Monthly Archives: August 2011

View From 522: Steelers vs. Falcons

Since Gretz is a season-ticket holder, he’s going to take a look at the debauchery and insanity that takes place in the Heinz Field stands after every home game he attends.

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Salary Cap Hasn’t Really Dinged the Steelers

NFL dynasties were supposed to end with the arrival of free agency and the salary cap. Supposedly, teams would never be able to afford all the stars they’d need to keep a dynasty together, so instead we’d see a never-ending … Continue reading

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Chattin’ Thread for the Week of Aug. 29

Consider this a thread for chattin’. Off you go…

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #50: Falcons Recap — David Little

After watching the Falcons game, I think the Steelers offense might be okay this season. Maybe even a little better than that. Actually, this could be one of the most dangerous, well-balanced offenses in the league (I’m so excited by … Continue reading

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Antonio Brown Is Going to Give Defenses Fits This Season

I know we shouldn’t put too much into preseason numbers because, well, it’s the presason. But at some point, you also have to acknowledge that what Antonio Brown has accomplished in three weeks is the personification of Mike Tomlin’s “there’s … Continue reading

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The Injuries Are Piling Up

In the first half, Antonio Brown has once again made it pretty clear that we can no long appoint Manny Sanders as Hines Ward’s eventual replacement without acknowledging that Brown may have something to say about it. Brown caught a … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Offensive Line: So Many Injuries, So Few Options

When Jonathan Scott and Marcus Gilbert both suffered minor knee injuries in last week’s game against the Eagles, the Steelers looked around, apparently realized their lack of depth at tackle and decided to bring back veteran Trai Essex. It’s good … Continue reading

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Comparing Timmons Contract to Other Middle Linebackers

Following LaMarr Woodley’s contract extension earlier this summer a lot of us agreed that Lawrence Timmons, the player selected one round ahead of Woodley in 2007, should be the next player the Steelers target for a long-term deal. On Tuesday … Continue reading

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What, You Thought an Earthquake Would Stop the Steelers?

Hey, did you guys hear about the earthquake on Tuesday? Did you feel it? Did it render you completely useless for the following two hours like I was? Not if you’re the Pittsburgh Steelers. That’s why they’re champions, I guess. … Continue reading

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Steelers Extend Timmons For Six Years

No one should say the Steelers are cheap. A couple of weeks after working out a deal to keep LaMarr Woodley in Pittsburgh for six more years with a $61.5 million deal, Pittsburgh has re-upped Lawrence Timmons for five six … Continue reading

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