After being sidelined with a concussion earlier in the season, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is handling an uncomfortable situation well, saying he is ready to back up Colin Kaepernick in the Super Bowl.
The Ravens came out of a three-game losing streak to make it to the big game in The Big Easy. December started off rough for the Ravens with consecutive losses to the Steelers, Redskins and Broncos. But as fate would have it, their lowest point became a turning point.
The San Francisco 49ers running back was fined $10,500 by the NFL on Wednesday after he wore his socks too low in Sunday’s NFC championship game at Atlanta, a uniform violation. It marked the second time he was fined this season.
The voice of the Baltimore Ravens, Gerry Sandusky, joined the Fan Morning Show on Tuesday to preview Super Bowl 47 between the Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers.
Fans of the “black and gold” will face an unhappy dilemma on Super Bowl Sunday.
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.
BALTIMORE (93-7 THE FAN) — The Steelers defense, statistically, the best in pro football, hadn’t been forcing many crucial turnovers, and outside linebacker James Harrison hadn’t been his usual dominant self. Both those things changed on Sunday.
BALTIMORE (93-7 THE FAN) — To say this was the Steelers’ biggest win of the season would not be a stretch, and to say that tight end Heath Miller’s fourth-quarter stretch was a turning point isn’t a stretch, either.
BALTIMORE (93-7 THE FAN) — A 15-year veteran quarterback enjoyed perhaps his greatest 15 minutes of fame at the most opportune time for the Steelers (7-5), who improbably strengthened their playoff hopes with a 23-20 upset of the Ravens (9-3) Sunday.
The Fan Morning Show’s Gregg Giannotti and Jim Colony made their way down to the South Side this week, where Gregg chatted with offensive linemen Maurkice Pouncey and Max Starks.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — It’s a contract year for Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace, but alas, on some level, a forgettable one, punctuated by the fact he may see more limited playing time when they meet the Ravens Sunday.
FOX Sports & NFL Network analyst, and former Super Bowl champion coach, Brian Billick joined The Fan Morning Show Thursday to give his take on the Steelers entering Week 13 and to offer his insight on the league at large.
Paul Bessire, known better by the the nickname of his program, “The Prediction Machine,” checked in with The Fan Morning Show today to share his NFL picks, as he does every Thursday at 8:40 a.m.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Offensive tackle Max Starks sat out of Wednesday’s practice as a maintenance day, but with the offense as a whole in need of maintenance, all the attention remains focused on the uncertain status of Ben Roethlisberger.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — It’s been a long time since the Steelers had any sort of stability along their offensive line, and it’s been even longer since Maurkice Pouncey has been obligated to play […]