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Steelers Versus Bengals: Week 7 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their seventh game of the 2017 regular season at home Sunday afternoon against the Cincinnati Bengals with a chance to improve their record to 5-2 and take over the No. 1 seed in the AFC. As usual, I will attempt to project the seven inactives...
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Steelers Spin: Eye Of The Tiger

After tomahawking the formerly undefeated Kansas City Chiefs by a score of 19-13, the Pittsburgh Steelers now face a home division matchup against the resurgent and Bye-rested Cincinnati Bengals. You better believe the Bengals, who are 2-3 in a season where they are celebrating 50 years of…well something…will be considering this...
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Roethlisberger Completions Report: Updated Through Week 6

Every week I will chart Ben Roethlisberger’s completions across a variety of categories in an effort to uncover the strengths and weaknesses of the Steelers’ passing game.  As we get deeper into the season and as more throws get recorded, this information will become more reliable in identifying various trends...
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Steelers Vs. Bengals Week 7 Key Matchups

The Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2) are back at home for their first matchup of the year against the Cincinnati Bengals (2-3). Currently in sole possession for first place in the AFC North, Pittsburgh comes into Heinz Field riding a massive victory last week against Kansas City. The defense was flawless, letting...
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2 hours ago

Steelers’ Defensive Charting: First Six Weeks

As usual, our charting for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense. This is out of 372 snaps, excluding the ones that didn’t involve a snap. Personnel groupings. 3-4: 147 (39.5%) Nickel: 130 (34.9%) Dime: 90 (24.2%) Goal Line: 4 (1%) 3-5-3: 1 (.3%) Add up the nickel dime and the Steelers have...
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4 hours ago

Week 7 By The Numbers: Steelers Vs Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ quest for supremacy in the AFC returns back home this Sunday as they look to take on a divisional foe, the Cincinnati Bengals. After a victory over the AFC leading Kansas City Chiefs last week, the Steelers can overtake them for top seed with a win over...
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6 hours ago

Film Room: Defending Tyreek An Uphill Battle

The Pittsburgh Steelers had by far their biggest test to date in the regular season when it comes to facing returners, having had to deal with the Chiefs and second-year Tyreek Hill. On the season, he has returned 13 punts, gaining 152 yards on them, averaging 11.7 yards per, with...
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6 hours ago

McDonald On Rapport With Roethlisberger: ‘You Can’t Replace Time With Anything’

Say what you will about the fans at Heinz Field chanting “HEEEEEEEEEAAATH” for any reception made by a white tight end, but, in a way, Pittsburgh Steelers white tight end Vance McDonald is looking forward to getting his first, and he is hoping that it comes tomorrow against the Bengals....
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7 hours ago

Vince Williams Calls Smith-Schuster ‘Most Refreshing Teammate Ever’

I think most have by now forgotten their initial confusion, followed by angst, over the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers used a second-round draft pick on wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster, a player about whom, no doubt, many did not know a lot about prior to the draft. I count myself...
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8 hours ago

Steelers Vs. Bengals: Five Key Storylines Ahead Of Week 7 Game

The 4-2 Pittsburgh Steelers will play the 2-3 Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field Sunday afternoon in a Week 7 AFC North matchup and ahead of that game kicking off, there are several key storylines worth pointing out. Below are what I consider to be the top five storylines for both...
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8 hours ago

Le’Veon Bell Hoping For ‘Clean’ Game Against Bengals

While many of the Pittsburgh Steelers have been gearing up for an intense, physical game tomorrow at Heinz Field hosting the Cincinnati Bengals, one player in particularly would be perfectly fine with playing as peaceful a game as possible—and it would be hard to blame him. That would be running...
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9 hours ago

Steelers Vs Bengals X Factor: Bud Dupree

As we will do every Saturday to get you ready for the week’s game, our X Factor of the week. Sometimes it’s a player, unit, concept, or scheme. What will make or break the Pittsburgh Steelers as they play host to the Cincinnati Bengals. X Factor: Bud Dupree After missing Week One...
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9 hours ago

Joe Haden Says There’s Less Pressure To Play In Pittsburgh Than Cleveland

You’d think for someone like Joe Haden, coming over from hapless Cleveland to a Super Bowl contender, his stress level would hit DEFCON levels. But he says it’s the opposite. Speaking on 93.7 The Fan with Joe Starkey and Chris Mueller, Haden said coming to Pittsburgh has in a way,...
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10 hours ago

Steelers Not Impressed With ‘Randomness’ Of League’s Drug-Testing Practices

This probably won’t be very surprising to most of you, but many players on the Pittsburgh Steelers are not very impressed by the alleged ‘randomness’ of the NFL’s drug testing practices, particularly in the offseason. Jeremy Fowler of ESPN recently spoke to a number of them to ask them about...
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10 hours ago

Steelers Have No Plans To Shadow Receivers This Season

In spite of the fact that both of them are theoretically capable of doing it, the Pittsburgh Steelers have no intention of using either of their starting cornerbacks to shadow and particular wider receiver. Not even A.J. Green, who is arguably the toughest assignment that either of them will have...
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11 hours ago

Absence Of Adam Jones Would Be An Opportunity For Steelers Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have a golden opportunity to throw against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday should they indeed be without cornerback Adam Jones, who is perhaps the one player who has been able to contain Antonio Brown with relative consistency over the years. If you compare his yards per...
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11 hours ago

2017 South Side Questions: Which Is Bigger Loss, Tuitt Or Gilbert?

The journey toward the Super Bowl is now well under way with the Pittsburgh Steelers back practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, still informally referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility. With the regular season standing in their way on the path to a Lombardi, there will be questions...
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11 hours ago

New Steelers Getting Brought Up To Speed About Bengals Rivalry

When it comes to rivalries, every player in the locker room understands what the deal is. Or if not, they’ll be quick to find out. Already, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster, about to face the Cincinnati Bengals for the first time, has been given pointers about what it...
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12 hours ago

2017 NFL Week 7: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday and welcome to the weekend. I’m glad all of you made it through another week. The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and if they win that game, they will be the new No. 1 seed in the AFC entering Week 8. While...
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1 day ago

Steelers LB Bud Dupree Fined $24,309 For Roughing Chiefs QB Alex Smith

It’s a fine Friday in Pittsburgh. Several Pittsburgh Steelers players were fined this week for illegal acts in Sunday’s road win over the Kansas City Chiefs and outside linebacker Bud Dupree was one of them. According to Joe Rutter of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Dupree was fined $24,309 for his roughing...
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1 day ago

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Fined $12,154 For Punching Goal Post Padding

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell had a Sunday sparring session with the goal post following a touchdown run in his team’s Sunday road win over the Kansas City Chiefs and that short exchange of one-sided blows wound up costing him $12,154 in a fine, according to Ray Fittipaldo of...
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1 day ago

Steelers S Mike Mitchell Also Fined For Hit On Chiefs RB Charcandrick West

It was reported Thursday afternoon that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell was fined $48,620 this week by the NFL for his Sunday low hit on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith but as it turns out, that amount was for another hit of his during the Week 6 game. #Steelers S...
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1 day ago

Haley Says Terrell Watson Is Carving Out Role As Short-Yardage Back

Terrell Watson, the definition of an afterthought as training camp began, now sees the ball on some of the game’s most critical plays. “Nightmare,” as he’s been dubbed by Mike Tomlin, has been used as the third-and-short back this season. He’s been perfect. Three third down carries. Three first downs....
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1 day ago

Bengals 2017 Week 7 Injury Report: CB Adam Jones Doubtful For Steelers Game

The Cincinnati Bengals final injury report of Week 7 has now been released and it shows that two players have been ruled out for the team’s Sunday road game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and another one is listed as doubtful to play. Not practicing again on Friday and officially ruled...
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1 day ago

Steelers 2017 Week 6 Special Teams Report

The special teams fan club is small but mighty, and growing. I have been making a concerted effort to invest more of my time in evaluating the Pittsburgh Steelers’ performance on special teams this season in an attempt to shed light on its importance to the overall game, and that...
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1 day ago
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