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Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media for his post game press conference following the 13-10 loss Sunday night to the Baltimore Ravens.
Tomlin called it a nip and tuck game and that his team did not make the significant play in the game, especially in the waning moments in any of the three phases to be a difference.
Tomlin discussed the injuries suffered by the team and you can read about those here.
Tomlin called the performance of quarterback Byron Leftwich a gritty one, but later said he never considered replacing him with Charlie Batch later in the game despite it Read more [...]
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It will be a busy visitor day for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday as free agent wide receiver Derrick Williams is also making a free agent visit, according to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Williams was with the team through training camp and the preseason, but released prior to the start of the season.
We passed along the word on Monday that wide receiver Plaxico...
Free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress, who has been trying all season to find a team that would sign him, may be signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Burress, 35, is expected to travel to Pittsburgh to take a physical, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday, and Schefter figures the Steelers probably would not be bringing Burress in for a physical if they did not intend to...
The Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t skip a beat with Byron Leftwich replacing injured Ben Roethlisberger at quarterback Sunday night.
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...
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
QB Ben Roethlisberger
CB DeMarcus Van ****
CB Jimmy Smith
DE Pernell McPhee...
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,...
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
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...
In the past some players have disrespected the Steelers’ “terrible towel.” Former Bengals wide receiver T.J. Houshmanzadeh used the towel to clean his cleats and former Titans running back LenDale White stomped on the towel.
After beating the Steelers on Sunday night, Ravens running back Ray Rice had the “terrible towel” on his head to wipe his sweat. Steelers linebacker...
Many professional football careers aren’t as glamorous as often portrayed to football fans. Glorified are the careers of NFL superstars such as Ray Lewis, Troy Polamalu, and even the recently retired Hines Ward. With 24 Pro Bowl appearances, 5 Super Bowl rings, and 3 NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards combined, the glory is worthy. They have all had the fortune of enjoying...
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...
Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3) vs. Baltimore Ravens (7-2)
Kickoff: 8:20 p.m., ET
Site: Heinz Field (65,500) • Pittsburgh, Pa.
Playing Surface: Natural Grass
TV Coverage: NBC (WPXI-TV, locally channel 11)
Announcers: Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (analyst), Michele Tafoya (sideline)
Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970)
The Pittsburgh Steelers will officially announce later today that have signed wide receiver Plaxico Burress and quarterback Brian Hoyer to the 53 man roster and they will need to make corresponding roster moves to accommodate both of them.
Head coach Mike Tomlin said during his Tuesday press conference that he didn't believe that the rib injuries suffered by quarterback Byron...