Bleav in Steelers

Bleav in Steelers

Listen behind the Steel Curtain as 12-year NFL cornerback and two-time Super Bowl Champion Ike Taylor talks the latest in Steelers nation along with Co-Host Mark Bergin!... Show More

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February 25, 2021 28 min

Ben Roethlisberger is set to return in 2021 for what looks like one final season with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin debate if this is the best move for the Steelers in the 2021 season and beyond.

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Intro Music: Louie Kaczmarek

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Houston Chronicle reporter John McClain has covered the NFL for 45 years.

McClain discussed what he thinks the future holds for quarterback Deshaun Watson and free agent edge rusher J.J. Watt.

Watt could sign with several contending teams, including the Steelers, Browns, Titans, Packers or Buccaneers.

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Steelers guard Alan Faneca and scout Bill Nunn are members of the 2021 class for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin provide their reactions on the prestigious honor.

The guys also recap Super Bowl 55, which Taylor attended in Tampa, Florida, at Raymond James Stadium with his son Ivan.

Taylor and Bergin also explain why Aaron Donald won the NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award over T.J. Watt.

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Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin pay tribute to Patricia Rooney, the wife of the late Steelers chairman Dan Rooney.

Patricia Rooney died Saturday at home. She was 88.

Taylor explained the special bond he shares with the Rooney family.

The guys also discuss stupid Super Bowl Media Day questions from Taylor's experience playing in three of them.

Taylor and Bergin also talk about several Super Bowl 55 prop bets.

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The Super Bowl 55 matchup is set between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin discuss Scotty Miller’s touchdown reception late in the first half of the NFC Championship game.

Taylor and Bergin also discuss Packers head coach Matt LaFleur’s decision to kick a field goal late in the fourth quarter instead of allowing Aaron Rodgers and the offense to go for it on 4th down.

The guys critique Rodgers’...

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Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin discuss the AFC and NFC Championship games ahead of Sunday.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes remains in concussion protocol as of Tuesday morning.

The guys discuss the playmaking abilities of Devin White and Antoine Winfield Jr. on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' defense.

They also talk about Drew Brees' legacy, Tom Brady's run at the age of 43 and the best matchups for Super Bowl 55.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have decided not to renew the contract of offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner.

Ike Taylor explained why the Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger must commit to the running game in the 2021 season, regardless of who replaces Fichtner.

Taylor and Mark Bergin discussed Chase Claypool's recent comments about losing to the Cleveland Browns.

The guys made their picks against the spread for the NFL Divisional Round. T...

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Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin react to the Pittsburgh Steelers' 48-37 loss to the Cleveland Browns in Sunday night's AFC Wild Card game.

The guys break down what went wrong for the Steelers, and Ben Roethlisberger's future in Pittsburgh.

The Steelers got dominated at the line of scrimmage, which helped the Browns get out to a 28-0 lead to start the game.

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Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers hosting the Cleveland Browns on Sunday night in their AFC Wild Card game.

Kevin Stefanski will not coach for the Browns because he tested positive for COVID-19. However, Bergin points out that the bigger loss for the Browns is playing without Pro Bowl left guard Joel Bitonio.

Also, Bergin trusts Steelers kicker Chris Boswell much more than Browns kicker Cody Parkey.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4) will play Cleveland Browns (11-5) again in the AFC Wild Card game.

Ike Taylor describes what it's like to play an AFC North team three times in one season.

Mark Bergin thinks the Steelers will win the playoff game over the Browns because of the players due back that didn't play in Week 17.

Bergin also believes Mason Rudolph is not the successor to Ben Roethlisberger, especially with the young qua...

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Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw three second-half touchdown passes to help the Steelers erase a 17-point deficit in a comeback win over the Colts.

Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin discuss how Diontae Johnson, T.J. Watt and Mike Hilton made key plays against the Colts.

The Steelers are winners of the AFC North for the first time since the 2017 season.

Taylor and Bergin talked about the Steelers' struggles in the running game, and ho...

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The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their third consecutive game in the 27-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night Football.

The Steelers' offense struggled again, committed three turnovers and played poorly in the first half.

Ike Taylor thinks Ben Roethlisberger played his worst game of the season.

Mark Bergin explains why he thinks JuJu Smith-Schuster’s midfield dances on TikTok are a distraction.

Bergin compared it to when fo...

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost two consecutive games headed into their Week 15 matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night Football.

Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin discuss how the Steelers need to get healthy as they prepare for the postseason push.

It's no secret the Steelers have struggled to run the ball in the last several weeks.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers are no longer undefeated after losing to the Washington Football Team.

Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin explain how this could actually benefit the Steelers in the long run.

However, the Steelers must improve their running game and their receivers must catch more passes as the team prepares to take on the Buffalo Bills on Sunday Night Football.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers remain undefeated after their 19-14 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday afternoon football.

However, outside linebacker Bud Dupree will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL.

Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin explain the difficulty for the Steelers to remain unbeaten considering their injuries and the "junior varsity" performance against the Ravens.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers remain unbeaten after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars, 27-3.

The Steelers had four interceptions of Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton, including two from Minkah Fitzpatrick and two from Terrell Edmunds

Rookie receiver Chase Claypool scored his 10th touchdown of the season in as many games. He is one touchdown away from tying the Steelers' rookie record.

Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin discussed the Steelers'...

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The Pittsburgh Steelers improved to 9-0 for the first time in franchise history after their 36-10 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

Ben Roethlisberger threw for four touchdowns in the victory despite not practicing for most of the week because he was put on the team's COVID-19 list.

Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin discuss whether the Steelers could go undefeated and how the team will find Roethlisberger's successor.

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Ben Roethlisberger, Vince Williams and two other Pittsburgh Steelers were added to the team's COVID-19 list.

There is still the possibility the four players play in Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals. However, they must isolate for five days.

Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin discuss what's ahead for the Steelers after the team has started out 8-0 for the first time in franchise history.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 28-24 on Sunday to remain unbeaten.

Starting defensive linemen Tyson Alualu and Cameron Heyward left the game because of injuries.

Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin talked about how the Steelers must prepare for the possibility of playing the next few games without both players.

They also discussed how Ben Roethlisberger played better in the second half of Sunday's game, and how Robert Sp...

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Nashville reporter Cameron Taylor joined the show to discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers' victory over the Tennessee Titans in Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season.

Taylor talked about what Nissan Stadium and Nashville have been like throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Bleav in Steelers" hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin spoke about the keys to the Steelers' 6-0 start.

The guys think the Steelers and Titans could play again in the ...

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