Tag Archives: Jeff Reed

Let The Tryouts Begin: Steelers Reportedly Bringing In Kickers Tuesday

After missing a 26-yard field goal on Sunday night, and then running off a laundry list of excuses and calling out everyone from the Heinz Field turf, to the media, to the fans, Jeff Reed’s place as the Steelers kicker … Continue reading

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The Problem With Franchising Kickers: They’re Wildly Inconsistent

The Pittsburgh Steelers don’t make many mistakes when it comes to personnel moves, so I typically try to give them the benefit of the doubt. When they placed the franchise tag on Jeff Reed this past summer, for example, I … Continue reading

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Skippy, Replay Challenges, and Fumbles: Steelers-Saints High(Low)lights

So that was weird. The defending Super Bowl champs, struggling with injuries and consistency, won a huge game at home on national television. The Steelers, it turned out, were just part of the Halloween sideshow. And before I get to … Continue reading

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SL Roundtable: Biggest Surprises, Disappointments Four Games In

The Steelers are a quarter of the way through the 2010 season. Their 3-1 record is wholly shocking, even if Mike Tomlin said during the Tuesday presser that he thought Pittsburgh would be 4-0. Whatever, it’s a Steelers Lounge roundtable. … Continue reading

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Steelers Lounge Podcast #1: Falcons-Steelers

Me and JJ got on the ol’ Skype machine Sunday night to hit the highlights from the Week 1 Steelers victory over the Falcons. If you’re looking to kill some time at work Monday, this should do it. We touch … Continue reading

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From the Back Row: Falcons Game Notes

Since we don’t have a mechanism for promoting reader content like, say, SBNation, we just made up something called: “From the Back Row.” First up, some fantastic Falcons game notes from reader Intropy. Enjoy. Yep, that’s right: Intropy has a … Continue reading

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Mike Tomlin’s Press Conference Notes: It’s Dixon’s Game

Here are some notes on Mike Tomlin’s weekly press conference. When asked if Batch would play on Sunday, Mike Tomlin says he expects to play Dennis Dixon full-time, without using Batch as a change of pace. Dixon will sit down … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Blame Jeff Reed for Crappy Coverage Teams

First, let me say that Jeff Reed can say or do pretty much anything he wants and I won’t care. As long as he makes game-winning field goals, he’s got license to take photos of his junk, wreck insolent Sheetz … Continue reading

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Pouncey, Skippy, Keenan and 2.0

And so it begins. Maurkice Pouncey took the first-team reps today, effectively ending Justin Hartwig’s gig as the Steelers starting center. I haven’t been as down on Hartwig as other folks, but I admit that could have more to do … Continue reading

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Sepulveda’s Kickoffs Know How To Hang Around

The same week that Jeff Reed pointed the finger at his teammates to divert blame from himself, Daniel Sepulveda made a pretty strong case that Reed shouldn’t be kicking off. Given a chance to kick off for the first time, … Continue reading

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