Monthly Archives: August 2011

Redskins 16, Steelers 7: The Antonio Brown Show!

Can you believe the NFL gets people to pay full price for these games? It’s amazing. We were able to get our first look at the 2011 Steelers on Friday night, and they dropped their preseason opener by a 16-7 … Continue reading

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Game Thread: Preseason, Week 1 — Redskins

Use this thread to talk about — you guessed it — Friday’s preseason game. I’ll have a recap up shortly after the festivities conclude. As always, here’s to hoping no one gets injured and the o-line and secondary magically fix … Continue reading

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Steelers Sign Jerricho Cotchery

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter the Steelers have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery. We knew this was a possibility since he spent some time in Latrobe over the weekend, and when we talked … Continue reading

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Baron Batch Out For Season With Torn ACL

Baron Batch, the Steelers seventh-round pick this season, has been one of the stars of training camp and, from the time he was drafted, a player that we’ve been pulling for to make the team. His story is fascinating, and … Continue reading

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Extend Timmons Now, Worry About Troy Later

Troy Polamalu, perhaps the best safety of this generation, is in the last year of a four-year, $30 million contract he signed before the 2007 season. Lawrence Timmons, the Steelers’ first-round pick in ’07, has a year left on a … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #47: Juan vs. Troy — Mel Blount

We’re more than a week into training camp, there’s a new CBA, and everybody’s now eligible to practice. The problem, of course, is that injuries have plenty of guys hobbled, particularly those who could most use the reps. Like, say, … Continue reading

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Steelers’ Left Tackle Needs Aren’t Filled Yet

Max Starks and Flozell Adams have been sent packing and Jonathan Scott is the Steelers’ new starting left tackle. It’s understandable that a lot of fans are nervous about the idea of Scott protecting Ben Roethlisberger’s blind side for 16 … Continue reading

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Projecting the Steelers’ 53-Man Roster and Other Goodies (V 1.0)

This initial projection assumes that the Steelers do not sign any other free agents and do not lose any players to season-ending injuries. Obviously the projected 53-man roster could change if key players were lost for significant time. Moreover, the … Continue reading

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Steelers’ Roster Moves May be Complete, Despite Glaring Need At Tackle

It appears that after a frantic period of transactions, the Steelers’ 2011 training camp-roster is nearly set, although Pittsburgh could still bring in a veteran wide receiver due to injuries to three of their projected top six players at that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ones Who Hit the Hardest

When “The Ones Who Hit the Hardest” came out last year in hardback, it was on my must-read list, but somehow I never got around to actually checking it out. The book, written by ESPN editor Chad Millman and Shawn … Continue reading

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