Sports powers unite: Cowher's daughter, Lakers forward have baby

Bill Cowher has been called plenty of things in his life, "Coach" and "The Chin" most famous among them (and probably plenty of words we can’t list on this site, as well). But now he has a new nickname: Grandpa. And he’s a Laker Grandpa. Cowher’s daughter Lindsay last August married former Duke star and current Lakers forward Ryan Kelly. On Wednesday, Kelly posted this to Instagram...
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Yinzing In Free Agency with Duce Staley

NFL free agency starts tomorrow and what better way to kick off the signing period than by commemorating one of the mediocre signings the Steelers had. Duce Staley was a stud on the Eagles when healthy. He ran like a bowling ball and was a good receiver out of the backfield. That sort of combo made his signing in Pittsburgh very tantalizing, especially when teamed up with an even...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bill Cowher, Chargers, Cowboys, Jets, Rams

Bill Cowher Former Steelers HC Bill Cowher said during an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio that he won’t be coaching next year. “It does get your blood going, but no I’m in a really good place,” Cowher said. “I really enjoy my job with CBS. “It’s good. I’m in a good place. You’re not going to see me on the sidelines. I enjoy it, you miss it, but not enough to...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Accorsi Factor: Chicago Bears Coaching Options You Must Watch

With the GM search off and running, it’s also important to consider the next level of a critical hiring process for the Chicago Bears at head coach.  Ernie Accorsi, their new consultant has had plenty of experience in this avenue and had a number of hits during his times as general manager. With that in mind, here are a few names he could point the team towards based on his own...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers AFC North Title a Testament to Mike Tomlin

Bill Cowher, the Steelers former legendary head coach who guided his teams to 10 playoff appearances, two trips to the Super Bowl and one Lombardi trophy, also had to deal with some adversity during his storied 15-year career in Pittsburgh. For example, after going to the playoffs in his first six years after taking over for Chuck Noll in 1992, his teams went a combined 22-36 from...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The AA Sunday Studio Spectacular: Thursday Night Football Pregames

As we wrap up Week 16 in the 2014 National Football League season, we move the pair of Thursday Night Football pregame shows, NFL Total Access Kickoff and Thursday Night Kickoff. CBS and NFL Network produce the programs in advance of each Thursday Night Football game. With 14 Thursday night games from Weeks 2 through 12 and 14 through 16, then two Saturday night games, the two networks...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

What Makes a Good NFL Coach?

It’s an age old question asked as long as we’ve been fans of the game, and the reason we ask the question, is because there is no concrete answer. When John McKay was McKay had fans wondering if his college offense (i formation) could work in the NFL. brought to Tampa Bay with his 4 national championships, he was like Nick Saban, a dominating college force. During the Bucs...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Cowher dropped a 'Window Thrower' on CBS NFL yesterday

One day, after all these years, CBS will let us in that big, on-going joke that causes anchor James Brown, Boomer Esiason and all of CBS’ NFL studio show panelists to regularly emit belly laughs over what strikes viewers as nothing particularly funny. Yesterday was that day. Coach Bill Cowher dropped a 'Window Thrower' on a nation.Which begs the question, "Was Willie Thrower a...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL on CBS Quotage for Week 9 of the 2014 Season

After providing the NFL Network quotage, let’s post the notes and quotes from CBS’ dynamic duo of pregame programs. Also, we note that the SEC on CBS game which was the game formerly known as “The World’s Biggest Cocktail Party,” Georgia vs. Florida at Jacksonville, FL received a 4 rating with an 8 share making it the highest-rated college football game of the day. NEWS...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL on CBS Quotage for Week 8 of the 2014 Season

We haven’t done quotage in a while so let’s post in the order as the press releases come in. CBS came in first so we post their quotage from its pair of pregames. NEWS, NOTES & QUOTES FROM CBS SPORTS’ “THE NFL TODAY” WITH JAMES BROWN, BOOMER ESIASON, BILL COWHER, TONY GONZALEZ AND BART SCOTT AND “THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW” WITH ADAM SCHEIN, AMY TRASK, LONDON FLETCHER...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Haps – 10/22: WAGs Of The World Series, Bill Cowher Drafts VS. Mike Tomlin Drafts

What’s The Haps for October 22nd? The World Series gets it’s WAG on, Mike Tomlin’s draft skills are compared to Bill Cowher’s, Jack Nicklaus defends Jameis, and more. The Links - WAGs of the World Series: Hottest Wives & Girlfriends of the Royals & Giants I’m not going to lie. I paid more attention to [&hellip No visits yet The post The Haps – 10/22: WAGs...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin: Comments Made By Bill Cowher, Hines Ward Merely ‘Elevator Music’

Following the Pittsburgh Steelers embarrassing 31-10 loss Sunday to the Cleveland Browns, former head coach Bill Cowher and ex-wide receiver Hines Ward both made some strong statements regarding the toughness of the current team. During his Tuesday press conference, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about Cowher and Ward’s comments and his response was straight […] ...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch a Kansas City Chiefs defender run from a hit like a scare little boy

The Oakland Raiders suck. We all know it’s true and the change at head coach will probably not make much of a difference. There is simply way too much going wrong with this team for one change to make that big of a difference. So while there is not a lot of joy to be found in the Raiders themselves, there is still joy for Raiders fans to be found in the NFL. For example, check...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Could Raiders move to Los Angeles as soon as 2015?

The Oakland Raiders stadium saga continues… In the seemingly never ending stream of rumors surrounding the future of the Raiders, it is hard to tell the difference between fact and fiction. One month the Raiders are moving to Los Angeles, the next month to San Antonio, the next month they have the groundwork of a deal in Oakland and now they are back to being moved to Los Angeles...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Audio: Will the Oakland Raiders go after Bill Cowher, Jon Gruden or Jim Harbaugh?

Matt Ryan (no, not the Falcons QB) is a friend of cover32 and runs a great podcast titled “22 Weeks” that goes throughout the NFL season. In the season 3 Week 5 episode Ryan chatted with Jerry Izenberg of The Newark Star Ledger regarding Pete Rozelle, Roger Goodell and Al Davis. Another guest was cover32 Raiders Managing Editor James Arcellana who discussed whether or not Oakland...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowher Was a Player's Coach Too, Mike Tomlin

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is considered a players' coach, and right now, he doesn't like it very much.Back when he was leading the team to two Super Bowls, it was probably cool to be considered a players' coach (which Tomlin was even then), but now, after back-to-back 8-8 and playoff-less campaigns, it's safe to say Tomlin's not having as much fun at work as he once did.And...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL on CBS Previews Week 4 of the 2014 Season

CBS has a total of five hours of pregame coverage, four of which are on CBS Sports Network through That Other Pregame Show and the other on CBS with The NFL Today. Also with CBS airing the first of three NFL games being played in London this season, Dan Fouts previews the game that he’ll be calling with Ian Eagle, the Oakland Raiders vs. Miami Dolphins from Wembley Stadium at 6...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The AA Sunday Studio Show Spectacular: The NFL Today

The NFL is in Week 3, but as far as the Awful Announcing Sunday Studio Show Spectacular, this is Week 2. Last week, we reviewed one of the newest entries into the Sunday NFL pregame foray, CBS Sports Network’s That Other Pregame Show. This week, we examine the oldest NFL pregame show, the NFL Today. Dating back to the 1960′s, the NFL Today set the standard for pro football studio...
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September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL on CBS Quotage for Week 3 of the 2014 Season

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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Says He May Be Underappreciated Outside Of Pittsburgh

In an interview with former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher on the NFL Network prior to the Thursday night game against the Baltimore Ravens, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger agreed that he might underappreciated on the national level. “Yeah, maybe,” Roethlisberger told Cowher. “But I think the Pittsburghers appreciate me. I think that it’s going to […] Steelers...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Network, CBS announce details regarding Thursday Night Football

This year, Thursday Night Football will be a joint venture between CBS and NFL Network, and both networks will be heavily represented on pre- and post-game sets each week. CBS Sports confirmed in a press release Monday that they’d have two separate sets for TNF pregame coverage, which will begin on NFLN at 6 p.m. ET every Thursday, with CBS’s simulcast kicking in at 7:30 p...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Too Many Linebackers is Usually a Good Problem to Have for the Steelers

There’s no question that when Chris and I discussed our first version of the Steelers’ 53-man roster the linebacker position is the one we stressed over the most. Frankly, for a team that runs a 3-4, it’s a good problem to have because you really can never have to many quality linebackers. The idea that Head Coach Mike Tomlin could keep as many as 10 linebackers isn’t as...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Ryan Kelly and Lindsay Cowher get married

PHOTO: Just weeks after signing his new two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, Ryan Kelly got married to Lindsay Cowher on Saturday. Cowher, whose father is football coach turned television analyst Bill Cowher, has been dating Kelly since high school where they both played basketball, according Sporting News. Kelly proposed to Cowher last May before...
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

What is Mike Tomlin’s future amid back-to-back mediocre seasons?

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is the third head coach in 45 years to take the reigns of the franchise, but his lackluster 8-8 record for the past two seasons have some speculating just how much longer he’ll be leading the team. Tomlin’s initial years as a young head coach following Bill Cowher’s departure was anything but dismal. His first year, in 2007, was comprised...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Steeler Fan’s Guide to Going to Training Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers open their 2014 Training Camp in ten days and if you have never been to training camp then I strongly urge you to do so at some point in your life. First of all, unlike many NFL teams, the Steelers do not charge a fee for attending their training camp. That’s reason enough right there to start planning your visit. Secondly, most people will tell you that...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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