It would be easy to point to the list of injuries suffered by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday afternoon as a reason for that debacle masquerading as a football game. But coach Mike Tomlin isn’t letting his team off the hook just because there were so many injuries. Here’s a rundown of the players who were hurt during the game. Linebackers Ryan Shazier, Lawrence Timmons and Jarvis Jones, all three starters. Wide receiver Eli Rogers as well as guard Ramon Foster. Both starting safeties, Robert Golden and Mike Mitchell also suffered injuries per Tomlin in his post-game press conference. But it seemed that Tomlin wasn’t going to take any of that into consideration publicly. As Tomlin said, “we
Well what do we have here? Interesting. . . Rather than drag this out and possibly bite me in the *** later, I’ll just go for it. THE 2016 BALTIMORE RAVENS ARE 3-0 AFTER THREE, AND SIT ALONE ATOP THE AFC NORTH! NOT THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS. NOT THE CINCINNATI BENGALS. NOT THE... WAIT, WHO ELSE IS IN THIS DIVISION? DOESN’T MATTER BECAUSE THEY AREN’T ON TOP! THE UGLY WINNERS. THE WORST 3-0 TEAM IN THE LEAGUE. THAT’S RIGHT. IT’S THE BALTIMORE RAVENS. THREE WEEKS IN, THREE AND OH! Okay, I’m back now. My emotions started typing. Now, it’s time for some real talk. Last year the Ravens experienced some heartbreaking losses. Crushing, closely contested fourth quarters which resulted in failure. But this
The Pittsburgh Steelers are not listing Markus Wheaton on their Week 3 injury report, which means he will almost certainly play vs. the Philadelphia Eagles. A shoulder injury kept Wheaton from playing in Pittsburgh’s first two games, but he practiced fully this week this week after getting in two full sessions in Week 2, but was limited Friday and missed last Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. With Wheaton out, Sammie Coates and Eli Rogers worked as the two receivers next to Antonio Brown, and both produced well.