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Affiliate: Football fans are given a gift from schedule-makers in Week 1 as the Denver Broncos will be at home versus the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season’s first edition of Sunday Night Football.
The NFL odds give a good barometer of what’s expected out of these teams this season.
As it stands, the Steelers are the one-point underdogs for this Week 1 meeting in the high altitude of Denver, Colorado. Normally, home-field advantage is worth three points in football, meaning Pittsburgh is the more respected team this year, at least according to oddsmakers.
Ben Roethlisberger is still at the helm of the team and is fully healthy for the first team in years it seems like.
Now that Mike Wallace has reported to the team, Roethlisberger will have some excellent targets to throw to. Wallace had a big year, but Antonio Brown also emerged as a viable number one receiver with his deep-ball ability. Don’t forget about Jerrico Cotchery, Emmanuel Sanders, and Heath Miller too.
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CAN'T BLAME HIM
Ben Roethlisberger emphatically stated that he would gladly skip a Steelers game rather than miss witnessing the birth of his child.
The fine folks at Bovada have passed along to me the NFL Football Player Props, Football Proposition Bets that are available for certain Pittsburgh Steelers players.
I have to admit that the under on the first four props certainly is inviting as I feel the offense will be a little more focused on the run early on in the season.
The good news is that we dont have long to wait...
You always put your kids first and that is not something that has been lost on the previously-troubled quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
The Steelers leader is currently awaiting the birth of his son and has already gone on the record to state that no matter what the cost, he will be there to welcome his child into the world later this year.
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The bewitching hour has come and gone as the Pittsburgh Steelers have boarded their plane and left for Denver with no news that wide receiver Mike Wallace has received a long-term deal.
While their is a very tiny, tiny, tiny chance that they just are keeping it hush, it wouldn't make sense for them to do so and in all likelihood Wallace will now have to play out his fourth...
In just a few hours the Steelers will be heading to Denver for their Sunday night opener against the Broncos. That, by all indications, will mark the start of the Steelers regular season and will end all negotiations by the Steelers. Pittsburgh does not negotiate during the regular season so by Sund ContinueThe post Mike Wallace Negotiations Enter Eleventh Hour appeared first on SteelBlitz.
The best case scenario for any NFL team is to have all hands on deck and everyone healthy for the season opener. While that doesn’t happen as often as we’d like, the potential for injury early in the season is always a risk to be mindful of regardless. Healthy players certainly are not immune to injuries but those who have missed significant portions of time before hand generally...
The Pittsburgh Steelers plan on starting WR Mike Wallace when the team travels to Denver to play the Broncos in their season opener on Sunday night. Fellow wideout Emmanuel Sanders, who had been working in the “X” position while Wallace sat…
out of training camp because of his decision not to sign his restricted tender offer until last week, will likely return to the slot...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will open the season Sunday night against the Denver Broncos, but the status of one of their best players on defense remains unclear.
All-Pro linebacker James Harrison was limited in practice Wednesday and did not practice on Thursday, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.
Harrison was officially activated by the Steelers last week after...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Mike Wallace still haven’t made any progress towards getting a new contract done.
We’ll see if anything else gets done before games kickoff on Sunday. No progress b/n Mike Wallace and Steelers, so that one’s not happening
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 8, 2012
Something that former Steelers Head Coach Bill Cowher used to day, “get a hat on a hat”, is probably embedded in the minds of Steeler fans for all of eternity. We heard it so many times it was like a broken record, but he preached doing so because of the importance of beating your man, taking care of your responsibility on the field. Doing so leads to success, plain and simple...
FoxSports Florida's Kavita Channe makes her NFL pick of the Week. Find out who she chose to come out on top for the Sunday night football's marquee matchup between Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos and Ben Roethlisberger's Pittsburgh Steelers.
As we get ready for the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night opener against the Denver Broncos, here are some interesting numbers that relate to the game.
1 - The number of interceptions that safety Troy Polamalu needs to become the ninth Steelers’ player to record 30 career interceptions.
2 - The number of sacks that linebacker LaMarr Woodley needs to become the eighth player in...