Ben Roethlisberger: AFC title game ‘too big’ for young Steelers receivers

After the Steelers were ousted from the playoffs Sunday night with 36-17 loss at New England, Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suggested the lights of the AFC championship game were too bright for some of his young receivers.

According to documents filed in federal court Monday, Smith repaid the team $844,396.82 between August 2014 and March 2016, but the team still hasn’t seen the remaining $341,630.18.

The NFL’s arbitrator for labor disputes, University of Pennsylvania law professor Stephen Burbank, issued an order Nov. 4 requiring Smith to repay the outstanding balance Cheap Jerseys For Kids within 30 days. According to the lawsuit, Smith and the NFL Players’ Association did not exercise their right to appeal the arbitrator’s decision within 10 days, and Smith has yet to make a payment.

The 49ers released Smith on August 7, 2015, a day after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, hit-and-run, and vandalism. It was Smith’s third DUI arrest since San Francisco made him the seventh overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.

The Raiders signed him in September 2015 and he played in nine games for Oakland Cheap Jerseys From USA before the NFL handed down a year-long suspension. He still has not returned from that ban; NFL Media reported last month that his petition for reinstatement would be considered by commissioner Roger Goodell in March.

Despite the suspension, the Raiders signed Smith to a two-year, $11.5 million contract last spring.

This is not the team to face if you are vulnerable on your home field. There are a few reasons many called the Steelers the AFC sleeper. The dent in the 12-win Chiefsarmor is one of them.

David Steele: The passer rating against the Chiefsdefense was the third-lowest in the NFL, and they led the league in interceptions.

They have two first-team All-Pros in their secondary in Eric Berry and Marcus Peters.

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