Category Archives: Football

Ventrone hoping perserverence pays off with hometown Steelers

Written by Sean Meyers Standing only 5-foot-8, safety Ross Ventrone may appear to be a longshot to make the Steelers 53-man roster. A quick glance at his journey to this point, however, will show it would be unwise to count … Continue reading

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Steelers Season Preview

In 2012, the Pittsburgh Steelers missed the playoffs with a record of 8-8. With expectations always high in the Steel City, fans are hoping the Steelers can return to the postseason. Sean Meyers is joined by Dan Scifo, who covers … Continue reading

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2013 NFL Predictions

Tap-ins contributors Sean Meyers, Patrick Williams, Zack Chakan and Anthony Franco offer their predictions for the 2013 NFL season. Each selected the standings for every division, wild card teams, and the matchup and winner of Super Bowl XLVIII. Also, the … Continue reading

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Former Mountaineer Could Play Key Role In Steelers’ Offense

Written by Sean Meyers Heading into the 2012 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers added a relatively unknown fullback to their 53-man roster. One year later, West Virginia University product Will Johnson could be a critical piece in the Steelers’ offensive gameplan.

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Penn State Football Preview

With the 2013 college football season less than a week away, Sean Meyers and new Tap-ins contributor Anthony Franco preview Penn State. Can the Nittany Lions repeat their success from last season, or will their lack of depth prove costly?

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Former PSU Teammates Hoping To Catch On With Steelers

Written by Sean Meyers When rookie wide receiver Justin Brown steps on the field for Pittsburgh Steelers training camp at St. Vincent College, he sees a very familiar face. Brown, a sixth-round draft selection, is joined by his fellow receiver … Continue reading

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Rush To Judgment?

Written by Patrick Williams This week the University of Pittsburgh football program saw arguably its most talented player come crawling back after he decided to transfer to UCLA this spring. Sophomore halfback Rushel Shell let it be known that he … Continue reading

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Eyes on the New Guy at Mile High

With NFL teams across the country reporting for training camp this week it is that time of year again where people and news outlets flock to catch a glimpse of familiar faces in new places.  I’m sure you have all … Continue reading

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Penn St. Supporters Need to Focus on What is Right

Written by Patrick Williams The fallout from the twisted saga that has plagued a town in central Pennsylvania is still ongoing to this day with the shockwaves resonating around a once proud culture, perhaps too proud.  And it seems that … Continue reading

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Steelers Reach Extension on Tomlin; Sign 1st Round Pick

The Steelers made noise today extending head coach Mike Tomlin to a contract that goes through to the 2016 season.  The Pittsburgh Steelers also came to terms with their first pick in the 2012 draft offensive guard David DeCastro on … Continue reading

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