Steelers notebook from Thursday’s OTA

By Mike Bires “Big Ben” was back on the job Thursday. Just one day after injuring his left knee at an organized team activity workout, Ben Roethlisberger returned to practice. Obviously, the tweak or bruise he suffered Wednesday was not serious. Roethlisberger, the Steelers’ star quarterback, did wear one of those black rubber sleeves on

Steelers Notebook from Tuesday’s OTA

By Mike Bires So what did James Harrison have to say about his pit bull dog biting his son? The star linebacker isn’t saying. Harrison, whose 2-year-old son was bitten by his pit bull dog last Wednesday, evaded the media who attended Tuesday’s organized team activity. Harrison’s son has been in UPMC Children’s Hospital in

NFL: Parker absent from Steelers OTA workouts

This morning the Steelers conducted their first OTA workout of the off-season. While the workouts are voluntary, players are basically required to show up. Running back Willie Parker, 29, entering the final year of his contract is among 8 players missing

Pittsburgh Steelers Contracts

Quarterbacks 7 Ben Roethlisberger 3/3/2008: Signed an eight-year, $102 million contract. The deal contained $33.2 million guaranteed, including a $25.2 million signing bonus. Also included is a clause forbidding Roethlisberger from participating in hazardous activities. 2009: $4.75 million + $3 million roster bonus due in March | 2010: $8.05 million | 2011: $11.6 million| 2012:

Super Bowl XLIII: Pittsburgh 27 – Arizona 23

Perfect throw. Perfect catch. That‚Äôs all can say about the what might be the greatest drive in NFL history. Ben Roethlisberger’s 6-yard touchdown pass to Santonio Holmes with 35 seconds left gave Pittsburgh a thrilling 27-23 victory over the Cardinals, capping off a 78 yard drive with 2:36 remaining in the fourth quarter. Roethlisberger, Holmes

Super Bowl XLIII Preview

Super Bowl XLIII Outlook The Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals Clash in Tampa tonight for Super XLIII. The Steelers come into the game as seven point favorites while the Cardinals are in familiar territory as the underdog in Super XLIII. The Cardinals who finished the regular season 9-7, winning the NFC West division had to go

News and Notes

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward went through a full practice on Thursday. The only reporter allowed in the Steelers practice is SI.com’s Peter King. Hines Ward is the only Steelers player on the injury report. For the Cardinals defensive end Travis LaBoy (biceps), defensive end Antonio Smith (knee), running back J.J. Arrington (knee), and

Super Bowl XLIII Matchup: Pittsburgh Steelers (14-4) vs Arizona Cardinals (12-7)

Steelers – Ravens Recap: As Expected it came down to Roethlisberger vs Flacco The first two games between the Baltimore Ravens came down to Ben Roethlisberger vs Joe Flacco and for a third time around it came down to Roethlisberger vs Flacco again. Joe Flacco went 13/30 – 141 yds – 3INT, while Ben Roethlisberger

Steelers take over in second half, Advance to AFC Championship

Steelers 35 РChargers 24 Willie Parker rushed for 146 yards & 2TD’s and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw for 181 yards and 1 touchdown as the Steelers beat the San Diego Chargers 35-24 to advance to their third AFC Championship game in five years. The Steelers controlled the ball for 14:43 in the third quarter

Steelers beat Bengals 27-10; Improve to 8-3

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 243 yards and had 1 passing touchdown and 1 rushing touchdown as the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinatti Bengals 27 – 10 Thursday night at Heinz Field. After throwing eight interceptions in three games, Roethlisberger has played mistake free football the past two games and has thrown for a combined 551