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The Terrible Take - Episode 673
January 6, 2023 -<br /><br />On this Friday version of The Terrible Take, Alex Kozora argues why the NFL had only one clear solution when it came to handling the rest of the schedule on the heels of the suspension of the Week 17 Monday night game.
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Steelers Football - The Terrible Podcast - Epis...
January 6, 2023 - <br /><br />Season 13, Episode 71 of The Terrible Podcast is now in the can. In this Friday show, Alex Kozora and I get right to talking about former Pittsburgh Steelers upcoming Sunday game against the Cleveland Browns and especially how it impacts how we will view the job that head coach Mike Tomlin did this season.<br /><br />The NFL has tweaked the playoff schedule following the suspension of the Week 17 Monday night game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals, so we go over that top to bottom. We also cover how it might help the Steelers overall.<br /><br />There is a lot of pertinent NFL news that breaks throughout this show that is relevant to the Steelers so be prepared for that.<br /><br />As usual, Alex and I go over the Steelers' injury situation heading into Friday. We also talk about the main talking points to come out of the Thursday press conferences by Steelers' coordinators Matt Canada and Teryl Austin.<br /><br />We spend extra time talking about Canada's job security and how rookie inside linebacker Mark Robinson might not play as much as fans want him to on Sunday against the Browns.<br /><br />Midway through this show, Alex and I are joined once again by Scott Petrak, who covers the Browns for several media outlets along with BrownsZone.com. We talk a good 23 minutes with Scott about the Browns' 2022 season to date, the upcoming Sunday game on both sides of the football and more. After previewing the game between the Steelers and the Browns, Scott gives us his score prediction for Sunday afternoon.<br /><br />If not already doing so, please follow Scott on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/ScottPetrak" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">@ScottPetrak</a> and please read his work online here: https://www.brownszone.com/author/spetrak/<br /><br />After talking to Scott, Alex and I provide our own preview of the Steelers' Sunday game against the Browns. We look at the Browns on both sides of the football based on their recent tape. We attempt to cover all the usual angles when it comes to previewing this Week 18 game.<br /><br />As usual, Alex and I wind down this Friday show by providing our picks of the remaining weekend games against the spread before picking the final score of the Steelers' game against the Browns.<br /><br />We mix in other Steelers talk throughout this episode that is not noted in this recap post, and then we close this show out by hitting the e-mail machine for several listener questions.<br /><br />Alex and I have a good discussion about the future of Canada during this show in addition to talking about if the Steelers will get cornerback Cameron Sutton re-signed before free agency gets underway.
128 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 672
January 5, 2023 -<br /><br /><br />On this Thursday version of The Terrible Take, Dave Bryan discusses the job that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has done this season ahead of the team's 2022 finale at home against the Cleveland Browns.<br />
2 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 671
January 4, 2023 -<br /><br />On this Wednesday version of The Terrible Take, Alex Kozora discusses Damar Hamlin's Monday night injury and the tragedies Pittsburgh's had to endure over the last 12 months.
2 min
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Steelers Football - The Terrible Podcast - Epis...
January 4, 2023 -<br /><br />Season 13, Episode 70 of The Terrible Podcast is now in the can. In this Wednesday show, Alex Kozora and I spend the first part of it going over the significant injury that Buffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin suffered early in the Monday night game. We have a lengthy talk about Hamlin's status, what Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had to say Tuesday about the Pittsburgh product and much, much more. We obviously talk about the Monday night game being suspended and how ESPN handled the post-injury coverage.<br /><br />After discussing Hamlin, Alex and I move forward to discuss the Steelers Week 18 injury situation. We also talk about the few visitors the team had on Tuesday.Tomlin's weekly press conference on Tuesday produced several nice talking points that Alex and I make sure to address. The play of rookie defensive end DeMarvin Leal and inside linebacker Mark Robinson on Sunday night are discussed as part of that.<br /><br />We wade through the rest of the Tomlin stuff from Tuesday and then get into recapping the Steelers Sunday night game against the Baltimore Ravens now that we have both fully viewed the all-22 tape from that contest. We discuss offense, defense, special teams and much more.<br /><br />We discuss the future of several players scheduled to become unrestricted free agents during the offseason in this podcast as well.<br /><br />We mix in other Steelers talk throughout this episode that is not noted in this recap post, and then we close this show out by hitting the e-mail machine for several listener questions.
103 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 670
January 3, 2023 -<br /><br />On this Tuesday version of The Terrible Take, Dave Bryan delivers some much-deserved recognition to Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Miles Boykin entering the final week of the 2022 NFL regular season.
3 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 669
January 2, 2023 -<br /><br />On this Monday version of The Terrible Take, Alex Kozora explains why the Pittsburgh Steelers' success in two-minute drills the last two weeks are rooted in what the team does in August.
2 min
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Steelers Football - The Terrible Podcast - Epis...
January 2, 2023 -<br /><br />Season 13, Episode 69 of The Terrible Podcast is now in the can. In this Monday show, Alex Kozora and I get right to talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers beating the Baltimore Ravens on the road Sunday night.<br /><br />There’s a lot to talk about in this show and we start by going over the pregame roster moves as well as the inactive list ahead of the Sunday night game. We quickly get into the big win over the Ravens with rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett playing a huge part in that. We talk about the several good things that Pickett did Sunday night and especially late in the game.<br /><br />We spend a lot of time talking about the play of the Steelers' offense Sunday night and that includes talking about how strong the running game was. We go over several key plays and stats from Sunday night like we usually do in these postgame shows.<br /><br />After spending a lot of time on the offense, Alex and I flip over to talking about the play of the Steelers' defense against the Ravens. We talk snaps counts, individual performances and more. We also talk a little scheme and go over a few key stats on that side of the football.<br /><br />As you would expect, we talk some special teams stuff late in the show. We also discuss the Steelers' playoff scenarios entering Week 18. We spend time talking about the job that Steeles head coach Mike Tomlin has done to get this team in the playoff picture with one game remaining in the 2022 regular season.<br /><br />Oh, we make sure to talk about that big penalty on Steelers defensive tackle Cameron Heyward late in the first half.<br /><br />We mix in other Steelers talk throughout this episode that is not noted in this recap post, and then we close this show out by hitting the e-mail machine for several listener questions.
85 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 668
January 1, 2023 - <br /><br />For Episode 668, a submitted take from our very own Dr. Melanie Friedlander in which she talks about the Pittsburgh Steelers' chances to sneak into the playoffs compared to prior similar scenarios.
3 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 667
December 31, 2022 -<br /><br />On this Saturday version of The Terrible Take, Alexa DellaRocco previews the Pittsburgh Steelers' Week 17 Sunday night game against the Baltimore Ravens in addition to talking about rookie WR George Pickens.
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The Terrible Take - Episode 666
December 30, 2022 -<br /><br />On this Friday version of The Terrible Take, Alex Kozora shares a hope - and a concern - for the Pittsburgh Steelers ahead of their Sunday night game against the Baltimore Ravens.
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Steelers Football - The Terrible Podcast - Epis...
December 30, 2022 - <br /><br />Season 13, Episode 68 of The Terrible Podcast is now in the can. In this Friday show, Alex Kozora and I get right to talking about former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs playing Thursday night for the Tennessee Titans. We then move forward to talk about what a big game that the Pittsburgh Steelers will have on Sunday night against the Baltimore Ravens and what needs to happen earlier in the day.<br /><br />We go over the Steelers' Week 17 injury report as of Thursday and also talk about the injuries that the Ravens are dealing with this week. Alex and I then move on to parse the notable comments made on Thursday by Steelers' coordinators Matt Canada and Teryl Austin.<br /><br />Midway through this show, Alex and I are joined once again by Jonas Shaffer, who covers the Ravens for the Baltimore Sun. We talk a good 25 minutes with Jonas about the upcoming Sunday night game on both sides of the football. After previewing the game between the Steelers and the Ravens, Jonas gives us his score prediction for Sunday night.<br /><br />If not already doing so, please follow Jonas on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/jonas_shaffer" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">@jonas_shaffer</a> and please read his work online here: https://www.baltimoresun.com/bal-jonas-shaffer-20141007-staff.html<br /><br />After talking to Jonas, Alex and I provide our own preview of the Steelers' Sunday night game against the Ravens. We look at the Ravens on both sides of the football based on their recent tape. We attempt to cover all the usual angles when it comes to previewing this Week 17 game.<br /><br />As usual, Alex and I wind down this Friday show by providing our picks of the remaining weekend games against the spread before picking the final score of the Steelers' game against the Ravens.<br /><br />We mix in other Steelers talk throughout this episode that is not noted in this recap post, and then we close this show out by hitting the e-mail machine for several listener questions. Alex and I have a good discussion about Steelers rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett late in this show.
116 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 665
December 29, 2022 - <br /><br />On this Thursday version of The Terrible Take, Dave Bryan looks at the depth the Pittsburgh Steelers have at the inside linebacker position now that Marcus Allen has been placed on the Reserve/Injured list.
3 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 664
December 28, 2022 -<br /><br />On this Wednesday version of The Terrible Take, Alex Kozora highlights another illogical NFL rule that should be changed if at all possible.
3 min
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Steelers Football - The Terrible Podcast - Epis...
December 28, 2022 - <br /><br />Season 13, Episode 67 of The Terrible Podcast is now in the can. In this Wednesday show, Alex Kozora and I spend the first several minutes of it going over the health of the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into Week 17 of the 2022 regular season.We also discuss the several roster moves made by the team since the Steelers’ Saturday night home win against the Las Vegas Raiders.<br /><br />The Steelers are still in the playoff hunt with two weeks remaining in the 2022 regular season, so Alex and I go over several scenarios related to that and especially when it comes to Week 17.Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin talked on Tuesday, so Alex and I fully parse his weekly press conference like we usually do.<br /><br />The all-22 tape from the Steelers' game against the Raiders has now been digested and Alex and I give our thoughts on the play of the offense, defense and more. We talk about the tight end position quite a bit. We go over certain plays and schemes from the offense before flipping over to the defensive side. We break down quite a few plays and individual performances on that side of the ball as well.<br /><br />We mix in other Steelers talk throughout this episode that is not noted in this recap post, and then we close this show out by hitting the e-mail machine for several listener questions.
114 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 663
December 27, 2022 - <br /><br />On this Tuesday version of The Terrible Take, Dave Bryan looks back at the Pittsburgh Steelers' trade with Chicago Bears in early November and where that looks like it is headed on the draft board.
2 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 662
December 26, 2022 -<br /><br />On this Monday version of The Terrible Take, Alex Kozora highlights the contributions made by Pittsburgh Steelers TE Connor Heyward on Saturday night and so far this season.
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The Terrible Take - Episode 661
December 25, 2022 - <br /><br />For Episode 661, a submitted take from our very own Dr. Melanie Friedlander in which she talks about how fitting the Pittsburgh Steelers' Saturday night win over the Las Vegas Raiders was on the night that Franco Harris was celebrated.
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Steelers Football - The Terrible Podcast - Epis...
December 25, 2022 - <br /><br />Season 13, Episode 66 of The Terrible Podcast is now in the can. In this Sunday show, Alex Kozora and I get right to talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers beating the Las Vegas Raiders Saturday night at Acrisure Stadium and in dramatic fashion.<br /><br />Alex and I start by quickly overviewing Saturday night and that includes not only the big win, but the number retirement of late Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris as well. We go over how the Steelers had several reasons to win Saturday night.<br /><br />Alex and I move on to breaking down the Steelers win, and we start on the defensive side of the football. We go over the lack of explosive plays allowed by the Steelers defense and how the unit effectively shut down the Raiders' top two offensive weapons. We go over the interceptions that Raiders quarterback David Carr threw and more.<br /><br />We then move on to talk extensively about the play of the Steelers offense on Saturday. We discuss the final touchdown-scoring drive, the play of rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett and much, much more. We highlight several plays from the game as well.<br /><br />We even hit on a few special teams items late in the show as well as a few in-game decisions made by head coach Mike Tomlin that we didn't particularly like.<br /><br />Alex and I recap the Saturday roster move made by the Steelers and the health of the team coming out of the game against the Raiders.<br /><br />We mix in other Steelers talk throughout this episode that is not noted in this recap post, and then we close this show out by hitting the e-mail machine for several listener questions.
51 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 660
December 24, 2022 -<br /><br />On this Saturday version of The Terrible Take, Alexa DellaRocco previews the Pittsburgh Steelers' Week 16 Saturday night game against the Las Vegas Raiders in addition to talking about the recent passing of HOF RB Franco Harris.
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The Terrible Take - Episode 659
December 23, 2022 -<br /><br />On this Wednesday version of The Terrible Take, Alex Kozora discusses how the NFL's lost some of its magic and lore of all-time classic games.
2 min
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Steelers Football - The Terrible Podcast - Epis...
December 23, 2022 - <br /><br />Season 13, Episode 65 of The Terrible Podcast is now in the can. In this Friday show, Alex Kozora and I get right to talking more about the passing of Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame running back on the 50th Anniversary of The Immaculate Reception.<br /><br />We talk about the significance of the Saturday night home game against the Las Vegas Raiders and the expected weather for the contest.<br /><br />The Steelers made a recent practice squad move that Alex and I discuss before transitioning into recapping the Thursday injury reports released by Pittsburgh and Las Vegas.<br /><br />Alex and I then move on to parse the notable comments made on Thursday by Steelers' coordinators Matt Canada and Teryl Austin. We talk a little bit about the chances of rookie inside linebacker Mark Robinson being active Saturday night.<br /><br />Midway through this show, Alex and I are joined once again by Vinny Bonsignore, who covers the Raiders for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. We talk a good 30 minutes with Vinny about the upcoming Saturday night game, the recent passing of Harris and of course The Immaculate Reception.<br /><br />After previewing the game between the Steelers and the Raiders, Vinny gives us his score prediction for Saturday night. If not already doing so, please follow Vinny on Twitter at &lt;a href="https://twitter.com/VinnyBonsignore" rel="noopener" target="_blank"&gt;@VinnyBonsignore&lt;/a&gt; and please read and listen to his work online at these two links: https://www.reviewjournal.com/staff/vincent-bonsignore/ &amp; https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/in-the-huddle-with-vinny-bonsignore-las-vegas-raiders-news/id1528122214<br /><br />After talking to Vinny, Alex and I provide our own preview of the Steelers' Saturday night game against the Raiders. We look at the Raiders on both sides of the football based on their recent tape. We attempt to cover all the usual angles when it comes to previewing this Week 16 game.<br /><br />As usual, Alex and I wind down this Friday show by providing our picks of the remaining weekend games against the spread before picking the final score of the Steelers' game against the Raiders.<br /><br />We mix in other Steelers talk throughout this episode that is not noted in this recap post, and then we close this show out by hitting the e-mail machine for several listener questions.
107 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 658
December 22, 2022 - <br /><br />On this Thursday version of The Terrible Take, Dave Bryan looks back at the silly penalty that Pittsburgh Steelers ILB Marcus Allen had against the Carolina Panthers and the best way he can quickly atone for it.
2 min
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The Terrible Take - Episode 657
December 21, 2022 -<br /><br />On this Wednesday version of The Terrible Take, Alex Kozora reacts to the sudden passing of Pittsburgh Steelers' Hall of Fame RB Franco Harris ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Immaculate Reception.
2 min
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Steelers Football - The Terrible Podcast - Epis...
December 21, 2022 - <br /><br />Season 13, Episode 64 of The Terrible Podcast is now in the can. In this Wednesday show, Alex Kozora and I spend most of it talking about the sudden overnight passing of Pittsburgh Steelers legendary Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris.<br /><br />We talk a lot about what Harris meant to the Steelers' organization, the Immaculate Reception play, his No. 32 being retired this weekend and more.<br /><br />I share some of my childhood memories about Harris in this show and we go over what Steelers’ head coach Mike Tomlin had to say about Harris just yesterday during his weekly press conference.<br /><br />After spending nearly 20 minutes talking about the life and career of Harris and his sudden passing, Alex and I go over the key things that Tomlin said on Tuesday during his press conference. We talk early injury report, the forecasted weather for the Saturday night game between the Steelers and Las Vegas Raiders and a few other things from Tomlin.<br /><br />Alex and I quickly go over a few all-22 items from the Steelers Week 15 Sunday road win against the Carolina Panthers to close out this somber show.
44 min