The Steelers official pregame release for the Thursday night game against the Cleveland Browns is now up on steelers.com and it tells us that running back Rashard Mendenhall is 43 yards away from passing Merril Hoge (3,115) for the 11th most career rushing yards in Steelers franchise history.
The NFL is reportedly close to signing an eight-year extension of three media-rights deals that should earn it a total of about $3.2 billion a year from its broadcast partners. The current deals with the league\’s cable and broadcast partners expire after the 2013 season. This money will certainly help raise the salary cap when it kicks in.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin met the media yesterday for his weekly press conference and Browns head coach Pat Shurmur also talked to the Cleveland media Monday as well.
Paisios Polamalu grabbed a reporter’s digital recorder following the Steelers win Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals and it made for a cute moment with his father Troy Polamalu right there to take it all in.
Running back Baron Batch gave a rehab update on his blog yesterday and says he is about at 80-90 percent running straight ahead. He posted a small video of his morning workout as well you can see below.
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