Found November 15, 2013 on Word On The Game:
Times have changed, huh? There haven’t been many times, in recent memory, where the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Detroit Lions have met this late in the season and the Lions were by far the better team. While Pittsburgh, is 3-6 and doing everything they can to salvage what is left of their season. So naturally […]

Mike Adams now playing tight end for the Steelers

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Mike Adams to play left tackle,  they’ve been using him as a tight end. Adams was benched as the Steelers left tackle back in week four when he gave up three sacks against Jared Allen.  Now he seems to be catching on at a new position. “I think that’s a testament to him and his mental toughness to overcome some negativity,...

Could Troy Polamalu and Ryan Clark both be out the outs in Pittsburgh?

Ian Rapoport from is reporting that both Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu need to step up their games. If they don’t their stint in Pittsburgh could be about over. Some changes may be coming to Pittsburgh, especially to veterans like Troy Polamalu and Ryan Clark. They have to play very well to return

Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t want to be “killed” by Lions’ tandem at defense tackle

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is known for holding onto footballs too long and not giving up on plays. Nonetheless, he realizes that he can’t do that very often against the Lions’ Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley. Well, yeah, I mean, you’ve got to be careful,” Roethlisberger said. “You’ll end up dead if you’re not careful.” Need NFL Tickets? Loading...

Calvin Johnson has missed two practices in a row, NOT GOOD FOR DETROIT

Megatron is one of the best players and he usually only misses one practice a week, but something is strange this week.  He has missed two consecutive days, which is not good for the Lions fans. Johnson typically will miss one day of practice a week to help give his ailing knee some rest, but […]

Lions Injury Report: Reggie Bush Added On Friday; Calvin Johnson Ends Week As Probable

The Detroit Lions Friday injury report showed just a few changes from the one released on Thursday and it includes the addition of one key offensive player. Running back Reggie Bush (knee) did not practice on Friday and was added to the injury report as probable a result. He is expected to play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Also not practicing on Friday were cornerback...

Woodley, Keisel, Foster miss practice again

Three starters are expected to be out of the lineup when the Pittsburgh Steelers face the NFC North-leading Detroit Lions Sunday: linebacker LaMarr Woodley, defensive end Brett Keisel and guard Ramon Foster. They all missed Friday's practice, Foster with an ankle injury, Woodley with a calf problem and Keisel with a foot injury. None practices this week. On the injury report...

Jerry Rice thinks Megatron 'still has a ways to go'

Jerry Rice isn't ready to give up the title of the NFL's all-time greatest receiver, not even to the awe-inspiring Megatron. Nor should he. As impressive as Calvin Johnson is - and he's amazing to watch every time he steps on the field for the Detroit Lions - let's wait another decade or so before putting him at Rice's level. This isn't about a few seasons...

Plenty of injuries to go around in the NFC North

The early days of the NFC North division was known for its smash mouth football and tough, rugged game play with defenders such as Brian Urlacher and Ray Nitschke once gracing the fields. It may seem like the old black and blue division is back if you look at the list of injuries and the teams trying as hard as they can to overcome these setbacks. Only one team seemingly has escaped...

Steelers won't trade Big Ben in 2014 without a QB replacement

For all of this week's speculation surrounding Ben Roethlisberger's future, the key question remains: Is there fire behind all of this smoke with the Pittsburgh Steelers? After speaking with a Steelers source, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Friday's edition of NFL Network's "Around the League Live" that the organization will not consider an...

Steelers Say They Won’t Be Bullied By Lions

The Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten so far away from their identity that they are now worried about another team bullying them on the field. The Steelers will the host the NFL’s version of the Detroit Bad Boys when the Lions roll into the town, and several Pittsburgh players have made it known that Suh and his boys “won’t be bullying” them anytime sooner. “We’re definitely...

Big Ben expecting to join $20 million QB club

While talk of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger being traded or even requesting a trade is a bit premature at this point, a looming issue for him and the Pittsburgh Steelers is a contract extension that is likely to be discussed this offseason. A contract the 31-year-old Roethlisberger would expect to be north of $20 million per season, putting him in line with fellow quarterbacks...

Ben Roethlisger Says He Has To Be “Careful” Against Suh Or He Might Die

The (3-6) Pittsburgh Steelers host the (6-3) division leading Detroit Lions this Sunday. This is Roethlisberger’s first time going up against the mean Detroit defensive front four, led by Ndamukong Suh. The two-time Superbowl winning quarterback is going to be careful with Suh. “Well, yeah, you’ve got to be careful,” he said. “You’ll end up dead if you’re not careful...

Pittsburgh Steelers: 2013 Week 11 NFL Power Rankings (#24)

Last week: 24 (+0) Record: 3-6 Dick LeBeau is now 19-2 against rookie quarterbacks in his career after befuddling EJ Manuel and the Bills last week, in a 23-10 loss that wasn’t even as close as that (Buffalo’s touchdown was in garbage time). Manuel completed 22 of 39 for 155 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception in the loss. The Steelers are only 2 games out of a wild card,...

Getting Scary

It's been one scary week for Steelers fans who don't want to hear about trading Ben Roethlisberger. Today, it's something else.

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