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Steelers Film Room: William Gay’s Pick Six

The Pittsburgh Steelers went into halftime with a 16-7 lead. A lead but not as much comfort you’d hope for in a first half where the Steelers seemed to dominate the Cincinnati Bengals. William Gay helped changed that story with his pick six on the second play of the second…



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Steelers Stay In AFC North Hunt, Beat Bengals 33-20

For the second consecutive season, the Pittsburgh Steelers made their trek to Paul Brown Stadium worthwhile, handing the AFC North leading Cincinnati Bengals a 33-20 loss, marking their fifth straight game with at least 30 points scored. Seventeen of the 33 points came off of three Steelers’ interceptions by Stephon…


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Bengals QB Andy Dalton Leaves Game Against Steelers With Thumb Injury

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has left Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers with an injured thumb and will not return. Dalton apparently injured his right thumb while tackling Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt following a first quarter interception. Tuitt picked off Dalton as he was attempting to dump off…


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Steelers Vs Bengals: Three Matchups To Watch

Much like Paul Thomas Anderson’s “There Will Be Blood,” Sunday’s showdown with the Cincinnati Bengals could be a bloody battle for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the two teams have a clear disdain for each other. Add into the picture the fact that the Steelers defenders could be looking for some…


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Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ Offensive Scouting Report

Just me doing the scouting reports for now. But like usual, a preview of the opponent this week – the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati’s Running Game This is actually our first repeat opponent all season long. So there’s a little less to write about because it’s a team we’re already familiar…


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Steelers To Have Entire Defense For Second Game Against Bengals

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Cincinnati Bengals they held them to 16 points of which 10 came off of turnovers. While the Bengals did manage 296 total net yards of offense in that Week 8 game, it’s worth reminding you that they were missing two of their…


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2015 NFL Week 13 Stats: Adjusted Net Yards Per Passing Attempt Differential

With four weeks of the 2015 NFL season remaining, the adjusted net yards per passing attempt differential stats now show that there are only six teams in the league with differentials greater than 1.0. Thanks to their resurgence over the course of the last three weeks, the defending NFC Champion Seattle Seahawks…


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Ben Roethlisberger Putting Everything Together Just In Time

As it turned out, the Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t need quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to be excellent last night, but he was. And he was as excellent as he has been this season, in a performance that will be better served coming against an opponent that can produce more than a 35-point…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Seahawks

Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Seahawks in Seattle for the first time since 2003 and came away 39-30 losers as their defense collapsed down the stretch. The offense put up 30+ points for the third straight week behind another outstanding performance by Ben Roethlisberger and a career-best game from…


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Steelers Film Room: Fire X Coverage

We’ve written about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Fire X blitz before. It was a staple of Dick LeBeau’s attack, even if it was one phased out towards the end. Our attention usually is on the blitz itself and less on the coverage. We’ll talk about the blitz briefly here but I…


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Steelers Schedule Not As Daunting As It Once Seemed

When the 2015 NFL schedules were first released, Steelers fans glimpsed the post-bye week slate with understandable apprehension, as five of Pittsburgh’s last six opponents were 2014 playoff teams. Traveling to play Seattle in the loudest place on earth, followed by three divisional road dates over the season’s final four…


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J.J. Watt Upset Andy Dalton After Texans Upset Bengals Monday Night

Not only did the Houston Texans upset the Cincinnati Bengals Monday night, defensive end J.J. Watt also upset quarterback Andy Dalton after the game was over. Immediately after the Texans 10-6 Monday night road win over the previously undefeated Bengals, Watt made a funny comment to ESPN reporter Lisa Salters…


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A Steelers Fan’s Rooting Guide To NFL Week 10

The 5-4 Pittsburgh Steelers will be looking to stack wins Sunday at Heinz Field when they host the 2-7 Cleveland Browns. Another win will propel them into the No. 5 seed in the AFC as they head into their bye week thanks to the Buffalo Bills beating the New York Jets Thursday night. As…


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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Nine

As the Pittsburgh Steelers head into their game against the Cleveland Browns this weekend they’ll be accompanied by the windmilling power chords of Pete Townsend and the soaring lyrics of Roger Daltrey: Who are you? Who…who? Are you a team that will barely miss the postseason or limp your way into…