Dennis Dixon is ahead of schedule and was seen walking around the locker room on Wednesday. Dixon sees himself being ready after the bye as he recovers from meniscus surgery.
Dale Lolley noted that the Steelers Wednesday practice was more subdued than usual. He says they are normally very boisterous during practice, but thinks it is because they were not in pads as head coach Mike Tomlin gave them an easy day.
Beaver County Times Mike Bires zeroes in on veteran linebackers Ray Lewis and James Farrior and the leadership they bring both their teams.
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Baltimore Sun sports editor Ron Fritz and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette sports editor Jerry Micco had a combined chat to take questions and you can read it here.
You can listen to some of the audio below from the Wednesday Ray Lewis conference call with reporters. Lewis discusses how he has been in contact with Ben Roethlisberger through his whole ordeal and even texted him a few days ago.
Transcripts of the conference call with Ravens head coach John Harbaugh and linebacker Ray Lewis can be read on Steelers.com.