Monthly Archives: September 2011

Analyzing the O-Line: Not As Bad As You May Believe

You almost didn’t find an offensive line analysis on the Lounge this week. Who really wanted to watch that Ravens game a second time, or a third? If you get food poisoning from a bad burrito on Sunday, you don’t … Continue reading

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New Steelers-Related Content On Football Outsiders

I’m happy to say that Football Outsiders has picked up my sack project for the 2011 season. The initial article has gone up today, and I wanted to link it here because I discuss Ben Roethlisberger’s tendency to hold onto … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #53: Seahawks Preview — Brian Hinkle

Wait, what’s that? The season isn’t over? Weird. With the Ravens game  in the rearview we’re all about getting on with the rest of our lives. Which means that the Seahawks are next on the schedule and that’s the only … Continue reading

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Destroyed by Ravens and Colon Out for the Year; What Options Do Steelers Now Have on O-Line?

It was difficult to fathom the Steelers would not use the offseason to improve an offensive line that ranked as the worst in the NFL last season per Pro Football Focus. But after some very questionable moves, Pittsburgh entered 2011 … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #52: Ravens Recap — Mike Webster

Mike Webster certainly deserves a better fate than this, and the Steelers now have 16 weeks to make it up to him. Hello, downtrodden Steelers fans, it’s another Steelers Lounge Podcast. In this episode we’re tasked with finding the silver … Continue reading

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Ravens 35: Steelers 7: It Felt Like More

I’ll just start by saying this: I can’t remember the last time I watched a Steelers team get dominated like that. The Steelers-Ravens series has been close in recent years, but it has had its share of blowouts. There was … Continue reading

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Chattin’ Thread for Week of Sept. 12 (a.k.a: Post-Ravens Beatdown Thread)

Consider this your thread for reliving the magic of Sunday’s thrashing… Perhaps I was a tad optimistic with the Ravens game thread. Carry on…

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2011 NFL Projected Team-by-Team Records and Playoffs Picks

Last fall I followed the projections of most NFL experts in picking my beloved Steelers to finish 9-7 and miss the playoffs, while picking the evil Cowboys to win the Super Bowl in their own lavish stadium. Nostradamus, evidently I … Continue reading

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Mike Tomlin Wants You to Keep Talking About the Steelers Age

Maybe you’ve heard, but there is a belief out there that the Steelers defense is getting up there in age (and at certain positions, they are … but they also have some young depth behind them as well, particularly on … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #51: Falcons Recap — James Farrior

The Steelers are down to 53, and while the faces may change in the coming days and weeks, the number will stay the same until next offseason. Because this is a podcast about the Steelers (and for this episode Star … Continue reading

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