Category Archives: Offseason

Steelers Lounge Podcast #44.1: 1st-Round Recap — Frank Pollard

Hey, hey, hey, it’s a Steelers Lounge podcast: We Got Cam Heyward Edition. Because we had nothing better to do in the wee hours Friday morning than to recap watching a bunch of guys in suits talking for four hours. … Continue reading

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Day Before the First Round Draft Notebook

Desperately Seeking Cornerback Help But Not Reaching Put simply: The Steelers must bolster their cornerback corps for 2011 and beyond in this draft. But are either Texas’s Aaron Williams or Miami’s Brandon Harris worthy of the 31st overall pick? No, … 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 2011 NFL Draft Discussion Thread

Use this thread to talk about and keep up with  – you guessed it — the 2011 NFL Draft… Ted will be posting for three straight days, prior to, during, and after each Steelers selection. Because that’s how he rolls.

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #44: It’s the Offseason, Part VIII — Najeh Davenport

It’s almost here, folks. The NFL Draft is on the clock and this is our last podcast until, well, Thursday night when we recap the first round and preview the rest of the draft weekend. That’s right, we’re going wall-to-wall … Continue reading

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Under-the-Radar Diamonds in the Rough…

…and any other draft-related cliches you can think of At this point, two days out from the draft, we pretty much know what to expect. The Steelers have primary needs along the offensive line and in the secondary, and there’s … Continue reading

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Odds & Ends: Draft Week, Ike Taylor…

Random junk that didn’t fit neatly anywhere else… Killing You Softly, via the NFL Draft. Hey, it’s Draft Week. And to celebrate, we’ll be rolling out posts, podcasts and live chats in the coming days (as well as Ted breaking … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #43.1: Doug Farrar Talks NFL Draft

Hey peeps, it’s a very special Steelers Lounge podcast. I talked to Doug Farrar of FootballOutsiders.com and Yahoo.com’s Shutdown Corner Friday about — you guessed it — next week’s draft. I described Doug in a previous podcast as the blogger’s … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #43: It’s the Offseason, Part VII — Troy Polamalu

Hey, the draft’s in a week. And I still have no idea who the Steelers will take 31st overall or, hell, who I think they should take. Depending on the day, it’s either cornerback or offensive tackle (today: cornerback). But … Continue reading

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Fantasy Island Mock Draftin’: What if Steelers Had Pats’ First Six Picks?

Here’s something I didn’t know until the other day: the Patriots have six of the first 92 picks in the NFL Draft. That fact had somehow escaped me, although given Bill Belichick’s penchant for wheelin’ and dealin’, it’s not at … Continue reading

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