Category Archives: Postseason

2011 NFL Projected Team-by-Team Records and Playoffs Picks

Last fall I followed the projections of most NFL experts in picking my beloved Steelers to finish 9-7 and miss the playoffs, while picking the evil Cowboys to win the Super Bowl in their own lavish stadium. Nostradamus, evidently I … Continue reading

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Are You There CBs? It’s Me Ryan

I don’t want to make too big a deal about this because, well, we’re one game into the preseason, and guys have been practicing a grand total of two weeks after no OTAs or minicamps. It shouldn’t be a surprise … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #36: Steelers-Packers Recap — Jerome Bettis

It’s never fun recapping a loss but JJ’s known for two things: his zealotry towards offensive line analysis and his undying optimism. The former is great, obviously, but the latter sure comes in handy today. I’ll be honest: we ramble … Continue reading

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Turnovers Seal the Deal: Packers Beat Steelers

There are no moral victories. Not for a team making their third Super Bowl appearance in six seasons. The Steelers, able to overcome a shaky first half and two turnovers in the AFC Divisional game against the Ravens, couldn’t do … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Game Thread: Steelers vs. Packers

This seems like the perfect time to summon all the Mike Tomlin-isms I can muster. Feel free to add your favorites in the comments.

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More Steelers-Packers Previewin’: JJ at FanHouse

JJ has been a busy little beaver over at FanHouse this week, and understandably so: the Steelers are in the Super Bowl. We’ll hit the highlights here (and update this post as JJ’s work goes up there)…

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #35.1: Steelers-Packers Preview With Bruce Ciskie

Everything is bigger this week: the state (thanks, Texas!), the stadium (thanks, Jerry’s toupee!), more press conferences, more dumb questions from reporters who don’t regularly cover football (and almost as many from those who do), more … well, everything. Which … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #35: Steelers-Packers Preview — John Henry Johnson

It’s Super Bowl Week, which means the same vapid storylines day after day, Media Day absurdities, and very little analysis. So, naturally, we spend the first 10 minutes of the podcast bemoaning the spectacle this week has become before JJ … Continue reading

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Rationalizing Rodgers, Random Limas, Plax, and Tommy

It’s Super Bowl Week hump day. Not sure how these thoughts could be more random or scattered. Thanks in advance for indulging me. I don’t feel good about this matchup. In previous weeks, I was quite confident the Steelers could … Continue reading

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Rodgers, Big Ben and How the Steelers’ Running Game Could Be the Difference

Almost exactly a year ago, after the Steelers’ season had ended but before Milledgville became a household word, I wrote a post asking a simple question: “If Big Ben was going to miss, say, four regular-season games due to injury, … Continue reading

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