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You thought the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense and coaches had bad midseason grades?
Wait ’til you see these.
If the first half of the 2013 season was a term paper, the one written by the Steelers’ defense would be laced with red ink.
The Steelers have yielded 131.2 rushing yards per game, 31st in the league. Looking at it another way, opponents have attempted 248 runs on the Steelers defense, tied for sixth in the league. That high yardage total is partly because teams are running a lot on the Steelers. The Steelers are 17th with 4.2 yards allowed per carry, which still isn’t up to snuff even if Pro Football Focus (subscription required) gives nose tackle Steve McLendon a positive grade for his run defense. Casey Hampton has left a big void.
Cameron Heyward is becoming a disruptive force, beating out Ziggy Hood as the starter at left defensive end. He has a sack, two batted passes and is tied for eighth among NFL defensive ends with 15 quarterback hurries.
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According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Ben Roethlisberger is expected to request that the Steelers trade him this offseason. He’s not happy with the current situation in Pittsburgh. I said on #NFLGameDay: Ben Roethlisberger isn’t happy with the current #Steelers situation. And it’s not just Todd Haley among the coaches. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 10, 2013...
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown played a big role in the 23-10 win Sunday over the Buffalo Bills as he caught another six passes for 104 yards to go along with two punt returns for 74 yards.
Sunday marked Brown's fifth career 100-yard receiving game and his second this season.
Brown now has 67 catches for 805 yards on the season and he remains on track to break...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is unhappy with the team and could potentially seek a trade this offseason, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Roethlisberger is reportedly unhappy with the current situation and it’s not just because of offensive coordinator Todd Haley. The Steelers went 7-9 in 2012 and missed the postseason, losing five of their last seven...
Ben Roethlisberger will be on the trading block this upcoming offseason—just like he was last year—according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Rapoport cautions that the offer must blow the Pittsburgh Steelers front office away. Apparently no such overture materialized last year.Although Roethlisberger is denying it, the report also mentioned the franchise quarterback is upset...
Following the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-10 win Sunday over the Buffalo Bills, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was asked about the report earlier in the day by Ian Rapoport of NFL.com in which he stated the quarterback was going to ask to be traded after the season.
"When it comes to wanting to go somewhere else or anything like that, that's completely unacceptable," said...
The agent for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says a report the two-time Super Bowl winner may seek a trade in the offseason is not true.
NFL.com reported early Sunday the Steelers expected Roethlisberger to ask the team to explore trade options in the offseason. Roethlisberger's agent, Ryan Tollner, calls the speculation ''completely wrong''...
Below are a few animated gifs from the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-10 win Sunday over the Buffalo Bills.
On the touchdown run scored by running back Le'Veon Bell, Mike Adams scored a pancake as he planted Bills linebacker Nigel Bradham flat on his back. Adams is doing his best to earn more playing time after being benched earlier in the season.
A patient Lawrence Timmons is rewarded...
Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II issued a statement on Sunday in response to a report saying the team expects quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to ask for a trade. “Contrary to erroneous reports, the Pittsburgh Steelers have not explored trading quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and have no plans to do so,” Rooney said in a statement. NFL […]
Below are the inactive players for the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013, week 10 Sunday game against the Buffalo Bills. The inactive list is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff.
QB Landry Jones
WR Derek Moye
NT Hebron Fangupo
CB DeMarcus Van ****
TE Richard Gordon
LB Chris Carter
LN Kion Wilson
Steelers Bills Week 10 Inactives is a post from: Steelers Depot
Ben Roethlisberger denied a report that he would seek a trade in the offseason calling the report “totally false.”
Earlier in the day NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport suggested that Roethlisberger was unhappy in Pittsburgh and would seek a trade. It did not take long before the agent of Roethlisberger defended his client.
Roethlisberger has been the quarterback of the...
Pittsburgh, PA— When Ben Roethlisberger orchestrated a game-winning drive, capped off with a touchdown strike in the back of the end zone to Santonio Holmes, winning his 2nd super bowl in 4 years, it was hard to imagine any one else taking snaps for the Steelers. But next year, Steelers fans may have to see the unimaginable, […]
On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was a guest on the Dan Patrick Show and he was predictably asked about the Sunday loss to the New England Patriots in which the defense gave up a franchise record 610 net yards of offense and 55 points. Polamalu, who had one of the worst games of his career, had a much more positive outlook than he did immediately following the...
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By Matthew Marczi
Considering the fact that both Marcus Gilbert and Mike Adams are questionable to play today, there is a strong possibility that we will be seeing even more of Guy Whimper.
Although he had a fairly quiet game against the New England Patriots—in the good sense—he did have some issues at guard. The week before, he had to fill in for Ramon Foster at the other guard...
The Steelers defense is giving up a ton of fantasy points to opposing running backs, but does that make it O.K. to start both Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller? This is a situation that a lot of fantasy owners are facing this week. Jackson continues to perform, but Spiller is creeping back to 100%. It’s always been an unspoken fantasy rule that you don’t start 2 RBs on the same team...