Steelers’ Defensive Charting: First Six Weeks

As usual, our charting for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense. This is out of 372 snaps, excluding the ones that didn’t involve a snap. Personnel groupings. 3-4: 147 (39.5%) Nickel: 130 (34.9%) Dime: 90 (24.2%) Goal Line: 4 (1%) 3-5-3: 1 (.3%) Add up the nickel dime and the Steelers have…


Week 7 By The Numbers: Steelers Vs Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ quest for supremacy in the AFC returns back home this Sunday as they look to take on a divisional foe, the Cincinnati Bengals. After a victory over the AFC leading Kansas City Chiefs last week, the Steelers can overtake them for top seed with a win over…


Film Room: Defending Tyreek An Uphill Battle

The Pittsburgh Steelers had by far their biggest test to date in the regular season when it comes to facing returners, having had to deal with the Chiefs and second-year Tyreek Hill. On the season, he has returned 13 punts, gaining 152 yards on them, averaging 11.7 yards per, with…




Steelers Vs. Bengals: Five Key Storylines Ahead Of Week 7 Game

The 4-2 Pittsburgh Steelers will play the 2-3 Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field Sunday afternoon in a Week 7 AFC North matchup and ahead of that game kicking off, there are several key storylines worth pointing out. Below are what I consider to be the top five storylines for both…


Le’Veon Bell Hoping For ‘Clean’ Game Against Bengals

While many of the Pittsburgh Steelers have been gearing up for an intense, physical game tomorrow at Heinz Field hosting the Cincinnati Bengals, one player in particularly would be perfectly fine with playing as peaceful a game as possible—and it would be hard to blame him. That would be running…


Steelers Vs Bengals X Factor: Bud Dupree

As we will do every Saturday to get you ready for the week’s game, our X Factor of the week. Sometimes it’s a player, unit, concept, or scheme. What will make or break the Pittsburgh Steelers as they play host to the Cincinnati Bengals. X Factor: Bud Dupree After missing Week One…




Steelers Have No Plans To Shadow Receivers This Season

In spite of the fact that both of them are theoretically capable of doing it, the Pittsburgh Steelers have no intention of using either of their starting cornerbacks to shadow and particular wider receiver. Not even A.J. Green, who is arguably the toughest assignment that either of them will have…


Absence Of Adam Jones Would Be An Opportunity For Steelers Offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have a golden opportunity to throw against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday should they indeed be without cornerback Adam Jones, who is perhaps the one player who has been able to contain Antonio Brown with relative consistency over the years. If you compare his yards per…


2017 South Side Questions: Which Is Bigger Loss, Tuitt Or Gilbert?

The journey toward the Super Bowl is now well under way with the Pittsburgh Steelers back practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, still informally referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility. With the regular season standing in their way on the path to a Lombardi, there will be questions…


New Steelers Getting Brought Up To Speed About Bengals Rivalry

When it comes to rivalries, every player in the locker room understands what the deal is. Or if not, they’ll be quick to find out. Already, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster, about to face the Cincinnati Bengals for the first time, has been given pointers about what it…


2017 NFL Week 7: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday and welcome to the weekend. I’m glad all of you made it through another week. The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and if they win that game, they will be the new No. 1 seed in the AFC entering Week 8. While…