Wednesday’s practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers was a testing ground for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. While head coach Mike Tomlin hasn’t said that Roethlisberger will make the start against the San Diego Chargers, the team is preparing with the understanding that it doesn’t matter who the quarterback is and they must improve. Read the full practice report and find out who will be stepping into rolls left vacant by injured Steelers.
Kelvin L. Beachum, Jr. may be a rookie with little experience in the National Football League, but on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens he showed that not only does he have great potential, but also an incredible work ethic and strong beliefs. Beachum’s play helped resurrect the hopes of the Pittsburgh Steelers to get to the playoffs in 2012, and maybe even further.
BALTIMORE (93-7 THE FAN) — Third-string quarterback Charlie Batch was able to perform surgery under duress in Baltimore Sunday because the Steelers, despite chronic injury woes up front, made sure he was well protected.
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 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 third day of the 2012 NFL Draft got underway Saturday morning.