AFC Wild Card Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals

The NFL Playoffs continues on Saturday night with an AFC Wild Card matchup between the 6th seeded Pittsburgh Steelers and the 3rd seeded Cincinnati Bengals. The ITP editors have put together our coverage of these two teams from the 2015 regular season.

Tommy Jaggi of All22BreakDown joined the ITP staff for a Q&A about the Steelers’ matchup with the New England Patriots.

Andy Dalton won’t be playing in Saturday’s game, but A.J. Green is still a dangerous weapon. Mark Schofield breaks down a touchdown pass between the two in an early-season game against the Baltimore Ravens.

The Pittsburgh defense is stout against the run, but Schofield shows how the defense can be attacked utilizing bend and bang reads.

Dave Archibald previewed the Bengals’ game against the Buffalo Bills to show how the Cincinnati offense operates.

The Kansas City Chiefs were able to put together a crucial touchdown drive against the Steelers, and Schofield breaks it down.

One of Ben Roethlisberger’s favorite targets is tight end Heath Miller, and here you can find the different ways that the Steelers use the Pro Bowl TE.

Brian Filipiak shows how the Bengals use the versatile Mohamed Sanu in this reverse for a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns.

Special teams guru Chuck Zodda shows how Cedric Peerman is a wrecking ball in kickoff coverage for the Bengals.

The Arizona Cardinals offense was able to take advantage of the Bengals’ defense on a big throw from Carson Palmer in Week 11.

Offensive coordinator Hue Jackson’s gameplans are one of the main reasons why the Bengals remain competitive despite starting backup quarterback A.J. McCarron.

Former NFL scout Dan Hatman broke down Pittsburgh’s matchup with the Seattle Seahawks in Week 12.

Tyler Eifert has shown that no matter who is the quarterback, he will succeed at getting open and making plays.

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