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A person familiar with the situation says DeAngelo Hall has been fined $30,000 for his confrontation with an official in the Washington Redskins' loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers last month.
Bucs' Huntington offers peek behind curtainUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetPirates GM Neal Huntington, Red Sox GM Ben Cherington and Indians GM Chris Antonetti discussed the state of the game during a panel at the trio's alma mater, the University of Massachusetts Amherst.Source: MLB.comShare TweetObviously, the big injury story of the week, and potentially the season, is the Pittsburgh Steelers losing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for the foreseeable future due to a sprained sternoclavicular joint. Roethlisberger also has a dislocation of his f…Sources: yahoo.com deadspin.com profootballtalk.com ESPN.com CNNSI.com steelersgab.com post-gazette.comShare TweetSteelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn’t the only quarterback who has a rib problem. Though the other guy’s rib injury didn’t keep him from fully participating in practice, he won’t be starting on Sunday, either. That’s because the otherSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetOn one side of Pennsylvania, the starting quarterback already has been scratched for Sunday. On the other end of the Commonwealth, the starting quarterback is still in play to play. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger definitely won’t play. EaglSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetWith five weeks of voting remaining, eight AFC North players lead their position for this year's Pro Bowl: Wide receiver: A.J. Green (258,405) Center: Maurkice Pouncey, Steelers (88,270) Defensive tackle: Haloti Ngata, Ravens (145,696) Strong safety: Tr…Share TweetDefensive lineman Alameda Ta’amu, who faces multiple charges after an ugly alcohol-related incident last month, was the Pittsburgh Steelers’ problem. And he still is. Released Monday, Ta’amu quietly has been added to the team’s practice squad, wShare TweetKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Matt Cassel will start at quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday against Cincinnati because Brady Quinn still has not been cleared to play following a concussion.Source: CNNSI.com
Steelers-Ravens: Who wins Sunday night?Updated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetIt's time to get your pick for the biggest rivalry in football. The Baltimore Ravens (7-2) play at the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3) with first place in the AFC North on the line. The Ravens have looked awful on the road this season, but they've won the pas…
Steelers-Ravens: Has rivalry lost its luster?Updated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetNo Ray Lewis. No Troy Polamalu. And likely no Ben Roethlisberger. When the Ravens and Steelers renew the NFL's best current rivalry Sunday night, some might question whether this is still the NFL's best current rivalry without those star players. My res…
Power to open season March 23 at homeUpdated Nov 14, 2012 Share TweetPower, Arena Football League to return this season with labor peace and new TV deal with CBS.Source: post-gazette.com
NFL32OT: Giants Look To Regain MomentumNov 14Episode 223: New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford assesses where his team is this season and the challenges that are ahead. The NFL32 crew discuss which back up quarterback has the best chance to win.
Can Steelers be effective with Byron Leftwich?Nov 14With Ben Roethlisberger sidelined due to injury, can Byron Leftwich fill the void in the Steelers offense? Kurt Warner assesses Pittsburgh's strengths and weaknesses at signal caller.
Roethlisberger Confirms Rib InjuryNov 14Bob Holtzman reports from Pittsburgh, where Ben Roethlisberger revealed that he has been sidelined with a dislocated rib.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger: 'I heard a crunch and a crack'Nov 14Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger speaks to the media on his injury diagnosis and his replacement, Byron Leftwich.
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Clayton mailbag: Backup QBs under microscopeNov 14With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.