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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Steelers-Panthers game-day thread

The Steelers will be without the services of guard Ramon Foster this week. He'll sit out with an ankle injury.

Cody Wallace is expected to start in his place.

Dri Archer also is out with an ankle injury. Also among the Steelers inactives are Martavis Bryant.

The bigger news is on Carolina's side of things. Both running back DeAngelo Williams and receiver Jerricho Cotchery will not play for the Panthers.

Williams was the one back that the Panthers have who could have seriously tested Pittsburgh's run defense. His backup, Jonathan Stewart, is averaging 2.5 yards per carry this season.

15 comments:

DEL jzc said...

Great. Now you jinxed us Dale. Watch Stewart rush for 150 yards tonight.

Anonymous said...

Really? Williams was the one back? 4 turd RBs had big games against the Steelers so far this season. And they've only played 2 games.

Anonymous said...

We'll take whatever break we can get.

Anonymous said...

three good runs. sure, let's go empty backfield.

-Z in Tempe

marc said...

McClendon, way to go!

Anonymous said...

Has been completed a pass further than 5 yard downfield?

Everytime we try to go downfield it's a disaster.

marc said...

Apparently not going to call pass interference on the defense in the end zone? What the heck?

Anonymous said...

Cortez, I would have preferred the illegal contact which you've perfected instead of the touchdown.

Anonymous said...

A couple of turnovers, a couple of touchdowns, who are these guys in black and gold?

Patrick said...

i'm posting this right after the Blount run.....

holy steelers football batman!

Mike said...

Wow

Anonymous Brian said...

Holy crap. Best win in a long time. I will officially overreact in the opposite direction from what I overreacted last week.

Please - Shazier & J. Jones be not long-term. Please.

Patrick said...

did anyone else crack up when Blount tried to jump that guy a second time? I'm still laughing about it.

Anonymous said...

What ... just ... happened?

Anonymous said...

Any news on Shazier and Jarvis?