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Daniel McCullers

Steelers Film Room: Daniel McCullers Vs Bengals

While it would not be accurate to say that the Pittsburgh Steelers had big plans for their big nose tackle, the fact is that second-year defensive lineman Daniel McCullers suffered a notable knee injury in the second game of the season has complicated their defense to a degree. Shuffling depth…

Mike Mitchell

Steelers Film Room: Mike Mitchell Vs Bengals

We know have an entire half-season’s body of work upon which to judge Mike Mitchell in comparison to last season. While it’s obvious that much of his playing better has to do with being notably healthier and more in-tuned with the defense and his teammates, I also think he is…


Game Rewind: Steelers vs Bengals Game Notes

My weekly game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday. First Half – Kick return unit. The front five: Arthur Moats, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Bud Dupree, and Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden on the next line. Matt Spaeth, Will Johnson, and Roosevelt Nix make up…

Robert Golden

Steelers Film Room: Robert Golden Vs Bengals

Fourth-year Pittsburgh Steelers safety Robert Golden has started the past four games, and played the majority of the past four, in place of the injured Will Allen. With Allen returning to practice this week, head coach Mike Tomlin may have to make a decision as to who should be out…


Steelers Film Room: Open Bear Cover 1

We’re back into the film room today breaking down another one of Keith Butler’s coverage’s through Dick LeBeau’s playbook. It’s their Open Bear Coverage. A five man rush, similar to a fire zone, but with a Cover 1 (man-free) look in coverage. The idea is to stress the open side…

Steve McLendon

Steve McLendon Shows Spark Of Pass Rush In Move To Defensive End

When the Pittsburgh Steelers defense took the field for the first time yesterday afternoon, they did so in their nickel defense, in which they stayed for most of the game. They also did so with nose tackle Steve McLendon lined up as the left defensive end. Since Stephon Tuitt’s injury…


Stats Of The Weird: Steelers Vs Bengals

A depressing, weird game. I wish I could hug you all, Steelers’ nation. – We’ll start with arguably the weirdest stat of all. The Cincinnati Bengals are 4-37 all-time when scoring 16 points or fewer. Two of them have come in the last two occasions. A 16-10 win today and…


Steelers Lose Game, Potentially AFC North & Bell, To Bengals

In an excruciating 16-10 failure at the hands of the still undefeated Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers may have lost more than just a game. Pittsburgh’s division title dreams and star running back may have been by-products of one of the more devastating collapses in the team’s troubling 2015 season….


Tomlin Says Timeout Worth More Than 38 Seconds Late In Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost Sunday 16-10 to the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field and while their offense certainly didn’t play well in the game, most of the talk this next week will likely center around the decision made by head coach Mike Tomlin to not call a timeout ahead of…


Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


AFC North Week 6 Recap: Bengals Stay Perfect; Browns, Ravens Both Lose

The AFC North race now looks to be a two team battle with 11 weeks to play as the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals both further distanced themselves from the other two teams on Sunday with wins. That of course means that the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns both lost their Week 6 games. The Bengals remained…

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…