Posts Tagged ‘Mike Tomlin’

Steelers, Packers put up impressive numbers

Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald was impressed with both the Steelers and Packers, and you should be, too. Here are some stats to amaze your friends with at your playoff viewing party on Sunday.

Steelers, Ravens classic missed just one thing

The Steelers and Ravens entertaining slugfest disguised as a AFC divisional playoff game had it all: Vitriol. Huge plays and both sides of the ball. And actual scoring.

There was only one thing missing.

Eisen: Tomlin shouldn’t have used challenge

Moments after Steelers coach Mike Tomlin challenged a call on the opening play, NFL Network’s Rich Eisen was pretty quick to challenge the coach, asking why you would burn a challenge about 15 yards so quickly into the game (via his Twitter account).

Roethlisberger won’t miss time; Miller ‘doubtful’

Mike Tomlin updated the status of several of the injured Steelers during his weekly news conference on Tuesday.

Steelers can win with Big Ben being Big Ben

Ben Roethlisberger is at his best when he’s playing the way he’s always played. Big Ben being Big Ben is what the Steelers need, and it’s what they want.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 2

With Week 2 almost in the books, here’s a look at a few key statistics and notable numbers from Sunday’s action from George Li on the NFL Network research desk.

Tomlin declines to show cards, keeps QB options open

Much is being said about coach Mike Tomlin’s unwillingness to guarantee that Ben Roethlisberger will be the Steelers’ starting quarterback when he returns from a four-game NFL suspension.

Tomlin will not commit to Roethlisberger after return

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said on Sirius NFL Radio (via USA Today) that he is not committed to starting QB Ben Roethlisberger when he returns from suspension.

Dameshek: Steelers will be fine with Dixon

While I feel bad for QB Byron Leftwich, I don’t think it means Steeler fans should throw in the Terrible Towel.

Has Dixon showed enough to take job?

Has Dennis Dixon done enough to unseat Byron Leftwich as the interim starter in Pittsburgh?

Tomlin: Dixon will take first-team reps for Steelers

Steelers Mike Tomlin said Dennis Dixon will take some first-team reps against the Broncos on Sunday.

Looking at Leftwich vs. Dixon

Which quarterback is the better option to start for the Steelers — Byron Leftwich or Dennis Dixon?

Tomlin: Dixon will have to ‘take’ starting job

With each passing day, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback blueprint (for lack of a better term) becomes a little bit more clear. Sort of.

Can Dixon push Leftwich for starting job?

Following his performance in the preseason opener, Dennis Dixon is gaining support to get a shot to be the (interim) starter for the Steelers.

Tomlin: Roethlisberger will play in preseason

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.

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