The easy part may have been getting to the playoffs in the first place when considering who Baltimore must play next. Their biggest rivals in Pittsburgh will be their first test as they look to advance in the postseason for the 6th time in 7 seasons.
After leaving Sunday night’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals with a hyperextended right knee, reports have surfaced that Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell’s status for the team’s playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens is up in the air.
It happened at 10:34 p.m. on Sunday night. A stadium fell silent. A fan base held their collective breath. Steeler Nation starting saying novenas.
The AFC is a very tight race as the season begins to round to a close and numerous teams are still fighting for a playoff spot. CBS Sports and former special teams ace Steve Tasker spoke on the match-up between the Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins on “Thursday Night Football.”
Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been “vacated immediately,” the players’ union said Friday.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (7-4) will enter week 13 fresh from a bye week looking to be the third AFC North team to hand the New Orleans Saints (4-7) a loss.
It should come as no surprise that there are fines coming out of the latest Steelers-Ravens matchup.
Following up his Week 8 performance against the Colts of 522 yards and six touchdowns, which earned him the AFC Offensive Player of the Week award, Ben Roethlisberger’s encore performance of 340 yards and six touchdowns earned him the same honor in Week 9.
In his weekly news conference, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin discussed Ben Roethlisberger and James Harrison’s performance this past week while looking back at the game against the Baltimore Ravens and looking ahead to Sundays game with the New York Jets.
Ben says he and Tood Haley have worked well together and it feels good to silence the critics.
In a vicious hit that looked like it had the intent to injure, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs targeted the knees of Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount on Sunday night and had to explain himself after the game.
Ben Roethlisberger led the Pittsburgh Steelers to another victory Sunday night and managed to take down his last two opponents in record form – notching 6 TD passes in each of his last two games. It seems like nothing could get Big Ben down…well, except for maybe this late hit.
The Pittsburgh Steelers took advantage of the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night at Heinz Field, winning the week nine game, 42-23.
Labeled underachievers following an inconsistent start, Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense kept hitting one big play after another in one of the best performances the NFL has ever seen from a quarterback.
In his weekly “VESLA 360 Injury Report” exclusively on 937thefan.com, former Pittsburgh Pirates trainer Frank Velasquez examines the Steelers’ Week 9 injury report.