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Ben Roethlisberger said before the season started that his wife was expecting and that the birth would take place at some point during the 2012 season. As the Steelers enter the second half of the 2012 season the situation that many had been avoiding talking about is coming closer. Roethlisberger told Dan Patrick on his radio show yesterday that he would let him know the baby’s name in about two weeks. That gave us a new timetable on when to expect “baby Ben.”
“I’m not missing the birth of my child,” Roethlisberger said at the time. “There’s no chance. I know some fans probably don’t want to hear that, but there’s no chance.”
Roethlisberger reiterated his comments about not missing the birth of his child. He also stated that his coaches, teammates, and the owners all agree with his decision and want him to be there for his child’s birth even if it means missing a game.
That decision may not sit well with fans, however, if it happens to effect the Steelers week 11 game with the Balt
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Any NFL player or coach with any class at all is never going to call out his old team, no matter how bad things were when they left. Circumstances change from year to year and sometimes things just don’t work out; sometimes you leave on a good note and other times it’s a sour one. Jerome Bettis and Todd Haley are hardly the only two members of the Steelers to start with one team...
The Steelers will have a decision to make when 2nd round pick Marcus Gilbert is able to return from his ankle injury, but rookie Mike Adams isn’t making the decision for Mike Tomlin and Sean Kugler any easier..or is he? As Gerry Dulac points out, Gilbert’s injury could have been worse but was still bad enough: Gilbert sustained a nasty ankle injury in which the tendon that protects...
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey practiced fully for a second consecutive day on Friday after injuring his ribs Sunday in the win over the New York Giants.
Rainey, who said on Thursday that he cracked a rib when he was tackled during a third quarter kickoff return, talked to the media again on Friday to talk about how he feels currently.
"Taking it day by...
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown left Sunday's game against the New York Giants with a high ankle sprain. After the game, Brown claimed that the injury wasn't serious.
Brown, who has already been ruled out for the Monday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs, may miss a few more games in addition, according to a report by Pro Football Talk.
The Pittsburgh Steelers don't play until Monday night so Steeler Nation can sit back on Sunday and watch several games that will continue to shape the AFC playoff picture. Below are six games to have your eyes on for pretty obvious reasons.
Baltimore Ravens vs. Oakland Raiders - The Raiders beat the Steelers earlier this season, but can they knock off the Ravens on the road...
Emmanuel Sanders isn't going down quickly when it comes to paying a fine. The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver announced Saturday that he would appeal a $15,000 fine he received from the NFL for allegedly faking an injury. "We are going to appeal it, and that's it," Sanders said, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The punishment stems from an incident...
According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Steelers running back Isaac Redman will get the start against the Chiefs on Monday night.
Wide receiver Antonio Brown, safety Troy Polamalu have been ruled out.
Antonio Brown is out against the Chiefs. Also out are Gilbert, Polamalu and Sylvester
— Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) November 10, 2012
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The NFL has fined the Pittsburgh Steelers as well as receiver Emmanuel Sanders for Sanders faking an injury against the Bengals on October 21.
The league doled out a $15,000 fine for Sanders and a $35,000 fine for the Steelers organization.
Here is the league’s statement that was sent to the Steelers regarding the fines:
“Despite the account given by Sanders during our November...
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer was able to
practice for the second straight day Friday, meaning he is probable to play
Monday against the Kansas City Chiefs, while fellow running back Rashard
Mendenhall, wide receiver Antonio Brown and safety Troy Polamalu all missed
practice and are likely to miss the prime time contest.
Dwyer missed last week’s game against...
I had cautiously optimistic hopes preseason, as did much of the Pittsburgh Steelers fans, which were quickly replaced by frustrated chagrin after the first several games. But for the slow start, the real character of the team is beginning to shine through.
Now eight games into the 2012 season, a better picture can be formed of where the team is headed. Here are eight thoughts on...
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Ike Taylor is the AFC Defensive Player of the Week but was recently on the hot seat for some uneven performances. Jim Wexell talked to Taylor about handling those ups and downs for a column on kids and athletics.
The Steelers suffered an upset against the Oakland Raiders early this season and they are hoping Oakland has another one in them today. Oakland will head to Baltimore today to face the Ravens in a game the Ravens are fully expected to win. Pittsburgh currently sits one game behind the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC North division and will face them for the first of two times next week...
There’s any number of statistics heading into tonight’s Monday Night Match-up with the Kansas City Chiefs that scare the crap right out of me and now here’s another one; Since the Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the Kansas City Chiefs in the 1994 AFC Wild-Card Playoffs in overtime, the teams have alternated wins every game since. That would be a total of ten games with the Steelers...
Start Em’ QB - Ben Roethlisberger PIT, Carson Palmer OAK, & Tony Romo DAL
Looking at Roethlisberger’s remaining schedule you have to pretty much love all his matchups. I would be shocked to not see him with at least two touchdowns this week. Carson Palmer against the Ravens? Yes sir! With McFadden out you should see Palmer throw it upwards to 40 times this week with an...