Archive for the ‘Pittsburgh Steelers’ Category

Steelers call for Vontaze Burfict to be suspended as NFL reviews his questionable hits

Monday, October 15th, 2018

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reviewed the tape and made their call. Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert said Burfict’s hit on Brown was “pathetic” and “sad,” and called for the NFL to get involved, according to ESPN. The NFL has to do something about that,” Gilbert said.

Le’Veon Bell doesn’t show up Monday, and reportedly won’t end holdout this week

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Eventually, Le’Veon Bell will show up for work with the Pittsburgh Steelers. It doesn’t seem it will be this week during the Steelers’ bye, at least according to two reports. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Judy Battista of NFL Network said the team doesn’t expect Bell to end his holdout and report this week.

Steelers ready to plow forward with – or without – Bell

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Le'Veon Bell's stall inside the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room has been untouched for months. Everything remains the same as it was when Bell walked out of the team's facility in January to begin his standoff with the club. When Bell returns to reclaim his spot is uncertain.

With His Holdout, Le’Veon Bell Rips a Page from the NBA Playbook

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Le’Veon Bell is apparently going to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers shortly. The Steelers are off this weekend, which gives Bell plenty of time to reintroduce himself to his teammates, though there may be some confusion. Most of them, like most of us, think of Bell as a running back.

Report: Vontaze Burfict not expected to be suspended

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been suspended for actions on the field in the past, but it doesn’t look like he’ll draw another ban based on his actions in Sunday’s loss to the Steelers. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Burfict is not expected to be suspended as a result of a hit to the head of Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown in third quarter. Burfict was not penalized for the hit.

Bad blood continues between Steelers, Bengals

Monday, October 15th, 2018

The Pittsburgh Steelers-Cincinnati Bengals rivalry is alive in well. The Steelers beat the Bengals Sunday, 28-21. "Most physical game I've been in." Smith-Schuster, in his second season in the NFL, said the Cincinnati defense was "coming after all of us." That isn't unusual in this AFC North matchup.

Bad blood continues between Steelers, Bengals

Monday, October 15th, 2018

The Pittsburgh Steelers-Cincinnati Bengals rivalry is alive in well. The Steelers beat the Bengals Sunday, 28-21. "Most physical game I've been in." Smith-Schuster, in his second season in the NFL, said the Cincinnati defense was "coming after all of us." That isn't unusual in this AFC North matchup.

Monday morning one-liners

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Bills DT Kyle Williams played well in a losing effort. The Dolphins keep taking hits on their defensive line. TE Rob Gronkowski came up big late in the Patriots win. Said Jets LB Avery Williamson, “We can beat anybody. We have a young team, but I

Same ending: Steelers stun Bengals 28-21 on AB’s late TD

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Joe Mixon scored on a 4-yard run and dashed toward the stands in celebration of Cincinnati's go-ahead touchdown. On the Steelers sideline, Ben Roethlisberger looked at the clock, saw there was 1:18 left, and told his linemen not to fret. ''They gave us too much time,'' Big Ben said confidently.

NFL: Steelers’ game-winning touchdown to Antonio Brown was a legal play

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

It appeared Steelers receiver Justin Hunter might have set an illegal pick on Bengals cornerback Tony McRae. Brown motioned to a spot just outside of Hunter, ran a slant inside of Hunter while Hunter and McRae made contact with each other.