Monthly Archives: October 2010

Analyzing the Steelers O-Line: Browns, Week 6

Five weeks into the 2010 season, the Steelers offensive line has been better than expected. Flozell Adams looked like a decrepit old man during the preseason, but once the regular season started, he quickly turned into a solid right tackle. … Continue reading

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The Roethlisberger Count: Two Sacks Saved So Far

Over the last several years, there has been plenty of debate as to how many sacks Ben Roethlisberger takes because of his tendency to hold the ball, and how many he saves by his ability to shrug off tacklers. Instead … Continue reading

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Countdown to NFL’s Top 100 Players Continues…3 Steelers Left?

I love the NFL Network. It has helped complete my life more than any potential wife ever could unless I meet one who starts complaining about what a fascist Roger Goodell is on our first date without my prompting. The … 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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Lawrence Timmons Is Your Defensive Player of the Week

Here’s some good news for a Steelers linebacker: Lawrence Timmons was named the AFC’s defensive player of the week for his 11 tackle, two sack, one interception performance against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, making him the second Steeler to … Continue reading

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NFL Unveils Plan to Teach Defenders Proper Technique

I ranted, raved and arm-waved yesterday about all the double-talk coming from the NFL concerning player safety. Eighteen hours later and I’m over it. I’m now channeling my energies into truly noble endeavors: childish Photoshop hack jobs. (Added bonus: YouTubes … 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 the NFL Deals With Controversial Hits

I don’t want to see players injured (just like James Harrison!), and I realize the long-term effects of head injuries are real. If the NFL thinks it knows how to change that, more power to them. My problem, however, is … Continue reading

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James Harrison, Dirty Hits, the Media, Roger Goodell and NFL Safety

Things I learned this week: football is violent. I also learned that people, in general, are dumb. The media-generated backlash from a weekend full of helmet-to-helmet hits has had basically the same effect Karl Rove’s media machine had on unsuspecting … Continue reading

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Mike Tomlin Press Conference Notes: Steelers-Dolphins

The Steelers head to Miami Sunday for the first of three road games. As is customary, Mike Tomlin held his weekly press conference. Here are the paraphrased highlights:

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