Raiders Defense A Mess, But Steelers Have Big Problems Of Their Own; Polamalu and Harrison Still Out
The Steelers will again be without the services of their all pros on defense, as Troy Polamalu and James Harrison once again will sit out, but the Raiders squad is far from full strength either.
Joe Starkey of Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN caught up with Steelers Defensive Backs Coach Carnell Lake, and Wide Receiver Jerricho Cotchery to talk about this weekend’s matchup with the Oakland Raiders.
The Pittsburgh Steelers-Oakland Raiders matchups of the 1970s are still legendary, and former Steelers PR man Joe Gordon joins Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan’s Ron Cook to stroll down memory lane.
CBS NFL analyst Boomer Esiason drops by the Vinnie & Cook Show on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
With the Steelers playing the Oakland Raiders on Sunday 40 years removed from the Immaculate Reception, the Fan Morning Show chatted on Friday with Frenchy Fuqua, running back for that legendary 1972 Steelers team.
93-7 The Fan’s Jim Colony made his usual trip down to the South Side this week, where he caught up with Steelers’ center Maurkice Pouncey for their regular “In Depth With Maurkice Pouncey” spot and also chatted with wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders.
The Machine checked in with The Fan Morning Show Friday to make his picks for Week 3 of the NFL season.
The Raiders ready for anything Steelers toss their way Sunday.
The Steelers visit the “Black Hole” this Sunday and playing Oakland recently has put the Steelers in a hole. Considering how bad they have been over the last decade and a half, the Raiders have had more than their share of success against the Steelers.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — In its heyday, “The Black Hole”–better known as the Oakland Coliseum–was one of the toughest places to play in the NFL, and a lot of that had to do with the team playing in it.
The Steelers needed free agent defensive back DeMarcus Van Dyke last Sunday. But few realize it, including the Oakland Raiders, who cut the 2011 draftee in the off-season.
Steelers linebacker Larry Foote joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday to announce that he will be a weekly guest of the show, each Tuesday at 8 a.m.
Paul Bessire, known better by the the nickname of his program, “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.
The Oakland Raiders have struggled out of the gates in the 2012 season, losing their first two games by a combined 30 points. The Raiders have held 1st half leads in both of the games they have played this year, but have been dominated in the second half.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have always been known to have a vicious defense with many big-name stars all over the field. Take away a number of them due to injury though, and things could begin to get scary for the Terrible Towel twirlers.