Monthly Archives: March 2011

On the Lockout and PR Battle

Even before the lockout started the NFL Players Association was putting on the full court press when it came to trying to win the PR battle. Whether it be inviting fans and media types (us included!) to events like the … Continue reading

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Where the NFL’s Starting Cornerbacks Were Drafted

On Monday we looked at every starting offensive linemen during the 2010 season and where they were selected in the draft. On Tuesday, we’re going to take a similar look at what is seen as the other biggest need heading … Continue reading

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Where the NFL’s Starting Offensive Linemen Were Drafted

Most mock drafts have the Steelers selecting an offensive lineman or a cornerback with their first pick, mainly because those are the two positions that are viewed as their biggest needs. The offensive line has been a talking point for … Continue reading

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Grading the Pittsburgh Power Experience

Because it may be the only football we see played in 2011 due to the now ongoing NFL Lockout, I decided to check out the first Pittsburgh Power game on Friday night. Well, because of that, and also because I … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #39: It’s the Offseason, Part III — Willie Parker

After a week off, we’re is back. That’s right, people, it’s another Steelers Lounge offseason podcast. We recorded this Thursday morning but waited a day to post it since Adam and Ted had already published some stuff on the site. … Continue reading

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Steelers Post-Combine, Pre-Lockout/CBA Draft Musings and Mini-Mock

The NFL combine is complete, but we still have no resolution on if there will be a lockout and how the labor situation affects potential Steelers’ free agents. Before discussing the draft, one thing is obvious: The Steelers have a … Continue reading

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Steelers Defense: Who Makes the Splash Plays? And Should We Care?

Mike Tomlin and the Steelers are always talking about splash plays. Otherwise known as big plays. Plays that not only change games, but also win games. On defense that can be anything from interceptions, to forced fumbles, to tackles in … Continue reading

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Mike Wallace and the NFL’s Top Wide Receivers

ESPN.com is spending the offseason compiling player power rankings and on Tuesday the top wide receivers were examined. Topping the list is Houston’s Andre Johnson (no argument on this end), followed closely by Larry Fitzgerald and Roddy White. No Steelers receiver … Continue reading

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Steelers Ain’t Bad at Moving Up (and Down) Draft Board

I remain conflicted about who the Steelers should draft in the first round. This is not unusual. I do have it narrowed down to defensive back or offensive lineman, undoubtedly because those are the two positions where Pittsburgh annually needs … Continue reading

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Cornerbacks, Time Machines and the Draft

Because I can’t help myself, a little Draft Day Time Machine: Cornerbacks Edition. In case you missed it, I did a comprehensive review of the offensive line last fall. Usual rules apply here (basically: only players available after the Steelers’ … Continue reading

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