Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw fined $16,000 for hit on Ben Roethlisberger

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...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: Five keys to defeating the Panthers in week three

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Carolina Panthers will be facing off on Sunday Night Football on Sept. 21 at 8:30 p.m. The Steelers are coming in with a 1-1 record after escaping with a win against the Cleveland Browns in week one and getting trounced by the Baltimore Ravens in week two. Carolina enters the game with a 2-0 record. The game will be played at Bank of America Stadium in...
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SCB Steelers Three-Point Stance; What We’re Looking for Against the Panthers

The term ‘must-win’ game is often over-used in my opinion and I’ve already heard it thrown around about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ match-up with the Carolina Panthers. While I obviously would feel much better with a win this weekend, make no mistake; this is not a must-win game. The Steelers have Tampa Bay, Jacksonville and Cleveland in the three weeks following Sunday night’s...
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Steelers-Panthers Capsule

PITTSBURGH (1-1) at CAROLINA (2-0) Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Panthers by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Pittsburgh 1-1, Carolina 2-0 SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead series 4-1 LAST MEETING - Steelers beat Panthers 27-3 on Dec. 23, 2010. LAST WEEK - Steelers lost to Ravens 26-6; Panthers beat Lions 24-7 AP PRO32 RANKING - Steelers No. 20, Panthers No. 5 STEELERS OFFENSE - OVERALL...
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Searching for Rivals in the Muddled World

Cincinnati football is in a very odd position. With Louisville off the schedule for now and the foreseeable future, the Bearcats are pretty much without a rival. This statement is only hammered home when you take a look at this weekend, where the Bearcats play Miami. The Redhawks and Bearcats have played one of the longest running series in college football history. They’ve met...
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Roethlisberger Has Confidence In Struggling Gilbert

During his Tuesday press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he’s not concerned about right tackle Marcus Gilbert, who has given up four sacks so far in the first two games. On Wednesday, it was quarterback Ben Roethlisberger‘s turn to express his confidence in Gilbert. “You don’t have to say too much to […] Roethlisberger Has Confidence In Struggling...
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X's and O's: Ben Roethlisberger vs. Luke Kuechly

In every football game there is always a key match-up on each side of the ball that plays a major part in determining the outcome of the game. Sunday night in Raleigh won't be any different.Heading into the big Week 3 bout between the Carolina Panthers and the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers, the match-up to watch when the Steelers have the ball might not be the one that's easiest...
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Is the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 tilt with Carolina a top game to watch?

Some teams are pleasant surprises thus far, making them intriguing to check out in more detail. While others are shocking flops, creating a sense of desperation just two weeks into the season. Both scenarios help create some interesting match-ups on the NFL docket. To see the “Fab Five” – the best games on the docket – for Week 3, CLICK HERE. You may also be interested in...
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Ben Roethlisberger Is Hurt, Maybe Not Injured

Ben Roethlisberger took a pretty hefty shot to the chest courtesy of Courtney Upshaw last Thursday. Another thing that happened last Thursday: Ben looked bad. His throws were off target and he didn’t have the same command of the offense we’re used to seeing from him. Those two things might be related. Roethlisberger disclosed this week that he has been in more pain in the last...
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Roethlisberger Likely To Move Into 20th Place On The All-Time Passing Yardage List Sunday Night

In the Sunday night game against the Carolina Panthers, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger needs only 151 passing yards to move into 20th place on the all-time passing yardage list. Roethlisberger, who currently has 34,687 career passing yards heading into Week 3, would pass Jim Everett should he throw for 151 yards or more against […] Roethlisberger Likely To...
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After brutal Week 2, Pittsburgh Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger drops in QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Week 3 Preview: Carolina Panthers

Roethlisberger struggled against the Raven pass rush last week snapping his streak of games with a touchdown pass (via post-gazette) The Carolina Panthers are coming off an impressive 24-7 win over the Detroit Lions. For the first time since 2008, they are 2-0. Now, for the first time since 2003, they’ll attempt to start the season 3-0 as they face off against the 1-1 Pittsburgh...
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Ben Roethlisberger very sore after taking a shot from Courtney Upshaw

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 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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Ben Roethlisberger still hurting from Courtney Upshaw’s hit

Pittsbugh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is still feeling sore after getting drilled in the chest by Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw early in the Steelers’ 26-6 loss to Baltimore on Thursday night. Roethlisberger said Tuesday on 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh that the hit is the second-hardest he has absorbed in his NFL career. “I’m hurting today as much as I was...
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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Still Hurting From Thursday Night Hit

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t at his best in the Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens as he missed on several of his throws. Part of Roethlisberger’s accuracy problems in that game, however, might very well have been a result of the hard hit that took from Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw during the Steelers […] Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger...
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Steelers Stock Up/Stock Down After Week Two

Ben Roethlisberger #455314170 / Stock: Down Ben Roethlisberger is the leader of this offense. This game, he took a lot upon himself, as he only handed it off to star running back Le’Veon Bell 11 times (18 total Steelers rushes).  The point is, the Steelers leader has to step in order for the offense to function well.  Ben has anchored an offense that has now...
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Pittsburgh Steelers offense not good enough to carry the defense

While there was a bit of optimism surrounding the Steelers defense heading into 2014 after the drafting of rookies Ryan Shazier and Stephon Tuit, as well as the offseason free agent signing of veteran free safety Mike Mitchell, the general consensus was that the offense would probably have to carry the bulk of the load if the team was to prosper during the regular season. And why...
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The Steelers Waffling on the No-Huddle is No Good for Anyone

There is no one on this planet who cannot see the difference in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense when it comes to the traditional huddle versus the no-huddle. Ben Roethlisberger thrives in the no-huddle and obviously enjoys running it. We’ve been told for two years now that the no-huddle is here to stay in Pittsburgh yet it always seems to be wanting to find its’ way out of...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Film Room: Break Down Of Roethlisberger’s Incompletions Against Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a rough game Thursday night against the Baltimore Ravens as he was 17-of-31 passing after starting the 5-of-6 on the opening possession. While he did have 14 incompletions in the game, not all of them were on him. Below is a break down of all of the incomplete throws. […] Steelers Film Room: Break Down Of Roethlisberger...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Ravens: An All-22 Primer

By Alex Kozora Another All-22 primer before we get to dive into the Coaches’ Tape from the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens. - How bad was Ben Roethlisberger Thursday night? An ugly night on offense usually starts with the quarterback. Take away a final drive and Big Ben finished with only […] Steelers Versus Ravens: An All-22 Primer is a post...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Says He May Be Underappreciated Outside Of Pittsburgh

In an interview with former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher on the NFL Network prior to the Thursday night game against the Baltimore Ravens, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger agreed that he might underappreciated on the national level. “Yeah, maybe,” Roethlisberger told Cowher. “But I think the Pittsburghers appreciate me. I think that it’s going to […] Steelers...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Brown Lets Golden Opportunity Slip Out Of His Hands

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran wide receiver Lance Moore to a two-year contract after failing to re-sign Jerricho Cotchery, who emerged as a key weapon last year for Ben Roethlisberger after inheriting the slot receiver position. The Steelers had to do without Moore during this first week of games, however, due to a groin injury that has had him sidelined for about a month...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Offensive Identity Not So Apparent After Last Six Quarters

At one point in the first half of the season opener, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense led three consecutive touchdown drives, bookmarked by two field goal drives. Since the first half against the Cleveland Browns, that same offense, with the same personnel, has only managed a field goal per 30 minutes. That’s not going to cut it. It didn’t last night, and it won’t next week...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger Gets Rocked By Courtney Upshaw (Video)

Photo Credit: Greg Hollenback/Vine 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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Run Over Steelers 26-6 Thursday Night In Baltimore

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped to 1-1 on the young season Thursday night thanks to them losing on the road to the Baltimore Ravens 26-6. The Steelers defense looked just like the one that gave up 24 second half points o the Cleveland Browns in Week 1 as the Ravens rushed for 157 yards on 36 carries. The Steelers offense didn’t look much better as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss
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