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Steelers & Ben Roethlisberger To Put Off Extension Talks Until Next Year

  According to Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will not receive a contract extension until after the 2014 season. Cole adds that Roethlisberger is aware of his and understands the situation. This fits with a number of reports that previously mentioned extension talks were unlikely to take place until next offseason. Interestingly enough, Roethlisberger...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Snoop Dogg begs Pittsburgh Steelers to fire Todd Hailey

Last night was supposed to be the dress rehearsal for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 season, but instead they got caught with their pants down. Visiting the Philadelphia Eagles, the team played atrociously the first three quarters, particularly on offense. Ben Roethlisberger was under pressure constantly and was off target with a number of throws. None of the running backs were...
Via cover32 - Steelers
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways From Philadelphia’s Dominating Win Over Pittsburgh

#453927724 / gettyimages.com Coming into this game, Philadelphia was 0-2 and were playing terribly on defense, and was inconsistent on offense. But, Philadelphia’s first and second string scored 31 points on Pittsburgh first team defense, and their first string defense held Pittsburgh scoreless. Nick Foles was 19-29 with 179 yards, one touchdown and one INT. Philadelphia’s leading...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should Pittsburgh Steelers Fans Be Concerned About Ben Roethlisberger and the Offense?

The focus was not there for the Pittsburgh Steelers offense Thursday night. Was is because of the trouble their two top running backs got in? Was it something else? Or were they simply outplayed by the better team (the Philadelphia Eagles)?Or is this just another example of too much weight being given to preseason play?via GfycatAsk a Steelers fan and they will probably say it was...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Animated Gifs From Steelers Loss To Eagles

There certainly were not a lot of  positive plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-21 preseason loss Thursday night to the Philadelphia Eagles, but I have managed to carve out a few animated gifs for you to look at.   What’s so exciting about an incomplete pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to wide receiver Marcus Wheaton […] Animated Gifs From Steelers Loss To Eagles...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Snoop Dogg in a Bonnet Cursing Out Steelers OC (Video)

I believe a lot of Steelers fans feel the same way. Todd Haley has been a punching bag for fans, media and Ben Roethlisberger since he was hired by the Steelers. It is hard to keep up with Snoop’s teams, he has been known to jump some bandwagons. The question begs is Haley the real problem or is the Steelers defense the real issue? Also it doesn’t help with your starting and...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Eagles Second Half Live Update And Discussion Thread

The Pittsburgh Steelers receive the ball to start the second half after the Philadelphia Eagles dominated the second half, both on  the field and on the scoreboard, as Pittsburgh trails 17-0. Ben Roethlisberger has not been sharp, even if the running game has shown some promise behind Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount. The defense, however, has had little […] Steelers vs...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger impressed with Markus Wheaton

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been impressed with second-year receiver Markus Wheaton so far in camp. “He’s learning and growing fast, and we need him to,” Roethlisberger said. “That’s what’s great about him. He doesn’t make the same mistake twice. He’s busting his butt every day in practice. I grabbed him upstairs [Monday] and talked to him about something...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger Hands Off to Cheech and Chong

The Pittsburgh Steelers have problems at running back since their first two options have gone up in smoke, literally. Starting running back Le;Veon Bell and backup running back LeGarette Blount were both arrested yesterday on marijuana possession charges outside of Pittsburgh. The officer found 20 grams of marijuana in the car which both Bell, Blount and an unidentified third person...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
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Report: Bell, Blount suspensions ‘will not come soon, if at all this season’

The Pittsburgh Steelers top two running backs, Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount, face charges of marijuana possession, but are likely to be suspended just one game. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the two running backs suspensions won’t come anytime soon if at all this season. Bell and Blount were pulled over at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday by Ross Township traffic...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kozora: Steelers 2014 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Second Preseason Game Edition

By Alex Kozora My fourth attempt at predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53 man roster before we kick off tonight’s third preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Feel free to add in with your input below. Offense (23) Quarterbacks (2) – Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Gradkowski Analysis: Nothing changed here. Two extra practice squad spots only does more […] Kozora: Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Six overlooked NFL teams that could be contenders in 2014

There are a number of teams in the NFL who could prove to be big surprises in 2014. Let’s take a look at six of them. Pittsburgh Steelers The recent news about running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount both being arrested while in possession of 20 grams of marijuana could really hurt the Steelers' running game, but they could still be able to overcome the losses...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers RBs Bell, Blount arrested together for marijuana

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were arrested Wednesday afternoon following a traffic stop, reports the Associated Press. Bell, Blount and a female passenger were arrested for marijuana possession. According to the Associated Press, traffic officer Sean Stafiej pulled over a Camaro driven by Bell around 1:30 p.m. after officer Stafiej, who...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger holds steady in 1-32 starting 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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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Keisel: ‘It means a lot to be back’

Brett Keisel is back in black and gold. The Steelers signed the defensive end to a two-year contract on Wednesday.  Keisel had been an unrestricted free agent since March and was hoping to return to the Steelers for a 13th season. “It means a lot to be back,” said Keisel, via Steelers.com.  “There really is no place like here, no place like home. It was tough, just the...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers bring Brett Keisel back

Brett Keisel is returning to Pittsburgh. The Steelers and the defensive end have reached an agreement on a contract, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Steelers and DE Brett Keisel have reached agreement. Keisel back to Pittsburgh, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 19, 2014 Keisel, 35, has spent his entire 12-year NFL career with the Steelers, collecting...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers shoot up preseason Power Rankings, check in at No. 9

Every team has played two games. Most of the starters have seen enough action to provide a sense of what a team has to offer. And the picture is becoming clearer around the league. Yes, it’s dangerous to put too much stock in preseason games. But it’s also foolish to ignore information that can be very valuable, which is what exhibitions provide to the keen observer. With that...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Illegal contract penalties in two weeks of preseason have already passed 2014 total

Can penalties change a game?  You bet…. The 2014 preseason has been pretty interesting, because there have been more pieces of yellow material thrown around than ever before.  A matter of fact, after two weeks of preseason the referees have thrown more penalties for illegal contract then the entire 2013 NFL season.  This is not […] The post Illegal contract penalties in two...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger Expecting To Play Entire First Half Against Eagles

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a short week to prepare for their Thursday night game against the Philadelphia Eagles but quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is readying himself to play the entire first half, according to Scott Brown of ESPN.com. Roethlisberger wll likely be surrounded by the rest of the first-team offense on the road against the Eagles […] Roethlisberger Expecting To...
Via Steelers Depot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steeler Nation May Learn to Love Todd Haley

Ben Roethlisberger said earlier this off-season regarding his relationship with offensive coordinator “I enjoy working with him. I think we have a good relationship now.” My guess is that Coach Haley is giving his quarterback more input in the offense, which is why we’re hearing that we should see a lot more no huddle this season. With the face of the franchise finally embracing...
Via Steel City Blitz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Depth Receivers Lacking In Quality Looks

Through two preseason games, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first-team offense has been able to perform well, both driving down the field and scoring. On the four drives led by Ben Roethlisberger, they scored three times, and passed up on a fourth and one opportunity near midfield on the last possession. The backup quarterbacks have not been […] Steelers Depth Receivers Lacking In...
Via Steelers Depot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Showing Variety In Offensive Identity

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken very different approaches in the first two preseason games when it comes to game planning on the offensive side of the ball, particularly with the first-team unit under Ben Roethlisberger. Of course, Roethlisberger only played one series in the first preseason game, but it was clear that the plan heading […] Steelers Showing Variety In Offensive...
Via Steelers Depot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

5 things we learned from Steelers-Bills

The Pittsburgh Steelers played a much scrappier, much more competitive game of football in the 19-16 win against the Buffalo Bills. A lot of young players stepped up once again as the fights for roster spots intensify.  Here’s a look at what we learned from Saturday night’s matchup. No one emerging as favorite in backup quarterback competition This should have been the year...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lack of QB Depth in Pittsburgh is Not a Laughing Matter

The fact that Ben Roethlisberger played in all 16 games last season and took every single offensive snap should give Steelers’ fans a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. That feeling immediately turns to a cold, murky existence when swallowing the reality of those that will take Roethlisberger’s spot should something happen to him. I openly admit that I thought Landry Jones looked better...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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