Carlos Dunlap


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…

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Bengals Counting On Major Contributions From Young DEs

For as well as the Cincinnati Bengals have drafted in recent years, which has drawn many to claim that they have the deepest roster in the NFL, there are, as always, a couple of questions that remain. One of the question that I have is this: where in the world…


Bengals Dunlap To Steelers Gilbert ‘He Wanted Us For Christmas, He Got It’

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert is good friends with Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap after having played with him in college at Florida, it doesn’t mean that the two are immuned to getting caught up in the growing rivalry between their respective teams. Following the Steelers win over the Bengals on the road in Week…

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Steelers Film Room: Marcus Gilbert Vs Bengals

Though it doesn’t seem likely that he will actually be recognized for it, Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert has gradually ascended as one of the better right tackles in the league right now. The fact that he only gave up his first sack of the season on Sunday should…


Eyes On The Line: Steelers Vs Bengals OL Breakdown

In this new series of articles one of the things I will be focusing on is the overall performance of the offensive line. In my first attempt to break down the Pittsburgh Steelers performance I have created a simple plus or minus system to gauge the play of the Steelers…