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Panthers vs. Steelers 2014: News and updates leading into Preseason Week 4

Remember Jerricho Cotchery?

Jerricho Cotchery took the highest bid in free agency, and is now in Carolina, Pittsburgh’s Week 3 opponent. What might have been, had Cotchery stayed with the Steelers?

Mitchell: Execution more of the issue in tackling

It isn't an issue of want-to that's causing the Steelers' amount of missed tackles through two games this season. It's a matter of execution.

Greg Olsen praises Mike Mitchell

Mitchell's former teammate, Greg Olsen, praised Mitchell for his aggressive style of play and gave some insight as to why he fit so well into the Carolina Panthers' scheme in 2013.

Steelers on-field leadership filled by Ben, Keisel

Naturally, when Marshall Faulk asks a question, you answer it.

Inside the Steelers Locker Room: Loss to Panthers

Landry Jones and Mike Tomlin speak after Thursday's 10-0 loss in the preseason finale.

Winners and Losers from Steelers loss to Panthers

The Steelers failed to score a point in their preseason loss to Carolina. Naturally, the offensive side of the ball is going to get called out a bit.


The Steelers' offense, led by back-up quarterbacks Landry Jones and Brendan Kaye, failed to score in seventh preseason loss in eight games.

Panthers vs. Steelers second half open thread

The Steelers' defense has played better this week than they did last week, establishing some more positive film heading into the opener.

Panthers vs. Steelers first half open thread

The Steelers and Panthers kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET Thursday in the final preseason game of the year for both teams.

Steelers depth chart for game vs. Panthers

The defensive line is probably the most competitive group, but a few other players quietly crept their way up the chart, looking for their last chance to make this team.

Steelers roster battles vs. Carolina Panthers

The fourth preseason game isn't about the opponent, it's about the internal competition. A few players may or may not need tonight's game to seal or win back spots on the roster. Here are a few of those battles.

The Standard is The Standard preseason Week 4

Steelers suspensions and preseason games and more, this week, on The Standard is The Standard.

How to watch Steelers vs. Panthers

The Steelers and Panthers play for the 12th consecutive year in the preseason. The rivalry is obviously huge, or something.

Inside the locker room: DHB and Moye talk Panthers

BTSC's own John Phillips went inside the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room and gathered some sound bytes from two players that are relying on a big performance Thursday to make the Steelers 53-man roster.

Big Ben provides preseason perspective for fans

The veteran signal caller for the Pittsburgh Steelers knows what it takes to win, and Ben Roethlisberger doesn't buy into preseason performance as an indicator to success.

Several Steelers on roster bubble Thursday night

The Steelers have made one wave of cuts in an attempt to trim their roster to the league mandated 75, but those players that avoided the chopping block this time will have to perform well on Thursday to make the 53 man roster.

Tomlin should play Bell & Blount sparingly Thurs.

Pittsburgh Steelers' head coach Mike Tomlin has made it known that Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will play Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers. Tomlin should monitor their snaps wisely.

Spence won't play vs. Panthers, looks to Cleveland

Spence tore his left knee up badly in the Steelers' last preseason game against Carolina in 2012. He won't play against them this year, but is optimistic about playing in his first regular season game Sept. 7 vs. Cleveland.

Cam Newton out of lineup in preseason finale

The dynamic quarterback for the Carolina Panthers is dealing with a fractured rib and will sit out the fourth and final preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers this Thursday.

Worilds' knee injury not suspected to be serious

When the Pittsburgh Steelers' outside linebacker left the field with a knee injury, it left fans wondering if the injury could jeopardize his availability for the Week one lineup.

Panthers vs. Steelers: Carolina will play starters

The Steelers and Panthers both struggled in their third preseason games, and Panthers coach Ron Rivera says his starting offense will see game action against the Steelers Thursday.