Steelers Will Face Challenges against Cincinnati

Posted: 23rd September 2009 by Vicki Farries in NFL
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Despite the loss to the Chicago Bears this past Sunday, the Steelers did make strides as they prepare for game three against division opponent Cincinnati Bengals. There is a glimmer of improvement in the running game 36 yards in 23 attempts; 1.8 yard per carry against the Titans, to 4.8 rushing yards on 22 carries against the Bears. The offensive line created more rushing opportunities for running backs Willie Parker and Rashard Mendenhall Parker rushed 47 yards on 14 attempts, Mendenhall 39 on 3 (2 attempts no gain). Four runs were of at least 12 yards and Mendenhall’s 39-yard run. The offensive line continues to improve in pass protection but gave up two sacks (two less than the week before) So with such improvements in the offense, why was there one rushing touchdown (Roethlisbe ...

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