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Andrew Billings Pushing For Starting Job For Bengals

Ah, yes. Another Cincinnati Bengals article, another recap of a player once heavily coveted within our Pittsburgh Steelers community. While we at Steelers Depot got woefully wrong the draft stock of defensive tackle Andrew Billings—to be fair, so did most draft analysts—he still landed with the Bengals, albeit in the…



Know Your Enemy: Bengals 2017 NFL Draft Review

The day after the draft, I posted my thoughts, my initial reaction, to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ draft haul based on my understanding of their needs and wants and what was available to them at the time that they were selecting. I am hoping to be able to provide the same…


As Domata Peko Departs, Bengals Will Likely Turn To Andrew Billings

The Cincinnati Bengals have seen some significant defections at the start of free agency along their offensive line. Yesterday saw one of their veteran defensive linemen depart in free agency, as defensive tackle Domata Peko agreed to join the Broncos on a two-year contract worth $7.5 million with just over…


Injuries Testing Bengals’ Youthful Depth Along D-Line

The Cincinnati Bengals went looking for help along the defensive line for depth purposes during the 2016 NFL Draft, and they came away with defensive tackle Andrew Billings in the fourth round. Unfortunately, a knee injury that he suffered during the offseason ended his rookie season before it began, and…




Bengals Want To See More Rotation Along D-Line

Over the course of the 2015 season, the top five players along the Cincinnati Bengals’ defensive line—the four starters as well as top reserve Wallace Gilberry—accounted for about 86 percent of the team’s total snaps along the defensive line, with Pro Bowl defensive end leading with 81 percent of snaps…


Reynolds’ Steelers Spin: 2016 NFL Draft

There is no better hangover remedy for the 31 teams that fall short of a Super Bowl victory than the NFL Draft. In a flash, painful disappointments fade away and all teams cups’ overfloweth with bright hopes as they ride in on rainbow striped unicorns. In what has become as…


Bengals DT Andrew Billings Not About To Forget Who Passed Him Up

Much to the chagrin of many who follow the Pittsburgh Steelers—perhaps especially those who follow our work at Steelers Depot—their division rivals, the Cincinnati Bengals, were the team that ended up selecting defensive tackle Andrew Billings, one round after the Steelers selected Javon Hargrave in the third round, and one…


2016 AFC North Draft Wrap Up

The 2016 NFL Draft is now in the books, meaning that teams now have the vast bulk of the ingredients in place that will help them make their rosters come September. The narratives are beginning to unfold about how each team will begin to take shape, and how the divisions…


Around The North: Cincinnati Bengals Day Three Recap

Following a strong first two days of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals turned in another good day on day three in Chicago, coming up with some mid-round steals to go with some late developmental projects, rounding out a good draft for the reigning AFC North champions. After getting…


Evaluating The Value: Javon Hargrave

After bolstering the defense with their first two selections of Artie Burns and Sean Davis in the back end, Pittsburgh went to the trenches and selected Javon Hargrave out of South Carolina State with the 89th overall pick. The aggressive, explosive defensive lineman dominated offensive lines throughout the Mid-Eastern Athletic…


Evaluating The Value: Sean Davis

After selecting a defensive back in Artie Burns with their first-round pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers came right back to it with their second-round choice. This time, they chose Sean Davis of Maryland, who they’ve already announced will begin his career at strong safety for the…


Pittsburgh Steelers’ Day Two Big Board

Now that the Day One festivities are over, rounds two and three of the NFL Draft are coming up in only a couple hours. With that in mind, and understanding it is even tougher to project these rounds than the first (which I/we were all wrong about), let’s give it…