QUIZ: Name every prominent quarterback in the history of the Detroit Lions

While there are obscure quarterbacks who threw passes for the Detroit Lions, the QBs featured in this quiz were the ‘top passer’ for the team that year, according to the number of yards passing. The Lions have a long history of being starved for a consistent leader at the quarterback position - with only a handful stringing a few seasons together. We have identified 39 (with...
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Boomer Esiason: Vontaze Burfict should get two-game suspension

One of the Cincinnati Bengals’ all-time greats apparently doesn’t think too highly of one of their current stars. In an interview with Jim Rome, former Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason said that linebacker Vontaze Burfict should be suspended for two games for his hit on Ben Roethlisberger, and he didn’t mince words in doing so. “My own personal opinion is that Vontaze...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals' Vontaze Burfict fined for low hit on Roethlisberger

The Bengals and Steelers concluded their regular season series on Sunday, but the drama between the two AFC North rivals just won’t go away. After the game, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlsberger stated that he felt that Cincinnati linebacker Vontaze Burfict took a cheap shot at his legs. Despite that, ESPN’s Adam Schefter initially reported that Burfict would not be fined for...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlie Batch Had The Greatest Game Or All-Time…Or Did He?

ESPN has tried to shove their new spin on quarterback rating, QBR, down our throats as much as they do Stephen A. Smith or Skip Bayless. To be fair, they’re fighting an uphill battle – the traditional quarterback rating is equally wonky but because it was first, it’s the standard... The post Charlie Batch Had The Greatest Game Or All-Time…Or Did He? appeared first on Steelers...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Turn back time: The Detroit Lions 2000 NFL Draft

Most fans will remember the 1999 season as the first year of the post Barry Sanders era. Charlie Batch was the starting quarterback leading up to the 2000 draft but did lose some starts to Gus Frerotte due to injury. The Lions started hot out of the gates with a 6-2 record. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Who’s at the top after Week 1 of the NFL season? Games of the Week: Five can’t...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Steelers Batch, Hoke Added To KDKA-TV Broadcast Team

The Pittsburgh Steelers preseason game coverage this season provided by KDKA-TV will look and sound a little different as it was reported Tuesday that former Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch and nose tackle Chris Hoke have been hired by station. Batch will serve as the color analyst and co-host the pre- and post-game shows for KDKA and that means he’ll […] Former Steelers...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

2 former Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl champions are trying out for TV

Two former veterans of the Pittsburgh Steelers are trying out a new gig. Both of them spent 11 years with the Steelers, but on opposite sides of the ball. Former Steelers @CharlieBatch16 & @hokiebro76 join KDKA-TV broadcasts READ: — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 5, 2015 Charlie Batch is assuming the role of the network’s...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Another Tweet From Batch Adds Fuel to the Steelers Fire

Twice in the last year plus, former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch has said enough to get me to write about what he had said. It isn’t often that the former back-up QB says or does anything to garner any attention but what Batch has been saying can’t fall on deaf ears any longer. The first piece I wrote came back in September of 2013  and then the second was in...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steelers QB Charlie Batch Wants Contract Of Ben Roethlisberger Extended Right Now

Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch has now moved on with his life's work and that includes him making various appearances on the major sports media networks as an NFL analyst. In addition, Batch is not afraid to express his opinions about the state of his former team on social media and on Thursday, he weighed in with his thoughts on quarterback Ben Roethlisbeger...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

I Think We Know How Charlie Batch Feels

There is little that can fire up two opposing forces faster than the Todd Haley debate but for the first time we may actually have proof that Haley isn’t exactly Mr. Personality of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Former Steelers Quarterback Charlie Batch chimed in on Twitter with a comment regarding Kirby Wilson’s move to Minnesota. You can interpret Batch’s tweet any way you like...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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