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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to be one of the NFL’s most difficult teams to figure out. Coming off an embarrassing home loss to New Orleans they traveled to Cincinnati to take on the division-leading Bengals and blew them out of Paul Brown Stadium 42-21. Following a formula that proved effective…


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Steelers Deep Pass Defense To Be Tested Again By Falcons

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense hasn’t done a very good job this season at defending against deep passes and this Sunday at the Georgia Dome, they’ll more than likely have their hands full again in that area with the Atlanta Falcons. So far this season, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is 28-of-45…


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Martavis Bryant’s Impact Recalls Mike Wallace’s Rookie Season

It may have taken a while for him to get on the field, spending the first six games of his professional career on the inactive list, but rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant has most certainly had an impact on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense. In seven career games, Bryant rests comfortably…



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Steelers Film Room: Red Rifle Read-Option

In the Sunday win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense allowed quarterback Andy Dalton to dash 20 yards on a read-option play for a touchdown in the second quarter. That play brought back bad memories of the long touchdown run last season by Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor…


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Terence Garvin Earning Keep On Special Teams

Despite the fact that second-year former undrafted free agent linebacker Terence Garvin has found it close to impossible to see the field on defense, with four inside linebackers ahead of him on the depth chart, he has still been able to keep himself busy doing what got him on the…


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Steelers Get A Glimpse Of The Future Of The D-Line

In the last game, the Pittsburgh Steelers not only got back nose tackle Steve McLendon, but gave rookie second-round defensive end Stephon Tuitt his first career start, in which he logged a team-high in defensive snaps among defensive linemen. The hope here is that, on Sunday afternoon against the Cincinnati…



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Ben Roethlisberger Passing Chart From Bengals Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 42-21 Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium and below is the passing chart for Ben Roethlisberger from that game. As you can see, Roethlisberger was not successful when throwing the ball down the field and between the numbers against the Bengals While Roethlisberger was…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 13 vs. Bengals

By Michael K. Reynolds The Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 season obituary was mostly written by the fourth quarter during their pivotal game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Don’t lie. You were cursing under your breath. And probably well above it. An inaccurate Ben Roethlisberger, an offense settling on field goals and a…


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13 Games: Le’Veon Bell From Year One To Year Two

During his rookie season, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell played in 13 games. We’ve now reached the 13-game mark of the 2014 season, so it would be a good time to look back and compare the second-year starter’s numbers from year one to year two. Conveniently, due to his…


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Stephon Tuitt Shows Motor In First Career Start

The Pittsburgh Steelers afforded rookie Stephon Tuitt the opportunity to make his first career start on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, and he made the most of that chance by hardly leaving the field. He logged 57 of the team’s 65 defensive snaps, which was the most by a defensive…


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Matt Spaeth Helps Power Run Game For Steelers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers first re-signed tight end Matt Spaeth in the offseason in 2013, they may have been imagining a game something like Sunday night’s performance. He played about half of the team’s offensive snaps as he helped power the running game for 193 yards, averaging 6.2 yards per…


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Steelers Currently Have No Role For Dri Archer

It’s quite rare for the Pittsburgh Steelers to carry just two active running backs on game day, but that is what they did when they elected to set Dri Archer as one of their seven inactive players for Sunday’s game against the Bengals. It was the first time in the…