On Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings played in Pittsburgh against the Steelers without starting quarterback Sam Bradford, who was unable to make it through pre-game warmups due to a knee issue. While there was a report on Sunday that Bradford, who has dealt with two torn ACLs, does not have any structural damage, there wasn’t any clarity on what exactly he’s dealing with. Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford (8) tosses a football during warmup time before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Pittsburgh.
John Fox left no gray area with this declaration on Monday: “Mike Glennon will be our starting quarterback against Pittsburgh.” The Mitchell Trubisky era will have to wait, with Fox — after watching the tape of Sunday’s ugly 29-7 loss tom the Tampa Bay Buccaneers — not willing to make a change at quarterback yet. Fox still believes Glennon gives the Bears’ the best chance to win this weekend against a Steelers team that beat the Minnesota Vikings by 17 last weekend. It's unlikely that Trubisky would make his debut after a short week of preparation for Sept. 28's game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, either, so expect at least two more games of Glennon no matter what he does or
What exactly is the plan for James Harrison? Great question and a lot of people have their own guesses about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ plans for No. 92. But is it possible the team is underestimating Harrison’s capabilities at the ripe old age of 39? After his 2016 season, when he led the team in sacks, it seems doubtful they’re doing that. But then again, why wouldn’t they play him when T.J. Watt came out injured in Week 2? Lots of questions, not too many answers. Time to check out the Black-and-gold news from outside the walls of BTSC: The Steelers have underestimated James Harrison before Why didn’t James Harrison play a single snap on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings and only four total