Found November 19, 2012 on
Waiting For Next Year:
If the Steelers want to extend their recent dominance over the Browns, they will have to do so with third string QB Charlie Batch-
“NFL.com’s Aditi Kinkhabwala reports that Charlie Batch will start at quarterback Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, according to a source with direct knowledge of the Steelers’ plans. Kinkhabwala confirmed ESPN’s Chris Mortensen’s report that backup quarterback Byron Leftwich sustained fractured ribs. “
The report would add that the Steelers have no plans to add to the roster this week, but that would seem nearly foolish. As has been said around Lake Erie today, Seneca Wallace is available.
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I was talking to some friends yesterday about the wayward state of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Big Ben was hurt with some rib problems, and equally big and immobile Byron Leftwich was inflicted with some cracked ribs of his own, meaning the Steelers, who seem to have to dip deep into the quarterback depth chart annually, will be starting Charlie Batch at quarterback at Cleveland on...
According to Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network, Charlie Batch will get the start at quarterback this coming Sunday for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Person w/ direct knowledge of Steelers plans says Charlie Batch will start Sun. And I SWEAR I saw Todd Haley smiling today.
— Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) November 19, 2012
With Ben Roethlisberger out for a the next few weeks and...
Third-stringer Charlie Batch will get the start at QB Sunday when the Steelers take on the Browns.Fantasy Spin:Batch, who has not made an appearance for the Steelers yet in 2012, completed 15-of-24 passes for 208 yards and an interception in limited playing time last season. There have been rumblings that Ben Roethlisberger could be back as soon as Week 13, so there's a good...
Without their starter and backup because of injury, the Steelers are expected to start third-string quarterback Charlie Batch, who has yet to throw a pass in the 2012 season.
Charlie Batch is back on the field for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Plaxico Burress might be next.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday the 37-year-old Batch will start at quarterback on Sunday in Cleveland and the team is considering bringing Burress back to provide depth at wide receiver.
Batch is 5-2 while subbing for Roethlisberger through the years. Roethlisberger and Byron...
There is no argument when it comes to head coaches in the NFL, Mike Tomlin is at the top of the class, but his decision making this Sunday may have cost the Pittsburgh Steelers an important win.
During the fourth quarter against the Baltimore Ravens it was apparent Byron Leftwich was in pain.
There were times where Leftwich would adjust his pads and pull at them trying to separate...
With Ben Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich both injured, Charlie Batch will be the Pittsburgh Steelers' starting quarterback on Sunday against Cleveland, NFL.com reported Monday, based on sources. Roethlisberger is out with shoulder and rib problems, and Leftwich sustained two broken ribs on Sunday, according to multiple media outlets. Batch, 37, has been with the Steelers...
Byron Leftwich didn't even last one week with the Pittsburgh Steelers, as it's being reported that the third string quarterback, Charlie Batch, will start in place of Byron Leftwich.According to a report, Leftwich received two broken ribs, Sunday night, during the Sunday night match-up against the Baltimore Ravens, which they lost 13-10.The Steelers have gone ahead and...