Why register with the Steelers Fever Forums?
 • Intelligent and friendly discussions.
 • It's free and it's quick. Always.
 • Enter events in the forums calendar.
 • Very user friendly software.
 • Exclusive contests and giveaways.

 Donate to Steelers Fever, Click here
 Our 2014 Goal: $450.00 - To Date: $450.00 (100.00%)
 Home | Forums | Editorials | Shop | Tickets | Downloads | Contact Pittsburgh Steelers Forum Feed Not Just Fans. Hardcore Fans.

Go Back   Steelers Fever Forums > Steelers Football > Pittsburgh Steelers


Steelers Fever Fan Shop

Doc's Sports Get FREE NFL Picks and College Football picks as well as Football Lines like live NFL Lines and updated NFL Power Rankings all at Doc's Sports Service.

Steelers

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-05-2012, 04:40 PM   #11
TheVet
Assistant Coach
 
TheVet's Avatar
 
Space Invaders Champion! Snake Champion! Simon Champion! Speartoss 5 Shots Champion!
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 1,266
Member Number: 24040
Thanks: 424
Thanked 528 Times in 301 Posts
Default Re: Brown

Whew! Glad we dodged the high ankle sprain, that injury is bad news.
TheVet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2012, 07:06 PM   #12
Rotorhead
Head Coach
Supporter
 
Rotorhead's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Denver
Posts: 1,934
Gender: Male
Member Number: 703
Thanks: 115
Thanked 685 Times in 377 Posts
My Mood: Relaxed
Default

ESPN is reporting Brown will be out for KC, good to rest him and have him 100% for Baltimore
Rotorhead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2012, 07:13 PM   #13
Hawaii 5-0
Armchair GM
Supporter
 
Hawaii 5-0's Avatar
 

Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: The Aloha State
Posts: 10,026
Gender: Male
Member Number: 24013
Thanks: 9,801
Thanked 12,930 Times in 5,330 Posts
My Mood: Cheerful
Default Re: Brown

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rotorhead View Post
ESPN is reporting Brown will be out for KC, good to rest him and have him 100% for Baltimore

Steelers' Antonio Brown likely out

Updated: November 6, 2012
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have spent all season juggling running backs based on who's healthy and who's hot.

Now it's the wide receivers' turn.

The Steelers will likely be without receiver Antonio Brown when they host reeling Kansas City next Monday night. Brown sprained his right ankle early in a 24-20 victory over the New York Giants last Sunday and coach Mike Tomlin doesn't anticipate Brown being available.

"We'll see where the week takes us, we'll leave the door ajar but usually (sprained ankles) aren't positive things, particularly for someone who earns a living the way he earns a living," Tomlin said.

Brown leads the Steelers (5-3) with 42 receptions and is second on the team with 499 yards receiving. If he can't go, third-year wideout Emmanuel Sanders will likely take Brown's place in the starting lineup.

Sanders caught two passes against the Giants, including a 4-yard touchdown, and added a 63-yard punt return in place of normal return specialists Brown and Chris Rainey, who left the game with a rib injury. Veteran Jerricho Cotchery will move into Sanders' spot as the third receiver.

Cotchery has taken on a smaller role in his second year in Pittsburgh as the trio of Sanders, Brown and Mike Wallace matured, but Cotchery tied for a team-high four receptions against New York, doubling his season total.

"He's not a luxury (but) a necessity," Tomlin said of Cotchery. "We need quality guys that are capable of upholding the standard ... he's been consistently professional and prepared. When one of three guys at the wide out position go down, we don't bat an eye."

Safety Troy Polamalu and right tackle Marcus Gilbert have already been ruled out against Kansas City, though Tomlin believes both can practice this week in a limited capacity. Polamalu played in just two games this season due to a right calf injury while Gilbert has missed a month.

The typically tight-lipped Tomlin is pleased with his team's progress during its current three-game winning streak. The Steelers have gotten consistent performance out of the running game regardless of who is in the backfield.

Isaac Redman rushed for a career-high 147 yards against the Giants in place of Jonathan Dwyer, who sat out with a strained right quad. Dwyer had topped 100 yards in the previous two games while filling in for both Redman and Rashard Mendenhall.

There's a possibility all three backs could be ready against Kansas City, leaving Tomlin with a difficult choice, one he's not willing to make just yet.

"Whoever's being productive when healthy is going to get the totes," Tomlin said. "I really think it's that simple. I'm not going to make it any more complex than it has to be. At times this season we've had a running-back-by-committee approach because none of them had been overly effective at that time.

"When someone's effective, they'll get the ball."

http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/86...as-city-chiefs
__________________
Hawaii 5-0 is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Shoutbox provided by vBShout v6.2.1 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.0.8 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Navbar with Avatar by Motorradforum
no new posts