Pirates manager Clint Hurdle joined Colin Dunlap at PirateFest to talk about the Charlie Morton trade and the Pirates offseason.
This just doesn’t feel right. None of it. And really, did it ever?
This is simple, really simple.
No one wanted Pedro Alvarez to throw his way from third base to trying to play first base. No one wanted Pedro Alvarez to not perform up to the level at which we all thought he would.
At this point, Colin Dunlap can’t tell up from down, a concussion from an optical-whatever-the-heck.
There is no defense. No justification, no validation, nothing Mike Tomlin can claim as an excuse or explanation to where his decision could ever be correct.
All that said, however, there was a feeling — to varying degrees — of despair and anguish when Pitt’s top runner sustained an injury that would take a huge chunk of firepower out of the Panthers’ offense.
Troy Polamalu is a legend, a star and icon all rolled into one in these parts, which is why the Pittsburgh Steelers need to make things right.
Don’t act like a knucklehead — it’s really as simple as that.
Colin Dunlap can admit when he was wrong and he says he missed the mark on Mike Mitchell.
Jim Colony is going to hate Colin Dunlap’s column. And he don’t care. Not one bit. In fact, Dunlap kind of like it that way.
The NFL fined WIlliam Gay for wearing purple cleats to raise awareness about domestic violence, when logic should have won out.
Sometimes you have to speak up. Sometimes you have to shut up. Sometimes you end up speaking up when you should probably have shut up — and that happened on Wednesday afternoon in the Steelers locker room.
Are you going to knock me down or am I going to knock you down? The proposition ended up being that simple.
Perhaps with a little perspective you can look back on everything and arrive to the point where I am: There’s no reason to cry the system is unfair, no reason to gripe, complain or object about anything.