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Is Dixon’s Injury Enough to Put Him on IR?

Dennis Dixon is expected to be out for six weeks after surgery for the knee injury he suffered in the Titans game. Assuming that timetable is accurate, he would likely be ready around Week 9 against the Bengals, which leaves … Continue reading

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Behind Door No. 4: Charlie Batch, Everybody!

Another week without Ben Roethlisberger is another week of metaphorical Russian Roulette with a Steelers offense still searching for an identity. Usually, if Pittsburgh was two games into the regular season and had managed one measly offensive touchdown, a bunch … Continue reading

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Morning Links (and Daily Thread)…

A quick daily look at what’s happening around Steelers Nation. And consider this your open thread for discussing the days events and, well, anything else that comes to mind about the Black and Gold.

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Report: Dixon Has Torn Meniscus, Could Be Out 3-5 Weeks

We’re two weeks into the 2010 season and it’s already the weirdest one I can remember. The franchise quarterback is out a month because he’s a dirtbag, the backup quarterback missed the first two games because he was injured in … Continue reading

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Byron Leftwich Released, Should Be Back Next Week

Some minor roster shuffling before Sunday’s game in Tennessee, as the Steelers released quarterback Byron Leftwich to create a roster spot for defensive lineman Steve McClendon, who was signed from the practice squad. McClendon was added for some depth on … Continue reading

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Dixon, Defense and the Falcons

It’s go time, peeps. And for the first time since 2006, when Big Ben was recovering from an offseason motorcycle accident and an August appendectomy, the Steelers enter the regular season with some questions at quarterback. I think most of … Continue reading

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Big Ben’s Job in Jeopardy When He Returns From Couch Duty

This is all Ben’s fault. If he hadn’t spent two consecutive offseasons dealing with off-field silliness (the last of which will cost him four games to start the 2010 season), we wouldn’t have to endure the stupidity that has ensued. … Continue reading

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Mewelde Moore Is Bad Luck In the Preseason

Mewelde Moore is a fine backup/third down back. But in the preseason, he’s voodoo to Steelers’ quarterbacks. You may not remember, but it was Moore’s botched assignment during a preseason game in 2008 that led to Charlie Batch breaking his … Continue reading

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Dennis Dixon, Everybody! (Unless It’s Charlie Batch)

Well, it took nearly a month but injuries finally made their way through the Steelers locker room. Byron Leftwich, apparently Mike Tomlin’s guy since returning to Pittsburgh this offseason, hobbled off the field Thursday after hurting his left knee in … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: Steelers-Giants Preseason Game

I think Eli Manning and his ginormous head are safe. Rhett Bomar started for the Giants in their preseason game against the Steelers, and even though he was serviceable at times, I’m not sure what we can say about Pittsburgh’s … Continue reading

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