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Steelers starting linebacker from 2002-11 says he received a few phone calls about playing after his release from the Steelers this offseason, but declined all of them.
ESPN Radio's Ken Laird spoke with former Steelers linebacker James Farrior, who's in attendance at Heinz Field as part of the Steelers' 80th anniversary season celebration tonight, and got a few interesting responses from him in regards to his future.
When asked if he was retired, Farrior responded, "I'm done, man. I got a few phone calls, but I really felt like once I left the Steelers there wasn't anyone else I wanted to play for. Fifteen years is a long time to play in the NFL. I figured I better get out while I still had my brain inside my head."
Farrior, who told Laird he watches every Steelers game from his home in Texas, said he had particular interest in watching the play of Larry Foote, the man who replaced him at the buck linebacker position.
"He's playing outstanding, man, I couldn't have even imagined him playing better than he's playing right now. I've always known he was a good player he just needed an opportunity to go out there an shine, and he's done that." Source: SBNation.com Attached Thumbnails
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That’s right. Leftwich can do everything Roethlisberger can do. He showed the same stage presence as Roethlisberger when he clutched his throwing shoulder on every other play.
His shoulder bothered him because for some reason his touchdown dance involved...
Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback Byron Leftwich, filling in for injured starter Ben Roethlisberger, sustained rib and shoulder injuries against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night. CBS Sports reported Monday that the Steelers are worried that Leftwich may be "out for a while," according to a source. The Steelers, who lost to the Ravens 13-10, are expected to...
Below is the inactive list for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 11 game at Heinz Field against the Baltimore Ravens. The 7 inactive players are announced 90 minutes before kickoff.
S Troy Polamalu
T Marcus Gilbert
LB Stevenson Sylvester
LB Adrian Robinson
WR Antonio Brown
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CB DeMarcus Van ****
CB Jimmy Smith
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teelers doctors are reportedly hopeful, though hardly optimistic, that QB Ben Roethlisberger could return in time for Week 13′s matchup against the Ravens, via ESPN.com.
Theres been a lot of estimates in regards to the amount of time Roethlisberger will miss after he suffered a sprained shoulder and a dislocated rib, but it would definitely be surprising if he was indeed...
The Pittsburgh Steelers were already without their starting
quarterback Ben Roethlisberger when they took on the Baltimore Ravens Sunday
night, and now the team has announced it will likely starter third-stringer
Charlie Batch against the Cleveland Browns due to Byron Leftwich’s fractured
Leftwich’s inability to get the ball out quickly coupled
with the Steelers’...
Per a tweet from Adam Schefter of ESPN, Steelers quarterback Byron Leftiwch broke two ribs Sunday night in their loss against the Ravens:
Leftwich went 18/39 for 201 yards and an interception in his first start in three years. He was in obvious pain after taking a hard shot from Baltimore safety James Ihedigbo. The Steelers ended up losing a close game to their division rival,...
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the Baltimore Ravens 13-10 Sunday night at Heinz Field to fall to 6-4 on the season. It was a game that they certainly had a chance to win and below are the players, or group of players, that I thought had winning and losing performances in the game.
Keenan Lewis & Ike Taylor - The Steelers starting cornerbacks combined to record...
Steelers will work out free agent QB Brian Hoyer on Tuesday.Hoyer will work out on the same day as free agent WR Plaxico Burress. This is the quarterback’s third known workout of the season. The Packers and Giants also had Hoyer in for visits. With Byron Leftwich (ribs) in doubt for Week 12 and Charlie Batch likely starting, the Steelers could be in the market for a back-up. ESPN’s...
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports a source with knowledge of the situation has informed hit that Steelers WR Antonio Brown could be ready to return in time for their Week 13 matchup against the Ravens.
Brown has been dealing with a sprained ankle that he suffered back in week 9 against the Giants. Typically, players require a recovery time of 4-6 weeks for this type of...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are running out of quarterbacks with healthy ribs. A person familiar with the injury told The Associated Press quarterback Byron Leftwich injured his ribs in the first quarter of Sunday night's 13-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens and will not start next week in Cleveland. The Pittsburgh Steelers are running out of quarterbacks with
Byron Leftwich hasn't won a game as an NFL starting quarterback in 2,234 days.
After getting pounded relentlessly in the second half of a 13-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will have to wait at least seven more.
With starter Ben Roethlisberger not available because of shoulder and rib injuries, Pittsburgh's offense under...
The game of football and especially at the professional level is about match-ups and being able to take advantage of them. Both the Steelers and Ravens have been scheming all week on how to take advantage of each other’s weaknesses.
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By Christopher DiMarino
The Pittsburgh Steelers suffered a serious blow when quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left the Monday night game. Ben is both the leader and MVP of this team and he is simply irreplaceable. The timing is unfortunate because a murky start to the season was beginning to fade in the rearview mirror and because there are 2 tough matchups against...
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