Steelers' Redman, Leftwich Injured Sunday Night and More AFC North News

Andrea HangstFeatured Columnist IVNovember 19, 2012

Injuries again were an issue for the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 11. Ralph N. Paulk of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that Steelers running back Isaac Redman suffered a concussion in Sunday night's matchup against the Baltimore Ravens

Quarterback Byron Leftwich also appeared to suffer a rib or shoulder injury early in that game, playing all four quarters with increasing discomfort and decreasing mobility. According to the Tribune-Review's Alan Robinson, however, Leftwich isn't worried about the injury, describing himself as "okay," while safety Ryan Clark acknowledged, "Leftwich was hurt pretty much the whole game."

The Steelers have the Cleveland Browns up next. A second divisional loss in a row could doom their chances at the postseason. Another injured quarterback is the last thing they need.


Baltimore Ravens

Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun says of the Baltimore Ravens' 13-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night that it follows a clear pattern for the team—they found a way to win, even if it was ugly.

Alex Kay of Bleacher Report presents the latest news on Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta, who suffered a concussion early in his team's eventual win over the Steelers.


Cincinnati Bengals

Paul Daugherty of the Cincinnati Enquirer praises the Cincinnati Bengals for their win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday—especially that they didn't play down to their one-win opponent.

Andrew Dunn of Bleacher Report breaks down the Bengals' biggest winners and losers after their 28-6 drubbing of the Chiefs.


Cleveland Browns

Despite losing to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, the Cleveland Browns did have some bright spots. According to Tom Reed of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, one most definitely was the defensive line, which sacked Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo seven times.

Bleacher Report's Mike Hoag gives us his final report card and player grades for the Browns in Week 11.


Pittsburgh Steelers

Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette gives us his postgame grades for the Pittsburgh Steelers after falling to the Ravens 13-10 on Sunday night.

Bleacher Report's Thomas Galicia argues that the Steelers should have pulled quarterback Byron Leftwich from Sunday night's game after it was apparent he was in significant pain due to repeated shots to the ribs.