A.J. Green


Steelers Vs. Bengals: Beyond The Box Score – Week 2

The timely plays and sequences you won’t find in the box score that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers decision to go for it on 4th and 5 with 6:30 left in the first quarter resulted in Ben Roethlisberger throwing his first…


Film Room: How Pittsburgh Shut Down A.J. Green

Two catches for 36 yards. That’s what the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to hold A.J. Green to, arguably the worst performance of his career against this team. We know Ross Cockrell spent most of the day on him but it takes more than just a name to shutdown a top…


Artie Burns Gets Extended Look In First AFC North Game Of 2016

Prior to the start of Sunday’s game, I posed the question of whether or not we would see the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense make greater use of their six-defensive-back sub-package, the dime defense that they call a ‘quarter’, which features three cornerbacks and three safeties. The team used this defensive look…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 2: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the home portion of their 2016 schedule at a rain-soaked Heinz Field Sunday with a 24-16 win of the Cincinnati Bengals. Weather conditions were a big factor as both quarterbacks struggled to deliver the football accurately and each team’s star receiver was basically a non-factor. The…


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Bengals

Definitely a weird day all around. At least the Cleveland Browns lost. That helps reestablish a sense of normalcy. Got a lot of fun stats today. So let’s get to it. – This is only the second time since 2013 Ben Roethlisberger has had a game with a completion percentage…


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 CBs Pay Due Respect To A.J. Green

There may be those who are making light of Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis for getting beaten deep two games in a row, insisting that he is finally hitting the downward curve of his career in a hurry, but the Pittsburgh Steelers cornerbacks who will have to defend one of those…


2016 NFL Week 2: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and Happy Bengals week as well. The Pittsburgh Steelers will have their home opener Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals and it figures to be a doozy of a game at Heinz Field. Personally, I don’t have a great read on this game heading into Saturday…


Film Room: Bengals’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Josh Carney and I will break down the opposing team’s offense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Josh will have a closer eye on the individual players. Alex’s Scheme Breakdown Bengals’ Run Game…

AFC North

AFC North Week 1 Recap: Ravens, Bengals Win Sunday Openers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers open up their 2016 regular season Monday night against the Washington Redskins, they’ll do so trailing the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC North division as both those teams won their Week 1 games on Sunday. The Ravens notched their first win of the…