Several Young Players Stepped Up For Pittsburgh Saturday

Don’t let it fool you. In the playoffs, experience matters. It’s not a coincidence that Ben Roethlisberger, Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, and Alex Smith all won over the weekend despite being the road team. It’s the first time all four road teams have won in a playoff week. But for…


Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict Spit On Steelers G David DeCastro (Update)

There are still quite a few unsavory details as to what happened on the field Saturday night between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Wild Card game and a lot of then have to do with linebacker Vontaze Burfict. In a Monday morning interview on 93.7 The…



Steelers, Roethlisberger Have Thrived During Division Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers have participated in 56 postseason games in the history of the franchise, which stands as the second-most by any team in NFL history, behind only the 60 games of the Cowboys. Their 34 playoff victories—the most recent on Saturday—are the most ever, tied with the Cowboys for…


Steelers Historically Own Division Opponents In Postseason

Entering Sunday’s game against the Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers had had 10 prior playoff experiences in which they were facing the same opponent for the third time in that same season. Dating all the way back to a 1947 21-0 loss to the Eagles and stretching all the way forward…


Mike Tomlin’s Failed Two-Point Attempt No Mistake

You may recall that the Pittsburgh Steelers managed to jump out to a mounting lead about 10 minutes into the third quarter when Ben Roethlisberger hit Martavis Bryant in the end zone, who utilized exceptional body control and awareness to keep the football pinned to his body to secure the…



Steelers Vs. Bengals: Player Snap Counts – Wild Card Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers advanced in the playoffs Saturday night with an 18-16 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The snap counts from that game have now been compiled and while there aren’t many surprises included in them, there are a few totals worth pointing out. As expected running back Fitzgerald Toussaint received…


Steelers To Play Broncos Sunday At 4:40 P.M. EST On CBS

It’s now been announced that the Pittsburgh Steelers Divisional Round Playoff game next Sunday on the road against the Denver Broncos will kickoff at 4:40 p.m. EST. The game will be broadcasted on CBS. The Broncos, who opened up originally as 5½-point favorites, will start Peyton Manning at quarterback against…


ESPN’s Mike Greenberg Thinks Steelers Mike Munchak Should Be Fined Heavily

Late in the first quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday night Wild Card win over the Cincinnati Bengals, offensive line coach Mike Munchak was penalized for pushing safety Reggie Nelson out of bounds following a nice run by running back Jordan Todman. After seeing that play, Mike Greenberg of ESPN…


Injured Steelers S Robert Golden Expects To Play Against Broncos

Despite suffering a shoulder injury in Saturday night’s Wild Card game win over the Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Robert Golden expects to play Sunday in the Divisional Round game against the Denver Broncos. According to Ray Fittipaldo ‏of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Golden had his injured arm in a sling…


Steelers FB Will Johnson Hopes To Play Against Broncos With Hamstring injury

Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Will Johnson left Saturday night’s Wild Card game against the Cincinnati Bengals with a hamstring injury and while he did not return to the contest, he hopes to play Sunday against the Denver Broncos in the Divisional Round game. According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,…


Watch Vontaze Burfict’s Cheap Shot On Maxx Williams In Week 17

Cincinatti Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict will likely be fined for his hit Saturday night on Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown in the AFC Wild Card and based on his history, he’ll likely be suspended as well. We’ve already shown you several of the things Burfict did Saturday night and…


Report: Roethlisberger Believed To Only Have Sprain

Though he was miraculously able to return to last night’s game, Ben Roethlisberger was playing in serious pain. But a report indicates Roethlisberger has avoided a serious injury, and the team is hopeful he just has a sprained AC joint. The report was issued by NFL Network’s Albert Breer and…