Originally posted on Blitzburgh Blog  |  Last updated 11/5/12
-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.
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Ravens claim Jimmy Clausen off waivers, send Joe Flacco to IR

Report: Signs point to Chip Kelly, Eagles parting ways after season

Johnny Bench(ed): Manziel demoted to third string

ACC schools find themselves in major financial trouble


New York Rangers are the richest team in the NHL


Magic laments potential record setting in Warriors vs. Lakers

Jets waive former first-round pick Quinton Coples

Harbaugh: Jabrill Peppers can be 'the Willie Mays of football'

Warriors interim coach Luke Walton's car stolen in Oakland

Ray Lewis: I would take Rex Ryan over Bill Belichick

Jameis Winston's reckoning

Who has the edge: comparing current College Football Playoff outsiders

Rex Ryan on interference penalty: Would Bill Belichick have been flagged?

Examining the Mavericks' hot start

Tony Romo, Cam Newton say Greg Hardy is a good teammate

Report: Colin Kaepernick suffered ‘extensive’ labrum tear

Brian Dawkins rips the Philadelphia Eagles defense

Texans troll Darrelle Revis on Twitter

Lane Johnson criticizes Eagles fans, quickly backtracks

LeBron James: Stop with the player comparisons

Muhammad Wilkerson: Todd Bowles 'went off' on Jets

Mike Trout, four years in

Tom Brady on ‘Rex Ryan!’ line call: It’s ‘in the playbook’

Four teams with strong chance to win first-ever Super Bowl

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Examining the Mavericks' hot start

Johnny Bench(ed): Manziel demoted to third string

Mike Trout, four years in

Tom Brady on ‘Rex Ryan!’ line call: It’s ‘in the playbook’

Five NFL teams trending downward

Not so fast, USC: Eagles Chip Kelly buys Philly-area home

The five best hockey fights from Week 7

Bart Starr doesn’t remember Green Bay Packers career

WATCH: Did Mike Ditka really fart again?

WATCH: Tom Brady uses ‘Rex Ryan’ as audible call

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker