Monthly Archives: September 2010

Steelers Lounge Podcast #4: Steelers-Buccaneers Preview

That’s right, people, it’s another podcast. This time we preview the Buccaneers game. Well, that was the plan, anyway. In addition to talking about Sunday’s matchup, we also discuss the Pittsburgh-Tampa Bay get-togethers from the 2001-2002 seasons, Lee Flowers and … Continue reading

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There’s a Good Chance Steelers Will Go After Cody Grimm All Day

When the NFL schedule came out last spring, I gave it a quick once-over, doing what every fan does: going from one game to the next and making a mental note of wins and losses. At the time, I penciled … Continue reading

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Behind Door No. 4: Charlie Batch, Everybody!

Another week without Ben Roethlisberger is another week of metaphorical Russian Roulette with a Steelers offense still searching for an identity. Usually, if Pittsburgh was two games into the regular season and had managed one measly offensive touchdown, a bunch … Continue reading

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Steelers Abandon Dime Defense to Keep Timmons on the Field

Historically, Steelers’ defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau has used three different personnel groupings for his usually successful defense. Most commonly employed is his base 3-4-4 defense, where the starting outside linebackers and safety Troy Polamalu offer great maneuverability amongst current players. … Continue reading

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Morning Links (and Daily Thread)…

A quick daily look at what’s happening around Steelers Nation. And consider this your open thread for discussing the days events and, well, anything else that comes to mind about the Black and Gold.

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James Harrison Is Your AFC Defensive Player of the Week

The AFC Defensive Player of the Week could have gone to any number of Steelers, including Lawrence Timmons and Troy Polamalu (or, hell, the entire unit), but James Harrison officially received the honor after wreaking havoc on Vince Young and … Continue reading

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Morning Links (and Daily Thread)…

A quick daily look at what’s happening around Steelers Nation. And consider this your open thread for discussing the days events and, well, anything else that comes to mind about the Black and Gold.

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How Important Is 3-0 For Steelers?

Chris Mack over at ESPN Radio 1250 has posted a very useful statistic. In the history of the franchise, no Steelers team that has started 3-0 has ever failed to make the playoffs. That makes this weekend’s Bucs’ game even … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Titans, Week 2

It may not have been their best performance, but the Steelers offensive line deserves some credit for surviving Sunday’s Titans’ game. Pittsburgh began the game without left tackle Max Starks. Then Flozell Adams started melting in the heat, forcing Tony … Continue reading

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Steelers Will Not Sign a Third QB This Week

The undefeated Steelers (2-0) enter this week’s road game at undefeated and surprising Tampa Bay (2-0) with a precarious situation at quarterback. The debate among many fans centered on if Pittsburgh needed to add another body at quarterback to be … Continue reading

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