Cincinnati Bengals


Steelers Vs Bengals Game Rewind

Game notes from Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. First Half – Kick coverage from left to right: Justin Gilbert-Robert Golden-Sammie Coates-Roosevelt Nix-Vince Williams-Chris Boswell-Tyler Matakevich-Fitzgerald Toussaint-Anthony Chickillo-Jordan Dangerfield-Artie Burns – Steelers switching stuff up, putting William Gay in the box and rolling Sean Davis over slot. Positional flexibility all…


Watch: Steelers’ Vet Receivers Help Out Big Ben Sunday

Our weekly talk to the tape segment. Different route this time focusing on a couple of examples of veteran players understanding the nuances of route running and how they ultimately played an overlooked role in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Cincinnati Bengals. As always, let me know your feedback…


Steelers Injury Report: Tuitt, Green, Chickillo All Sit Out Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Baltimore Ravens Christmas night at Heinz Field and the team’s first injury report of the week that was released on Wednesday shows that a few key players sat out practice earlier in the day. Not practicing Wednesday were defensive end Stephon Tuitt (knee), tight end Ladarius Green (concussion),…


Help Me Figure Out What Jordan Dangerfield Is Doing Here

I ask that semi-rhetorically because I think we all have a sense for what the goal is here. But, c’mon man! This has to be one of the least practical return ideas you’ll see this season. Twice on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, Danny Smith had Jordan Dangerfield do this. Loop around…



Steelers Vs Bengals Sack Breakdown

Back at it for our sack breakdown though I promise this will be the shortest one we ever do. Only one given up by the Pittsburgh Steelers this week and it didn’t come in a traditional fashion. Let’s take a look. 1. 1st and 10, 3:06 3rd. 11 personnel. Not even…


Steelers Vs Bengals Missed Tackles Report

Taking on the Cincinnati Bengals in a pivotal AFC North clash on Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers stepped up in a big way overall in the second half, led by a dominant defensive performance over the final two quarters, to pull off a 24-20 come-from-behind victory over the rival Bengals. In…


Roethlisberger Not Happy With Burfict’s Hit On Nix

If you listened to Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Tuesday morning on 93.7 The Fan, you already know that he’s still not a big fan of Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict. Not only was Roethlisberger not happy with Burfict roughing him in the third quarter of Sunday’s game, he also…


Tomlin Praises Defensive Line Adjustments Made Against Bengals

After Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt left Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals with a knee injury just three plays into the contest it looked initially like the team’s front line wouldn’t be able to overcome his loss and especially when it came to stopping the run. In fact,…


Tomlin Talks Kickoff Returns, Coverage Unit Problems Against Bengals

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Justin Gilbert possesses the ability to return kickoffs, head coach Mike Tomlin has decided against using him in that role this season. During his Tuesday press conference, Tomlin was asked if there’s a reason why that’s the case as his team prepares to host the…




Steelers Vs Bengals Positional Grades

Sunday’s come-from-behind win over the Cincinnati Bengals makes it five straight wins for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who are firing on all cylinders in December, rolling towards yet another playoff berth and a possible AFC North division title. Despite trailing 20-6 midway through the second quarter, the Steelers made some key…


Pouncey Delivers Timely Heads-Up Play In Steelers Win Over Bengals

While it won’t show up in the gamebook, Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey made a heckuva play in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. In fact, it not only kept a fourth quarter possession alive, that drive ultimately culminated in the go-ahead touchdown. With 9:08 left in…