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The official home for audio programming from Behind the Steel Curtain, SB Nation's community for fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The official home for audio programming from Behind the Steel Curtain, SB Nation's community for fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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The official home for audio programming from Behind the Steel Curtain, SB Nation's community for fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Episodes

The Steelers Retro Show: Selecting the Steelers No Pro Bowl team on offense

7/7/2020
The Steelers have had a wide variety of great players in their legendary history. Many have been honored with Hall of Fame honors, National Awards and multiple trips to Hawaii, Orlando or the such. But some Steelers greats never made it to the Pro Bowl. Join BTSC's Tony Defeo and Bryan Anthony Davis as they select the best Steelers players never to make a Pro Bowl. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:25

Steelers Stat Geek: Steelers Stat Geek: Stats the Steelers need to improve on to win a championship in 2020

7/7/2020
There is quite a feeling around the Steel City that the 2020 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers have the roster to bring the Lombardi back to Pittsburgh. But as always, they have a lot of areas that neat tweaked and stats that have to improve. What areas do the Steelers need to alter to win it all this coming season? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:19

Steelers Q&A: How pivotal a year is 2020 for Maurkice Pouncey?

7/7/2020
When the Pittsburgh Steelers lost Ben Roethlisberger to a season-ending elbow injury in 2019, every unit on the offense took a step backwards. The Steelers had no Pro Bowl selections at skill positions on the offensive side of the ball. A lot of fingers were pointed at Maurkice Pouncey and the offensive line. Going into his eleventh season, is the possible Hall of Famer at a crossroads where he needs a rebound in play before the Steelers start accelerating a look towards the future? Take a...

Duration:00:43:23

The Homer and the Hater Show: BAD Steelers predictions that might just be good in 2020

7/6/2020
It seems like eons since the 2019 season ended, but it has only been a tad over six months since the Steelers last took to the gridiron. SInce then there has been tons of speculation on what will happen when the Steelers finally take the field in September. Predictions have been made and Behind the Steel Curtain has even more. This leads to the topic of the latest episode in the BTSC family of podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:05

Steelers Podcast: Exclusive interview with Steelers Safety Jordan Dangerfield

7/5/2020
The Pittsburgh Steelers have a great array of talent on the roster. But when it comes to resilience, desire and dependability, Safety Jordan Dangerfield is nestled near the top of the list. Associated with the team going on seven seasons, No. 37 just signed a one-year deal to remain with the team in March. Join BTSC as they talk to Jordan about his time in Pittsburgh, playing on a reemerging secondary, being a special teams leader, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:32:49

‘Yeah, I said it’: Ben Roethlisberger needs as much preseason work as possible

7/4/2020
It’s old news that Ben Roethlisberger is slated to be back at the helm of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense in 2020. In recent seasons, No. 7 hasn’t participated as much in the preseason. Coming off of a major surgery on his elbow and the fact that the Steelers are losing three preseason games already, Ben is still going to need plenty of reps in workouts, training camp and the preseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:30

Steelers Preview: Are the Steelers more equipped than most to handle playing less preseason games?

7/3/2020
In addition to dropping the Hall of Fame Game featuring the Steelers and Cowboys, the NFL has cut two preseason games as well. There is talk now of reducing the roster size too. Some teams are better equipped than others to handle this situation. But how will that affect the 2020 Pittsburgh Steelers? Join BTSC’s Dave Schofield, Bryan Anthony Davis and Michael Beck as they discuss this burning topic and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:43

The Standard is the Standard: What is the biggest missing piece on the Steelers roster?

7/2/2020
If the Steelers remain healthy, the 2020 roster could be strong enough to make a long run this season. But with depth being an issue, there may be holes that can hinder that process. Do the Steelers have missing pieces on their squad or are they in good shape in that arena? If there are missing pieces, what are they? This inquiry and more will be pondered on the latest episode in the BTSC family of podcasts. And it is always a good time to talk everything Steelers. Take a look or listen to...

Duration:00:56:22

Steelers Stat Geek: What streaks will continue for the 2020 Steelers?

7/1/2020
The Steelers enter 2020 with a number of unique streaks going like nine straight wins on Mondays, 20 games of not scoring 30 points and 23-straight games of turning the ball over. Some of these stats need to end quickly and some would be awesome to see extended. Join BTSC editor Dave Schofield and his big brother Rich as they discuss the current streaks the Steelers ended the 2019 season with and if they will continue into 2020. This is the question that will be pondered and attempted to be...

Duration:01:00:43

The Steelers Retro Show: Who is the best backup quarterbacks to ever hold the clipboard for the Steelers?

6/30/2020
Through the decades, the Steelers backup quarterback usually is the most popular player on the team. But sometimes that admiration turns when said QB actually gets to play. But there are a few that steeped up big in Pittsburgh"s times of need. Typically, BTSC's Bryan Anthony Davis and Tony Defeo break down all things Steelers. In a departure from the present and future, join the duo as they go back in time and discuss the greatest understudies in Steelers lore. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:49:11

Steelers Q&A: What’s the Steelers plan if Ben Roethlisberger goes down in 2020?

6/30/2020
When the Pittsburgh Steelers lost Ben Roethlisberger to a season-ending elbow injury in 2019, the season wasn’t immediately over. But it still ended up being a disappointing year. Some critics felt like there wasn’t an overall plan in place should disaster strike. With Ben back and seemingly healthy, does the team have contingency plans should lightning strike again and that doesn’t necessarily mean just a backup QB. Take a look at the latest episode of the BTSC podcast The Steelers Q&A...

Duration:00:47:31

The Homer and the Hater Show: Will ads replace Steelers fans altogether at Heinz Field in 2020?

6/29/2020
The NFL is blocking off the first eight rows of premium seating to help generate ad revenue to compensate for the loss of fans at games this season. With this happening in all NFL (venues, including Heinz Field), it begs to ask if that will be enough to not see a reduction in salary cap. But more importantly, will advertisements replace fans altogether in 2020? This question leads to the topic of the latest episode in the BTSC family of podcasts. Take a listen to the BTSC podcast The Homer...

Duration:00:55:49

Steelers Brunch With Tony: Steelers moving Matt Feiler to guard...but for how long?

6/28/2020
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin announced this week that Matt Feiler would be starting off taking reps at the left guard position. The move from right tackle to replace the recently retired Ramon Foster opens up a position battle between Zach Banner and Chukawuma Okorafor. Who will win that battle or will Feiler need to slide back over to RT and make way for Stefan Wisniewski? This is going to be the talking point in the latest podcast featuring BTSC’s own Tony Defeo. Welcome to Steelers Brunch...

Duration:00:45:47

‘Yeah, I said it’: The Steelers Super Bowl window is bigger than you think

6/27/2020
With Ben Roethlisberger nearing the twilight of his fantastic career, there have been talks regarding the Steelers Super Bowl “window” closing with his departure. It has been described as a “win now” situation. However, the Steelers are a franchise that has seemingly always been playing for the present, without sacrificing the future. With the Steelers brain trust being what it is, the window isn’t closing as soon as some think. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:05

Steelers Preview, The After Party: It's a family affair

6/26/2020
The Steelers have a pretty rich history with family acts, with two sets of brothers and a few legacies currently on the team. In the "Steelers Preview, After Party", BTSC discusses the best NFL families and follows it up with avenues to fun and frivolity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:55

BTSC Exclusive Interview Series: Zach Banner

6/26/2020
The Pittsburgh Steelers have a great array of personalities on the roster. There’s hardly any bigger, literally and figuratively, than offensive tackle Zach Banner. Banner became a Steelers sensation last year on the field as an “eligible receiver” and off with his fun loving antics in and around the community. Join BTSC as they talk to Banner about his time in Pittsburgh, playing on a veteran-laden offensive line, being an eligible receiver, “Flashdance” and much more. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:35:15

The Steelers Preview: How will no Hall of Fame game affect the 2020 Pittsburgh Steelers?

6/26/2020
The 2020 season promises to be an exciting one for Steeler Nation and the preseason was to be as well with Bill Cowher, Donnie Shell and Troy Polamalu tabbed to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Fans will now have to wait to see the Steelers trio get enshrined. They will also miss out on watching the Steelers and Cowboys open the exhibition schedule in Canton now, with that game being cancelled. But how will that affect the 2020 Pittsburgh Steelers? Join BTSC’s Dave Schofield,...

Duration:00:52:55

The Standard is the Standard: What was the “Minkah Effect” on the Steelers in 2019?

6/25/2020
The Steelers blockbuster trade with the Miami Dolphins welcomed safety Minkah Fitzpatrick to the Steel City just 12 days into the 2019 season. The second-year pro instantly upgraded the Steelers defense into a juggernaut starting with an interception of Jimmy Garroppolo in his Steelers debut. In 14 games last season, the Steelers jumped their ranking to third among NFL defenses. So what was the “Minkah Effect” on the Steelers in 2019? This inquiry and more will be pondered on the latest...

Duration:01:00:35

Steelers Stat Geek: Is the strength of the Steelers defense up front or in the secondary? But what is the D’s strength? Is it the defensive line and the linebackers? Or could it be the defensive backfield?

6/24/2020
The defensive corps of the 2019 Pittsburgh Steelers made a monstrous leap into the upper echelon of NFL defenses last season. With a formidable front-seven led by Cam Heyward and T.J. Watt coupled with a stifling stable of defensive backs, Keith Butler’s defense ranked 5th in the National Football League. But what is the D’s strength? Is it the defensive line and the linebackers? Or could it be the defensive backfield? This is the question that will be pondered and attempted to be answered...

Duration:01:00:31

Steelers Podcast: Where do the Steelers linebackers rank among the best in team history?

6/23/2020
The Pittsburgh Steelers have a history of great linebacking units. Whether your talking Steel Curtain linebackers, Blitzburgh or those from the Super Bowls in the 2000s, There were some great units wearing black-and-gold over the years. The current LBs from the 2020 team are a pretty special corps as well. Where do Vince Williams, Devin Bush, TJ Watt and Bud Dupree rank among the greats of the 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, and 10s? Take a look at the latest episode of the BTSC podcast The Steelers Q&A...

Duration:01:00:53