Archive for the ‘Pittsburgh Steelers’ Category

QUICK SNAPS: The Coaching Merry-Go-Round (2017 edition)

It’s that time of year again. The regular season ends and all hell lets loose in the managerial ranks of the NFL. Head coaches, assistant coaches, general managers and other staff are all in the firing line as franchises search for the ingredient which will bring them success in 2018. Richard O’Hagan tries to keep up.

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DIVISIONAL WEEKEND: What To Look Out For

Only a quarter of the teams in the NFL remain standing, as the 2017 season reaches the divisional round stage. Which four sides will make it through to the conference championship game next weekend? Richard O’Hagan has some thoughts.

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The 300: #33 Joe Greene

We welcome The 300 back from its Christmas break with a feature on the man who was, for many, the first recognisable face of the NFL – even if he wasn’t playing football at the time.

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The 300: #26 Jack Ham

Today we focus on a man who has been very much in the news in recent months, but whose career was one of the outstanding ones of his time.

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The 300: #11 Walt Kiesling

Today, The 300 takes us right back to the earliest days of the NFL.

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The 300: #4 Bert Bell

The 300 isn’t just about the players. The NFL is about more than the 92 players who suit up every game. Here we look at one of the early greats. 

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Roughing the Passer: Doesn’t Somebody Want to be Wanted

It’s the most important position in sports and also perhaps the most difficult to play, but that doesn’t mean we should go easy on them when it all goes wrong. In the crosshairs this week is a veteran QB who seems to need constant reassurance… 

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LATE HITS – Beasts, Jocks and the Unluckiest Man in the NFL

Marshawn’s return, JJ Watt’s impressive pain tolerance, an inevitable injury to the number one fantasy player and the unluckiest man in the NFL all feature in the first Late Hits of the 2017 season…

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TRADES: Brissett, Osweiler and others find new homes

It isn’t just roster cuts that have been taking place in the NFL this weekend, teams have been picking up those discarded players and adding them to their squads, as well as cutting other deals along the way. These are the big moves that have happened. 

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ROSTER CUTS: Big Names Who Didn’t Make It

It’s been an odd weekend in the NFL. For the first time, the League decided to cut rosters from 90 to 53 after the final preseason game, rather than doing it in increments between the final two contests. It has made for a brutal few days, and some big names suddenly found themselves without teams.  

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