Happy 40th birthday to Charlie Batch. Here's a thing from a couple years ago on how old he is (very old). Now he's even older. And still the best.
Since Robert Griffin's spectacular rookie season, there have been an previous few other things to talk about with regard to Washington—especially once he started to regress. Now there's speculation he could be traded. It's obvious his production has declined, but to what extent exactly? Is it as bad as it seems?
Last night, Chris Mueller (on 93.7 FM from 10 p.m.—2 a.m.) provided a little insight, which you can see above, into what it's like working the telephones for a light night Pittsburgh-area sports radio call-in show. We may try to get the audio, or we may just let this one float around in all of our imaginations. Salute…
Old man Charlie Batch didn't just beat the Ravens yesterday to keep the Steelers' AFC North title hopes alive. He did it just days after having to put down his dog, a five-year-old rottweiler rescue named Roxie. On Thursday, Batch posted the above photo of himself and the poor little pup on Facebook and Twitter, with…
Ed Reed threw some shade at Charlie Batch, who was far from elite but at least outplayed Joe Flacco in the Steelers' win in Baltimore. But no one was expecting greatness. Batch just gave more of what he's offered these past 10 years as Pittsburgh's backup (or third-string) quarterback: a steady, capable option under…
Your morning roundup for March 24, the day an 8.5-point underdog taps into its inner Jersey Shore, all Socs-versus-Greasers style.
Batch declared bankruptcy in December, and his creditors now have the option of seizing the property he used as collateral to secure his debt. That includes "a 2006 Kawasaki personal watercraft, and sports memorabilia and jewelry." Among that, his two Super Bowl rings, as well as his collection of autographed jerseys.
The good news, Pittsburgh fans, is that you've won your opener 28-17 over the Miami Dolphins, behind three touchdown passes from Charlie Batch (!!!???) and an interception return for a touchdown from Joey Porter, who celebrated by setting the goalposts on fire and then eating them.
You know the NFL season is upon us when Charlie Batch fastens his chinstrap and storms onto the field. It's really what the league's all about, no?