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January 30, 2023 NFL draft news: Which prospects will Steelers covet at 2023 Senior Bowl?

On the Monday edition of the North Shore Drive, Post-Gazette sports writers Ray Fittipaldo and Christopher Carter discuss the coming week's Senior Bowl and which NFL draft prospects the Steelers may have their eyes on before the game in Mobile, Ala. Christopher also welcomes Penguins beat reporter Andrew Destin to discuss the team's frustrating loss to San Jose, their last game before the All-Star break.

January 27, 2023 Was Art Rooney II’s state of the Steelers address a good sign for the team’s direction? Christopher Carter and Brian Batko give their takes from Art Rooney II's meeting where he called the Steelers' second-half push a good sign for the direction of the team and gave offensive coordinator Matt Canada a vote of confidence. But is that the right decision?   Plus, they give conference championship weekend picks for Bengals vs. Chiefs and Eagles vs. 49ers.   Finally, Matt Vensel pops in from Washington D.C. to give his analysis on the Penguins' loss to the Capitals amid concerns for the Penguins' playoff hopes. January 25, 2023 Are Steelers right to develop Kenny Pickett with Matt Canada? Are the Steelers being cheap in not firing Matt Canada when it comes to the development of Kenny Pickett? Or is this part of a long-term plan that just needs to play out? Christopher Carter and Joe Starkey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette discuss.   Also, Andrew Destin joins the show after the Penguins' 7-6 overtime win over the Florida Panthers to talk about Kris Letang's amazing comeback night. January 23, 2023 Is OL or CB more important for Steelers to address?

The Pittsburgh Steelers' offseason needs involve several positions for Omar Khan and the front office to address. Ray Fittipaldo and Christopher Carter rank which positions are the top concerns, and highlight offensive line and cornerback prospects in the NFL draft and free agency. Also, the two go over the NFL divisional round of the playoffs with the Cincinnati Bengals looking strong. Finally, Chris discusses the Pittsburgh Penguins' overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils and whether Ron Hextall can or can't make any moves to boost the team for a second half push.  

January 20, 2023 Can the Steelers get the most out of Kenny Pickett with Matt Canada?

On the Friday edition of the North Shore Drive podcast, host Christopher Carter welcomes a trio of guests to talk about all three of Pittsburgh's major sports teams. Brian Batko what the Steelers' decision to keep offensive coordinator Matt Canada means for quarterback Kenny Pickett. Jason Mackey talks Andrew McCutchen's return. And Matt Vensel stops by to analyze the Penguins' recent struggles.

January 18, 2023 The Steelers are bringing back Matt Canada. What now?

On the Wednesday edition of the North Shore Drive podcast, 93.7 The Fan's Josh Rowntree joins Post-Gazette sports writer Christopher Carter to discuss the report by the Post-Gazette's Gerry Dulac that offensive coordinator Matt Canada will be returning to the Steelers in 2023. Later, they also discuss an important week for the Pitt basketball team.

January 16, 2023 Should improving Steelers’ offensive line still be a point of emphasis in NFL draft, free agency?

On the Monday episode of the North Shore Drive podcast, Post-Gazette sports writers Christopher Carter and Ray Fittipaldo discuss the Steelers' offensive line. How much did it improve during the season? And what changes -- if any -- should be made to make it better in 2023? Our duo tackles those questions and also looks back at the NFL's wild-card weekend playoff games.

January 13, 2023 NFL wild-card weekend: Will the Steelers, Mike Tomlin shake up coaching staff or not?

On the Friday edition of the North Shore Drive podcast, Post-Gazette sports writers Christopher Carter and Brian Batko discuss the Steelers coaching staff. Will offensive coordinator Matt Canada be retained or let go? Will there be changes with any other assistants? Our duo tackles those topics and looks ahead to the NFL's wild-card playoff weekend.

January 09, 2023 Steelers vs. Browns aftermath: Is winning record a success? Or bittersweet with no playoffs?

On the Monday episode of the North Shore Drive podcast, Post-Gazette sports writers Christopher Carter and Ray Fittipaldo break down the Steelers' win over the Cleveland Browns and what it means in the context of their season. Is their final record a success, given the team's slow start? Or should the season be viewed as a disappointment given missed opportunities to reach the playoffs? Plus, will Matt Canada be back as offensive coordinator in 2023? Our duo tackles those questions and more.

January 06, 2023 NFL Week 18: Which segment of Steelers’ playoff path is toughest?

On the Friday edition of the North Shore Drive podcast, Post-Gazette sports writers Christopher Carter and Brian Batko discuss the changes to the AFC's playoff seeding procedures, their potential impact on the Steelers and the chances the home team will actually be able to make the playoffs with a Week 18 victory against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday at Acrisure Stadium.


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