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By Jeremy Hritz
The past two Steelers seasons have been eerily similar, with both teams on the precipice of playing outstanding football, yet being a few breaks short of asserting themselves as elite squads.
Injuries last year to Maurkice Pouncey, Ben Roethlisberger, LaMarr Woodley, James Harrison, and Rashard Mendenhall, not to mention Willie Colon, made last year’s 12-4 record seem admirable. Yet as the overtime period in Denver concluded with poor tackling and a miracle touchdown, the injuries ultimately proved to be too much.
Again this year, and probably even more so, injuries to Read more [...]
BEST OF MAXIM
There is a new Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh as of Wednesday night as Ashley Roethlisberger, the wife of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger gave birth to Benjamin Roethlisberger Jr. Wednesday night.
Roethlisberger posted on the forum of his website that both baby and mother are doing fine and that Benjamin Jr. weighed in at 7 lbs., 1 oz. and is 19 1/2 inches long...
After losing the Ravens on Sunday Night, the Steelers LB took to Twitter to go after Rice for wearing the Terrible Towel. Woodley thought it was disrespectful and reminds him of two other players that disrespected the Towel and what happened to them. I guess Rice better tread carefully since the Ravens and Steelers meet again in two weeks.Bad idea rayjust ask lendale white and...
The Steelers quarterback announced on his website Thursday morning that his wife gave birth to the couple's son, Benjamin Jr., Wednesday evening.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is officially out for this Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. Roethlisberger will miss his second straight game because of shoulder/rib injury. With backup Byron Leftwich out with two broken ribs, the Steelers will turn to veteran Charlie Batch to start at quarterback.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his wife
are welcoming their new son.
RAY OF LIGHT
The Ravens running back expressed regret for draping a Terrible Towel over his head following a win over Pittsburgh, saying, "I apologize to those who saw it as disrespectful."
By now you probably already know the tale of Ben Roethlisberger and his dislodged rib.The starting quarterback suffered a rib injury that would leave him sitting the bench indefinitely during the Kansas City game in Week 10.Chances are if you know that story you also know about backup quarterback Byron Leftwich, and wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery and their rib injuries that they...
After an embarrassing loss on Monday Night Football, the Chicago Bears have a record of 7-3 and are in second place behind the Green Bay Packers via a tiebreaker. That should sound familiar to Bears fans as the team was also 7-3 last year.But a year ago this week, Quarterback Jay Cutler broke his thumb on his throwing hand trying to make a tackle against the San Diego Chargers. Without...
By Christopher DiMarino
The Pittsburgh Steelers did the most they could against the Baltimore Ravens. The defense had a great day and can only be credited with 6 points against. The running game didn’t excel but Jonathan Dwyer and Rashard Mendenhall were close to 100 yards combined. The receivers did a decent job and got some separation, but at the end of the day, the Steelers...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen their season turned on its head the past two weeks with a big loss to the Baltimore Ravens and even bigger losses at quarterback. With last week’s starter Byron Leftwich joining Ben Roethlisberger sidelined by injury, the Steelers will look to find a way to get it done against the Cleveland Browns Sunday with third-stringer Charlie...
Last week: 9 (-1)
I have no idea what Mike Tomlin was thinking leaving Byron Leftwich out there when he was clearly hurt. There’s no real difference in talent level between him and Charlie Batch; in fact, I thought Batch should have been the starter in the first place after Ben Roethlisberger was ruled out. He’s a better fit for their quick throw, timing based offense...
Cleveland cornerback Joe Haden is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Pittsburgh, but beat writer Mary Kay Cabot thinks he's going to play.Fantasy Spin:Haden would likely get the toughest assignment, stopping Mike Wallace, but it's made easier by the absence of Ben Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich.