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Bengals Injury Report: WR A.J. Green Ends Week Listed As Probable

The Cincinnati Bengals have released their final injury report of the week and it shows that wide receiver A.J. Green (biceps) is listed as probable for the Sunday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Green, who practiced fully Friday, suffered a bruised biceps early in the Monday night win over…


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Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu, Taylor, Palmer All End Week As Questionable

According to the Friday injury report, it’s possible that the Pittsburgh Steelers might get a few defensive players back Sunday night for their regular-season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm) end the week listed as questionable. Both players missed the game…


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Chiefs QB Alex Smith Out Against Chargers With Lacerated Spleen

The game this coming Sunday between the San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs just got a little more interesting as its now being reported that Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss the game with a lacerated spleen. Chase Daniel will start in Smith’s place against the Chargers, who can clinch…


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Steelers DE Cameron Heyward Wins The Chief Award For 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward was named Friday as the 2014 recipient of the annual Pro Football Writers’ “The Chief Award”, for his cooperation with local media. “The Chief Award,” established in honor of Steelers’ founder, Arthur J. Rooney, Sr. and presented annually to the member of the Steelers’…


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Steelers Rookie WR Martavis Bryant Wins 2014 Joe Greene Great Performance Award

Wide receiver Martavis Bryant, the Pittsburgh Steelers fourth round draft choice this year, was selected Friday as the “Joe Greene Great Performance Award” winner for 2014 by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America. The award is given annually to the team’s outstanding rookie. Bryant’s season got…


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Stopping Splash Plays In Run Defense Key For Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers run defense still can’t be considered great but it has managed to level out over the last several weeks. There is some natural regression at play but one of the largest factors in the Steelers’ moderate success is the denial of splash plays in the run game….



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Bengals Injury Report: Several Players Still Sidelined Thursday By Flu Bug

The Cincinnati Bengals practiced on Christmas day and it appears as though the flu bug is continuing to make its way around the locker room. Not practicing Thursday were linebacker Chris Carter (knee), safety Reggie Nelson (illness), cornerback Terence Newman (illness), kicker Mike Nugent (illness) and tackle Andrew Whitworth (not…


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Steelers Film Room: James Harrison – The Unconventional Pass Rusher

Nothing about James Harrison is conventional. He’s six feet tall. Far from the mold of the ideal pass rusher. Long arms, fluid hips, the mold scouts rave about. He began his career as an afterthought. Undrafted, cut repeatedly, spending time in NFL Europe. Almost became a veterinarian. Few players have…


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Steelers Injury Report: Thursday Estimation Report Same As Wednesday’s

The Pittsburgh Steelers did not practice on Christmas day but they still had to turn in an injury report nonetheless. The Thursday estimation report turned in to the league was identical to Wednesday’s report. That means that had the team practiced Thursday that safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and cornerback Ike…



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Quote The Steelers Christmas Picture Contest

The official Twitter account of the Pittsburgh Steelers posted a picture Wednesday of head coach Mike Tomlin talking to Santa Claus and while their quote was funny, I’m willing to bet that a few of you can do better. Being as it is Christmas, I will give $25.00 to the…


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Steelers Vs. Chiefs Game Rewind – Second Half

Week 16 game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Second Half – Darrius Heyward-Bey with a tackle on the opening second half KO. Again, great day from him and a big reason why the Chiefs’ dangerous kick returners were held in check. – Nice…


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Steelers Vs. Chiefs Game Rewind – First Half

Week 16 game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. First Half – Kick return. Front five: Arthur Moats, Vince Williams, Robert Golden, Terence Garvin, Shamarko Thomas. Michael Palmer/Stephon Tuitt (replacing the injured Matt Spaeth), Cody Wallace/Will Johnson, with Josh Harris serving as the upback…


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Steelers Only Team In League With 5 Players With 500 Receiving Yards

Thanks to the nifty stat checking of Pittsburgh Steelers public relations media manager Dom Rinelli, we learned yesterday that, in their 20-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, the Steelers became the first, and only, team in the league to have five different offensive players record at least…