Steelers vs. Bengals: News and updates leading into Week 2

Jones on Harrison: 'He's a beast'

Jones sees Harrison as "a beast" with great lower body strength. Harrison, not surprisingly, hasn't seen Jones play at all.

Steelers vs. Bengals: Offense, not defense to lead

For years the Steelers' defense has faced criticism for not creating turnovers, allegedly not finishing games, and mistakes. Jerricho Cotchery know it's the offense that will have to improve to win games.

5 Burning Questions on the Steelers

Where do the Steelers go from here? What can Mike Tomlin do? Do we take another step back vs. the Bengals? Answer these and other Burning Questions left in the way of the Steelers torturing at the Titan's hands.

Steelers secondary includes Thomas at cornerback

Cincinnati has one of the better passing offenses in the NFL. Using multiple cornerbacks, including Shamarko Thomas, may be an effective strategy to try to slow down the Bengals' vertical attack.

Jones expecting to start vs. Bengals

Jones could be the first rookie to start for the Steelers under defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau since Chris Hoke replaced Casey Hampton in 2004.

Which Bengals player do you want on the Steelers?

Cincinnati has an overabundance of talent on their team, two players in particular.

Beachum can't get the start over Velasco

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was probably just giving himself some insurance with the media when he said "as of now," Kelvin Beachum would start. His main focus has to be preparing an experienced center to handle Cincinnati's Anti-Heaven Front Seven.

From insurance adjuster to starting linebacker

Steelers LB Kion Wilson won't deliver signals in his first NFL start Monday against the Bengals, but the Steelers will look to move a few players around to cover up Wilson against the high-powered Bengals offense.

Jones, Worilds co-starters

Jason Worilds will likely be the first player on the field when the Steelers take on the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 2, but Steelers coach Mike Tomlin doesn't necessarily see Worilds as being ahead of Jones.

Tomlin mum on return of Heath Miller in Week 2

Whether Heath Miller ends up playing Monday against the Bengals or not, the Steelers will need considerably better blocking from its tight ends if they wish to contain a certain former Steelers linebacker.

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