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The Pittsburgh Steelers kickoff their 2013 season Sunday against the Tennessee Titans and below are my fantasy football stat projections for the black and gold offensive players.
Feel free to add your own projections in the comments below.
Ben Roethlisberger - 32 attempts, 20 completions, 250 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception.
Roethlisberger should hit the 30,000 yard plateau with ease Sunday, but with the team wanting to establish the run, his numbers aren't unlikely to be off the chart.
Isaac Redman - 15 carries, 56 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 reception, 12 yards, no touchdowns.
In 46 career games, Redman has only carried the ball 15 times or more just twice. Being as head coach Mike Tomlin wants to get his other running backs playing time against the Titans, Redman is unlikely to set the fantasy world on fire Sunday afternoon.
Felix Jones -11 carries, 51 yards, no touchdowns, 2 receptions, 14 yards, no touchdowns.
Jones knows his role as a complimentary back and figures to spell...
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Steelers running back Isaac Redman accounted for just 16 yards from scrimmage on 10 touches Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Redman had eight carries for nine yards and two catches for seven. The running back failed to impress as a starter last season so we shouldn't expect him to break out now. Le'Veon Bell could be back as soon as Week 2 from his foot injury.
As the injuries, procedures, and surgeries continue to pile up for Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers, just how much can his body take?
At 31, he fully recovered from minor surgery on his right knee, but it’s the same surgery he had in 2005 on his left knee.
Over the last several years Roethlisberger has suffered numerous injuries, from a cracked rib that could have...
Ben Roethlisberger didn’t do anything special. Roethlisberger threw for 191 yards, 1 touchdown, and an interception. Ben didn’t complete many passes that went of 10 yards or more. Not all of the Steelers’ passing problems were because of Roethlisberger. There was some questionable play-calling, and the Titans really locked down on the Steelers’ receivers.
The Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 season kickoffs in just a matter of hours and below are the closing over/under lines of several proposition bets courtesy of the betting website Bodog.
Feel free to take a stab at each of these in the comments below.
Ben Roethlisberger - Total Passing Yards in the 2013 Regular Season - Over/Under 3500
Ben Roethlisberger - Total Passing Touchdowns in the...
An MRI Sunday revealed Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey tore his MCL and ACL in his right knee and will need surgery, confirmed head coach Mike Tomlin. Pouncey, 24, was carted off the field in the first
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu timed the snap perfect to sack Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker on Sunday. Via SBNation.com: The post Watch: Troy Polamalu perfectly times Titans snap count, sacks Jake Locker appeared first on Sports Glory.
Pittsburgh halfback LaRod Stephens-Howling tore his right ACL Sunday against the Titans.Fantasy Spin:He's been placed on IR, which means he's done for the year. That leaves the backfield duties to Isaac Redman and Felix Jones. Pittsburgh's offense hasn't looked this bad in a long time.
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Marc and Matt are back on The Blitz talking about the Steelers opening week loss to the Titans, 16-9.
With no shortage of topics to discuss we jump right into with the latest injury news, player signings, and a complete game breakdown of what we saw unfold at Heinz Field this past Sunday.
Is there tension again between Todd Haley and Ben Roethlisberger? Who will start at Running...
The injuries continue to pile up for the Pittsburgh Steelers as backup running back LaRod Stephens-Howling is now out of the game with a right knee injury.
Stephens-Howling replaced starter Isaac Redman, who fumbled twice in the first half. Felix Jones is now the next man up at running back if Redman is not put back in.
The Steelers have already lost Maurkice Pouncey (knee) and Cortez...
By Jeremy Hritz
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Until my Survivor Pick, the Steelers, lost their starting center to a torn ACL and shortly thereafter Isaac Redman, whom I started over Eddie Lacy in one league and Rueben Randle in another, fumbled on the five-yard line. Then...