Category Archives: Preseason

Chattin’ Thread for the Week of Aug. 29

Consider this a thread for chattin’. Off you go…

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #50: Falcons Recap — David Little

After watching the Falcons game, I think the Steelers offense might be okay this season. Maybe even a little better than that. Actually, this could be one of the most dangerous, well-balanced offenses in the league (I’m so excited by … Continue reading

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Antonio Brown Is Going to Give Defenses Fits This Season

I know we shouldn’t put too much into preseason numbers because, well, it’s the presason. But at some point, you also have to acknowledge that what Antonio Brown has accomplished in three weeks is the personification of Mike Tomlin’s “there’s … Continue reading

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The Injuries Are Piling Up

In the first half, Antonio Brown has once again made it pretty clear that we can no long appoint Manny Sanders as Hines Ward’s eventual replacement without acknowledging that Brown may have something to say about it. Brown caught a … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Offensive Line: So Many Injuries, So Few Options

When Jonathan Scott and Marcus Gilbert both suffered minor knee injuries in last week’s game against the Eagles, the Steelers looked around, apparently realized their lack of depth at tackle and decided to bring back veteran Trai Essex. It’s good … Continue reading

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Chattin’ Thread for the Week of Aug. 22

Consider this a thread for chattin’. Off you go…

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Chattin’ Thread for the Week of Aug. 15

(Note: Just in case it wasn’t obvious, feel free to use this as the Eagles-Steelers game thread, too.) One preseason game is in the books and I’m not sure how the Steelers could’ve looked worse. I’m not even talking about … Continue reading

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Game Thread: Preseason, Week 1 — Redskins

Use this thread to talk about — you guessed it — Friday’s preseason game. I’ll have a recap up shortly after the festivities conclude. As always, here’s to hoping no one gets injured and the o-line and secondary magically fix … Continue reading

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Baron Batch Out For Season With Torn ACL

Baron Batch, the Steelers seventh-round pick this season, has been one of the stars of training camp and, from the time he was drafted, a player that we’ve been pulling for to make the team. His story is fascinating, and … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #47: Juan vs. Troy — Mel Blount

We’re more than a week into training camp, there’s a new CBA, and everybody’s now eligible to practice. The problem, of course, is that injuries have plenty of guys hobbled, particularly those who could most use the reps. Like, say, … Continue reading

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