Tomlin: Roethlisberger to play this week

Tomlin: Roethlisberger to play this week

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is expected to practice this week despite suffering a concussion in last week's game, Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin said.
Steelers sign Byron Leftwich

Steelers sign Byron Leftwich

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers, needing a backup quarterback following an injury to Charlie Batch, signed Byron Leftwich Sunday, Coach Mike Tomlin said.

Charlie Batch breaks collarbone

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost backup quarterback Charlie Batch for an undetermined amount of time because of a broken right collarbone.

NFL: Pittsburgh 16, Philadelphia 10

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger tossed a touchdown pass on the opening drive Friday and the Steelers went on to beat Philadelphia 16-10 in a pre-season game.

NFL: Baltimore 27, Pittsburgh 21

BALTIMORE, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Troy Smith threw for 171 yards and one touchdown and Baltimore added two rushing touchdowns Sunday as the Ravens held off the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-21.

Roethlisberger may be sidelined by injury

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Jacksonville because of soreness in his right shoulder.

NFL: Pittsburgh 12, Washington 10

LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Rookie Connor Hughes kicked a 19-yard field goal with 1:31 left Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Steelers beat Washington, 12-10, in preseason play.

NFL: Green Bay 13, Pittsburgh 9

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers threw for Green Bay's only touchdown Saturday night as the Packers beat Pittsburgh, 13-9, to spoil Coach Mike Tomlin's pre-season home debut.

NFL: Atlanta 41, Pittsburgh 38 (OT)

ATLANTA, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Morten Andersen kicked a 32-yard field goal with 8:04 left in overtime Sunday afternoon as Atlanta beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 41-38.

NFL: Pittsburgh 28, Miami 17

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Joey Porter's fourth-quarter 42-yard interception return for a touchdown Thursday night sealed Pittsburgh's 28-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins.

Roethlisberger out with appendicitis

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will miss the first two games of the NFL season after undergoing an emergency appendectomy. The laparoscopic surgery performed Sunday was second operation for the Super Bowl winning signal-caller

NFL: Carolina 15, Pittsburgh 13

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- John Kasay kicked a 29-yard field goal as time expired Thursday night as Carolina beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 15-13.

NFL: Philadelphia 16, Pittsburgh 7

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Greg Lewis scored on a 61-yard touchdown pass from Jeff Garcia Friday night as Philadelphia beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 16-7.

NFL: Minnesota 17, Pittsburgh 10

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Brad Johnson, playing in the first half Saturday night, passed for 71 yards and one touchdown as Minnesota beat Pittsburgh, 17-10.

Hartings gets new contract from Steelers

PITTSBURGH, March 15 (UPI) -- Center Jeff Hartings of the Pittsburgh Steelers signed a one-year contract Wednesday to stay with the reigning Super Bowl champions.
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Charlie Batch
Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback Charlie Batch films team mate LaMarr Woodley as he speaks with the media during Media Day for Super Bowl XLIII featuring the Steelers vs. the Arizona Cardinals at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on January 27, 2009. The NFL's Super Bowl XLIII will be played on Sunday, February 1. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Charles "Charlie" Batch (born December 5, 1974) is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at Eastern Michigan.

Batch has earned two Super Bowl rings with the Steelers in Super Bowl XL and Super Bowl XLIII.

Son of Lynne Settles, a former school teacher, Batch had a remarkable career at Eastern Michigan University, owning almost every passing record. He earned a degree in criminal justice. He was a local favorite when he was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 1998 NFL Draft.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Charlie Batch."
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