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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…


Bovada Super Bowl 51 Odds: Steelers Now Listed At 10/1

Now that the 2016 NFL Draft has taken place, online sportsbook Bovada has updated their future odds for Super Bowl 51 and they now have the Pittsburgh Steelers listed at 10/1 odds to win a seventh Lombardi Trophy. The New England Patriots are currently the favorites to win it all…


The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Pre-Draft Press Conference, First-Round Options, & More

Season 6, Episode 104 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Monday show, co-host David Todd and I get right to discussing the main talking points from the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday pre-draft press conference. While Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin obviously didn’t reveal much ahead of…


Jeremy Fowler Predicts Steelers To Finish 11-5

Ok, I’m going to be totally honest with you guys. I hate these exercises. Especially in April. But I know they’re fun fodder and people like to debate it. Since the Pittsburgh Steelers’ schedule dropped yesterday, we’re already to the predict-the-record phase of the offseason. ESPN did this exercise for…


Steelers’ Schedule To Be Released Tonight

The NFL has made the announcement…of their announcement. As only this billion dollar league can do, the league announced yesterday afternoon ESPN will unveil the league’s schedule tonight at 8 PM/ET. The 2016 regular-season schedule will be unveiled at 8 PM tomorrow. Are you ready, #SteelersNation? — Pittsburgh Steelers…

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Patriots Part Ways Wednesday With Former First Round Draft Pick

The New England Patriots parted ways with one of their former first-round draft picks on Wednesday as defensive tackle Dominique Easley was waived. Easley, who had entered the NFL with health questions after suffering multiple ACL injuries at Florida, finished both of his first two seasons in the league on…

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Steelers Defense Late In Embracing Adaptability

My recollection of the football world of 16 years ago is not quite intimate enough to recall it, but to hear New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick tell it, there were only two teams back in 2000 that were running the 3-4 defense: the Patriots, and the Pittsburgh Steelers….


Steelers Free Agent CB Antwon Blake Will Visit With Patriots Tuesday

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Antwon Blake has surprisingly been logging a few air miles since the new league started Wednesday evening as he’s making quite a few trips to visit with other NFL teams who are interested in his services. After visiting with the Tennessee Titans on Monday,…


Report: Eric Weddle Visiting Patriots

Eric Weddle is supposed to narrow his list down to two teams today. And while that still could happen, he’s taking a last-minute trip up to Foxborough. That’s what Jared Tokarz tweeted out earlier today. I am told by a Patriot's employee that Safety Eric Weddle is visiting with the…


Report: NFL Could Win Appeal, Enforce Brady Suspension

Hello, old friend. Ok, maybe not friend. Hello, old? The 38 year old Tom Brady avoided suspension from the NFL in the well-known, drawn out Deflategate scandal, and was able to play the entire 2015 season, including the regular season opening win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. The story has thankfully…


Steelers Ranked No.6 in ESPN’s Way-Too-Early 2016 Power Rankings

After watching Super Bowl 50, you can’t help but wonder how the Pittsburgh Steelers would have fared against the Carolina Panthers had they beaten the Denver Broncos in the Divisional Round of the playoffs and the New England Patriots in the subsequent AFC Championship game, which would have taken place…


Bill Belichick’s Championed Extra Point Revision Proved Costly

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was perhaps the most ardent proponent within the coaching community of pushing the line of scrimmage for the extra point attempt back from the two-yard line to the 15-yard line. The league likely views the change as at least a modest, if not…