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Steelers' Batch breaks collarbone in preseason opener vs. Eagles

Updated: August 9, 2008, 11:05 AM ET
By James Walker | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers had their first significant in-game injury of the 2008 season Friday night as backup quarterback Charlie Batch suffered a fractured right collarbone during their preseason victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Batch was hurt while scrambling with just under six minutes to go in the second quarter. Typically, this type of injury can take somewhere between 4-6 weeks to recover.

This could be a significant blow to Pittsburgh's depth. Ben ...

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