Found December 14, 2011 on SFgate:
With quarterback Ben Roethlisberger already in a walking boot, news broke Tuesday that Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison probably will be on an unplanned pre-Christmas vacation when the Steelers visit the 49ers on...

Ben Roethlisberger Remains In Top 10 Of Latest Pro Bowl Voting Results

There are just 5 days left in the 2011 Pro Bowl voting and the latest update of votes shows that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace has fallen out of the top 10 since we last updated on December 1st. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger remains in the top 10, but has slipped down to 10th place in overall votes with 745,835. Center Maurkice Pouncey still leads the AFC center...

Steelers 49ers Thursday Injury Report Week 15 – Roethlisberger, Pouncey, Polamalu & Sanders Sit

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field Thursday in preparation for their week 15 Monday night game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park. The first official injury report of the week was released on Thursday and it shows that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (ankle), center Maurkice Pouncey (ankle), wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (foot), linebacker Chris...

Big Ben questionable for Monday with bad ankle

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is questionable for next Monday's game at San Francisco due to a sprained left ankle.

Dixon Looking Forward to Homecoming

Dennis Dixon hasn't played in a regular-season game in 15 months, but he could play in his hometown if Ben Roethlisberger's not ready.

Harrison appeal of 1-game ban underway (AP)

Steelers linebacker James Harrison is having his appeal hearing on his one-game suspension. The hearing, via video conference call Wednesday, is being conducted by Ted Cottrell, who was hired by the league and the NFL Players Association to oversee such appeals. No decision is expected until Thursday at the earliest.

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison suspended one game for illegal hit on Cleveland Browns QB Colt McCoy

Harrison can appeal and league would rule before weekend games.

Roethlisberger watches practice; Batch, Dixon prepare to play

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger watched practice on Wednesday to rest his sprained left ankle, and backups Charlie Batch and Dennis Dixon said they are preparing to play next Monday against San Francisco.

James Harrison Suspended One Game By the NFL

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  the NFL has suspended Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison for one game,  for his helmet to helmet hit on Browns quarterback Colt McCoy. The suspension is not just because of Harrison’s hit on McCoy,  but because of the numerous helmet to helmet hits he’s dished out over the past couple [...]

Steelers' Mike Tomlin backs James Harrison suspension

Steelers linebacker James Harrison appealed a one-game suspension the NFL handed down Tuesday, but his case...

Harrison, Suh Could Face Substantial Suspensions From the NFL

According to Steve Wyche of the NFL Network,  both Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and Steelers linebacker James Harrison could face substantial suspensions if they repeat the kind of reckless conduct that has gotten them suspended. “Three games, four games, five games, six games? It could happen depending on the circumstance,” said Wyche’s source. “They [...]

Steelers Six From Around The Web – December 14th – Ike Taylor Talks Deebo Edition

Ike Taylor was in studio yesterday with John Harris talking about the James Harrison hit and suspension and Taylor was as entertaining as ever and on point. Harrison spoke to Jerome Bettis following his suspension and said he won't change the way he plays in light of his one-game suspension. Bettis was on NFL Live yesterday. Do you remember what got Green Bay Packers defensive...


Kind of a warped sense of morality exercised by many sportswriters. After a short-handed UC took down a very average Wright State team last night, Cronin was applauded for his team taking a "step closer" to redemption. Huh? What's changed exactly since last Sunday? It's as if the world is on balance where winning is a reflection of the soundness of one&...
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