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Steelers Versus Bengals: Wild Card Week Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Cincinnati Bengals on the road Saturday night in an AFC Wild Card game at Paul Brown Stadium and as usual, here is my weekly guess at what the seven-player inactive list might look like when it is released 90 minutes before kickoff. DeAngelo Williams…


Front Seven Focus: Steelers Vs Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense front seven has seemingly been playing better every week. The unit up front has allowed only 91.2 rush yards a game, good enough for fifth the league. Pair that impressive number with a second best minuscule six rushing TDs and you have a truly top-end unit…


Steelers Film Room: Triple Inside Fire Zone

On Monday, we had an extensive breakdown of Keith Butler’s fire zones. One of them included his Fire X, adding on the wrinkle of bringing a safety through. I actually missed the play out of Dick LeBeau’s playbook and with that and the coaches’ film, want to go a little…


Steelers Film Room: Darrius Heyward-Bey Vs Browns

Over the course of his second season with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the role of wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey has ebbed and flowed, loosely corresponding with the ups and downs of wide receiver Martavis Bryant. Because of Bryant’s mid-week illness, and an early neck injury, in conjunction with recent struggles, he…


Steelers Should Expect To See Wildcat From Bengals On Saturday

When the Pittsburgh Steelers play the Cincinnati Bengals, they know that they always have to watch out for something different during the course of the game, whether it is an unconventional alignment for the offensive line, or the occasional Wildcat that they like to run with Mohamed Sanu, who excelled…


Steelers Film Room: Will Johnson Vs Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers may be down one member of their backfield on Saturday depending on whether or not their starting running back, DeAngelo Williams, is able to play through a foot injury suffered in the regular season finale, but there is one member of the backfield that they know they…


Steelers Roethlisberger A Good Mudder During His Career

With Saturday night’s AFC Wild Card game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals looking as if it will be played in rainy weather, now is the perfect time to re-post the career bad weather stats of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Strangely enough, the last time I posted these stats was just…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Hey yinz, The Steelers are in the playoffs and life is good. As we do every Thursday around this time, I’m here to chat Steelers and ask any questions that are on your mind. So let’s kick off this 2016 edition, the first of many. Fire away. CodeNameJerk: If the Steelers…



Dink And Dunk Likely Best Recipe For Steelers Offense Against Bengals

When the Pittsburgh Steelers play the Cincinnati Bengals Saturday in the AFC Wild Card game, don’t expect quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to throw deep down the field much. In the two regular season meetings between the Steelers and Bengals, Roethlisberger was 5-of-18 passing for 105 yards with no touchdowns and 4…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Browns Game Notes

Your brief final regular season game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 28-12 win over the Cleveland Browns. First Half – Kick return unit. Front 5: Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden behind. Jesse James, Matt Spaeth, and Will Johnson creating the “wedge.” Fitzgerald…



Jordan Todman Not To Be Overlooked In Steelers Backfield

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Jordan Todman to the 53-man roster the day after final cuts were made, when he was let go by the Panthers, who already had a deep backfield. He served as the backup to DeAngelo Williams for the first two games of the season while Le’Veon Bell…


Steelers Film Room: Marcus Gilbert Vs Browns II

Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert just completed the best regular season of his professional career, nearly escaping without allowing a sack on the year. Many within the organization believed he was deserving of Pro Bowl recognition, and were disappointed for him when he was not rewards with the accolade….


Steelers Secondary Roles Solidifying Ahead Of Playoffs

Ever since the bye week, the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary has been slowly evolving, or at least being altered on a week-to-week basis, whether or not it is actually being engineered toward any specific path. The catalyst was a disastrous showing from the back in players in the Week 12 loss…