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.
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.
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.
The Fan’s Jim Colony made his usual trip down to the South Side this week, where he caught up with Steelers’ center Maurkice Pouncey for their regular “In Depth With Maurkice Pouncey” spot and also chatted with wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery.
Joe Starkey of Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN caught up with Steelers Defensive Backs Coach Carnell Lake, and Wide Receiver Jerricho Cotchery to talk about this weekend’s matchup with the Oakland Raiders.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — In its heyday, “The Black Hole”–better known as the Oakland Coliseum–was one of the toughest places to play in the NFL, and a lot of that had to do with the team playing in it.
Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday, as the team prepares to face his former team, the New York Jets, on Sunday.