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Former Steelers defensive back Ike Taylor spent 12 seasons in Pittsburgh while winning two Super Bowls with the franchise. Taylor was the epitome of consistency with the Steelers, playing in all 16 games for six of his seasons. Now Taylor is a highly reputable media analyst, joined by reporter Mark Bergin. Tune in as Bergin and Taylor highlight everything you need to know about Kenny Pickett, Najee Harris, T.J. Watt, and the whole Steelers squad.

Former Steelers defensive back Ike Taylor spent 12 seasons in Pittsburgh while winning two Super Bowls with the franchise. Taylor was the epitome of consistency with the Steelers, playing in all 16 games for six of his seasons. Now Taylor is a highly reputable media analyst, joined by reporter Mark Bergin. Tune in as Bergin and Taylor highlight everything you need to know about Kenny Pickett, Najee Harris, T.J. Watt, and the whole Steelers squad.

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Former Steelers defensive back Ike Taylor spent 12 seasons in Pittsburgh while winning two Super Bowls with the franchise. Taylor was the epitome of consistency with the Steelers, playing in all 16 games for six of his seasons. Now Taylor is a highly reputable media analyst, joined by reporter Mark Bergin. Tune in as Bergin and Taylor highlight everything you need to know about Kenny Pickett, Najee Harris, T.J. Watt, and the whole Steelers squad.

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Episodes

Steelers play Colts on Monday night, Thanksgiving Day football

11/24/2022
"Bleav in Steelers" hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin preview the Pittsburgh Steelers' Week 12 game against the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football. The Steelers must try to stop running back Jonathan Taylor, and establish Najee Harris. It looks like Jaylen Warren won't play due to a hamstring injury. The guys also discuss why Diontae Johnson hasn't scored a touchdown this season. They also share their thoughts on Hines Ward and James Harrison being named semifinalists to make the...

Duration:00:53:11

Kenny Pickett, Steelers' offense struggle in second half of loss to Bengals

11/20/2022
"Bleav in Steelers" co-host Mark Bergin reacts to the Pittsburgh Steelers' 37-30 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers fall to 3-7 while the Bengals improve to 6-4. Kenny Pickett and the Steelers' offense struggled in the second half after leading 20-17 at halftime. The Steelers offense couldn't take advantage of strong field position after T.J. Watt's leaping interception at the line of scrimmage and after forcing a three and out in the fourth quarter. Najee Harris had two...

Duration:00:26:52

Minkah Fitzpatrick set to return, Ja'Marr Chase not expected to play

11/18/2022
"Bleav in Steelers" hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin preview the Week 11 game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals. Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick is due back after he missed the Week 10 game against the New Orleans Saints. Fitzpatrick had to undergo an appendectomy. Mark says he believes Alex Highsmith has played at a Pro Bowl level this season. Bengals wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase is not expected to play due to a hip injury. The guys share how the key for the...

Duration:01:03:46

T.J. Watt, Najee Harris & pigeons help Steelers beat Saints

11/14/2022
“Bleav in Steelers” hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin share their thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 20-10 win over the New Orleans Saints. The guys discuss the impact of T.J. Watt’s return to the lineup for the first time since Week 1 of the season. It led to Alex Highsmith having a big game. Defensive backs Damontae Kazee and Levi Wallace also had interceptions, which helped the Steelers hold the Saints scoreless in the second half. Najee Harris had his best game of the season with 20...

Duration:01:19:42

Steelers play their best game of the season in win over the Saints

11/13/2022
"Bleav in Steelers" co-host Mark Bergin reacts to the Pittsburgh Steelers' 20-10 win against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Najee Harris played his best game of the 2022 season, carrying the ball 20 times for 99 yards. Damontae Kazee's interception set up the Steelers' touchdown drive, which put them in a two-score lead against the Saints. Bergin also thinks the Steelers should bring back kicker Nick Sciba instead of Matthew Wright while Chris Boswell heals. Follow Ike Taylor on...

Duration:00:09:04

T.J. Watt due back against Saints, which former Steelers player could pull a Jeff Saturday?

11/9/2022
“Bleav in Steelers” hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin discuss the effect of how star outside linebacker T.J. Watt is due back for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 10 game against the New Orleans Saints. With Watt due to return, Bergin brings up the question: How do the Steelers balance bottoming out to get a higher draft pick while trying to foster a winning culture? The guys discuss how the Steelers must stop Alvin Kamara and Chris Olave. They also share their thoughts on the Indianapolis...

Duration:00:47:51

Bye week provides relief, Week 9 recap

11/7/2022
With the Pittsburgh Steelers not playing due to their bye week, hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin share their thoughts on the Week 9 games. Topics include: Follow Ike Taylor on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Follow Mark Bergin on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube Ike Taylor Swaggin U' T-shirts: Tap here Taylor Talkin' T-shirts: Tap here Intro Music: Louie Kaczmarek

Duration:00:49:14

So long Chase Claypool, Steelers trade for William Jackson III

11/2/2022
Host Mark Bergin explains why he believes the Chase Claypool trade is a win-win for both the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Bears. Bergin also shares why the Steelers traded for cornerback William Jackson III. Other topics include which teams won the NFL trade deadline, and Bergin makes his picks against the spread for the Week 9 games. Follow Mark Bergin on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube Ike Taylor Swaggin U' T-shirts: Tap here Taylor Talkin' T-shirts: Tap...

Duration:00:28:16

Changes coming? Steelers limp into bye week

10/31/2022
Hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers’ struggles after the blowout loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. The guys share what needs to change with the Steelers. It includes how Bergin believes that if the Steelers are going to fire Matt Canada midseason, it should be now to use the bye week as time to prepare. Bergin also argues how Jaylen Warren has been better than Najee Harris in the 2022 season. Taylor and Bergin also explain why the Eagles are one of the best...

Duration:00:57:51

Steelers fall to 2-6 after blowout loss to Eagles

10/30/2022
"Bleav in Steelers" host Mark Bergin reacts to the Pittsburgh Steelers' 35-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. The Steelers' record is now 2-6 as they head into their bye week. Bergin explains how if they fire offensive coordinator Matt Canada midseason, now would be a good time to do it with the bye week. However, the Steelers didn't have the personnel to compete with the Eagles. Kenny Pickett struggled due to constant pressure from the Eagles, and Eagles receiver A.J. Brown...

Duration:00:17:52

Steelers’ offense struggling ahead of Eagles game

10/26/2022
Hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin share their thoughts about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive struggles ahead of their Week 8 game against the undefeated Philadelphia Eagles. Bergin explains why he thinks the Steelers should move on from offensive coordinator Matt Canada. The guys discuss which Steelers might get traded ahead of the Nov. 1 NFL trade deadline. They also make their picks in the Halloween candy draft, and make their picks against the spread for the Week 8 games. Follow Ike...

Duration:00:56:17

Anemic offense, dropped interceptions cost Steelers in loss to Dolphins

10/24/2022
"Bleav in Steelers" host Mark Bergin provides his instant reaction to the Pittsburgh Steelers' 16-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday Night Football. Bergin why he explains it's a matter of when and not if the offensive coordinator Matt Canada will be out of a job. Bergin argues how an NFL team should win in 2022 if it only allows 16 points to the opposing team. He also believes the Steelers lack an offensive identity. Even though the defense played well, the Steelers' defensive backs...

Duration:00:17:20

Minkah Fitzpatrick, Brian Flores to return to Miami

10/20/2022
"Bleav in Steelers" hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin preview the Week 7 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Miami Dolphins. Rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett is due to start for the Steelers coming off a concussion injury. Bergin explains how head coach Mike Tomlin was smart to insist Pickett is the starter as long as he's healthy. The guys also discuss the return to Miami for safety Minkah Fitzpatrick and coach Brian Flores. Ike and Mark also make their NFL Week 7 picks against...

Duration:00:46:41

Steelers upset Bucs, Kenny Pickett leaves game with concussion

10/16/2022
Co-host Mark Bergin reacts to the Pittsburgh Steelers' 20-18 upset win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Quarterback Mitch Trubisky relieved rookie Kenny Pickett, who left the game with a concussion. Bergin praises the efforts of Trubisky, the Steelers' defense, wide receiver Chase Claypool and return man Steven Sims. Follow Mark Bergin on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube Ike Taylor Swaggin U’ T-shirts: Tap here Taylor Talkin’ T-shirts: Tap here Intro Music: Louie...

Duration:00:10:31

Tom Brady & Tampa Bay Bucs visit Pittsburgh

10/13/2022
Co-host Mark Bergin previews the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 6 matchup against Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It marks the first home start for Steelers rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett. Bergin questions whether the Steelers will win another game between now and their bye week. Bergin outlines the Steelers’ struggles and provides his keys to the game. It includes pressuring Brady considering that the Bucs rank 31st in the NFL in rushing. Other topics include whether the NFL should...

Duration:00:37:57

Tampa Bay Times reporter Rick Stroud talks coverage of Tom Brady & Bucs

10/10/2022
Ahead of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 6 matchup, Tampa Bay Times reporter Rick Stroud joins the show to discuss covering the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tom Brady. Stroud shares a story of Tony Dungy’s final season coaching the Bucs. Hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin react to the Steelers’ 38-3 blowout loss to the Buffalo Bills in rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett’s first NFL start. The guys react to the Steelers’ fourth consecutive loss. Plus, Steelers star outside linebacker T.J. Watt had...

Duration:00:42:50

Steelers blown out by Bills in Kenny Pickett's first career start

10/9/2022
"Bleav in Steelers" co-host Mark Bergin provides his reaction to the Pittsburgh Steelers' 38-3 loss in rookie quarterback Kenny Picketts first NFL start. Bergin explains how the Steelers got off to an awful start before Pickett even took the field. He also reacts to the loss considering the Steelers entered the game as 14-point underdogs, and that CBS sent its top duo of Jim Nantz and Tony Romo to announce the game. Plus, the Steelers will be without T.J. Watt longer than expected after he...

Duration:00:09:53

Kenny Pickett to make first NFL start against Buffalo Bills

10/6/2022
"Bleav in Steelers" host Mark Bergin is joined by "Bleav in Bills" host Muki Hawkins to discuss the Week 5 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills. Steelers rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett is set to make his first NFL start. The Steelers enter Sunday's game as a 14-point underdog. Mark and Muki discuss Josh Allen's MVP-level play through four weeks, injuries to both teams and the keys to Sunday's game. They also debate which safety is better between Minkah Fitzpatrick...

Kenny Pickett era gets underway in loss to Jets

10/3/2022
"Bleav in Steelers" host Mark Bergin is joined by "Bleav in Jets" host Andrew Golden to discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers' loss to the New York Jets on Sunday. The guys share their observations about Steelers rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett, who made his NFL regular season debut in the second half. They also discuss whether Pickett or Mitch Trubisky should start for the Steelers moving forward. Other topics include: Zach Wilson's 2022 debut after missing the first three games, the Kansas...

Duration:00:46:24

Minkah Fitzpatrick enters concussion protocol ahead of Jets game

9/29/2022
Hosts Ike Taylor and Mark Bergin share their thoughts ahead of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Week 4 game against the New York Jets. Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick is in concussion protocol ahead of the game. The guys discuss whether Fitzpatrick will play, and which players will need to step up if he can’t. Montravius Adams is also due to start at nose tackle ahead of Tyson Alualu The Jets could get quarterback Zach Wilson back, but left tackle George Fant is on IR. The guys share their...

Duration:00:42:24