COULD BREASTON LAND IN PITTSBURGH? It only took minutes after wide receiver Steve Breaston was released today by the Kansas City Chiefs for the speculation of Breaston joining Todd Haley in Pittsburgh to start up. Regarded as a favorite of Todd Haley’s, Breaston had just 7 receptions for 74 yards and no touchdowns in 10 games for the Chiefs in 2012. The 29 year old had a career best 77 receptions, 1,003 yards and 3 touchdowns in 2008 with the Arizona Cardinals, Todd Haley’s last season in Arizona as offensive coordinator. A few years later Breaston followed Haley to KC, signing with Chiefs in 2011. The 6-foot-0, 190-pound receiver put together a productive year under Haley with 61 receptions for 785 yards and 2 touchdowns in 2011 for the Chiefs. With Haley gone in 2012, Breaston rarely saw the field in 2012 for Kansas City. Preparing to lose Mike Wallace,Read More »
You can bet Ben Roethlisberger is all smiles this morning. Offensive coordinator Todd Haley has emerged as a candidate for the Arizona Cardinals head coaching job and indications are he’s a very serious candidate for the job. Mike Jurecki of XTRA 910 Radio in Phoenix reports the Cardinals have asked the Steelers for permission to interview Haley. The Steelers are expected to grant permission.
STEELERS – WEDNESDAY By Dale Grdnic PITTSBURGH — Even with a little perspective some three days after the Pittsburgh Steelers were eliminated from playoff contention with a 16-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Wednesday afternoon that he’s still struggling with it and needs to go out with a victory. The Steelers (7-8) play host to the Cleveland Browns (5-10) in the final regular-season game for both Sunday at 1 p.m. at Heinz Field. Five Steelers losses this season were by three points each, and a failed comeback usually punctuated each one as well. “If I knew (why), we would have fixed it,” Roethlisberger said. “A lot of it just has to do with me not playing well enough down the stretch. Fourth-quarter drives or last-minute throws, just not making it happen, so my best answer would be that I just didn’t play well enough. (So), inRead More »