Category Archives: Offensive Line

Analyzing the Offensive Line: A Bad Week for Chris Scott But Don’t Give Up On Him Yet

Welcome back for another year of in-depth looks at the Steelers’ offensive line. As I do most years, I’m looking at tweaking how I do the line breakdowns, but for now, I’m going to focus much more on the players … Continue reading

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Steelers’ Left Tackle Needs Aren’t Filled Yet

Max Starks and Flozell Adams have been sent packing and Jonathan Scott is the Steelers’ new starting left tackle. It’s understandable that a lot of fans are nervous about the idea of Scott protecting Ben Roethlisberger’s blind side for 16 … Continue reading

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Steelers’ Roster Moves May be Complete, Despite Glaring Need At Tackle

It appears that after a frantic period of transactions, the Steelers’ 2011 training camp-roster is nearly set, although Pittsburgh could still bring in a veteran wide receiver due to injuries to three of their projected top six players at that … Continue reading

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2010 Steelers Offensive Line Grades

With training camp starting up, here’s a review of how the Steelers’ offensive lineman did in 2010. It’s all pulled from the weekly offensive line reviews during the season. Sorry, but thanks to Christmas, there is no writeup of the … Continue reading

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Offensive Line Isn’t a Steelers Priority

There understandably is a lot of head scratching among Steelers fans in the past 24 hours. On Thursday night, Max Starks was cut and Jonathan Scott and Willie Colon were signed. On Friday morning, Flozell Adams was jettisoned as well. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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330 lbs of Marcus Gilbert Is Coming to Pittsburgh

Heading into this weekend’s draft almost all of the talk around the Pittsburgh Steelers was centered on Florida Gators guard/center Mike Pouncey. The connection was obvious: He’s the twin brother of last year’s first-round pick, Maurkice Pouncey, so naturally, everybody … Continue reading

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2011 Steelers Final Mock Draft: Versions 6a-d

Version 6A: (Staying put at the Steelers’ seven original picks with no trades; addressing primary needs first, while mixing in the best-player-available philosophy) 1.    CB/FS Aaron Williams, 6-0, 205, Texas: This goes against the Steelers’ successful recent history of drafting … Continue reading

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