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2014 NFL Week 14 TOX Stats

Week 15 of the NFL season gets underway Thursday night and here are you updated TOX stats from Week 14. In Week 14 the teams with a plus two or better TOX number went 8-1. The only team to buck the stat was the New England Patriots. As far as…


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Falcons Injury Report: Julio Jones, William Moore Remain Sidelined Thursday

The Atlanta Falcons have now released their Thursday injury report for the upcoming game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and it’s nearly identical to the one that was released on Wednesday. For a second straight day, cornerback Robert Alford (wrist), wide receiver Julio Jones (hip) and safety William Moore (foot) failed…


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Steelers Roethlisberger, Bell Named FedEx Air & Ground Players For Week 14

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and running back Le’Veon Bell have been voted as the FedEx Air & Ground® NFL Players of the Week for Week 14, the NFL announced Thursday. For Roethlisberger, who threw for 350 yards and three touchdowns in the Sunday win over the Cincinnati Bengals, this…


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Steelers Injury Report: Pouncey Limited Thursday; Gay, Gilbert Practice Fully

The Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday practice has now concluded and the daily injury report shows a few minor changes from the one that was released on Wednesday. Not practicing again on Thursday was cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm) and it’s now looking like he won’t play Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons….


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Roethlisberger Looking To Pick Up Where He Left Off At In The Georgia Dome

By Tim Rice This Sunday, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger should be primed and ready to finish where he last left off in the Georgia Dome several years ago.  While Steelers fans and analyst have indicted this Mike Tomlin lead team for not being the old Steelers team of yesteryear,…



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Falcons Injury Report: Julio Jones, William Moore Sit Out Wednesday

As expected, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (hip) failed to practice on Wednesday after injuring his hip late in the loss Monday night to the Green Bay Packers. Even though he’s likely to sit out all week, however, Falcons head coach Mike Smith isn’t ready to rule him out…


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Steelers vs Bengals I Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations from the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Special teamer Terence Garvin got the half off to a good start by making the tackle on the opening kickoff at the 15-yard line. The Steelers were able to collapse…


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Steelers vs Bengals I First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers opened the game with running personnel, with three tight ends including Will Johnson, but then split out four wide, taking advantage of an easy matchup for Antonio Brown…



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Falcons Secondary Has Just As Much To Worry About As Steelers

While the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary may well have a tough time contending with the passing offense of the Atlanta Falcons with quarterback Matt Ryan and wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White, it’s also true that the Falcons will have the same issues with the Steelers’ passing offense. The Falcons…


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Steelers Injury Report: Gay, Harrison, Taylor Sit Out Wednesday; Gilbert Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their Wednesday practice as they prepare to play the Atlanta Falcons Sunday at the Georgia Dome and the first injury report of the week reveals that several players failed to practice. Cornerback William Gay (quad), linebacker James Harrison (knee) and cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder,…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to be one of the NFL’s most difficult teams to figure out. Coming off an embarrassing home loss to New Orleans they traveled to Cincinnati to take on the division-leading Bengals and blew them out of Paul Brown Stadium 42-21. Following a formula that proved effective…



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Former Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount To Perform Community Service For Marijuana Charge

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount reached an agreement with prosecutors Wednesday morning that would allow him to have a August marijuana charge withdrawn if he completes community service. Blount, who has since signed with the New England Patriots following him being waived by the Steelers several weeks ago,…