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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...
Via Steelers Depot
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Free Agency – Pittsburgh Steelers: Will They Lose Sanders?

Former Steelers QB, Charlie Batch, weighed in on whether or not he thinks Emmanuel Sanders will be wearing …
Via On Her Game
February 04, 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...
Via Steel City Blitz
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Happy Birthday Charlie Batch

For many Steeler fans, Charlie Batch represents more than just a football player. He was and is an enduring figure in the community at large and one of the few real Pittsburghers who wore the Black and Gold with dignity and pride for quite a while. And today he turns 39. Happy birtrhday, Charlie! He was drafted out of Eastern Michigan by the Detroit Lions in 1998. After four...
Via Black and Gold Forever
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Baltimore Ravens, But Still Have Some Work to Do on Defense

Did anyone else expect to see Ben Roethlisberger go all Jim Valvano and run across the Heinz Field turf desperately looking for Charlie Batch after Sunday’s game? Aren’t Batch and Roethlisberger supposed to engage in a minute-long bro hug whenever Shaun Suisham kicks a last-second field goal in a Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Baltimore Ravens? Suisham’s 42-yard field...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Baltimore Ravens, But Still Have Some Work to Do on Defense

Did anyone else expect to see Ben Roethlisberger go all Jim Valvano and run across the Heinz Field turf desperately looking for Charlie Batch after Sunday’s game? Aren’t Batch and Roethlisberger supposed to engage in a minute-long bro hug whenever Shaun Suisham kicks a last-second field goal in a Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Baltimore Ravens? Suisham’s 42-yard field...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Baltimore Ravens, But Still Have Some Work to Do on Defense

Did anyone else expect to see Ben Roethlisberger go all Jim Valvano and run across the Heinz Field turf desperately looking for Charlie Batch after Sunday’s game? Aren’t Batch and Roethlisberger supposed to engage in a minute-long bro hug whenever Shaun Suisham kicks a last-second field goal in a Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Baltimore Ravens? Suisham’s 42-yard field...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Baltimore Ravens, But Still Have Some Work to Do on Defense

Did anyone else expect to see Ben Roethlisberger go all Jim Valvano and run across the Heinz Field turf desperately looking for Charlie Batch after Sunday’s game? Aren’t Batch and Roethlisberger supposed to engage in a minute-long bro hug whenever Shaun Suisham kicks a last-second field goal in a Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Baltimore Ravens? Suisham’s 42-yard field...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Baltimore Ravens, But Still Have Some Work to Do on Defense

Did anyone else expect to see Ben Roethlisberger go all Jim Valvano and run across the Heinz Field turf desperately looking for Charlie Batch after Sunday’s game? Aren’t Batch and Roethlisberger supposed to engage in a minute-long bro hug whenever Shaun Suisham kicks a last-second field goal in a Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Baltimore Ravens? Suisham’s 42-yard field...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Baltimore Ravens, But Still Have Some Work to Do on Defense

Did anyone else expect to see Ben Roethlisberger go all Jim Valvano and run across the Heinz Field turf desperately looking for Charlie Batch after Sunday’s game? Aren’t Batch and Roethlisberger supposed to engage in a minute-long bro hug whenever Shaun Suisham kicks a last-second field goal in a Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Baltimore Ravens? Suisham’s 42-yard field...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Baltimore Ravens, But Still Have Some Work to Do on Defense

Did anyone else expect to see Ben Roethlisberger go all Jim Valvano and run across the Heinz Field turf desperately looking for Charlie Batch after Sunday’s game? Aren’t Batch and Roethlisberger supposed to engage in a minute-long bro hug whenever Shaun Suisham kicks a last-second field goal in a Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Baltimore Ravens? Suisham’s 42-yard field...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Baltimore Ravens, But Still Have Some Work to Do on Defense

Did anyone else expect to see Ben Roethlisberger go all Jim Valvano and run across the Heinz Field turf desperately looking for Charlie Batch after Sunday’s game? Aren’t Batch and Roethlisberger supposed to engage in a minute-long bro hug whenever Shaun Suisham kicks a last-second field goal in a Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Baltimore Ravens? Suisham’s 42-yard field...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Baltimore Ravens, But Still Have Some Work to Do on Defense

Did anyone else expect to see Ben Roethlisberger go all Jim Valvano and run across the Heinz Field turf desperately looking for Charlie Batch after Sunday’s game? Aren’t Batch and Roethlisberger supposed to engage in a minute-long bro hug whenever Shaun Suisham kicks a last-second field goal in a Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Baltimore Ravens? Suisham’s 42-yard field...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Sean Spence’s Return Would Be a Different Kind of Victory

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t make the playoffs in 2012, Charlie Batch did lead them to a dramatic upset of the eventual Super Bowl-champion Baltimore Ravens in early December. When Shaun Suisham’s field goal sailed through the uprights as time ran out in Baltimore, Batch and Ben Roethlisberger embraced for at least 30 seconds. They knew they were nearing the end...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlie Batch Hints That Ben Roethlisberger Wasn’t Allowed To Audiblize Last Season

Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch let it be known recently that offensive coordinator Todd Haley wouldn’t allow quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to audiblize out of plays at the line of scrimmage last season. “By not being allowed that flexibility, like Bruce Arians allowed him to have to change at the line of scrimmage to a […] Charlie Batch Hints That Ben...
Via Steelers Depot
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlie Batch Stirs Up More Drama in Pittsburgh

Much like there are Democrats and Republicans, there are Pro-Haley’s and Anti-Haley’s in the city of Pittsburgh. Former Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Charlie Batch has thrown another match onto this fire courtesy of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Alan Robinson. Much like how ESPN won’t let anything ‘A-Rod’ die, it appears that some in the Pittsburgh media are unwilling...
Via Steel City Blitz
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlie Batch not ready to retire just yet

Free agency quarterback Charlie Batch told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that he’s not ready to retire just yet. “I’m not closing the door,” the former Steel Valley High star said. “I’m open to whatever is out there for me.” Batch says he wouldn’t working in an NFL front office. “I’d definitely be open to (Steelers GM) Kevin Colbert teaching me his job,” Batch...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlie Batch has no plans to retire

Charlie Batch is not planning to retire this offseason. The 38-year-old has served as a backup quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2003. The Steelers were forced to turn to Batch last season after injuries struck starter Ben Roethlisberger and then backup Byron Leftwich. He will hope for a similar opportunity this season. “I’m not closing the door,” said Batch to...
Via Tireball.com
May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers could have selected the best quarterback in the draft

Landry Jones could be this years draft steal. In the past few years Big Ben has been rattled by injuries that left quartebacks Charlie Batch and Byron Leftwich coming in to take over. With that being said the four year starter at Oklahoma fell into a wonderful spot. Landry will compete with Byron Leftwich for the back up spot. I believe that Landry will shine in camp and if an injury...
Via NFL Draft Zone
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

I Don’t Think Charlie Batch is Done Just Yet

Many of you won’t want to hear this for a variety of reasons but I’m going to say it anyway. I don’t think Charlie Batch is completely done yet with the Pittsburgh Steelers. I understand that you want nothing to do with a guy who is closer to his AARP card than his rookie year, but take an objective look at things and you’ll see where I’m going. Yesterday on my weekly appearance...
Via Steel City Blitz
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft Aftermath: Will Charlie Batch Be a Casualty?

Rewind to the third day of the 2013 NFL Draft… Commissioner Roger Goddell approaches the podium, takes a breath, and announces, “With the 115th pick of the NFL Draft, The Pittsburgh Steelers pick Landry Jones, Quarterback, University of Oklahoma!”(OK, so maybe the Commish was at home chillin’ during the fourth round of the draft… You get the idea…)With the utterance of...
Via Football Nation
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlie Batch Thinks There Is More To The Steelers Drafting Landry Jones Than Meets The Eye

In a recent article by Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch weighed in on his former team signing backup Bruce Gradkowski this offeseason and drafting Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth-round of the 2013 NFL draft this past weekend. Batch indicated that he thinks that the Steelers drafting of Jones goes "much...
Via Steelers Depot
April 30, 2013  |  1 Comment

Charlie Batch: Steelers will groom Landry Jones as their eventual starter

The Pittsburgh Steelers needed a backup quarterback so they went and got one. Oklahoma’s Landry Jones brings youth to the spot that has been held down by a series of aging veterans that can no longer get it done. One of which has come out to state that Jones is not only removing him from his spot, he may remove starter Ben Roethlisberger from his eventually. Please click here...
Via Players View
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Batch believes the Steelers may want to groom Landry Jones to replace Roethlisberger

Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that’s it’s possible that the Steelers drafted Landry Jones to take over for Ben Roethliserger at some point. “Maybe they weren’t happy with what they had behind Ben and Bruce. That could be. But ultimately, I think this isn’t about replacing me. Big picture, maybe they’re thinking,...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 29, 2013  |  1 Comment

NFL players join journalism symposium

Charlie Batch and Derrick Dockery are among 23 current and former NFL players who will take part in a sports journalism symposium next month. Brady Poppinga, Brendon Ayanbadejo and Erin Henderson are other current players who will attend May 13-16 at Bowling Green State University. The program will focus on improving each player's writing skills for print, broadcast and digital...
Via AP on Fox
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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