Shawn Williams

Ranking The Rooms: AFC North Safeties

In the last edition of  “Ranking the Rooms: AFC North” series here at Steelers Depot, I took a look at the cornerbacks room, where the Cincinnati Bengals edged out the Baltimore Ravens for first place. This week, roles reverse as we take a look at the safeties in the AFC…



Brutal Officiating On Display In Steelers Win Over Bengals

While the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to overcome several big first half penalties in their Sunday win over the Cincinnati Bengals, they certainly didn’t get any help from the officiating crew throughout the AFC North contest. In fact, the officiating appeared to very one-sided for most of the game. While…


Bengals Dump Taylor Mays After Second Substance Abuse Suspension

While the Cincinnati Bengals lost starting safety Reggie Nelson during free agency, they were able to re-sign George Iloka, and they extended Shawn Williams, who will enter the starting lineup full-time in place of Nelson. But in order to replenish their depth, the Bengals went out and re-signed Taylor Mays,…


Bengals Bank On S Shawn Williams With 4-Year Extension

I wrote just recently, a short couple of days ago, about the Cincinnati Bengals and their safety tandem, now that veteran Reggie Nelson left in free agency and signed with the Raiders. Fifth-year safety George Iloka also hit free agency this year, but was retained on a five-year, $30 million…




David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Bengals Wild Card Game

In one of the craziest and most-dramatic games I’ve ever seen, the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 18-16 at rain-soaked Paul Brown Stadium Saturday night in the Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs. As a boy I attended the Immaculate Reception game which, for me, will never be…



Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ Defensive Scouting Report

Injuries have forced a slightly different looking Bengals’ unit but not a ton has changed. We’ll start with the numbers. According to ESPN, Vincent Rey is blowing away the rest of the team in tackles, odd given he hasn’t been playing that much lately. They have him for 88 total…



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….


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…


The Steelers Future’s Report: Isaiah Lewis

Name: Isaiah Lewis College: Michigan State Height: 5’10 Weight: 211 Born: 10/30/1991 We have officially evaluated every player signed to a Futures’ contract that wasn’t previously on the Pittsburgh Steelers. However, there are three signings that were not future contracts according to Steelers.com, which means, our work is not done….


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Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora Scouting report on the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 14 opponent, the Cincinnati Bengals. OFFENSE – Andy Dalton is inconsistent. Two touchdowns and four interceptions in his last two weeks. He’s thrown at least one pick in five of his last six games. Much needed for a defense that is lacking…