We spend a good part of the podcast wondering what the end game is here, from the front office’s perspective, as well as possible replacement candidates (that segment of the show was much shorter since the best candidate is now sitting at home in York, PA waiting to join Steelers West in Arizona).
We also discuss the horrendous salary-cap situation, what that means for Aaron Smith, Big Snack, Potsie and Larry Foote on defense, and Chris Kemoeatu and Hines Ward on offense.
(As a side note, we agreed that Hines should probably retire. Excepting that — and Hines said he ain’t done playing — it might be cheaper to have him return at the veteran minimum instead of cutting him. It also means that the Steelers probably can’t afford Jerricho Cotchery. Of course, Ward could be valuable if Pittsburgh returns to their RUN-FIRST ROOTS.)
Oh, and we also rehash the Ravens loss last week because misery loves company.
Alright, let’s get to the chattin’…