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The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their second of their three-day mini-camp today on the South Side facility. Ben Roethlisberger did not participate in drills but did throw a few passes. Rookie Markus Wheaton was again absent as he is finishing classes at Oregon State. As you know, I don’t do a whole lot of ‘Steelers’ News’ as I’m much more into analysis and opinion, but these are my thoughts from the second day of mini-camp…
The experiment of moving Stevenson Sylvester from inside backer to outside apparently continues. “Sly” doesn’t really know why the switch is happening, but most of us are aware that linebackers’ coach Keith Butler has said the fourth-year backer is down to his last chance with the team. I find the move a bit surprising considering the lack of depth at both inside and outside backer. However, Butler, Defensive Coordinator Dick LeBeau and Head Coach Mike Tomlin must feel he has a better chance of seeing the field from that spot. Sly has been a good special tea...
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While researching the career sack numbers of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, I wanted to try to determine a perfect recipe for him winning games as it relates to sacks taken and yards per carry produced by everyone except for him and what I found was pretty astonishing.
While it might be hard to believe, the Steelers are 40-4 (91%) in games that Roethlisberger...
By Jeremy Hritz
Last week, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had what was described as a minor procedure done on his right knee. This sent a wave of anxiety through Steelers Nation and stirred discussion about Roethlisberger’s remaining time in the NFL.
Specifically, on Sirius XM Radio on Ross Tucker’s The Opening Drive, the topic of discussion was how may...
The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their first mandatory mini camp practice on Tuesday and starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger met the media afterwards to talk about the minor surgical procedure he had performed last week on his right knee.
"It feels great," Roethlisberger said, when asked how his knee is currently feeling. "I saw Dr. Bradley this morning, and...
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger had minor knee surgery on Wednesday. Roethlisberger told reporters today that he could play on Sunday if he could. “It feels great,” Roethlisberger said. “I saw Doc Bradley this morning. He was pleasantly surprised with the range of motion and where we’re at with the swelling. It feels great. I’ve been off crutches for a couple days now...
Big Ben wasn’t kidding when he told reporters that he felt like he could play on Sunday if there was a game. Roethlisberger was on the field throwing passes on Wednesday.
Roethlisberger had minor knee surgery on June 5. Everything is looking good for Big Ben right now, and he’ll definitely be ready for training camp.
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PITTSBURGH – Ben Roethlisberger could play Sunday, less than two weeks after minor knee surgery ...
Before we get into the individual roster battles that will begin to take place when the Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe in six weeks, let's have a look at how many roster spots are legitimately up for grabs now that the team has wrapped up their offseason practices.
Quarterbacks (3): Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski, Landry Jones
These three spots have been set...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says his right knee is great and he could practice next week if he needed to.
Roethlisberger underwent minor surgery last week to address some lingering discomfort in the knee. He expects to be 100 percent when training camp opens in late July.
When Roethlisberger does return, he'll be working with a new-look offense of sorts...
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin wrapped up the team’s offseason program early when he cancelled the final practice of minicamp on Thursday, giving the players a break until they report back in late July. “I just told the guys it’s been a great offseason, but,
As Bob Labriola described in his comments after today’s first mini-camp session came to a end, these three days are often analogous to the last three days of school. For the players, many of whom have been through rookie camp and then OTA’s, this is the end before the real fun begins on July 27th. I think it’s a fair assessment by Labriola because many of the players are anxious...
The Pittsburgh Steelers mandatory mini camp got underway on Tuesday and here is a recap from day one.
Markus Down For An Excused Absence - With it being a mandatory mini camp the Steelers had everyone present except for rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton, according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. That means both Troy Polamalu and Ryan Clark are back in town as...
Marc and Matt are back on the airwaves talking 2013 Steelers mini camp and offseason news as we start ramping up for training camp in July. Topics in this show include latest injury news on and off the field, preliminary looks at some matchups to watch at Linebacker, Running Back, and the Offensive line. Latest on Ben Roethlisberger, the state of Wide Receivers and much more.
By Jeremy Hritz
There is no question that Ben Roethlisberger is critical to the success of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, and that his absence from the lineup encumbers the unit’s potential. His unique skill set provides a variety of offensive possibilities that challenge defenses in ways that no other quarterback can.
Troy Polamalu used to be Roethlisberger’s equivalent...
Pittsburgh Steelers quaterback Ben Roethlisberger, who had minor knee surgery last Wednesday, said he feels great and could play in a game on Sunday if there was one. Roethlisberger watched the first day of Steelers minicamp from the sideline
Day two of the Pittsburgh Steelers mandatory mini camp was a pretty uneventful one, but there were still a few things worthy of some attention just the same as the defensive coaches were allowed to talk to the media on Wednesday. Here is a recap for you.
Adams Football Family Reunion - Nothing has changed as far as injuries go as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (knee), tight end...