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Dec 31, 2019

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo discuss Jake Guentzel's devastating injury and what their options look like moving forward, including the possibility of a major trade. Plus, Sidney Crosby is getting closer to his return, so who will play with him now? We also recap a dominant December for the Penguins and...

Dec 26, 2019

Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo discuss the different scenarios that could play out on Sunday and how those outcomes will affect the Steelers. Plus, they take a look back at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's preseason predictions.
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Dec 23, 2019

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo discuss the Penguins trip to Canada, who the No. 1 goalie looks to be, and what GM Jim Rutherford had to say about the situation. Plus, they make bold second half predictions. 
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Dec 16, 2019

Our Steelers insiders discuss the rebirth of the quarterback controversy after Devlin Hodges' ugly night against the Bills, while also analyzing if the play-calling is hurting the offense just as much. Plus, the Steelers still control their own playoff destiny, but what do we realistically think of their...

Dec 12, 2019

Our Pitt insiders look at the upcoming bowl game, revisit their preseason and midseason predictions and hand out their season superlatives. Plus, the basketball team is 10 games into its season and holds a 7-3 record. So what can we expect from them the rest of the way?
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