Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 1:55 pm
Season 2, Episode 114 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and have a look at the Pittsburgh Steelers news as the head into their third and final OTA session this week. On Monday the team took a field trip to Dave & Buster's, so David and I move on to talk about Ziggy Hood and his off-season training regiment with Bill Nichol of Outer Limits Sports Performance that is the as the Hood workout videos are the buzz on the internet currently. We talk to Nichol in part two of the show, so make sure to listen for that.
As far as the defensive line goes, David and I talk about the battle forthcoming Read more [...]
Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 1:14 pm
Season 2, Episode 113 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and wrap up the loose ends reported from the Pittsburgh Steelers second OTA session of 2012 that wrapped up on Thursday.
David and I talk more about the hopeful emergence of Cortez Allen and Curtis Brown this season and whether or not the coaches are really hoping that one of the two can take away the starting job from Keenan Lewis, who sits atop of the depth chart right now. David ask me if I think Ryan Mundy can supplant Ryan Clark at free safety this year and I give my thoughts on that.
Ben Roethlisberger was back in the Read more [...]
Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:36 pm
Season 2, Episode 112 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd is back in the co-host chair today as we get right to the few news and notes to come out of the day one of the second OTA session of the 2012 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers. We also pass along the news that the Steelers have come to terms with third round draft pick Sean Spence on Tuesday as well.
As far as OTA injured players go, David and I have a brief discussion on if the Steelers should be more forthcoming with injuries during these practices in shorts or if it is pretty much a non-factor. We hit on Steve McLendon, Emmanuel Read more [...]
Friday, May 25th, 2012 at 4:39 pm
Season 2, Episode 111 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd is off today as he heads up to a class reunion for the weekend. I fly solo for the first part of the podcast as go over a few of my own observations of what was reported about the first OTA session of the 2012 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers. I also make sure to give a shout-out in the first part of the show to the Hungarian Steeler Nation, who sent me a nice email earlier this week. You can visit their fan site at http://steelers.hu/, but they do note that they do not have English content.
After my opening recap I welcome Read more [...]
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 1:21 pm
Season 2, Episode 110 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I are excited that day one of the OTA sessions for the Pittsburgh Steelers is finally here. We talk first about the rule that is prohibiting first, second and fourth round draft picks, David DeCastro, Mike Adams and Alameda Ta'amu from attending.
We talk again about the absence of Mike Wallace and how Troy Polamalu should be present, which he ended up being, and we discuss the comments made by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Monday about Wallace, his relationship with Todd Haley and the new playbook.
Max Starks has yet Read more [...]
Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 5:37 pm
Season 2, Episode 109 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I get right after discussing the news that surfaced this week that Willie Colon would be moving to left guard from right tackle. With this news we also discuss all of the possibilities that include rookie Mike Adams starting the season at left tackle. Quite a bit of offensive line talk in this addition for sure.
Will both Adams and fellow rookie David DeCastro miss the OTA sessions because of graduation requirements? We start of the episode unsure really, but Mark Kaboly lets us know via Twitter late in the show that it is Read more [...]
Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 2:32 pm
Season 2, Episode 108 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I start by discussing what the hold up is in getting first round draft pick David DeCastro signed and wonder how long it will be until all first round draft picks get fully guaranteed contracts.
Philadelphia Eagles lineman Jason Peters re-injured his surgically repaired Achilles tendon when the device he was using to help him move around post-surgery fell apart. It is not funny, but I can't help but conjure up in my head how that happened and it ends up making me laugh. Imagine if something like this ever happened to Ben Read more [...]
Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 2:22 pm
Season 2, Episode 107 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I start off with a little house keeping as we recap the draft picks that have been signed thus far by the Pittsburgh Steelers and talk a little about the free agent visitors that were in town this week in the form of Matt Roth, Brandon Johnson and Dave Rayner. We also note the release of undrafted free agent kicker Grant Ressel in addition, who apparently was released right after the rookie camp wrapped up.
we move on to talk about the pectoral injury suffered by Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Phil Taylor on Thursday and Read more [...]
Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 at 2:49 pm
Season 2, Episode 106 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I start off the show by answering a question we received from a listener about the the history of the podcast and how both of us came about getting together to do it.
After the intro we get right into talking about the Steelers rookie camp that took place this past weekend and what useful information that came out of it. We talk a little more about second round pick Mike Adams and where he ultimately fits down the line. During this assessment we take into account some recent quotes that Tunch Ilkin apparently has made in Read more [...]
Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:25 pm
Season 2, Episode 105 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I get right into things as the first rookie camp of 2012 got underway today for the Pittsburgh Steelers. We go over a few roster additions as well as the few players that have been invited in for try-outs.
After the intro David and I discuss the Achilles injury suffered by Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and how big of blow it is to the main rival of the Steelers. We discuss whether or not he will play at all in 2012 and how effective we expect he can be if he even does. Who move on to discuss the tragic suicide Read more [...]
Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 11:50 am
Season 2, Episode 104 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I take a look first at the 2012 rookie pool for the Pittsburgh Steelers as it relates to the overall salary cap and the first contract for David DeCastro.
We move on to discuss the Rosetta Stone comment made in regard to the new playbook by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Monday. It was clearly a little fun jab he made and we are sure everything will get hammered out when the team gets together this upcoming weekend for the mini-camp.
David and I then turn our attention to look at how the other teams drafted in the AFC Read more [...]
Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 5:53 pm
Season 2, Episode 103 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I get right after it talking about the newest Pittsburgh Steelers players drafted this weekend after a quick hat tip to the Yale undrafted free agent signed by the Steelers last night Jake Stoller. Why is that important? David is a Yale graduate and we have a little fun with that in itself.
After some quick laughs we get serious and discuss David DeCastro, Mike Adams, Sean Spence, Alameda Ta’amu, Chris Rainey, Toney Clemons, David Paulson, Terrence Frederick and Kelvin Beachum in depth one by one and how each player fits Read more [...]
Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 10:53 am
Season 2, Episode 102 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd tied up with draft coverage of day 3 of the 2012 NFL draft with ESPN 970, I welcome back to the podcast Mark Kaboly from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review to talk about the day two draft picks made by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Of course we get into the character issues of Ohio State tackle Mike Adams and the events that transpired for him to get back on the Steelers draft board. We also move on to talk about the Steelers third round selection of Miami Hurricane linebacker Sean Spence. We discuss if Spence how Spence plays a lot Read more [...]
Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 11:23 am
Season 2, Episode 101 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and start celebrating the selection of Stanford guard David DeCastro as the 24th pick in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. We start breaking down the picks and trades that happened along the way that set up the gift from heaven to the Steelers and make sure to spank and thank the Cleveland Browns for playing a big role in it all.
After a further recap of round one we talk specifically about DeCastro and what he brings to the table. What side will he ultimately play and does that even matter right Read more [...]
Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 1:09 pm
Season 2, Episode 100 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and first thank the listeners for the great feedback and emails that we have received over the course of the last few weeks. It has been overwhelming and we both are grateful to have such a wide listener-ship. We hope our passion and honest opinions show that we love doing these podcast for you.
The talk starts with a brief recap of the Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin pre draft press conference from Monday. Not much info was gleamed from it, but we share the nuggets we liked. This is the final episode prior to the draft that begins Read more [...]
Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 pm
Season 2, Episode 99 of The Terrible Podcast is up and since we had overwhelming feedback from the last draft talk podcast with NFL draft scout Dave-Te Thomas, I decided to have him back on again Sunday night for a special edition of the podcast. You asked, you receive as I get Thomas for a solid hour and we talk about several of the Pittsburgh Steelers pre draft visitors and a slew of other prospects that the Steelers might have their eyes on in the upcoming draft.
It is hard to recap this episode properly, but I hope you have an hour free as I threw question after question at him and nailed Read more [...]
Friday, April 20th, 2012 at 4:33 pm
Season 2, Episode 98 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd start of by talking briefly about the restricted free agent offer sheet deadline today as it relates of course to Mike Wallace. No dead horse beating here, just a quick recap.
We then move on discuss Ohio State tackle Mike Adams testing positive for marijuana at the combine and how the Pittsburgh Steelers likely have removed him from their draft board now, if they hadn't already. David and I get into the character aspect of players and where each of us might draw the line. Would we take one player off the board completely Read more [...]
Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 8:18 pm
Season 2, Episode 97 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd start of by talking about the recent re-signing of Charlie Batch and what it means go forward. We are both in the opinion that Byron Leftwich will not be far behind him.
With Tuesday being the release of Steelers 2012 schedule, we discuss a few things in regards to that. Did Weslye Saunders really grow an inch over the course of a year? He says he did and we talk briefly about that. Are the defensive tackle and wide receiver classes the deepest this year in the draft? We talk briefly about it. What about the new kickoff rule Read more [...]
Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 12:58 pm
Season 2, Episode 96 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd have no choice to start off talking about Mike Wallace and the recent news that he might not sign his tender. We both think that the talk of trading is pretty ludicrous and we give all the reasons as to why it will not happen and how his situation is different the Santonio Holmes one.
We move on to talk a little about the rumors that the salary cap could be flat in 2014, which is when the new TV money is expected to kick in. I have my reasons as to why I think that might be premature talk. As part of that talk we get into Read more [...]
Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 7:13 pm
Season 2, Episode 95 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd start off by wishing Hall of Fame cornerback Mel Blount a Happy 64th Birthday and discuss how he changed the game.
We move forward and discuss the free agent visit made Tuesday by tight end Leonard Pope, who ended up signing later in the day, even though I thought the Steelers might wait until after the draft. In my opinion the Pope signing really means nothing. We also discuss the recent pre draft visits to the Southside made by Akiem Hicks, Michael Egnew, Nick Perry and Mychal Kendricks. When we start discussing Perry we Read more [...]