Monthly Archives: May 2011

2011 Steelers Draft Class: By the Numbers

We don’t yet have football but when we do, the seven newest members of the Steelers will already have their numbers. Wex tweeted the word out earlier this week, and because I have nothing better to do, I took a … Continue reading

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Captain Pantload Watch: John Harris Can’t Quit Ike

The usual disclaimer: apologies to Fire Joe Morgan for hacky-ing up what they did so well. If the NFL labor issues had been resolved last year — like Ike’s contract should have been (see what I did there?) — I … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #45.1: Doug Farrar Recaps the NFL Draft

Now that the draft is in the rear view it seemed like the perfect time to get Doug Farrar of Football Outsiders and’s Shutdown Corner back on the horn to review how things played out. Naturally, we discuss the … Continue reading

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Goin’ Deep: Cameron Heyward

Reader EasyLikeSundayMorning sent this comment along Tuesday night: “A suggestion for a post: a listing of the best articles, videos, scouting reports, etc. for each of our draft picks. I’m lazy and I assume I’m not the only one.” If … Continue reading

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Mendenhall Should Make His Twitter Account Private

That didn’t take long. Less than 24 hours after Rashard Mendenhall tweets incomprehensibly about Osama bin Laden, there are, predictably, calls for the Steelers to cut him. I didn’t see the tweet until this morning, after reader Israel asked via Twitter … Continue reading

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The Browns Are Cute

This is innocuous, for sure, but I have to bring it up because when I first read it over the weekend I was immediately taken back to a simpler time, before social media, when newspapers mattered, and Osama bin Laden … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #45: Chris Fuamatu-Ma’afala

The 2011 NFL Draft is in the books and this is the podcast where we talk about it. For a team picking at the bottom of every round, the Steelers made Friday through Saturday pretty exciting. (By the way, you … Continue reading

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A Look at What the AFC North Did On Draft Weekend

We already know what the Steelers did during the 2011 NFL Draft, but what about the teams they’re competing with in the AFC North? Here’s a quick look…

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SL Post-Draft Discussion Thread for Week of May 1

This is your thread to talk the draft, free agency, labor issues — anything but William and Kate. First, thanks to everyone for hanging with us through the weekend. The first-round live chat was a huge success. Also, to paraphrase … Continue reading

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