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Steelers Ravens Week 9 Line Opens With Pittsburgh Slight Favorites

When the Steelers take on the Baltimore Ravens this Sunday night at Heinz Field, first place in the AFC North will be up for grabs. The Steelers have reeled off four straight wins heading into this game with their last loss coming against the Texans back in week 4 on…


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Steelers RB Baron Batch Back Running On Surgically Repaired Knee

There as been quite a bit of bad news as of late concerning the Steelers and injured players, but lost in the flurry of injury updates on linebackers LaMarr Woodley, James Farrior and James Harrison was the positive news that running back Baron Batch is back running again. The Steelers…



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Steelers Mike Tomlin Press Conference – Ravens Week 9 – 2011

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin held his usual Tuesday press conference this afternoon to talk about the win Sunday over the New England Patriots and preview the upcoming home game this Sunday night against the Baltimore Ravens. Tomlin also updated the injury report heading into the game. You can hear…


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Mother Of Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Has Passed Away

Steelers second year wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders announced this morning on his Facebook page that his mother has passed away. Sanders just made his first career start Sunday against the Patriots in place of the injured Hines Ward and recorded 5 catches for 70 yards. No further word is available…


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Report: LaMarr Woodley Out Versus Ravens & Maybe Longer

Gerry Dulac is reporting this morning that a source inside the Steelers organization told him that outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley will not be able to play in Sunday\’s pivotal AFC North showdown versus the Ravens and could be out the following week as well against the Bengals. Woodley injured his…


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2011 NFL Week 8 TOX Stats

I went ahead and cobbled together the TOX stats from week 8 to get them out of the way and teams with a plus 2 TOX this week went 7-2 overall. The Chargers were a bad snap away from making it 8-1. Year to date in head to head games…


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Steelers Week 8 Coverage Stats Versus Patriots

Below are the Steelers coverage stats for the week 8 Sunday afternoon game against the New England Patriots. They are broken down by play and include down and distance, line of scrimmage, direction, yards gained, yards after catch, personnel the offense used, defensive package, number of pass rushers and whether…


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Report: Steelers LB James Harrison Cleared To Practice Will Not Play Sunday

A fast and furious day as far as Steelers injury news goes concerning their linebacker unit as Ed Bouchette is now reporting that right outside linebacker James Harrison will play next Sunday night against the the Baltimore Ravens baring a setback. Harrison has missed the last four games after fracturing…


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Steelers Re-sign Corbin Bryant To Practice Squad

Pretty much as expected, defensive lineman Corbin Bryant cleared waivers following his release on Saturday and has been re-signed back to the Steelers practice squad today. Bryant was waived Saturday to make room for linebacker Mortty Ivy, who was promoted from the practice squad to the 53 man roster. The…


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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Patriots Recap Episode

Season 2, Episode 37 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I spend 50 minutes recapping the Steelers impressive 25-17 over the New England Patriots. We open with a nod to history and a look at what we thought might happen on Sunday. As we discussed during…


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James Farrior Could Miss More Time With Torn Calf

Ed Bouchette reported this morning that inside linebacker James Farrior could be out until December with a torn calf. Farrior was inactive yesterday against the Patriots, so Larry Foote started in his place and Stevenson Sylvester started along side him in the Steelers base defense. Farrior injured his calf against…


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More Steelers Patriots Observations

I have gone back through the Steelers game against the New England Patriots now a few times and jotted down some more observations that I did not include in the post game recap. I do this every week as it is impossible to see everything just one or two times…


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Steelers Beat Patriots 25-17 – Game Recap

It was a great day in Steeler Nation on Sunday as the Steelers knocked off the hated New England Patriots today at Heinz Field 25-17. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was 36 of 50 passing on the day for 365 yards and 2 touchdowns and he attempted 32 of them in the…