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2009 Week 3 Game Recap: Bengals 23 Steelers 20

Sometimes stats lie and such was the case in the Sunday 23-20 loss to the Bengals in Cincinnati. The Steelers defense allowed just 283 yards of total offense, but 156 of them came in the fourth quarter. The Steelers entered the fourth quarter with a 20-9 lead, but allowed 2…


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Audio from Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Cincinnati Bengals Post Game Press Conference

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin post game press conference following the 2009, week 3 loss against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday September 27th, 2009. Transcript to follow. [audio:http://www.steelersdepot.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/mike_tomlin_9_27_2009_press_conference.mp3] [flv:http://ll.video.nfl.com/films/s2009/nflcom/w03/steelers_presser_700k.mp4 480 368] Mike Tomlin: We were unable to make significant plays at the end of the football game to…


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Steelers Bengals Inactives List Week 3

Below are the pre-game inactive players list of both the Steelers and the Bengals. The inactive list are released 90 minutes before game time. Steelers Inactives QB Dennis Dixon (3rd QB) S Troy Polamalu T Tony Hills DE Nick Eason G Kraig Urbik CB Keenan Lewis WR Shaun McDonald FB…


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Week 3 NFL Picks 2009

Below are my picks for the week 3 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 9-7 in week 2 & 21-11 overall. Tennessee Titans 27 New York Jets 17 Houston Texans 30 Jacksonville Jaguars 27 Philadelphia Eagles 20 Kansas City Chiefs 17 Baltimore Ravens 24 Cleveland…


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7 Things To Look For Sunday Versus Cincinnati

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Sunday as the Steelers travel to Cincinnati to face the Bengals. Chris Henry vs Steelers Secondary – Although he only has 2 catches for 23 yards in 2009, Henry has had some good production against the Steelers. If the Steelers…


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Steelers Versus Bengals Week 3 Preview & Prediction

Both the Steelers and Bengals head into the Sunday match-up at Paul Brown Stadium at 1-1 and one game back to the Baltimore Ravens. This is the first division game for either team in the 2009 season. Despite being without strong safety Troy Polamalu, the Steelers are relatively healthy. Backup…


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Steelers Bengals Week 3 Friday Practice Injury Report – Harrison Sits Out

Steelers linebacker James Harrison (illness) did not practice on Friday and was added to the injury report as probable. Safety Tyrone Carter (thigh), wide receiver Limas Sweed (foot) and linebacker Lawrence Timmons (ankle) all practiced on Friday and all listed as probable on the injury report. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee)…


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday September 25th

Safety Troy Polamalu is shooting to return for the week 5 game versus Detroit on October 11th. He also is not undergoing the hyperbaric oxygen chamber therapy that Hines Ward used to recover from his MCL injury prior to the Super Bowl. Steelers defensive backs William Gay, Ike Taylor, and…


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Arians Went For Jugular Instead Of Open Cut

Before I move on to Cincinnati, I had one final thought on the Bears game. The fourth quarter drive that followed the Bears game tying touchdown was an important one in the outcome of the game. Starting at their own 29-yard line, Ben Roethlisberger and company began the march down…


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday September 24th

The Browns signed former Steelers defensive back Anthony Madison on Tuesday. Madison was released in the final round of cuts before the season started. Steelers safety Tyrone Carter is being fined by the NFL for a hit on Bears tight end Greg Olsen on Sunday. Carter plans on appealing the…


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Steelers Bengals Week 3 Thursday Practice Injury Report – Carter Limited

Steelers Safety Tyrone Carter (thigh) was limited in practice on Thursday after sitting out on Wednesday, and is hopeful to work fully on Friday in order to be ready for Sunday. Wide receiver Limas Sweed (foot) and linebacker Lawrence Timmons (ankle) practiced fully for the second strait day and baring…


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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday September 23rd

Bungles receiver Chad Ochocinco Johnson Hernandez has brought back his cornerback list. He says, “This week I have Ike Taylor and William Gay, and I\’m looking forward to making them kiss the baby.” Post-Gazette hack, Jerry Micco, has his new sports chat transcript up. He discusses the Steelers, Buccos and…



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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday September 22nd

The Associated Press reported that the Bengals are 4-0 when running back Cedric Benson rushes for 100 yards in a game. On the Steelers side of things though, the Steelers defense has not allowed a 100-yard rusher in 20 consecutive games. Receiver Santonio Holmes walked around the Steelers practice facility…


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Audio from Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Tuesday September 22nd Press Conference

Audio from Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin press conference on Tuesday September 22nd. Tomlin addresses the upcoming week 3 Cincinnati Bengals game, injuries to both safety Tyrone Carter and wide receiver Limas Sweed and who can step in at strong safety should Carter be down. Tomlin also addressed the lack…