Found October 20, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Baltimore Ravens Sunday at Heinz Field and below are seven things to watch for in the game. Who Sacks Less? - Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has already been sacked 18 times so far this year in the five games that he's played while Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has been sacked 19 in his first six. The Ravens defense, however, has 22 sacks on the season while the Steelers defense has a measly seven of them. Whichever quarterback is protected the best in this game could have numbers and we are likely to see a big sack/fumble in this game as well. Steelers second-year offensive linemen Kelvin Beachum will start again at left tackle and Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil will certainly let us know if he and right tackle Marcus Gilbert able to hold up against premier pass rushers. Up The Banged Up Gut - The Ravens will be without inside linebacker Josh Bynes in this game, but they could get back Jameel McClain this week. McClain hasn...

Roethlisberger Listed As Fourth Most-Disliked NFL Player In Recent Poll

In a Monday story by Forbes Magazine, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was listed as the fourth Most-Disliked NFL Player, according to the latest surveys from E-Poll Market Research. Listed ahead of Roethlisberger are Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te'o and Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Roethlisberger...

Pittsburgh Steelers: Previewing the classic Pittsburgh and Baltimore match-up

The Pittsburgh Steelers (1-4) take on the Baltimore Ravens (3-3) in an AFC North clash. The game will be played at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, kickoff is scheduled for 4:25 and the game will be broadcasted on CBS. These two team’s can’t afford to lose this crucial AFC North battle. The Ravens got the best of the Steelers last season by winning in Pittsburgh but the Steelers...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Baltimore Ravens, But Still Have Some Work to Do on Defense

Did anyone else expect to see Ben Roethlisberger go all Jim Valvano and run across the Heinz Field turf desperately looking for Charlie Batch after Sunday’s game? Aren’t Batch and Roethlisberger supposed to engage in a minute-long bro hug whenever Shaun Suisham kicks a last-second field goal in a Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Baltimore Ravens? Suisham’s 42-yard field...

Steelers Fantasy Stat Projections Versus Ravens – Week 7 – 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Baltimore Ravens Sunday at Heinz Field and below are my fantasy football stat projections for the black and gold offensive players for this week. Feel free to add your own projections in the comments below. Ben Roethlisberger - 34 attempts, 24 completions, 301 yards, 1 touchdowns, 1 interception, 2 rush, 8 yards, 0 touchdowns. If the run game...

Recap: Steelers defeat Ravens 19-16

The Steelers defeated the Ravens by running the football; yes, running the football. Pittsburgh has improved to 2-4, while the Ravens have dropped to 3-4. Le’Veon Bell ran for 93 yards, and averaged 4.9 yards per rush. The Steelers as a team, ran for 141 yards. The Steelers struck first. Heath Miller scored a touchdown on a shovel pass from Ben Roethlisberger with 5:24 left in...

Troy Polamalu--a Beast and a Goof!

You can't count on the Steelers to win all the time now. Ben Roethlisberger? Not the same fantasy friendly QB he used to be. You certainly can't count on the running game for much, and even the defense these days is not as beastly as it once was. However, you can always count on one thing. Troy Polamalu. From Bleacher Report Polamalu has been making big...

Steelers beat Ravens on Suisham’s game-winning FG: ‘Nice win for us’

Shaun Suisham’s 42-yard field goal lifted the Pittsburgh Steelers over the Baltimore Ravens for a 19-16 victory on Sunday. “Nice win for us,” coach Mike Tomlin said after the game via the team’s website.. “It took contributions in all three phases and it’s good to get that type of result and under those circumstances. I think it’s something that we can grow from positively...

The 5 Most Disliked NFL Players

If you thought Suh was going to be number one then you’re wrong, but he still makes the list. E-Poll Marketing Research just did their own study of the five most disliked players in the National Football league, and here are the results: 1. Mike Vick 2. Manti Te’o 3. Ndamukong Suh 4. Ben Roethlisberger 5. […]

Steelers Still Must Fix Red Zone Problems Moving Forward

Red zone efficiency has plagued the Pittsburgh Steelers offense all season and in the 19-16 win Sunday over the Baltimore Ravens it remained a problem and something that must be fixed if the team is expecting to continue stacking wins. Against the Ravens, the Steelers were one of three inside the red zone and for the season they are 6-of-16 (37.5%). Of the six touchdowns produced...

Hritz: Ravens at Steelers Preview and Prediction – Week 7

By Jeremy Hritz Winning cures everything. But the 19-6 victory at the Meadowlands may not have provided enough of the elixir needed to speed the recovery of the sickly Pittsburgh Steelers. Optimistically, however, the win against the Jets was the first sign of health from a team that seemed to be without pulse as it deteriorated 0-4. There were several positives in the Steelers only...

Pittsburgh Steelers Versus Baltimore Ravens – First Half Recap

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers entered the game knowing that they could not gain any ground on the division-leading Cincinnati Bengals, who won their afternoon game on a long, last-second 54-yard field goal by Mike Nugent. But they are facing the Baltimore Ravens, whom they can match in losses at four with a victory. The Ravens won the coin toss and deferred. On the first...
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