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Recapping The Most Bizarre Plays From Saturday Night

I love X’s and O’s. Breaking down a game. The nuance. The beauty. Beauty would be about the last word to describe Saturday’s win. But it sure was eventful. In GIF form, let’s describe this ridiculous game. It started quietly enough, a defensive slugfest where no team gained a clear…



Steelers’ Topping Turnover Battle Helps End Three-Game Playoff Skid

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ first postseason victory since the 2010 AFC Championship game included six turovers. In their previous three postseason games, there were four, two, and three turnovers, respectively. The Steelers lost or tied the turnover margin in each of those games, all three of which they came out on…



Jarvis Jones Authors Biggest Play Of Career In Steelers’ Victory

Third-year Pittsburgh Steelers first-round draft pick Jarvis Jones may not have lit up the stats sheet, as usual playing in a rotation at right outside linebacker with James Harrison, but he did orchestrate the biggest play of his career, which helped Pittsburgh win their first playoff game in five years….


Antonio Brown Leaves Stamp On Game Even Without A Score

It probably does not require much of a stretch of the imagination to conceive of Antonio Brown having a big game for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the playoffs. Last night, he went off for 119 receiving yards on seven receptions in the team’s Wildcard victory, in a year in which…


Bengals Ebb While Steelers Flow To Triumph In Tug-Of-War

I would be lying if I said that I had ever personally seen such a crazy, up-and-down game while covering the Pittsburgh Steelers—at the very least, not with this much on the line. And granted, I haven’t been covering the team for all that long. In fact, this is the…


Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Delivers On Accepted Challenge

On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger called out second-year wide receiver Martavis Bryant on his weekly radio show and in essence said his teammate needed to toughen up more and start making plays. On Wednesday, Bryant accepted that challenge from his quarterback when he met with the local media…


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Bengals

It can’t get weirder. This game. It had it all. I can’t top it. But I’ll do my best. Your stats of the weird. From whatever this was. – As always, we start with the score. This was the first 18-16 final in NFL playoff history. Only the 7th game…





Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Bengals Winners/Losers

Um, hi. Can anyone confirm what just happened, really happened? I’m stunned. Shocked. Emotionally drained. But above all, incredibly happy. WINNERS:  Fitzgerald Toussaint/Jordan Todman: The running game was the question mark coming into today but boy, did they respond. Both ran hard, with decisiveness but vision, while Toussaint especially was sound in pass…


Calm And Cool Chris Boswell Keeps Steelers’ Season Afloat

The Pittsburgh Steelers just won their first postseason game since the 2010 AFC Championship game, having gone 0-3 in their next three playoff games since then. And they owe quite a bit of that change of luck to their first-year kicker, Chris Boswell, who had no business ever being on…