Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs. Bengals

7 gut reactions from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. 1 – If the season ended today, the Steelers team MVP would most likely be running back DeAngelo Williams. One could make the case that after two weeks, he would be in the conversation for league…


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Bengals

Definitely a weird day all around. At least the Cleveland Browns lost. That helps reestablish a sense of normalcy. Got a lot of fun stats today. So let’s get to it. – This is only the second time since 2013 Ben Roethlisberger has had a game with a completion percentage…


Steelers Film Room: Roethlisberger Connects Deep To Coates Against Bengals

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger certainly didn’t have a great performance in Sunday’s win over the Cincinatti Bengals and especially when it came to his deep passes during the game. For the game, Roethlisberger completed just 3 of his 9 deep passes thrown more than 15 yards past the line of…


Antonio Brown Has Off Day As Offense Struggles In Win Over Bengals

During the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season-opening victory over Washington, All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown was instrumental in the 38-point effort, leading the team with eight receptions for 126 yards and two touchdowns, both of which were produced on explosive plays in unconventional circumstances with respect to down and distance. Today, however,…


Steelers Exit Week 2 Win Over Bengals Without Any Notable Injuries

The Pittsburgh Steelers are now 2-0 on the young 2016 season after beating the Cincinnati Bengals 24-16 Sunday at Heinz Field and it appears as though they also got out of the game without suffering any real significant injuries. “Largely, to my knowledge,” head coach Mike Tomlin said when asked…


Roethlisberger, Steelers Fight Through Mistakes, Hold Off Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers welcomed the Cincinnati Bengals to Heinz Field for their 2016 home opener. Although many thought it would quickly turn into yet another cage fight, both teams kept their emotions in check, and truthfully, produced quite the opposite of a firework display in a 24-16 Steelers victory. The…


Late Officiating Calls Go Steelers’ Way In Victory Over Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to come away with a victory over the Cincinnati Bengals just a short while ago by a margin of 24-16, allowing the opposing offense to score only 16 points for the second straight week. In both instances, however, the defense yielded more and more in…


Steelers Vs Bengals: Winners And Losers

It got interesting. Too interesting. But what is a Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory without giving their fans 48 heart attacks, right? Your winners and losers. Winners Jordan Berry: Oh yeah, we’re starting with some special teams love. Legitimately, Berry was the best player on the field today. Here is where all…


Week 2 Steelers Vs Bengals Live Update And Discussion Thread – Second Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers crawl into the second half nursing a precarious 10-6 lead after struggling on offense. Ben Roethlisberger has been errant and also had a couple of dropped passes hurt his production, completing only nine of 21 passes, mostly in the first quarter, for 128 yards and a touchdown, but he…


Week 2 Steelers Vs Bengals Live Update And Discussion Thread – First Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers are set to take on their chief rivals–at least when it comes to competing for playoff wins and positioning–the Cincinnati Bengals today, with both AFC North teams coming off Week One victories, though the Steelers’ victory came surer in hand, while the Bengals narrowly escaped the Jets. Neither team…


Steelers Vs. Bengals: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and it will be their first divisional game of the 2016 regular season. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with a home win and 2-0 record….


Steelers Vs. Bengals: Inactives For Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their list of seven players who will be inactive for Sunday’s 2016 regular season home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals and it doesn’t include the name of starting linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee). Shazier, who suffered a knee injury during the second half of the Monday night regular season opener,…


Steelers Have Little To Lose Using Justin Gilbert At Kick Returner

I talked yesterday about the fact that, while the Pittsburgh Steelers did set second-year wide receiver Eli Rogers back to receive the opening, and sole, punt of the game last week against Washington, the actual role of the punt returner is still very much unresolved, not the least reason being…



Steelers May Want To Monitor Ryan Shazier’s Snaps Against Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers got some good news by the end of the work week when starting inside linebacker Ryan Shazier was able to go as a full participant for the final practice session on Friday, although the Friday practice session is typically more of a light walkthrough for the most…