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 11-05-2008, 08:30 AM   #1
lamberts-lost-tooth
Banned
 
lamberts-lost-tooth's Avatar
 

Join Date: May 2006
Location: Midwest
Posts: 10,829
Gender: Male
Member Number: 2363
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default TE Miller doubtful for Sunday

TE Miller doubtful for Sunday
By John Grupp
TRIBUNE-REVIEW
Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Tight end Heath Miller, who left Monday night's game in the second quarter with a sprained right ankle, is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game with the Colts. Free safety Ryan Clark (dislocated shoulder) is cleared to return to practice this week. "We anticipate having him back," coach Mike Tomlin said. Punter Mitch Berger (hamstring), safety Tyrone Carter (ankle), running back Najeh Davenport (hamstring) and wide receiver Hines Ward (shoulder) are day-to-day.


The Steelers will play three homes games in three weeks for the first time in 22 years when they play host to the Indianapolis Colts, San Diego Chargers and Cincinnati Bengals beginning Sunday. The last time the Steelers spent three consecutive weeks at home was Oct. 19-Nov. 2, 1986.

Linebackers LaMarr Woodley and James Harrison are big reasons why the Steelers are on pace to obliterate the team record for sacks -- the record is 55; this defense is on pace for 64 -- but Tomlin isn't ready to canonize his linebacking crew just yet. "I think I would give them an incomplete at this point," he said. "We're eight games into this thing. Not a bad body of work, but we need to heat up at the appropriate time. The great rush units define themselves late in the football season and the playoffs."


Cornerback Ike Taylor has been shadowing top receivers with great success of late. In the past three weeks, Cincinnati's Chad Ocho Cinco, the New York Giants' Plaxico Burress and Washington's Santana Moss have combined for just 13 catches for 81 yards and one touchdown almost exclusively against Taylor. "Ike is a guy that embraces those types of challenges," Tomlin said. "It brings out the best in him."


Digits

71.2 -- Indianapolis' road winning percentage under Tony Dungy, the man who gave Steelers coach Mike Tomlin his first NFL coaching job.


40 -- Years since the Colts won in Pittsburgh. The franchise is 1-9 all-time against the Steelers.

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pitt.../s_596808.html
lamberts-lost-tooth is offline   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 11:38 AM.


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