Author Archives: Ken Laird

09 Dec

Chargers 34 Steelers 24 – Postgame Quotes

published in category: Pittsburgh Steelers
Sunday, December 9th, 2012 – 7:32 pm

RUN GAME LACKING The Pittsburgh Steelers managed just 32-yards rushing on 10 combined carries between Jonathan Dwyer (8-32yds) and Issac Redman (2-0yds) in their loss to San Diego. Included in that were failed conversion on two 3rd-and-1s and one 4th-and-1. After the game, Redman said he won't know what went wrong in the run game […]


05 Dec

Casey Hampton On Hot Dogs and Getting Pancaked

published in category: Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Steelers
Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 – 5:28 pm

Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton told reporters before the Baltimore game that a yearly ritual at M&T Bank Stadium during pregame is accepting a hot dog from a Ravens fan. Until this year, when Hampton's 'guy' didn't show up. "No, he wasn't there," Hampton chuckled. "Y'all pumped it up, man, he's probably embarrassed. A big […]


25 Nov

Ryan Clark and Casey Hampton speak after loss to Browns:

published in category: Pittsburgh Steelers
Sunday, November 25th, 2012 – 6:18 pm

Two veteran leaders of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense spoke at length after the team's 20-14 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Here are those conversations from Cleveland Browns stadium with S Ryan Clark and NT Casey Hampton: Casey Hampton How tough is this one? "S***, we lost man. I feel bad, I feel terrible. […]


07 Nov

Who Will Run Against the Chiefs?

published in category: Pittsburgh Steelers
Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 – 4:40 pm

Issac Redman, Jonathan Dwyer, or Rashard Mendenhall? Who will be the Pittsburgh Steelers feature ballcarrier this week? At his press conference this past Tuesday, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said that his decision on who will get the carries at running back this week against Kansas City depends on health and effectiveness. "Whoever's being productive […]


31 Oct

Smash-Mouth Steelers?

published in category: Pittsburgh Steelers
Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 – 5:37 pm

<strong>"We have the personnel, the running backs to do it. The offensive line, they're looking for a fight" – Issac Redman</strong> Going into their 4th game of the season against Philadelphia Eagles, the Pittsburgh Steelers running game was a statistical mess. Filling in for Rashard Mendenhall, backs Jonathan Dwyer and Issac Redman had combined for […]


28 Oct

Steelers D Proves Jailbait for RGIII

published in category: Pittsburgh Steelers
Sunday, October 28th, 2012 – 7:06 pm

6 carries, 8 yards rushing. 16 of 34, 177-yards passing, 1 TD, a QB rating of 72.8 that was the lowest of his career. And one offensive pass interference penalty as a wide receiver. Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III's stat lines against the Pittsburgh Steelers weren't pretty. He was hurt by arguably 10 dropped […]


25 Oct

Steelers Defensive Coordinator Dick Lebeau Talks RGIII

published in category: Pittsburgh Steelers
Thursday, October 25th, 2012 – 4:08 pm

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick Lebeau talked at length after practice on Thursday of Washington Redskins week about the task of stopping rookie phenom Robert Griffin III. Here is that transcript with the media: "Pretty interesting athlete. He scorched everybody in college and he's doing a good job here in the NFL. Quite a challenge, […]