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Steelers Fact or Fiction: Preseason Week 2 Chiefs Edition

Steelers Fact or Fiction: Preseason Week 2 Chiefs Edition

Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports BTSC takes five bold statements surrounding the current state of the team and labels them as Fact or Fiction. With members of the Pittsburgh Steelers getting ready to do battle against Andy Reid and his Kansas City Chiefs on Friday at Heinz Field, the narrative of the ‘19 campaign continues with speculation and excitement galore. BTSC anticipates big storylines and issues bold statements regarding each one of them. Let’s take a look and deem them as fact or fiction. Only playing Ben Roethlisberger a half in this preseason will lend to a slow start...
Ben Roethlisberger should play more in the preseason, but it’s probably a good thing he doesn’t

Ben Roethlisberger should play more in the preseason, but it’s probably a good thing he doesn’t

Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports Ben Roethlisberger could probably benefit from more playing time in the preseason. However, the risk of a year-ending injury just isn’t worth the reward of a sharper start to the season. The Steelers take on the Chiefs on Saturday night at Heinz Field in the second preseason game of 2019. Much to no one’s surprise, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be held out for a second straight week. Going by recent exhibition season trends, you can expect Roethlisberger to play a few series next week in the all-important dress rehearsal third preseason game...
Black and Gold Links: Ben Roethlisberger describes the 2019 Steelers as a “special group”

Black and Gold Links: Ben Roethlisberger describes the 2019 Steelers as a “special group”

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Time to check on the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Pittsburgh Steelers returned to the gridiron when they reported back to training camp. With practices underway, the news surrounding the black-and-gold is just starting to heat up. As the team prepares for the coming season, we continue to provide you with features, commentary and opinions to tide you over until the season starts! Today in the black-and-gold links article we take a look at how Ben Roethlisberger calls the 2019 Steelers a “special group” as he talks about his...
ClutchPoints Aug 16, 2019
3 players to watch for the Steelers in preseason Week 2 vs. Chiefs

3 players to watch for the Steelers in preseason Week 2 vs. Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished last year 9-6-1 and missed the playoffs for the first time since back-to-back 8-8 finishes in 2012 and 2013. Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger are looking to make sure that history won’t repeat itself and lead the Steelers back to the postseason. With Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown both on different […] The post 3 players to watch for the Steelers in preseason Week 2 vs. Chiefs appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Valuing experience vs. pedigree in the Steelers battle to backup Ben Roethlisberger

Valuing experience vs. pedigree in the Steelers battle to backup Ben Roethlisberger

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Between Joshua Dobbs, Mason Rudolph, and Devlin Hodges, their on-field play will determine who wins the reserve role in 2019 In the Steelers first preseaon game, all three quarterbacks vying for the backup position were given an opportunity to showcase their skills at various points in the game. Joshua Dobbs got the first opportunity against the Buccaneers on two drives resulting in three points. Mason Rudolph was given twice as many drive chances resulting in 17 points. To finish up, Devlin Hodges had four drives yielding 10 points. While all three...
A lot to like in Bucs' preseason opener, even if it came against Steelers' backups

A lot to like in Bucs' preseason opener, even if it came against Steelers' backups

PITTSBURGH - Big Ben never clocked in. JuJu Smith-Schuster and James Conner had no sweat to wipe with their Terrible Towels.The Steelers had only a handful of front-line players on Heinz Field during Friday night's preseason opener against the Bucs.But darned if
Steelers come away with 30-28 win over Buccaneers in Preseason opener

Steelers come away with 30-28 win over Buccaneers in Preseason opener

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers squared off in NFL Preseason Week 1 action. It had been over 200 days since the Pittsburgh Steelers set foot onto Heinz Field for a football game. That clock was reset on Friday night when the Steelers hosted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 1 of NFL Preseason action. While this game lacked the star power of Ben Roethlisberger, Maurkice Pouncey, Joe Haden and plenty others, it was enough to satiate the rabid Steelers fan base who have been craving football for months. The Steelers started the game on...
Steelers vs. Buccaneers Preseason Week 1: 1st quarter in-game update

Steelers vs. Buccaneers Preseason Week 1: 1st quarter in-game update

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers are back, and we keep you up to date with those who aren’t able to watch the game live. It had been over 200 days since the Pittsburgh Steelers set foot onto Heinz Field for a football game. That clock was reset on Friday night when the Steelers hosted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 1 of NFL Preseason action. While this game lacked the star power of Ben Roethlisberger, Maurkice Pouncey, Joe Haden and plenty others, it was enough to satiate the rabid Steelers fan base who have been craving football for months. The Steelers...
ClutchPoints Aug 9, 2019
Steelers news: Ben Roethlisberger excited about his receiving options

Steelers news: Ben Roethlisberger excited about his receiving options

Antonio Brown may no longer be a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, but that doesn’t mean Ben Roethlisberger isn’t looking forward to what his receiving corps can bring to the table. “I’m really excited about what we have,” Roethlisberger told Chris Simms of NBC Sports. “JuJu [Smith-Schuster] just keeps getting better and I’m excited for […] The post Steelers news: Ben Roethlisberger excited about his receiving options appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 7, 2019
3 areas of focus for the Steelers in their preseason opener

3 areas of focus for the Steelers in their preseason opener

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to erase the demons of their disappointing 2018 campaign in which they went 9-6-1 and missed the playoffs for the first time in five years, and they’ll get to begin their quest for redemption on Friday night when they play their preseason opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Steelers […] The post 3 areas of focus for the Steelers in their preseason opener appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Mike Tomlin: Only Ben Roethlisberger ruled out vs. the Buccaneers Friday night

Mike Tomlin: Only Ben Roethlisberger ruled out vs. the Buccaneers Friday night

James Lang-USA TODAY Sports Mike Tomlin addressed the media prior to the Steelers’ first preseason game, and discussed who will, and won’t, be playing Friday night. The Pittsburgh Steelers are now preparing for their first preseason action of 2019 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday night at Heinz Field. While fans are excited about seeing the Steelers back on the field for the first time since their 2018 Week 17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, there is a strong chance the team will be a shell of the one you will see when they travel to play the Patriots in Week 1. Head coach...
ClutchPoints Aug 7, 2019
Five Most Overrated Players on the NFL Top 100 List

Five Most Overrated Players on the NFL Top 100 List

CLUTCH Summary: The NFL Network recently released its Top 100 players in the league list to much excitement. Big name guys like Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger obviously made the cut. However, a few guys were slotted far too high, even with a few outright not even belonging on the list at all.  The NFL […] The post Five Most Overrated Players on the NFL Top 100 List appeared first on ClutchPoints.
FOX Sports Aug 6, 2019
McDonald sees positive changes in Steelers, Roethlisberger

McDonald sees positive changes in Steelers, Roethlisberger

Tight end Vance McDonald sees positive changes in Steelers, QB Ben Roethlisberger
Ben Roethlisberger's $2.3 million Hampton mansion is for sale

Ben Roethlisberger's $2.3 million Hampton mansion is for sale

The Steelers QB bought the five-acre mansion in 2006 for $2,220,000.
Still Curtain Aug 5, 2019

Pittsburgh Steelers: 15 best running backs in franchise history

There have been some great running backs in the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Here we rank the 15 best to ever suit up in the Steel City. For years, the Pittsburgh Steelers were considered a team that dominated with the run. That changed over the last decade or so, due to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s […] Pittsburgh Steelers: 15 best running backs in franchise history - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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