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The odd scheduling of this year’s much anticipated Ravens-Steelers showdowns finally begins in Week 11 this Sunday night in Pittsburgh.Game two of the punishing series will then take place in just two weeks on Sunday December 2nd when the Steelers travel to Baltimore. The Ravens come in at 7-2 and are flying high after hanging a smooth 55 on the hapless Raiders last week in Baltimore, in a game that Oakland politely declined to attend. The Steelers are 6-3 after hanging on for a win at home on Monday night over a physical Chiefs defense in overtime, 16-13. In that game, played in the cold rain, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sustained a sprained shoulder and more serious dislocated rib injury, which have ruled him out from this week’s important game against the Ravens. With first place in the bruising AFC North division potentially up for grabs in the next three weeks, here are several keys to this week’s game.The Right Wich?With Roethlisberger not playing, Pittsburgh turn...
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Originally, the Pittsburgh Steelers were concerned about Ben Roethlisberger's shoulder injury and whether he would be able to play on Sunday. He has since ben ruled out for Sunday, and he has been diagnosed with a shoulder sprain. However, X-Rays revealed a much more serious injury.
The Steelers have a big game coming up against the Baltimore Ravens. In fact, they play...
The surging Pittsburgh Steelers are about to embark on a key stretch of its schedule in which it will face the division-leading Baltimore Ravens twice over the next three weeks, beginning Sunday night in Pittsburgh. Unfortunately for the Steelers, they are likely to be without the services of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for at least this week and maybe beyond because...
The headline is a bit of sensationalism, I’ll admit, but I’m not the one who said it. This morning on the NFL Network’s NFL AM broadcast the reference to the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback started by exclaiming that “Ben Roethlisberger quickly went from hoping he could play Sunday against the Ravens to hoping he wouldn’t die in his sleep.” …
The Pittsburgh Steelers have already ruled starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger out for their Week 11 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens. After suffering a shoulder strain in a win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football, as well as bruised ribs, Roethlisberger was doubtful to play this week. Pittsburgh has now made it official.
This will be tough for the Steelers...
Baltimore Ravens (7-2) at Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3)
Ben Roethlisberger is out for this one. How can the Steelers possibly beat the 7-2 Ravens? That’s the question that everyone seems to be asking this week and apparently no one can come up with an answer as the public is pounding Baltimore as road favorites here. However, as is often the case with the public on heavy leans, I think...
#Steelers Ben Roethlisberger has a rare rib injury that could kill him by pressing against his aorta. Too big risk. Has to wait until heals— Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) November 14, 2012It's not often that you hear something like that.It's a shame first of all for Roethlisberger, who hopefully has a safe recovery.It also changes the landscape of the AFC a little bit, with...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is not only dealing with a sprained shoulder, but also a dangerous and rare rib injury that he suffered on Monday night against the Chiefs.
While focus is on Ben Roethlisberger’s shoulder, greater concern is his injured rib. Roethlisberger’s rib injury is rare and dangerous.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says that a dislocated rib is the bigger concern for him over his separated shoulder.
According to the Associated Press, doctors have told the Steelers QB that they are concerned that Roethlisberger's dislocated rib could cut into his aorta.
Roethlisberger is already out this week against Baltimore, but said he doesn'...
Ben Roethlisberger’s newest injury has the media and fans speculating about the 6 & 3 Steelers’ prospects of maintaining the momentum of their four-game winning streak. Reportedly nursing a sternoclavicular (SC) joint separation, and, according to today’s TV updates, a rib injury, much mystery remains regarding the severity of Big Ben’s condition.
The SC Joint
In the wake of Pittsburgh Steelers fans collective gasp after Ben Roethlisberger left with an unknown shoulder injury in the 3rd quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs, there will be a lot of pressure on both sides of the ball to compensate for No. 7’s absence going into the latter half of the season. Arguably having an MVP-quality season before the injury, Roethlisberger’s...
The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up practice preparations on Friday for their Sunday night game at Heinz Field against the Baltimore Ravens and the final injury report of the week is now out.
As expected, wide receiver Antonio Brown (ankle), tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), safety Troy Polamalu (calf), and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (right shoulder) have all been ruled out for...
Ravens @ Steelers Sunday – 11/18/12 8:20 PM The Baltimore Ravens return to prime-time on Sunday when they travel to Pittsburgh to take on their AFC North rival Steelers on Sunday Night Football. Both teams have been hobbled by injuries but are still continuing their winning ways. Baltimore leads the Steelers in the AFC North standings by just one game. Sunday night’s game...
This morning I posted about how the Pittsburgh Steelers might consider quarterback Dennis Dixon as a practice squad option in light of the shoulder injury to Ben Roethlisberger, as not only would it give them the extra arm needed to run the scout team, but they also might be able to get a little information about the Baltimore Ravens offense in addition.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't taking any chances. Fox Sports insider and NFL Network contributor Jay Glazer reports that Ben Roethlisberger will sit out Sunday night's game against the Baltimore Ravens, Byron Leftwich will start.
The Steelers trail their division rivals by one game, but they have to look to the long-term future of this season, they need Roethlisberger...
According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports,Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will not play this week against the Ravens. Byron Leftwich will get the start.
Ben Roethlisberger is out this week and Byron Leftwich will get the start. Steelers are not taking any chances w Ben, deciding to sit him
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) November 14, 2012
As tough as Ben is, this is...