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SteelCast returns this week with a postgame edition on Monday night.
Join Dani Bostick and I with our regular guest, Nkwa Asonye, as we talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers' victory on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Significant injuries were suffered by both teams, big plays were made and development could be seen in some young players on the Steelers' roster. Listen in with us to see if you agree on our assessment of the game.
As always you can join us by calling 347-850-8581 to join us on the air with any questions and/or comments you might have.
Topics we will be sure to cover:
Steelers win, winners, losers, highlights.
Maurkice Pouncey injury; latest news, what it means and the long term impact;
It is a shame there isn't much news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers recently. If there were injuries, intriguing signings, and a team preparing for their final "dress rehearsal" of the preseason...oh wait, all of that is stuff is going on in the Steel City this week.
Be sure to join myself and co-host Lance Williams for the BTSC podcast "The Standard is the Standard" tonight at 9:00 p.m. EST on our BlogTalkRadio page for everything Steelers related. Talk of the Green Bay Packers game, sound from inside the locker room, a look ahead to the Buffalo Bills game and of course Michael Vick.
Listen live and make the discussion a conversation by calling in to the show to make your voice heard. Simply call (347) 850-8581 any time during the show and we will work you into the podcast. If you fail to listen live, be sure to check BTSC tomorrow for the podcast, as well as our BlogTalkRadio page and you can even access our feed on iTunes. Simply search 'The Standard is the Standard' in your iTunes store to subscribe to our feed.
Jordy Nelson and Maurkice Pouncey both suffered major injuries, in Sunday's preseason game, between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers. The debate about the NFL preseason has been going on for years. The tradition has been four games, to prepare and evaluate players. Times have changed, and many people believe that the NFL should reduce the pre-season, and add games to the regular season.
Jordy Nelson and Kelvin Benjamin both sustained non-contact knee injuries, this past week. Maurkice Pouncey suffered a broken ankle. In the case of Nelson and Benjamin, both injuries happened when planting. This injury could have occured at any time. Pouncey was playing in a third of five pre-season games, that the Steelers have this year. Can you blame it on the number of pre-season games?
Hypothetically, if the NFL were to reduce the preseason to two games, and make the regular season 18 games, would it have prevented these injuries? At some point, the length of the season will come into play. In this case, maybe it would have been the season opener, for the PIttsburgh Steelers. Rewind to September 8, 2013. Pouncey was carted off the field with a knee injury. This was the opening game of the season, and was injured in the first quarter. Injuries can occur at anytime, contact or no contact. The only true argument, the injury occured in a game that meant something. Listen in or call the show with your thoughts.
SteelCast is back with this week's show, tonight at 11:00PM ET!
Dani Bostick and I will be joined by our regular guest, Nkwa Ayewoh to cover recent Steelers news, give you all the information you need going into Sunday's preseason matchup against the Green Bay Packers and we go over recent NFL and fantasy news.
As always we welcome all listeners and fans to join our show by calling in at 347-850-8581. We will be on blogtalkradio.com covering this week's biggest news and Steelers talk.
Steelers waive/release LB Jordan Zumwalt and QB Tajh Boyd;
CB Senquez Golson has shoulder surgery, why the waited and what it means;
Jarvis Jones' wrist injury lingers, what it means and whether he can be effective;
WR Antonio Brown deal talks yield no new contract;
Chris and Dave are back for their 11th season of Packers Therapy, launching it by commenting on the Packers doubling up the New England Patriots in the preseason opener. The gents share things that pleased them, disappointed them, and surprised them in the 22-11 victory. They are pretty much in sync in their views, except when it comes to Scott Tolzein and Alonzo Harris.
Posting its first show in 2005, Packers Therapy is the longest-running Packers podcast on the Internet. Hosts Chris and Dave began the show as a way of capturing the spirited chats the two co-workers had about the team around the office. The two have no pretense about being experts: they are just two opinionated shareholders who love the team, follow it closely, but don't always see the Packers fortunes eye to eye.
The guys encourage comments and questions via their Twitter feed @PackersTherapy and read and respond to as many as they can during each show.
Packers Therapy is a part of the Packers Talk, family of podcasts, serving up enough weekly podcasts to satisfy the most fervent of Packer fans. Follow Packers Talk on Twitter, Facebook, and subscribe over at iTunes.
We start the show with NFL talk Patriots sign WR Reggie Wayne & Packers lose WR Jordy Nelson with a torn ACL plus Steelers lose C Pouncey with broken ankle. Is the Preseason needed? Also in roster battles Texans name QB Brian Hoyer the starter and other NFL news. Next up we will discuss the MLB Playoff races as the season ends soon with the Cubs & Rangers making runs that most did not predict. We finish with our Segment "I'm Sorry" where we apoligize to a team or player that we slept on. Plus other hot topics in sports. Join us live 9PM ET Call the show at 716-664-9098 @RaeAndTayToday www.raeandtaytoday.com
You have an alternative to halftime NFL banter! Listen to SteelCast's halftime show. Dani Bostick will provide a Steelers-focused recap of the game and take your calls.
Aaron Rodgers has led the Green Bay Packers to six consecutive playoff appearances. The Packers were on the brink of going to the Super Bowl, in 2014. They finished last season with the top scoring offense by averaging 30.4 points per game. The were set to return all 11 starters, until Jordy Nelson tore his ACL. Nelson will not return this season. Green Bay has developed wide receivers, for a number of years. Do you think the loss of Nelson will end the Packers streak of four division titles, in a row?
After a disappointing 5-11 season, Marc Trestman was fired as the Chicago Bears coach. Brandon Marshall was traded to the New York Jets, and Jay Cutler remains the starting quarterback. All John Fox did in Denver was win. He was 46-18, but after failing to go back to the Super Bowl, Fox and John Elway decided to make a change. It didn't take long for the Bears to hire Fox. There are many things that need to get better for the Bears. The question every season is "Can Jay Cutler lead this team to the Super Bowl?" For the quarterback to be succesful, it starts with an offensive line. This unit must stay healthy and improve to give cutler time. Jeffery Alshon will assume the number one receiver role. Can he keep producing now that Marshall is gone? Matt Forte has been a consistent all around back who can run and catch the ball. What will the Bears do on defense to slow down the offensive units, in the NFC North?
JIm Caldwell took over a disorganized Detroit Lions, and led them to the playoffs, in 2014. The Lions have a potent passing attack with Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate. There are two issues on offense. They do not have a work horse running back, that can take the ball at anytime. Matthew Stafford need to cut down on his turnovers.
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The Hot Mess Express is back to discuss the Packers' first preseason games of 2015. The team will dissect the sad season ending injury of one Jordy Nelson, the almost tragedy that was the Randall Cobb injury, and how the team is looking through their first three preseason games. Who will stay and who will go? Why on earth is special teams still such a dumpster fire? And will Dom Capers' hair pull together a solid defense this season?
Join Out of the Pocket as they take their show on the road and bring you a weekly dissection of the Green Bay Packers as only they know how. All are longtime Packer fans who bring their infinite wisdom, passion and snark to the Packers Talk Radio Network. Follow them on Twitter at @WhatRUTinkin , @Ceallaigh_k , @missannielynn, and @jys_h.
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