Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 25, 2016

Barron Miles, Steelers Cornerback, 1995

First, can you let readers know about your coaching career – how you got started and why you enjoy most about it so far? I have been coaching now for six years and I love every minute of it. It is time-consuming but worth it. I began coaching right after … Read Article →

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January 21, 2016

Greg Hawthorne, Steelers Running Back/Receiver, 1979-1983

First, can you let readers know what you’ve been doing with yourself since your time in the NFL? Well, when I retired I went back to school to get my teaching certificate. I probably will go into coaching. I started a couple of other businesses too – just trying to … Read Article →

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January 20, 2016

The Steelers Passive Aggressive offense

The Steelers were fourth in the NFL in points scored per game in 2015, averaging 26.4 points per game. To look at that number, you’d think the offense needs only continue with that performance moving into the 20166 season, and with defensive tweaks to the secondary and pass rush, this … Read Article →

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January 17, 2016

Long Shots…

Takeaways from tonight’s game: Give the team credit for contending despite numerous injuries to key personnel. Playing with a backup left tackle, backup center, third string running back, and second string receiver – that they were able to contend as they had spoke well to the team leadership that held … Read Article →

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January 14, 2016

Tyler Palko, Pitt/Steelers Quarterback, 2009

First, can you let readers know what you are doing with yourself since your time in the NFL? Well,  I got to spend five years in the NFL fulfilling a childhood dream. I had good parents – it all started there, My dad was my high school coach and he … Read Article →

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January 10, 2016

On Implosions and Freeing Ben

I’ll start off by saying, the Bengals paid the price for employing low-character players. Guys they knew were bad characters – yet they kept them out there, and by doing so, lost a game they should have won. Feel sorry for Marvin Lewis? No. He employs those guys. Keeps them … Read Article →

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January 08, 2016

Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, Steelers Safety, 2010-2014

First, can you let readers know what you are doing with yourself now? I’m working out and staying healthy. I’m still a free agent. Right now I’m working with high school kids – I’ve been hosting a kids skills camp for about two weeks now. It’s for local area kids … Read Article →

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January 07, 2016

There’s a quiet frustration brewing in the Pittsburgh sports media world

There’s a quiet frustration brewing in the Pittsburgh sports media world. It’s a reflection of a larger issue across all media as it relates to online journalism and publishing. It’s a hushed conversation because it involves a number of legal issues and ambiguity; ethics and job security; victimization and finger-pointing. … Read Article →

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January 05, 2016

All this talk about cornerbacks….

Come draft time  there will be a lot of discussion again about the cornerback needs for this Steelers team.  But I’m going to throw an antithetical comment out there for you to chew on:  I’m not convinced this team needs another cornerback.  This team has a menagerie of cornerbacks on the … Read Article →

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