A member of the Pirates organization for 29 years, bench coach Jeff Banister has been interviewing for open managerial positions this offseason and has reached the final three for the Texas Rangers position.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) – Steelers guard Ramon Foster joined The Fan Morning Show on Tuesday for his regular weekly spot with the guys, just days removed from the Steelers’ blowout loss to the Browns.
Despite a couple of average games, Pitt tailback James Conner is still 5th in division 1 rushing yardage and the sophomore said today he will play some at defensive end Thursday night against Virginia Tech. Conner and head coach Paul Chryst have said since training camp that Conner would get a look there, however he has only played offense to this point in the season.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) – 93-7 The Fan Steelers insider and Post-Gazette reporter Ed Bouchette joined The Fan Morning Show on Monday to break down the Steelers’ blowout loss to the Browns.
Bob Pompeani talked about the Pirates offseason with John Perrotto of USA Today.
In his weekly “VESLA 360 Injury Report” exclusively on 937thefan.com, former Pittsburgh Pirates trainer Frank Velasquez takes a look at the Steelers Week 6 Injury Report.
Esiason says it’s a measuring stick game for the Browns and he believes Browns QB Brian Hoyer is up for the challenge.
Former pro bowl quarterback Trent Green joined The Fan Morning Show on Friday to preview Sunday’s Steelers vs. Browns game, which he will be calling for the NFL on CBS.
Former NFL Quarterback and current NFL on CBS Analyst Rich Gannon joined the Starkey and Mueller show and had a number of questions about how the Steelers offense works when in the redzone after being told Ben Roethlisberger claimed he called the redzone plays against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
An officiating crew was again on hand for practice Wednesday afternoon when the Steelers began their on-field preparations for Sunday’s game in Cleveland. It’s the second week in a row that Mike Tomlin has had officials oversee practice. The Steelers were penalized seven times against Jacksonville and continue to be the NFL’s most penalized team through five games.
Coming off a season in which he scored 22 goals for the Nashville Predators, new Penguins winger Patric Hornqvist is looking capitalize on the opportunity presented to him of playing on the teams top line with Sidney Crosby.
Kunitz says there are lot of guys with something to prove this year and it will lead to better play on the ice.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) – Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday for the final 2014 edition of his weekly spot with the guys.
Winger Blake Comeau joined “The Fan Morning Show” Wednesday with his Penguins debut just a day away.
Roethlisberger says he is suprised the decision to help extend Antonio Browns streak would create such a stir. For the players the most important thing is they helped a teammate and won the game.