Daily Archives: December 26, 2011

Some NFL players still hiding concussions

In a series of interviews about head injuries over the last two weeks, 23 of 44 NFL players — slightly more than half — said they would try to conceal a possible concussion.

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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To Ben, Or Not To Ben? Tomlin In No Win Situation With That Question

To Ben, or not to Ben, that is the question. It will be a question that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin will be asked several different ways during his Tuesday press conference and when his final decision is made on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, it will be second guessed for several more weeks to come.

Ben Roethlisberger of course is still recovering from his high left ankle sprain suffered in the last game against the Browns on December 8th. That injury took place in the second quarter and he was able to return and play the second half as the Steelers came away with the win. Read more [...]

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Bengals beg fans to show for decisive game

One victory away from an unexpected playoff spot, the Cincinnati Bengals are already immersed in their biggest challenge of the week.

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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Big Ben active for Steelers, Woodley isn’t

Ben Roethlisberger was ruled out as the Steelers’ starting quarterback on Friday, but he’ll be in uniform for Saturday’s game with the Rams. Roethlisberger was not one of the seven players placed on the team’s inactive list before kickoff. That doesn’t make him much likelier to play. Charlie Batch will start and Dennis Dixon is…

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Cotchery ready when the Steelers need him

Jerricho Cotchery appears to have hit his stride just in time, as the Steelers prepare for their regular-season finale in Cleveland.

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Week 16 Monday 10-pack

All I wanted for Christmas was 14 NFL contests on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. And I got it, primarily since there was little or no danger of shooting my eye out. The best part about it?  The ability to write 10 things about what I saw while enjoying the 14 games-a-playing. 1.   Playoff turnover…

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Steelers Week 16 Coverage Stats Versus Rams

Below are the Pittsburgh Steelers coverage stats for their week 16 Saturday shutout win against the St. Louis Rams at Heinz Field. These stats 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 or not the defense blitzed on the play.

The pass defense in this game was as close to perfect as it gets and the longest completion of the 9 by Rams quarterback Kellen Clemens was for 17 yards and 12 of those 17 came after the catch on the pass to running Read more [...]

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Labriola on win over Rams

What started as a curiosity, as one of those catchy phrases that look good on a T-shirt, has grown into something more. When Mike Tomlin took the job in January 2007, it was something that only he ...

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Green Bay, Rodgers wrap up No. 1 seed

Aaron Rodgers threw five touchdown passes for the first time in his career to help the Green Bay Packers nail down the No. 1 seed in the NFC and claim another round of bragging rights in the NFL's most storied rivalry by knocking the Chicago Bears out of the playoff chase.

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No Ben, no problem: Steelers run over Rams

The Pittsburgh Steelers will need Ben Roethlisberger healthy in January to make another run to the Super Bowl. But they didn’t need him today to roll over the St. Louis Rams. With Charlie Batch starting at quarterback, the Steelers beat the Rams with a ground-based attack and a stiff defense that forced quarterback Kellen Clemens…

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