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  1. Steelers begin roster cuts

    James Walker

    The Pittsburgh Steelers released 21 players Friday and put backup quarterback Byron Leftwich (broken arm) on injured reserve. The moves put the Steelers' roster at 58. The team has to get down to 53 players by Saturday evening. Here are Friday'...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  2. Four things to watch in preseason finales

    James Walker

    The NFL preseason will conclude Thursday night for the AFC North division. Here are four things to watch in the final preseason games: 1. Pittsburgh Steelers' backup quarterbacks Analysis: Pittsburgh's backup quarterback position is wide ope...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  3. Steelers Week 3 preseason recap

    James Walker

    The Pittsburgh Steelers were the last AFC North team to complete Week 3 of the preseason on Saturday night. Here are some observations: Steelers 34, Falcons 16 The Good Receiver Antonio Brown continues to be Pittsburgh's star of the pres...

    Blog | August 28, 2011
  4. Steelers make their call at QB

    James Walker

    For weeks, many wondered which two quarterbacks the Pittsburgh Steelers would keep once starter Ben Roethlisberger returned from his four-game suspension. On Saturday, the Steelers made their decision. Pittsburgh announced it placed quarterback...

    Blog | October 02, 2010
  5. Pittsburgh Steelers to shut down injured quarterback Dennis Dixon...

    James Walker

    The Pittsburgh Steelers will place quarterback Dennis Dixon on injured reserve Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2010
  6. Steelers' Charlie Batch aims for encore

    James Walker

    PITTSBURGH -- With future Hall of Famer Brett Favre on a bye week, the NFL's oldest starting quarterback will be wearing black and gold Sunday. "It's a blessing, I feel," Steelers 24-year-old receiver Mike Wallace said of 35-year-old teammate Char...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  7. QB Charlie Batch will start for Steelers

    James Walker

    During his weekly news conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin named Charlie Batch the starter for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens. This wasn't a surprise after Batch threw three touchdown passes in Sunday's win over the ...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  8. Steelers' Batch gets his shot, delivers

    James Walker

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Charlie Batch is like an old, dependable car that collects dust in your garage -- it's rarely used, but it's good to know it's there whenever you need it. Sometimes you start it up and take the car around the block for old-time's sa...

    Blog | September 26, 2010
  9. Rapid Reaction: Steelers 38, Buccaneers 13

    James Walker

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Here are some thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers' victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. What it means: The Steelers impressively improved to 3-0 without suspended quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. It's been a total team effort, as e...

    Blog | September 26, 2010
  10. Report: Dennis Dixon out six weeks

    James Walker

    It turns out after surgery that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dennis Dixon will be out longer than expected. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting Dixon will be out for six weeks after having his lateral meniscus repaired in his left knee. He...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  11. Morning take: Cleveland's wide receivers

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Wednesday in the AFC North: Cleveland Browns starting receivers -- Brian Robiskie and Mohamed Massaquoi -- have combined for only five receptions in two games. Morning take: The AFC North blog called thi...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  12. AFC North evening links

    James Walker

    Here are the latest happenings Tuesday evening in the AFC North: Baltimore Ravens (1-1) head coach John Harbaugh was fined $15,000 for having contact with an official during Sunday's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals (1-1). One Cleveland columnist...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  13. Morning take: Charlie Batch to start?

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Tuesday in the AFC North: With two quarterbacks injured and one serving a suspension, Charlie Batch could be the only option for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Morning take: Byron Leftwich (knee) will do all he ...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  14. Dennis Dixon could miss three weeks

    James Walker

    ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting quarterback Dennis Dixon will miss at least the next three weeks with a torn meniscus in his left knee. That means Dixon likely will not return until October and possibly after franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberge...

    Blog | September 20, 2010
  15. Seven-step drop: Flacco mechanics, more

    James Walker

    Here are seven notes and observations from Week 2 in the AFC North: Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco's mechanics look off. Flacco usually has one of the smoothest throwing motions in the NFL. But his footwork and follow-through were unusu...

    Blog | September 20, 2010
  16. Wrap-up: Steelers 19, Titans 11

    James Walker

    Here are some thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers' victory over the Tennessee Titans: What it means: The Steelers are off to a tremendous and unexpected 2-0 start without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who is suspended four games for violating th...

    Blog | September 19, 2010