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Pitt, Penn State secondary preview; transfer portal extravaganza
College insiders John McGonigal, Craig Meyer and Nubyjas Wilborn finish our position previews with Pitt and Penn State's secondary and special teams. Plus we address recruiting and transfer news for Pitt basketball, Pitt football and Robert Morris basketball.
Penguins trade deadline breakdown
On a special trade deadline episode, Penguins insiders Mike DeFabo and Matt Vensel break down the Jeff Carter trade. What kind of production should fans expect out of the newest Penguin and where will he fit in? What forces led Ron Hextall to give up future assets? Plus, we look at the rest of the moves around the East Division.
Steelers need to focus on offensive line
Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo are back to break down the Steelers’ offensive line. It should definitely be the team’s No. 1 priority, but what changes are we likely to see? Along with sorting out all of the moving parts, the Steelers must also identify what exactly the offensive line’s needs are. Plus, Brian shares an exclusive behind-the scenes-look at his interview with former Steeler Ike Taylor.
Exactly what has gone wrong for the Pirates? (Hint: A lot.)
The Pirates return to Pittsburgh for their home opener — with a five-game losing streak. What’s gone wrong? (Spoiler alert: Not a lot has gone right.) Plus, insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak discuss which players have struggled the most and who needs to prove they have what it takes to stay in the lineup.
Can the Penguins turn their game around?
Penguins insider Mike DeFabo is joined by special guest Brian Metzer from the Penguins Radio Network to break down the team’s recent struggles. What happened to that stout defensive team we saw in March? Plus, we discuss players the Penguins could target ahead of the trade deadline and how things could change when the team gets healthy.
Breaking down Pitt and Penn State’s defensive line and linebacker situations
College insiders Craig Meyer, John McGonigal and Nubyjas Wilborn have covered the quarterback and other offensive positions at Pitt and Penn State. Now, we're moving on to the defensive line and linebackers. Do the Nittany Lions have their next star linebacker? The Panthers have a lot of players to replace on the defensive line, but is there still reason for optimism?