Category Archives: 2010 steelers

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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Pete Prisco Calls Troy Polamalu NFL’s Most Overrated Player

Normally I wouldn’t care about columns like this, but because there’s absolutely nothing else NFL-related going on right now (hell, we’re analyzing arena football around here) it caught my attention. Pete Prisco, NFL writer for CBS, penned a column this … Continue reading

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Steelers Still Have To Worry About Kickoffs

As Gretz has pointed out, the NFL’s recent decision to move kickoffs back to the 35-yard line should help the life expectancy of Steelers’ fans. Less kickoff returns equals less heartburn when opposing teams take those kickoffs to the house. … Continue reading

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Jonathan Baldwin, Tall Receivers and the Steelers

We’ve spent some time over the past couple of days, particularly on our most recent podcast, talking about the (unlikely) possibility of the Steelers using their first-round draft pick on Pitt wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin. The topic was sparked by … Continue reading

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Where the NFL’s Starting Offensive Linemen Were Drafted

Most mock drafts have the Steelers selecting an offensive lineman or a cornerback with their first pick, mainly because those are the two positions that are viewed as their biggest needs. The offensive line has been a talking point for … Continue reading

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Steelers Defense: Who Makes the Splash Plays? And Should We Care?

Mike Tomlin and the Steelers are always talking about splash plays. Otherwise known as big plays. Plays that not only change games, but also win games. On defense that can be anything from interceptions, to forced fumbles, to tackles in … Continue reading

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Bruce Arians Is Back: How Do You Grade His Performance In 2010?

In news that is more than a little anticlimactic when compared to last year’s reports that he would be fired, only to end being retained, Bruce Arians will return for another season as Steelers offensive coordinator. Outside of starting quarterbacks … Continue reading

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More Willie Colon, Flozell Adams and Right Tackle News

The NFL and the Players Association are still fighting over which side gets the largest chunk of a pie filled with billions of dollars, and it’s just about ready to bring the NFL offseason to a complete stop. That said, … Continue reading

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SL Discussion Thread for Week of Feb. 28

This is your thread to talk about … well, whatever you want.

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LaMarr Woodley Gets the Franchise Tag

In what has been expected for some time now, the Steelers placed the franchise tag on LaMarr Woodley on Friday — via Jason La Canfora on the Tweet machine — in what is most likely just a temporary move until … Continue reading

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