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Rookies Will Be On Display In Steelers’ Secondary Vs Bengals’ WRs

When the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals take the field today, one of the less obvious but more intriguing angles in the game will be how Pittsburgh’s rookie defensive backs fare against Cincinnati’s rookie wide receivers. The Steelers have two starters in the secondary in their rookie seasons, while the...
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December 18, 2016

Bengals Circle The Wagons Around Burfict Heading Into Steelers Game

This is the first time since last season in the playoffs that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be seeing Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict on the field. It is the first time in over a year since Burfict will see Le’Veon Bell on the field, after he was responsible for tearing...
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December 18, 2016

Steelers Vs. Bengals 2016 Week 15: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Week 15 Pittsburgh Steelers (8-5) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (5-7-1) Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. ET Site: Paul Brown Stadium (65,515) • Cincinnati, Ohio Playing Surface: UBU Speed Series S5M TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Dan Fouts (analyst), Evan Washburn (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network...
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December 18, 2016

Texans Waive CB Al-Hajj Shabazz On Saturday

A few weeks ago, the Houston Texans claimed cornerback Al-Hajj Shabazz off waivers from the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Saturday, the Texans waived Shabazz in order to make room for linebacker Brennan Scarlett, who was activated off of their Revere/Injured list as their designated to return player. Why is this newsworthy?...
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December 17, 2016

In The Trenches: Steelers Vs. Bengals

Great rushing attacks are built upon the blocking at the point of attack. Last week’s record setting day by Le’Veon Bell was proof positive of this theory and he would be the first one to agree. In Week 14’s version of in the trenches our breakdown on how the Pittsburgh...
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December 17, 2016

Steelers Spin: Week Fifteen Rants And Ramblings

‘Twas a week before Christmas and all through Steelers Nation houses, the “fire Mike Tomlin” hecklers are quiet as mouses. This, after Mike Tomlin brought his team from the brink four weeks and a seemingly eternity ago from a dismally disappointing 4-5 start. Now the team is 8-5, following an...
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December 17, 2016

Despite No Game Winning Drives, Roethlisberger, Steelers Still Finding Ways To Win

At 8-4 and with 3 games left to go, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has already clinched a winning record. In a typical Roethlisberger season that has included a fair share of yardage, touchdowns and interceptions, there is one notable absence – a lack of game winning drives.  Roethlisberger, ranked...
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December 17, 2016

Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions – Week 15 – 2016

Week 15 – December 18, 2016 Location: Paul Brown Stadium – Cincinnati, Ohio Opponent: Cincinnati Bengals The Pittsburgh Steelers roll into this AFC North matchup on a four game winning streak. Ben Roethlisberger played his worst game of the season and yet the Steelers still found a way to beat...
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December 17, 2016

Taylor’s Take: Don’t Overlook A.J. Green-less Bengals

It would be easy to draw conclusions from Friday’s injury update that benefit the Pittsburgh Steelers for their upcoming road matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals. Seeing wide receiver A.J. Green listed as doubtful (or out as ESPN has reported) for Sunday’s game might give Steelers fans a sense of optimism,...
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December 17, 2016

Steelers Look To Continue Sack Streak Against Struggling Bengals Line

Over the course of the past four games, the Pittsburgh Steelers have had more success than anybody else in the entire league in terms of bringing down the opposing team’s quarterback. Make of that what you will, but the fact of the matter is that this is a statistical truth....
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December 17, 2016

Steelers, Bengals At Opposite Ends Of PAT Yips

During the 2014 season, kickers around the league were virtually automatic on point-after attempts. Leaguewide 1230 were attempted, and 1222 were made, resulting in a conversion rate of 99.3 percent. Only six different teams did not make all of their extra point attempts on the season. The league wanted to...
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December 17, 2016

Steelers Home Stretch Defensive Charting Notes

Haven’t written one of these up the past few weeks and it’s been about a month since I’ve compiled the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defensive notes. So let’s look at it one more time before our end-of-season review. We’re using 825 plays as our guide here. – Most common personnel the Steelers...
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December 17, 2016

Steelers Versus Bengals: Week 15 Projected Inactive List

The (8-5) Pittsburgh Steelers will play the (5-7-1) Cincinnati Bengals on the road Sunday and it will be the first of three consecutive games against teams in their own division to close out the 2016 regular season. The Steelers Friday injury report showed that two players will miss the game...
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December 17, 2016

Steelers Vs Bengals X Factor: Cobi Hamilton

If the Pittsburgh Steelers win in a blowout, then I suppose it doesn’t really matter who our choice for an X Factor is. But rarely do these AFC North games shake out that way and if it’s close, someone on the offense is going to have to make a play...
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December 17, 2016

Steelers Luck Out, Avoid Facing Bengals’ Green And Eifert Together In 2016

The Pittsburgh Steelers were fortunate during their Week Two showing against the Cincinnati Bengals, in that, following an offseason in which they lost two of their top five targets in the passing game during free agency, the Bengals were only able to suit up one of their top two targets,...
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December 17, 2016

DeAngelo Williams Could Have Bigger Role With More Emphasis On Run Game

Over the course of the past five games—the span of time since DeAngelo Williams has last dressed for a game—Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has toted the ball 135 times, which works out to an average of 27 carries per game. Bell’s backup in those five games, Fitzgerald Toussaint,...
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December 17, 2016

Steelers, Roethlisberger, Have One Last Chance To Take Show On The Road

The Pittsburgh Steelers have one final game during the regular season away from Heinz Field, and that takes place tomorrow in Cincinnati. Ohio native Ben Roethlisberger typically plays well in his home state, but it has been a mixed bag of late. Last season, in the middle of a late-season...
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December 17, 2016

Ravens Going Without Top CB Jimmy Smith This Week; Next Week, ‘We’ll Just Have To See’

The Baltimore Ravens are hoping to have an easy time of righting their ship heading into their key battle on Christmas Day with the Pittsburgh Steelers after they dropped a game to the Patriots on Sunday. In order to do so, they will have to take out the Eagles, who...
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December 17, 2016

2016 South Side Questions: Can Defense Continue Success Against The Run?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there...
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December 17, 2016

Steelers Among NFL’s Worst At Limiting Opposing RBs In The Passing Game

Opposing defenses matched up against the Pittsburgh Steelers know how difficult it is to defend running back Le’Veon Bell not only in the running game but also the passing game. The Steelers defense might also be able to tell you how hard it is to defend Bell, not only because...
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December 16, 2016

2016 NFL Week 15: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again. Well, little Finley Pearl has been with us for a week now and she’s a handful. Eat, pee, poop, play, sleep and repeat. Not necessarily always in that order. She likes to get her day started at around 4:30 a.m. as well....
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December 16, 2016

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Bengals Preview With Paul Dehner Jr., Bell News, Weekly Picks & More

Season 7, Episode 55 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Friday show, David Todd and I get right into talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers upcoming game against the Cincinnati Bengals. We go over the Steelers Thursday injury report early in this show and update that much later after the Friday...
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December 16, 2016

Le’Veon Bell Says His Legs Are Stronger Post-Injury

It’s easy to forget where Le’Veon Bell was a year ago. Barely more than a month removed from a severe knee injury, tearing his MCL and PCL in early November against the Cincinnati Bengals, the team Bell will face for the first time this weekend. Now, he’s thrown himself into...
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December 16, 2016

Bengals Injury Report: WR A.J. Green Doubtful For Steelers Game

The Cincinnati Bengals will host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium and it doesn’t look like they’ll have wide receiver A.J. Green (hamstring) back for that game. According to the Bengals Friday injury report, Green is listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game after being limited in practice all...
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December 16, 2016

Steelers Injury Report: RB DeAngelo Williams Likely To Play Against Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their Friday injury report ahead of Sunday’s road game against the Cincinnati Bengals and it includes some very good news. The only two players given designations this week were wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (foot) and safety Shamarko Thomas (concussion) and both were listed as...
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December 16, 2016
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