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Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Roethlisberger looking ready

Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that he needed to see Ben Roethlisberger make all the necessary throws in practice on Wednesday.

After practice Wednesday, Tomlin said Roethlisberger made all of the necessary throws.

So at this point, it appears Roethlisberger will return for the Steelers this weekend against San Diego.

@ The Steelers had a myriad of players sitting out of practice on Wednesday, most of who are expected to return to practice Thursday.

We'll know more about those injuries Thursday, but I expect the team to have everyone except Mike Adams and Ike Taylor available against the Chargers.

@ It will be interesting to see what the line on the game is once Las Vegas realized Roethlisberger is playing.

I'm guessing the Steelers will be favored by about a touchdown, but we'll see.


Anonymous said...

How about the unnecessary throws? Half kidding, but when asked if he could make all the throws, Tomlin said, "I saw him making the necessary throws". There's a difference. And when Roethlisberger was asked if he could make all the throws, he said he's getting there. I say this because Batch can't make all the throws, but they were able to gameplan this time to accommodate what he could do and turn that into winning football. If he can't make all the throws yet, I guess the silver lining is this ain't Arians offense anymore.

Anonymous said...

Why the shot at Arians? He's a good candidate for coach of the year this year and his offense is looking light years better than ours. Even with a rookier QB.

Anonymous said...

Not a shot. Just saying different offenses. One, not predicated on throws that are probably outside Roethlisberger's current capabilities. The other, a bit more conducive.

Anonymous said...

...and we must measure light years differently. And a different understanding of better.

Anonymous said...

Arians is the luckiest coach in football. To get two great young quarterbacks (and top supporting casts) is like having the keys to the top two cars on the NASCAR circuit. Arians is good enough not to wreck them and he may even win a few races, but he will not put together a dynasty. A greater coach might do that given the availability of the same talent.


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kyle said...

As of right now, the Colts are 17th in scoring, the Steelers are 20th separated by .9 points per game.

The Colts are 3rd in yards per game. The Steelers are 20th. They are separated by 50 yards per game. (Lots of yards but not a lot of points? Hi, Bruce)

The Steelers lead in time of possession.

adamg said...

After watching a few Indy games, I see the beating Luck is already taking in BA's offense. He's still young and shaking it off for now, but...