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James Harrison’s Knee May Not Win Jarvis Jones Any Extra Snaps

Though he played all but three snaps against the New Orleans Saints, which was by far the largest percentage of snaps he’s taken in a game this season, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison suffered a knee injury “of some description”, as Mike Tomlin might say, which he and the…


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Bengals Injury Report: LB Burfict, DT Peko Remain Sidelined Thursday

The Cincinnati Bengals will host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium and their Thursday injury report reflects a few changes from the initial one that was released on Wednesday. Not practicing for a second straight day were linebacker Vontaze Burfict (knee), wide receiver James Wright (knee), defensive tackle…



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Bengals P Kevin Huber Upgrading Facemask For Steelers Game

Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber hasn’t forgotten about the hit he took last season from then-rookie linebacker Terence Garvin that broke his jaw and ended his season. In addition, Huber also lost his great sense of humor about the hit as well. Huber took to Twitter Thursday to joke about…


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Ravens DT Haloti Ngata Suspended Four Games For Performance Enhancing Drugs

The Baltimore Ravens will be without the services of Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata for the remainder of the 2014 regular season as he has been suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances. Ngata, who has 31 tackles, two sacks, two…


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Steelers Film Room: Steelers vs Saints Sack Breakdown

By Alex Kozora Breaking down the lone sack allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers in their 35-32 loss against the New Orleans Saints. 2nd and 20, 4:46 4th. Shotgun, 11. Steelers keep five in to block versus a four man rush. Saints, knowing the situation – up by a lot with…


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Steelers vs Saints Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the action of the first half from the Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints game this past Sunday. On the Saint’s first series, Cameron Heyward made the stop on a running play on first down and then deflected Drew Brees’ pass on…


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Steelers vs Saints First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the action of the first half from the Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints game this past Sunday. After failing to air it out on first down, and following a short gain on second, Ben Roethlisberger turned to Antonio Brown to prevent…


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Are The Steelers Incompetent At Developing Young Players?

By Michael K. Reynolds Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin has demonstrated he is an excellent coach with veteran players. He has a Super Bowl ring to prove the point. But can he be counted on to draft, develop and retain young talent? One of the most disappointing aspects about the…


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Steelers D-Line Could Get A Makeover In Time For Bengals Game

It’s hard to say exactly what the defensive line for the Pittsburgh Steelers will look like on Sunday, looking at it today. One thing that we do know for certain is that it will be absent Brett Keisel in the rotation, who was placed on injured reserve earlier this week….


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Steelers Continue To Get Injured Starters Back

While the post-bye week return of the wounded wasn’t quite as triumphant as initially hoped two weeks ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers did at least get Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor, two huge pieces of the secondary, back into the mix. For those scoffing at that suggestion given how poor the…



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New Steelers DE Clifton Geathers Takes On Offensive Line In His First Practice

New Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Clifton Geathers made quite an impression Wednesday in his first practice with his new team. According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, Geathers, who was signed Monday to fill the roster spot vacated when veteran defensive end Brett Keisel was placed on injured reserve, took on three Steelers offensive…


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Bengals Injury Report: Eight Players Sidelined Wednesday

The Cincinnati Bengals have now released their first official injury report of the week and it shows that eight players sat out Wednesday. Not practicing Wednesday were linebacker Vontaze Burfict (knee), defensive end Robert Geathers (hip), fullback Ryan Hewitt (illness), wide receiver James Wright (knee), guard Mike Pollak (knee), defensive…