PITTSBURGH STEELERS VS SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS
Pittsburgh Steelers LaMarr Woodley (56) and Larry Foote (51) celebrate after Woodley sacked San Francisco 49ers Alex Smith (11) during the third quarter at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on September 23, 2007. (UPI Photo/Stephen Gross)
The Pittsburgh Steelers said Friday Charlie Batch will start at quarterback at Baltimore Sunday, again replacing Ben Roethlisberger, ruled out due to injury.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison says he is waiting to learn if his doctors will OK him to play Sunday.
The Pittsburgh Steelers used the team franchise tag Friday for linebacker LaMarr Woodley, requiring him to stay for a year under the current NFL contract.
Troy Polamalu and LaMarr Woodley each ran interceptions back for touchdowns Sunday and the Pittsburgh Steelers rolled to a 23-7 win over Cincinnati.
Ben Roethlisberger found Isaac Redman on a go-ahead, fourth-quarter TD pass Sunday that let the Pittsburgh Steelers edge Baltimore 13-10.
The NFL made New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady its AFC Offensive Player of the Week Wednesday.
LaMarr Woodley and Keyaron Fox scored long-distance defensive touchdowns in the fourth quarter Sunday, lifting Pittsburgh to a 27-17 victory over Minnesota.
Jeff Reed's 46-yard field goal in overtime gave the Pittsburgh Steelers a 23-20 victory over Baltimore Monday night.
Justin Blalock of Texas and three Big 10 players have been named finalists for the Lombardi Award, given annually to the top U.S. college football lineman.