Tag Archives: Ike Taylor

Ike Says Mike Is Frustrated

Somewhere, I’m on record as saying that I don’t care if Mike Wallace sits comfortably on his couch this summer because he wants more money. My only issue with that strategy is that unlike previous offseasons, the Steelers have a … Continue reading

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A Diversion, Courtesy of Ike Urkel, Benstonium

So, yeah, no podcast today. Apologies, but babies and other obligations again take priority. To distract you, an homage to the Steelers through the prism of so-bad-it’s-good early-’90s sitcoms.

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Previewing Steelers-Texans, Houston Chronicle Style

Just a quick note: Our good buddy Stephanie Stradley, Texans blogger for the Houston Chronicle, asked us a few questions about this weekend’s matchup. And we answered them here.

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Apparently, Steelers Only Folks Not Worried About O-Line

I just got back from a week in the Adirondacks. It’s an annual family vacation, one that’s planned well in advance. Because we’re all giddy at the thought of actual football, I won’t blame the timing of the new CBA … Continue reading

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Reports: Ike Taylor is Back

If you thought Ike Taylor was a must-sign for the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason, you’re probably pretty happy right about now. According to reports from ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Pro Football Talk, the Steelers and Taylor have come to terms … Continue reading

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How Court Rulings May Affect Free Agents: Offense

I will gladly defer to Jeremy of the Lounge Legal Department to explain what I contend was a flawed decision by the Eighth Circuit. Regardless, that decision likely greatly increased the chance of cornerback Ike Taylor re-signing with the Steelers … Continue reading

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SL Time Machine: More Re-Draftin’, 2000-2010

Rick Reilly has an edict that, ironically, he seems to repeat every time he opens his mouth: “One of my rules is to write sentences that have never been uttered before in the history of the English language.” I will … Continue reading

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Great News: Ike Wants to Stay

A few nuggets worth pointing out from this KDKA interview with Ike Taylor, the man that holds the key to the Steelers’ 2011 Super Bowl hopes and dreams. “For sure I would love to retire as a Steeler,” Taylor told … Continue reading

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Captain Pantload Watch: John Harris Can’t Quit Ike

The usual disclaimer: apologies to Fire Joe Morgan for hacky-ing up what they did so well. If the NFL labor issues had been resolved last year — like Ike’s contract should have been (see what I did there?) — I … 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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