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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!

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!

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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!

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English


Episodes

Randy Fichtner out as OC + NFL Divisional Round picks

1/15/2021
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. They also talked about the New York Jets hiring Robert Saleh...

Duration:00:55:58

Steelers' season ends in blowout loss to Browns + Big Ben's future

1/11/2021
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. Follow Ike Taylor on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Follow Mark Bergin on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Intro...

Duration:00:49:35

NFL Wild Card weekend is here + JuJu's quote about the Browns

1/8/2021
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. Taylor and Bergin also discuss how several media members did not...

Duration:00:53:15

Steelers and Browns set for playoff rubber match

1/4/2021
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 quarterback talent in the AFC North. Follow Ike Taylor on social...

Duration:00:26:28

Kings of the (AFC) North, Big Ben delivers in second-half comeback

12/28/2020
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 how that bodes for the team with the playoffs around the...

Duration:00:41:51

Losing streak continues, JuJu's TikTok dances & RIP Kevin Greene

12/22/2020
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 former Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens wore a...

Duration:00:47:02

Steelers limp into Monday night matchup against Bengals

12/16/2020
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. Taylor believes the Steelers need to find a successor to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the upcoming offseason. Looking at the other AFC North...

Duration:00:46:47

Steelers upset by WFT for first loss of 2020 season

12/8/2020
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. Follow Ike Taylor on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Follow Mark Bergin on social media: Facebook, Twitter,...

Duration:00:56:50

Bud Dupree tears ACL, but Steelers remain undefeated

12/3/2020
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. Follow Ike Taylor on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Follow Mark Bergin on social media:...

Duration:00:39:51

Unbeaten Steelers prepare for Ravens on Thanksgiving night

11/24/2020
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' Thanksgiving night matchup against the Baltimore Ravens at...

Duration:00:43:24

No practice, no problem: Big Ben throws for 4 TDs in win over Bengals

11/16/2020
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. Follow Ike Taylor on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Follow Mark...

Duration:00:35:05

Big Ben, Vince Williams and Co. added to Steelers' COVID-19 list

11/10/2020
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. Follow Ike Taylor on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Follow Mark Bergin on social...

Duration:00:19:49

Steelers beat Ravens to stay unbeaten: Cam Heyward, Tyson Alualu injured

11/2/2020
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 Spillane has filled in nicely for the injured Devin...

Duration:00:32:04

Nashville journalist Cameron Taylor talks Steelers-Titans, AFC playoff race

10/27/2020
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 playoffs. Next Sunday, the Steelers play on the road against the...

Duration:00:32:58

Steelers to play Titans in Week 7 matchup of undefeated teams

10/21/2020
Ahead of the Week 7 matchup between the Steelers and Titans, "Bleav in Steelers" hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin hosted a special Bleav Podcast Network cross-show with "Bleav in Titans" hosts Denard Walker and Davey Hudson. The guys discussed season-ending injuries to Steelers linebacker Devin Bush and Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan. Ultimately, the game will likely come down to whether the Steelers defense can slow down Titans running back Derrick Henry. Follow Ike Taylor on...

Duration:00:31:42

James Farrior talks being named to Steelers Hall of Honor

10/15/2020
Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Farrior discussed what it meant to him to be named to the team's Ring of Honor 2020 class. The two-time Super Bowl champion also discussed his memories playing for the Steelers from 2002-2011. Follow Ike Taylor on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Follow Mark Bergin on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Intro Music: Louie Kaczmarek

Duration:00:26:39

Chase Claypool goes full 'Mapletron' in win over Eagles

10/12/2020
Chase Claypool set the Pittsburgh Steelers' franchise record with four touchdowns in the team's 38-29 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. The Steelers have their first 4-0 start since 1979. In Week 6, the Steelers will play the Cleveland Browns. It marks Myles Garrett's first game against the Steelers since last November's brawl. Follow Ike Taylor on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Follow Mark Bergin on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Intro Music: Louie Kaczmarek

Duration:00:42:11

'Battle of Pennsylvania': Steelers to have fans against Eagles

10/8/2020
The Pittsburgh Steelers will have about 5,500 fans present Sunday afternoon at Heinz Field in their Week 5 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. Coach Mike Tomlin has a 9-4 record coming off a bye week during his tenure with the Steelers. "As Always, Go Birds" podcast host Darius Jackson joined the show to preview the Steelers-Eagles game. "Bleav in Steelers" host Mark Bergin and Jackson discussed what the future holds for Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz. Follow Mark Bergin on social...

Duration:00:33:39

Steelers win the 'Watt Bowl' to stay unbeaten

9/29/2020
The Pittsburgh Steelers are among seven NFL teams with a 3-0 record after the first three weeks of the 2020 NFL regular season. Ike Taylor believes the Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs will play in the AFC Championship game. Mark Bergin explains why he thinks the Chiefs are the AFC's best team, while he believes the Green Bay Packers are the NFC's best. Taylor and Bergin discuss the Steelers' Week 4 matchup against the undefeated Tennessee Titans. Follow Ike Taylor on social media:...

Duration:00:43:10

Steelers start 2-0, Pass rush knocks out Drew Lock

9/21/2020
The Pittsburgh Steelers improved to 2-0 after a 26-21 win over the Denver Broncos in Week 2. Mark Bergin and Ike Taylor discussed their reactions to the game, which was the tale of two halves. The Steelers' defense dominated at times with seven sacks and two takeaways, but they were better in the first half compared to the second. Most importantly, the Steelers avoided the injury bug that seemed to plague many of the NFL's star players in Week 2. Follow Mark Bergin on social media:...

Duration:00:42:05