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-B- Ben Roethlisberger continues to quietly play the best football of his career. Roethlisberger threw two more touchdown passes yesterday, giving him 16 through the first half of the year. His numbers match up pretty well to 2007, the best season of his career. Roethlisberger set the franchise record with 32 touchdown passes that year. He's completing over 67% of his passes this year, a number that would also be a career high. -B- Here are five players who really stood out as difference makers yesterday: Mike Adams, Ryan Clark, Keenan Lewis, Emmanuel Sanders, Drew Butler. -B- Really neat to see a bunch of those guys step up with injuries to Antonio Brown, Rahsard Mendenhall and Jonathan Dwyer. I was worried after Brown exited the game with an ankle injury, but Sanders and Mike Wallace sprung to life. -B- LaMarr Woodley and James Harrison have both fought off numerious injuries this year and yesterday was really the first game that they've made in impact in the pass rush. The Steelers still need more production from the duo, though, as they've only totaled 4.0 sacks combined. -B- Ike Taylor had another excellent game. He's putting it together after a shaky start to the season. -B- The Steelers host the Chiefs at home next Monday night before a showdown with the Ravens. Pittsburgh's favored by almost two touchdowns in the early lines. If you are into sports betting, check out SportsBettingWorld.com to bet on next week's NFL action. I'm taking the Steelers at home. -B- I like the Eagles tonight on Monday Night Football. Have a feeling this will be Michael Vick's last big ride. Speaking of the Eagles, the Steelers are 3-0 so far against the once hallowed NFC East. Only the Cowboys are left.
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Steelers fans can't be happy with the officiating in Pittsburgh's game against the Giants.
Ben Roethlisberger was charged with a fumble when Osi Umenuiora hit Big Ben's arm he went to throw, and though it looked like he unintentionally let go of the ball, his arm was moving forward. The call should have been ruled either a tuck rule or simply a forward...
As we see each week, our prognosticator extraordinaire here on SA, Troyisabeast43 breaks down how things look for the Steelers. After the win against the Giants this past Sunday, Pittsburgh has completely turned their season around and is now firmly in position to overtake the Ravens in the AFC North in 2 weeks. Although they can’t look past the Chiefs this coming Monday night...
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison was asked if his conditioning and healthy will get back to being 100 percent this season.
“I don’t believe you’ll be able to get back to 100 percent, health-wise. Conditioning-wise, it’s a possibility. Health-wise, you’re not going to be able to because as soon as you get done with surgery, you start playing, and you know you’re...
If there’s one thing you set your clock to every NFL season, it’s the Steelers being at the forefront of some type of controversy with the league. Usually it’s the defense and one of the more common names that comes to mind is safety Ryan Clark. It’s not that Clark goes looking for trouble (at least not all the time) but it seems to find him. This past weekend he stirred...
If you enjoy football—which we assume most of you do—yesterday marked a pretty cool day as the Steelers traveled to New York to take on the Giants.
While the two team’s might not be your favorite, the quarterback matchup between Big Ben Roethlisberger and Eli Manning was something that should be celebrated. Why? Not because they put up a ton of yards or touchdowns—their stats...
By Christopher DiMarino
For the first time this season, the Pittsburgh Steelers earned a victory with conviction in a game that wasn’t a cakewalk. This game played out how I would have thought it would had you asked me before the season started. A stout run defense took away the spark that made the Washington Redskins so successful. Ben Roethlisberger was...
Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans for the past few years have adopted the idea that Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner, hates the Steelers and is out to get them any way he can. Well over time this “idea” has become a reality.
Just about everyone in Steelers’ nation recognizes as truth. It’s hard to ignore erroneous fines, referee favoritism and now the Steelers have regular season...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- In a game billed as the battle of two first-round quarterbacks from the Class of 2004, the Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger outlasted the Giants' Eli Manning by copying Manning's fourth-quarter comeback act to steer Pittsburgh to a 24-20 win over New York at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. The Steelers (5-3) won their third game in a row, while the Giants...
Leave it to Mother Nature to take a game with an infinite amount of story lines and make another one. Looking at the game alone, it was already arguably the marquee match-up of the week. It pits the Super Bowl champions who have been excellent to this point against a Steelers team who has seemed to find their way over the past couple of weeks. It's also a match-up between...
The inadvertent whistle in the Panthers-Redskins game turned undue attention to the officials in Week 9, and three more controversial situations occurred in which the judgment on the field also came into question.
The Game: Miami at Indianapolis
The Situation: The Dolphins had the ball, second-and-1, on their own 30 with 5:26 remaining in the game. Indianapolis led, 23-20.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- In a game billed as the battle of two first-round quarterbacks from the Class of 2004, the Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger outlasted the Giants' Eli Manning by copying Manning's fourth-quarter comeback act to steer Pittsburgh to a 24-20 win over New York at MetLife Stadium. The Giants (6-3) saw their four-game winning streak end, and Manning'...
On a night where many in New York were still suffering from the after effects of Hurricane Sandy, there were a lucky few that attended a hard fought battle between the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers. It was a sloppy game by both teams but Pittsburgh managed to pull out a big victory, 24-20.The first quarter was a dud as both teams punted on their first two possessions of...
The Steelers overcame about as much adversity as possible in the first half of their 24-20 win over the New York Giants. There were three calls made in a short window that were all three very questionable at best. Those calls very well could have cost the Steelers the game and were the only reason the Giants remained in the game as long as they did. Overall the Steelers dominated...
The Pittsburgh Steelers went above .500 for the first time in the 2012 season with a victory over the Washington Redskins a week ago. They now stand at 4-3, just one game behind the Baltimore Ravens who lead the division at 5-2, and still hold their own destiny in the AFC North division. New York comes into the game with a 6-2 record and has won four straight games with a 3-1 record...
By: Psychic Source
Sometimes football teams become dynasties, generally with a great matchup between a coach, a quarterback, and the offensive coordinator. They have football chemistry and it seems like they’ll never let their fans down. The Steelers are about as close as you can get to dynasty level. Today we’re going to take a look at the astrological compatibility between...