11/20/2012 8:13 AM The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports the Browns' banged-up secondary will catch a break Sunday against the Steelers, as nemesis Ben Roethlisberger and replacement Byron Leftwich are both sidelined with rib injuries. The Steelers are now down to bare bones, with 37-year-old Charlie Batch set to start at QB against the Browns, according to NFL Network.
11/20/2012 8:04 AM The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports playing quarterback for the Steelers Sunday in Cleveland, it will be next rib up. With Ben Roethlisberger still shelved with injuries to his shoulder and rib, Byron Leftwich had his own ribs battered by the Baltimore Ravens in the Steelers' 13-10 loss to their archrivals Sunday night at Heinz Field.
11/20/2012 7:54 AM The Chicago Sun-Times reports after the Caleb Hanie debacle last year, I wouldn’t dare suggest the Bears won’t miss Jay Cutler. But Cutler’s injury might give Mike Tice the chance to run the offense he probably should have been using all along. Remember the ‘‘Run-and-Shoop’’?
11/20/2012 7:39 AM The San Francisco Chronicle reports in a virtuoso prime-time performance against one of the NFL’s nastiest defenses Monday, Colin Kaepernick created a sensational stat line and, possibly, a quarterback controversy in leading the 49ers to a 32-7 drubbing of the Bears at Candlestick Park.