Vontaze Burfict

Watch: Vontaze Burfict Flips Off Bengals Crowd In Loss

The Pittsburgh Steelers won and Vontaze Burfict did something stupid. Ah, all is right with the world. It was a tough Sunday for the Cincinnati Bengals. They suffered a 16-12 loss to the Buffalo Bills in front of their home crowd, knocking them to 3-6-1 and nearly out of playoff…


Roethlisberger Says Injuries Won’t Change Playing Style

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Consider Ben Roethlisberger an embodiment of that phrase. It’s true, and actually an overlooked fact, that Roethlisberger has evolved his game over the years. More than what Tom Brady or Peyton Manning ever did. They generally played the same way, just better,…



DeAngelo Williams Not Impressed With League’s Handling Of Burfict

Following a pair of high-profile incidents during Sunday’s slate of games involving Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict, through which he is accused of expanding his reputation for being a dirty player, there has been quite a lot of discussion and commentary around the league and its players about how the…


Vontaze Burfict, Perpetual Victim Of Circumstance

Maybe I’m misremembering, but quite frankly, I find there to be a stark contrast between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals when it comes to addressing the wrongs of their players. The Steelers tend to at least acknowledge that something is wrong, and they have disciplined their players or…


Vontaze Burfict Fined, Not Suspended For Sunday’s Stomp

Vontaze Burfict’s wallet got a lot lighter this week. But the league is still condoning his actions enough to let him play. The Cincinnati Bengals’ linebacker has been fined by the league $75,000 but will not be suspended for stomping on LeGarrette Blount Sunday. Via our own @AkronJackson, Vontaze Burfict…



Vontaze Burfict Under Fire For Yet Another Dirty Hit

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have dropped their second game in four weeks, this one another loss of at least two possessions, they can at least take solace in the fact that everybody else in the division lost as well. In fact, everybody else in the division is riding losing…


Struggling Bengals Defense Gets Boost With Return Of Vontaze Burfict

It’s been a long wait, but after three games, he’s finally back. Well, they’re both back. The Pittsburgh Steelers have Le’Veon Bell back after completing a three-game suspension for violation of the league’s substance abuse policy, and the Cincinnati Bengals are getting back the man who ended his season, linebacker…


Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions – Week 2 – 2016

Week 2 – September 18, 2016 Location: Heinz Field – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: Cincinnati Bengals The Pittsburgh Steelers started off the 2016 season with a bang! After a slow first quarter in Washington, the Steelers lit up the scoreboard with 38 points, posting highlight reel plays all night long. The…


Steelers Spin: Week Two Rants And Ramblings

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into their much anticipated Sunday showdown with the Cincinnati Bengals with full, sparking, molten metal following their 38-16 season opening smackdown of the Washington Redskins. Not only was the victory over Washington impressive, it reversed a disturbing pattern of slow season starts for Coach Mike Tomlin’s…



David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 1: Steelers Versus Redskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their 2016 season as one of the two featured games on Monday Night Football visiting FedEx Field to take on the Washington Redskins. The Steelers hadn’t been to Landover since 2008 when they struggled early, falling behind 6-0 after the first quarter, before turning things around…



Ranking The Room: AFC North OLBs

Another day, another part of the series Ranking the Rooms:  AFC North edition. Today, we’ll look at arguably the most popular — and most scrutinized — position group on the Steelers for the last 20 years or so:  outside linebacker. No. 1 — Cincinnati Bengals In the 4-3 scheme, the…