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Is Ben Roethlisberger clutch? Kyle Rodriguez looks at the question, starting with a simple look at playoff performances.
As with Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger has two rings in his young career, along with another Super Bowl appearance. Like Tom Brady, Roethlisberger has been blessed with an exceptional defense early in his career, and through big wins in the playoffs has gathered the mantra that he is a clutch quarterback.
So, in evaluating Big Ben, what do we see in his playoff performances? If the mantra of "clutch" is true, than it should correlate to the playoffs, the big stage for the NFL, where every game is the difference between going home and staying alive. Of course, they don't tell the whole story, and situational stats and drive success must be taken into consideration. But, to begin, we'll examine Roethlisberger's playoff games versus his regular season play.
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By Christopher DiMarino
It is no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers have a very important draft ahead of them on April 22nd. I will take it a step further and insist that this draft could impact their success not only in 2012, but likely 2013. With the condition of Pittsburgh’s current roster salary, this draft could be important to the team’s cap stability if they can draft...
The 2012 NFL combine has come and gone and now the next key date on the 2012 NFL calendar for the Pittsburgh Steelers is March 5th, as that is the deadline for the restricted tenders and franchise tag to be issued.
Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told the media during his press conference at the combine that they were still waiting to hear what the official cap number will...
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today via Twitter that they have hired Shaun Sarrett as their new offensive quality control coach. Sarrett fills the position that became open when Harold Goodwin left to become the new offensive line coach for the Indianapolis Colts.
Sarrett had been on the staff of the Duke University coaching staff since 2008 where he served as their offensive...
The Steelers are in an interesting situation this offseason with their Quarterbacks. Certainly Ben Roethlisberger’s job is safe, but all 3 reserve Quarterbacks are free agents and while the team figures to bring back at least one of them, which do you choose? It’s been status quo for years now with Charlie Batch as the primary backup but perhaps it’s time to go in another...
The biggest story for the Steelers so far this off-season has been in regards to their salary cap issues. Mike Wallace is most fans concern, but there are plenty of other Steelers free agents that fans and the team should be concerned about:
Restricted Free Agents
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The Pittsburgh Steelers first priority of the 2012 NFL offseason was to get under the salary cap, which they've now done after trimming$25 million from their cap according to Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com' AFC North Blog, by restructuring the contracts of players such as Ben Roethlisberger, Lawrence Timmons and Lamar Woodley among others recently.
Yet, the salary...
Coach Mike Tomlin has tentatively filled out his coaching staff with the hiring of Shaun Sarrett as the Steelers offensive quality control coach.
Unlike a lot of NFL teams, the Steelers have not been afraid to draft an interior offensive lineman in the first round. They did so in 2010 with center Maurkice Pouncey, and he has been to the Pro Bowl each of his two seasons with the Steelers.