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kk99

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Neither Mike Tomlin nor Bill Belichick Possess the 'C.Y.A.' Gene

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Neither Mike Tomlin nor Bill Belichick is overcome by the fear of failure. The head coaches of the Steelers and Patriots respectively don't always succumb to the copy-cat mentality that grips so much of the NFL.

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The NFL is simply the BEA

And by BEA I mean BEST ENTERTAINMENT AVAILABLE which is the only thing consumers care about. We want the sports or consumer goods that give us the most bang for our buck. Apple is the bomb although...

NFL Trading Deadline: Steelers 2011-2012 Salary Cap Analysis

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NFL Trading Deadline: Steelers 2011-2012 Salary Cap Analysis

NFL Salary Cap Primer: The Steelers' 2011 Handicap and how the Six-Time Super Bowl Champs are Trying to Overcome It

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NFL Salary Cap Primer: The Steelers' 2011 Handicap and how the Six-Time Super Bowl Champs are Trying to Overcome It

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How Exactly Were the Steelers Able to Re-Sign Max Starks? A Closer Look at the CBA to try to Clear Up Misinformation

Digging deep into salary cap data and the new CBA to understand how the Steelers were able to afford Max Starks' new deal.

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Steelers hounded by Team Obliterator : TURNOVERS (not Terrell Owens)

  Steelers might as well sign Terrell Owens we are already suffering from the bigger TEAM OBLITERATOR: TURNOVERS!  Terrell Owens is a TEAM OBLITERATOR because he may infect your locker room with...

How Exactly Were the Steelers Able to Re-Sign Max Starks? A Closer Look at the CBA to try to Clear Up Misinformation

I think it was Rebecca Rollett who posed this question today, how did we do the Starks deal and it was reported by PFT that we had roughly $750k in cap space. I wanted to put our Salary Cap info...

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Einstein's theory of general relativity, the NFL lockout and the Steelers

The theory of general relativity is pretty simple at it's core, light travels at a constant speed regardless of the medium through which it travels in. Gravity is also a core concept of general...

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If past history was key to the game the best NFL players would be librarians

Cliches are like stereotypes, they can be very dangerous but there is a basis in fact for every one of them. For example, black men are better endowed, more athletic and better dancers than white...

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Lockout Effects Still Lingering for Steelers

An assortment of data that lends credence to the hypothesis that the NFL Lockout's effects might still be lingering for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Home turnovers are bad but road giveaways are Nuclear Tsunamis

Question: Over the last six years how many road games were won by teams with a (-2)+ Turnover Margin ["TOM" >>two or more TO than the opponent]? Well I'll give you a hint, 1,328 regular season...

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See you at the Bellagio: Final analysis of regular season over-under odds

Rounders is perhaps the best gambling movie ever made because it was not just a great story but truly informational as well. It was also the spark that landed the World Series of Poker on ESPN....

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The Empire Strikes Back..Emperor Belichick & Darth Brady have secretly re-built the Death Star

Let’s take the word ‘Empire’ off the table, let the Patriots be the ‘Evil Empire’ we are Steeler Nation. "What you talkin bout Willis"? Well…here’s the thing, empires always fail. There are many...

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Colon on IR, can we afford Flozell or Starks with our cap situation ?

Here are a few facts, it is what it is: We have 3 players on IR with an estimated cap hit of $5.087mm (Lefty $2mm, Colon $2.7mm & Batch $386+k).  When a player is injured in football "activity"...

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Win more ducats in football pools & other BS

I like to write about gambling not because I want people to go out and lay dime bets on the Steelers - Seahawks but because there are numerous life lessons to be learned from gambling and football...

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What did i do? please help figure my Steelers-Ravens risk

Let’s see how good we are at handicapping math. On Wednesday night I laid three stacks of high society on the Ravens at -3 (+110). Late yesterday afternoon, I learned that I may have serious...

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NFL, Steelers & 9/11 all go hand in hand

Back in the day there were Gladiators like Spartacus who led a slave uprising against the Roman Republic. We know Spartacus from the Starz series' Spartacus: Blood and Sand in which he becomes a...

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Point spread primer for the BTSC Pick'em League

We are beginning a new season so let's get down to business! I am writing this article a while ago to provide some background on point spreads a.k.a. handicapping in the NFL.  We were waiting to...

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Steelers have limited options in signing new players

Byron Leftwich getting put on Injured Reserve doesn't free any cap space and his $2mm would count even if we cut him so that is that. And with the David Garrard release, final rosters and practice...

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CBA BlackBook 2: Tenders & draft compensation

I am trying to provide CBA topics that relate to current team rosters and things like how Troy’s Franchise Tender will be handled if it becomes necessary. This is a lot of information, so please...

Delving Deeper into Vegas Super Bowl Futures

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Delving Deeper into Vegas Super Bowl Futures

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CBA BlackBook 1: practice squads, qualifying contracts and more

I am enclosing some specific details in case you are wondering about terms being thrown around. I am including a few things that may or may not affect players you may want to claim off waivers or...

Of All the Many Details in New NFL CBA, Retention of Absolute Hard Salary Cap Is Most Important

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An overview of the details governing new Collective Bargaining Agreement in NFL.

My Favorite Things

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Here is a little ditty I wrote to the Rogers & Hammerstein classic, My Favorites Things, hope you like it I got a kick out of writing it!  I enclose below my favorite instrumental version by the J...

For Troy Polamalu, Steelers' Cash Flow Concerns Likely Culprit For Delay in Reaching New Contract

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Steelers Decision To Wait on Polamalu About Cash Flow, Not Salary Cap or Injury Concerns

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'Let's go to Vegas': An Early Look at 2011 NFL Super Bowl Odds (updated)

Let's go to Vegas: An Early Look at 2011 NFL Super Bowl Odds

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they'rrrre back!

not that they ever went away but the pats are back like a bad horror movie that never ends, Nightmare on Elm Street XXVII or some bullshit movie like that. I mean all these movies are just...

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it's coming

You think goodell has power now, pretty soon goodell will be dictating penalties for college players coming into the league. terelle pryor was the first shot fired but much more is coming. NCAA is...

Crazy Gorilla Math: The Salary Cap, Troy Polamalu, Lawrence Timmons and How it All Ties Together

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Crazy Gorilla Math: The Salary Cap, Troy Polamalu, Lawrence Timmons and How it All Ties Together

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analysis of salary cap and benefits to locking up players long-term

Thanks to Seton Hall who asked me if the cap will rise significantly, i suspected it might but wasn't positive. After running the numbers, it is unclear if the cap will rise too much before 2014...

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