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The Steelers went back to the future today. They signed former first round draft pick Plaxico Burress. Burress was drafted by the Steelers back in 2000. The 6’5”³ wide receiver made his presence known during his sophomore season, when he had overShare Tweet
Ray Rice - you had better watch out. The Ravens back grabbed a loose ‘Terrible Towel’ at the end of the Ravens 13-10 win over the Steelers Sunday night, and was wearing it on his head. He also mocked the Steelers and their fans by singing Styx’s “Share TweetYesterday, the NFL announced that Ravens safety Ed Reed would be suspended one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders. But after further review, that decision has been changed. The league just released a statement that s…Share Tweet
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 11CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Nov 20, 2012Monday Night Football yesterday was supposed to be a tiresome thump-fest between two teams with great defenses, each playing without its concussed starting quarterbacks. It was a night for slimming down the playbook and taping up ankles-like the prior eShare Tweet
Ben Roethlisberger doubtful, but Steelers “encouraged” by his statusprofootballtalk.com Nov 20, 2012The Steelers signed quarterback Brian Hoyer on Tuesday, which sent a pretty good sign that neither Ben Roethlisberger nor Byron Leftwich will be healthy enough to play this Sunday. Coach Mike Tomlin confirmed that later in the day when he ruled out Left…Share TweetPITTSBURGH (AP) Charlie Batch is back on the field for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Plaxico Burress might be next.Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012For the turnaround Saints, every game from now on is critical. But they're not alone on the bubble. Don Banks breaks down the biggest games left that could impact the playoff field.Share TweetPittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin confirmed Tuesday that Byron Leftwich is out Sunday and that Charlie Batch will start against the Cleveland Browns.Share Tweet
Updates on Polamalu and RoethlisbergerESPN.com Nov 20, 2012At his weekly Tuesday news conference, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin ruled out quarterback Byron Leftwich and wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery for Sunday's game but doesn't believe their rib injuries are season-ending ones. Tomlin said Troy Polamalu is goin…Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Nov 20, 2012The Sports & Exhibition authority says Heinz Field expansion doesn't meet contract definition of a capital cost.Share Tweet
Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland BrownsNov 20NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns.
Backup QB gradesNov 20How did Charlie Casserly grade the performances of Jason Campbell, Colin Kaepernick, Byron Leftwich and Nick Foles? Find out if the professor will be having office hours for a couple QBs.
Pittsburgh Steelers active heading into Week 12Nov 20As the Pittsburgh Steelers prepare for their Week 12 matchup with the Cleveland Browns, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette looks at the effects of signing wide receiver Plaxico Burress and naming Charlie Batch the starting quarterback.
Steelers Sign Plaxico BurressNov 20Plaxico Burress joins "NFL Live" to express his excitement to rejoin the team that originally drafted him in 2000.