The Steelers headed to the West Coast to take on the Oakland Raiders in Week 3 of the season hoping to build on their victory over the New York Jets. It was a close game that took a scary turn when one of the Raiders was knocked out during a helmet-to-helmet hit in the fourth quarter. After that, the Steelers just couldn’t hold on to the lead.
Welcome to the Saturday blog! As you’ll find through the rest of the season, the Saturday blog will break down the injury situation for the Steelers and their opponent. You’ve probably been hearing for years that a certain player is questionable, probable, or doubtful and wonder what these words really mean. Why was a guy doubtful and then magically made 10 tackles in the game? And howe about those probables that suddenly are scratched from the lineup?
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.