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Dean Blandino Rules Punters as ‘Defenseless Players’ During Punt Returns; Cites Recent Hit on Kevin Huber
December 20th, 2013 at 4:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** The tackle Pittsburgh Steeler Terrence Garvin dealt on Cincinnati Bengal’s punter, Kevin Huber, was one of the most vicious hits in recent memory. Immediately following the play many believed the hit to be dirty, even illegal, as it was apparent that the helmet of Garvin made direct contact with...

Pittsburgh Steelers Keep Their Playoff Hopes Alive by Defeating the Cincinnati Bengals in AFC North Action
December 15th, 2013 at 11:59 PM
For all the talk that the team was not about to rollover and play for 2014, the Pittsburgh Steelers came out Sunday and backed it up. After a furious start, the Steelers held on to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 30-20 in AFC North action. In the process they kept their...

Pittsburgh Steelers Look to Bounce Back Against the Cincinnati Bengals
December 14th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
It is crazy what another sub-par week in the NFL will cause. As we sit on the eve of the Pittsburgh Steelers first meaningless contest of 2013 against the Cincinnati Bengals, the team still faces many unanswered questions. The biggest being, with their playoff hope dashed, why are they not looking at...

Pittsburgh Steelers Inactive List for Their Week 2 Tilt Against the Cincinnati Bengals
September 16th, 2013 at 8:40 PM
With the kick-off between the Pittsburgh Steelers (0-1) and Cincinnati Bengals (0-1) on Monday Night Football inching closer, the inactive lists for both teams have been released. For the Steelers, there are not many surprises, as the team will again be down three potential starters. For the Bengals, the were...

Pittsburgh Steelers Vs Cincinnati Bengals are Set to Cap Off an Exciting Week 2
September 15th, 2013 at 9:14 PM
It is crazy what one sub par week in the NFL will cause. As we sit on the eve of the Week 2 finale, the Pittsburgh Steelers (0-1) head into Cincinnati to face the Cincinnati Bengals (0-1) on Monday Night Football complete with more questions than answers at this point...

Re-Signing Jonathan Dwyer was a Perfect Move for Both the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Player
September 12th, 2013 at 11:07 PM
During the off-season, Steelers 101 put forth the idea that Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dwyer were playing for more than playing time during the preseason and we were right. On the final cut down, the Steelers decided to part ways with Dwyer after an up-and-down string of games. When this...

Kelvin Beachum and Kion Wilson are Likely to Start for the Pittsbugh Steelers in Week 2
September 10th, 2013 at 10:50 PM
Head coach Mike Tomlin spoke to the media today without many surprises. He announced that Kelvin Beachum, who did an admirable job at center considering he practiced as an extra tight end all week with taking a rep at center, would start in place of Maurkice Pouncey. While also stating...

Cincinnati Bengals Select Notre Dame Tight End Tyler Eifert in the First Round of the 2013 NFL Draft
April 25th, 2013 at 10:48 PM
The third AFC North team to make a selection in the 2013 NFL Draft was the Cincinnati Bengals. With the 21stselection in this process, the Bengals selected Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert.***PHOTO1***Eifert is rated as the top tight end by many draft services and at 6-5, 250-pounds, has the...

Former Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker James Harrison Inks a Two-Year Contract with the Cincinnati Bengals
April 19th, 2013 at 9:18 PM
For a week, rumors have been floating around that former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison was going to sign a contract with the Cincinnati Bengals. Today, that rumor became reality. In the process, it means Harrison will get two primetime shots against his former team.***PHOTO1***According to NFL.com, Harrison and...

NFL Draft 2013 – Wide Receiver Prospect Tavon Austin – West Virginia
February 11th, 2013 at 9:50 PM
As the days continue to fly by here in February, it is becoming clear that wide receiver Mike Wallace has indeed played his last down for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The latest rumors have division rivals Cleveland or Cincinnati battling over his services. Both franchises have a tremendous amount of salary...

Cincinnati Bengals Lead the Pittsburgh Steelers 10-7 at Halftime
December 23rd, 2012 at 2:36 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals are at halftime of this critical AFC North match-up. The Bengals are leading the Steelers 10-7 in this regular season playoff game.***PHOTO1***This emotional and physical match-up saw a defense step up and tally the first score of the ballgame. Cornerback Leon Hall stepped in...

Pittsburgh Steelers Inactive List for Their Critcal AFC North Battle
December 23rd, 2012 at 12:15 PM
As kickoff time approaches on the anniversary of one of the most fabled days in Pittsburgh Steelers history, the 40thAnniversary of the famed Immaculate Reception, the Steelers playoff push has already began. Now fans know who will go into battle as they take on the Cincinnati Bengals.***PHOTO1***One player who is...

Pittsburgh Steelers Receive Some Good News at the Cornerback Position
December 21st, 2012 at 10:59 PM
As many fans head off into their holiday break from work, the Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing to fight for their playoff lives. Their first must-win game comes Sunday in their critical AFC North match-up against the Cincinnati Bengals.***PHOTO1***Of course, this game is sort of déjà vu for the Steelers who...

Pittsburgh Steelers Still Have Questions in the Secondary as They Prepare for the Cincinnati Bengals
December 20th, 2012 at 9:45 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for the biggest game of their season against the Cincinnati Bengals. For all intensive purposes, their playoffs start this week and sadly, they are still not 100 percent healthy.***PHOTO1***With cornerback Ike Taylor out, the Steelers hope to have both Keenan Lewis and Cortez Allen back...

Pittsburgh Steelers Receive Good News and a Scare Thursday at Practice
October 18th, 2012 at 10:36 PM
Just when the Pittsburgh Steelers finally received some good news along the injury front, the team received a scare when their franchise quarterback had to leave practice early after rolling his ankle. To make things worse, it is the same ankle he damaged in 2011.***PHOTO1***Of course, this is Ben Roethlisberger...

2012 AFC North Running Back Breakdown and Preview
July 13th, 2012 at 3:11 AM
If fantasy football ruled the world all we would be talking about are quarterbacks and running backs, so let’s pretend just for a minute that it does. The AFC North has its share of talent at both positions, last month we ranked and broke down the talented group quarterbacks that...

2012 AFC North Team Defense Breakdown and Preview
June 29th, 2012 at 1:52 AM
When you think about the AFC North, the first thing that comes to mind has to be defense. AFC North and defense are like Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long they just fit together and are fun to watch. From the Steel Curtain of the 1970sTeam all the way to current Ball So Hard...

2012 AFC North Wide Receiver Breakdown and Preview
June 19th, 2012 at 10:09 PM
The AFC North is a division that has been known for their defenses over the years, but they do have some good offensive weapons amongst them. Last week we ranked the top four starting quarterbacks in the division; this time around, it is time to breakdown the wide receivers in...

2012 AFC North Quarterback Breakdown and Preview
June 15th, 2012 at 10:37 PM
Now that mini-camp is over, the Pittsburgh Steelers are off until they report to training camp at St. Vincent in Latrobe on July 25, 2012. While our focus will constantly be on the Steelers, it is time to do an early preseason positional breakdown of the AFC North as a...

Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Linebacker Brandon Johnson and Long Snapper Matt Katula
June 13th, 2012 at 9:09 PM
Pittsburgh Steelers mini-camp continued today, again without Mike Wallace who is not endearing himself to neither fans nor ownership with his holdout in protest of the RFA tender he was extended. While Coach Mike Tomlin and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger expect Wallace to sign his offer sheet and report sooner rather...