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Steelers Vs Bengals Positional Grades

With their 33-20 win, Sunday, over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers have moved to within two games of the AFC North division lead with just three weeks left in the regular season. Throughout much of Sunday’s win, the Steelers received a handful of “splash” plays from individual players leading…


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Steelers vs. Bengals Highlights: Watch Antwon Blake Get Burnt Like Toast

Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau always said that two of the three main things he always preached to his defense was not to get beat deep and always tackle the catch. Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake and safety Mike Mitchell failed to deliver on both of…


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Steelers Stay In AFC North Hunt, Beat Bengals 33-20

For the second consecutive season, the Pittsburgh Steelers made their trek to Paul Brown Stadium worthwhile, handing the AFC North leading Cincinnati Bengals a 33-20 loss, marking their fifth straight game with at least 30 points scored. Seventeen of the 33 points came off of three Steelers’ interceptions by Stephon…


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Quick Hits: Steelers Vs Bengals Winners/Losers

It may have largely come against a backup quarterback but it looks all the same on the scoreboard. No sympathy from Pittsburgh. They know all too well about injuries to their QB. Survive and advance. WINNERS:  Ben Roethlisberger: The box score doesn’t look incredibly impressive, 30/39 for 282 yards, 0 TDs…


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Tomlin Says Boykin Had To Earn His Opportunities

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin has started seeing extensive playing time on defense we expect it to continue Sunday afternoon against the Cincinnati Bengals. If you were wondering, why we haven’t seen more of Boykin on the field more up until this point, you were not alone. In…


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Steelers Vs Bengals: Three Matchups To Watch

Much like Paul Thomas Anderson’s “There Will Be Blood,” Sunday’s showdown with the Cincinnati Bengals could be a bloody battle for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the two teams have a clear disdain for each other. Add into the picture the fact that the Steelers defenders could be looking for some…


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Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ Offensive Scouting Report

Just me doing the scouting reports for now. But like usual, a preview of the opponent this week – the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati’s Running Game This is actually our first repeat opponent all season long. So there’s a little less to write about because it’s a team we’re already familiar…


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Steelers Film Room: Cleveland Browns’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


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Mike Mitchell: Don’t Hate The Player Or The Game

Few people were as outspokenly critical of Mike Mitchell as I was last year, consistently noting the poor angles, shoddy tackling, and over-aggressive nature that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers defense getting beat down the field constantly. Due to Troy Polamalu’s roaming style, Mitchell was often asked to cover a…


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Steelers Film Room: Ross Cockrell Vs Bengals

He wasn’t in their plans to start the season—really, he wasn’t even on the roster a week prior—but second-year cornerback Ross Cockrell has become an integral part of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense since assuming the nickel back role in the second game of the season. Cockrell has logged 337 snaps…


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Keith Butler Takes Blame For A.J. Green Touchdown

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense shut down one of the best offenses in the NFL Sunday. Until the Cincinnati Bengals finally broke the dam, Andy Dalton finding A.J. Green on a slant to put them ahead 13-10. Today, speaking with Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews, defensive coordinator Keith Butler took blame for the…


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Game Rewind: Steelers vs Bengals Game Notes

My weekly game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday. First Half – Kick return unit. The front five: Arthur Moats, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Bud Dupree, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden on the next line. Matt Spaeth, Will Johnson, and Roosevelt Nix make up…


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Steelers Film Room: Robert Golden Vs Bengals

Fourth-year Pittsburgh Steelers safety Robert Golden has started the past four games, and played the majority of the past four, in place of the injured Will Allen. With Allen returning to practice this week, head coach Mike Tomlin may have to make a decision as to who should be out…


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Week Eight Steelers Defensive Sack Review

Much was made about the Cincinnati Bengals fearsome offensive line, and the remarkably low number of sacks (6) the unit had allowed heading into Sunday’s game against the Steelers. Instead however it was Pittsburgh that flipped the script, consistently pressuring Andy Dalton all afternoon while sacking him three times. The…


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Week Eight Steelers Vs Bengals Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped a pivotal game to the AFC North-leading Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, falling 16-10 in a loss that makes it virtually impossible for them to crawl back into the division race. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The Bengals began…