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Can baseball drill help Steelers’ likely starting nose tackle?Updated Jul 1 Share Tweet
In a recent feature on the Steelers’ website, Steve McLendon, who’s slated to replace Casey Hampton in the middle of the defensive line, detailed some of the workout routines he’s utilized from other sports in an attempt to make himself a better footbal…
Browns to make minor change to uniforms for 2013Updated Jul 1 Share TweetThe Cleveland Browns are looking into possible major changes to their uniform for the 2015 season but they are making one adjustment for this year. According to Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com, the “AL” patch worn by the Cleveland Browns since 2002 wil…Share TweetLast season the Steelers 2012 campaign came down basically to :14 seconds. It was December 23rd, and the Steelers last meaningful offensive play of the year was an interception by Ben Roethlisberger that Reggie Nelson pulled in. Two players later, Josh …Share TweetIn the first round of the 2010 NFL draft, the Bengals selected tight end Jermaine Gresham. In the second round of that draft, the Patriots drafted tight end Rob Gronkowski. And in the fourth round of that draft, the Patriots drafted tight end Aaron Hern…Share TweetAs Browns owner Jimmy Haslam sweats out the question of whether he’ll be indicted by prosecutors who are working their way up the Flying Pilot J corporate ladder, a question unrelated to his potential criminal liability in connection with customer rebat…Share TweetOf the 16 contracts signed by NFL players with a maximum value of at least $100 million, no one has ever earned $70 million in those non-guaranteed deals. That will change this year with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, according to E…Source: ESPN.com
Ravens nominated for four ESPYSUpdated Jul 1 Share TweetBaltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco won the Super Bowl. He signed a then-record $120 million contract. Now, could he beat out LeBron James for an award? The Ravens have received four nominations for the 2013 ESPY Awards, including Flacco for Best Ch…Source: ESPN.com
Big Ben heads to the home of the original Big BenUpdated Jul 1 Share TweetLong before Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger picked up the nickname “Big Ben,” there was a large clock tower just off the Thames River in London that had a bell that went by the same name. Now the two Big Bens are coming together in advance of th…Share TweetOne of the biggest plays of the Ravens season had a lot to do with the arm strength of quarterback Joe Flacco. A quarterback with less of a rocket might not have been able to fire the ball 55 yards to Jacoby Jones over the top of the Broncos defense in …
Ravens expect Webb to be ready for campUpdated Jul 1 Share TweetLost in an offseason of change for the Ravens has been a comeback of a guy who could be their most significant addition. According to the team’s official website, coach John Harbaugh said he expects cornerback Lardarius Webb to be back for training camp…