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Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to practice in a limited fashion on Wednesday, keeping hope alive that he’ll be able to play against the Ravens in Baltimore this Sunday. Getting back to work didn’t leave Roethlisberger with any better
Steelers-Ravens: Defensive streak on lineUpdated Nov 29, 2012 Share TweetThere's no tougher defense in the NFL than the Steelers when it comes yards allowed. Pittsburgh leads the NFL in total defense, giving up 257.2 yards per game. There's only one other defense holding offenses under 300 yards per game, and that's the 49er…Share TweetSteelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said "there's always a chance" that he could play Sunday in Baltimore, but he doesn't sound like a quarterback who plans to do so. A determining factor for Roethlisberger is arm strength. In addition to …
The Jacksonville Jaguars Now Have Their Own Version Of The Terrible Towel, And It Is Called The Jag RagUpdated Nov 29, 2012 Share TweetWe've seen a lot of other teams doing their own spinoff on the Pittsburgh Steelers' infamous Terrible Towel (how many times can you reinvent a towel for fans to wave?), but the Jacksonville Jaguars' sendup, known as the Jag Rag, has the best name so far…Source: deadspin.com
League not commenting on whether Arians violated tampering policyUpdated Nov 29, 2012 Share TweetAs the name “Bruce Arians” begins to bubble up on the list of potential head-coaching candidates (the Steelers are still waiting for him to retire), the man who currently is serving as the interim head coach of the Colts arguably needs to brush up onShare TweetSigning Jacoby Jones to return kickoffs and punts has worked out very well for the Ravens. Jones returned a kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown to help the Ravens beat the Raiders in Week 10 and he returned a punt 63 yards for Baltimore’s only touchdown i
John Harbaugh closing in on Bill CowherUpdated Nov 29, 2012 Share TweetThe Ravens can clinch a playoff berth with a win against the Steelers. It would be appropriate for coach John Harbaugh to do this against Pittsburgh. Harbaugh would become the first coach to reach the playoffs in each of his first five seasons as head c…
Maurkice Pouncey could move to guardUpdated Nov 29, 2012 Share TweetIf you put any stock in fan voting for the Pro Bowl (be careful), Maurkice Pouncey is the best center in the AFC. But he might be starting at guard for the Steelers this weekend, because of all their injuries on the offensive line. “Whatever is best for
Browns more careful since McCoy incidentUpdated Nov 29, 2012 Share TweetBrandon Weeden said he begged doctors in the locker room to let him return to the sidelines to watch the final minutes of the Browns' 20-14 win over the Steelers. "Of course, they wouldn't let me," Weeden said, via The Plain Dealer. "It w…
Wake-up: Steelers shuffling offensive lineUpdated Nov 29, 2012 Share TweetIt should be a busy Thursday here on the blog, but it won't compare to Sunday evening. All four AFC North teams are playing at 4:25 p.m. I will be covering the Steelers-Ravens game, which will be seen by 70 percent of the country because of the late aft…
On the Steelers: Reshuffling the deckUpdated Nov 29, 2012 Share TweetThe Steelers offensive line remains in flux as Maurkice Pouncey moves from center to left guard as part of the latest changes.Source: post-gazette.com
NFL32OT: Steelers Look To Avoid Sweep Without Big BenNov 29Episode 227: Wendi Nix and Tim Hasselbeck discuss who will step up if Roethlisberger remains sidelined. Redskins running back Alfred Morris breaks down what his team needs to do when they face the Giants. The NFL32 crew discuss the Eagle-Cowboys matc
Roethlisberger Unsure If He Will PlayNov 29Ben Roethlisberger addresses his injuries and the chances he will play Sunday against the Ravens.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Steelers-RavensNov 29The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Pittsburgh at Baltimore
NFL Live OT: Injuries Impact Steelers-Ravens RivalryNov 29Trey Wingo, Marcellus Wiley and Jerry Rice discuss the impact Ben Roethlisberger and Ray Lewis will have on their teams when they are able to return.
AFC playoff races wrapping up early -- John Clayton's First & 10Nov 29The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL PickNov 29There are two ways that a blackjack dealer can ruin your night. I don't mind the first way — if he's grimly dealing himself face cards and black...