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According to Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network, Charlie Batch will get the start at quarterback this coming Sunday for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Person w/ direct knowledge of Steelers plans says Charlie Batch will start Sun. And I SWEAR I saw Todd Haley smiling today. — Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) November 19, 2012 With Ben Roethlisberger out for a the next few weeks and Byron Leftwich now injured with two broken ribs, the Steelers are forced to turn to Batch who’s been a reliable back up for them in the past.   var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 100000552510...
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