Found April 27, 2013 on SteelBlitz Steelers Blog:
Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert after drafting Oklahoma quarterback in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft today said that they are comfortable with the four quarterbacks currently on the roster. That means Charlie Batch and Byron Leftwich are not expected to be back in 2013. That also means for the first time in his NFL career Ben Roethlisberger will not have Batch on the sideline. When Roethlisberger was drafted with the 11th overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft he was supposed to sit behind Tommy Maddox for a year and then become the starter. However, an injury to Maddox pushed Roethlisberger into the starting role and Charlie Batch was his back-up with Maddox out injured. That one-two on the quarterback depth chart has been a mainstay over the past nine years, but it looks like it will end heading into the 2013 season. Charlie Batch is unlikely to take another job in the NFL and that means that it may be time for the fifteen year veteran quarterback to hang em up. The Stee...
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