It just wouldn't be the offseason if Mike Tomlin wasn't pursuing a kick returner, would it?
In 2007, it was the Allen Rossum experiment.
In 2008, it was Mewelde Moore.
In 2009, we thought it was that Stefan Logan dude from Canada (who it very well still may be).
But hold the phone on that one, because a rumor has surfaced that the Steelers are trying to get Roscoe Parrish off the Bills.
Now, I didn't really know how much stock to put in this so called "rumor," given that until this morning, the most reputable "source" I could have attributed it to was Examiner.com...which I, for one, have never heard of. But then Pro Football Talk addressed the issue. So now I feel like I can sleep at night knowing it wasn't a complete farce.
By the way, commenters over on Yahoo are clearly some of the most informed on the internets. Witness...
Must be an Eagles fan.
Anyways, even if this is true, the Steelers would more than likely have to send either players or picks to Buffalo. Because from what I've heard, they released Gary Russell because they're closer to the salary cap than Tara Reid is to giving $20 handjobs on Sunset Blvd [UPDATE: Disregard that whole thought...Russell was apparently cut because he likes the weed and unlike someone else we know (see video below), isn't the Super Bowl MVP].
But should this work out, I can't exactly say I'd be upset. I mean, let's face it, the Steelers special teams have sort of been a perennial joke, a few instances notwithstanding. Most recently, this one...
New rumor for you: Santonio hit the gravity bong before fielding that one. Pass it on.
And besides, either way, who am I to doubt anyone named, "Roscoe?"
In other news - I'm going to start basing all of my "analysis" on players' names. That can only lead to the most accurate observations...am I wrong?
Links in 3...2...1...GO!
Wow, Cowher's teeth are awfully bright, aren't they? [PSaMP]
Mike Tomlin > Josh McDaniels...and the SteezBros can prove it [SteezBros]
It's amazing they let anyone out of the city of Cleveland anymore...some rapper and erstwhile Cavaliers benchwarmer trying to shit on the Steelers [Mondesi's House]
A must have for watching the draft - RoethisLager [Blog 'n' Gold]
Silverback talks about being really, really, ridiculously rich [Sports Radio Interviews]
The first I've heard about Super Bowl rings... [Beaver County Times]
Transcript of yesterday's predraft press conference [Steel City Insider]
Hines Ward and Casey Hampton still waiting to get paid...or not to... [KDKA]
Steelers looking at Defensive Lineman [Observer-Reporter]
Steelers promise no Super Bowl letdown...isn't that nice [AP]
Jim Wexell's list of best draft bets for the Steelers [Tribune-Democrat]
Willie Gay has confidence, or "swagger." Apparently has also been spending time with Ike Taylor... [Trib]
1974 - A Steelers draft class that will live in infamy [Trib]
Jags pick up Torry Holt. Now, who's gonna throw him the ball...MJD? [PFT]
Boldin's already got a foot out the door in AZ [Moondog Sports]
Sheldon Brown not interested in putting up with the boo's anymore? [PFT]
Pens-Flyers tonight. Pensblog pre-gameday post, hoooooo! [The Pensblog]
That's some pretty good NHL playoff pickin', dude [Staal Tactics]
So much for the red hot Marlins, huh? 8-0. What now? [WHYGAVS]
I felt like I hadn't linked to my buddy HB for a while, so here [Tirico Suave]
Happy free Ben and Jerry's day! [Sean's Ramblings]
Seriously, dude. Make another speech. [Carbolic Smoke Ball]
Frankly, this is the only way to cover the basketball playoffs [THE "We Hate The New England Patriots" San Diego Sports Fan Collective]
Man, how are you gonna make Snoop look smaller than the SportsCenter anchors? [The Sports Hernia]
I can't tell which is hotter - the sickening mullet or the flashy high school class ring... [Sexy People]
Man, George Will would HATE me [Grumpy Old Dog]
Here's a job for you - Pizza Hut Twitterer...Jesus. What a world [9-to-fried]
OK Computer is high up on my list of best albums all time too [Agent Orange]
Lindsay Lohan talking about getting naked in Vegas or something like that [The Superficial]
I've never seen two bigger douchebags in one headline in my life. I shouldn't even be linking to this, but I had to express my hatred somehow [The Superficial]
Wow, now that's a last name [FAIL Blog]
One for the ages... [FAIL Blog]
OctoMom trying to trademark that endearing nickname...clearly will do anything to stay in the headlines [The Smoking Gun]
And lastly, VOTE MATICULOUS!!! [Indaba Music]
There are probably a shit ton of other great links out on the internets that I missed. But, what can I say? Wouldn't be the first time I let you down, right?
So um...hey guys, I'm alive (actual existence of "life" = debatable). What's up with your lives?
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