Posts Tagged ‘Ben Roethlisberger’

Ward outruns evil in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Heinz Field is notoriously tough on the visiting team, but nothing has ever come close to this.

Three and out: No Big Ben? Expect more Mendenhall

It looks like Ben Roethlisberger could sit out the remainder of the regular season. That could put a lot more of the offensive burden on the shoulders of Rashard Mendenhall

Three and out: Grab Steelers Batch, just in case

Ben Roethlisberger is a game-time decision for the Steelers. Hopefully fantasy owners have a contingency plan ready.

Tale of the Tape: Run-stuffing Ds focus on QBs in San Fran

In a game featuring two top-notch defenses, the fate of the Steelers and 49ers might rest upon the two signal callers who have to stare back at them.

Three and out: If Peterson’s back, drop Gerhart

Adrian Peterson looks like he’s back, Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t appear to be going anywhere and the Chiefs have no idea where they’re going at QB.

Playbook: New view for evaluating QBs

While watching film with Joe Theismann this week, he wondered what Aaron Rodgers’ completion percentage would be if you took dropped passes out the equation. Drops, throwaways, and spikes are all incompletions that a QB is usually not responsible for. What would happen if we took these out of the equation? The result was what we call a “True QBR” rating.

Three and out: Roethlisberger has thumb injury

It’s time to talk quarterback blues on a Tuesday. Let’s get it going.

QB rankings: Who makes up six through 10?

For this week’s quarterback rankings, there are no byes, remember. We’re skipping a week before they finish up in Week 11. That means you play all of the Holy Five: Rodgers, Brady, Vick, Brees, and Newton — regardless of matchup. This makes picking the next five best QBs extremely difficult because they’re all available. Here’s how I rank them six through 10 for Week 10.

Suggs: I exist to stop Roethlisberger

Terrell Suggs owns Ben Roethlisberger’s ass, ladies and gentlemen. And he keeps it in his refrigerator.

Week 9 fantasy quarterback rankings

Week 9 of the fantasy quarterback rankings sees a new name slip into the top five, while Ben Roethliberger makes the list despite a potentially difficult matchup.

First and 10: Put your voting hat on

Friday is the last chance to have your say in who wins top honors for last weekend’s games by voting for the NFL’s Hardest Working Man award, the Rookie of the Week, Air & Ground Player of the Week, and Never Say Never Moment of the Week. And don’t forget to fill out your Pro Bowl ballot!

Tale of the Tape: Blitz Blitz-burgh?

In Week 10 of last season, Pittsburgh’s defense gave up more points than they have ever allowed in the 11-year history of Heinz Field. Once again, the Patriots will visit with Tom Brady, Wes Welker, two dangerous tight ends and a bevy of running backs in tow.

Week 8 fantasy quarterback rankings

In this week’s quarterback rankings list, Philip Rivers falls out of the top five. Did Jason Smith see fit to leave him in the top 10?

First and 10: The polls are open

Log onto NFL.com to vote for the FedEx Air & Ground Players of the Week. And don’t forget to cast your vote for the week’s top rookie performance and top comeback, too.

First and 10: A Super announcement

Tune into NFL Network at 12:45 p.m. ET on Tuesday to hear coverage of the NFL Fall Meeting in Houston, where the league will announce who will host Super Bowl XLIX in February 2015.

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