In the weeks and months leading up to the 2013 NFL Draft, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert didn't hide the fact that the team was in the market for a young backup quarterback. And, in the fourth round, Pittsburgh selected Oklahoma's Landry Jones.
Free-agent quarterback Charlie Batch might be 38 years old, but that doesn't mean he sees retirement in his future. Batch said on Pittsburgh radio this week that he plans on being back with Steelers in 2013.
The Pittsburgh Steelers struggled through an injury-ravaged season in 2012, going just 8-8 without key players for long stretches of the season. Had the Steelers gotten a stroke of luck, defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau said Tuesday, they -- not the Baltimore Ravens -- could have been hoisting the Lombardi Trophy.
The Steelers have a game left, but their season is over. While the Bengals celebrate a playoff berth, Pittsburgh will not play after Week 17. Who to blame? Mike Freeman points the finger at Ben Roethlisberger and an awful offense.