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Andrew Whitworth Clears Concussion Protocol For Bengals

As the Cincinnati Bengals begin to rotate linemen at the right tackle position in an effort to help their young second-year starter learn on the job, the team got some good news yesterday about the left tackle position, where their longtime stalwart, Andrew Whitworth, has played since the 2009 season….



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Vontaze Burfict, Perpetual Victim Of Circumstance

Maybe I’m misremembering, but quite frankly, I find there to be a stark contrast between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals when it comes to addressing the wrongs of their players. The Steelers tend to at least acknowledge that something is wrong, and they have disciplined their players or…


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Steelers Film Room: Not Much Blitzing Last Year Against Dalton

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and the team’s defense will be looking to control quarterback Andy Dalton during the game. Last week in the Bengals regular season opener against the New York Jets, Dalton was sacked a total of seven times and mostly by…


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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…


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Bengals’ Two Young Tackles Banged Up In Preseason

While I might not go so far as to say that the AFC North has been the injury capital of the league thus far during this offseason, it certainly seems to me that these teams have had their fair share of the injury bug, and then some. The Cincinnati Bengals…


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Ranking The Rooms: AFC North OL

Now that we’ve had a look at the tight end rooms around the AFC North, we shift to the trenches and take a look on the offensive side of the ball with the offensive line. In recent years this group has been an area for all four teams in the…



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No Steelers Make PFF’s Top 10 Offensive Linemen List

On a calendar marking the NFL’s offseason schedule, it would be fitting if the period between mid-June and late-July were simply marked through in red marker with the word “LISTS”. This is my way of telling you that I have another list for you to dive into. Only this time…


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One Step To Take: Jarvis Jones

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


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Bengals Banking On Hits From Last Year’s OT Double Dip

The Cincinnati Bengals allowed a couple of starters to walk in free agency this offseason when perhaps they didn’t need to, but in the case of right tackle Andre Smith, a quality starter who only ended up signing just a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Vikings, the Bengals had…



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Steelers 2015 Sack Review: LB Jarvis Jones

Over the course of the next several weeks I will be recapping the sacks registered during the 2015 season by the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Each post will be dedicated to one individual player and along the way we’ll document the down and distance, time and number of players sent on each…


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Front Seven Focus: Steelers Vs Bengals

The Steelers front seven is coming off of a great performance where they accounted for four sacks and a forced fumble. However they would be playing a much better offense than they did against Cleveland. The Steelers would need to generate pass rush to knock quarterback A.J. McCarron out of…


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Porter, Munchak Owed Higher Level Of Scrutiny As Coaches

Much has been made from various parties about a certain pair of Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coaches, subsequently portrayed as a group of undisciplined men who are not properly reined in by the higher ups in the pecking order. The narrative that has ensued has unquestionably grown to absurd proportions. But…