Bengals Intend To Play Smarter Against Steelers

Over the course of the past couple of seasons, the tone of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ contests with the Cincinnati Bengals has slowly taken a more hostile and aggressive tone, wherein we very nearly got a glimpse of the rivalries of old, when teams truly disliked one another. While I won’t…


2016 South Side Questions: Is Situationally Successful Defense Enough?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…


Porter, Ward Among Hall Of Fame Nominees

We’re still many months away from the Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017 class being announced, but a pair of Pittsburgh Steelers have taken the first step to earning their gold jackets. Joey Porter and Hines Ward have been included on the initial list of Hall of Fame candidates, the…


Why Roethlisberger Likely Liked His Chances Of Throwing Deep On 4th Down Monday Night

Even though the play resulted in a touchdown, there’s still quite a bit of talk and consternation about Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throwing deep to wide receiver Antonio Brown on 4th and 1 from the Washington Redskins 29-yard-line with 10:10 remaining in the first half of Monday night’s regular season…


Boswell Looking To Avoid Sophomore Slump Suffered By Previous Steelers Kickers

After putting a 46-yard field goal through the uprights and converting five extra point attempts Monday night in the Pittsburgh Steelers regular season opening win over the Washington Redskins, kicker Chris Boswell starts his sophomore NFL season with a perfect 100% conversion rate. That is something that his two predecessors…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 1: Steelers Versus Redskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their 2016 season as one of the two featured games on Monday Night Football visiting FedEx Field to take on the Washington Redskins. The Steelers hadn’t been to Landover since 2008 when they struggled early, falling behind 6-0 after the first quarter, before turning things around…



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Bengals Week 2 Injury Report: Eifert Ruled Out

The Cincinnati Bengals followed the Pittsburgh Steelers and just issued their first practice report of the week. TE Tyler Eifert and DT Pat Sims were held out of practice. DE Carlos Dunlap and CB Adam Jones were limited, per Bob Labriola. Bengals pract. rept for Wednesday: TE Eifert, DT Sims…


Steelers Week 2 Injury Report: Wheaton Full Participant, Shazier Held Out

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their first practice report of the week. Ryan Shazier (knee), Senquez Golson (foot), and Roosevelt Nix (back) were held out of practice. Markus Wheaton (shoulder) and Cody Wallace (knee) were full participants. Wed. @Steelers pract rept: Shazier, Golson, Nix did not practice. Wheaton, Wallace full…


All The Small Things: Heyward Says Defense Must Be Detailed

Cam Heyward believes in the players the Steelers’ defense has. But he, and the rest of the defense, have to play with greater detail and technique. “Just focus on the details,” he told reporters today. “Get back to our technique. Get back to our skill development and what we got…


Listen: Recapping The Steelers’ Win On Inside The Pylon

Hopped on the Quick Kicks Podcast with our friends over at Inside The Pylon to do a 20 minute recap of the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-16 victory over Washington Monday night. Mark Schofield and I basically break down things position by position and end with a short preview of what’s in…


Roethlisberger Leans Exclusively On Top 5 Targets In Season Opener

Here is one stat from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Monday night victory over Washington that you might find surprising—I know I did. Throughout the length of the contest, on 37 pass attempts, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger only completed a pass to five different targets. In fact, he only targeted those five players…


Key To Steelers’ Victory Summed Up In 3rd Down Success

There is a lot to be happy about, if you’re a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, following Monday Night’s contest against Washington. The running game was there, the passing game couldn’t be stopped, but more than anything, the Steelers converted all red zone opportunities as well as third and fourth downs. Pittsburgh…


Artie Burns Debuts As Steelers’ Dime Back

Prior to the start of the regular season, there was substantial debate as to whether rookie first-round draft pick Artie Burns might see time on the defensive side of the ball for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and how much, considering the fact that he missed most of training camp and the…


Steelers Could Have Two Dogs Fighting Over One Bone In Practice This Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers will release their first injury report for Week 2 of the 2016 regular season on Wednesday and at that time we’ll be able to see if wide receiver Markus Wheaton is heading in the right direction as it relates to him possibly being healthy enough to play…