Jeremy Hill

AFC North

AFC North Week 2 Recap: Ravens Lone Team To Lose On Sunday

All four AFC North teams have now completed their Week 2 games and only the Baltimore Ravens failed to notch a win. Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Seth Roberts with 26 seconds left to neat the Ravens 37-33. Carr was 7 for 9 for…

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Previewing The AFC North: Cincinnati Bengals

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the rest of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown will follow my analysis of their three divisional opponents early next week. We’ll being by taking an in-depth look…


Steelers Offense Tops In Division, Arguably Leaguewide

If you ask scan across the league, there’s arguably not a division as tough and gritty as the brand of football found in the AFC North. In fact, up until the final week of the season as they jockeyed for playoff positioning, ultimately the Steelers, Ravens and Bengals all made…


AFC North Draft History Study: Running Backs

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…


Steelers All-22: Backside Pursuit vs Wide Zones

Back at the tape today with a small, but important, breakdown of how defenses successfully play the run. Zone blocking schemes are mixed into every team’s playbook. Pittsburgh Steelers’ fans specifically are well accustomed to seeing them as the Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals, and Baltimore Ravens use it heavily, though…

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AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 2: Cincinnati Bengals

Either due to lack of finances or whatever it is the Cleveland Browns are doing, the AFC North has been rather quiet thus far when it comes to signing any players, whether from their own team or outside the organization, to bigger contracts. The Cincinnati Bengals have been the biggest…


The Pessimist’s Take – Finding Bell’s Backup In Free Agency

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team,…

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Steelers vs Bengals II Film Review: Cameron Heyward

It’s probably fair to say that defensive end Cameron Heyward emerged this season as the most consistent player that the Pittsburgh Steelers currently have on defense, and perhaps the player who makes the biggest impact on opposing offenses. Heyward led the team with 7.5 sacks, along with ample other pressures,…

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Steelers vs Bengals II Film Review: Will Allen

For the past few seasons, whenever Troy Polamalu has been out, the Pittsburgh Steelers have, more often than not, had the good fortune to turn to Will Allen, the veteran safety who was once coached at his position by Mike Tomlin with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Allen did well enough…


Steelers vs Bengals II Film Review: Jason Worilds

In the minds of many, fifth-year Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds has too often this season been disappearing from games—especially if you line up his production against the salary that he made this season. Despite playing less games, Worilds finished his first full, uninterrupted season as a starter with…


Steelers Vs. Bengals Game Rewind – Second Half

Game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Second Half – Jason Worilds continued to flash in the run game. Takes on two blocks, sheds, and makes the tackle. Bengals love to pull and this is pretty much a Student Body Right play with three pullers….