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Ben Roethlisberger couldn't have done it any better.
Third-string quarterback Charlie Batch directed a 61-yard drive in the closing minutes, and Shaun Suisham kicked a 42-yard field goal as time expired to give the Pittsburgh Steelers a 23-20 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
Playing without the injured Roethlisberger for a third straight week, the Steelers turned to the 37-year-old Batch for the second game in a row. He went 25 for 36 for 276 yards, threw a touchdown and rallied the Steelers past their arch rivals in the AFC North.
Pittsburgh trailed 13-3 in the first half and 20-13 in the fourth quarter before coming back. Batch missed a wide open Mike Wallace in the end zone near the end of the first half, but the veteran quarterback more than made up for it after halftime.
Pittsburgh (7-5) snapped a two-game losing streak and kept alive its slim hopes of overtaking Baltimore (9-3) in the division. The teams have split their games this season, with each team wi...
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According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger “has a chance” to play against the Chargers in Week 14.
Roethlisberger has been reportedly cleared by doctors, so it’s really a matter of whether or not Ben is able to show the coaching staff that’s capable of playing close to his previous level.
Charlie Batch stepped in and surprisingly came away...
Now that Ben Roethlisberger has been officially ruled out, Charlie Batch is the starter and Brian Hoyer is the backup. My how times have changed for our Steelers this season. Down to their 3rd string signal caller and a backup who wasn't even on an NFL roster until two weeks ago. So what if Batch plays and tosses a couple bad interceptions in the first quarter, or even the first...
In Mike Tomlin’s weekly Tuesday press conference he confirmed that Charlie Batch is the starter and they are preparing for the Chargers with that mentality. Ben Roethlisberger threw what Tomlin described as ”successfully” on Monday and they will continue to evaluate his progress during practice this week and see what happens. While he didn’t officially give a status for...
Here we go again with the Ben Roethlisberger injury drama. Honestly, what more does the man have to do as the leader of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense and a leader on the Steelers team in general, for fans and media to stop hounding him every time he makes a controversial decision. It’s what Ben does, so what, can’t we get past this by now? Ok, what was I thinking, the media...
The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 Sunday to move their record 7-5 on the season. Below are the players, or group of players, that I thought had winning and losing performances in the game.
Charlie Batch - Batch provided the best 25-of-36 game of his career Sunday as he threw for 276 yards with 1 touchdown and 1 interception. Sure, he missed a wide open Mike...
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Charlie Batch was pretty accurate on Sunday completing 25/36 passes for 276 yards, but this was the one that got away. His great white buffalo you might say. Mike Wallace somehow found himself wide open in the end zone, but Batch over threw him by a mile and hit the End Zone guys microphone and broke off the center piece. Haha, good stuff Charlie. It...
Pittsburgh could get Ben Roethlisberger back this week for a home game against the San Diego Chargers, but the Steelers have confidence in Charlie Batch if he cannot go because of his shoulder and rib injuries. Batch had his best performance in a Steelers uniform when he completed 25 of 36 passes for 276 yards in a 23-20 victory over Baltimore, including rallying the Steelers...
The Pittsburgh Steelers probably won't win the AFC North.
That doesn't mean they're ready to cede the spotlight just yet.
The Steelers rallied to a 23-20 victory over the rival Baltimore Ravens on Sunday to snap a two-game losing streak and keep them in the thick of the AFC playoff picture. It's a victory few outside the locker room saw coming, one led by a bunch...
The second largest home crowd in Ravens history watched Charlie Batch rally the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 23-20 win.
San Diego at Pittsburgh Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh - TV: CBS; DirecTV: 712 *TV announcers: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms *Keys to the game: If Ben Roethlisberger returns as he expects, the Steelers want him to be his usual self -- to a certain physical limit. It's not Roethlisberger's nature to play with restrictions, leaving it in the hands of offensive...
The Ravens will meet the Steelers for the second time in three weeks. The Steelers will be without high profile players Ben Roethlisberger and LaMarr Woodley, but get back safety Troy Polamalu.
Two weeks ago, the Ravens defeated Pittsburgh 13-10 at Heinz Field. I expect the same result, but a different score this time.
The Ravens haven’t lost a home game since Week 13 of the 2010...
On their final drive of the half, the Steelers got within seven points of the Ravens, but it could have been worse.
On an offsides penalty by Haloti Ngata, quarterback Charlie Batch threw the ball to Mike Wallace. However, Wallace dropped the ball.
Later that drive, Wallace was wide open, but Batch overthrew his receiver.
Pittsburgh settled for a field goal and the Ravens have a...
The Steelers, led by Jonathan Dwyer and Charlie Batch on their first drive, have taken a 3-0 lead on the Ravens.
Dwyer ran through the Ravens’ defense to help get Shaun Suisham in field goal range. Batch complemented Dwyer’s tough running with timely completions.
The Ravens have the ball for a second time about halfway through the first quarter.
Season 3, Episode 50 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and i get right after talking about the 23-20 win by the Pittsburgh Steelers over the Baltimore Ravens. We give praise to the effort put forth by Charlie Batch in the game at the top of the show and bring you up to date on the injuries suffered in the game to Ike Taylor, Will Johnson, and Emmanuel Sanders to...
I guess Kanas State must’ve had a helluva year to get to the Fiesta Bowl. We’d never heard of that school until ESPN’s BCS selection show. Is this a fail that’ll get an intern fired? Probably not, since so few people even care about Kansas State and Calvin Klein.
Remember what we said on Friday about Northern Illinois and the MAC? The conference went about its business,...