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George Floyd Case: Judge Releases Ex-Officers Lane And Kueng Body Cam Videos

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Click Here To Watch Full Videos: Thomas Lane | J. Alexander Kueng (Warning: Graphic Content) MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Hennepin County judge overseeing the George Floyd case has made the body worn cameras from ex-officers Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng available. On Friday, Judge Peter Cahill wrote in a court document, “Members of the Media Coalition, as well as other media and members of the public may obtain copies” of body camera footage from former Minneapolis police officers Kueng and La...

The most important contract extension in 2021 is Ben Roethlisberger

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Original expectations had the salary cap growing to around 210 million dollars in 2021, but due to the conditions of the pandemic the salary cap is facing a $23 million dollar reduction from 2020, and sit around 175 million. The Steelers already have their hands tied because of a very long list of contributors on expiring contracts.

Podcast: Steelers receivers corps may lead to a false sense of security

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Can they live up to the hype? This is the main topic that will be discussed on the latest episode of the newest show in the BTSC family of podcasts. Join BTSC Co-Editor Jeff Hartman with his show, “Let’s Ride” as he breaks down the Steelers 2020 wide receivers.

Brett Favre Discusses Tom Brady Leaving Patriots for Bucs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Sunday, August 9th, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has altered the entire NFL offseason, and Hall of Famer Brett Favre thinks Tom Brady could be especially impacted. "For a guy like Tom Brady, you've got to be scratching your head," Favre said, per Scott Gleeson of USA Today. "Of all the times to change teams, he's gotta be saying, 'How am I going to get the chemistry I'm wanting to have with the guys, with my new [teammates]?

Colts expected to lead NFL in salary cap space in 2021

Sunday, August 9th, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be factors that impact the league beyond just the 2020 season. This includes the salary cap for 2021, which is expected to be reduced greatly. The Indianapolis Colts appear to be in the best situation for this change.

Ike Taylor sticks up for Ben Roethlisberger in a big way

Saturday, August 8th, 2020

Ben Roethlisberger has always been an easy target. Sure there have been off field issues which plagued him early in his career, but for many there was seemingly always something which rubbed them the wrong way with No. Even after going to three Super Bowls, and winning two, Roethlisberger was never considered a top tier quarterback.

How Shaquill Griffin can become a shutdown corner

Saturday, August 8th, 2020

Add it all up, the nerves enabled bad passing form, the partially disrupted passing lane, Sanders’ move up field, and Griffin’s excellent recovery, and you get a fantastic interception by Griffin which would have given Seattle the ball at San Francisco’s 46. Instead a very late flag was thrown for Jamar Taylor’s defensive holding. Which just for the record was an ambiguous play, away from the ball, which had no impact on the play, in which the receiver initiated contact, and fell but not because...

Podcast: The best free agent additions and toughest departures in Steelers history

Saturday, August 8th, 2020

The 2020 season started to take shape when the Steelers made a number of free agent moves by adding Eric Ebron, Stefen Wisniewski and Derek Watt. They also saw Javon Hargrave, among others, headlining the players to depart the team. Time will tell if these players rank among the best free agent additions or toughest losses via free agency.

Assist of the Night: Emmanuel Mudiay

Friday, August 7th, 2020

Assist of the Night: Emmanuel Mudiay - August 7, 2020

Linebacker Vic Beasley finally reports to Titans for camp

Friday, August 7th, 2020

Linebacker Vic Beasley reported to the Tennessee Titans on Friday, and he has been activated off the Reserve/DidNot Report list. The Titans also put defensive lineman Jack Crawford on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, meaning he had either tested positive for COVID-19 or has been quarnatined after coming in close contact with someone who's infected. Beasley was the Titans' top free agent signee in March with a one-year deal for $9.5 million.