If you missed the interview I did with newly signed CFL linebacker Derrick Doggett, you can read it here. Doggett told me the Steelers plan to try him as a linebacker instead of a safety.
Tim Graham of ESPN has a short article on new offensive line coach Sean Kugler. Graham reports the Bills offensive-line woes in 2009 weren\’t Kugler\’s fault.
The Steelers have not yet named a new special teams coach and the Redskins Danny Smith might stay with the Redskins and former Bills ST coach Bobby April might be waiting for the biggest offer. The Steelers have been in talks with both, but to what true extent is not yet known.
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Yesterday we mentioned that Troy Polamalu will be in a Super Bowl commercial this year for truTV. Here is a promo for the show that starts this February. truTV and NFL Films will provide unprecedented, exclusive access to what really goes on behind the scenes of professional football. The series, which premieres Monday, Feb. 8, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), will follow the action from draft day to the Super Bowl, showing football fans what happens beyond the playing field. Sounds like a must see for the offseason blues.
Make sure to vote for the Mike Wallace game winning touchdown at the end of the Packers game for the Sprint Can\’t-Miss Play of the Year. Tune in to NFL Network at 4:00 PM EST on Saturday, February 6th for the Sprint Can\’t-Miss Play of the Year announcement. Lets make sure the rookie wins this.
Zaxby\’s has released some new commercials featuring Steelers Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw. Speaking of Bradshaw, new Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett has admitted to kicking Bradshaw in the head while with Buffalo. Maybe that is why Terry seems to have a screw loose these days. The video of the incident is below.