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Status, Role Uncertain For Markus Wheaton

It appears as though Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton may be a game-time decision to make his 2016 debut this afternoon against the Bengals, after he missed the season opener with a shoulder injury, and in fact was sidelined for much of the preseason and through training camp….



2016 South Side Questions: Game Edition – More Dime Defense?

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…


Steelers Vs. Bengals 2016 Week 2: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2016 Week 2 Cincinnati Bengals (1-0) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (1-0) Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET Site: Heinz Field (68,400) • Pittsburgh, Pa. Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Dan Fouts (color analyst), Evan Washburn (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM…


Steelers Vs. Bengals 3-Point Stance

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and below are three talking points to consider ahead of the AFC North matchup. The $58-million-dollar man Last week, Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams ran 26 times for 143 yards and two touchdowns. According to my charting, 15 of those…


Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions – Week 2 – 2016

Week 2 – September 18, 2016 Location: Heinz Field – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: Cincinnati Bengals The Pittsburgh Steelers started off the 2016 season with a bang! After a slow first quarter in Washington, the Steelers lit up the scoreboard with 38 points, posting highlight reel plays all night long. The…


Steelers Versus Bengals: Week 2 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at Heinz Field and it figures to be a great game between the two AFC North teams who both enter the game with 1-0 records. As usual, I will attempt to project the seven inactives for Sunday’s game and below is my…


Steelers Spin: Week Two Rants And Ramblings

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into their much anticipated Sunday showdown with the Cincinnati Bengals with full, sparking, molten metal following their 38-16 season opening smackdown of the Washington Redskins. Not only was the victory over Washington impressive, it reversed a disturbing pattern of slow season starts for Coach Mike Tomlin’s…


Bloggers In Basements Talking Steelers: Live Stream

Spent last night playing around with stream options after first testing out our film breakdown of Ryan Shazier in the afternoon. Know it’s Saturday and a lot of people aren’t around but wanted to try something else with it. In the link below, is a stream/chat/Steelers game. I’ll hang out…



Steelers Film Room: Not Much Blitzing Last Year Against Dalton

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and the team’s defense will be looking to control quarterback Andy Dalton during the game. Last week in the Bengals regular season opener against the New York Jets, Dalton was sacked a total of seven times and mostly by…


Sunday Looks To Be Another Opportunity For Xavier Grimble

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been unable to get second-year fullback Roosevelt Nix onto the field since the first preseason game, and that negative trend will continue tomorrow afternoon against the Bengals, because he was officially ruled out for the game yesterday. This is good news for at least one player,…


Questions Still Linger At Returner After One-Punt Opener

When the Pittsburgh Steelers drop back a player to return a punt tomorrow in Pittsburgh, who will be back there? That is one of the many things I find myself wondering as I prepare for the team’s next game, because the season opener really did not provide us with any…


Pittsburgh Rewind: Steelers Vs Redskins Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-16 win over the Washington Redskins. First Half – Kick coverage from left to right: Shamarko Thomas-Jordan Dangerfield-Sammie Coates-L.J. Fort-Vince Williams-Chris Boswell-Tyler Matakevich-Anthony Chickillo-Sean Davis-Darrius Heyward-Bey-Artie Burns – Davis is likely supposed to be the flat defender and get width but he only gets…


Steelers Film Room: David DeCastro Pulling Vs Redskins

Pittsburgh Steelers right guard David DeCastro, at least in the eyes of those who vote on such things, made the leap last year from just an above average player to an All-Pro. Through all of his career, however, he has had one signature characteristic, and that is his ability to…