Category Archives: Free Agency

How Court Rulings May Affect Free Agents: Offense

I will gladly defer to Jeremy of the Lounge Legal Department to explain what I contend was a flawed decision by the Eighth Circuit. Regardless, that decision likely greatly increased the chance of cornerback Ike Taylor re-signing with the Steelers … Continue reading

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Great News: Ike Wants to Stay

A few nuggets worth pointing out from this KDKA interview with Ike Taylor, the man that holds the key to the Steelers’ 2011 Super Bowl hopes and dreams. “For sure I would love to retire as a Steeler,” Taylor told … Continue reading

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Never Write in Absolutes, Especially on Willie Colon

Long-time and respected Steelers’ reporter Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette blogged that there is no chance whatsoever that Willie Colon will move to guard because “he does not run well enough to play the position.” First, people should never … Continue reading

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Lifting Lockout Good for Players, Football; Could Hurt Steelers in 2011

With the ongoing NFL labor strife and free-agency uncertainty, this may be the toughest draft to forecast ever, particularly since there is no top-tier player at a need position that most Steelers fans hope is available with the No. 31 … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #40: It’s the Offseason, Part IIII — Myron Bell

We start the podcast talking about Pitt wideout Jonathan Baldwin and why on Earth the Steelers would take him with the 31st overall pick. Where did we get such an idea? Bleacher Report, of course! We all agree that Baldwin … Continue reading

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Steelers Should Have Franchised Taylor, Not Woodley

In previous offseasons, the Steelers’ decision to place their franchise tag on 26-year-old, star outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley would have been a no-brainer. After all, a young stud in his prime who tends to play his best in the postseason … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #39: It’s the Offseason, Part III — Willie Parker

After a week off, we’re is back. That’s right, people, it’s another Steelers Lounge offseason podcast. We recorded this Thursday morning but waited a day to post it since Adam and Ted had already published some stuff on the site. … Continue reading

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Steelers Post-Combine, Pre-Lockout/CBA Draft Musings and Mini-Mock

The NFL combine is complete, but we still have no resolution on if there will be a lockout and how the labor situation affects potential Steelers’ free agents. Before discussing the draft, one thing is obvious: The Steelers have a … 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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Steelers Lounge Podcast #38: It’s the Offseason, Part II — Sidney Thornton

Another offseason podcast and still no new labor deal. I’ll be honest: not really surprised. Whatever, we trudge on because, well, you people demand it. JJ and I talk about the latest Willie Colon news, including what the offensive line … Continue reading

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