Geno Atkins

Steelers Vs. Bengals: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 15

The (8-5) Pittsburgh Steelers will battle the (5-7-1) Cincinnati Bengals on the road Sunday afternoon as the new leaders of the AFC North. Below are seven things that I believe the Steelers will need to do in order to come away with their ninth win of the season against a…


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…


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 3-Point Stance

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and below are three talking points to consider ahead of the AFC North matchup. The $58-million-dollar man Last week, Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams ran 26 times for 143 yards and two touchdowns. According to my charting, 15 of those…


Bengals DC Believes Geno Atkins Is Still Getting Better

Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins was once arguably the best interior lineman in the game—and then he was again last year, showing himself fully healed from a knee injury in 2013 that limited him immensely in the year that followed. He returned to his first-team All-Pro status in 2015….


Ranking The Room: AFC North Interior DL

Now that we’ve gone completely through the offensive side of the ball in “Ranking the Rooms” of the AFC North, it’s time to move over to the defensive side of the ball where the picture at each position becomes murkier. Today, we’ll take a look at interior defensive linemen. 1…


Bengals Want To See More Rotation Along D-Line

Over the course of the 2015 season, the top five players along the Cincinnati Bengals’ defensive line—the four starters as well as top reserve Wallace Gilberry—accounted for about 86 percent of the team’s total snaps along the defensive line, with Pro Bowl defensive end leading with 81 percent of snaps…



Reynolds’ Steelers Spin: 2016 NFL Draft

There is no better hangover remedy for the 31 teams that fall short of a Super Bowl victory than the NFL Draft. In a flash, painful disappointments fade away and all teams cups’ overfloweth with bright hopes as they ride in on rainbow striped unicorns. In what has become as…


Cincinnati Could Play Spoiler For Steelers During Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers along with every other team, of course, are deep in the process of finalizing their draft plans, as the 2016 NFL Draft is set to kick off in just a few days. There has been rampant speculation—literally for months—as to who will become the newest Steeler on…


2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Temple DT Matt Ioannidis

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be…



Health, Consistency Key In David DeCastro’s First Pro Bowl Season

When Stanford guard David DeCastro slid all the way down to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 24th overall slot in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin were elated, replete with the usual platitudes that coincide with the selection of a first-round draft pick. It took…


Steelers Film Room: Cody Wallace Vs Bengals

Everybody knows the score by know when it comes to Pittsburgh Steelers center Cody Wallace. We know why he’s playing in the first place, and we know what type of player he is when he is on the field, so there’s no sense in belaboring the backstory. In light of…


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…