Vontaze Burfict

Ranking The Rooms: AFC North OLBs

A few days ago I took a look at inside linebackers for the “Ranking the Rooms:  AFC North” series. Some people seemed to get a bit confused with how I did the distinction between a 4-3 MLB and a 3-4 ILB to fit them into the list. For the purpose…


Bengals ILB Vontaze Burfict Wants To Do Something About Bullying

In today’s news bulletins you may have never expected to read, Cincinnati Bengals inside linebacker Vontaze Burfict is trying to do his part to reach out to children who are the victims of bullying. A bit of a bully himself when on the football field, Burfict would not necessarily seem…


Bengals Teammates Install Vontaze Burfict As Captain

I wouldn’t exactly say that the Cincinnati Bengals have had the greatest past six months or so. Aside from riding out the tide of their first losing season in half a decade, they have also come under a firestorm of criticism for their continued complicity in the discouraging off-field behavior…


Steelers Gilbert, Tuitt Fined For Actions In Bengals Game

While Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals won’t go down as one of the dirtiest played contests between the two teams, it did include a little extracurricular activity nonetheless. At least two Steelers players have been fined for their actions in that game and they are tackle Marcus Gilbert…


Roethlisberger Not Happy With Burfict’s Hit On Nix

If you listened to Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Tuesday morning on 93.7 The Fan, you already know that he’s still not a big fan of Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict. Not only was Roethlisberger not happy with Burfict roughing him in the third quarter of Sunday’s game, he also…




Steelers Win Again Proves Why They’re The Better Franchise

Even before yesterday, the Cincinnati Bengals’ season was over. Mathematically, the faintest of hopes, sure, but it was done. A failed season. Their only hope was to play spoiler against the Pittsburgh Steelers and rattle their playoff hopes. For a half, they did just that. And in typical Bengals’ fashion,…


Bengals HC Marvin Lewis Accuses Officials Of Throwing Emotional Flags

The Cincinnati Bengals held their emotions in check at critical moments yesterday against their chief rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers, despite losing in the fourth quarter. And they would have gotten away with it if it weren’t for those meddling refs! That is, at least, what Bengals Head Coach Marvin Lewis…


Eli Rogers Comes Up Big Late With Steelers’ Lone Touchdown

Although it was not necessarily a banner day for the offense, the Pittsburgh Steelers did get some big-time contributions from some of their less unheralded players, and that includes second-year slot receiver Eli Rogers, who had arguably the best, or at least the biggest, game of his young career in…



Steelers Vs. Bengals: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 15

The (8-5) Pittsburgh Steelers will battle the (5-7-1) Cincinnati Bengals on the road Sunday afternoon as the new leaders of the AFC North. Below are seven things that I believe the Steelers will need to do in order to come away with their ninth win of the season against a…



In The Trenches: Steelers Vs. Bengals

Great rushing attacks are built upon the blocking at the point of attack. Last week’s record setting day by Le’Veon Bell was proof positive of this theory and he would be the first one to agree. In Week 14’s version of in the trenches our breakdown on how the Pittsburgh…