Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Steelers Beat Chiefs 16-13 But At A Cost

Steelers Beat Chiefs 16-13 In Overtime: Big Ben Injured

Steelers edged out the Chiefs in OT last night but at a high cost. Roethlisberger suffered a right-shoulder injury in the third quarter. At the time of the injury, Ben was 9-18 for 84 yards and one touchdown.

Wallace caught a TD pass from Roethlisberger in the corner of the end zone with one hand that is today one of the 10 top plays on ESPN.

Steelers announced today Ben has a SC sprained , right throwing shoulder. According to Coach Tomlin, Roethlisberger is questionable for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.

Ryan Clark is being evaluated to determine if he suffered a concussion.

When Coach Tomlin was asked about Ben's injury and his concern: "...I don't live in a hypothetical world. I wait until I get information and then I respond accordingly to that information."

The Numbers:
  • Steelers won their 15th consecutive Monday night game at home.
  • Mike Tomlin is 4-0. (Cowher was 11-0 and Chuck Noll was 9-5).
  • Steelers record now: 6-3. Last year: 6-3.
  • Steelers won their 4th straight game.
  • Byron Leftwich, playing for the first time in nearly two years. was 7 for 14 for 73 yards. Leftwich has a career record of 24-25 as a starter. He has not started since 2009 when he played at Tampa.

Next Game:

Steelers @Ravens Sunday, Nov. 18.  8:20 p.m. (may change due to flexible scheduling). 

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