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Big Easy Mafia

Tim Benz: Steelers Roundtable talks Tomlin, Roethlisberger, X-rays, Rocky Bleier

The Steelers suffered a humiliation in Oakland. And Mike Tomlin is still trying to explain it away. There’s a good reason. He can’t. From the ...

Big Easy Mafia

Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger feels ‘fine, ready to go’ 3 days after rib injury

Ben Roethlisberger said Wednesday morning that he did not expect to take part in Pittsburgh Steelers practice later that day. But, as the veteran quarterback ...

Big Easy Mafia

Sean Davis joins Conner, Roethlisberger on Steelers injury report

The Pittsburgh Steelers began their practice week in advance of their game Sunday against the New England Patriots without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, right tackle Marcus ...

Pats Pulpit

Patriots vs Steelers Wednesday injury report: New England fully healthy, Pittsburgh misses multiple starters

The two teams released their first practice report of the week. Check it out. In just four days, the New England Patriots will already play their 14th game of the season. And when looking at today’s practice report, it seems as if the team will be at full strength heading into its highly anticipated matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers — a team that is currently facing some injury questions. Did not participate Steelers: QB Ben Roethlisberger (ribs), CB Mike Hilton (knee), RB James Conner (ankle), OC Maurkice Pouncey (coaches decision), OT Marcus Gilbert (knee) Multiple starters have...

Behind the Steel Curtain

Steelers Injury Report: James Conner not ruled out of Week 15 game vs. the Patriots

Could James Conner return for the biggest game of the year? Mike Tomlin isn’t ruling it out. The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for the biggest game of the 2018 regular season when the New England Patriots come to Heinz Field in Week 15, but you wouldn’t know this by listening to Mike Tomlin’s press conference Tuesday. While the majority of the discussion surrounded things like Chris Boswell and the team’s kicking situation, timeouts used or the difficulty in playing in Oakland, some actual nuggets of information can be gleaned from the presser which have some significance for...

Field Gulls

Century Links 12/12: Frank Clark on New Look Seahawks Defense

Read! Derek Newton joins Saints 2 years after serious injury - NFL.comTwo years ago, it appeared Derek Newton's NFL career was on the verge of ending. On Tuesday, he officially got his second chance to prove he can play NFL salary cap for 2019 projected at $187M-$191.1M - NFL.comThe salary cap is once again going up.The NFL announced Tuesday that projections for the 2019 salary cap are in the range of $187 million to $191.1 million, Ben Roethlisberger (ribs) expects to play Week 15 - NFL.comPittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Tuesday he expects to play Sunday against the...

Big Easy Mafia

Tim Benz: Are the Steelers liars or just dumb?

Let’s stop overcomplicating what happened with Ben Roethlisberger’s injury situation on Sunday during the Steelers’ season-altering 24-21 loss in Oakland. Many are doing that in ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mike Tomlin says Ben Roethlisberger's X-rays were 'unreadable'

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin defended his decision to keep Ben Roethlisberger on the sideline during Sunday’s loss at Oakland. 

ClutchPoints

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger claims old X-ray machine delayed return to game

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped a crucial game versus the Oakland Raiders in Week 14. As a result, questions have been raised regarding what had kept quarterback Ben Roethlisberger out of the game for so long. Roethlisberger exited the game after suffering a rib injury in the first half. It appears that  his return was delayed […] The post Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger claims old X-ray machine delayed return to game appeared first on ClutchPoints.

DK Pittsburgh Sports

Foster: ‘No one knew anything’ about Ben

Why was Ben Roethlisberger on the sideline? That’s the question fans and media alike continue to ask following the Steelers’ 24-21 loss to the Raiders Sunday in Oakland. Roethlisberger suffered a rib injury late in the second quarter, jogged off the field, then returned to the sideline after the half — but Josh Dobbs stayed […] The post Foster: ‘No one knew anything’ about Ben appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

Silver And Black Pride

Raiders OL Jon Feliciano likely out for season

It hasn’t been a good year for the health of the Raider offensive linemen, and another one bit the dust on Sunday against the Steelers. Early belief is Raiders OL Jon Feliciano suffered season-ending calf injury Sunday, source said. And yet he finished game. RG Gabe Jackson played through multiple ailments, too. https://t.co/Ivfj7kGRDr— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) December 10, 2018 Feliciano, who is the only Raider draft pick from 2015 still with the team, is a primary backup at both center and guard and his versatility has made him extremely valuable this year with all the...

ClutchPoints

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger ‘OK,’ expects to play vs. Patriots despite rib injury

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he is “OK” after returning from a rib injury in the team’s 24-21 defeat to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, per Jeremy Fowler of ESPN. Moreover, Roethlisberger assumes he will be available for next week’s big matchup against the New England Patriots. “You’re asking how I feel during a […] The post Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger ‘OK,’ expects to play vs. Patriots despite rib injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

DK Pittsburgh Sports

Game Report: Steelers can’t overcome Roethlisberger injury, late meltdown

The Steelers lose their third-straight game and get swept by the AFC West with their latest defeat, 24-21, to the Raiders. The post Game Report: Steelers can’t overcome Roethlisberger injury, late meltdown appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

Behind the Steel Curtain

Mike Tomlin acknowledges Ben Roethlisberger was medically cleared to re-entered the game sooner

The Steelers head coach confirmed with reporters after the game that Big Ben had been medical cleared to play when he returned to first returned to the sidelines. When Ben Roethlisberger did not emerge from the locker room at the start of the second half, there was a sense of foreboding for a Pittsburgh Steelers team that had not won in Oakland since 1995. While Big Ben was inside receiving attention from the medical staff for a rib injury, Josh Dobbs would lead the team on two five play drives that covered 19 yards and 21 yards respectively, the second ending in a turnover on downs at the...

Cincy Jungle

Don’t call the Bengals’ loss a moral victory

There are no moral victories when you’ve lost seven of eight games. Who would have thought Cincinnati had a shot against the Los Angeles Chargers; a team sporting a top-five offense and a top-ten defense? Openly, I’m not the most confident Bengals fan right now — the illegal pick against Pittsburgh allowing the Steelers to steal a win remains a catalyst of the air that’s being squeezed from our collective lungs. Kansas City and New Orleans happened; then the accumulation of injuries finally sent the Bengals into a tailspin. Competitive games. Moral victories. You despise saying...

Big Easy Mafia

With Conner out, backup running backs struggle against Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Pittsburgh Steelers can only hope that running back James Conner's stay on the inactive list with an ankle injury is a ...

Silver And Black Pride

Snap counts vs Steelers: Karl Joseph with another season high playing every snap

There are two former Raiders top picks left on this team. Both of them in recent weeks have been proving they belong. Gareon Conley has been playing out of his mind and Karl Joseph has been earning increased playing time week after week. This week, saw snaps reach a season-high, as he didn’t took the field with the defense every time and didn’t leave. Joseph played 100% of the defensive snaps (60) for the first time this season. At the beginning of the season, he was barely seeing the field. Then he was lost to injury. After the team’s bye in week 7, he returned and has seen his...

Still Curtain

Pittsburgh Steelers injury report: No Conner, Gilbert in Oakland

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without running back James Conner as they travel to Oakland in hopes of turning their losing streak around. Here is a look at who the Steelers could be missing on their Sunday road game against the Raiders. James Conner – Conner will be out this week with what became an […] Pittsburgh Steelers injury report: No Conner, Gilbert in Oakland - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Behind the Steel Curtain

Ben Roethlisberger Injury: Josh Dobbs starts the second half as Roethlisberger deals with rib injury

With Big Ben suffering from an apparent rib injury, Josh Dobbs opened the second half at quarterback. When the Pittsburgh Steelers returned from the halftime break against the Oakland Raiders, there was no sign of Ben Roethlisberger under center on the opening drive of the second half. According to a release by the team, he is now questionable to return with a rib injury. #Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger sustained a rib injury and is being evaluated in the locker room. He is questionable to return to today’s game.— Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) December 9, 2018 It appeared he...

Behind the Steel Curtain

Steelers vs. Raiders: First-half live updates, injury news and score

The Steelers are back on the gridiron! The 2018 regular season is here with the Steelers and Raiders locking horns in Week 14. Keep tabs on all things Black-and-gold with our updates and open thread. The Pittsburgh Steelers are back on the field in the 2018 regular season as they prepare to face off against the Oakland Raiders in Week 14. Throughout the game, be sure to check back here for score updates, injury news and any breaking news from those on the sidelines following the team live. You can also follow along in the Twitter feed below. For those wondering, you can enjoy some lively...

Behind the Steel Curtain

LB Ola Adeniyi among the inactives for Steelers in Week 14 vs. Raiders

James Conner and Marcus Gilbert are the only injured names listed among the inactives in Week 14 as both Anthony Chickillo and Morgan Burnett are cleared to play against the Oakland Raiders. The Pittsburgh Steelers will only be missing two offensive starters due to injury against the Oakland Raiders after both defensive players listed as questionable on Friday were left off inactive report in Week 14. While James Conner and Marcus Gilbert will miss the matchup with injuries that sidelined them all week long in practice, Morgan Burnett and Anthony Chickillo will both play...

Behind the Steel Curtain

Steelers vs. Raiders, Week 14: 3rd quarter in-game update

The Pittsburgh Steelers are back, and we keep you up to date with those who aren’t able to watch the game live. 1st Quarter In-Game Update 2nd Quarter In-Game Update The Steelers received the football to start the second half, and it wasn’t Ben Roethlisberger under center for the black-and-gold, but Joshua Dobbs. The team’s franchise quarterback was being treated in the locker room for and apparent rib injury, and Dobbs was unable to lead the team to points on his first drive. After the Steelers had a failed fourth down conversion, Carr went back to work and moved the ball into...

SFGate

RB Doug Martin a go, C.J. Anderson inactive vs. Steelers

Running back and Vallejo native C.J. Anderson will not make his Raiders debut today after all. Anderson, the former Broncos and Panthers back who went to Cal, was signed by the Raiders last week as insurance with Doug Martin dealing with a knee injury. Martin had a brace on his left knee Friday but practiced all week and is active for today’s game against the Steelers. Martin will be without one of his primary blocker’s, however, as Pro Bowl left guard Kelechi Osemele is inactive due to a toe injury. Osemele did not practice Friday after being limited the previous two days. Jon Feliciano...

Big Easy Mafia

Ben Roethlisberger leaves game vs. Raiders with rib injury

OAKLAND, Calif. – Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has left the game Sunday against the Oakland Raiders with a rib injury, and he is questionable to ...

Silver And Black Pride

‘Ben’s at his best when they need him the most’

An old AFC rivalry will be renewed this week when the Raiders and Steelers go head to head in the Oakland Coliseum. The Raiders are playing in the second consecutive game against two of the best teams in the AFC. The defense will have it’s hands full dealing with future Hall of Famers, Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown. The Raiders did catch a break however, with the injury to running James Connor who will not play. Connor has been excellent all year in the absence of Le’Veon Bell. A match up to keep an eye on throughout the game is the Steelers pass rush versus the Raiders...

ClutchPoints

Ravens QB Joe Flacco inactive for Week 14 vs. Chiefs

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is officially inactive ahead of Sunday’s matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. Flacco has not played since the Week 9 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers due to a right hip injury, which has allowed rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson to take over the starting role. The veteran quarterback has thrown for […] The post Ravens QB Joe Flacco inactive for Week 14 vs. Chiefs appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Just Blog Baby

Oakland Raiders dealing with injuries in the trenches

The Oakland Raiders will take on the Pittsburgh Steelers at home in Week 14, and could have issues up front on both sides of the ball. The Oakland Raiders have struggled with injuries all season and Week 14 is no different, as six players are listed as questionable after the team’s final practice. This weekend, […] Oakland Raiders dealing with injuries in the trenches - Just Blog Baby - Just Blog Baby - An Oakland Raiders Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Silver And Black Pride

Raiders-Steelers week 14 viewing guide

This game was originally a Sunday night affair. But it was flexed to a regular Sunday afternoon game in favor of the 8-4 Bears vs the 11-1 Rams. No room for an old AFL rivalry game involving a 2-win team when you can feature the league’s best defense against the league’s best team. Regardless, it’s back-to-back home games for the Raiders and they can put up a fight like they did last week against the Chiefs, it could be an exciting game. The Steelers need it to stay atop of the AFC South while the Raiders try to play spoilers. Game picks Raiders depth chart Injury report Game...

Ravens vs. Steelers "An Emotional Return to Pittsburgh" (Week 14) | NFL Films Presents

The Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers Week 14 Sunday Night game came a week after Steelers' linebacker Ryan Shazier suffered a devastating injury.

Shane Vereen nears New York Giants return

New York Giants players and coaches react to running back Shane Vereen returning to practice for the first time since his injury, as they prepare for the Pittsburgh Steelers.