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Steelers Versus Broncos Week 9 Preview & Prediction

The Steelers come off of a well needed bye week, while Denver comes off of their first loss of the season versus Baltimore last Sunday. The Steelers will be without defensive end Travis Kirschke and linebacker Lawrence Timmons as well as likely being without free safety Ryan Clark who in…


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7 Things To Look For Monday Versus Denver

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Monday night as the Steelers take on the Denver Broncos. Woodley vs Polumbus – With Denver right tackle Ryan Harris out with two dislocated toes, second-year-pro Tyler Polumbus will get the start in his place. Outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley will…


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Week 9 NFL Picks 2009

Below are my picks for the week 9 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 7-6 in week 8 & 75-41 overall. Jacksonville Jaguars 19 Kansas City Chiefs 17 Baltimore Ravens 20 Cincinnati Bengals 13 Indianapolis Colts 24 Houston Texans 20 Atlanta Falcons 27 Washington Redskins…


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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Inactive Players Versus Broncos

This weeks tea leaves are pretty readable as far as game day inactives versus the Broncos go for Monday night. The first 3 on the list are for sure: Dennis Dixon, Kraig Urbik and Tony Hills are givens and there is still no reason to believe wide receiver Limas Sweed…


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3rd Downs Key For Steelers Versus Broncos

The biggest statement that Mike Tomlin made during his Tuesday press conference about the Denver Broncos was their ability to get off of the field on 3rd downs. Tomlin said, “Their third down defense is really awesome and really that’s a part of playing good defense as they spend quite…


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Week 8 NFL Picks 2009

Below are my picks for the week 8 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 9-4 in week 7 & 68-35 overall. Baltimore Ravens 20 Denver Broncos 16 Chicago Bears 24 Cleveland Browns 10 Buffalo Bills 23 Houston Texans 20 Green Bay Packers 27 Minnesota Vikings…


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Ryan Clark Should Be Safe & Sit Out Denver Game

Following the bye week, the Steelers will travel to Denver to play the Broncos on Monday night football. Free safety Ryan Clark has a bad history health wise in the Mile High City. In 2005, while he was with the Redskins, Clark was diagnosed then with a bruised spleen, but…


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Three Things The Steelers Must Fix Coming Out Of The Bye

Going into the bye week, 5-2 is indeed a respectable record and after week 3, any Steelers fan would be ecstatic with that right now. The 5-2 record could just as easily be 2-5 or worse if not for a few big plays. The Steelers really have not been dominated,…


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2009 Week 7 Game Recap: Steelers 27 Vikings 17

What was billed as a showdown between 2 of the leagues best quarterbacks, ended up being a battle of defenses. The Steelers defense returned two turnovers by Vikings quarterback Brett Favre for touchdowns in route to 27-17 victory Sunday at Heinz Field. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a very pedestrian…


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Week 7 NFL Picks 2009

Below are my picks for the week 7 games around the NFL. You get what you pay for them. 8-6 in week 6 & 59-31 overall. Pittsburgh Steelers 33 Minnesota Vikings 13 San Diego Charges 31 Kansas City Chiefs 20 Indianapolis Colts 41 St. Louis Rams 10 Chicago Bears 24…


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Steelers Versus Vikings Week 7 Preview & Prediction

The next 3 games will let the 2009 Pittsburgh Steelers know exactly where they are in terms of playing the better teams in the NFL. It all starts Sunday when the undefeated Minnesota Vikings come to Pittsburgh to take on the Steelers. The Vikings are of course led by the…


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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Likely Inactive Players Versus Vikings

This weeks tea leaves are pretty readable as far as game day inactives versus the Vikings go. The first 4 on the list are for sure: Dennis Dixon, Ra\’Shon Harris, Kraig Urbik and Tony Hills. Baring injury, they will be listed every week for a while. There is no reason…


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7 Things To Look For Sunday Versus Minnesota

Below are seven matchups or things to look for on Sunday as the Steelers take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Max Starks vs Jared Allen – If this was on a fight card, it would likely be the main event. Vikings defensive end Jared Allen has not only a…



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Jeff Reed Needs To Go At Seasons End

It is painful to say, but the Steelers need to let kicker Jeff Reed walk after this season. Following Sunday\’s win versus the Cleveland Browns, Reed was placed under arrest and given multiple citations after a drunken confrontation outside a North Shore bar. It would be one thing if this…