Go ahead and soothe yourself — if you’d like — and say the Steelers lost an independent game on Sunday when they fell to the Tennessee Titans, 16-9, in the season opener at Heinz Field.
The Fan Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette of the Post-Gazette says Ben Roethlisberger and Lawrence Timmons will restructure their contracts as they must get under the NFL salary cap by March 12.
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.
The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to 7-8 on the season and lose to the Cincinnati Bengals, but also the chance that they’d stay alive long enough to enter the playoffs. Read more to find out how each unit was graded based on their performance in the 13-10 loss.
The Cincinnati Bengals (8-6) will face the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-7) in a game Sunday at Heinz Field that could determine the outcome of not only the AFC North divisional championship but also playoff potentials and positioning.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (7-6) and the Dallas Cowboys (7-6) will face each other at Dallas Cowboys Stadium on Sunday. Both teams are looking for a playoff berth. Getting through Dallas is the first stop on the Steelers’ three-game stand in which many feel is a must win situation. Friday’s final injury report and fantasy outlook is now available.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Barring the umpteenth injury to the Steelers’ offensive line, the tape will show that Ramon Foster replaced Willie Colon at left guard in Dallas Sunday. In any event, Foster hopes that tape shows something–anything–better than the one of last Sunday’s disaster at Heinz Field.
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).
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.
The Fan Morning Show’s Jim Colony and Gregg Giannotti made their way down to the South Side this week, where Jim talked with wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and Gregg chatted with offensive lineman Ramon Foster.
Ben Roethlisberger didn’t participate in practice and will be out for the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field. Enter Byron Leftwich as the starting quarterback. With a short practice week, the Steelers are focused on getting Leftwich more reps and finding ways to control the game.
Todd Haley seemed like the misunderstood stepchild when he entered Pittsburgh to take the offensive coordinator job before the 2012 NFL Season. With the Steelers seeing three consecutive wins, Haley’s offense has taken shape and helped redefine Pittsburgh’s season.
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.