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The Pittsburgh Steelers had a morning practice on Thursday in preparation for their game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.
The Thursday injury report is now out and it has not changed much from Wednesday. Not practicing again on Thursday, as expected, were wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery (ribs), tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (right shoulder), quarterback Byron Leftwich (ribs), and safety Troy Polamalu (calf). All five players are expected to be ruled out officially on the Friday injury report.
Wide receiver Antonio Brown (ankle) was limited again on Thursday Read more [...]
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Ben Roethlisberger will be a father the next time he steps onto the field for the Pittsburgh Steelers. His wife Ashley gave birth to their first child, Benjamin Jr., last night.
There was a lot of analysis surrounding the arrival of Ben’s first child with his due date set to come some time during the regular season. Luckily for the Steelers the birth was during the week and did...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told the media that he was very impressed with Plaxico Burress’ work out and says he’s in good shape.
“He’s in really good physical condition based on the workout I just saw,” said Tomlin, per Steelers.com. “He’s got very good body control for a big man. He can drop his weight at break points. Obviously, he’s no stranger...
(Eds: Updates throughout) By CHRIS ADAMSKI Associated Press Mike Wallace is in his fourth season with the Pittsburgh Steelers, so the wide receiver is familiar with all this talk about Charlie Batch.
Asked if it was at all concerning that the man throwing the ball to him on Sunday will soon be 38 years old, Wallace shrugged.
''He's been old,'' he said of Batch...
Charlie Batch is basically an assistant coach. He help Mike Tomlin on the sidelines anytime he needs it. He motivates players. But he's also a back-up quarterback still. As a third-string QB, it's difficult to foresee a situation where he would start, but the Steelers are in that exact situation this week. And Batch says he's ready.
According to Paul Zeise...
Plaxico Burress is ready to get back to work.
The veteran wide receiver says he still thinks there's plenty of football in him and he sees no reason why he can't play for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday against Cleveland. The Steelers (6-4) signed the 35-year-old Burress on Tuesday to shore up an injury-depleted receiving corps.
Burress spent the first five seasons of...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is making good progress as he continues to recover from rib and shoulder injuries and is still considered to be week-to-week at this point.
With the Steelers so depleted at the quarterback position, Roethlisberger might serve as the emergency quarterback on Sunday.
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While Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger recovers from a shoulder injury, he and his wife welcomed a son. Roethlisberger announced the news on his website Thursday. His wife Ashley gave birth to Benjamin Jr., the couple's first child, at 10:06 p.m. Wednesday evening. He weighed 7 lbs. and 1 oz. "We want to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers...
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his wife are welcoming their new son.
Roethlisberger posted the news about Benjamin Jr. on his website Thursday.
He says wife Ashley gave birth Wednesday at 10:06 p.m. The boy weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and is just over 19 inches long.
The quarterback says mother and baby are doing well.
He adds, "We want to thank everyone for...
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is pushing hard to get on the field Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, but the ultimate decision on whether or not he plays will be made by head coach Mike Tomlin following pre game warm-ups.
Brown, who suffered a left high ankle sprain against the New York Giants a few weeks ago, was listed as questionable on the Friday injury...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is officially out for this Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. Roethlisberger will miss his second straight game because of shoulder/rib injury. With backup Byron Leftwich out with two broken ribs, the Steelers will turn to veteran Charlie Batch to start at quarterback.
BEREA-- Despite playing against the Steelers third-string quarterback and one of their best defenders, the Browns might have their hands full trying to score points on their own Sunday.
With a 6-4 record, the Steelers are currently ranked first in the NFL in defense. They are No. 1 against the pass and No. 4 versus the run. They average giving up 19 points a game, which is fifth...
Below is the week 11 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night.
I think it was pretty obvious to anyone that watched the game that this was not a great performance over all by the Steelers offensive line. There were several demerits handed out in both the pass and run blocking departments with pass protection being the worst...
It's that time of year when players and coaches are asked what they are thankful for. The standard response is children, wives or the opportunity to play in the NFL but Colts interim coach Bruce Arians delivered a response that has drawn a lot of attention.
Oh gosh. Im thankful for the Pittsburgh Steelers letting me go to be here," he said. "Truthfully, I couldnt...
Earlier this week, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley took offense to Ray Rice placing the Terrible Towel over his head, and warned the Baltimore Ravens running back about what has happened to others who have decided to disrespect the Pittsburgh symbol.
On Wednesday, the Ravens running back took the high road in addressing the matter, and went out of his way to explain...
While the Pittsburgh Steelers have declared quarterbacks Ben
Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich out for Sunday’s matchup against the
Cleveland Browns, the team has safety Troy Polamalu listed as doubtful and wide
receiver Antonio Brown as questionable to play.
Polamalu was able to return to practice for the first time
in seven weeks, but he remains doubtful to play Sunday...