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‘Patriot Way’ At QB Is No Road Map To Success For Steelers Or Others

Recently, Jeremy Fowler wrote an article at ESPN about the ‘Patriot Way’ to approaching the backup quarterback position, which generally consists of investing in early-mid-round draft picks on the quarterback position every couple of year. Fowler writes that the New England Patriots’ approach is not one that has been emulated…



NFL Believes Ravens Knew They Were Violating Practice Rule

If you come upon the title of an article that involves sports, politics, or many other venues within the spectrum of human experience, that contains the word “knew” following the subject of the article, it tends to be a bad thing. The Baltimore Ravens are already familiar with the way…


Steelers Weighing Future Cap In Offseason Moves

I wrote an article yesterday about Pittsburgh Steelers veteran inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons and his contract status, in the final year of a six-year contract as he enters his age-30 season. While his base salary is south of $9 million for the season, his cap hit has ballooned to over…




Colbert, Lake Discuss The Guesswork Of College Tape Evaluating

I think it is most likely obvious to anybody reading this site that when it comes to the NFL Draft, there are so many variables involved in determining whether or not a player is going to find success transitioning from the college level to the professional level that the entire…


Bengals DT Andrew Billings Not About To Forget Who Passed Him Up

Much to the chagrin of many who follow the Pittsburgh Steelers—perhaps especially those who follow our work at Steelers Depot—their division rivals, the Cincinnati Bengals, were the team that ended up selecting defensive tackle Andrew Billings, one round after the Steelers selected Javon Hargrave in the third round, and one…





Players Weigh In On Youth Football For Their Children

There are many who believe that the long-term future of professional football is in jeopardy. It certainly is not on the basis of financial viability, as the NFL is more popular than it has ever been under Roger Goodell and the popularization of fantasy sports. Rather, there are those—albeit decidedly…