The Pittsburgh Steelers (1-0) will face the Baltimore Ravens (0-1) at M&T Bank Stadium during Thursday Night Football on Sept. 11, 2014. Both teams need to make quick improvements to areas, mainly on defense, that could decide their fate in the AFC North rivalry game.
Steelers Cornerback William Gay is all too familiar with domestic violence as he lost his own mother due to domestic violence when he was just 7-years-old. Today, Gay spoke out in the Steelers lockeroom about the latest Ray Rice video that has surfaced and his thoughts on the situation.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin singled out three players for their performance during week one and also said they must be better in week two if they want to win at Baltimore Thursday night.
The Steelers poor start last year was mirrored by the start from its quarterback. Ben Roethlisberger threw 5 interceptions and was sacked 15 times in the first 4 games, all losses. That has been talked about with this team,“We always want to start fast,” Roethlisberger said.
Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second.
The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
The Ravens made huge strides to improve what turned out to be a putrid offense in 2013. But one of the few bright spots on the offensive side of the ball was Marlon Brown. An undrafted rookie from Georgia with a lot to prove, and loads of potential to do just that.
Many experts would agree that the Cleveland Browns are trending in the right direction for the first time since they last had a winning record in 2007, but not many are ready to call them the team to beat in the AFC North.
What if we told you that the Pittsburgh Steelers would finish third in the AFC North behind the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens, missing the playoffs for the third year in a row.
No matter what Ray Rice said yesterday, it can’t change what he did or the near-universal perception that aristocrats get more chances than we do. But Rice made one refreshing statement: His wife could do no wrong.
In addition to working on memorizing new plays, making improvements and focusing on their skill sets – these guys are also taking in nature. From the mountains to the sea, these teams weren’t just getting their workout on, they’re training in some of the most scenic places in the U.S.
For Pittsburgh fans, they now have a clear idea of how much attending each game could cost. The average price of Pittsburgh Steelers tickets for their eight home games on the secondary market is $335.20.
Former Baltimore Raven Bart Scott is now on the CBS NFL pregame show, The NFL Today, and he joined Starkey and Mueller to talk about his new gig as well as the league trying to crack down on racial slurs used on the field and whether or not players are ready for Michael Sam.
The hotel security video has been released from the night of the incident between Ray Rice and his fiancé in which they were both arrested for assaulting each other.
Pitt Wide Receivers Coach Bobby Engram is thought to be one of Pitt’s top recruiters, but word is now spreading that the Baltimore Ravens are interested in the Pitt assistant as the have a opening for their Wide Receiver coaching position.