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Eli Manning didn't get dirty and Ben Roethlisberger never went down against the Eagles the past two weeks.
Playing quarterback seems like a safe job for Philadelphia's opponents.
Those ferocious pass rushers aren't producing sacks the way they're used to, but the Eagles (3-2) are getting results on the scoreboard anyway.
''The bottom line for our defense is that it's not about stats, sacks, or trying to give up less than 17 points or any of those things,'' defensive coordinator Juan Castillo said Thursday. ''The bottom line for us is to get the win no matter what.''
The Eagles have just seven sacks in five games, fewer than all but three teams. That's a drastic drop for a defense that tied for first in the NFL with 50 sacks last year.
Manning wasn't even hit in Philadelphia's 19-17 victory over the New York Giants on Sept. 30. Roethlisberger had plenty of time to throw, especially on the final drive, and wasn't...
BEST OF MAXIM
Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers have had a rough start to the season. They lost to Peyton Manning and, what turns out to be, a weak Broncos team. They also lost to the Raiders, come on, it's the Raiders. They beat, a terrible Jets team and squeezed out a win against the Eagles last week. The early bye doesn't do anything for an aging defense that could have used a...
The NFC title game was the low point for the New York Giants' offensive line last season.
While Tom Coughlin's team won the contest and went on to win the Super Bowl, most of the linemen recall it was the game they let quarterback Eli Manning down, literally.
Manning was sacked six times and hit six other times in the 20-17 overtime victory. Walking off the field, the leader...
Elias Sports Bureau has made an official scoring change on Wednesday and has now credited Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as throwing a 13 yard touchdown pass to running back Rashard Mendenhall in the game against the Philadelphia Eagles after it was originally scored a lateral.The official stat change now means Roethlisberger has 9 touchdown passes on the season...
There will be no official passing of the torch in Pittsburgh. It’s a shame really as current Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is only 300 yards away from breaking Terry Bradshaw’s record for most passing yards in team history which currently stands at 27,989. To say that in the past Bradshaw and Roethlisberger have entertained a frosty relationship is an understatement...
The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to 2-3 on the season thanks to their 26-23 loss Thursday night in Nashville to the Tennessee Titans. Below is my list of winners and losers for the Steelers in the game, and truthfully the list of losers should be much, much longer.
Ben Roethlisberger - Roethlisberger was not perfect against the Titans but his 24-of-40 passing performance for...
Ben Roethlisberger broke Terry Bradshaw's franchise record for career passing yardage, but Roethlisberger came up a couple of yards short in the Steelers' 26-23 loss to the Tennessee Titans.
By Jeremy Hritz
The 2012 football season is buzzing by, and the Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves at 2-2 after the first quarter. With twelve games left to go before the six teams from the AFC are cemented for the NFL playoffs, the Steelers still have much work to do if they want to claim the one of those spots.
The bright spots thus far have been few, but if anything has been...
The Steelers fell to 2-3 despite Ben Roethlisberger becoming the team's all-time leading passer Thursday night in Tennessee. Rob Bironas's 40-yard field goal as time expired was the difference.
Season 3, Episode 27 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start the show off by talking about the stat change that was made on Wednesday that resulted in Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger now being credited for a touchdown pass to running back Rashard Mendenhall in the game against the Philadelphia Eagles. I broke this play down a few days ago...
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New York Giants @ San Francisco 49ersIn what should be the game of the week the New York Giants travel to San Francisco to take on the 49ers. Two of the top teams in the NFC the Giants and the Niners played in the NFC championship game last year.New York Giants (3-2): Eli Manning has looked great after a stellar 2011 postseason as has picked up right where he left off. Eli has become...
Pittsburgh Steelers (2-2) at Tennessee Titans (1-4)Thursday, 8:00 ET, NFL Network, Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan Last Meeting: The Steelers jumped out to a 21-3 lead and rocked the Titans, 38-17, on Oct. 9, 2011. Pittsburgh rode five Ben Roethlisberger touchdown passes, and improved to 3-2. Streaking: Roethlisberger leads the NFL with a passer rating of 132.6 in the...
The Pittsburgh Steelers may have picked the right place to start winning on the road when they visit the punchless Tennessee Titans on Thursday night.
The Steelers (2-2) have two home wins and two road losses, and with running back Rashard Mendenhall back in the lineup to complement Ben Roethlisberger, they hope to pound away at a defense that has allowed more points than any other...