Monthly Archives: February 2011

Managing Expectations for a Mike and Maurkice Reunion

On our last podcast Gretz brought up something that crossed all of our minds at some point last season: what if the Steelers drafted Brother of Maurkice this April? It would lead to an avalanche of inevitable, “Hey, they’re TWINS!” … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #37: It’s the Offseason — Carnell Lake

It’s the first Steelers Lounge podcast of the offseason and we’re ignoring the impending labor strife because, well, denial is a big part of helping us get through the day. Anyway, we kick things off by talking about my post … Continue reading

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Lockout Would Be Awful, Could Aid 2011 Steelers

The NFL is currently the most popular sports league in U.S. history, coming off a record-breaking season in revenues and an epic Super Bowl between two storied franchises that was viewed by an estimated 111 million Americans. ¬†Yet a possible … Continue reading

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Bigger Need for the Steelers: Cornerback or O-Line?

“Draft an offensive lineman!” That has been the Steelers fans’ springtime rallying cry for the last decade or so. And after the 2010 season, it hasn’t changed. Unlike year’s past, though, Pittsburgh had the makings of an above-average unit for … Continue reading

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SL Discussion Thread for Week of Feb. 14

Your thread to talk about … whatever you want.

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SB Weekend Got Off to Bad Start With HOF Voting

As Ryan already noted, it was no shock that Jerome Bettis was not selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame last Saturday in his first year of eligibility. What was a little surprising was that fellow tailback Curtis Martin … Continue reading

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Alternate Reality: What if the Steelers Drafted Bradford?

It’s been almost a year since Milledgeville happened. At the time, most of us had heard enough about Off-Field Ben to know that it was probably time for the Steelers to move on. A two-time Super Bowl winner, Roethlisberger had … Continue reading

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Site News, Updates, Whatnot…

Did I get your attention? Okay, here’s the deal: you folks made some requests for offseason improvements and I had a little time yesterday to tinker.

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Working Through the Logistics of an 18-Game Schedule

Reader Israel has offered to do the heavy lifting and work through the possible details of an 18-game season. Yes, we know, virtually nobody wants it, but that doesn’t mean it won’t happen. Might as well be prepared just in … Continue reading

Posted in Offseason | 6 Comments

What Should the Steelers Do With Aaron Smith?

Aaron Smith has played 156 games over 12 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers since being selected in the fourth-round of the 1999 draft. He’s been a workhorse in their 3-4 defense and a vital cog in a system that requires … Continue reading

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