Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday September 29th – Batch Mentors Buckeye Edition
Charlie Batch seems to be mentoring OSU quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Batch\’s brother married Pryor\’s cousin. The two had a relationship well before Pryor was the top recruit and player in the country.
The NFL and its players\’ union discussed a proposal to change to an 18-game regular season during a bargaining session Tuesday. Both sides look forward to continuing these discussions and reaching a new collective bargaining agreement soon according to reports. The league and the NFL Players Association issued a joint statement about the meeting, saying that negotiations focused on several matters, including the longer regular season, a rookie wage scale and improvements for retired players.
Scott Brown blogged about the upcoming test that rookie center Maurkice Pouncey will face versus Ravens nose tackles Haloti Ngata and Kelly Gregg.
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Ed Bouchette wrote in the PPG this morning about the hot start that running back Rashard Mendenhall and the Steelers running game has gotten off to.
Bob Smizik takes a look at Pittsburgh sports talk with the recent demise of 1250 ESPN by discontinuing their local sports programing and futute change of format.
Our buddy Chris Mack, formerly of ESPN 1250, has resurfaced with a blog and it can be found here at: http://thechrismack.blogspot.com/ It looks like he will cover Pittsburgh sports as a whole.