Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ike Says Mike Is Frustrated

Somewhere, I’m on record as saying that I don’t care if Mike Wallace sits comfortably on his couch this summer because he wants more money. My only issue with that strategy is that unlike previous offseasons, the Steelers have a … Continue reading

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Steelers Officially Have FB, Running Game to Follow, Right? Right!

I think it’s sweet, all this talk about the return of the fullback to the Steelers’ offense, and even the mention of getting reacquainted with the running game. But let’s not all hop into the way-back machine at once because … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Steelers’ 2012 NFL Draft, Expert-Stye

Our good buddy Doug Farrar of Shutdown Corner has a weekly podcast with NFL Films’ Greg Cosell. In the latest episode, they recount the AFC North draft haul and because I know many of you are among the laziest people … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast: Andy Benoit Talks Steelers, Willie Colon, Todd Haley

I’ve wanted to have Andy Benoit on the podcast for a while now and finally got him on the horn Wednesday night. Andy’s the founder of, and he’s written for the New York Times, (his weekly Film Room … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast: Talking Todd Haley

After hearing Ben’s comments last week about Todd Haley’s offense, and how it’s slightly more complex than internet schoolin’, I figured it made sense to talk to people who had actually watched Haley’s offense closely in recent years. So I … Continue reading

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Chattin’ Thread for the Month of May

For the slowest time of year, it’s the monthly chattin’ thread.

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Big Ben Says Haley’s Offense ‘All About the No-Huddle’

Despite my initial reservations, I’ve come around on Todd Haley, OC, even if he seems to lack basic people-person skills. But this is football; yelling, screaming, cursing and stomping aren’t out of the ordinary unless you’re Tony Dungy. A potentially … Continue reading

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Steelers Almost Traded Up With Jets to Get DeCastro

JJ brought it up on our draft preview podcast, Ted mentioned it midway through the first round, and according to NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora, the Steelers were this close to trading up to grab Stanford guard David DeCastro, the … Continue reading

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Ridiculously Early 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Projected Roster and Other Goodies (V 1.0)

It is a week from the end of the three-day NFL Draft, which most experts believe saw the Steelers tally one of their better hauls in recent memory. Moreover, thanks to some unbelievable, bust-your-tail reporting by Steelers Depot,┬ánames of the … Continue reading

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Let’s Predict the 2012 Starting Lineups!

We talked about it on the last podcast, and Gerry Dulac mentioned it earlier this week: it’s reasonable to assume that David DeCastro will be a starter from Day 1. (The only issue is whether it’ll be at right or … Continue reading

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