Monday, March 28th, 2011 at 12:41 pm
Episode #44 of The Terrible Podcast is up and In Part 1 of the podcast David Todd and I banter briefly about the upcoming Steelers pre draft visits, the chance of LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson going number one overall in the draft and some odds and ends on potential open roster spots on the Steelers 53 man roster. We also talk briefly about the Steelers 2010 redzone woes as compared to the Patriots and their use of their two rookie tight ends along with a few other rushing redzone stats.
In Part 2 of the Terrible Podcast we welcome back former Steelers running back Verron Haynes to the show Read more [...]
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 at 12:27 pm
Episode #43 of The Terrible Podcast is up and In Part 1 of the podcast we take a look at the current state of the NFL labor negotiations and discuss the "modern-day slavery" comments of running backs Adrian Peterson and Rashard Mendenhall. After that we start looking at the draft and discussing players who have or will be visiting the Steelers on the South Side and a list of players who really will be available when the Steelers pick at #31 and the potential the Steelers move down in the draft.
In Part 2 Dave Bryan interviews Steelers offseason signee Donovan Warren, a defensive back who attended Read more [...]
Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 3:17 pm
Episode #42 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in Part 1 we get into the nuts and bolts of the lockout. As expected the players union decertified on Friday and the owners proceeded with the lockout. The Federal anti-trust lawsuit will be heard April 6 in Minneapolis. We fill you on all you need to know about how things could play out. We also discuss the NFLPA's efforts to keep this year's top picks from attending the draft and our thoughts on the 18 game schedule, the rookies wage scale and each team's inability to sign undrafted free agents after the draft.
In Part 2 we look at the Steelers Read more [...]
Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 at 5:06 pm
Episode #41 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in part 1 we open up by looking at the Steelers' move to place a first round restricted tender on tackle Willie Colon and its ramifications. We also discuss Adam Schefter's news concerning tackle Flozell Adams, Ziggy Hood's surgery and Hines Ward's appearance on Dancing With the Stars. We follow up the Steelers news with a discussion of the Jets big cuts, Clinton Portis being let go and other NFL moves. We close Part 1 with a look at the CBA and get
Dave's take on the combine.
In Part 2 we have a great interview with Leon Hughes of Football National Read more [...]
Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 5:00 pm
Episode #40 of The Terrible Podcast is up and In Part 1 we start by discussing the state of negotiations between the NFLPA and management. Let's just say things don't look good. We then discuss the return of Bruce Arians, the various Steelers who have gone under the knife and the history of cornerbacks drafted by the Steelers in the past ten years.
In Part 2 we discuss Kevin Colbert's comments from the combine in Indianapolis and his thoughts on Willie Colon and Ike Taylor among others. We then take an in-depth look and what goes on at the combine which started today. We close by answering three Read more [...]
Monday, February 21st, 2011 at 4:14 pm
Episode #39 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in this episode we talk about the Steelers placing the franchise tag on LaMarr Woodley, the Ike Taylor situation and the state of the Steelers secondary in part 1. We also talk about Nnamdi Asomugha and how he will in no way be in the Steelers free agency plans and the reasons why. We also talk about the upcoming NFL combine coverage on SteelersDepot.com in part 1. In part 2 we are joined by former Steelers running back Verron Haynes and talk to him about his time with the Steelers, Super Bowl XLV, his path to the Steelers including his NFL combine Read more [...]
Monday, February 14th, 2011 at 5:04 pm
Episode #38 of The Terrible Podcast and Part 2 of our roster review as we take a look at the defensive side of the ball. In our "exit analysis" we go player-by-player through the roster and give our view as to whether each guy will be re-signed (if a FA), in camp and/or on the roster. We include the cash charge and cap charge information in our analysis and provide a grade on this year's performance.
Take a listen and leave some comments letting us know if you agree or disagree. You can catch the offensive "exit analysis" in our previously recorded Episode 37.
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Saturday, February 12th, 2011 at 3:09 pm
Episode #37 of The Terrible Podcast and this episode we take a look at the offensive side of the Steelers roster. In our "exit analysis" we go player-by-player through the roster and give our view as to whether each guy will be re-signed (if a FA), in camp and/or on the roster. We include the cash charge and cap charge information in our analysis and provide a grade on this year's performance. Take a listen and leave some comments letting us know if you agree or disagree. We'll bring you the defensive "exit analysis" in Episode 38 on Monday.
Thanks for making our podcast so successful and we Read more [...]
Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 5:00 pm
Episode #36 of The Terrible Podcast and in Part 1 of we wrap-up our analysis of Super Bowl XLV. We discuss Troy's reaction to the loss and acceptance for some of the blame and talk about whether it is justified. We look at the Steelers' nickel and dime packages and whether they made the right adjustments and we recap a few other issues from the game.
In Part 2 we talk about Hines Ward's dissatisfaction with not getting the ball on the last drive. Is there still a lingering issue between Ben and Hines? And we wonder why Antonio Brown didn't try to get to the sideline on the last Packers' kick-off. Read more [...]
Monday, February 7th, 2011 at 7:06 pm
Episode #35 of The Terrible Podcast and Dave & Dave discuss the Steelers 31-25 loss to the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XLV. We go through the game quarter by quarter on a pretty much open ramble and you can hear the somberness in our voice. The show is just over an hour, but plenty of the game is discussed.
We close by letting you know we will be continuing The Terrible Podcast through the offseason due to it's tremendous success and are open to comments and suggestions to make it better. We hope to have 2 shows a week through the NFL combine, draft, free agency and hopefully that includes Read more [...]
Friday, February 4th, 2011 at 4:06 pm
Episode #34 of The Terrible Podcast and Episode 3 of Super Bowl Week is all about Sunday's big game. We give our hardcore, in-depth analysis in a great 52 minute podcast discussing all aspects of Steelers Packers in Super Bowl XLV.
In Part 1 we look at the matchup between the Steelers defense and the Packers offense.
In Part 2 Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders joins us for a second time and fills us in on what he expects to happen on Sunday.
In Part 3 we go to the other side of the ball and look at the Steelers offense against the Packers defense.
We close with our predictions which Read more [...]
Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 5:37 pm
Episode #33 of The Terrible Podcast is onlind and in Part 1 we interview Chad Milliman who writes for ESPN.com, ESPN the magazine and is the author of "The Odds" and "The Ones Who Hit the Hardest" which takes a look at the blood feud between the Steelers and Cowboys and the battle for the heart of America in the 1970s. Chad talks about how he got his dream job writing about sports and gambling and discusses how that world has changed during the 11 years he's been in the business. He talks about some of his own experiences and then we get into the game and where the "sharps" are putting their money Read more [...]
Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 5:02 am
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell claimed that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger didn't have support of teammates following a tumultuous offseason and several players are calling BS on that. As several teammates rebuff Goodell's claims no one defended Ben.
Episode 32 of The Terrible Podcast is up and we get you up to speed on the Steelers first day in Dallas. Also David Todd has a great open letter to Ann Killion of Sports Illustrated in defense of Ben Roethlisberger.
The Steelers offensive line decided to honor Flozell Adams for his first trip to the Super Bowl, with all of them wearing Adams’ Read more [...]
Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 5:04 pm
Episode #32 of The Terrible Podcast is Episode 1 of Super Bowl Week and we have a lot to talk about. In Part 1 we talk about the different schedules that the two teams followed last week. The Steelers practiced early in the week and the Packers later. We'll find out Sunday if it has any effect. Both teams arrived today. We discuss the press conferences of Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger and how they handled the expected and the unexpected. We also have a good time with the Steelers offensive line's decision to wear Flozell Adams' Michigan St. jersey to honor him. Flozell has been an under-recognized Read more [...]
Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 5:51 pm
Episode #31 of The Terrible Podcast is highlighted by an interview George Whitfield, Jr. Ben Roethlisber's QB coach during his four week suspension.
We start Episode 31 with a look at the injury report. Speculation regarding Maurkice Pouncey's left ankle has dominated Super Bowl talk for much of the week. It was reported that Pouncey may have a broken bone in the ankle, but the ligament damage is still the bigger issue. We debate the outlook for Pouncey. We also look at Bryant McFadden's abdominal issue and argue whether he or William Gay will be the starter at left corner next week. We touch Read more [...]
Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 4:35 pm
Episode #30 of The Terrible Podcast and the two Daves are all over the place today. Prior to the Maurkice Pouncey and Dick LeBeau news breaking, In Part 1 of Episode 30 we start with the injury report and a look at the status of Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey. We get into a discussion of what the Steelers will do if Pouncey can't go and how that may effect the status of defensive lineman Aaron Smith who is looking to come back from his midseason injury. We also go through the nuts and bolts of Super Bowl week and our thoughts about whether the Steelers Super Bowl experience gives them an advantage Read more [...]
Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 5:18 pm
Episode #29 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and I gotta feelin'...Pittsburgh's going to the Super Bowl! Episode 29 is a long one, loyal listeners. And how can it not be? It's not every year you get to the Super Bowl, but it is the third time in the last six for the Steelers and their fans, following their 24-19 win over the New York Jets. It should be a great matchup, with the Steelers and Green Bay Packers getting together February 6th in Dallas. Eat your heart out Jerry Jones.
In Part 1 of Episode 29 we take a deep breath and reflect on another Super Bowl and how lucky we are as Steelers Read more [...]
Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 3:01 pm
Episode #28 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and it is the AFC Championship Game this week and the Steelers host the New York Jets Sunday at 6:30 at Heinz Field. In Episode 28 of The Terrible Podcast we are pleased to have Mike Vaccaro of the NY Post with us as a special guest. Mike gives us some great insights into the Jets. You can follow him on twitter at @MikeVacc. Thanks again for your time, Mike!
In Part 1 of Episode 28 we open with a look at the build up to the game and then scan the injury report. While it appears that the Jets are relatively healthy the reality that Bryant McFadden Read more [...]
Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 at 3:57 pm
Episode #27 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and just a heads up that we will have Mike Vaccaro, the esteemed writer from the NY Post on our Friday Podcast. We hope you'll check in for that. If you have any Jets questions you'd like to ask Mike send them to TheTerriblePodcast@gmail.com. He's a great guy and great writer. You can follow him on Twitter @MikeVacc.
In Part 1 of Episode 27 we discuss Mike Tomlin's Tuesday and Wednesday press conferences. Tomlin ripped Bob Holtzman of ESPN a new one in his Wednesday presser and we tell you why. We rarely get to see the coach mad, but he was today.
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Monday, January 17th, 2011 at 8:16 pm
Episode #26 of The Terrible Podcast is now up after Playoff week 1 for the Steelers and the Terrible Podcast sits proudly undefeated. A fantastic effort by the Steelers as they come back from a 21-7 halftime deficit and defeat the Baltimore Ravens 31-24 at Heinz Field.
In Part 1 of Episode 26 we break down the first half. David Todd discusses the stirring atmosphere at the stadium and we take a close look at how the Steelers got themselves into such a big hole. Despite trailing by 14, we both felt confident in the team's ability to come back.
In Part 2 we focus on one of the most dominating Read more [...]