Following his performance in the preseason opener, Dennis Dixon is gaining support to get a shot to be the (interim) starter for the Steelers.
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Ben Roethlisberger didn’t see the field during the Steelers’ preseason opener against the Lions, but will get playing time before he begins to serve a suspension to start to the regular season, according to coach Mike Tomlin.
Mike Tomlin is setting an early tone at Steelers training camp, giving Ben Roethlisberger many of the first-team reps.
Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 Training Camps, Ben Roethlisberger, Bruce Arians, Byron Leftwich, Dennis Dixon, Frank Tadych, Marshall Faulk, Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers, Warren Sapp
Mike Tomlin and Bruce Arians are in a very unique position as the Steelers open training camp.
Is Dennis Dixon unhappy with his slot in the Steelers’ quarterback pecking order? His agent sure seems to be, according to a published report.
Steelers WR Hines Ward told “NFL Total Access” that suspended QB Ben Roethlisberger needs to address the entire team about his offseason incident.
In time, Sam Bradford will become the starting quarterback for the St. Louis Rams. How fast that happens depends on his development. So far, there are no signs that the organization is rushing the first overall pick in the 2010 draft.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin met with the media Wednesday for the first time since QB Ben Roethlisberger returned to the practice field.
Veteran QB Byron Leftwich is taking the first-team snaps with the Steelers during OTAs this week, and that’s nothing new. But Dennis Dixon believes he’s getting an equal opportunity in the Steelers’ QB competition.
NFL Network analysts Solomon Wilcots and Rod Woodson see Dennis Dixon as the best short-term replacement for Ben Roethlisberger.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin touched on his quarterback competition Tuesday, acknowledging at this early stage that Byron Leftwich has received “the bulk” of first-team repetitions.
Posted: Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Ben Roethlisberger, Byron Leftwich, Carson Palmer, Dennis Dixon, Hines Ward, Joe Flacco, Matt Ryan, Mike Wallace, Santonio Holmes, Vince Young
The suspension of Ben Roethlisberger has major fantasy implications for next season, one of which involves Rashard Mendenhall.
Posted: Saturday, April 10th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Byron Leftwich, Derrick Ward, Jeff Garcia, Jerry Rice, John Taylor, Josh Freeman, Josh Morgan, Kevin Kolb, Michael Crabtree, Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles, Raheem Morris, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jeff Garcia could make a return to the Eagles if the team is able to deal QB Michael Vick.
Although the Buccaneers demoted QB Byron Leftwich in favor of second-year pro Josh Johnson, the team won’t release the veteran, general manager Mark Dominik said.
Three games into the season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are making a change at quarterback, as Josh Johnson was named the team’s starter on Monday over veteran Byron Leftwich.