Shazier Hit On Bernard Still Deemed Legal By Several Analysts

The Pittsburgh Steelers win Saturday night over the Cincinnati Bengals in one of the two AFC Wild Card games included a lot of controversy as it relates to penalties that were and weren’t called on both teams. One of the non-calls came after Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier hit Bengals running…


Antwon Blake Once Again Proved His Toughness Saturday

Look, I’m not here to tell you you’re wrong. You’re not. We’ve all plainly pointed the struggles Antwon Blake has experienced this season. But as hard as you – we – have been on him all season, you have to give credit and respect his play on Saturday. He wasn’t…


Steelers’ Film Room: Bengals Sack Breakdown

We’re back breaking down the four sacks given up by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Wild Card matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals. 1. 3rd and 6, 13:38 2nd. 01 personnel, no running back in the game. Five blocking against a five man rush. Nice pressure package from the Bengals. Overload…


Report: Steelers Joey Porter Did Not Get Game Ball After Win Over Bengals

Following the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday night win over the Cincinnati Bengals, Marielena Balouris of WTAJ reported on Twitter that linebackers coach Joey Porter received a game ball from the team in the locker room. That report, however, is now being refuted. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Porter…


Steelers Enter Divisional Round With 12/1 Odds To Win Super Bowl 50

While the list of teams eligible to win Super Bowl 50 got shorter over the weekend, the Pittsburgh Steelers odds to win a seventh Lombardi Trophy got longer. After entering the playoffs with 10/1 odds by Bovada to win it all in this season, the Steelers are now listed at…


Steelers Vs Bengals Position Grades

It wasn’t pretty by any stretch of the imagination, but the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to get it done, Saturday, topping the Cincinnati Bengals 18-16 in the Wild Card matchup at Paul Brown Stadium in a nasty rainstorm. While the Steelers did pull off the win against A.J, McCarron and…


Steelers May Have Kick Return Quandary In Antonio Brown’s Absence

A Pittsburgh Steelers game plan that does not include All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown is a game plan that is vastly different, and vastly diminished. And if he is to miss Pittsburgh’s divisional round match against the Broncos on Sunday, it will affect not just the offensive side of the…


Steelers Super Bowl Runs Usually Follow Victory Over Division Rival

As I wrote about yesterday, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been very successful against division opponents over the course of their history when facing said opponents in the postseason. During the Super Bowl era, they have faced a division rival 10 times, emerging victorious in nine of those encou//nters, including Saturday’s…


Steelers Have No Substitute For Antonio Brown’s Game

If yesterday’s tidbit from ESPN’s Bob Holtzman is to be believed, then the Pittsburgh Steelers are in serious trouble. With DeAngelo Williams’ status already in doubt and Ben Roethlisberger having suffered a separated shoulder, the reporter has said that a team source told him it is not looking good for…


Playoff Rivals Steelers, Broncos Do Well After Winning

Though they were forced to back in to the playoffs by bombing a game and needing to get help at the end of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers are already far ahead of the mark when it comes to their recent history dating back to 2011. The Steelers had…


Vontaze Burfict Suspended Three Games

We found out Saturday night that Vontaze Burfict likes running out of stadiums. He’ll get the first three weeks of next year to hone that craft. The NFL has suspended the Cincinnati Bengals’ linebacker for three games, effective at the start of the 2016 regular season. In a press release…


Report: Antonio Brown’s Odds Of Playing Sunday “Not Looking Good”

It’s not a huge surprise to see DeAngelo Williams’ status in doubt for Sunday’s Divisional Game. It’s a much bigger one to hear the same about Antonio Brown. But Brown’s chances are “not looking good” according to a report by ESPN’s Bob Holtzman. Sources tell me "very likely" Ben Roethlisberger…



Report: ‘Not Looking Good’ For Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams

It’s starting to sound more and more like Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams won’t be able to play in Sunday’s Divisional Round playoff game against the Denver Broncos because of a foot injury that he suffered in the team’s regular-season finale. Earlier Monday, it was reported that Williams traveled to…


Photo: Antonio Brown Responds to Pacman “Grammy” Comment

Mic drop. Literally and figuratively. Antonio Brown posted the best response to Adam Jones’ comments he made on The Dan Patrick Show earlier today. Here’s what Jones said. “He deserves a Grammy,” Jones said, implying Brown was faking the hit and injury suffered by Vontaze Burfict on the Pittsburgh Steelers’…