Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 pm
Season 2, Episode 93 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd start off by talking about the new look Steelers Nike uniforms that were unveiled on Tuesday in New York and give our thoughts on them. Will the 2012 NFL schedule be released later this week? David has heard that rumor and we talk about what prime time, national television games the Steelers might get.
We move on to talk about the report on Tuesday that the Indianapolis Colts might have interest in signing unrestricted free agent quarterback Byron Leftwich. Will the Steelers have a big hole to fill if Leftwich winds up elsewhere? Read more [...]
Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 4:27 pm
Season 2, Episode 92 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and concentrate on quite a bit of draft talk in this episode. Please forgive the sound quality today as David had to do the show from New York via a cell phone.
As far as draft talk we fully examine the prospects of Dont'a Hightower being drafted in round 1 by the Steelers. Could Luke Kuechly drop like some are trying to suggest? We also talk about the possibility of the Steelers signing an inside BUCK linebacker prior to the draft to lessen that need. We explore several of the candidates and reason as to whether or not Read more [...]
Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 4:40 pm
Season 2, Episode 91 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and I are all over the place in this episode. We start off looking at some of the comments made by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin at the NFL owners meeting about the injury concerns he has about Emmanuel Sanders and Willie Colon. We also discuss the pre draft visitors that the Steelers have had in thus far as well.
What about Max Starks? He wants to come back and Kevin Colbert has hinted that might be a possibility down the line as well. Is this a pre draft smoke screen? Should they really be thinking about bringing Read more [...]
Friday, March 23rd, 2012 at 12:26 pm
Season 2, Episode 90 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and start with the crazy few days of news around the NFL and that included the Bountygate punishment handed down by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to the New Orleans Saints and the trade of quarterback Tim Tebow to the New York Jets. Was the punishment just by Goodell and was it a good deal for the Jets? We discuss both.
We them move forward and talk Steelers football with Mike Wallace being the main topic. David and I talk about the Thursday article by Matt Barrows in the Sacramento Bee that stated the San Francisco 49ers Read more [...]
Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:40 pm
Season 2, Episode 89 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and start with the preview of the Hines Ward press conference in which we rightly guessed was to announce his retirement. Could it really have been anything else? We discuss Ward a little bit and of course will discuss the presser itself in the Friday podcast.
Peyton Manning is also the hot topic on Tuesday after choosing the Denver Broncos as his new team. We discuss the signing and how it figures into Mike Wallace. We discuss what the Broncos still need to address in free agency and both still think that they will not attempt Read more [...]
Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 4:12 pm
Season 2, Episode 88 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and I are back for our third and final podcast this week. We open up talking about the pay cut that Casey Hampton took and what it means to his 2012 status and also what it means to the Steelers salary cap situation. We talk about how the extra room is likely enough for Byron Leftwich, Charlie Batch, Jerricho Cotchery and William Gay to be re-signed, should they indeed still be on the market later on in free agency. Is Leftwich being courted by the Indianapolis Colts and former Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians? That's Read more [...]
Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 4:50 pm
Season 2, Episode 87 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and I are back at it with another special edition podcast as we discuss what happened in day one of the 2012 NFL free agency signing period. We go over quite a few of the moves made on Tuesday and delve specifically into the wide receiver contracts that were signed and their relationship to Mike Wallace. We also pile on Gerry Dulac after he posted on Wednesday morning that the Buffalo Bills could be a team that makes a play for Wallace. No offense if you read this Gerry.
We move on to talk about the one free agent the Read more [...]
Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 1:24 pm
Season 2, Episode 86 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd dive right into the free agency talk as the new league year begins at 4 p.m. eastern today. We talk about the signing of Randy Moss by the San Francisco 49ers on Monday and how this lessens the chance even more that Mike Wallace will receive an offer sheet from another team. We touch on Peyton Manning once again and speculate what the Denver Broncos might do with Tim Tebow if they indeed are able to sign Manning.
We move onto the tenders handed out by the Steelers on Monday and are surprised that so many people seem to be Read more [...]
Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 3:28 pm
Season 2, Episode 85 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and with not a lot of Steelers news to discuss since the Tuesday podcast, we touch one last time on the Mike Wallace situation quickly as we turn our attention more to free agency around the league in general. Of course the biggest free agent on the market right now is Peyton Manning and we discuss him along with the divorce press conference that took place. Where will Manning land? We give our thoughts. Of course most everyone wants to know why Hines Ward, Aaron Smith and James Farrior did not receive similar press conferences Read more [...]
Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 6:15 pm
Season 2, Episode 84 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and I jump right into talking about the franchise tags handed out around the league on Monday and talk briefly about the New Orleans Saints placing the tag on quarterback Drew Brees in light of the recent Bounty Gate investigation surfacing. We move on to discuss the expected decision of the Pittsburgh Steelers to not franchise wide receiver Mike Wallace and what we think may play out with him the rest of the way. We talk about the leverage that the Steelers still have with Wallace moving forward with the first round restricted Read more [...]
Friday, March 2nd, 2012 at 3:09 pm
Season 2, Episode 83 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd traveling today, I welcome back to the show Cecil Lammey, NFL Insider for 102.3 ESPN in Denver and long time draftnik. Cecil has been attending the NFL combine, Senior Bowl and Pro Days for several years now and together we break down the past week and several players that the Pittsburgh Steelers will likely have their eyes on as we lead up to the 2012 NFL draft.
Cecil and I discuss and break down Cordy Glenn, Dontari Poe, Don’t'a Hightower, Alameda Ta'Amu, Mike Martin, Amini Silatolu, Marvin Mcnutt and Brandon Brooks as Read more [...]
Thursday, March 1st, 2012 at 9:25 pm
Season 2, Episode 82 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I dedicate a special Thursday night edition of the podcast to Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward and defensive end Aaron Smith as we breakdown the recent news regarding their releases. We discuss what the salary cap is looking like after the recent moves and touch once again on the pending Mike Wallace situation as we get closer to deadline for the tenders and tags.
With the blood of Ward still floating in the water we get into a very spirited debate about whether or not Ward is Hall of Fame worthy. We both present Read more [...]
Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at 1:55 pm
Season 2, Episode 81 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I jump right intothe 2012 NFL combine after we talk about a few current stories in regards to the 2012 salary cap. We discuss several of the players performances at the combine that the Steelers likely have their eyes on early in the draft and that of course includes Dontari Poe, Dont'a Hightower, Cordy Glenn and a few others. We discuss the latest article from Pat Kirwan as it relates to David DeCastro and wonder how far he could end up falling in the first round. I also cover the rating system that Kirwan likes to use that Read more [...]
Friday, February 24th, 2012 at 5:49 pm
Season 2, Episode 80 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd is working on his birthday. Happy birthday, David. We get right back into the hot topics that include the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap problems coming right into line after the restructuring on Thursday of the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. I give you the up to date numbers of where the Steelers sit cap wise and we discuss what makes Omar Khan so great and such an asset to the Steelers. You might be surprised at what that exactly is. We move on with a little talk about the comments that general manager Kevin Colbert Read more [...]
Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 1:55 pm
Season 2, Episode 79 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I get started with the recent news of the contract restructure of Willie Colon that was announced this morning and try to give everyone an update as to how much more the Pittsburgh Steelers need to trim off of their cap to get compliant. We look at the projected Rule of 51 number that includes the projected restricted tenders that are forthcoming as well. We discuss the usual suspects that could still retire, take a pay-cut or have their contracts terminated over the course of the next few weeks to give you a picture of what Read more [...]
Friday, February 17th, 2012 at 4:22 pm
Season 2, Episode 78 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I dive right into the hot topics and news this week. We start off with a lengthy discussion centered around the pending free agency of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace and cover a lot of scenarios I posted on Thursday. We talk about what teams might be interested in Wallace if they feel him worthy of a first round pick should Wallace only receive a first round tender instead of the franchise tag. We cover how another team like the New England Patriots or the Cincinnati Bengals could front load their offer sheet Read more [...]
Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 12:44 pm
Season 2, Episode 77 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd back in the hosting chair we have quite a bit to talk about as the Steelers are still making a lot of news in the early part of the offseason. We start with the continuing drama surrounding the situation of Hines Ward and how the media are dealing with it. We discuss what the Steelers do and do not owe Ward right now with the decision of his future status still likely a few weeks away. Jerricho Cotchery is also back in the news after stating again on Monday how he hopes to return to the Steelers in 2012. We discuss the possibility Read more [...]
Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 7:34 pm
Season 2, Episode 76 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd out of town traveling, Nick Richetta mans the co-host chair today and we discuss the Thursday Todd Haley introductory press conference along with the interview that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger gave to Ed Bouchette prior to that. We also talk about what this all might mean to the Pittsburgh Steelers offense and the play of Roethlisberger and the young wide receivers moving forward. Quite a lot of discussion we had back and forth on this.
We move off of Haley and Roethlisberger and talk about Steelers salary cap guru Omar Read more [...]
Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 6:49 pm
Season 2, Episode 75 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I have quite a bit to talk about in what continues to be a very busy start of the offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers. We start out by talking about the report that surfaced Monday night that tight end Wesyle Saunders will be suspended for the first four games of the 2012 season and how it could possibly hurt the Steelers. There is still quite a bit of speculation surrounding the suspension and we admit we have to look up the suspension process as it relates to PEDS and all that surrounds that. Hopefully the young tight end Read more [...]
Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 11:21 am
Season 2, Episode 74 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and get the Super Bowl preview show started by addressing a few reader emails to start off with. Next David and I run down the list of finalist again for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and give our final predictions on who we think will be in the class of 2012 when it is announced Saturday. Do we think former Steelers Dermontti Dawson, Jerome Bettis, Kevin Greene and Jack Butler get in? You might be surprised on our thoughts.
We move on from that discussion to start breaking down and previewing Super Bowl XLVI. We look at what Read more [...]