Monthly Archives: May 2011

Why the Steelers Should Let Somebody Else Worry About Plaxico Burress

Over the weekend Ron Cook of the Post-Gazette made his argument for why the Steelers should at least look into bringing back wide receiver Plaxico Burress. In short: He would make the 2011 Steelers a stronger team, give them a … Continue reading

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SL Discussion Thread for Week of May 31

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

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A Look at the Super Bowl Dominance of Lynn Swann and John Stallworth

Hall of Famers Lynn Swann and John Stallworth never put up huge receiving numbers throughout their careers with the Steelers, making them perhaps the most controversial of Pittsburgh’s Canton contingent. The argument in their favor always revolved around their contributions … Continue reading

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Deebo Preemptively Calls Out NFL on New Rule

There may be no football on the horizon, but the league has been busy little beavers when it comes to protecting the players it has currently locked out. Yesterday, NFL vice president Adolpho Birch (seriously, you can’t make this stuff … Continue reading

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Hines Ward Is Your Dancing With the Stars Champion

Hines Ward wrapped up his Dancing With the Stars appearance on Tuesday night and came away as the king of celebrities-turned-dancers, winning the competition by edging out Kirstie Alley. I’ll repeat that one more time, just because I find it … Continue reading

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SL Discussion Thread for Week of May 23

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

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Steelers Lounge Chats With Baron Batch

It’s not often that a seventh-round pick generates a lot of interest on draft day, but the Steelers selection of Baron Batch last month proved to be a rather large exception. Almost immediately Steelers fans (us included) found themselves intrigued … Continue reading

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Roger Goodell Speaks With Steelers Fans

I don’t have the expertise of the Lounge Legal Department when it comes to this lockout nonsense, and I’m not going to pretend that I do. But, since my family has held Steelers season tickets since the opening of Heinz … Continue reading

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It’s Better to Dump a Player a Year Too Early

If you’re a baseball fan, or if you happened to watch ESPN for more than a minute in the past five days, you’ve likely been bludgeoned with the sledgehammer that is the Jorge Posada-New York Yankees soap opera. For those … Continue reading

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How Court Rulings May Affect Free Agents: Offense

I will gladly defer to Jeremy of the Lounge Legal Department to explain what I contend was a flawed decision by the Eighth Circuit. Regardless, that decision likely greatly increased the chance of cornerback Ike Taylor re-signing with the Steelers … Continue reading

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