Monthly Archives: April 2011

Lounge Legal Dept.: Sorting Through the Latest Labor News

Hey, everybody. Ryan here to introduce a new feature: the Lounge Legal Dept. That’s right, we now have our own in-house lawyer. Actually, Jeremy Clark, an attorney and a Steelers fan, has offered up his lawyerin’ skills to help the … Continue reading

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2011 Steelers Draft: Strong Start, Still Plenty to Do

It may have not been in the order that most projected, but the Steelers addressed their three primary needs in this draft through two days. They took the best player available left on their board in the first round in … Continue reading

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There’s Your Cornerback: Curtis Brown to the Steelers

Breathe easy, Pittsburgh, your thirst for a cornerback in the 2011 draft has been satisfied (I’m guessing) with the selection of Curtis Brown from the University of Texas in the third round. Brown had been talked about as a possibility … Continue reading

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On the Clock: Steelers’ Third-Round Projection

Needs at This Spot: CB, CB, CB Most Likely Possibilities (With 92 off the Board and Steelers Picking at No. 95): CB Curtis Brown, Texas; ILB Quan Sturdivant, North Carolina; RB Taiwan Jones, Eastern Washington; OL Clint Boling, Georgia; CB … Continue reading

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330 lbs of Marcus Gilbert Is Coming to Pittsburgh

Heading into this weekend’s draft almost all of the talk around the Pittsburgh Steelers was centered on Florida Gators guard/center Mike Pouncey. The connection was obvious: He’s the twin brother of last year’s first-round pick, Maurkice Pouncey, so naturally, everybody … Continue reading

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On the Clock: Steelers’ Second-Round Projection

Needs at This Spot: CB, OL Most Likely Possibilities (With 60 off the Board and Steelers Picking at No. 63): CB Johnny Patrick, Louisville; OL Clint Boling, Georgia; CB Curtis Brown, Texas; WR Randall Cobb, Kentucky; OT Marcus Gilbert, Florida; … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge 2011 NFL Draft Discussion Thread, Day 2

Use this thread to talk about and keep up with  – you guessed it — the 2011 NFL Draft. If you missed it, read through the first-round discussion thread here, and be sure to check out the first-round live chat … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #44.1: 1st-Round Recap — Frank Pollard

Hey, hey, hey, it’s a Steelers Lounge podcast: We Got Cam Heyward Edition. Because we had nothing better to do in the wee hours Friday morning than to recap watching a bunch of guys in suits talking for four hours. … Continue reading

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Steelers Right to Take Heyward, Must Go CB in Round 2

The Steelers desperately need upgrades at No. 2 and No. 3 cornerback even if veteran free agent Ike Taylor is re-signed. As usual, however, the Steelers made the correct call in selecting Ohio State defensive end Cameron Heyward with the 31st … Continue reading

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On the Clock: Steelers’ First-Round Projection

Needs at This Spot: CB, OL, DE Most Likely Possibilities (With 29 off the Board): CB/FS Aaron Williams, Texas; DE Muhammad Wilkerson, Temple; OT Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State; DE Cameron Heyward, Ohio State; Trade-down in to Second Round; CB Brandon … Continue reading

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