It took a bit of broken field running to get past admiring fans in the halls of KDKA-TV.
Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
WASHINGTON, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — Perhaps, going forward, Washington head coach Mike Bosnic and Steel Valley head coach Rodney Steele will carry rabbit’s feet, extra pennies, or, failing that, four-leaf clovers with them on the sidelines, if they don’t already.
With the Steelers’ running game taking a hit after Le’Veon Bell’s injury, KDKA’s Bob Pompeani chatted with retired Steelers great Jerome Bettis and got his take on their ground attack.
Coaches have admitted the league has shifted toward the pass-first offense. It’s even inherently written into the rules.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Those waiting to see if outside linebacker Todd Thomas still has a future with Pitt football will have to wait a little longer, as team officials still are not commenting on a report by Chip Patterson of CBS Sports on Thomas’ possible return.
Pitt Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett talked with Starkey, Miller and Mueller about his time in the NFL and if there is anyone in the league right now who plays the game the way he did.
Andrew was joined by former Giants offensive lineman and current NFL Network analyst Shaun O’Hara who thought that Ahmad Bradshaw would have been a good fit for the Steelers.
By Pittsburgh Steelers’ standards, 8-8 is unacceptable; especially after starting 6-3. So, KDKA’s Bob Pompeani asked Steelers’ President Art Rooney II what word best describes 2012.
Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sports Radio 93.7 The FAN to discuss the Steelers running back situation.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Baron Batch’s NFL career began with an injury, which, in and of itself, seems to make him a perfect fit for the Steelers’ running game these days. But even as the Steelers struggle to stay healthy, and, for that matter, stay in the playoff hunt, he doesn’t feel his job has changed.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Steelers let one get away in Week 3 at Oakland, but according to running back Isaac Redman, the 34-31 upset by the Raiders, their pretty punchless ground attack is not entirely to blame, nor is Todd Haley’s strategy.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers running back Isaac Redman understands head coach Mike Tomlin’s desire for improvement from his backfield, saying after practice Wednesday they simply need to execute better.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Steelers ate up ten minutes of clock, relying partly on yeoman’s work from Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dwyer, to clinch a 27-10 win over the New York Jets at […]
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Most of us are taught by our parents at a young age to share. In any event, it’s a lesson sophomore Isaac Bennett obviously took to heart entering the 2012 season.