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The Immaculate Podcast: A show about the Pittsburgh Steelers

The Athletic

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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United States

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The Athletic

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Steelers 2020 Schedule Breakdown

5/11/2020
The 2020 schedule is set, but when facilities will reopen remains uncertain. Tim McMaster, Ed Bouchette and Mark Kaboly discuss Mike Tomlin’s comments on reopening as well as Cam Heyward’s advice to rookies. Plus, they dive into the Steelers slate, including the first meeting with Joe Burrow and three critical late-season games in prime time. They wrap by giving their record predictions.

Duration:00:33:25

Steelers Draft Recap & Takeaways

4/27/2020
The 2020 NFL Draft has come to an end and Tim McMaster, Mark Kaboly and Ed Bouchette are here to break it all down. They discuss the size of Chase Claypool (3:32) and the decision to no draft an inside linebackers (11:52). Plus, they dive into Anthony McFarland’s ties to the Steelers (15:46) and Kevin Dotson’s potential on the offensive line (19:56). They wrap by examining Antoine Brooks (25:36) and Carlos Davis (28:48).

Duration:00:36:05

Banter with Zach Banner

4/21/2020
No. 72 is eligible… for The Immaculate Podcast! Zach Banner joins Tim McMaster, Ed Bouchette and Mark Kaboly to discuss his love for Pittsburgh how the offensive line will look in 2020 and how he’s working out during quarantine. Plus, hear about his trip to Guam with Larry Ogunjobi and the friendship they have developed over the years.

Duration:00:42:16

Foster & Free Agency

3/17/2020
Ramon Foster hangs up his cleats. Tim McMaster, Ed Bouchette and Mark Kaboly react to the retirement (5:57) as well as the decision to franchise tag Bud Dupree (13:26). Plus, how does the new CBA benefit the Steelers (21:50)? The guys weigh in on the deal and break down the latest free agency news (28:39).

Duration:00:36:57

Deal or no deal?

2/26/2020
Tim McMaster and Mark Kaboly are live from the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. They break down the new CBA proposal and Maurkice Pouncey’s explosive reaction (2:45). Plus, Big Ben begins to throw (11:15). Hear from Kevin Colbert about the QB’s recovery and Bud Dupree’s future in Pittsburgh (15:44). They wrap by assessing the Steelers’ approach to the Draft without a first-round pick (20:25). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:28:44

The Immaculate Mailbag

1/30/2020
What if Ben doesn’t return (2:28)? Who should the Steelers target in the Draft (5:59)? Could Hunter Henry or Austin Hooper end up in Pittsburgh (13:06)? Tim McMaster, Ed Bouchette and Mark Kaboly answer your most pressing questions. Plus, hear how the trade for Minkah Fitzpatrick impacted Terrell Edmunds’ season (16:05). They wrap by discussing Terry Bradshaw’s new reality show (24:00) and their Super Bowl predictions (28:36). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:35:07

Cam, Canada & Cap space

1/24/2020
Will Cam Heyward finish out his career in Pittsburgh? Tim McMaster, Ed Bouchette and Mark Kaboly discuss the defensive end’s impact on the Steelers (2:08) and how he fits into the club’s future cap space (7:07). Plus, they break down the hiring of Matt Canada (13:45) and Bill Nunn’s ability to scout historic talent (19:33). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:35:34

Cowher headed to Canton

1/14/2020
In a surprise announcement on Saturday, Bill Cowher was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1:21). Tim McMaster, Ed Bouchette and Mark Kaboly discuss Cowher’s tenure in Pittsburgh and what it was like covering the coach (14:25). Plus, who will be next (24:50)? They assess Donnie Shell, Troy Polamalu and Alan Faneca’s chances of being selected. For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:31:51

Falling short after strange season

12/30/2019
The Steelers’ season came to an end on Sunday following a loss to the Ravens in Baltimore. Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette break down the rollercoaster year and quarterback carousel. They discuss key free agents this offseason and examine where the AFC North stands heading into 2020. For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:32:39

If Rudolph can’t save the season, who can?

12/23/2019
The Steelers no longer control their own destiny after falling to the Jets on Sunday (2:01). Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette discuss Mike Tomlin’s decision to bench Devlin “Duck” Hodges and Mason Rudolph’s shoulder injury (3:55). They break down how New York contained the defense and the reunion with Le'Veon Bell (13:23). Plus, what needs to happen for Pittsburgh to make the playoffs (23:22)? They assess the playoff scenarios ahead of the final week of the regular season. For bonus episodes...

Duration:00:32:50

Throwing ducks

12/16/2019
It was a difficult night for Devlin “Duck” Hodges, but was he really all to blame? Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette assess the coaching decisions and lack of run game (1:38). They discuss what went wrong on defense (8:26) and the continued absence of JuJu Smith-Schuster (10:30). Plus, is it time for the song “Renegade” to go? Ed gives his thoughts on the Steelers’ rallying cry (17:09). They wrap by breaking down the playoff picture and the importance of next week’s game against the Jets...

Duration:00:25:57

Duck, Duck, DEFENSE

12/9/2019
Devlin “Duck” Hodges does it again! Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette recap the rookie’s performance against the Cardinals (3:11). They break down a big day for Diontae Johnson (5:19) and how the Steelers are spreading the love in the run game (9:05). Plus, hear how the defense held Kyler Murray to just two rushing yards all while forcing three interceptions (15:47). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:29:32

Pittsburgh finished it.

12/2/2019
The Steelers quietly got their revenge on the Browns, but not without drama off the field. Tim McMaster and Ed Bouchette discuss Freddie Kitchens’ controversial t-shirt (2:27) and the response from the locker room. They also break down Devlin “Duck” Hodges performance (5:44) and a big day for James Washington (10:15). Plus, hear how Mike Tomlin’s coaching resume has changed over the course of this season (22:44). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:31:52

The 2010s: Pittsburgh Steelers All-Decade Team

11/26/2019
QB1 is a lock, but who fills out your All-Decade team? Tim McMaster and Mark Kaboly discuss the best players at each position during the 2010s. Take a walk down memory lane and see who makes the final cut. For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/theimmacculatepodcast

Duration:00:37:38

#AskKaboly, Part 2

11/19/2019
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
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
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
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
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
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