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Oakland Raiders Prove Once Again They Are The Real Deal Oakland Raiders Prove Once Again They Are The Real Deal
- November 18, 2015

NFL Media's Albert Breer reported at the time that the quarterback is expected to miss at least a few weeks with the injury. With Ben Roethlisberger finally back to 100% health, he and Brown came out firing on all cylinders, picking right up where they left off earlier in the season. (more...)
Former Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones claimed by Steelers Former Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones claimed by Steelers
- November 06, 2015

The Ravens signed Joe Morgan on Wednesday to help fill the huge void left by Steve Smith's season-ending Achilles tear, making it even less likely they would pursue Jones. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger inactive vs. Chiefs, Landry Jones to get first career start Ben Roethlisberger inactive vs. Chiefs, Landry Jones to get first career start
- November 03, 2015

He has missed the past three games with a knee sprain and bone bruise. The hope is that this will have been the last game under which the Steelers offense was managed by Vick or Jones, as the expectation is that Roethlisberger will be well enough to return next week for a crucial divisional matchup against the 6-0 Bengals, who are on a bye this week. (more...)
Landry Jones will start for the Steelers in Week 7 Landry Jones will start for the Steelers in Week 7
- November 02, 2015

Offensive coordinator Todd Haley told reporters that he is planning on Landry Jones starting Sunday against the Chiefs, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler . Jones has been with the Steelers since 2013 and has a better understanding of the offense. The loss is costly for the Steelers and push their deficit in the AFC North to 2.5 games as they host the undefeated Cincinnati Bengals next Sunday. (more...)
The Latest from the National Football League: Big Ben back for Steelers
- November 02, 2015

The 23-year-old has played in five games for the Steelers this season, and is credited 511 rushing yards on 103 carries with 3 rushing touchdowns plus 123 receiving yards on 22 catches. Bell twisted his knee when he was tackled in the second quarter and was carted off the field. After missing the previous five weeks with a sprained MCL, Roethlisberger returned and hit wide receiver  Antonio Brown  for a 1-yard touchdown. (more...)
Landry Jones replaces struggling Mike Vick at QB for Steelers Landry Jones replaces struggling Mike Vick at QB for Steelers
- October 28, 2015

The quarterback appeared poised to start against the Cardinals, but the team ruled him out on Friday as he continues to heal from a knee injury . One of the most talked about calls was a no call, in which Michael Floyd was held and interfered with on a possible touchdown catch. Bruce Arians brought a 4-1 team that was leading the league in point differential into Heinz Field and they simply got whooped when it mattered. (more...)
Michael Vick has 'tiny tear' in hamstring, expects to miss Week 7 Michael Vick has 'tiny tear' in hamstring, expects to miss Week 7
- October 27, 2015

NFL Network Aditi Kinkhabwala reports that Vick will miss next week's game, and so if Roethlisberger is unable to play (he'll reportedly take on a larger workload in practice this week), Jones will get the start. Which players can the Steelers least afford to lose? Palmer threw for 233 yards; the Cardinals gained 279 but scored only 10 points mostly because they were hurt by penalties. (more...)
Philip Rivers punches bird during Monday Night Football Philip Rivers punches bird during Monday Night Football
- October 15, 2015

The Chargers lost the game 24-20, giving up a touchdown to running back Le'Veon Bell in the final seconds of the game. Gates clearly missed the field and felt like he had something to prove as he beat defenders all game long. On numerous occasions Monday night, the Chargers asked him to throw while backed up against his own goal line. " There was no chance ", Rivers said, via the San Diego Union-Tribune. (more...)
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger jogs off practice field
- October 13, 2015

However, the Steelers find themselves 3-point underdogs on the road against the Chargers, and it is time to see who the experts like to win this AFC matchup. He said his family is not nowin town, so even when he leaves the team's practice facility, it's all about football. Tomlin disputed a report that kicker Josh Scobee had a strained quad that will require three weeks to heal when the Steelers cut him Saturday. (more...)
There's growing concern Steelers' Martavis Bryant won't play There's growing concern Steelers' Martavis Bryant won't play
- October 12, 2015

Look for the Steelers to try and run the football early and often to maintain time of possession and minimize any potential Vick mistakes in the passing game. The Chargers will take full advantage of Pittsburgh's misfortune, who were unable to win at home last week. While it would be silly to rush back for that game, it would not be silly if Roethlisberger were able to practice next week and be listed as "questionable" on the injury report, forcing Arizona to split their prep time in ... (more...)
Steelers placekicker Josh Scobee should start dusting off his resume
- October 08, 2015

While the Steelers were limited in what they were able to do with quarterback Michael Vick taking over for injured quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, Brown presented a tough matchup for a secondary that has yet to really perform well. (more...)
Steelers WR Martavis Bryant: 'Once I'm back, I'm back' Steelers WR Martavis Bryant: 'Once I'm back, I'm back'
- October 08, 2015

While Bryant had just 26 catches in 10 games on the season, he had 549 yards and eight touchdowns. Another positive drug test would mandate a 10-game suspension by the National Football League and put his promising career in jeopardy. "I learned from it and I just want to move forward. If I work hard everything is going to translate to the game" Bryant "highly appreciated" the gesture, one he doesn't plan on Roethlisberger having to make again . (more...)
DeMarco Murray Not Happy With His Touches DeMarco Murray Not Happy With His Touches
- October 06, 2015

So instead of giving the ball more frequently to DeMarco Murray or, God forbid, rethinking that whole Tim Tebow thing , Kelce says the blame for the sputtering offense falls on the offensive line. Me and Danny are "best friends" according to Danny, and he expereienced what many in the industry are calling "The PFTC Push" after appearing on the inaugural episode of "The Steamroom" my radio show on SiriusXM last Thursday. (more...)
Snoop Dogg Goes Off On Steelers Kicker Like Only Snoop Dogg Can Snoop Dogg Goes Off On Steelers Kicker Like Only Snoop Dogg Can
- October 03, 2015

The Ravens took the ball and drove 32 yards the other way to get within Tucker's striking distance, and he did what Scobee could not seal the game. Mike Tomlin , the Steelers Head Coach, will have extra time to prepare for this one as they try to get above. However, Scobee missed another field goal, this one from 41 yards. (more...)
Priyanka Chopra Gets Apology After Show Confuses Her With Fellow Indian Priyanka Chopra Gets Apology After Show Confuses Her With Fellow Indian
- October 02, 2015

However, it ended up using Miss World 1999 Yukta Mookhey's photograph instead. Priyanka , a former Miss World, was on ABC's "Nightline" show when the channel aired a clip about her rise to fame. The error was noted online by viewers, and ABC responded with an apology and posted a corrected version of the "Nightline" story online. "Quantico" premiered in the United States on September 28th and will be broadcast in India on October 3. (more...)
Michael Vick flawless Fill-In For Injured Steelers QB Ben — NFL News & Rumors Michael Vick flawless Fill-In For Injured Steelers QB Ben — NFL News & Rumors
- October 01, 2015

The Steelers now turn to veteran Michael Vick to get them through the next month without falling out of playoff contention. Brown leads the National Football League with 1,698 receiving yards, but also is making the adjustment to Vick. (more...)
QB Ben Roethlisberger will be sidelined for about — Pittsburgh Steelers News QB Ben Roethlisberger will be sidelined for about — Pittsburgh Steelers News
- October 01, 2015

For one, Marcus Gilbert becomes the blind-side tackle on the right. "He's got a good group around him here". The Steelers (2-1) have an opportunity to put a damper on any playoff hopes for the Ravens (0-3), the only winless team in the AFC. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick has a big day in loss Colin Kaepernick has a big day in loss
- September 21, 2015

The only thing that matters now is how quickly this team grows up... if it ever does... and how well the young players step into larger roles. Williams finished his time filling in for Le'Veon Bell with three touchdowns against the 49ers while running for 77 yards on his 20 carries and adding 15 more yards on four catches. (more...)
With Bush (calf) and Ellington (ankle) ailing, 49ers return man Jarryd Hayne With Bush (calf) and Ellington (ankle) ailing, 49ers return man Jarryd Hayne
- September 19, 2015

Bush will remain in the Bay Area for rehabilitation instead of traveling with his teammates to Pittsburgh on Friday afternoon, coach Jim Tomsula said during his press briefing. Defensive coordinator Eric Mangini on the game-day demeanor of linebacker NaVorro Bowman: "It's a quiet storm". He was playfully vague, though, when asked for an exact count. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger: I 'Always Felt' That Patriots Knew Steelers' Plays Ben Roethlisberger: I 'Always Felt' That Patriots Knew Steelers' Plays
- September 19, 2015

This game has the potential to get very ugly for the 49ers defensively. And at some point, he will have to bust loose the long dashes that made him famous and helped put him in the Super Bowl . But he added that he wouldn't hesitate to use his All-Pro receiver again in gadget plays. Facing first-and-10 at the New England 24 in the first quarter last Thursday, the forever-aggressive offensive coordinator called a gadget play. (more...)