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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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Odds & Ends: Draft Week, Ike Taylor…

Random junk that didn’t fit neatly anywhere else… Killing You Softly, via the NFL Draft. Hey, it’s Draft Week. And to celebrate, we’ll be rolling out posts, podcasts and live chats in the coming days (as well as Ted breaking … Continue reading

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What Can the Steelers Expect From a Rookie CB in 2011?

I think we all agree on this: the Steelers could use a young cornerback whether free agent Ike Taylor is a member of the team in 2011 or not. If any of these mock drafts are accurate, and if a … Continue reading

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Where the NFL’s Starting Cornerbacks Were Drafted

On Monday we looked at every starting offensive linemen during the 2010 season and where they were selected in the draft. On Tuesday, we’re going to take a similar look at what is seen as the other biggest need heading … Continue reading

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Cornerbacks, Time Machines and the Draft

Because I can’t help myself, a little Draft Day Time Machine: Cornerbacks Edition. In case you missed it, I did a comprehensive review of the offensive line last fall. Usual rules apply here (basically: only players available after the Steelers’ … Continue reading

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Steelers, Packers, Zone Blitzes and Organized Chaos

There are a lot of connections between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers heading into Super Bowl XLV. For example, you may have heard once or twice that Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is from Pittsburgh (seriously, it’s this … Continue reading

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Bye Week Randomness: More Steelers Pass D, 18-Game Schedule Stuff

A couple end-of-week, random things to help get you through Friday. (By the way, it could be worse … you could be me, who will most likely be shoveling snow as you read this. Upside: my three-year-old son “helping” by … Continue reading

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About That Steelers Pass Defense…

The Steelers secondary and pass defense has been a topic of discussion and concern for much of the regular season. In November, I took a look at the Steelers play against the pass and argued that it wan’t as bad … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #28: Steelers-Browns Preview — Chris Hope

We’re back from our holiday break for the final Steelers Lounge podcast of the year. We talk about the Steelers Pro Bowl snubs, (even though nobody cares about it … except we sorta do), whether Troy should play against the … Continue reading

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Ike Taylor: Pro Bowl Worthy?

I don’t care about the AFC and NFC Pro Bowl Rosters, mainly because I don’t watch the game, and also because half of these guys will back out before it’s even time to play. There’s also the hope that any … Continue reading

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