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Steelers Rally, Beat Bengals In Ugly Game

Tonight’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals had major playoff implications for both teams, and while it was a close game that went down to the wire, dirty plays and injuries once again took to the forefront in front of a national audience.

After falling behind by 17 points, the Steelers rallied in the second half to win 23-20.

Before the game could barely begin, the Steelers were dealt a major blow as Ryan Shazier went down with what appeared to be a serious injury.  There was no further word on the extent of the injury, but he was carted off the field and taken to a local hospital.

The Steelers got off to a sluggish start tonight on both sides of the ball and the Bengals took advantage of it.  A 35 yard field goal by Randy Bullock gave the Bengals an early 3-...

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Steelers Top Bengals 29-14

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back at Heinz Field today to host their division rival, the Cincinnati Bengals.  This has been a hard-hitting series over the past couple of years, and most felt that is how it would be today.  These teams would go back and forth throughout the first half until Pittsburgh kicked two field goals prior to halftime.  They would add to that lead during the second half on their way to their fifth victory of the season.

Pittsburgh would take the opening drive down the field and cap it off with a seven-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger to Antonio Brown.  Brown would have one of his least productive days of the year with four catches for 65 yards.  Cincinnati would answer when Andy Dalton connected with a six-yard touchdown pass to tie the game at seven.

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Bell, Steelers Beat Chiefs 19-13

Coming off one of the more disappointing performances in recent memory, the Pittsburgh Steelers hit the field on Sunday for their toughest opponent of the season thus far.  The Kansas City Chiefs entered play with a perfect 5-0 record, and the Steelers were looking to rebound off an embarrassing loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars last week.

On Sunday, the Steelers got back to what makes them potentially one of the best teams in the NFL, utilizing the run to set up play action, and they outlasted a late Chiefs comeback to hold on for a 19-13 victory.

Le’Veon Bell dominated this game, just as he did in the Steelers’ playoff victory at Arrowhead Stadium last year.  Bell rushed for 179 yards on 32 carries and one touchdown.  Ben Roethlisberger, while still not as sharp as we are accustome...

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Steelers Use Late Comeback To Tame Bengals

It is late December and for many NFL teams their seasons are on the line.  The Pittsburgh Steelers came into today holding on to the AFC North Divison lead with three division games on the schedule.  Up first was a road contest with the Cincinnati Bengals.  These two teams have a history of hard fought games that borderline on cheap shots.  While today did not feature anything dirty, it was your typical division game that was contested until the end.

Cincinnati struck first with a 23 yard field goal from Randy Bullock, which was then answered by Chris Boswell who booted a 45 yard field to tie the game at three.  A one yard touchdown run by Andy Dalton as time expired to end the first quarter gave the Bengals a 10-3 lead.

The second quarter saw Cincinnati jump out to a two touchdown le...

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Steelers Grind Out 24-16 Victory Over Bengals

After last years AFC Wild Card game, there was a lot of talk about how the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals would respond when they met in week two of the 2016 season.  Overall it was a clean game, but it still had that AFC North division feel.  Pittsburgh took an early lead today and managed to hold on for the rest of the game for a second straight win.

Ben Roethlisberger was not at his best today, but he did have a hand in all three Steelers touchdowns.  His first of the day came in the first quarter on a twenty yard pass to Xavier Grimble.  The Bengals then settled for a twenty-five yard field goal by Mike Nugent prior to the quarter ending.  The second quarter would see each team settle for field goals.  Chris Boswell would boot a forty-nine yard kick, and Nugent would ...

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Steelers Open Season With 38-16 Victory

Tonight marked the opening of the 2016-17 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  After a difficult loss to the Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos in last year’s playoffs, the Steelers, and their fans, were ready to get back to work on what hopes to be a long and successful season.  Tonight, the Ben Roethlisberger and the offense took over this game, tallying up the points on their way to a 38-16 victory over the Washington Redskins.

After a relatively slow, sloppy start in the first quarter, the offense hit their stride and never looked back.  Roethlisberger went 27-27 for 300 yards and three touchdowns, while Antonio Brown collected eight catches for 126 yards and two touchdowns.  Eli Rogers had a very successful debut for the Steelers, collecting six catches for 59 yards and a touchd...

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Steelers Beat Bengals In Wild, Ugly Game

Entering tonight’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals, we all knew that this would be an intense matchup between these two divisional rivals.  In what was a wild, crazy, and sometimes very ugly matchup, the Steelers jumped out an early lead, gave it up late, and scored again late to win this game, 18-16.

If you’re a fan of offense, you certainly weren’t very fond of the first half.  Both offenses treaded lightly against the opposing defenses, neither wanting to make that crucial early mistake.

After a scoreless first quarter, the Steelers got on the board in the second.  A pair of Chris Boswell field goals of 39 and 30 yards gave them a 6-0 advantage heading into the locker room at halftime.

Boswell added a 34 yard field goal in the third quarter, and Ben ...

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Steelers Cruise Past Colts 45-10

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently in a log jam for two Wild Card positions in the AFC.  With five games remaining, three against their division and two against division leaders, Pittsburgh needs to start putting complete games together if they hope to return to the post season.  That journey began tonight against the Indianapolis Colts.

Turnovers, which cost the Steelers dearly last week against the Seattle Seahawks, dominated the first three posessions of the game.  Pittsburgh would fumble the opening kickoff, the Colts would give the ball back, and the Steelers returned the favor with another fumble.  Luckily for Pittsburgh those two early turnovers would lead to only a 3-0 deficit.

The Steelers tied the game with a field goal, before intercepting Matt Hasselbeck for the second t...

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