Posts Tagged ‘ryan clark’

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Pittsburgh Rallies for 24-20 Win Over Giants

Distractions, injuries, and a 10-point second half deficit could not stop the Steelers Sunday vs the Giants, as the black and gold won their third straight, topping New York 24-20. Isaac Redman, filling in for the injured Jonathan Dwyer and Rashard Mendenhall, put the Steelers up for good with a TD late in the fourth […]

Gridiron Gab Week Nine Preview – Pittsburgh at New York Giants

Ben Roethlisberger vs Eli Manning. Each have won a pair of Super Bowls, and Sunday at MetLife Stadium the two will square off in a huge game as the Steelers visit the Giants in a week nine affair. New York comes in a 6-2, and coming off a big win last week in Dallas that […]

Steelers Safety Clark Says He’s Ok Sitting Out Sunday in Denver

Ryan Clark says he has no objections to coach Mike Tomlin’s decision not to play him in Sunday’s wild card playoff game in Denver. The combination of higher altitude and Clark’s blood condition led to major medical complications when he last played there against the Broncos in 2007. “I said, ‘Okay, coach.’ There wasn’t a […]

Steelers Decide to Sit Ryan Clark for Sunday’s Playoff Game in Denver

Ryan Clark will not play in Sunday’s AFC wild-card game in Denver, a move that had to be expected after he almost died their in a game in 2007. The Steelers safety has the sickle cell trait, and his blood had a violent reaction to the high altitude after a game that almost cost him […]

Clark Slapped with Fine for Second Straight Week for Hit Sunday Night

Sunday night the goofs in the refs shirts totally missed the illegal Ray Lewis on Hines Ward hit, but they were quick to get Ryan Clark on his questionable hit in the game, and for the second straight week he’s been fined. Clark was hit with a $40,000 fine today for a helmet-to-helmet hit, his […]

Safety Ryan Clark Slapped with $15,000 Fine

It’s becoming an ongoing trend each week to see what Steeler gets fined for a hit or hard play, and this week the honor goes to Ryan Clark, safety who was fined $15,000 for a hit on Pats TE Rob Gronkowski on a 19 yard gain in Sunday’s win.

First Quarter Thoughts: Texans Dominate the Quarter, Lead 7-0

I don’t know the last time I saw a Steelers defense look as bad on a drive as on the Texans opening drive. From the first offensive play to the last, the Steelers looked like a tired team that missed tackles, were out of position, and just don’t have the same intensity as last season. […]

Gridiron Preseason Preview: Eagles at Steelers

The names are impressive. Pro Bowl cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, QB Vince Young, DL Cullen Jenkins Jason Babin, RB Ronnie Brown. All big name players that have joined the “other” NFL team in Pennsylvania this offseason – the Eagles. Tonight the Steelers host Philly in preseason game number two, a game that will feature the starters […]