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Steel City Blitz:
Steelers QB Big Ben Roethlisberger spoke to the media on Thursday and updated his status for Sunday’s game in Baltimore. He didn’t box himself in one way or the other, but did leave the door open just as Mike Tomlin mentioned earlier this week.
“Yeah, there’s always a chance. We’ll go out and re-evaluate it again today. See how it feels after today. I can play through a lot of pain, so that is a little bit. To me it’s ability. Can I make a long throw? Can I put a lot of zip on the ball, throw it really hard before people like Ed Reed and defenders can get to the ball? Because if I can’t I’m not putting this team in the best situation to win the game.”
Even if Ben comes back this Sunday or waits another week, he’ll be wearing new, kevlar reinforced shoulder pads to help protect himself as much as possible.
According to doctors, it looks like Ben feels pretty confident in the safety factor when he does return: “Well, this game we play, I don’t think you’re ever completely safe. Bu
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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...
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...
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...
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...
Mike Tomlin’s weekly presser was filled with all sorts of Tomlinisms as per usual, and as we outlined previously, there are many players hoping to come back this Sunday against the Ravens in a key AFC North showdown for both teams.
One nugget that created a buzz was the demotion, of sorts, of receiver Mike Wallace and running back Rashard Mendenhall. Something that in my mind has...
Fantasy Football News - Mike Tomlin, during his Tuesday press conference, named Jonathan Dwyer the starting running back for the Steelers in week 13 versus the Baltimore Ravens.
FFLockerRoom Take - That is great news for Dwyer owners who were holding out hope that the cream would rise to the top. Dwyer has been the most effective running back for the Steelers all year. His numbers...
Mike Tomlin has lit a match under a few stars on his team and has shaken up his Pittsburgh Steelers lineup for various reasons as they prepare to play in Baltimore on Sunday. There will be changes in the offensive line and linebacker because of injuries, and changes at safety and wide receiver because of the return of injured players. Two of the biggest changes will occur not...