While the omission of Bush was interesting, the Lions largely staying away from Johnson in the last half of the game proved more puzzling considering Johnson’s ridiculously high output in the first half.
Ben Roethlisberger passed for 367 yards and four touchdowns, including two in the final 5 minutes as the Pittsburgh Steelers rallied to beat the Detroit Lions 37-27 on Sunday.
There’s a baleful buzz around Big Ben and my beloved black & gold these days. Reports say that the mountainous QB is now a mutinous QB, demanding he be traded at the end of this season.
The Detroit Lions head to Pittsburgh this week to take on a Steelers team that has been playing better recently. Fortunately, the team appears to be pretty healthy at the moment.
Ben Roethlisberger is done talking about his future.
“That’s a grown man giving everything he has every play, and he’s playing through the whistle… There’s no switch for him,” Burleson added. “It’s always on.”
The ball was snapped and Jarvis Jones sprinted forward.
Now, one major thread in that curtain is gone. L.C. Greenwood, he of the height and heft and six Pro Bowls and four rings, as central to the dynasty as anyone not named Joe Greene or Jack Lambert, died of natural causes.
A day after moving atop Pittsburgh’s depth chart at running back, Steelers rookie Le’Veon Bell’s status is in doubt for Monday night’s preseason game against the Washington Redskins.
After falling to the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Shamarko Thomas is determined to prove everyone that he will be a valuable player for the Steelers, while also influencing his younger siblings that maturity and discipline pay off in the long run.