Tag Archives: Bruce Arians

Another View on Tomlin, Arians, Big Ben and Art II

I saw longtime reader Randy Steele’s comment on the previous post about all the upheaval going on at Steelers HQ and thought it would make for a good standalone post. Randy’s views differ from most folks’ here and that’s okay. … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #69: It’s Todd Haley, Y’all

On Friday, I posted my conversation with Lance Zierlein, son of former Steelers’ o-line coach Larry Zierlein and co-owner of TheSidelineView.com. He had a lot of interesting things to say about Big Ben, Todd Haley, Tomlin and the Steelers organization. … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #68: Bruce Arians and Free Agents

This is going to be a busy offseason. The organization got things rolling when Bruce Arians “retired” last week. We spend a good part of the podcast wondering what the end game is here, from the front office’s perspective, as … Continue reading

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Art Rooney Asserts His Authority

I have no idea what’s going on in Pittsburgh right now. For some god forsaken reason, team president Art Rooney wants the the Steelers to return to their roots (whatever that means), which apparently includes running the ball more more … Continue reading

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Who Replaces Arians if He Leaves Pittsburgh?

We’re filing this under “Be careful what you ask for,” right above “Don’t worry, Tommy Maddox will turn the Steelers into an awesome passing offense” and “Chad Scott and DeWayne Washington always play much better than they practice.” Gerry Dulac … Continue reading

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Bruce Arians Is Back: How Do You Grade His Performance In 2010?

In news that is more than a little anticlimactic when compared to last year’s reports that he would be fired, only to end being retained, Bruce Arians will return for another season as Steelers offensive coordinator. Outside of starting quarterbacks … Continue reading

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Clever Arians Play Design Gave Steelers Key Touchdown

As we’ve seen in our comments over the past week and months (and years before SL came about), people love to questions Bruce Arians’ playcalling. There’s no doubt that he’s had some awful games (last year’s Browns loss, for example), … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #33: Jets-Steelers Recap — Merril Hoge

JJ mentions it all the time but it’s worth repeating here: we’re living in the golden age of Steelers football. It’s easy to forget that because we’re perpetually caught up in the moment. But with 13 days until the last … Continue reading

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Tomlin, Arians Learn from 2007 Jacksonville Playoff Loss

Pittsburgh jumped out to a huge early lead and then barely held on for a 24-19 win over the visiting Jets in the AFC Championship game Sunday. The Steelers needed two clutch passes from Ben Roethlisberger to run out the … Continue reading

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