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Segment 3: Playoffs, A Year Away, or Build That Baby Back Up
(01:30) - Minnesota and the LA Chargers should be playoff bound in 2021. (10:30) - Arizona, Carolina, Detroit, and Vegas should all start rebuilding for the future. (22:40) - The New York Giants are just one year away from making the playoffs. (26:00) - Miami should be able to return to the playoffs this year
Segment 2: Spinning the Wheel Looking to 2021
(01:05) - Which rookie QB will have the most snaps this year, which head coach will be the first to be fired. (12:10) - Will Aaron Rodgers be a Packer in 2021, are you more excited for Bucs vs Pats or Chiefs vs the Packers. (22:05) - Will Tj Watt break the Steelers single-season record for sacks, qwould you bet your life the Super Bowl will be a rematch of last year's.
Segment 1: Steelers Fifth Year Options
(00:55) - Steelers decline Terrell Edmunds' fifth year options. (14:15) - What will the Steelers do after TJ Watt plays out his fifth year. (18:40) - What will Steelers do when Devin Bush and Diontae Johnson when their options come up. (21:20) - The CBs are still in question.
Segment 2: Evaluating Rounds 2-7 for the Steelers
(00:45) - Round 2, Pick 55 - TE Pat Freiermuth. (08:50) - Round 3, Pick 87 C Kendrick Green. (13:55) - Round 4, Pick 128 OT Dan Moore Jr. (18:40) - Round 4, Pick 140 - LB Buddy Johnson. (22:35) - Round 5, Pick 156 - DE Isaiahh Loudermilk. (26:20) - Quincy Roche, Tre Norwood, and Pressley Harvin III.
Segment 1: Evaluating Top Talent at Each Position in the Draft
(01:25) - Quarterbacks. (07:10) - Running backs. (11:20) - Wide receivers. (15:45) - Tight ends. (19:05) - Offensive linemen. (22:20) - Defensive tackles. (24:40) - Edge rushers. (27:35) - Inside line backers. (29:50) - Safeties and cornerbacks.
Segment 3: 2021 Contenders and Pretenders
(00:10) - Guaranteed contenders at the top of their conferences: Tampa Bay and Kansas City. (06:20) - The two teams to make it to the conference championships are split between contenders and pretenders: Green Bay and Buffalo. (14:45) - Two NFC East teams who made the playoffs last year are split between real contenders and just pretenders: Los Angeles Rams and Seattle. (20:10) - Two AFC North teams who made the playoffs last year are split between real contenders and just pretenders: Baltimore and Cleveland.
Segment 2: How Will Certain Units Perform with New Pieces
(01:10) - No James Conner and a potential first round pick spent on a RB will shake the run game up. (05:10) - No Mike Hilton and no Steve Nelson could spell trouble for the pass defense. (19:25) - With Ben Roethlisberger returning for his likely final year and Matt Canada as the new OC, the offense needs to find a balance that has been lacking the past two years.
Segment 3: How many QBs will be Taken in This Year's Draft
(00:30) - No brainer, Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson will be the top two guys. (02:40) - What will be the order of the rest of the QBs taken in the first round. (21:40) - Is it possible Trey Lance, Justin Fields, and/or Mac Jones fall to the second round.
Segment 3: Julian Edelman Retires, James Conner and Jadeveon Clowney Could be on the Move
(00:35) - Julian Edeleman is retiring after spending his entire career with the Patriots. (15:15) - Jadeveon Clowney is reportedly visiting the Cleveland Browns. (23:20) - James Conner is reportedly visiting with the Arizona Cardinals.
Segment 2: For Better or For Worse - Defense
(00:55) - Tyson Alualu's unexpected return makes it plain to see this unit will be better off next season. (07:35) - The tall task of replacing Bud Dupree will not be easy and the OLBs as a whole will be worse without two formidable starters. (12:30) - ILB is a tricky group to judge because do you compare it to what it should have been last year or what it ended up being with the injury suffered by Devin Bush. (19:00) - With fumbling of the Steve Nelson contract and uncertainty of James Pierre and Justin Layne, expect the CBs to be worse off next year. (25:05) - The safety group should be okay for next year with both starters returning.
Segment 1: For Better or For Worse - Offense
(01:45) - With the possible addition of a first round talent, the RBs should be better next year. (04:50) - It is likely the O-line could be worse off next year with the retirement of Maurkice Pouncey and uncertainty of other pieces. (11:20) - The surprise retirement of Vance McDonald and lack of blocking ability of Eric Ebron means the TEs overall will do worse next year. (17:20) - Four quality receivers deep easily gives an assurance the WRs will be better in 2021. (24:40) - Another year closer to 40 and given last year's production could mean Ben takes a step back next year.
Segment 1: The CB Room without Steve Nelson
(00:30) - Steve Nelson offers his perspective of the Steelers decision to terminate his contract. (09:50) - Cam Sutton is now a starter. (14:45) - What was the Steelers logic in deciding to let Nelson go. (22:45) - Where will Nelson move on to, what will the rest of the CBs do in Pittsburgh.
Segment 2: Wheel Spinning, New QBs, Jersey Numbers, AB and Lev Bell
(01:40) - Who will have the best season as a QB on a new team. (07:10) - Are you okay with loosening jersey number restrictions. (12:00) - Will Deshaun Watson play in the NFL in 2021. (14:30) - Why are AB, Leveon Bell, and James Conner all still unsigned. (21:15) - Will Bill Belichick's legacy be greater than Brady if he can win without the QB. (24:00) - Is a first round pick an appropriate asking price for Jimmy Garoppolo.
Segment 2: Dissecting the Steelers 2021 Schedule
(01:30) - AFC North opponents. (10:00) - Bears, Broncos, Lions should be wins. (13:20) - Raiders, Chargers, Vikings are toss ups. (21:00) - Bills, Packers, Chiefs likely losses. (23:30) - Seahawks, Titans could be what pushes in or keeps Steelers out of playoffs.
Segment 2: Steelers Bringing Back Chris Wormley, Discussing Depth Issues at All Defensive Positions
(00:35) - Steelers resigning DE Chris Wormley on a two-year deal. (12:20) - Addressing depth issues at the inside linebacker position. (15:00) - Addressing depth issues at the cornerback position.
Segment 1: The Steelers Had a lot of Action Today in the Free Agent Market
Mike Hilton and Zach Banner are staying in Pittsburgh (0:35). Tyson Alualu, Matt Feiler, Bud Dupree are moving on (9:30). Vince Williams also will not return, what the defense will look like without him and the rest of the guys (19:45).
Steelers Standard - Segment 3: Cam Newton Is Staying Put, Eric Fisher is on the Move, What Will Others Do
Cam Newton will play another year in a Patriots jersey, but Eric Fisher will not wear the Kansas City red next year. Will other free agents stay with their team or move on to greener pastures.
Steelers Standard - Segment 1: How The Steelers Cap Situation Compares to Other Teams
The conversation surrounding the Steelers cap situation has changed drastically since the Ben deal was restructured. What will the Steelers do with the remaining space and what will other teams do with the their cap rooms?
Steelers Standard - Segment 2: Bud Dupree Won't Get the Franchise Tag
The Steelers announced today they will not use the franchise tag on Bud Dupree, and no other Steeler will receive the tag this year. With the likely departure of Bud, how will the rest of the defense perform without one of their stars from the last few years?