Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told Cook & Poni on 93.7 the Fan Tuesday that he’s still very sore from a hit he received in the loss to the Ravens. Roethlisberger said the hit caused a whip-lash type effect and he has sore ribs.
Last week for the first time, rookie receiver Martavis Bryant was healthy enough to play, but was scratched. This week, the Steelers could have their biggest catch in free agency, 9-year veteran Lance Moore back from a groin injury.
The Steelers dealt with news of Ray Rice head-on, having to play in Baltimore last Thursday night. Since that time, Minnesota benched star running back Adrian Peterson for an indictment for “reckless or negligent injury to a child”-his 4-year-old son who he hit with a switch. Carolina’s Greg Hardy was also benched for domestic abuse charges.
Despite several players being placed on the injury report, the overall outlook for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they head into Thursday’s meeting with the Baltimore Ravens is healthy. That should equate to the continuation of a healthy AFC North rivalry.
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 Pittsburgh Steelers elected to keep six wide receivers on their 53-man roster heading into their first NFL game of the regular season Sunday against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field, and with the injury to veteran free-agent Lance Moore, the move makes perfects sense.
Steelers GM Kevin Colbert joined Bob Pompeani live at training camp Saturday.
Big Ben talks about what it was like when he made his debut and two huge events that he has coming up for a great cause.
The NBA has banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
The Steelers have seen plenty of turnover on their roster this offseason, but some of the biggest changes will he happening at the wide receiver position.
With the loss of wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery, the Steelers receiving corp got thin, but today the team announced the signing of former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore to a two-year deal to help fill that void.
Bouchette tells the Cook and Poni Show that Jones-Drew would not be happy as a back up to Le’Veon Bell
While the Steelers offense finished the season on a strong note this past year, there will be some pieces that need to be replaced as free agency has struck that side of the ball for them as well.
Lance Moore is one of those players that understands what it means to pay your dues in the world of professional football. Now, after eight years in the league, he is going to be a starting wide received for the New Orleans Saints, and it is totally deserved.