Football


Steelers QB Roethlisberger will miss game versus Patriots
- October 19, 2016

Tomlin won't speculate when Roethlisberger will return. QB Landry Jones will start for as long as Roethlisberger is out and obviously represents a huge downgrade. - Marcus Mariota (284 passing yards, three touchdowns; 64 rushing yards on seven carries) took advantage of a good matchup against the Browns and now has two big games in a row. (more...)
Roethlisberger officially out for Steelers vs. New England
- October 19, 2016

Roethlisberger had surgery Monday t o trim his damaged meniscus, with hope he'll miss just one game and return after a Week 8 bye to face the Ravens on November 6. Teammates say they want to see Jones cut loose and play confidently. The Steelers will likely rely on their back field of DeAngelo Wilims and Le'Veon Bell to try and keep te Brady offense off the field. (more...)
Dolphins believe win over Steelers marks start of turnaround
- October 19, 2016

When Roethlisberger missed four-plus starts with a foot injury last season, Jones made it through just one full start, a loss to Kansas City, prior to suffering his own leg injury. 16, 2016 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. You are reading news and information on LongIsland.com, Long Island's Most Popular Website, Since 1996. (more...)
Steelers' Roethlisberger, Heyward ruled out for game against Patriots
- October 19, 2016

Tomlin on Ben: "When he is healthy, he'll be back with us". The Steelers are confident in Landry Jones as an understudy, as he has been around behind Roethlisberger and knows his role. If the Steelers want to have any hope of keeping up with the Patriots, they don't really have a choice. That would seem to be a direct shot at offensive coordinator Todd Haley's game plan against the Dolphins, though Tomlin felt the way the defense was playing helped dictate the offensive play calling. (more...)
Roethlisberger officially out for Steelers vs
- October 19, 2016

But like Tom Brady, the Artesia grad isn't convinced Roethlisberger will miss the Patriots game after undergoing surgery for a torn meniscus Monday morning. Since Jones is a low-level passer, Brown and Coates figure to have the biggest negative fantasy impact. "We got to do things to increase the probability, to create the climate for those things to happen, but not that the opportunities aren't there", Tomlin said. (more...)
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger ruled out vs. Patriots
- October 19, 2016

Pittsburgh has a Week 8 bye, and "it's possible" Roethlisberger is back by Week 9, per Cook. New England improved to 5-1 by beating the Cincinnati Bengals 35-17 on Sunday, while Pittsburgh fell to 4-2 after a surprising 30-15 loss to the Miami Dolphins, who'd won just once in their first five games. (more...)
New York Jets at Pittsburgh Steelers Recap, Higlights, Final Score, More
- October 18, 2016

The defense continues to be without Ryan Shazier at linebacker , as he will miss today's game with a knee injury. Falling to 1-4 is bad, but losing any three of these players could be a nightmare scenario for NY. They allowed four touchdown passes and 380 yards in the air. The Jets went into the day with CB Darrelle Revis (hamstring), WR Eric Decker (shoulder) and G Brian Winters (concussion) sidelined. (more...)
National Football League notebook: Steelers' Roethlisberger has torn meniscus National Football League notebook: Steelers' Roethlisberger has torn meniscus
- October 18, 2016

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will undergo surgery on Monday morning to fix a torn meniscus in his left knee, per Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "I think what today proved to a lot of our guys and coaches what you possibly could be", Gase said. Tannehill's 39-yard pass to Jarvis Landry set up Miami's first touchdown with 21 seconds left in the first half for a 16-8 lead. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger undergoes successful knee scope; Pittsburgh Steelers say injury isn't long-term Ben Roethlisberger undergoes successful knee scope; Pittsburgh Steelers say injury isn't long-term
- October 18, 2016

Meanwhile, Miami would score its first touchdown just 25 seconds before the half on Damien Williams' 1-yard run that pushed the Dolphins in front 16-8 at the break. Landry Jones, who started two games last season, would start Sunday's game against the Patriots . With eight receptions for 165 yards and a touchdown, Tate - started in just five percent of ESPN fantasy leagues - bested in one game the 134 receiving yards he totaled through his first five weeks. (more...)
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has torn meniscus in left knee
- October 17, 2016

Anybody in the National Football League is gonna beat you when you have a combination of those two things". Contrast that to the Steelers. Meanwhile the defense produced two interceptions, two sacks, and briefly knocked Roethlisberger out of the game with a left knee injury. (more...)
Steelers upset by Dolphins in Miami, 30-15
- October 17, 2016

Roethlisberger was even enjoying a great season, putting up 1,496 passing yards and 15 touchdowns. For the day, Roethlisberger completed 18 of 34 passes for just 189 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. But the Dolphins recovered an onside kick and Ajayi put the game away with a 62-yard touchdown run around right end. Converting seven of 14 third downs, Miami kept drives alive all afternoon, which Gase said, "makes a big difference when our defense has 53 plays over 76 (vs. (more...)
Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger has torn meniscus
- October 17, 2016

Damage was still being assessed. "I saw the quarterback staring and knew I just had to catch the ball", Bush said. "Once we hit next Sunday, nobody is going to care about what we did this week". He's been banged up for much of his 13-year career. He joined Ricky Williams as the only Dolphins to rush for at least 200 yards and two scores in a game. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger set for meniscus surgery Monday
- October 17, 2016

But with the Bills coming in next Sunday, then a bye week followed by another home game against the Jets on November 6, a.500 record at the halfway point doesn't seem that far-fetched anymore. Roethlisberger was 19-of-34 for 189 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions in a game that saw the Steelers take an early 8-3 lead that the Dolphins erased on their way to a 30-15 victory. (more...)
A blueprint to beating the Pittsburgh Steelers
- October 17, 2016

The Jets (1-4) faced a fourth down at its own 34 on its next possession and opted to punt. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with their fourth win of the season. But he ignored that on each of the two previous drives the Steelers had ripped through the Jets' defense easily, scoring a touchdown on one and losing the ball on a fumble at the Jets 14 on the other. (more...)
Dolphins stop Big Ben and beat Steelers 30-15 Dolphins stop Big Ben and beat Steelers 30-15
- October 17, 2016

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was taken to the locker room in the middle of the second quarter with a left-knee injury. After the game, Roethlisberger said he would get an MRI on the knee. The Miami Dolphins vs Pittsburgh Steelers game kicks off at 1:00 P.M. Eastern Time . With how minor the hit was that left him ailing, though, you have to be anxious about this one-especially if a player as tough as him had to go to the locker room. (more...)
Reeling Dolphins underdogs at home against Steelers
- October 17, 2016

Where the fault lies for this performance will be the hot topic throughout Steelers Nation until the ball gets placed on the tee for the start of the game against New England next Sunday, and in the immediate aftermath it doesn't seem possible to absolve anyone. (more...)
Steelers WR Antonio Brown to pay tribute to Jose Fernandez, Kimbo Slice Steelers WR Antonio Brown to pay tribute to Jose Fernandez, Kimbo Slice
- October 15, 2016

Brown has worn customized spikes for many games already this season with last week's shoes honoring Muhammad Ali. Slice, a mixed martial arts star and another Miami-area fan favorite, died in June. Brown has faced fines from the National Football League for his custom made cleats already this season but when asked about it just recently, the former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant told ESPN the money was "nothing to a boss". (more...)
Miami Dolphins perform reconstructive surgery on their offensive line
- October 14, 2016

Dolphins rookie offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil told reporters Thursday he missed last week's loss to the Titans after "a freak accident" caused him to aggravate an ankle injury. "That's something that's going to help us, and we needed that guard". The Steelers don't share that same feeling on offense. Ben Roethlisberger completed 34 of 47 passes for 380 yards and four touchdowns. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger blames Steelers' injuries on hard practices Ben Roethlisberger blames Steelers' injuries on hard practices
- October 13, 2016

The Steelers have been able to overcome a rash of injuries this season, speaking to the depth of the team . OK, perhaps the last part wasn't quite so lucky, but despite the cut on his finger, Coates had the best day of his young career against NY, catching six passes for a career-high 139 yards and his first two National Football League touchdowns. (more...)
Steelers to don 'bumblebee' throwback uniforms one last time against Jets
- October 12, 2016

It's an AFC game and we're trying to bounce back, so take nothing from that. Defensively, Pittsburgh is vulnerable and ranks 30th in the league against the pass, allowing 4.0 yards a carry on the ground. Coaching: Mike Tomlin deserves a lot of credit for icing the Chiefs kicker, Cairo Santos, in the second quarter. PREDICTION: Ben Roethlisberger has been almost unstoppable in his past six home games, and this sets up as a scary matchup for the Jets' 27th-ranked pass defense that could ... (more...)