Carlos Dunlap

Steelers Vs. Bengals Week 7 Key Matchups

The Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2) are back at home for their first matchup of the year against the Cincinnati Bengals (2-3). Currently in sole possession for first place in the AFC North, Pittsburgh comes into Heinz Field riding a massive victory last week against Kansas City. The defense was flawless, letting…


Ranking The Rooms: AFC North DL

In the last installment of “Ranking the Rooms:  AFC North” I took a look at the big uglies in the trenches on offense, with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line group coming in first. This week, I’ll take a look at the big uglies in the trenches on defense as we…


Bengals’ Player Tweets About How Lousy Their Offseason Has Been

It’s been a good offseason for three teams in the AFC North. The Cleveland Browns have been aggressive and rebuilt their offensive line. The Baltimore Ravens’ turned an ugly looking offseason into re-signing their top free agent, nose tackle Brandon Williams, and making a splash signing with Tony Jefferson. The…


In The Trenches: Steelers Vs. Bengals

Great rushing attacks are built upon the blocking at the point of attack. Last week’s record setting day by Le’Veon Bell was proof positive of this theory and he would be the first one to agree. In Week 14’s version of in the trenches our breakdown on how the Pittsburgh…


Bengals Injury Report: WR A.J. Green Still Limited On Thursday

It’s still hard to know for sure whether or not Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (hamstring) will ultimately be able to play in Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers but according to the team’s Thursday injury report, he was limited for a second-consecutive day during practice. Green, who is recovering from…


Bengals Injury Report: WR A.J. Green Limited On Wednesday

The Cincinnati Bengals will host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium and their first initial injury report that was released on Wednesday includes quite a few names. Not practicing for the Bengals on Wednesday were defensive end Wallace Gilberry (calf), cornerback Adam Jones (ankle) and wide receiver James…


Steelers Film Room: Jesse James Run Blocking Vs Bengals

I reserved some time earlier in the week to gives some props to second-year tight end Jesse James, who caught three big passes for the Pittsburgh Steelers on his three of five catchable targets. His early showing as a receiving target has been roughly as good as could be anticipated,…


Steelers Vs. Bengals: Beyond The Box Score – Week 2

The timely plays and sequences you won’t find in the box score that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers decision to go for it on 4th and 5 with 6:30 left in the first quarter resulted in Ben Roethlisberger throwing his first…


Steelers/Bengals X Factor: Jesse James

This week’s X-Factor, the player who isn’t the marquee name of this matchup but integral to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ success. If you’ve followed me all week, you’re probably not shocked to see James be my selection. It’s less about his impact as a receiver as it is as a blocker….


Bengals Injury Report: DT Pat Sims Questionable For Steelers Game

The Cincinnati Bengals will play the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at Heinz Field and their Friday injury report shows only one player listed as out for the game with another ending the week as questionable. Ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Steelers, as expected, is tight end Tyler Eifert (ankle),…


Film Room: Bengals’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Matthew Sottile and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Matthew will have a closer eye on the individual players. Front Seven The Bengals’ defensive line is…



Bengals Defensive Ends Key Matchup Vs James, Steelers’ Line

There’s probably two things you need to know about the Cincinnati Bengals. They haven’t won a playoff game since 1991. And their defensive ends are practically offensive linemen. Ok, that first one was a little mean but this is a rivalry week after all. That’s probably the mildest insult you’ll…


Ranking The Room: AFC North DEs

After taking a look at interior defensive linemen recently, today we’ll shift to the defensive ends in the AFC North for the continuing series “Ranking the Rooms.” If you missed the interior defensive linemen list, you can find it here. No. 1 — Pittsburgh Steelers Not only do the Steelers…


Ben Roethlisberger Ranked 21st On NFL Network Top 100 For 2016

The NFL Network revealed players 30-21 on their annual top 100 list Wednesday night and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was ranked 21st overall. Last year, Roethlisberger was ranked 26th overall. Even though he missed four and a half games last season due to a sprained left MCL, Roethlisberger still…