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With Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich sidelined with broken ribs suffered in the 13-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night the team is scheduled to work out a few free agent quarterbacks on Tuesday.
Adam Schefter of ESPN reports via Twitter that the team will bring in former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mike Kafka and former New England Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer on Tuesday.
Kafka was originally drafted by the Eagles in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft after playing his college football at Northwestern. Hoyer, a Michigan State product, was originally signed Read more [...]
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The Pittsburgh Steelers signed former Michigan State quarterback Brian Hoyer formerly of the New England Patriots. Despite being invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, Hoyer was not selected in the 2009 NFL Draft. He signed immediately after the draft with the New England Patriots. Ben Roethlisberger (ribs, shoulder) and Byron Leftwich (ribs) are out. That leaves Charlie Batch as...
Tom Brady’s former backup QB finally has a new home. Brian Hoyer, Brady’s backup for three years (2009-11) signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday. The Steelers are currently without Ben Rothlisberger and Byron Leftwich, both are dealing with injuries that will keep them out a few more weeks. Hoyer was cut by the Patriots [...]
Tweet Pittsburgh Steelers back up quarterback Byron Leftwich isn’t exactly known as the fastest QB in the league. He’s actually one of the slowest. That didn’t stop Leftwich from scampering by the Baltimore Ravens defense for a 31-yard touchdown in the first quarter of their matchup Sunday night: Leftwich’s previous longest run from scrimmage was [...]
Byron Leftwich was clearly hurt in the second half of the Steelers loss to the Ravens last night, but he stayed in the game despite the fact he was struggling to throw the ball. Every time Leftwich attempted a throw he would immediately grab his side with a pained look on his face. That injury may have hurt the Steelers late in the game as Leftwich missed multiple passes that he...
With Ben Roethlisberger — and now Byron Leftwich — sidelined with rib and shoulder injuries, the Pittsburgh Steelers are on the hunt for more depth behind new starting quarterback Charlie Batch. To that end, NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reported that the Steelers will host former Philadelphia Eagles backup Mike Kafka for workouts today, according to sources who…
Season 3, Episode 45 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right to the injury outlook for the Pittsburgh Steelers given by head coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday during his press conference. We also talk about the signings of Plaxico Burress and Brian Hoyer on Tuesday and the decision to waive Baron Batch. will Batch clear waivers? We discuss that pretty good...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are running out of quarterbacks with healthy ribs. A person familiar with the injury told The Associated Press quarterback Byron Leftwich injured his ribs in the first quarter of Sunday night's 13-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens and will not start next week in Cleveland. The Pittsburgh Steelers are running out of quarterbacks with
Baltimore shined in prime-time once again and improved to 8-2 on the season taking a two game lead in the AFC North standings. The Ravens have played in prime-time four games this season and remain undefeated when the bright lights are on. Sunday night’s game was much closer than expected, as the Ravens escaped Pittsburgh with a 13-10 victory over the Steelers. The Ravens struggled...
With both Byron Leftwich and Ben Roethlisberger injured, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be working out both Mike Kafka and Brian Hoyer this morning., according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.
From what I can gather, sounds like Mike Kafka and Brian Hoyer the only 2 QBs being worked out by the Steelers Tues. They intend to sign one
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) November...
The Pittsburgh Steelers were already without their starting
quarterback Ben Roethlisberger when they took on the Baltimore Ravens Sunday
night, and now the team has announced it will likely starter third-stringer
Charlie Batch against the Cleveland Browns due to Byron Leftwich’s fractured
Leftwich’s inability to get the ball out quickly coupled
with the Steelers’...
Mike Tomlin labeled Byron Leftwich's performance as "gritty," but Mike Prisuta points out that "gritty" wasn't enough with all of the other mistakes being made.
Most Steelers fans weren't giving the team a shot during the first of two bouts against the Baltimore Ravens in the next 3 weeks. The Steelers were without 3 Pro Bowlers: Ben Roethlsiberger, Troy Polamalu and Antonio Brown. The Ravens were coming off a dynamite performance last week and have a healthy Joe Flacco/Ray Rice combination that has given the Steelers fits. Pittsburgh...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Pittsburgh Steelers will have their third quarterback in as many weeks in Week 12. Charlie Batch
The Steelers will start Pittsburgh native Charlie Batch against the Cleveland Browns. He last started a game in Week 16 of last season against the St. Louis Rams.
In that game, the Steelers won 27-0...
Yes, it’s me again. After a month off, cause that’s how I roll, I’m here to bring you a summary of last night’s football themes event colored with my own funny ha-ha’s, hopefully some charming and profoundly sensual anecdotes, all mixed with plenty of Roethlisberger rape references. And don’t worry, the fact that Byron Leftwich started last night will not lead me astray...
There was so much to talk about in the Ravens vs Steelers matchup at Heinz Field this past weekend that we decided to break it up into a two part show so we covered as much as possible.
Matt and Marc are joined by long time friend of the show, Dominic from TribLive Radio and PittsburghSportingNews.com . Dom always has great insight both from the media perspective as well as the fan...