Week 2

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Ravens Have Other Issues At Running Back Heading Into Steelers Game

The Baltimore Ravens sure have a lot on their plate right now heading into their Thursday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and at some point they’ll have to decide which running back will start that game. The Ravens forthcoming decision has nothing to do with running back Ray Rice…



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Ravens Open Up As Three Point Favorites Over Steelers

After opening the 2014 regular season at home with a 30-27 win over the Cleveland Browns, the Pittsburgh Steelers will now go on the road to play the Baltimore Ravens Thursday night. Despite dropping their home opener Sunday to the Cincinnati Bengals 23-16, the Ravens open as three points favorites…


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Steelers Say RB Isaac Redman Passed Concussion Testing During Bengals Game

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently that he was allowed to re-enter the week two game against the Cincinnati Bengals despite having suffered a concussion during the opening kickoff. The team, however, released a statement Thursday in which they claim the running…


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Inside The Tape: Break Down Of Steelers Versus Bengals

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. CLICK ON ANY PICTURE TO ENLARGE First Half – Opening KR coverage. Front five: Kion Wilson, Terence Garvin, Chris Carter, Shamarko Thomas, and Jarvis Jones. David Paulson and Michael Palmer the next two with Al…


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Steelers Versus Bengals I – Second Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Kion Wilson was back out with the defense to start the second half, but he would not see much time after the first drive. LaMarr Woodley showed great backside pursuit on a run going the opposite way after Jarvis Jones and Lawrence Timmons were blocked out of…


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Steelers Versus Bengals I – First Half Notes And Observations

By Matthew Marczi Isaac Redman pretty visibly got the worst of the action during a collision on the opening kickoff with undrafted rookie linebacker Jayson DiManche. The two both lowered their shoulders, and Redman appeared to get the business end of the shoulder to his head. Remember, Redman was playing…


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Defensive Rookies Taking Advantage Of Job Openings

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers have yet to get any production out of their young offensive draft picks this year. Yet they have a rookie starting at right outside linebacker, a rookie manning the slot corner position, and yet another rookie in a heavy rotation at inside linebacker that…


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Steelers Defense Allowed Some Serious YAC Against The Bengals

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau always preaches to his defense not to get beat deep and to tackle the catch quickly. While his defense only gave up one deep pass play Monday night to the Cincinnati Bengals, a 61 yard completion to tight end Tyler Eifert, the yards allowed…


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Steelers Dime Defense Did Its Job Against The Bengals

Due to the loss of inside linebacker Larry Foote for the season and the fact that the Cincinnati Bengals have a dangerous 12 personnel grouping consisting of two very talented pass catching tight ends, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense broke out their dime, or as they are calling it, the quarters…


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Steelers Versus Bengals Sack Break Down

By Alex Kozora Breaking down both sacks allowed by the Pittsburgh Steelers vs the Cincinnati Bengals Monday night. Both of these fairly simple but still worth pointing out as I break down each sack allowed throughout the regular season. 1. 2nd and 10, 12:02 1st. Shotgun, 11 (1 RB, 1…


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2013 NFL Week 2 TOX Stats

The second week of the 2013 NFL season is now in the books and as expected, the TOX stats corrected from their 10-0 start in Week 1. This week, the teams that had a plus two or better TOX stat finished 6-3 and that brings us a record of 16-3…


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Linebackers Williams And Wilson Both Had Their Moments Monday Night

Pittsburgh Steelers veteran inside linebacker Larry Foote was forced to watch the 20-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals Monday night on television as he continues to recover from surgery on his torn biceps, but he paid close attention to the play of his replacements, Vince Williams and Kion Wilson, just…


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David Todd: Quick Thoughts – Steelers Versus Bengals

By David Todd The Steelers lost their second game 20-10 to the Cincinnati Bengals Monday night at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati falling to 0-2 for the first time since 2002. In a script that closely resembled their season-opening loss to Tennessee, the Steelers took an early lead, this time…



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Steelers Offensive And Defensive Snap Counts From Week 2 – Bengals

Below are the snaps counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Surprisingly, the Steelers only played Will Johnson on seven snaps and Kelvin Beachum only saw two snaps as a second tight end. Markus Wheaton saw the field for just five plays but that will…


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Steelers Versus Bengals Winners And Losers – Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost 20-10 Monday night to the Cincinnati Bengals and below is my list of winners and losers from the game. Feel free to add your own in the comments below. Winners: Ike Taylor – Taylor gets the biggest gold star of them all for his play Monday…



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Steelers Offense Has Gone From ‘Dink-And-Dunk’ To ‘Chunk-And-Clunk’

Last year, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense was referred to as a “dink-and-dunk” one. Monday night in the 20-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, it was anything but that. In fact, you could probably call it a “chunk-and-clunk” one. Penalty plays included, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw 9 passes 20 or…





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Pittsburgh Steelers Versus Cincinnati Bengals – First Half Recap

By Matthew Marczi The Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Cincinnati to play the Bengals in a game in which both teams are seeking redemption for a tough opening week loss. The Steelers lost three players for the season due to injury, including center Maurkice Pouncey, who has been replaced with Fernando…