck and change a thing here or two benign-3. meanwhile, steelers 45, colts 10. meanwhile al and cris will wrap things up after this. ok, we're here. here's dad. mom. the twins. aunt alice... you didn't tell me aunt alice was coming. of course. don't forget grandpa. can the test drive be over now? maybe just head back to the dealership? don't you want to meet my family? yep, totally. it's practically yours, but we still need your signature. the volkswagen sign then drive event. zero due at signing, zero down, zero deposit,
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intercepted and up the near sideline. malcolm jenkins is going 99 yards for a touchdown! >> al: stunner in foxborough. last week we're doing the game in denver, it's a 14-point new england lead, they're 10-0, clearly the road to the super bowl is going to go through foxborough. here we are eight days later and the road to the super bowl in the afc is going through anywhere, we don't know. we have houston against new england next week. big game for both teams. >> cris: and we know what's happened to new england's offensive line, a lot of injuries up there. and probably the most watchable player that plays on the defensive side in this league, j.j. watt, is going to be coming hard after tom brady. he is literally tried to carry that football team on the defensive side. great matchup. can't wait to be there. >> al: december, always fun. >> cris: absolutely. >> al: on to texas, partner. we'll see you next sunday night. it's new england against houston on sunday night football. tonight 39 unanswered points for the pittsburgh steelers who win
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the game by a score of 45-10 over the indianapolis colts. until next week, al michaels, cris collinsworth, michele tafo tafoya, saying good night from pittsburgh. nbc sports thanks you for watching this special presentation of the national football league.
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i know that after so much war many americans are asking whether we are confronted by a cancer that has no immediate cure. in a rare primetime address to the american people, president obama acknowledged the uncertainties many are feeling right now after a long and depressing series of terror attacks. good evening. from the terror attacks to the san bernardino shootings, americans are nervous about attacks targeting concert halls and even christmas parties. president obama described tonight how he plans to protect americans here at home and fight isis overseas. >> good evening. >> in a rare oval office address, president obama declared last week's shooting rampage in san bernardino an act of terrorism part of a glairt fight thglairt -- greater fight that began on 9/11. >> i know after so much war
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americans are asking if we are confronted by a cancer that has no immediate cure. the threat from terrorism is real but we will overcome it. >> he offered no new policies but defended his strategy to fight isis as part of an international coalition. >> we should not be drawn once more into a long and costly ground war in iraq or syria. >> he called on congress to authorize military force against isis and tighten gun laws while ca cautioning american people against an anti-islam gun lash. >> isis does not speak for islam. >> reporter: ultimately americans must stand together. >> make sure we never forget what makes us exceptional. never forget freedom is more powerful than fiscal year. >> reporter: still, a fear last week became a terrible reality. the president also acknowledged
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the terror threat entered a new phase no longer as complex but potentially every bit as deadly. brian moore nbc news washington. >> our team coverage continues now with how people in our area received the president's speech. news4 darcy spencer is at the live desk with reaction from people on capitol hill. darcy. >> the president's speech happened during primetime on a night many were already planning to be in front of their tvs watching football. we went to capitol hill tonight to talk to people about the speech and whether they feel the president is doing enough to protect the country against the threat of isis. one man told me the president needs to lay out more specifically how he's going to defeat isis. i spoke to one military veteran who praised the president's remarks about muslim-americans. he serve in the army on the afghanistan-pakistan border. >> time after time we didn't know what was going on.
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the only reason i am alive today because muslims tip us off when we were going to be ambushed, let us know when we would be attacked to al qaeda and i owe my life to muslims. i'm so glad we have a leader like the president who believes in that, who's willing to be brave enough to say it. >> reporter: do you feel like he's doing enough to defeat isis, the threat? >> no. obviously or what happened in southern california would not have happened. if more had been done. obviously, no. >> reporter: what more needs to be done? >> i'm not an expert on this. but he should be so he should know what should be done. >> after the speech, the white house released fact sheet outlining a number of steps the u.s. and its allies have taken to degrade and destroy isis in syria and iraq since the paris attacks. they include air strikes and raised against isis targets. megan, back to you. >> darcy, thank you.
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a new poll shows how divided the country is over our greatest threat. the msnbc telemundo poll says 36% of people are most worried about a terrorist attack. 31% say they're most concerned about growing gun violence and 17% are concerned about police brutality. people tend to be divided on party lines. 60% of republicans are most concerned about terrorism. versus just 22% of democrats. while 40% of democrats are most concerned about gun violence versus just 20% of republicans. much more on the president's terrorism speech in a moment. first, storm 4's meteorologist says sunday's fog monday morning could affect your commute. more on what to expect. >> the national weather service issued a dense fog advisory for much of the area including fairfax and prince william and
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fauquier county. it will run until 9:00 a.m. monday morning and then fog fogginess burns out. you want to allow extra time for your commute and you might have to scrape off the windshield as well. notice washington, manassas and frederick, some of the harder hit areas where visibility could be under a quarter of a mile. if you're not under that dense fog advisory you could still see fog in that commute. as the sun comes up, notice more clouds as well. mix of clouds and sunshine. by 10:00 a.m., we're at 44 degrees and i'll have your hour by hour forecast coming up in about 10 minutes. >> thanks. democratic connect senator, chris murphy came to our newsroom to talk about the president's speech today. he said congress needs to make guns illegal for people on the terror watch list. >> if republicans have changes they want to make, let mem make it. let's go home for christmas so
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we can all say to our constituents, our voters that terrorists are not allowed to buy guns in this country. right now, they are th. let's change that next week. >> he has listened to many people fearful of the next attack. he said it will take a long term strategy to root out isis. house speaker paul ryan is responding to president obama's spee speech. he announced lawmakers will take steps in this fight against terrorism. his statement said in part "this week the house will vote on a bipartisan bill to update our visa waiver program to reduce the risk of an extremist entering the country from abroad end quotes. ryan went on to say only the commander in chief can provide a comprehensive plan to eliminate the extremist threats. a university liberty university president caused a firestorm with comments he made about musl
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muslims. jerry falwell junior always called for students to arm themselves. we'll have comment s about the speech in about seven minutes. people in london are saying they're treating saturday night's knife attack as a terrorist incident but still no confirmation this is in fact terrorism. the incident was captured on video and posted on social media as you see there. two people were hurt during the violent attack but investigators say they're expected to survive. this is for syria before being tased and arrested by police, the suspect said. and joining the u.s. air campaign against isis in syria. on georgia avenue sunday after someone found a grenade in their home and brought it to the station. police say the grenade was inert and there was never any danger. officers closed roads and evacuated several businesses
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including a wal-mart as precautionary measure. police say if you find an explosive in your home, call them, do not bring to it a police station. in prince george's county police are looking for this man, his name is christopher crawford and investigators say he killed his friend in forget washington saturday night. when they arrived on scene they found tony proctor's body. detectives believe he and crawford got into an argument before the shooting happened. police say crawford lived in laurel. a virginia police officer is recovering after he was hit by a car saturday night in loudoun county. the middleburg officer was directing traffic on route 50 near mercer's feel. 53-year-old sara marsh was drunk when she hit the officer and charged with dui. a helicopter took the officer to a hospital and he was treated and released. neighbors say a vacant home that
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caught fire in the northwest sunday morning has been a problem for a while. it started on the ground floor at the home on 14th. investigators are still trying to figure out how it started but sources say squatters may have been using the home to keep warm. residents say they called the city to voice their concerns. >> i called the city, i called the police department, i called 311, i called multiple departments. nobody would even acknowledge my calling. we saw people -- people were coming and using the back areas to do drugs in. >> nobody was injured in the fire. former president jimmy carter has some good news concerning his health. carter say as recent brain scan showed no signs of cancer. that news comes more than three months after he began treatment for melanoma tumors. back in august you may remember president carter announced melanoma spread to his brain,
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doctors removed part of his liver and then found the brain tumor. here is how he broke the good news to his congregation in his home church in plains, georgia. >> i went this week, they didn't find any cancer at all. so i have good news. [ applause ] >> a lot of people prayed for me and i appreciate that. >> president carter will continue to receive regular d e doses of a new autoimmune drug to hem his body seek out any cancer cells that may appear in his body. go to our nbc washington app or hear mr. carter talking more about his health condition. all you have to do is search the word "carter." many questions remain about who the woman was that carried out the attacks in san bernardino. we're digging deeper to find out how and why she became radicalized with isis. i go one-on-one with the liberty university president about his controversial comments about
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