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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 of the two. Quarterback Byron Leftwich was sacked 3 times in the game and pressured several other times. The hits allowed on Leftwich also added up and they really made a bigger impact than the pressures did as Leftwich Read more [...]
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger posted a picture of his newborn son, Benjamin Roethlisberger Jr., on his website Saturday.
The caption of the photo reads, "Ben's favorite photo so far ... and dad's new screen saver for his phone!"
The first child of Roethlisberger and wife Ashley was born Wednesday night and weighed in at 7 pounds, 1 ounce...
The Steelers have enough talent on the roster to carry them to the playoffs. They need to keep Batch upright and give him a chance to make plays down the field. The running game will be key this week.
After going a red hot 13-1 in week 11, I went 2-1 on Thanksgiving day. For the season that makes it 106-57. I'm still in striking distance of .750 for the season.
(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...
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...
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 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...
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.
Cliff Notes: Game will be close, but Steelers likely to prevail due to making less mistakes.
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...
For the Ravens:
Out: CB Jimmy Smith (abs)
Did not participate: CB Chris Johnson (thigh) and WR/RS Jacoby Jones (ankle)
Limited participation: NT Terrence Cody (arm), TE Ed Dickson (neck), LB Dannell Ellerbe (toe/finger), S James Ihedigbo (neck), DE Pernell McPhee (thigh), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder), TE Dennis Pitta (head), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder) and LB Terrell...
Are the Ravens the league's most underrated team? It sure seems that way. After a rash of injuries knocked out a pair of starters on the defensive side of the ball, Baltimore was left for dead.
So while everyone turned away, Flacco and the still stout defensive unit have put together a quietly elite performance through ten games. Sure missing Ray Lewis in the...