Wild Card Recap: Steelers Win Bloodbath

 Posted by at 9:40 am  AFC North, Antonio Brown, Big Ben, Circle of Hate, NFL Playoffs, Recaps, Running Backs, Ryan Shazier  Comments Off on Wild Card Recap: Steelers Win Bloodbath
Jan 102016
 

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The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 18-16 in an absolute bloodbath on Wild Card weekend. What for three quarters was a dull and frankly pretty forgettable playoff game will be remembered for a long time because of what happened in the fourth quarter. In the meantime, the Steelers-Bengals rivalry looks to have eclipsed Steelers-Ravens when it comes to straight out hatred. Continue reading »

Week 2 Recap: Always Bet On Black (And Gold)

 Posted by at 5:27 am  Big Ben, DeAngelo Williams, Keith Butler, Linebackers, Mike Tomlin, Recaps, Ryan Shazier  Comments Off on Week 2 Recap: Always Bet On Black (And Gold)
Sep 212015
 

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Boy, that was fun.

The Pittsburgh Steelers notched their first win of the season by obliterating the San Francisco 49ers 43-18. Yes, there’s still a lot of football left to be played in 2015. And, yes, the Niners were at a pretty big disadvantage having to travel across country on a short week while their opponent had ten days to prepare. Those things given, it’s hard to be anything less than impressed with the Black and Gold’s showing yesterday.

A thorough recap would be impossible because pretty much everybody on our side played a great game. Ben Roethlisberger was as close to perfection as you can get, going 21-27 for 369 yards and three TDs. Antonio Brown caught 9 of them for 195 and a TD. DeAngelo Williams – Le’Veon who? – in his final start for the foreseeable rushed for 77 yards and 3 TDs. Darrius Heyward-Bey and Markus Wheaton had productive games, each catching one long bomb (41 and 48 yards, respectively) to set up a scoring drive. Continue reading »