Late Officiating Calls Go Steelers’ Way In Victory Over Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to come away with a victory over the Cincinnati Bengals just a short while ago by a margin of 24-16, allowing the opposing offense to score only 16 points for the second straight week. In both instances, however, the defense yielded more and more in…


Steelers Vs Bengals: Winners And Losers

It got interesting. Too interesting. But what is a Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory without giving their fans 48 heart attacks, right? Your winners and losers. Winners Jordan Berry: Oh yeah, we’re starting with some special teams love. Legitimately, Berry was the best player on the field today. Here is where all…


Week 2 Steelers Vs Bengals Live Update And Discussion Thread – Second Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers crawl into the second half nursing a precarious 10-6 lead after struggling on offense. Ben Roethlisberger has been errant and also had a couple of dropped passes hurt his production, completing only nine of 21 passes, mostly in the first quarter, for 128 yards and a touchdown, but he…


Week 2 Steelers Vs Bengals Live Update And Discussion Thread – First Half

The Pittsburgh Steelers are set to take on their chief rivals–at least when it comes to competing for playoff wins and positioning–the Cincinnati Bengals today, with both AFC North teams coming off Week One victories, though the Steelers’ victory came surer in hand, while the Bengals narrowly escaped the Jets. Neither team…


Steelers Vs. Bengals: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and it will be their first divisional game of the 2016 regular season. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with a home win and 2-0 record….


Steelers Vs. Bengals: Inactives For Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their list of seven players who will be inactive for Sunday’s 2016 regular season home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals and it doesn’t include the name of starting linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee). Shazier, who suffered a knee injury during the second half of the Monday night regular season opener,…


Steelers Have Little To Lose Using Justin Gilbert At Kick Returner

I talked yesterday about the fact that, while the Pittsburgh Steelers did set second-year wide receiver Eli Rogers back to receive the opening, and sole, punt of the game last week against Washington, the actual role of the punt returner is still very much unresolved, not the least reason being…



Steelers May Want To Monitor Ryan Shazier’s Snaps Against Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers got some good news by the end of the work week when starting inside linebacker Ryan Shazier was able to go as a full participant for the final practice session on Friday, although the Friday practice session is typically more of a light walkthrough for the most…


Report: Steelers LB Ryan Shazier ‘Good To Go’ For Bengals Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and even though he ended the week listed as questionable with a knee injury, linebacker Ryan Shazier is good to go today, according to Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network. Shazier, who suffered a knee injury during the…


2016 NFL Week 2 Picks & Predictions: Dave Bryan & David Todd

Every Friday on The Terrible Podcast my co-host David Todd and I pick all of the NFL games against the spread and we post those picks every Sunday morning throughout the season and track the results along the way. Here is a link to the Friday episode. We use the…


Steelers/Bengals X Factor: Jesse James

This week’s X-Factor, the player who isn’t the marquee name of this matchup but integral to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ success. If you’ve followed me all week, you’re probably not shocked to see James be my selection. It’s less about his impact as a receiver as it is as a blocker….


Week 2 Steelers Vs Bengals: What To Watch For

Although it is a bit early in the year to describe any matchup as ‘pivotal’, every game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals in recent years has held the potential to bear significant implications for later on in the season in terms of playoff seeding and appearances. The…


Status, Role Uncertain For Markus Wheaton

It appears as though Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton may be a game-time decision to make his 2016 debut this afternoon against the Bengals, after he missed the season opener with a shoulder injury, and in fact was sidelined for much of the preseason and through training camp….