Category Archives: Cool Stuff

Explaining the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2012 Salary-Cap Quandary (Part 1)

Note 1: This is the first installment of a five-part series on the Steelers’ 2012 salary cap challenges that will appear daily this week on Steelers Lounge. The initial article below provides a basic synopsis of the Steelers’ complicated salary-cap … Continue reading

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Video: Dick LeBeau Tackles Haywood Jeffires

Since the Steelers are playing Houston this upcoming Sunday this seems like as good a time as any to post this completely random video of a 1989 Bengals-Oilers game. Why? Because Bengals defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau, who looks the same … Continue reading

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Projecting the Steelers’ 53-Man Roster and Other Goodies (V 3.0 – UPDATED)

While their training-camp roster is nowhere near as deep across the board as last year, the Steelers still have outstanding overall depth in 2011, and thus its coaching staff and front office will face difficult decisions this weekend in deciding … Continue reading

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Projecting the Steelers’ 53-Man Roster and Other Goodies (V 2.0)

There have only been two preseason games, but much has transpired since my initial 2011 Steelers’ roster projections were posted two weeks ago. The Steelers arguably now have the deepest receiving corps in the NFL after adding sure-handed veteran Jericho … 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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Here Is Your Chance to be in The Dark Knight Rises

Maybe you’ve heard, but The Dark Knight Rises is being filmed in Pittsburgh, and you have a chance to make an appearance in the movie. The production team is looking to fill a stadium on Saturday, August 6, and it … Continue reading

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The Steelers are the 7th Best Franchise In Sports, Says ESPN Magazine

For the ninth year in a row ESPN The Magazine is compiling its ultimate franchise ranking, which takes every team in the four major North American sports and ranks them based on a number of categories including ownership, bang for … Continue reading

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Would You Buy a New Ford from James Harrison?

If you knew what was good for you, you would. Here’s the Steelers outside linebacker appearing in a couple of Pittsburgh area Shults Ford commercials. Presented without additional comment…

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Steelers Lounge Chats With Baron Batch

It’s not often that a seventh-round pick generates a lot of interest on draft day, but the Steelers selection of Baron Batch last month proved to be a rather large exception. Almost immediately Steelers fans (us included) found themselves intrigued … Continue reading

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2011 Steelers Draft: Strong Start, Still Plenty to Do

It may have not been in the order that most projected, but the Steelers addressed their three primary needs in this draft through two days. They took the best player available left on their board in the first round in … Continue reading

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