Monthly Archives: March 2011

New Steelers Draft Math: Don’t Take a Guard*

I saw this on Rotoworld yesterday: “The Kansas City Star suggests that the Chiefs may be looking to move LT Branden Albert to right tackle or guard.” JJ and I have talked on the last few podcasts about how, in … Continue reading

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Watch Hines Ward’s Dancing With the Stars Debut

If I were putting together a list of topics that I figured I’d never be writing about on this site, a post about Dancing With The Stars would be somewhere near the top. Thanks to Hines Ward, well … here … Continue reading

Posted in Offseason, Random Junk, Wide Recievers | Tagged | 3 Comments

Redefining ‘Steeler Football’: Is It All About the Passing Game?

I remember watching Kevin Colbert on a local Pittsburgh talk show a few years back (I’m pretty sure it was Sportsbeat) being asked his opinion on the most important statistic in football. His response: yards per pass attempt. He then … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Quarterbacks, Steelers History | Tagged , | 13 Comments

SL Discussion Thread for Week of March 21

This is your thread to talk about … well, whatever you want.

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2011 Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Draft Version 4a, 4b and 4c

Here are some possible Steeler mocks I did for fun. Players may or may not be available at the spots where I have them being selected. However, I looked at rankings from nine different draft services, so none of these … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 mock draft, Draft, Front Office, Offensive Line | 6 Comments

Jonathan Baldwin, Tall Receivers and the Steelers

We’ve spent some time over the past couple of days, particularly on our most recent podcast, talking about the (unlikely) possibility of the Steelers using their first-round draft pick on Pitt wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin. The topic was sparked by … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 steelers, Wide Recievers | Tagged | 10 Comments

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Draft Value Board

Although projecting trade-ups and trade-downs are fun for fans, historically the Steelers are not a squad that maneuvers much during the draft. As such, the draft-value board below is simply a list of players I like who address team needs. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 mock draft, Cool Stuff, Defensive Line, Front Office, Offensive Line, Offseason | 8 Comments

Steelers Lounge Podcast #40: It’s the Offseason, Part IIII — Myron Bell

We start the podcast talking about Pitt wideout Jonathan Baldwin and why on Earth the Steelers would take him with the 31st overall pick. Where did we get such an idea? Bleacher Report, of course! We all agree that Baldwin … Continue reading

Posted in Draft, Free Agency, Offseason, Podcast | 5 Comments

Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Draft Round Up

Leading up to April’s draft we’ll take an occasional look around the web and update you on a list of mock drafts and which players people have going to the Steelers. This is the first such update. We’re searching the … Continue reading

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Steelers Should Have Franchised Taylor, Not Woodley

In previous offseasons, the Steelers’ decision to place their franchise tag on 26-year-old, star outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley would have been a no-brainer. After all, a young stud in his prime who tends to play his best in the postseason … Continue reading

Posted in Free Agency, Front Office, Pass Rush | 18 Comments