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Week Two Steelers’ Defensive Charting Notes

Matthew Marczi and I have decided to write a weekly article based on our charting notes from the previous week’s game. Every month or so, I will also have “yearly recap” article, like we did last year. So let’s get to some of the notable from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week…


Understanding Just How Rare An Antonio Brown Off Game Is

Those in attendance at Heinz Field last Sunday witnessed an event so rare that it may seem fair to describe it as the football equivalent of an asteroid nearing Earth. This phenomenon, visible to the naked eye of viewers everywhere, was the off game of 28-year old Pittsburgh Steelers wide…



Steelers Vs Bengals: Missed Tackles Report

In nasty conditions Sunday at Heinz Field, the ever-improving Pittsburgh Steelers defense had another strong performance, holding the Cincinnati Bengals to just 16 points to pick up a 24-16 win. Like I did following the Week 1 win over Washington, I’ll take a look at missed tackles by the Steelers…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 2: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the home portion of their 2016 schedule at a rain-soaked Heinz Field Sunday with a 24-16 win of the Cincinnati Bengals. Weather conditions were a big factor as both quarterbacks struggled to deliver the football accurately and each team’s star receiver was basically a non-factor. The…


Steelers Vs Bengals: Sack Breakdown

Another week, another game with just one sack allowed. Let’s take a look. 1. 1st and 10, 10:12 2nd. 11 personnel. Five block vs a four man rush. Bengals are in man coverage with a two deep shell. No one gets open and there’s nowhere immediately for Ben Roethlisberger to go…


Steelers Vs Bengals Positional Grades

It wasn’t pretty by any means, but a win is a win in the National Football League, and the Pittsburgh Steelers sit at 2-0 on the young season following Sunday’s sloppy win over the visiting Cincinnati Bengals, 24-16. Sure, officiating was mostly poor across the board in the rain-soaked game,…




Watch: Steelers Vs Bengals Quick Analysis

As we do every week, my quick thoughts and and analysis on what went right in the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-16 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. We talk about the fearlessness Ben Roethlisberger had, the Steelers’ situational football advantage, and why the secondary narrative has always been off base. Let me…


Steelers Vs. Bengals: Player Snap Counts – Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 24-16 Sunday afternoon at Heinz Field and now enter Week 3 of the 2016 regular season with a record of 2-0. The initial snap counts from the Week 2 game are now in and as usual, here is a recap of the notable…



Sammie Coates Adds To Explosive Start

Although wide receiver Antonio Brown was not on the top of his game yesterday afternoon during the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 24-16 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, second-year wide receiver Sammie Coates did manage to flash for the second straight game—or the third, actually, if you go back to the Steelers’ postseason…



Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs. Bengals

7 gut reactions from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. 1 – If the season ended today, the Steelers team MVP would most likely be running back DeAngelo Williams. One could make the case that after two weeks, he would be in the conversation for league…