PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Just as the Steelers began to see the door swing closed on their season, a window of hope has opened for several injured players who could bolster their playoff hopes in time for Week 13, including Ben Roethlisberger.
Injury news from the Steelers was finalized after Friday’s practice. Five players, including Isaac Redman, are probable for the game against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium Sunday. While listed as questionable for the game, Antonio Brown believes that after a limited week in practice, he will be able to play.
The Pittsburgh Steelers entered practice on Wednesday feeling the intensity in the atmosphere as Plaxico Burress and Brian Hoyer had their first full session with quarterback Charlie Batch at the helm. Focused on a win against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, the team is preparing for a competitive battle. David DeCastro returned for the first time since a preseason knee injury.
The revolving door of injuries to the Pittsburgh Steelers stopped turning for a moment Tuesday as quarterback Brian Hoyer and receiver Plaxico Burress were signed to one-year contracts. The roster changes were necessary for the Steelers to be competitive against the Cleveland Browns an AFC North showdown.
When the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens Sunday Night, sparks are sure to fly. A highly anticipated AFC North Division Rivalry, the game is sure to be hotly contested. While the Steelers will be without Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown, they get back Rashard Mendenhall. Read the injury report and see which player is saying what about the big game at Heinz Field.
Ben Roethlisberger didn’t participate in practice and will be out for the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field. Enter Byron Leftwich as the starting quarterback. With a short practice week, the Steelers are focused on getting Leftwich more reps and finding ways to control the game.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — With Antonio Brown out for Monday night’s game against visiting Kansas City (1-7), and, unfortunately, perhaps longer, head coach Mike Tomlin has given the “next man up” nod to backup receiver Jerricho Cotchery not just on offense, but on special teams too.
Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown may have injured his ankle worse than expected. With four players out against the Kansas City Chiefs in a Monday Night Football matchup, the Steelers will make moves to fill spots where injuries plague them. The Steelers will likely see Jonathan Dwyer adding rushing yards with Isaac Redman in a balanced offense against a floundering Chiefs team.
Despite the 1-7 record of the Kansas City Chiefs, practice has been going forward as usual for the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) whose offensive coordinator, Todd Haley, isn’t interested in revenge, but a win.
The Pittsburgh Steelers move to 5-3 on the season, breaking a four game winning streak by the NFC East-leading New York Giants in a game that gave tribute to storm survivors, first responders and the military.
Thanks to solid play in nearly every aspect of their Heinz Field pairing, The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to beat the Washington Redskins, 27-12. Celebrating 80 years of professional football, the Steelers set a new mark – 400 wins – the most in the NFL since the 1970s merger between the American Football League and the National Football League. The Steelers get high marks for their performance.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are returning home to Heinz Field with a 3-3 record going into Week 8 of the NFL regular season. Their opponents, the Washington Redskins (3-4) may have tooled themselves to Robert Griffin III, but do they have what it takes to beat the Steelers at home?
Steelers’ linebacker Stevenson Sylvester joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on The FAN to discuss his season, and the Steelers special teams penalties that Head Coach Mike Tomlin pointed out earlier today during his weekly press conference.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (2-3) will be without five key players against the Cincinnati Bengals (3-3) in their first divisional game Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals are dealing with a rash of injuries of their own.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (2-3) will enter Paul Brown Stadium to face the AFC North division Cincinnati Bengals (3-3) in their first divisional pairing of the 2012 NFL season prepared for a much-needed win.