Barry Sanders Understands Calvin Johnson

Hall-of-Fame running back Barry Sanders shocked the sports world when he retired from the NFL while on the cusp of breaking Walter Payton's record for career rushing yards. No doubt he would be the one to empathize with Lions All Pro receiver Calvin Johnson who has similarly startled the football realm with his intentions to retire.
February 20, 2016

Steelers re-sign Charlie Batch

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed veteran backup quarterback Charlie Batch to a one-year contract, the team announced. Batch, 37, is entering his 15th NFL season, his 11th in Pittsburgh. Batch is 5-2 as a starter in Pittsburgh.
April 15, 2012

The Great Debate

Pittsburgh's favorite August pastime isn't baseball, it's debating backup quarterbacks. This year's debate has a twist, since one of the candidates can't prove himself. Read Jim Wexell's opinion.
August 16, 2008

Leftwich Tries Out, Signs With Steelers

Another former Marshall quarterback appears to be on the move, following Chad Pennington being cut from the Jets and signing Saturday with the Dolphins in the wake of Brett Favre joining New York from Green Bay. Byron Leftwich signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers after he and former UCF QB Dante Culpepper were brought for a tryout after 'Burgh QB Charlie Batch broke his collarbone in an exhibition.
August 11, 2008

Steelers win, lose Batch

The Steelers beat the Eagles in their preseason opener, but lost QB Charlie Batch with a fractured collarbone.
August 8, 2008