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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 Batch at the helm.
Injuries have plagued Pittsburgh all season and this week is particularly difficult. In fact, as of Wednesday morning neither Las Vegas or offshore outlets were offering NFL odds on this game because of the injury situation.
The Steelers must be in a reflective mood this week following their loss to the Ravens, which left them two games back in the AFC North, and hearing news Roethlisberger could be out for the season. Pittsburgh faces another immediate need this week as wide receivers Antonio Brown and Jerricho Cotchery are both doubtful to play against the Browns. As a result, Pi...
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Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Tuesday for his weekly press conference and updated the injuries heading into the week as the team prepares to play the Cleveland Browns this coming Sunday in Cleveland.
Tomlin said that wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (rib) will be out this week with multiple rib fractures that he sustained late in the game against...
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...
Ben Roethlisberger will be a father the next time he steps onto the field for the Pittsburgh Steelers. His wife Ashley gave birth to their first child, Benjamin Jr., last night.
There was a lot of analysis surrounding the arrival of Ben’s first child with his due date set to come some time during the regular season. Luckily for the Steelers the birth was during the week and did...
The Steelers quarterback announced on his website Thursday morning that his wife gave birth to the couple's son, Benjamin Jr., Wednesday evening.
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’...
With both Byron Leftwich and Ben Roethlisberger injured, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be working out both Mike Kafka and Brian Hoyer this morning., according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.
From what I can gather, sounds like Mike Kafka and Brian Hoyer the only 2 QBs being worked out by the Steelers Tues. They intend to sign one
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) November...
Anyone who has paid attention to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens rivalry over the past five years knows what to expect when these two teams get it on. The games are always close, physical and dramatic. Sunday night’s contest was no different, as Baltimore prevailed with a 13-10 road win.
It didn’t matter that the Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger didn’t play because...
With Ben Roethlisberger — and now Byron Leftwich — sidelined with rib and shoulder injuries, the Pittsburgh Steelers are on the hunt for more depth behind new starting quarterback Charlie Batch. To that end, NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reported that the Steelers will host former Philadelphia Eagles backup Mike Kafka for workouts today, according to sources who…
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 Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Pittsburgh Steelers will have their third quarterback in as many weeks in Week 12. Charlie Batch
The Steelers will start Pittsburgh native Charlie Batch against the Cleveland Browns. He last started a game in Week 16 of last season against the St. Louis Rams.
In that game, the Steelers won 27-0...
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...
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...
There was so much to talk about in the Ravens vs Steelers matchup at Heinz Field this past weekend that we decided to break it up into a two part show so we covered as much as possible.
Matt and Marc are joined by long time friend of the show, Dominic from TribLive Radio and PittsburghSportingNews.com . Dom always has great insight both from the media perspective as well as the fan...