Resting the Starters: NFL 2019 Leapers and Fallers

Rob Paul and AJ Marchese embark on the task of picking one player from each NFL team who will elevate their game and make a leap and one player who will fall off in the 2019 season.

Steelers Outpost Podcast: Steelers Rotating Running Backs

It's Father's Day so what a great time to relive Tom's failings as a parent and how Nick had to develop his passion for the Steelers on his own, like a lonely orphan, abandoned to his own devices and Nintendo 64.The Steelers seem to have the deepest contingent of running backs in years.  We talk about how the Steelers may allocate the workload to optimize results.Life isn't fair. The NFL certainly isn't.  But it's a business. Still, when you compare the productivity-to-cost ratio of certain players under their first contracts to what some less-productive veterans receive, you have to wonder where the justice is. In a related matter, what about the way the Steelers recently dealt with Chris Boswell?Culture versus Strategy?  Which is a more important facet to emphasize for a coach?  Is game planning, or constructing the appropriate environment more conducive to winning games?

Seven Rounds in Heaven: 2019 NFL GM Rankings

In a very special live episode, Rob Paul and AJ Marchese are joined by friend of the show, James Barber to breakdown Rob's 2019 NFL GM rankings. They look at the Texans best options at GM, rip on old bad GMs like Mike Brown and Bruce Allen, praise the rise of Ryan Pace and Chris Ballard, and much more! 

The Armchair Scout: 2019 UDFAs with the best chance to make every NFL team

Every year hundreds of NFL prospects go undrafted, but some crack an NFL roster. The Armchair Scout looks at one UDFA on every NFL team with the best chance of making the squad.

Steelers Outpost Podcast: Stacking the Steelers – 2018 versus 2019

Mandatory mini camp gets underway this week SteelersOutpost is very optimistic about this year's roster. In our opinion, Pittsburgh is one of the few teams without a major hole on the field (except for perhaps placekicking). But have we improved over last year's team? We review the position groups to assessment improvement or deterioration from last year. How difficult is the transition from college to the NFL? And, are some positions harder to learn that others? We talk about what we consider to be the hard transitions and why the learning curve is so steep. Finally, the Steelers enjoyed some team building at Topflight Golf. Who do you think has the lowest handicap? Who do you think even knows his handicap?

Resting the Starters: 2019 NFL Coordinator Rankings

Rob Paul and AJ Marchese breakdown all the biggest news from around the NFL this week like the Jets hiring of Joe Douglas as GM, the Texans firing of Brian Gaine as GM, how Gerald McCoy will fit in Carolina, and much more! Then they thrust themselves upon the task of ranking every team from worst to first by their coordinators. 

RESTING THE STARTERS: Potential First-Time Pro Bowlers in 2019

This week on RTS Rob Paul and AJ Marchese go position-by-position listing who they think is most likely to make the leap to the Pro Bowl for their very first time in 2019. They talk up a lot of young talented players and question the the integrity of the Pro Bowl on multiple occasions.

Joey Porter’s Comeback

Joey Porter, formerly beloved, sometimes ornery Pittsburgh icon, lowered both barrels at Ben, not only implying that he isn't a good leader, but proclaiming that Ben's apology wasn't timely enough to be meaningful. We spend not a little time unpacking Joey's perspective. How important is it that almost 100% of the Steelers are taking part in the Organized Team Activities this year? It seems like there's an increased seriousness on the part of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Nick swore off emotional attachments to players after the heartbreak wrought by Le’Veon and AB. But how can you resist JuJu? He's the darling of Pittsburgh and much of the country. We've been courted before, however. Will this relationship turn out differently?

2019 NFL QB Rankings

Rob Paul and AJ Marchese look at all the big news from the week in the NFL and then keep up their yearly tradition of ranking the top 32 QBs in the NFL!

Steelers Export Dysfunction

Ben and the skill players go yachting.Le'Veon ghosts Jets during voluntary workouts who just fired their GM for over-paying.Ben takes responsibility for comments about AB.Do the Steelers have any holes on the roster?