Colin Dunlap

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Colin grew up in Sharpsburg and Aspinwall and attended Fox Chapel Area High High School.  He graduated from West Virginia University and then came back home to write for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  While there, he covered the Pirates, area college football and basketball, and the prep sports scene.  Colin joined The Fan when it launched in February 2010 as a weekend show host.  He also serves as a featured sports columnist for

Dunlap: Gronk Should Miss Steelers Game

Rob Gronkowski should miss the much-anticipated, Mike-Tomlin-is-already-looking-ahead-to-it matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots on Dec. 17.

93-7 The Fan–12/04/2017

Dunlap: Fighting In Sports Is An Intriguing Case

Saw a captivating story today from the other side of the Commonwealth.

93-7 The Fan–11/29/2017

Dunlap: McCarthy’s Stubbornness Partly Why Packers Have No Chance

Colin Dunlap says the stubbornness of Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy is why the Steelers will win on Sunday.


Dunlap: Ben And Haley Need To Figure It Out

Colin Dunlap says Ben Roethlisberger and Todd Haley need to get beyond the petulance.


Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers drops back to the pass in the first half during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Heinz Field on October 8, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dunlap: Thursday Night NFL Games Are Such A Bad Idea

With NFL players and coaches complaining about Thursday Night Football, is now the time to do away with those games?


Dunlap: Heather Lyke Needs To Make Tarp Decision

Colin Dunlap says this is the easiest decision Pitt athletics director Heather Lyke will ever make – get the tarps out.


Dunlap: Steelers Should Make The Super Bowl

According to Colin Dunlap, barring any catastrophic injury or some ridiculous unforeseen circumstance, the Steelers should make it to the Super Bowl.


Dunlap: Impossible To Overuse Bell

The Steelers should be firmly entrenched and solely fixated on the business of the present — and that business right now is pumping Le’Veon Bell the football.


Dunlap: Martavis Needs To Shape Up

While questions surround Martavis Bryant’s future in Pittsburgh, one thing is clear: He isn’t the explosive player many thought he would be upon his return.


Dunlap: No Moral Victories For Steelers

There’s no room for a moral victory as the Steelers head to Kansas City to play a Chiefs team that is 5-0 and has scored an NFL-leading 164 points.


Dunlap: AB Was Just Being AB

The latest example of AB being AB came early in the second quarter in what ended up in a 26-9 victory for the Steelers on Sunday at Baltimore.


Dunlap: Ben Needs To Be Better – And He Knows It

It’s the unadulterated and pure truth, no matter what vantage you have of the Steelers’ offense — quarterback Ben Roethlisberger needs to be better. He needs to be much better. And it’s OK to ask him to be better.

93-7 The Fan–09/27/2017

Dunlap: Steelers Fans Aren’t Going Anywhere

Steelers football isn’t a religion in western Pennsylvania, it is the religion in these parts. That’s why you won’t quit the Steelers after their national anthem protest.


Dunlap: Worry About Your Team

What James Franklin did at last weekend’s Penn State-Georgia State game was coach his team the way he wanted.


Dunlap: The Steelers’ Offense is A-OK

I love the business I’m in. It’s pretty much the reaction business. Check that — especially come football season in these parts, it is the overreaction business.

93-7 The Fan–09/18/2017



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