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Bengals Injury Report: Several Players Still Sidelined Thursday By Flu Bug

The Cincinnati Bengals practiced on Christmas day and it appears as though the flu bug is continuing to make its way around the locker room. Not practicing Thursday were linebacker Chris Carter (knee), safety Reggie Nelson (illness), cornerback Terence Newman (illness), kicker Mike Nugent (illness) and tackle Andrew Whitworth (not…



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Steelers Open As 3.5-Point Home Favorites Over Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night at Heinz Field with the AFC North title going to the game winner. The Steelers opened up as 3.5-point favorites over the Bengals prior to the game going off the board at most online betting sites. The reason the game…



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Steelers Film Room: Near Sacks Result in Splash Plays

Splash plays and a lack of sacks. Two components that have made this version of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense difficult to watch and certainly uncharacteristic of seasons past. Those two areas can be separated by inches and fractions of a second. And after combing through some of the recent big…


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Steelers vs Bengals I Film Review: Steve McLendon

The return of nose tackle Steve McLendon to the lineup was a welcome sight for the Pittsburgh Steelers after missing action since the Jets game. With their nose tackle back on the field, the defense did a better job of controlling the Cincinnati Bengals’ rushing attack, which is where McLendon…


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No Reinforcements Left For Steelers Secondary

The Pittsburgh Steelers are certainly looking like they will have to get by with just four cornerbacks this week, which excludes both of their top two options coming into this season. A week ago, of course, cornerback Cortez Allen was placed on injured reserve in order to make room on…


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Steelers Vs. Bengals Game Rewind – Second Half

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21 win over the Cincinnati Bengals last Sunday. Second Half – Jarvis Jones replaced Will Johnson on kick coverage to start the second. – Like Stephon Tuitt’s finish on the play, winning inside, but a poor punch that barley moves the RG off his…


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Steelers Vs. Bengals Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21 win over the Cincinnati Bengals last Sunday. First Half – KR unit. Front five. Darrius Heyward-Bey, Robert Golden, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, Antwon Blake. Michael Palmer/Matt Spaeth, Cody Wallace/Will Johnson. Josh Harris served as the upback for Markus Wheaton. –…


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Steelers vs Bengals I Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations from the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Special teamer Terence Garvin got the half off to a good start by making the tackle on the opening kickoff at the 15-yard line. The Steelers were able to collapse…


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Steelers vs Bengals I First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers opened the game with running personnel, with three tight ends including Will Johnson, but then split out four wide, taking advantage of an easy matchup for Antonio Brown…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to be one of the NFL’s most difficult teams to figure out. Coming off an embarrassing home loss to New Orleans they traveled to Cincinnati to take on the division-leading Bengals and blew them out of Paul Brown Stadium 42-21. Following a formula that proved effective…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: Game 13 vs. Bengals

By Michael K. Reynolds The Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 season obituary was mostly written by the fourth quarter during their pivotal game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Don’t lie. You were cursing under your breath. And probably well above it. An inaccurate Ben Roethlisberger, an offense settling on field goals and a…


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Steelers vs Bengals: Numbers Crunch

A statistical analysis of the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. – The Bengals were defeated at home for only the second time in the last two seasons. Coming into today’s matchup, they were 12-1-1. – The big stat of the day. This was Le’Veon Bell’s third straight…