Bring on the slop!

The Steelers are 8-3 and need a win to preserve their one-game lead in the AFC North Division. But the 4-7 Cincinnati Bengals need to win out if they have a chance of making the playoffs.

PITTSBURGH – The forecast calls for a near 100 percent chance of rain today – all day -- at Heinz Field, so the Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals realize what's in store.

"Bring on the slop," crowed guard Alan Faneca.

"Steelers weather, baby," said tackle Willie Colon.

The offensive line may enjoy the muck, but the stats don't reflect it. The Steelers have given up 16 sacks in their last three games, and those have been recorded by teams that rank 29th, 24th (tied), and 24th (tied) in sacks – even after playing the Steelers.

The Steelers have allowed 35 sacks this season. Only four other teams have allowed as many, and those teams – all NFC teams -- have a composite winning percentage of .318.

With the rival Bengals, the undefeated New England Patriots, and the contending Jacksonville Jaguars on the Steelers' horizon, the team will sink in their own muck if it can't straighten out its protection problems.

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said steps have been taken this week.

"Well, we talked," he said. "B.A. (offensive coordinator Bruce Arians) and I talked and I think you'll see some more pure dropbacks. I think we kind of get caught up sometime in using too much play-action, trying to go deep all the time because we've got such explosive playmakers. You can do that and we've got to be able to do that, but we also can drop back and just throw the ball and protect it and throw it and catch it."

It's agreed throughout the organization that the problem goes deeper than the offensive line. The running game has left the Steelers in too many third-and-long situations, Roethlisberger has held the ball too long, and the receivers haven't gotten open or read blitzes as well as they could.

The Bengals only have 18 sacks this season, but that means little to a line that could again be without left tackle Marvel Smith, the Steelers' most indispensable player the last few years.

Since Smith moved to left tackle in 2003, the Steelers are 6-12 in games he has either missed or in which he's left early in the first half with an injury. In that same time, the Steelers are 41-15 with Smith still in the game after 20 minutes.

The back spasms, according to Smith, are not career-limiting, and he believes he has a better than 25 percent chance of playing tonight. It'll be a game-time decision, he said. The Steelers held off the winless Miami Dolphins, 3-0, on Monday with Max Starks at left tackle. The Bengals, though, present greater problems on offense, particularly with running back Rudi Johnson and deep threat Chris Henry available. With those two back, the 4-7 Bengals have won two of their last three games.

"I don't think we did a good job stopping the run last time," nose tackle Casey Hampton said of the Steelers' 24-13 win in Cincinnati. "[Kenny Watson] had 88 yards rushing on us, so it's definitely going to be a challenge. With Rudi or Watson it really doesn't make a difference because they're both good backs."

The Steelers don't seem too worried about Henry, either, even though the 6-foot-4 bad boy has caught 16 passes for 377 yards (23.6 avg.) and three touchdowns in three regular-season games and a playoff series against the Steelers.

In his three games back since an eight-game league suspension, Henry has 15 catches for 221 yards (14.7) and a touchdown. He joins Chad Johnson and T.J. Houshmandzadeh to form a dangerous pass-catching trio for quarterback Carson Palmer.

"It would be a major concern if we didn't have the kind of DBs we have," said free safety Anthony Smith. "Other teams would be very fearful of those three, but the kind of schemes we have, and the type of players we have, it really don't matter. They could have five great receivers and we're still going to be out there playing hard."

With Troy Polamalu, Santonio Holmes and possibly Smith out of the lineup, the Steelers may need their best performance of the season, particularly with New England and Jacksonville on deck.

"It's a big game because it's a divisional game," said receiver Hines Ward. "We don't worry about what's down the road. We can't. We can't worry about it. In this day and age, anybody can get beat. Who's to say we can't win those games?

"Cincinnati has been playing good. They've got some weapons back on offense and they've had some success playing here at Heinz Field. We definitely want to end that streak and continue to win games in our division. We get the opportunity to play on prime time and what better way than to sweep Cincinnati at Heinz Field on Sunday night."

So, bring on the slop.


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\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nPITTSBURGH – The forecast calls for a near 100 percent chance of rain today – all day -- at Heinz Field, so the Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals realize what's in store.\r\n\r\n

\"Bring on the slop,\" crowed guard Alan Faneca.\r\n\r\n

\"Steelers weather, baby,\" said tackle Willie Colon.\r\n\r\n

The offensive line may enjoy the muck, but the stats don't reflect it. The Steelers have given up 16 sacks in their last three games, and those have been recorded by teams that rank 29th, 24th (tied), and 24th (tied) in sacks – even after playing the Steelers.\r\n\r\n

The Steelers have allowed 35 sacks this season. Only four other teams have allowed as many, and those teams – all NFC teams -- have a composite winning percentage of .318.\r\n\r\n

With the rival Bengals, the undefeated New England Patriots, and the contending Jacksonville Jaguars on the Steelers' horizon, the team will sink in their own muck if it can't straighten out its protection problems.\r\n\r\n

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said steps have been taken this week.\r\n\r\n

\"Well, we talked,\" he said. \"B.A. (offensive coordinator Bruce Arians) and I talked and I think you'll see some more pure dropbacks. I think we kind of get caught up sometime in using too much play-action, trying to go deep all the time because we've got such explosive playmakers. You can do that and we've got to be able to do that, but we also can drop back and just throw the ball and protect it and throw it and catch it.\"\r\n\r\n

It's agreed throughout the organization that the problem goes deeper than the offensive line. The running game has left the Steelers in too many third-and-long situations, Roethlisberger has held the ball too long, and the receivers haven't gotten open or read blitzes as well as they could.\r\n\r\n

The Bengals only have 18 sacks this season, but that means little to a line that could again be without left tackle Marvel Smith, the Steelers' most indispensable player the last few years.\r\n\r\n

Since Smith moved to left tackle in 2003, the Steelers are 6-12 in games he has either missed or in which he's left early in the first half with an injury. In that same time, the Steelers are 41-15 with Smith still in the game after 20 minutes.\r\n\r\n

The back spasms, according to Smith, are not career-limiting, and he believes he has a better than 25 percent chance of playing tonight. It'll be a game-time decision, he said.\r\n\r\nThe Steelers held off the winless Miami Dolphins, 3-0, on Monday with Max Starks at left tackle. The Bengals, though, present greater problems on offense, particularly with running back Rudi Johnson and deep threat Chris Henry available. With those two back, the 4-7 Bengals have won two of their last three games.\r\n\r\n

\"I don't think we did a good job stopping the run last time,\" nose tackle Casey Hampton said of the Steelers' 24-13 win in Cincinnati. \"[Kenny Watson] had 88 yards rushing on us, so it's definitely going to be a challenge. With Rudi or Watson it really doesn't make a difference because they're both good backs.\"\r\n\r\n

The Steelers don't seem too worried about Henry, either, even though the 6-foot-4 bad boy has caught 16 passes for 377 yards (23.6 avg.) and three touchdowns in three regular-season games and a playoff series against the Steelers.\r\n\r\n

In his three games back since an eight-game league suspension, Henry has 15 catches for 221 yards (14.7) and a touchdown. He joins Chad Johnson and T.J. Houshmandzadeh to form a dangerous pass-catching trio for quarterback Carson Palmer.\r\n\r\n

\"It would be a major concern if we didn't have the kind of DBs we have,\" said free safety Anthony Smith. \"Other teams would be very fearful of those three, but the kind of schemes we have, and the type of players we have, it really don't matter. They could have five great receivers and we're still going to be out there playing hard.\"\r\n\r\n

With Troy Polamalu, Santonio Holmes and possibly Smith out of the lineup, the Steelers may need their best performance of the season, particularly with New England and Jacksonville on deck.\r\n\r\n

\"It's a big game because it's a divisional game,\" said receiver Hines Ward. \"We don't worry about what's down the road. We can't. We can't worry about it. In this day and age, anybody can get beat. Who's to say we can't win those games?\r\n\r\n

\"Cincinnati has been playing good. They've got some weapons back on offense and they've had some success playing here at Heinz Field. We definitely want to end that streak and continue to win games in our division. We get the opportunity to play on prime time and what better way than to sweep Cincinnati at Heinz Field on Sunday night.\"\r\n\r\n

So, bring on the slop.\r\n\r\n ","mobileBody":" PITTSBURGH – The forecast calls for a near 100 percent chance of rain today – all day -- at Heinz Field, so the Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals realize what's in store.

\"Bring on the slop,\" crowed guard Alan Faneca.

\"Steelers weather, baby,\" said tackle Willie Colon.

The offensive line may enjoy the muck, but the stats don't reflect it. The Steelers have given up 16 sacks in their last three games, and those have been recorded by teams that rank 29th, 24th (tied), and 24th (tied) in sacks – even after playing the Steelers.

The Steelers have allowed 35 sacks this season. Only four other teams have allowed as many, and those teams – all NFC teams -- have a composite winning percentage of .318.

With the rival Bengals, the undefeated New England Patriots, and the contending Jacksonville Jaguars on the Steelers' horizon, the team will sink in their own muck if it can't straighten out its protection problems.

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said steps have been taken this week.

\"Well, we talked,\" he said. \"B.A. (offensive coordinator Bruce Arians) and I talked and I think you'll see some more pure dropbacks. I think we kind of get caught up sometime in using too much play-action, trying to go deep all the time because we've got such explosive playmakers. You can do that and we've got to be able to do that, but we also can drop back and just throw the ball and protect it and throw it and catch it.\"

It's agreed throughout the organization that the problem goes deeper than the offensive line. The running game has left the Steelers in too many third-and-long situations, Roethlisberger has held the ball too long, and the receivers haven't gotten open or read blitzes as well as they could.

The Bengals only have 18 sacks this season, but that means little to a line that could again be without left tackle Marvel Smith, the Steelers' most indispensable player the last few years.

Since Smith moved to left tackle in 2003, the Steelers are 6-12 in games he has either missed or in which he's left early in the first half with an injury. In that same time, the Steelers are 41-15 with Smith still in the game after 20 minutes.

The back spasms, according to Smith, are not career-limiting, and he believes he has a better than 25 percent chance of playing tonight. It'll be a game-time decision, he said. The Steelers held off the winless Miami Dolphins, 3-0, on Monday with Max Starks at left tackle. The Bengals, though, present greater problems on offense, particularly with running back Rudi Johnson and deep threat Chris Henry available. With those two back, the 4-7 Bengals have won two of their last three games.

\"I don't think we did a good job stopping the run last time,\" nose tackle Casey Hampton said of the Steelers' 24-13 win in Cincinnati. \"[Kenny Watson] had 88 yards rushing on us, so it's definitely going to be a challenge. With Rudi or Watson it really doesn't make a difference because they're both good backs.\"

The Steelers don't seem too worried about Henry, either, even though the 6-foot-4 bad boy has caught 16 passes for 377 yards (23.6 avg.) and three touchdowns in three regular-season games and a playoff series against the Steelers.

In his three games back since an eight-game league suspension, Henry has 15 catches for 221 yards (14.7) and a touchdown. He joins Chad Johnson and T.J. Houshmandzadeh to form a dangerous pass-catching trio for quarterback Carson Palmer.

\"It would be a major concern if we didn't have the kind of DBs we have,\" said free safety Anthony Smith. \"Other teams would be very fearful of those three, but the kind of schemes we have, and the type of players we have, it really don't matter. They could have five great receivers and we're still going to be out there playing hard.\"

With Troy Polamalu, Santonio Holmes and possibly Smith out of the lineup, the Steelers may need their best performance of the season, particularly with New England and Jacksonville on deck.

\"It's a big game because it's a divisional game,\" said receiver Hines Ward. \"We don't worry about what's down the road. We can't. We can't worry about it. In this day and age, anybody can get beat. Who's to say we can't win those games?

\"Cincinnati has been playing good. They've got some weapons back on offense and they've had some success playing here at Heinz Field. We definitely want to end that streak and continue to win games in our division. We get the opportunity to play on prime time and what better way than to sweep Cincinnati at Heinz Field on Sunday night.\"

So, bring on the slop. 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