Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 2:36 pm
Season 3, Episode 85 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about all of the latest free agency news concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers. We talk about cornerback Keenan Lewis signing with the New Orleans Saints as well as the Steelers signing tight end Matt Spaeth back following his two year stay in Chicago.
Restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has visited with the New England Patriots, but has yet to bring back a signed offer sheet to the Steelers. Are the Indianapolis Colts after Sanders as well? We discuss his entire situation. The Steelers have Read more [...]
Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 1:22 pm
Season 3, Episode 84 of The Terrible Podcast is up, and with co-host David Todd back in the saddle we recap everything that has gone on with the Pittsburgh Steelers over the course of the last week and that includes the first few days of free agency. We look at the release of Willie Colon and the re-signing of Ramon Foster specifically and how this may or may not play a role in the upcoming draft.
David and I also look at the loss of Mike Wallace and Rashard Mendenhall and the contracts signed by each of them. We take a look at the addition of Bruce Gradkowski and look around the AFC North Read more [...]
Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 4:59 pm
Season 3, Episode 83 of The Terrible Podcast is up, and with co-host David Todd in New York covering the Big East tournament, I am joined by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review as we discuss the re-signing of guard Ramon Foster on Monday and what it likely means for guard Willie Colon moving forward.
Linebacker James Harrison was released on Saturday so we discuss the fallout of that move and what it means for linebacker Jason Worilds. Both of those moves could certainly have an affect on the upcoming draft so that gets discussed and we also talk about cornerback Keenan Lewis and Read more [...]
Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 11:31 am
Season 3, Episode 82 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the upcoming free agent signing period and how good Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace must be feeling right now. We will tell you why.
Restructure or pay cut for linebacker James Harrison? We go over the numbers again and add Jason Worilds into this discussion as well. We also talk about the Willie Colon and Keenan Lewis situations as March 12 is in sight.
The Ben Roethlisberger kryptonite is out of Jacksonville now so that gets our attention and we also discuss the latest rankings Read more [...]
Monday, March 4th, 2013 at 11:15 am
Season 3, Episode 81 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the return of cornerback William Gay to the Pittsburgh Steelers and what it means to the rest of the cornerbacks on the roster including unrestricted free agent Keenan Lewis. We move on to discuss the visit that free agent wide receiver Steve Breaston made to the Steelers as well as the claiming of quarterback John Parker Wilson off of waivers.
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco got his new deal done this past weekend so we take a closer look at all of the numbers. We also look at the franchise Read more [...]
Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 2:17 pm
Season 3, Episode 80 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the three contract restructures done so far on Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and Lawrence Timmons. We let you know where this puts the team salary cap wise with less than two weeks to go until they need to cap compliant. We also give you glimpse ahead to the 2014 salary cap situation in order to calm your fears about the team kicking more money down the road to future years.
The 2013 NFL combine is now in the books so we spend a little time on that and talk about a few players from a few different Read more [...]
Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 12:18 pm
Season 3, Episode 79 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk first about what we have observed over the course of the first few days of the 2013 NFL combine and how it relates to the Pittsburgh Steelers. We talk offensive linemen, wide receivers, running backs, tight ends, as well as several other positions, and we take a long hard look at whether or not we think the Steelers will trade down in the first round.
Kevin Colbert talked at the combine last week so we discuss what he had to say about linebacker Sean Spence, tight end Heath Miller and several other topics. Read more [...]
Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 11:39 am
Season 3, Episode 78 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk first about the continued fallout from the Pittsburgh Steelers anonymous player telling the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that linebacker LaMarr Woodley was out of shape last season and played awful. We discuss the most recent interviews that Ryan Clark, Larry Foote, Ike Taylor and Antonio Brown gave regarding the issue and we discuss the state of the leadership currently on the team.
The Miami Dolphins are rumored to be a team interested in pursuing Mike Wallace once the free agency signing period opens so we Read more [...]
Monday, February 18th, 2013 at 12:01 pm
Season 3, Episode 77 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk first about the 2013 NFL combine getting underway later this week and the schedule of events. Georgia linebacker Alec Olgetree was busted for a DUI last weekend so we discuss whether or not he is now completely off the draft board of the Pittsburgh Steelers as a result.
ESPN has posted their top 50 available free agents this offseason so we discuss cornerback Keenan Lewis not being included on that list. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman likely thinks that he should be. An unnamed player cracked Read more [...]
Thursday, February 14th, 2013 at 12:49 pm
Season 3, Episode 76 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about Richard Mann being named the Pittsburgh Steelers new wide receivers coach on Wednesday. We have a difference of opinions on the selection of Mann and it produces some pretty good banter as a result. We also talk about the situation right now with linebacker James Harrison as it relates to him ultimately taking a pay cut or not. We discuss his age as it relates to position and take a look at players that have played at 35 years of age dating back to 2000 as part of our discussion. We close the first part Read more [...]
Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 12:22 pm
Season 3, Episode 75 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I recap the latest Pittsburgh Steelers news which includes wide receiver coach Scottie Montgomery leaving to take a job with Duke University, his alma mater. Was Montgomery forced out or was it just a chance for him to help his coaching resume? Should we be wearing our back and gold tin foil hats because of the shake up on the coaching staff this offseason? We discuss it from several angles just as you would expect us to do. Now that the Steelers have a spot to fill on their coaching staff we give you some dart throws Read more [...]
Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 12:44 pm
Season 3, Episode 74 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get busy talking about the current salary cap situation of the Pittsburgh Steelers as they inch closer towards the start of the new league year. We talk about the Rule of 51, the cap credits due the Steelers in 2013 and also how the cap is expected to remain flat through the 2014 season. This talk leads to more discussion about ways to keep Willie Colon and James Harrison. Would both take a salary reduction to stay in 2013? We also talk about restructures and what it means to future years.
There are a few nuggets Read more [...]
Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 3:19 pm
Season 3, Episode 73 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about Super Bowl XLVII that featured the Baltimore Ravens holding off the San Francisco 49ers to capture their second Lombardi trophy. Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was named the MVP of the big game so we discuss his playoff run and what it means for him going forward as far as a new contract is concerned.
We also talk about the game itself and break it down on both sides of the ball. Did the referees swallow their whistles and flags late in the game? We discuss several of the non calls and talk about a Read more [...]
Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 8:03 pm
Season 3, Episode 72 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by discussing the Pittsburgh Steelers hiring of Jack Bicknell Jr. as the new offensive line coach and Danny Smith as the new special teams coach after both hires were announced by the team this week. We talk about how the Steelers offensive linemen would do in a zone blocking scheme that we expect Bicknell to institute.
The Super Bowl is of course Sunday so David and I finish up our breakdown of the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers and give you our score predictions. The 2013 Read more [...]
Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 2:52 pm
Season 3, Episode 71 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get busy talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers continued search to fill their coaching vacancies now that offensive line coach Sean Kugler and special teams coach Amos Jones have moved on. Will we get news this week on who their replacements will be, and will Washington Redskins special teams coach Danny Smith be one of them?
Both the Senior Bowl and Pro Bowl took place this past weekend, so David and I weigh in with our thoughts on both. Should the Pro Bowl be cancelled? It seems as if plenty of people are still Read more [...]
Thursday, January 24th, 2013 at 6:54 pm
Season 3, Episode 70 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and discuss a few coaching announcements that might be made by the Pittsburgh Steelers as soon as next week. Could Amos Jones really be gone like the Thursday report suggest, and could Hal Hunter Jr., formerly of the San Diego Chargers, be the Steelers next offensive line coach? It certainly is possible.
The New York Jets will reportedly try to shop cornerback Darrelle Revis over the course of the next several weeks and we tell you why we think that the Steelers will not be a team interested in acquiring him. The Manti Read more [...]
Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 7:09 pm
Season 3, Episode 69 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd back from his vacation we dive right into the Championship game action from the weekend and start to prepare ourselves for the upcoming Harbaugh Bowl in two weeks. We both try to stay objective when it comes to Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, but his theatrics are a little too much for even us.
There is a lot of recent Steelers news to chat about and that includes both Todd Haley and Omar Khan remaining in Pittsburgh for starters. We also talk about the changes going on with the Cleveland Browns as well Read more [...]
Friday, January 18th, 2013 at 5:44 pm
Season 3, Episode 68 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd still on vacation in New York City I am joined by Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. After 6 years of covering the Pittsburgh Steelers for the Trib, Scott now covers the Penn State Nittany Lions for the paper and we first talk about the transition from one beat to another.
Just because Scott now covers PSU doesn't mean that he has lost touch with what is going on with the Steelers so we talk about the 2012 season and what went wrong. We talk about leadership in the lockerroom as well as quarterback Read more [...]
Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 1:26 pm
Season 3, Episode 67 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get busy talking about the ongoing courtship of Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley and Omar Khan, the Director of Business & Football Administration, for starters.
Since our last podcast was released, running back Chris Rainey has been released by the Steelers following his arrest down in Florida so David and I of course both give our thoughts on that as it relates to the decision. We also discuss the whole "double standard" angle as well.
Linebacker LaMarr Woodley is back in the news Read more [...]
Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 12:08 pm
Season 3, Episode 66 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the whole situation that developed on Wednesday surrounding Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley and whether or not he interviewed with the Arizona Cardinals. We try to make sense as to why Haley's agent would deny it was taking place.
Team president Art Rooney II talked to the Pittsburgh media on Wednesday and we run through some of the key talking points that have surfaced. We discuss the defense and offense as it relates to turnover differential and also talk about a few coaching Read more [...]