While Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn’t likely to soon forget the hit that he took from Baltimore Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw a week ago Thursday, Upshaw’s bank account could be the thing that is ultimately hurt the most. According to a Friday evening report by the Baltimore Sun, Upshaw has been fined $16,537 by […]
Ravens Upshaw Fined $16,537...
Ravens outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw has been fined $16,000 by the league office for his roughing-the-passer penalty last week against Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
Upshaw plans to appeal the NFL punishment.
"Yeah, the fined me. They got me," Upshaw said. "Of course, I'm going to appeal. That's $16,000. At the end of the day, I...
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh that Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw hit him so hard last week that he’s still sore.
“I’m hurting today as much as I was at any point I can think of in the last year,” Roethlisberger said, via ESPN.com.
Big Ben said it was one of the hardest hits he ever took.
“This is easily right there with a close...
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It’s Week 2 of NFL Football and Thursday night presented an AFC North battle between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
However, the matchup proved to be far from a battle as Baltimore completely dominated Pittsburgh and destroyed the Steelers with the score of 26-6.
Early in the first quarter, Ravens’ linebacker Courtney Upshaw...
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw was called for a controversial “roughing the passer” penalty on the third play of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ opening possession Thursday night that left many confused and incredulous. How on earth could the hit have been roughing the passer when Upshaw nailed quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the numbers for what should […]
One of the better rivalries in the NFL these days is the one between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. Both teams are typically pretty good and contend for a spot in the playoffs and have a similar mentality--hit or be hit. They don't mess around and try to get pretty on plays. They are blue collar, hard-working, drive the ball down your throat kind of football teamsSo...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is bigger than most NFL defensive ends, so if you’re going to tackle him, you better bring the pain.
Ravens outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw is in shape this season, and lowered the boom on Roethlisberger, after the Steelers quarterback shook off a would be tackler.
Standing at his locker Monday night after a practice spent chasing down running backs and quarterbacks, Courtney Upshaw brooded about a few plays that had eluded him.
Visibly tired, Upshaw shook his head.
“I’ve got to do better,” he said. “We all know I’ve got to improve. Every year, I want to get better. That’s what it’s all about.”
Quiet and introspective, Upshaw...
Baltimore Ravens third-year outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw is generating some buzz this offseason—but unlike a lot of players it’s not for off-the-field trouble or his on-field performance. The former 2012 second round pick (No. 35 overall) out of Alabama—who was called out by coach John Harbaugh last year for “eating too much”—continues to struggle to stay in shape...
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The Baltimore Ravens agreed to terms on a four-year contract with their top pick in the 2012 draft, University of Alabama linebacker Courtney Upshaw, according to John Eisenberg of CSNBaltimore.com. Upshaw’s deal is worth $5.29 million, which includes a $2.92 million signing bonus under the NFL slotting system, according to Aaron Wilson of The Carroll [...]