Category Archives: Offseason

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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Steelers Lounge Podcast #42: It’s the Offseason, Part VI — Dick Hoak

We’re back for another podcast and, yes, we’re still talking hypothetical predraft scenarios! (For the love of all that’s holy, please, NFL and the outfit formerly known as the players union, get a deal done. The monotony is killing me.) … Continue reading

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John Steigerwald Hastens the Return of Captain Pantload Watch!

This is like shooting fish in a barrel, I know, but sometimes you can’t just sit idly by while stupidity runs rampant. The internet has numbed us to a lot of the idiocy, and in general, my first reaction is … Continue reading

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Damn You, Tom Brady

I heard about Tom Brady crying before I actually saw it. Kornheiser and Wilbon talked about it on PTI Monday, and I figured it would be one more opportunity to clown the Patriots’ metrosexual quarterback, who ultimately gets the last … Continue reading

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Steelers Pre-Draft Player Visits: A Brief History

Reader ELSM mentioned in the comments a few weeks ago that he would like to see a list of all the players to visit the Steelers in the weeks leading up to the draft, as well as some background on … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #41: It’s the Offseason, Part V — Lee Flowers

Not a lot going on but we fired up the podcast anyway because we’re professionals (professionals who don’t get paid but, well, moving on…). Anyway, it’s Episode 41, which can only mean one thing: our favorite Lee Flowers moment. We … Continue reading

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Rashard, FWP and the Curse of 370

Despite newspapers perpetually slashing budgets, I’m pretty sure Ed Bouchette hasn’t yet been relegated to writing his own headlines. Whatever, this was atop his Sunday piece about Rashard Mendenhall’s heavy workload: “On the Steelers: Mendenhall Destined for Same Fate as … Continue reading

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Never-Before-Seen Steelers Trading Cards*

Last month, Gretz worked up a post on early ’90s Steelers trading cards. I never collected football cards so all I can add to the conversation are a couple ridiculous Photoshops of current Steelers. And before you ask, yes, I … Continue reading

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Kickoffs May Not Be As Big a Problem for Steelers in 2011

If you’re tired of watching Steelers kickers fail to reach the end zone on kickoffs and then helplessly watch as they allow a return out to the 40-yard line, I have some good news for you. The NFL approved a … Continue reading

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