The Cheech & Chong backfield has gone up in smoke.
Thank you. I’ll be here all week. Try the veal.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with running back LeGarrette Blount a little over half a season after signing him to a $3.5 million free agent contract. It was evidently a case of three strikes you’re out for the chronically troubled Blount. He was busted for pot possession shortly after being signed. During training camp he got into a nasty altercation with linebackers coach Joey Porter. Then there was Monday night in Tennessee. Read More »See Ya LeGarrette Blount
Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good.
Lady Luck must have been one of the several thousand Black and Gold clad fans who invaded Bank of America Stadium last night to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers steamroll the Carolina Panthers 37-19. To say the Steelers got some breaks would be an understatement. Or, in the case of poor Ike Taylor, a statement you could take quite literally.Read More »Week 3 Recap: Steelers Get Some Breaks (Literally)
The Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t had a dependable featured running back since the Bus retired and Fast Willie Parker blew a tire. Now they have two.
Yesterday they came to terms with LeGarrette Blount on a two year deal worth a hefty $3.85 million. With performance bonuses he could push that number upwards of $4M. Of course, Blount comes in strictly as a back-up for expected starter Le’Veon Bell. However, given Bell’s injury struggles last season and the general beating NFL running backs take doing their jobs, it’s a pretty safe bet that Blount will see his share of action before his contract ends.Read More »LeGarrette Blount Signs With Steelers