Steelers Officially Without 2/5 of Their Offensive Line

The Steelers will be down 2 offensive linemen from Sunday’s game.  Left Tackle Jonathan Scott(ankle) and Right Guard Doug Legursky(shoulder) are out of the game.  Scott will be replaced by Trai Essex.  Legursky will be replaced by Ramon Foster.  Foster is a change that should have been made a while ago.  He has been the […]

Arian Foster to Start vs. Steelers

The Steelers got some more bad news today as now they will be sure to face Arian Foster this week.  Foster was the NFL’s leading rusher last season.  He has missed the first three games with a hamstring injury.  He is set to go full speed and get a bulk of the work versus the […]

James Farrior fined 15k for hit on Collins

Linebacker James Farrior was fined $15,000 for a hit on Colts QB Kerry Collins in the third quarter of Sunday nights game. The hit was not penalized during the game. Collins went out of the game in the fourth quarter with a concussion that was said to be a result of Farrior’s hit. Farrior became […]

Keisel and McFadden Out, Gay and Hood to start

Brett Keisel and Bryant McFadden look to be spending another week on the bench.  In their place will be the same two guys who replaced them last week.  Ziggy Hood will be starting at Right Defensive End.  He played well last week and will do fine against Houston.  On the other hand William Gay who […]

Steelers Better Know an Opponent: Houston Texans

Basic Intel

Nickname: Texans Location: Houston Texas Division: AFC South

Record and Rankings

Record: 2-1 Home Record: 1-0 Road Record: 1-1 Division Record: 1-0 Conference Record: 2-0 Head – to- Head (since 2001): 1-2

Points per game: 30 Points against per game: 20 Rushing Yards: 138 (5th Overall) Passing Yards: 262.7 (12th Overall) Opponent Passing […]

Thursday Injury Report: Steelers at Texans

The Steelers shrunk the injury report today.  They removed some of the guys off of list but there is no way all these guys got healthy in one day.  The list is still long and there was one new addition from yesterday’s list.  Steve McClendon has been added with an illness.  He should be fine […]

Penguins Preview: 10 Things to Look For in 2011

With regular season hockey just around the corner, we here at BB&G decided it was time for a preview for the Penguins in 2011.  I know that Pens fans have a lot on their minds with their 2 big stars returning from major injuries, but the buzz around the hockey world is that they are […]

4 Key Match Ups: Steelers at Texans

The Steelers won last week but it wasn’t pretty.  The Colts are an awful team and they drove us right down to the wire.  We face a much better Texans team this week with a potent offense.  They can score any time they want.  They have the weapons to do so.  We will see what […]

Bill Cowher on list eligible for Hall of Fame enshrinement in 2012

Former Steelers Coach Bill Cowher is one of the 103 eligible candidates for induction in the the Football Hall of Fame in 2012.    He is one of 14 coaches eligible and one of three that this is their first year of eligibility.  The other two coaches joining him are Marty Shottenheimer and Bill Parcels.

The […]

Antonio Brown fined $7,500 for low block

Wide Receiver Antonio Brown was fined $7,500 for a low block during Joe Lefeged’s return of Roethlisberger’s interception.  He says he was just trying to defend himself and hitting him before he got hit.  He’s considering appealing the fine because as he said:

“That’s a lot of money, I can’t be giving that away.”

For […]

Penguins make cuts to roster

The Pens have cut down their training camp roster by seven to leave them with 32 players on the active roster.    The biggest name cut was Eric Tangradi, though it seems most weren’t surprised because of his mediocre camp.  But here is the list of those cut:

Ryan Craig Nick Johnson Colin McDonald Eric Tangradi […]

Steelers Round Up: Empty gas tanks and runways

It’s Wednesday already?  I know I can’t believe it either.  But no one here is complaining.  Except maybe Ben Roethlisberger because it’s now only 4 more days until another round of beatings he’ll take behind our offensive line.   Maybe his only good thing is that OLB Mario Williams  from the Texans dinged up his knee […]

Wednesday Injury Report: Steelers at Texans

I am back and the baby is looking good.  The size of his feet and arms say Left Tackle which is just what the Steelers need but we will see what happens.  The Steelers are hurting heading into Houston.  Not one person on the offensive line is not suffering from some type of injury.  The […]

Don’t look for upgrades to Steelers offensive line

While I will never understand why the Steelers insist on having a mediocre line that will inevitably help to shorten our franchise quarterback’s career, that trend is to continue.  In Coach Tomlin’s press conference yesterday he made it very clear that they intend to continue with what they currently have.

“Make no mistake, we intend […]

10 Observations from Steelers at Colts

I think the theme of the morning is a win is a win.  We got it done no matter how we are still 2-1.  Usually The Show does his 10 observations from the game, but you are stuck with me for the next couple of days because The Show and his wife welcomed a brand […]