The Terrible Podcast – Talking Pouncey Free Hernandez Hat, Athlete Twitter Remarks & More Episode

Steelers Podcast

Season 3, Episode 118 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I use the bulk of this show to talk about Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey after photos surfaced Sunday of him and his twin brother Mike Pouncey wearing “Free Hernandez” hats in support of Aaron Hernandez. The incident has created quite a stir so we look at not only his right to wear the hat, but the backlash that it caused as well. We discuss what the Steelers organization possibly said or will say to Pouncey about the incident and whether or not this will be a distraction for the team when training camp gets underway in less than two weeks. Pouncey did apologize on Twitter after we recorded this episode.

We move on from Pouncey topic and discuss the remarks made by several players on Twitter following the George Zimmerman verdict. Quite a few of those players have since issued apologies, so we discuss that aspect of it as well.

With training camp getting ever so closer, we go over the schedule and talk about former Steelers nose tackle Chris Hoke serving as a coaching intern this year. We also talk about a few contracts signed recently by players and look at a few others facing the franchise tag with deadline near.

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  • walter mason

    You did a great job of calming everybody down. Some of us overreacted. We all love Pouncey. I think we are just worried that we will lose him. Go Steelers!!

  • Jefferson_St_Joe

    The hat is just a distraction. The Steelers need to know what Pouncey’s relationship with Hernandez is. Regardless of whether or not Hernandez is guilty of murder, he certainly hangs with guys with guns who are involved in drugs. If Pouncey is hanging with guys like that, the Steelers have a problem.

  • Scotty

    At the very least this is extremely questionable judgment from one of your supposed “leaders.”

    There is no underselling how dumb this was. It’s irresponsible to sugar coat this. I’m not saying cut him but he shouldn’t get any kind of pass.

  • walter mason

    I always thought the Pounceys were good clean kids but what did I know? Birds of a feather flock together is generally true. I agree, it doesnt change anything even if Hernendez manages to escape prison.