Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 12:57 pm
Season 3, Episode 45 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right to the injury outlook for the Pittsburgh Steelers given by head coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday during his press conference. We also talk about the signings of Plaxico Burress and Brian Hoyer on Tuesday and the decision to waive Baron Batch. will Batch clear waivers? We discuss that pretty good.
We mop up a few loose ends and observations that we have coming out of the Sunday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens and tell you how we really thought Byron Leftwich played overall. The running game and game plan Read more [...]
Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 5:42 pm
Season 3, Episode 44 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get you the breaking news that came across the wire as we started the show that Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed has been suspended without pay for one game for repeated violations of the rule prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players. His latest volition came Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers when he hit wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders helmet-to-helmet while he was in a defenseless position.
Luckily Sanders was not injured on the hit, but several other Steelers players were in the Read more [...]
Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 5:45 pm
Season 3, Episode 43 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd look at the Friday injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into their Sunday night game against the Baltimore Ravens.
There is a lot to talk about today and we wrap some loose ends left over from the win over the Kansas City Chiefs before moving on to preview the game against the Ravens. Keenan Lewis had some interesting comments about Torrey Smith on Friday and we talk about that as well as what the Steelers need to do in order to beat the Ravens. We discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Byron Leftwich and Read more [...]
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 7:46 pm
Season 3, Episode 42 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd continue our talk about the injury to Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and what Byron Leftwich brings to the table while he is the starter. We also cover the rest of the Wednesday injury report and finish up talking about the win Monday night over the Kansas City Chiefs. Several other talking points are included in the first half of the show in addition.
In part two of the podcast we welcome back Ravens beat writer John Eisenberg, who now writes for BaltimoreRavens.com. We start breaking down the upcoming Read more [...]
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:10 pm
Season 3, Episode 41 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd have no choice but to start off the show by talking about the right shoulder sprain that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered in the 16-13 win Monday night over the Kansas City Chiefs. We discuss the injury, how long we think Roethlisberger will miss, and what this means to the team moving forward. If the injury sidelines Roethlisberger for the next four weeks, can the Steelers win two of their next four with Byron Leftwich?
There of course was an ugly game last night that we have to discuss and Read more [...]
Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 10:36 am
Season 3, Episode 40 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd get after it talking about the upcoming game Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs and what it means to Todd Haley. The first injury report of the week came out on Thursday and we decipher that as we head into the weekend.
A few polls and player rankings are out now that we are at the midway point of the season and we talk about why Ryan Mundy likely showed up on the dirtiest player poll and what Steelers players likely didn't deserve to be in another ranking that is out.
Ryan Clark had some interesting comments Read more [...]
Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 at 7:26 pm
Season 3, Episode 39 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and mop up some discussion left from the Pittsburgh Steelers win Sunday over the New York Giants.
We move on to talk about the injuries heading into this week and how with Antonio Brown being down will force the Steelers to make a roster move by the end of the week. Who gets cut to make room for David Gilreath? We hammer it out the best we can. We also talk about the how valuable Mike Tomlin is to this team and whether or not Ike Taylor deserved to win the AFC Defensive Player of the Week Award this week. There is also Read more [...]
Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 1:20 pm
Season 3, Episode 38 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right into the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-20 win Sunday over the New York Giants. Of course we have to talk about the bad officiating in the game and there are several calls to talk about. The phantom pass interference call on Keenan Lewis, the penalty on Ryan Clark for his hit on Victor Cruz, the fumble recovery for the touchdown, and more.
Antonio Brown and Chris Rainey were injured in the game so we discuss their health heading into the week and how it might force the Steelers to make a roster move for the game Read more [...]
Friday, November 2nd, 2012 at 11:42 am
Season 3, Episode 37 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by looking at the health of the Pittsburgh Steelers and what we expect the Friday injury report to tell us. We also talk about the change in travel plans on Sunday that were due to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and how may or may not have an impact on the game against the New York Giants on Sunday.
The Steelers have both the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers remaining on their schedule and we spend a little time discussing how the game that those two teams played against each other Thursday night Read more [...]
Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 5:33 pm
Season 3, Episode 36 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and look at the Wednesday injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the transaction that was made late in the day as well. We wrap up a few loose ends from the game against the Washington Redskins and discuss the upcoming visit that Emmanuel Sanders has to make to the league office for allegedly faking a cramp in the game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
In part two of the show we are joined by Ohm Youngmisuk, the Giants beat writer for ESPN in New York. We ask Ohm all of the usual questions that pertain to both sides Read more [...]
Monday, October 29th, 2012 at 11:28 am
Season 3, Episode 35 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right after it Monday morning as we recap the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-12 win Sunday over the Washington Redskins at Heinz Field.
We start with a look at the Steelers first offensive possession and zero in specifically on the fake bubble screen play that went to tight end Heath Miller for big yardage. The opening drive was fantastic from an execution and play calling standpoint and the fourth down touchdown to the seldom used Leonard Pope was a thing of beauty.
David and I recap the entire game from there and Read more [...]
Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 11:21 am
Season 3, Episode 34 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by looking at who might not be playing Sunday for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Washington Redskins as we await the final Friday injury report. Will Rashard Mendenhall or Isaac Redman be ready to go or will Jonathan Dwyer make his second consecutive start at running back? We talk about that before talking about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers win Thursday night over the Minnesota Vikings. This gives birth to to some quarterback talk that includes Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton in addition.
The Steelers Read more [...]
Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at 10:14 am
Season 3, Episode 33 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by recapping the Tuesday press conference of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin as it relates to injuries, special teams and wide receiver Mike Wallace. With tackle Marcus Gilbert out again this week we ponder whether or not rookie Mike Adams can take that right tackle spot away from him. Will David DeCastro practice this week? we do not know for sure, but it is worth watching for. Where does Jonathan Dwyer stand right now in the pecking order? We talk about it. David and I move on to wrap up the play Read more [...]
Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 1:04 pm
Season 3, Episode 32 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get busy digging into the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-17 win Sunday night over the Cincinnati Bengals. After quickly going over the post game injury report we discuss what went right and what went wrong in the win.
We discuss the play of the offensive line, most notably Willie Colon, as well as the secondary with both Ike Taylor and Keenan Lewis having solid showings. We talk about the drops that wide receiver Mike Wallace had in the game and look at two-point conversion decision that included the Steelers not getting Read more [...]
Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 1:43 pm
Season 3, Episode 31 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start off by talking about the ending of the Thursday night game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. Why did it upset us? I think you know why. If Ben Roethlisberger quarterbacked either of those two teams would they be instant favorites to win the Super Bowl? We discuss that and marvel at the running games that both teams have.
We move on to look at the injury situation one final time for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they head into the Sunday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals. This was Read more [...]
Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 12:27 pm
Season 3, Episode 30 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by talking about the two game suspension handed down by the Pittsburgh Steelers to rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu on Tuesday. Was it long enough? Was it a move of convenience? Should he have been released instead? We talk about it from several angles.
We move on to talk about the injured players heading into the Sunday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals and the roster moves that were made on Tuesday. Is there another one coming on Saturday? We talk about the comments made linebacker James Harrison Read more [...]
Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 6:34 pm
Season 3, Episode 29 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers injury situation on Monday as it relates to both Maurkice Pouncey and Marcus Gilbert, who will likely to be sidelined Sunday night for the game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Will the team have to make a roster move as a result, and if so, who gets released? One of the candidates will be rookie Alameda Ta'amu and we discuss his situation following his early Sunday morning arrest. What a mess that was. One player that has already been released is tight end Weslye Saunders, Read more [...]
Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Season 3, Episode 28 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers M*A*S*H unit coming out of their 26-23 loss Thursday night to the Tennessee Titans.
We then get right into the mess that was Thursday night and focus mostly on what transpired in the ill-fated fourth quarter of the game as there is so much to talk about in that quarter alone. We discuss the extremely poor play of Ike Taylor, the dropped interception by Keenan Lewis as well as the several other defensive breakdowns in that quarter. What is the deal with 3rd downs? We talk Read more [...]
Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 5:08 pm
Season 3, Episode 27 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start the show off by talking about the stat change that was made on Wednesday that resulted in Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger now being credited for a touchdown pass to running back Rashard Mendenhall in the game against the Philadelphia Eagles. I broke this play down a few days ago just in case you missed it. We move on to talk about the Steelers final injury report as they prepare to take on the Tennessee Titans Thursday night and discuss how thin the team is at safety from a quality depth standpoint Read more [...]
Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 1:16 pm
Season 3, Episode 26 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right into recapping the injury situation of the Pittsburgh Steelers following their 16-14 win on Sunday over the Philadelphia Eagles. Could Troy Polamalu be sidelined a few more weeks after reinjuring his calf? We discuss his situation as well as the hamstring injury suffered by LaMarr Woodley in the game.
It is a short week as the Steelers now prepare to take on the Tennessee Titans this coming Thursday and David and I get right into what we observed during the game against the Eagles. We talk about the success Read more [...]