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Chiefs have concerns heading into bye week
- October 04, 2016

Fitzpatrick's four touchdowns to 10 interceptions this year set the stage for the Steelers to employ the game plan from Sunday night: Mix and match blitz looks, rely on defensive ends Cam Heyward and Stephon Tuitt to wreck havoc, then let the back seven do the rest. (more...)
Roethlisberger has 5 TD passes to lead Steelers over Chiefs, 43-14
- October 04, 2016

First and foremost, he was Le'Veon Bell, the suspended guy, not Le'Veon Bell, the injured guy. As if on schedule, a defense that had repeatedly missed tackles and assignments against Philadelphia came up with multiple sacks (four) and turnovers (two) against Kansas City while pitching the Steelers' first first-half shutout since December 29, 2013 against Cleveland. (more...)
Bell quickly returns to form as Steelers thrash Chiefs
- October 03, 2016

The total bet for Sunday Night Football is to take the UNDER of 48 in the game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs . This didn't produce direct results early, but it helped loosened up the middle of the field for Antonio Brown and Darrius Heyward-Bey on deep balls for scores. (more...)
Eagles head into the bye week 3-0 Eagles head into the bye week 3-0
- October 03, 2016

It would be stupid to not assume they weren't going to do the same thing. He was part of a defensive front that allowed the Steelers a paltry 29 yards rushing. That's a 103.8 National Football League passer rating. In eight starts since 2015, the 13th-year veteran has now thrown just eight touchdowns to 11 interceptions while guiding the Steelers to a 4-4 record . (more...)
Roethlisberger has 5 TD passes, Steelers thump Chiefs 43-14
- October 03, 2016

We didn't reinvent the wheel schematically". Hill escaped two defenders for a 10-yard scoring pass. "That's our mentality on offense, that's who I am, we're going to gun-sling it and not be afraid to take shots", Roethlisberger said. Jamaal Charles came back for Kansas City . They have limited teams to an average of 225 passing yards per game and have allowed just 2 passing TDs compared the 8 interceptions they have forced. (more...)
Kansas City Chiefs Face the Pittsburgh Steelers
- October 03, 2016

In order to come out of this game 3-1, both teams will need to find ways to pressure the quarterback, and force turnovers. In the most recent loss at Philadelphia, the Steelers scored just a field goal in the game. He's only expected to play 10-15 snaps, with Spencer Ware remaining the featured back. The Chiefs, for the record, are expecting a nasty, physical team. (more...)
Doug Pederson: Carson Wentz prepares like Peyton Manning Doug Pederson: Carson Wentz prepares like Peyton Manning
- October 03, 2016

It's hard to tell exactly where the Eagles will be several months from now, but it's not insane to assume they'll be preparing for some postseason football. Wentz and the offense clicked early and often, as the Eagles looked like a completely changed team from their disappointing 2015 unit. Philadelphia added another 125 yards rushing to finish with 426 in total offense. (more...)
Eagles rout Steelers to go to 3-0 Eagles rout Steelers to go to 3-0
- October 03, 2016

It's a good thing the Eagles are off this week. Add that to a defense playing to the strengths of its personnel (not to mention an outfit with fresher legs), a special teams unit that hasn't substantially changed at all and a team that doesn't turn the ball over at all or make the stupid mistakes it did the previous season and you have a victor. (more...)
Steelers bounce back in a big way, rout the Chiefs
- October 03, 2016

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce added a compensatory score as time elapsed but the Chiefs will wonder what happened to the defensive performance that held the Jets to three points last week. And it was 22-0 before the end of the first quarter, Roethlisberger again combining with Brown, this time a 38 yard pass after Britton Colquitt muffed the punt to gift Pittsburgh great field possession once more. (more...)
Chiefs' Jamaal Charles (knee) active for Week 4 against Steelers
- October 03, 2016

Pittsburgh destroyed Kansas City, 43-14, bouncing back from last week's 34-3 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. With two such well matched teams, this game should be one hell of an entertaining ride, and it has the plumb 8:30PM EST Sunday Night Football slot October 2 and We've got it for you right here on live stream! They defeated the New York Jets 24-3 in a dominant victory. (more...)
Chiefs RB Charles returns from knee injury vs. Steelers
- October 03, 2016

Williams will be making his 14th career start. Charles hasn't played since injuring the knee in Week 5 of the 2015 season. Despite those changes, the Steelers remain confident. For a player such as Finney, however, it's a dream come true. He left the game early with an ankle injury and has been declared out. "My brother still wears a Chiefs jersey". (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers must switch game plan to beat Kansas City Chiefs
- October 03, 2016

In the National Football League, the primetime game of the week on Sunday Night Football is the Kansas City Chiefs against the Pittsburgh Steelers . "Despite being listed as questionable (knee), Chiefs' RB Jamaal Charles will make 2016 season debut Sunday night in Pitt, per source ", Schefter tweets. (more...)
Chiefs vs. Steelers: Score, Stats & Highlights
- October 03, 2016

The interior of the Steelers' field-goal unit seemed a bit susceptible to penetration vs. Bengals in Week 2, and they had a kick blocked last week against the Eagles. Ware is averaging 67.3 yards per game and 4.9 yards per attempt. He'll team up with quarterback Alex Smith , who is having a productive start to the season but can be the team's Achilles heel if the offense gets out of its rhythm. (more...)
Wentz, Eagles remain unbeaten, shredding the Steelers
- October 03, 2016

Maybe outplaying the Browns' Robert Griffin III and the Bears' Jay Cutler was no big deal. The NFC East-leading Eagles (3-0) have scored on their first possession in every game this season, and on Sunday they kicked a field goal to cap their first drive after they blocked a Steelers' attempt. (more...)
Steelers look to regain footing vs. aggressive Chiefs
- October 02, 2016

Bell will be utilized in the screen game as well. This two-headed attack will be looking to have even better success versus a Chiefs rushing defense that is average. While Charles was out last season, Smith was forced to rely on other options and spread the ball around more, resulting in a more dynamic offense overall. (more...)
Eyes light up for Chiefs defense when they see red (zone) Eyes light up for Chiefs defense when they see red (zone)
- October 02, 2016

Will Pittsburgh put both running backs on the field together? According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Steelers are 5-point home favorites versus the Chiefs while the over/under now sits at 47.5 points. He' a smart player. This will do two things for the Chiefs; allow the receivers to get favorable one on one match ups, and allow holes for big runs. (more...)
Steelers welcome Bell back as hawkish Chiefs visit
- October 02, 2016

Referee: Ronald Torbert Competence factor: Torbert's crew this year is averaging 13 penalties assessed per game for 101 yards. Peters already has four interceptions this season, giving him 12 in 19 career games. By the way, the National Football League record for fewest sacks in a season is 11 by your 1982 Baltimore Colts. Charcandrick West , who gives the team a lighter, quicker complement to Ware's bulldozing style, gained 634 yards last season and is also a key component of the ... (more...)
Chiefs' Jamaal Charles questionable for game at Steelers Chiefs' Jamaal Charles questionable for game at Steelers
- October 02, 2016

Playing alongside Mike Mitchell helps, but once the game starts they'll largely have their sides of the field to themselves. His role in Kansas City's crowded tailback rotation is not clear yet. Brown has mostly thrived in one-on-one matchups with other star cornerbacks around the league. "Football Night in America", the most-watched weekly studio show in sports, is hosted by Bob Costas, who reports on-site from Heinz Field, and Dan Patrick, who will host from NBC Sports Group's ... (more...)
Bengals vs Steelers Final Scores and Results: Big Ben prevails
- October 02, 2016

With all of that, however, the National Football League chose to allow Morelli and his band to work Pittsburgh-Cincinnati, a seething rivalry game that last January produced a combined 18 penalties for a combined 221 yards and had CBS announcers Jim Nantz and Phil Simms attempting to outduel one another searching for pejoratives to describe what they were witnessing. (more...)
Doug Pederson: The sky's the limit for Carson Wentz
- October 02, 2016

REALISTIC REACTION: He had one TD and three picks in his first two games at home. Roethlisberger, another big man from a not-so-big school, was 13-0 his first season.What if Wentz never plays like a rookie? However, they were buried by said punt, and the Dolphins took advantage of a short field and scored when they got the ball back. (more...)