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Week Eight Steelers Vs Bengals First 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 Steelers started…


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Mike Tomlin Has No Problem With Mitchell’s Celebration

Mike Mitchell loves to hit. Mike Mitchell loves to celebrate. He did both on the same play Sunday, crushing Cincinnati Bengals’ wide receiver Marvin Jones in the second quarter of Sunday’s loss. To some, celebrating after Jones was injured was crossing the line but Mike Tomlin told reporters he had…


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Steelers Lose Game, Potentially AFC North & Bell, To Bengals

In an excruciating 16-10 failure at the hands of the still undefeated Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers may have lost more than just a game. Pittsburgh’s division title dreams and star running back may have been by-products of one of the more devastating collapses in the team’s troubling 2015 season….


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Quick Hits: Steelers vs Bengals Winners/Losers

It’s ok to cry. It’s ok to cry. It’s ok to cry. *cries* WINNERS:  Keith Butler: There is a lot of praise to be heaped on to the defense but we’ll start with the man who runs them all. It is always tough to gauge the performance of a coach but…


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Bengals’ Trickery, Preparation Will Give Steelers Fits Sunday

Mike Tomlin does like to make every team he previews in his weekly Tuesday press conference sound like the 1927 New York Yankees. But something he said when talking about the Cincinnati Bengals caught my ear. “They do a great job schematically of presenting some packages of the week to…



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Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ Offensive 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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Keith Butler Thinks Confidence Is CB Antwon Blake’s Best Attribute

Should Pittsburgh Steelers starting cornerback William Gay be unable to play Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals because of a shoulder injury that he suffered in the loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, reserve cornerback Brandon Boykin would then stand to be the team’s slot defender in nickel personnel groupings. During…



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Stats Of The Weird: Steelers vs Cardinals

The games just keep getting weirder. I can only assume Terry Hanratty will lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to victory next week. Your stats of the weird. – Let’s start with the score, 25-13. It’s the first game with that score either team has ever been involved in. It’s only the…


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Martavis Bryant’s Absence Won’t Doom Steelers Monday

With Martavis Bryant reportedly not practicing on Friday, it is beginning to appear likely he’ll sit out this week’s game against San Diego after tweaking his knee in practice on Monday. Many Steelers fans were obviously salivating to have Bryant back on the field following his four-game suspension to begin…




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In Defense Of Antwon Blake

I’m going to write this. And you’re probably not going to like it. Scratch that, I know you’re not going to like it. Antwon Blake deserves a second chance. *cue comments section explosion* This is a defense of Antwon Blake but not a defense of his performance Thursday night against…