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Colin Dunlap: Count Me As Rooting For Jim Tomsula

Walk past Jim Tomsula on East Carson Street and he looks like a guy headed into a bar for a fish “sammich” and a bottle of beer — but not the fancy kind, just a regular beer.

93-7 The Fan–01/15/2015

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Dunlap: LeBeau Out, But Process Seems Strange

No ceremony. No press conference. No member of the Rooney family standing in front of television cameras thanking Dick LeBeau — one of the greatest defensive coordinators of all-time — for his dedication and commitment to one of the proudest organizations in the National Football League. Nope.

93-7 The Fan–01/10/2015

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Dunlap: A 5-Point Steelers Checklist For The Offseason

Perhaps you have gone into this New Year (as an aside, can you believe it is 2015?) with a checklist; a to-do list you’d like to get accomplished before the calendar spins again.

01/07/2015

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Colin Dunlap: Tate Shouldn’t Trump Harris

Ben Tate is now a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ben Tate, however, should remain an insurance policy — and not a whole lot more this week in a wild-card game against the Baltimore Ravens.

93-7 The Fan–12/30/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Can The Steelers Win With A Gimpy Le’Veon?

It happened at 10:34 p.m. on Sunday night. A stadium fell silent. A fan base held their collective breath. Steeler Nation starting saying novenas.

93-7 The Fan–12/29/2014

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Dunlap: What’s The Bad Part About Narduzzi To Pitt?

It appears Pat Narduzzi is about to become the next head football coach at the University of Pittsburgh.

93-7 The Fan–12/23/2014

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The Pirates Hot Stove Report With Colin Dunlap: Dec. 11, 2014

In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the team bringing back Francisco Liriano, the news that the team is in the very early stages of contract talks with Neil Walker and answers questions from the mail bag.

93-7 The Fan–12/11/2014

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Dunlap: Heath Miller Quietly A Steelers Force

Sure there’s Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown and Ben Roethlisberger. There’s even Martavis Bryant and Markus Wheaton. But don’t forget Heath Miller.

12/08/2014

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The Pirates Hot Stove Report With Colin Dunlap: Dec. 4, 2014

In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the contract Francisco Liriano is looking to get on the free agent market and answers your questions from the mail bag.

93-7 The Fan–12/04/2014

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Colin Dunlap: No Worry About Bell’s Workload

There would seem to be a slender line between use and overuse when it comes to a running back.

93-7 The Fan–12/03/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Steelers’ Struggles Circle Back To Casey Hampton

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had time to throw on Sunday.

93-7 The Fan–12/01/2014

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The Pirates Hot Stove Report With Colin Dunlap: Nov. 26, 2014

In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the Pirates taking a chance on another unknown pitching commodity in Radhames Liz and answers your questions from the mail bag.

93-7 The Fan–11/26/2014

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Dunlap: Lynch Made NFL’s Policy Look Foolish

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch picked up a new fan this past weekend — me.

11/25/2014

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Dunlap: Dupuis Situation Reinforces Importance Of Family

The family is who Colin Dunlap couldn’t stop thinking about on Wednesday afternoon when a hurriedly-called media gathering was assembled for the man of that house — Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis — to announce he had a blood clot in his lung.

11/20/2014

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The Pirates Hot Stove Report With Colin Dunlap: Nov. 19, 2014

In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the Pirates bringing back AJ Burnett, losing Russell Martin and what the future may hold for Francicso Liriano.

93-7 The Fan–11/19/2014