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Steelers Film Room: Lawrence Timmons Vs Bengals

Pittsburgh Steelers 10th-year veteran inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons received a lot of criticism for what was perceived as a bad start to the season in the opener in Washington, where he was noted for missing some key tackles over the course of the game and struggling in coverage. But I…


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Steelers Vs. Bengals: Beyond The Box Score – Week 2

The timely plays and sequences you won’t find in the box score that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers decision to go for it on 4th and 5 with 6:30 left in the first quarter resulted in Ben Roethlisberger throwing his first…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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Steelers Defense Controls Third-Down Situations Against Bengals

During the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season-opening victory over Washington, the defense was able to make a stop on seven of 10 third-down conversion opportunities, allowing the offense an efficiency rating of just 30 percent. On Sunday, against the Bengals, the defense did even better, allow just one in four third-down attempts…


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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,…


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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…


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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…



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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…


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Steelers Vs Bengals: Winners And Losers

It got interesting. Too interesting. But what is a Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory without giving their fans 48 heart attacks, right? Your winners and losers. Winners Jordan Berry: Oh yeah, we’re starting with some special teams love. Legitimately, Berry was the best player on the field today. Here is where all…



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Report: Steelers LB Ryan Shazier ‘Good To Go’ For Bengals Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and even though he ended the week listed as questionable with a knee injury, linebacker Ryan Shazier is good to go today, according to Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network. Shazier, who suffered a knee injury during the…


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2016 South Side Questions: Game Edition – More Dime Defense?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…