Christopher Carter

  • joined Jun 13, 2013
  • last login Jul 13, 2014
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Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania I am a natural fan of every Pittsburgh sports team. Although I take time to root for and get excited about the Penguins and Pirates, the Steelers are by far my favorite team to root for.

Growing up under the roof of a high school football coach exposed me to a lot of techniques, strategies and intricacies of the game from the teachings of my father. I thoroughly enjoyed playing high school football at Taylor Allderdice High and to this day enjoy watching, playing and talking about the sport at any opportunity.

As an adolescent I developed my admiration for the Steelers while watching games with my father and grandfather, who passed shortly before the Super Bowl XL win. To this day my family will be on a conference call during almost every game so everyone can catch up during the game, talk about what is happening and enjoy the team's successes together.

My fanaticism was only intensified in my four years away from Pittsburgh at Cheyney University. Being among a majority of Eagles fans and a mix of other fans of teams such as the Cowboys, Giants, Redskins and Ravens who had nothing but spite for Steelers fans only made me have that much more appreciation for my favorite team. Especially when they would go on to win a Super Bowl and 2 AFC championships during my team there. In my four years of undergraduate education, the Ravens never beat Ben Roethlisberger; that steamed up all the Baltimore fans pretty good every year. Espcially when they lost twice to Pittsburgh in the playoffs during those times.

Today I am enrolled as a student at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Law. I really enjoy the school and it's learning environment so far; but I think the best part of attending the university is being home again. I missed the family, the small-big-city feel that comes with Pittsburgh and being around a majority of other Steeler fans. While I spend most of my time studying, volunteering for various local organizations and hanging out with friends, I always budget my time to see the Steelers game each week no matter their standing that season.

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  • MLB Pittsburgh Pirates
  • NBA Miami Heat
  • NFL Pittsburgh Steelers
  • NCAAF Pittsburgh Panthers
  • NCAAB Pittsburgh Panthers
  • NHL Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Golf Tiger Woods
  • Boxing Muhammad Ali
  • Tennis Serena Williams
  • MMA Silva
  • Summer Olympics USA!
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Reviewing new video app Steelers DeskSite

A rundown on the new Steelers' DeskSite application shows a new way to keep up to date on videos of the Steelers.

UPDATE: Shazier troll is trolling Johnny Manziel

UPDATED: Steelers PR manager says Shazier doesn't have a Facebook page, someone is adding to his Instagram messages and Tweets.

Mendenhall buys $1.4 million home

Just four months into retirement, Rashard Mendenhall buys a home in Southern California.

Hartings applauds decision on concussion lawsuit

In the after-math of the NFL concussion lawsuit, another former Steeler chimes in on the federal judge's preliminary approval.

Vote for your 2014 Steelers on America's Game

The Steelers are going to win Super Bowl XLIX of course, which players would you want to see on the America's Game documentary?

Healthy claims means optimistic season for McCain

Brice McCain is one of the unsung additions to the Pittsburgh Steelers this season. He claims to be healthy for the first time since 2011, will he make the team and make a difference in 2014?

Steelers ranked as NFL's most likeable franchise

In the stat of likeability, the Steelers are given the highest score by the cover32 staff on

Haley says the ground game will limit turnovers

Todd Haley credits last year's 6-2 turnaround to an increased sense of ball security. What does he attribute to that? Efficiency in the Steelers' running attack. Read how that played into last season and can play into this one.

Woodson speaks on 'greatest defense' discussion


NFL Network's poll on who had the greatest defense of all-time had Rod Woodson, Warren Sapp and Antonio Cromartie on the set discussing their own opinions of which team had the greatest defense of all-time.

Football Outsiders picks Steelers to win AFC North

As odd calculations and season predictions pile up, Football Outsiders weighs in on the AFC predictions.

The Standard is The Standard pre-draft podcast

Honoring Bill Nunn and going over the multitude of options for the 15th pick, Neal Coolong and Lance Williams cover a lot of ground in the pre-draft podcast.

Teams volunteered for HBO's Hard Knocks

A New York Post report confirmed the Giants will not be on Hard Knocks, and the NFL had volunteers for the show. The Steelers aren't expected to volunteer for the show, so it appears they're off the hook.

Jury selected in trial of Adams accused attackers


The Adams' trial will be underway this week.

Tomlin's take on the NFL's attention on workplace

Amid the league controversy over workplace environment standards for players in the NFL, Tomlin's take comes from the culture within the Steelers' locker room.

Breaking down the Steelers' newest safety

BTSC's Neal Coolong and Steel34D exchange a few emails about the things they liked and didn't like with Mike Mitchell's game.

Steelers release Larry Foote, two others

The Steelers announced the releases of Larry Foote, Levi Brown and Curtis Brown Wednesday.

The Standard is The Standard: Worilds and depth


Neal Coolong and Lance Williams discuss Jason Worilds, the current state (or lack) of depth along the Steelers roster and some very early draft discussion on The Standard is the Standard.

Faneca drops 100 pounds, runs sub-4 hour marathon

While the world waited for the Super Bowl to start this past Sunday, Alan Faneca ran a full-length marathon.

Worilds will stay but only as a starter

It's not a direct ultimatum, but it seems the Steelers won't have the opportunity to keep both LaMarr Woodley and Jason Worilds.

Super Bowl X documentary


Watch the Super Bowl X documentary you never saw

Ike Taylor dishes on Richard Sherman


In a pre-Super Bowl interview this week, Ike Taylor was asked his opinion on Richard Sherman's declaration as the best cornerback in the league.

Butler will stay in Pittsburgh

Steelers defensive coordinator-in-waiting Keith Butler will not accept a position under Ken Whisenhunt in Tennessee, choosing to remain in Pittsburgh for "undisclosed reasons."

Th Standard is The Standard - Week 16

Neal Coolong and Lance Williams met up Thursday to discuss Worilds vs. Woodley, the future of Todd Haley and a possible battle of running backs Sunday when the Steelers take on the Green Bay Packers.

Watch Renegade vs. Bengals - BTSC featured


Part of a recent Renegade montage at Heinz Field included a piece provided by a certain writer for a certain web site.

Roethlisberger corrects media on Haley comments


The media feud played out in the media between Ben Roethlisberger and offensive coordinator Todd Haley etched another chapter after Pittsburgh's loss to Miami in Week 14. Roethlisberger did all he could to quell the conversation.

Haley, Foster have been watching Adams


The key for offensive coordinator Todd Haley and left guard Ramon Foster have been how Adams has handled the adversity that's come with his rocky second season.

A rare Double Renegade leads to two turnovers

Last week the Steelers implored the powers of the Renegade to make a key interception against the Bills. This week, the fans at Heinz Field got to see a rare Double Renegade that led to two turnovers in the second half.

Thomas out against Lions in Week 11

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said rookie safety Shamarko Thomas (ankle) won't play in Week 11 as the Steelers host the Detroit Lions.

Return of the Renegade


A popular stadium novelty again helps the Steelers make a play.

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