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This Given Sunday:
This Given Sunday is examining the biggest injury questions before each week of the NFL season. Here are the top-five health-related storylines entering Week 13.
The odds still appear to favor Big Ben sitting out at least one more week with that rib injury, but he's a tough dude and this is a huge game against Baltimore. If by chance he's a game-time decision, you won't know his status until after the early games have kicked off Sunday. Thus, it's a risk. But I'm betting he'll be ruled out earlier than that, despite the fact he was able to practice on a limited basis to start the week.
Fantasy owners are craving the return of the PPR star, but Harvin is still only practicing on a limited basis and has been walking with a noticeable limp. It would be huge if he could suit up for the first time since Nov. 4, but have a backup plan in place because Harvin's likely to be a game-time decision for an early kickoff...
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Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held is normal Tuesday press conference today and ran down the injury report for the upcoming week as the team gets ready to play the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
Tomlin started off by saying that they have some guys that could possibly work themselves back this week. Wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (ribs) ran on Monday, according to Tomlin...
Assuming the Pittsburgh Steelers don't turn the ball over 8 times this coming Sunday, they still will have a tough chore in beating the Baltimore Ravens should quarterback Ben Roethlisberger not play. Hell, even if Roethlisberger does play it will be a tough chore, as it always is.
Do the Steelers have a chance to win if Charlie Batch winds up starting? Sure they do, but even...
Ben Roethlisberger will not play Sunday in Baltimore, meaning Charlie Batch will make his second consecutive start at quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Roethlisberger threw briefly early in practice Friday but was in a sweat suit watching by the time practice ended. He will miss a third consecutive game since sustaining a sprained right shoulder and a dislocated rib in a...
Yesterday I mentioned Pittsburgh Steelers’ Head Coach Mike Tomlin was in a no-win situation heading into the contest with the Baltimore Ravens this Sunday. I realized a long time ago that Steelers’ QB Ben Roethlisberger was in a similar situation regarding his health.
Earlier today Roethlisberger spoke to the media before practice and talked about having some pain and discomfort...
While Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was
limited in his return to practice yesterday, wide receiver Antonio Brown and
safety Troy Polamalu were full participants, reports Jeff Zrebiec of the
Antonio Brown and Troy Polamalu full participants for #Steelers. Roethlisberger and Cotchery were limited. LaMarr Woodley did not practice.
— Jeff Zrebiec...
The Steelers have had it rough the last couple of weeks, dropping two straight while the Cincinnati Bengals have closed the gap in the wildcard race. Ben Roethlisberger's status is still up in the air for this weekend's game against the Ravens, but even with another loss, the Steelers aren't in terrible shape in the playoff picture.
The Steelers have a couple of key...
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder, ribs) is unlikely to play Sunday against the Ravens. Coach Mike Tomlin said he will "leave the door open," but a source told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he would be "shocked" if Roethlisberger played.Fantasy Spin:Week 12 starter Charlie Batch (38.7 QB rating) was as bad as Byron Leftwich and if the Steelers are going...
ESPN’s Ed Werder reports that a source has informed him that Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has a “50-50″ chance of playing against the Ravens this weekend.
Roethlisberger has been out with shoulder and rib injuries, but the fact that his potentially life-threatening rib injury has been cleared is at least encouraging.
Pittsburgh struggled mightily with Charlie Batch under...
According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, there’s a 35 percent chance that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will play this Sunday against the Ravens.
Source says Ben Roethlisberger struggled throwing in one practice period involving him yesterday and only 35 percent chance he plays Ravens
— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) November 30, 2012
It continues to look like Roethlisberger...
As the Ravens prepare for Steelers Week Part Two, one of their players won a weekly award for his performance last week.
Running back Ray Rice has been named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week, according to reports. Rice single-handedly helped the Ravens win against the Chargers because of his conversion on 4th-and-29 last Sunday afternoon.
And now for the injury report.
While it remains unclear if Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback
Ben Roethlisberger (rib/shoulder) will be able to suit up this weekend against
the Baltimore Ravens, coach Mike Tomlin sounded positive regarding the chances
of wide receiver Antonio Brown (ankle) and safety Troy Polamalu (calf) playing
Sunday, reports Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.
Tomlin also sounded positive about...
While ESPN and New York media spent Monday trying to figure out what it means now that Fireman Ed is hanging up his Jets cheer duties, we were on the hunt for the NFL’s next great superfan. As on the football field, a man goes down, somebody steps into his place and becomes a hero.
Enter Cleveland Browns superfan, Pumpkinhead.
We first became aware of Pumpkinhead this week via...