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The Immaculate Podcast

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The Immaculate Podcast is a regular look at the Pittsburgh Steelers, featuring The Athletic Pittsburgh’s Ed Bouchette and Mark Kaboly. They will dissect recent games, break down upcoming opponents and preview matchups to watch. From the decisions that made a difference on gameday to the personalities who compose the roster, Ed and Mark will give listeners an all-access pass to the Steelers’ season.

The Immaculate Podcast is a regular look at the Pittsburgh Steelers, featuring The Athletic Pittsburgh’s Ed Bouchette and Mark Kaboly. They will dissect recent games, break down upcoming opponents and preview matchups to watch. From the decisions that made a difference on gameday to the personalities who compose the roster, Ed and Mark will give listeners an all-access pass to the Steelers’ season.
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The Immaculate Podcast is a regular look at the Pittsburgh Steelers, featuring The Athletic Pittsburgh’s Ed Bouchette and Mark Kaboly. They will dissect recent games, break down upcoming opponents and preview matchups to watch. From the decisions that made a difference on gameday to the personalities who compose the roster, Ed and Mark will give listeners an all-access pass to the Steelers’ season.

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English


Episodes

#AskKaboly, Part 2

11/19/2019
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The Steelers’ brawl with the Browns continues to make headlines, including a skit on SNL (2:17). Plus, will JuJu Smith-Schuster and James Conner be ready to go on Sunday (8:32)? Tim McMaster and Mark Kaboly cover those topics, plus Mark answers all of your questions in the latest edition of #AskKaboly (13:13). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:32:29

BRUTAL

11/15/2019
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Tim McMaster and Mark Kaboly break down Myles Garrett’s hit on Mason Rudolph (1:51). Mark describes the scene in the locker room and how the players responded. They also discuss the injuries from Thursday night and how it impacts the Steelers moving forward (19:02). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:33:57

Countdown to Cleveland

11/13/2019
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Mark Kaboly teams up with Zac Jackson for a special crossover episode previewing Thursday night’s AFC North rivalry game between the Steelers and Browns. How does the short-week impact the players (2:11)? What should the Steelers expect from Baker Mayfield (27:59)? They cover those topics, plus, what to watch for (24:41) and their final score predictions (32:00). Listen to more bonus episodes at theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:34:48

Throwback to Picks-burgh

11/11/2019
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The Steelers made a statement on Sunday with a 17-12 victory over the Rams. Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette break down another stellar showing from Minkah Fitzpatrick (5:13) and a big day for the defense. They also discuss Mason Rudolph’s development (13:10) and the changes on the offensive line (17:18). They wrap by assessing where the Steelers’ stand in the playoff picture (20:29). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:29:59

Alive and kicking

11/4/2019
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The Steelers hold on to win their third straight after a missed field goal from Adam Vinatieri on Sunday. Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette discuss Minkah Fitzpatrick’s impact on defense (4:06) as well as the dynamic duo of Bud Dupree and T.J. Watt (7:12). They also evaluate Mason Rudolph’s performance (13:08) and Trey Edmunds’ increased role (20:51). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:32:20

Fin-ishing strong

10/29/2019
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After a rough start, Mason Rudolph helped lead the Steelers to a 27-14 victory over the Dolphins. Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette break down the quarterback’s bounce-back performance (1:38). Plus, a big night for James Conner before leaving with a shoulder injury (12:30). They discuss the running back depth chart as well as a strong defensive showing from Minkah Fitzpatrick and T. J. Watt (15:27). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:31:15

Position-by-position report card

10/21/2019
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Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette grade each position through the first six games of the season (3:20). What areas need the most work (5:20)? How would they assess the coaching staff’s handling of key injuries (18:30)? They cover those topics, plus, Ed discusses how Bill Cowher helped recruit one of country music’s young new stars (23:02). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:26:27

Getting their Duck(s) in a row

10/14/2019
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Devlin “Duck” Hodges helped keep the Steelers’ season afloat with a big win on the road against the Chargers. Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette discuss the UDFA’s performance (2:07) and the support from the run game (8:37). Plus, Devin Bush is making a strong case for Rookie of the Year. They break down the defense (15:55) and where the Steelers stand in the AFC North (26:14). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:32:26

DUCK!

10/7/2019
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Heartbreaker at home! Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette break down an emotional loss to the Ravens and the brutal hit on Mason Rudolph (2:34). Plus, Devlin “Duck” Hodges steps up (6:31). Ed dissects his clutch performance. And, what happened in overtime?! They discuss Mike Tomlin’s interesting decision and JuJu Smith-Schuster’s big fumble (16:37). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:30:54

Back in business

10/1/2019
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The Steelers are finally in the win column! Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette discuss the much-needed win and a dominant day for the defense (2:25). They also break down Mason Rudolph’s first start at Heinz Field (8:32) and the wildcat offense (13:13). Plus, James Conner and the run game finally get going (15:57). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:29:23

Struggles continue in Santa Clara

9/23/2019
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The Steelers fall to 0-3 for the first time since 2013, can they turn things around? Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette break down Mason Rudolph’s first start and the struggles on offense (1:55). They also discuss Minkah Fitzpatrick’s dominant debut and the strong outing by the defense (11:03). Plus, would Antonio Brown have been better off making things work in Pittsburgh? Ed weighs in on the never-ending saga surrounding the wide receiver (19:20). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:27:11

Introducing The Lead

9/17/2019
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From The Athletic and Wondery, The Lead is the first daily sports podcast that will bring you one big story from The Athletic's all-star team of local and national sports reporters to make you the most knowledgeable sports fan in any room. Subscribe now to hear new episodes of the Lead each weekday morning: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lead/id1478448344 Check out theathletic.com/thelead to read stories featured on The Lead.

Duration:00:07:43

BONUS: Ben Roethlisberger’s season-ending elbow surgery

9/16/2019
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Subscribe now to hear new episodes of The Lead each weekday morning: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lead/id1478448344

Duration:00:19:59

BIG problems ahead

9/16/2019
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Subscribe now to hear new episodes of The Lead each weekday morning: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-lead/id1478448344

Duration:00:32:14

House of Horrors

9/9/2019
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The Steelers’ struggles in Foxboro continued yet again in last night's season opener. Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette break down the 33-3 loss to Antonio Brown’s new team (1:18). How was Tom Brady able to penetrate the defense (5:30)? Why was the offense unable to push the ball down the field (10:14)? Can they rebound to save their season (21:02)? They answer all of those questions, plus, what must be improved before Week 2 (23:55). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:28:33

Skipping to Sunday

9/2/2019
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The preseason is officially over! Who stood out this summer? Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette hand out game balls to the top performers on offense and defense (2:42). Plus, Joe Haden signs a 2-year contract extension. The latest on the cornerback’s new deal (8:30). Finally, it’s game week! They discuss the Steelers history in Foxboro and what it will take to defeat the Patriots (16:24). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:28:06

Big Ben’s backup & big surprises

8/27/2019
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Has Mason Rudolph solidified his role as Ben Roethlisberger’s backup? Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette break down the latest with the QBs (6:11). Andrew Luck shocked everyone when he announced his retirement, but Ed recalls the Steelers have a history of surprise departures as well (8:58). They wrap by detailing key players who have made their mark this camp (15:41). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:27:17

Are yinz ready for some football?!

8/27/2019
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The inaugural episode of The Immaculate Podcast is here! Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette break down the state of the Steelers as the season quickly approaches. (0:56) Antonio Brown has taken his drama to Oakland, but who will fill his void on the field in Pittsburgh? (5:07) Plus, Big Ben isn’t getting any younger, Ed updates us on the backup QB battle. (11:15) The guys wrap up the show with a look at the TE and RB roster depth (16:34). theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:28:22

The Immaculate Podcast Trailer

8/19/2019
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Coming soon to The Athletic: The Immaculate Podcast provides a regular look at the Pittsburgh Steelers, featuring The Athletic Pittsburgh’s Ed Bouchette and Mark Kaboly. Get 40% off the annual subscription now at theathletic.com/theimmaculatepodcast

Duration:00:01:26