With no increase expected in the 2013 NFL salary cap, the Pittsburgh Steelers will likely see many of their most recognized and fan favored players on different teams or retired following the final regular season game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, December 30. Fans who are already depressed about the loss to the Cincinnati Bengals may be looking at even more tough times ahead.
Ike Taylor and LaMarr Woodley may be out for the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5) when they host the San Diego Chargers (4-8) at Heinz Field Sunday, but the return of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to the field and players returning from injury lists puts the Steelers in great position to win the game. Everyone is feeling that the timing is just right.
Despite news that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to participate in a limited capacity in practice this week, Pittsburgh Steelers fans will have to wait at least one more week to see him on the football field in action. News that wide receiver Antonio Brown and safety Troy Polamalu will return on Sunday has lifted the hopes of the Steelers faithful.
News of moves and player statuses showed on Wednesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5) are not focusing on the past in their preparation and practice sessions for their second meeting in three weeks with the Baltimore Ravens (9-2).
The 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in a similar position to the 1976 Steelers, a team that team founder Art Rooney Jr. ‘The Chief’ loved more than his four Super Bowl teams. If he were still alive, what might ‘The Chief’ tell today’s team?
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.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed two players in the wake of several injuries suffered over the past two weeks.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have confirmed that Charlie Batch will get the start against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
When word broke that Bryon Leftwhich was injured and Plaxico Burress was possibly coming back to the Steelers, Twitter, Facebook, bars and dinner tables were all buzzing.
Let’s take our weekly look back at the week that was in the NFL for week 11.
The quarterback situation for the Pittsburgh Steelers may have become even more bleak Monday afternoon.
The Pittsburgh Steelers were unable to convert their quick start against the Baltimore Ravens in their Sunday Night Football matchup by losing, 10-13. The Ravens go two games ahead in the AFC North. Grading your favorite team is never easy, but in a disappointing and close loss, it’s even harder.
Every Monday morning, 93.7 The Fan Steelers Insider, and Post-Gazette Beat Writer, Ed Bouchette joins the Fan Morning Show to analyze Sunday’s Game.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — For all his struggles Sunday night, Byron Leftwich produced one more touchdown than did Joe Flacco. Receiver Mike Wallace, who also endured a rough night, believes the quarterback and the defense deserved a better fate in a 13-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field.