Week 17


Steelers Vs. Bengals: Friday Night Five Questions

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night at Heinz Field and the winner gets the AFC North title. At worst, a loss would likely result in the Steelers playing the Indianapolis Colts on the road during the first week of the playoffs. We have a lot more content…


Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu, Taylor, Palmer All End Week As Questionable

According to the Friday injury report, it’s possible that the Pittsburgh Steelers might get a few defensive players back Sunday night for their regular-season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm) end the week listed as questionable. Both players missed the game…

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Chiefs QB Alex Smith Out Against Chargers With Lacerated Spleen

The game this coming Sunday between the San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs just got a little more interesting as its now being reported that Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss the game with a lacerated spleen. Chase Daniel will start in Smith’s place against the Chargers, who can clinch…


Stopping Splash Plays In Run Defense Key For Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers run defense still can’t be considered great but it has managed to level out over the last several weeks. There is some natural regression at play but one of the largest factors in the Steelers’ moderate success is the denial of splash plays in the run game….


Bengals Injury Report: Several Players Still Sidelined Thursday By Flu Bug

The Cincinnati Bengals practiced on Christmas day and it appears as though the flu bug is continuing to make its way around the locker room. Not practicing Thursday were linebacker Chris Carter (knee), safety Reggie Nelson (illness), cornerback Terence Newman (illness), kicker Mike Nugent (illness) and tackle Andrew Whitworth (not…


Steelers Fans Should Probably Root For The Chargers Sunday

With the final week of the season offering more clarity in the playoff race – and the comfort of knowing the Pittsburgh Steelers will be advancing – we can take a look at how the playoff seedings may look after Sunday. And who the Steelers should be “rooting” for. If…


Martavis Bryant, The Missing Piece To Todd Haley’s Offensive Puzzle

Before the last few weeks, when Pittsburgh Steelers fans would mention the name Todd Haley, it would usually follow with expletives and calls for his job. As of late though, you are more likely to hear praise about the third-year offensive coordinator than ever before. This is because the Steelers…


Festivus Airing Of The Steelers Grievances Thread – 2014

Being as today is Festivus, I thought we would have our annual “Airing of the Grievances” thread in order to let everyone get things out of their system following the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-12 playoff spot clinching win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. If you missed the 2013 Festivus…