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Week Eight Steelers Vs Bengals Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped a pivotal game to the AFC North-leading Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, falling 16-10 in a loss that makes it virtually impossible for them to crawl back into the division race. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The Bengals began…


Week Eight Steelers Vs Bengals First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped a pivotal game to the AFC North-leading Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, falling 16-10 in a loss that makes it virtually impossible for them to crawl back into the division race. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The Steelers started…


Steelers Facing Must Win Games Next Two Weeks

I’ve said several times in the past eight weeks that this is quickly becoming the season of what might have been for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In some ways, they only have themselves to blame, as the team appeared completely unprepared in their Week 1 loss to the New England Patriots,…



NFL Trade Deadline 2015: Steelers Unlikely To Make Tuesday Deal

With the NFL trade deadline looming (Tuesday, 4 p.m. ET), you’ve probably read the suggestions from several hacks as it relates to proposed deals the Pittsburgh Steelers should make. If they got your hopes up, prepare to be disappointed. While several have tried to link the Steelers to possibly trading…



Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Might Not Get New Contract Until 2017

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le.Veon Bell has been placed on the team’s Reserve/Injured list with a right MCL injury, we’re likely to hear about him having surgery in the coming days. Being as Bell will be entering the final year of his rookie contract in 2016, many are…


Steelers Film Room: Bengals Sack Breakdown

We’re back to break down the three sacks given up by the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. So let’s get to it. 1. 3rd and 7, 11:54 2nd. 11 personnel. Seven kept in to block only a four man rush. The Bengals run an “X” stunt…


Steelers Trending In Opposite Direction Of 2014 Season

Coming off back-to-back .500 seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves at a crossroads six games into the 2014 season after getting off to a 3-3 record, trading wins and losses every week, and on a downward trend coming off a loss. In 2012, the Steelers got off to a 6-3…



Steelers Wide Receivers Suffer Dismal Day Vs Bengals

You don’t need to examine tape from the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals long to know that Ben Roethlisberger deserves the lion’s share of the blame for his three costly second half interceptions. The quarterback owned the loss in the post game press conference as he always does,…


Missed Tackles Not An Issue In Sunday’s Loss To Bengals

While the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals is easily one of the more disheartening failures by the team in recent memory, not much fault can be placed on the defense. The unit shut down one of the best offenses in football time and time again, only to…


2015 Reunion Of Steelers ‘Killer Bs’ Lasted All Of 23 Plays

2015 was supposed to be the year of the “Killer Bs” for the Pittsburgh Steelers. However, thanks to suspensions and injuries, that’s not going to come to fruition for the four-headed stinging offensive attack of Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown, Martavis Bryant. Perhaps it was appropriate that Steelers wore…



Steelers Film Room: DeAngelo Williams’ 55 Yard Run

Even with Martavis Bryant’s return, Darrius Heyward-Bey has still seen a fair share of playing time. On a gut reaction, the notion might be a curious one. DHB had filled in admirably during Bryant’s four-game suspension but would seem to be a clear #4 behind Bryant, Markus Wheaton, and Antonio…