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The first home game of the regular season brought thousands of Steelers’ fans to the North Shore on Sunday afternoon.
After opening the season last weekend with loss to the Denver Broncos, the Steelers came home to the friendly confines of Heinz Field looking for their first win of the season. This weekend brought Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets to town.
NFL on CBS play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday to preview the Steelers’ Week 2 matchup with the New York Jets, which can be seen on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. on KDKA-TV.
With the Steelers facing the New York Jets on Sunday at Heinz Field, WFAN midday hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts made their return to The Fan Morning Show to discuss the matchup and all the drama surrounding the Jets this season.
The Machine checked in with The Fan Morning Show Friday to make his picks for Week 2 of the NFL season.
93-7 The Fan’s Jim Colony made his usual visit to the Steelers’ locker room this week where he caught up with center Maurkice Pouncey for their regular “In Depth With Maurkice Pouncey” spot.
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan praises Steeler fans and looks forward to Sunday’s contest.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — According to Post-Gazette reporter and 93.7 The Fan Steelers insider Ed Bouchette, outside linebacker James Harrison will apparently be absent again due to left knee soreness when the New York Jets come to Heinz Field for a late Sunday afternoon game.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — When you’re 30 years old, won two Super Bowls, and reached a third, you’ll have the trust of your coaches, and Ben Roethlisberger says freedom goes a long way toward balance under new offensive coordinator Todd Haley.
As the Steelers ramp up for their home opener against the Jets Sunday, injuries take their toll on the team. The offensive line, which management made a big case to shore up this past draft, is still banged up. The running game is getting thinner and the linebacking corps is still questionable.
Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday, as the team prepares to face his former team, the New York Jets, on Sunday.
Paul Bessire, known better as “The Prediction Machine,” checked in with The Fan Morning Show Thursday for his regular weekly spot, which can be heard Thursdays at 8:40 a.m.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers safety Troy Polamalu acknowledges fellow Defensive Player of the Year honoree James Harrison is a presence on the field, but he doesn’t believe the uncertainty surrounding Harrison’s health–or his own–will affect his play in Sunday’s Week 2 contest against the New York Jets at Heinz Field.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — You know, it’s been a full decade since the Steelers last…well, never mind, says linebacker LaMarr Woodley.
While it was tough, the Steelers’ loss to Denver is just one roadblock on a long journey to the post-season.