Posted September 12, 2013 on
Former Steelers pass-rushing superstar James Harrison challenged Ben Roethlisberger, but this time subtly.

Steelers bracing for onslaught from LB Harrison

The Pittsburgh Steelers spent a decade watching linebacker James Harrison wreak his own unique brand of havoc on an opponent's backfield. Now the Steelers will get a chance to see how the other half lives. Harrison signed with the Cincinnati Bengals in the offseason and will face his former team on Monday night. The five-time Pro Bowler says it is just another game on the schedule...

Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 keys to victory versus the Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Cincinnati with an 0-1 record after a pitiful performance against the Tennessee Titans in the season opener. The Steelers face the Bengals in week 2, an AFC North match-up that’ll leave one of the team’s in the division 0-2 to start the year. To avoid going 0-2 the Steelers will need to follow these five key things if they want to walk out of...

Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals: Three Bold Predictions

The Steelers looked old, the Bengals looked ready to challenge the rest of the NFL.While both teams lost their opening games of the season, the teams that stepped out on the field were completely different.The fact this is a Monday night game adds to the possible defensive battle and the idea that for the first time in his career, James Harrison will be opposing the Steelers instead...

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger’s Pass Distances Versus Titans

We will be tracking the distance of the throws made by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger over the course of the season and below is a play by play look at his passes from Sunday against the Tennessee Titans in the season opener. Roethlisberger threw the ball 33 times in week one and the average distance the ball traveled past the line of scrimmage was 8.76 yards...

Bengals James Harrison takes a shot at Big Ben

Today in an interview the former Steelers linebacker James Harrison took a shot at his former Quarterback Big Ben when he said this: “They lost their best offensive player they had in Pouncey,” Harrison said on a conference call with the Pittsburgh media. While he says he is not someone to talk in the interview […]

Ask a Sports Chick: Sports Mount Rushmore, Crazy Chick Stories, and free drinks at the bar

Unicorns do exist. They come in the form of hot girls that love sports. We’ve got a resident unicorn on the Bacon Sports team and you can ask her whatever you’d like. Really, anything. That’s why we created “Ask a Sports Chick”. Meet our unicorn, Taina. She is from Chicago and is currently battling a life-long sports addiction. She is a lover of all food and whiskey,...

Elias Sports Bureau Changes Redman Fumble To A Roethlisberger Fumble

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Elias Sports Bureau, the official statistician for the NFL, has changed the first quarter fumble by Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman to a Ben Roethlisberger fumble for no gain. Elias changed Redman's fumble into the #Titans end zone to a Roethlisberger fumble for no #Steelers gain. — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette...

Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger off for 'personal reasons,' not injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers were without Ben Roethlisberger for yesterday's practice session. While this could cause immediate concern considering Ben's injury history, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that he received the day of for "personal reasons," not due to an injury.#Steelers Ben Roethlisberger given the day off for "personal reasons...

Reasons Why Ben Roethlisberger Wasn’t at Practice Today

Several Steelers’ beat writers tweeted out today that Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was not at practice today. He was excused due ‘personal reasons’ but I think there is much more to this story. I have this boiled down to a few reasons why the 10th-year QB would miss practice coming off such an embarrassing loss. See if you’re on board with me here...

NFL Playbook Segment Features Poor Runs By The Steelers Running Backs

One of my favorite shows to watch every week during the season is "Playbook", which can be seen every Friday night on the NFL Network. They do great job of previewing the upcoming games and you always learn something thanks to their all-22 play break downs. In their preview of the Monday night game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals, they took a...

Steelers-Bengals Preview

The Cincinnati Bengals felt like they let one get away in their season opener, blowing a double-digit lead in the second half of a performance full of turnovers and penalties. They'll still head into Week 2 feeling much better than the Pittsburgh Steelers. After losing three players for the season in their opener and looking inept offensively, the Steelers could have a difficult...

Mike Tomlin announces Steelers’ depth chart changes

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced several changes to the depth chart on Tuesday. Offense Kelvin Beachum will take over for the injured Maurkice Pouncey at starting center while Pouncey 

Steelers Offensive Weapon Jammed Up By O-Line

By Jeremy Hritz Nearly a week after the debacle in Pittsburgh against Tennessee, the loss still stings and the uncertainty surrounding the 2013 Steelers is muddier than ever. When the fourth quarter ended last Sunday, an 8-8 season seemed delusional, as if that mark was far beyond the reach of the talent of the Steelers. What seemed more realistic was a record south of 8-8. If the...
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