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AFC North News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 13, 2012
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan thought he was leaving Pittsburgh with far less than just the 27-12 loss the Redskins’ suffered at the hands of the Steelers in Week 8. According to Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Shanahan fiShare Tweet
The good news for the Steelers? As Peter King pointed out on Twitter, they’ve lost their four games against the Ravens when Ben Roethlisberger was injured or suspended by only three points three times and only six points the other time. The bad news fShare TweetAs ESPN-on-ESPN crime goes, this one falls somewhere between conflicting factual reports regarding a player injury and Tony Kornheiser’s notorious public slam of Hannah Storm’s on-air attire. After Monday night’s Chiefs-Steelers game, ESPN’s in-stShare TweetThe injury suffered by Ben Roethlisberger during Monday night’s 13-10 Steelers victory over the Chiefs added to a football week already filled with injuries to starting quarterbacks. All those injuries will be up for discussion during Tuesday’s editioShare TweetWe thought about making the headline read “Ravens sign Chris Johnson” and then opening with a joke about how it isn’t that Chris Johnson. You probably wouldn’t have laughed, though. It really isn’t that funny when you take the five seconds to reShare Tweet
AFC North quarterback report cardA look at how the quarterbacks around the division fared in Week 10: Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals Stats: 21-for-30 (70 percent) for 199 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions. Comment: Dalton delivered his best game as a pro when the Bengals nee…Share Tweet
Ayanbadejo says Raiders thanked him for supporting gay marriageDuring Sunday’s Raiders-Ravens game, Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo talked to some players on the Raiders, but it wasn’t trash talk. Instead, Ayanbadejo says he and some of his opponents talked about politics, and that players on the Raiders creShare TweetWhen it comes to Steelers injuries this week, you’re going to have a hard time capturing much attention if your name isn’t Ben Roethlisberger. The quarterback isn’t the only member of the team to come out of Monday night’s 13-10 win over the ChiefShare Tweet
Coughlin: Eli's play vs. Bengals 'terrible,' 'foolish'CNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012Coughlin: Eli's play vs. Bengals 'terrible,' 'foolish'Share Tweet
In lawsuit, Mendenhall invokes Charlie Sheen’s 9/11 commentsSteelers running back Rashard Mendenhall was dropped as an endorser of the athletics apparel company Champion after he expressed doubts on Twitter about whether Osama bin Laden was really behind the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and criticize…Share TweetTwo days after not-commenting-while-commenting on the reported interest of outgoing Browns president Mike Holmgren in the not-currently-vacant head coaching job in Dallas, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has commented on his commitment to the guy who currentl…Share Tweet
Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's seat; mailCNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012In the wake of the Week 10 news:Share TweetYou’ve heard the chatter by the sports pundits and on the talk shows. Heck, you may have even heard it here. So are the knee-jerk reactions about your team based in reality? Our NFL bloggers weigh in.Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 13, 2012We live in a text-and-information-heavy sports society, so it's not surprising that every now and then a typo slips through. But some missteps are more unfortunate than others, as with the mistake on ESPN's "Monday Night Countdown" involving a…Share TweetGreg Little came away inspired from his a meeting with Alonzo Mourning, who explained to him that if he wanted to develop as a player, and that if he wanted to help his team win, the only way to reach any goals was through personal sacrifice.Share TweetThe Cowboys haven’t proven themselves to be consistent enough to overlook anyone, but owner Jerry Jones sounded like a man looking down the schedule past the Browns, in respect to the condition of running back DeMarco Murray. Jones said they’d continuShare TweetRevisiting the Pittsburgh Steelers' 16-13 overtime win over the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field: Lawrence Timmons' 23-yard interception return led to the winning field goal in overtime and saved the NFL's top-ranked defense from an embarrassing defeat…Share TweetAfter missing two games with a concussion, Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn has been cleared to return to the field on Sunday against the Bengals. Although he had already been ruled out of Monday night’s game against the Steelers, Quinn made the road tripShare Tweet
Since Everybody Loves Fans Flipping The Bird, Here's A Steelers Fan Flipping The Bird Last Nightdeadspin.com Nov 13, 2012If there were any chance we'd miss such a thing as this, you all ensured we were covered. Thanks to the many, many of you who submitted your own versions of this angry Steelers fan, and keep the tips coming by emailing us. More »Share TweetEven after a 35-point blowout, some Ravens players aren’t satisfied. In fact, veteran safety Ed Reed apologized, via Twitter, for his play in the 55-20 win over the Raiders. His missed tackle, which led to a 55-yard touchdown by Darrius Heyward-Bey, helShare Tweet
Steelers Fans Are Inescapable And Terribledeadspin.com Nov 13, 2012I have been broadcasting to you live from Walt Disney World all weekend and, man, Steelers fans are everywhere. Even here, at the tiny little corner of a bar at my resort. This woman was so loud and so pro-Pittsburgh and only asked once what was the sco…Share Tweet
Fourth-and-Short: Gut-Check Time for Flaccograntland.com Nov 13, 2012If there's a silver lining to the injury bug that's bitten the Baltimore Ravens this season, it comes in the form of being able to finally evaluate Jo...Share Tweet
About Last Night: K.C. Can't Stop Steelersgrantland.com Nov 13, 2012In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons intercepted Chiefs Q...Share Tweet
Big Ben injury updateNov 13Will Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger be able to play on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens? Dr. Neal ElAttrache, an orthopedic surgeon, discusses the details of Big Ben's injury.
Roethlisberger's Shoulder Sprain Could Be SignificantNov 13Mike Tomlin describes Ben Roethlisberger as questionable after he suffered an "SC sprain."
Can Pittsburgh Steelers survive without Big Ben?Nov 13Are the Pittsburgh Steelers still a playoff team without QB Ben Roethlisberger? Darren Sharper and Heath Evans explain why everyone will need to step up if Big Ben is forced to miss time with a shoulder injury.
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin: 'We did do enough to win'Nov 13Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin addresses the media after the game and discusses the health of QB Ben Roethlisberger and the gutsy performance by his team to pick up the win.