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May 20, 2022 Pod of Steel: Steelers GM search update

Steelers insiders Ray Fittipaldo and Brian Batko discuss the latest developments in the organization’s search for general manager Kevin Colbert’s replacement. Plus, we break down rookie minicamp and look ahead to OTAs.

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May 17, 2022 From the Point: What went wrong for the Penguins this postseason?

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo break down the team’s first-round exit. What went wrong for the Penguins? Could they have won the series if they were completely healthy? Plus, we consider the offseason changes that could be coming, if the core will remain intact and more.

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May 13, 2022 Pod of Steel: What will the Steelers’ record be?

Steelers insiders Ray Fittipaldo and Brian Batko break down the local team’s 2022 NFL schedule and share their initial thoughts on the matchups. Which games do we think they’ll win? And which do we predict will be losses? Plus, we discuss rookie minicamp and consider when Kenny Pickett will make his debut.

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May 10, 2022 From the Point: How the Penguins have pushed the Rangers to the brink of elimination

Insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo break down the Penguins’ 3-1 series lead heading into Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. How have the Penguins shaken the unbreakable Igor Shesterkin to push the Rangers to the brink of elimination? Plus, we discuss the Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel show, the emergence of secondary scoring and more.

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May 10, 2022 Off Script: What it means for Kenny Pickett to be a Pittsburgh Steeler

Pitt insiders Craig Meyer and Johnny McGonigal are joined by PG Steelers beat writer Brian Batko to break down Kenny Pickett becoming a Pittsburgh Steeler. How will this part of his journey go? Plus, we evaluate Pitt's future prospects.

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May 06, 2022 From the Point: Penguins-Rangers breakdown with Rick Tocchet

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo are joined by former player and coach Rick Tocchet to break down Games 1 and 2. Plus, we set the stage for the rest of the series. Where do the Penguins go from here in goal? And what lineup tweaks could be made to provide a spark?

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May 05, 2022 Pod of Steel: Taking stock of the 2022 Steelers roster

Steelers insiders Ray Fittipaldo and Brian Batko take an early look at which guys are locks to make the roster and which are on the outside looking in. Plus, which players have something to prove before they’ll get serious consideration?

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May 04, 2022 Off Script: What the Jordan Addison situation means for Pitt, college football

Pitt insiders Johnny McGonigal and Craig Meyer discuss the news that has consumed college football conversations this week: Jordan Addison entering the transfer portal. What does this mean for the Panthers? Will it have an impact on college football moving forward? Plus, we discuss reactions to the news, possible moves and more.

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May 02, 2022 From the Point: Penguins postseason preview

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo break down the Penguins-Rangers series from all angles. What are the reasons for optimism or pessimism heading into the first round? Plus, USA Today’s Vince Mercogliano joins the show to provide an in-depth scouting report on the Rangers.

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April 30, 2022 Steelers draft grades and takeaways

Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo discuss each Steelers draft pick and give their grades and analysis, from Kenny Pickett to  Chris Oladokun. 

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