First Call: Obstacles to signing Leon Bell? Only one team against the Steelers. Pirates painful anniversary.

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Thursday’s “First Call Call” gives us the odds of the steelers signing the Livian Bell. A former steeler gives Bell some advice. The Cleveland Browns exited on behalf of Miles Garrett. We mourn a painful Pirates anniversary. And “Pittsburgh South” is not moving forward yet.

Was done there

If there’s one that Levine Bell may be concerned about when his field non-field career has been going on since he left Pittsburgh.

… Well, it’s Antonio Brown. So let’s not go that route.

But former Steelers receiver Mike Valace Les may also be concerned.

Wallace had been earning $ 56 million since leaving Pittsburgh in 2013. But he only caught one ball in the playoffs after stops in Miami, Minnesota, Baltimore and Philadelphia.

So he knows what Bell’s vision looks like in a money-versus-success landscape.

The former Steelers were released in New York after returning after being deemed too futile to continue their deteriorating relationship with Jets coach Adam Gass.

Now Valce is giving Les Bell some advice on where he should sign next.

Reading that, I immediately assumed that if Bell returned to Pittsburgh, it would be a disaster. If it goes to bears or rams, it will be unpredictable.

And if he goes to the New England Patriots, he will run 1000 yards in 12 weeks and they will be back in the Super Bowl.

Go ahead. Convince yourself I’m wrong. Try your best.

Roll call

The coaches are going on the record with their choice of whether the batch is in their plans.

Wallace’s speculations about Chicago may have some merit. Bear coach Matt Nagy rejected Bell’s consideration.

He didn’t sound exactly as desperate either.

In Philadelphia, Eagles coach Doug Peders said he was “extremely comfortable” with his back. “I think we’ve got a three-down guy in Miles (Sanders),” Peders added.

Based on that effort from the Heinz field? Yes. Maybe.

Kyle Shanah of San Francisco elicited a similar response.

“I’m fine with all of our people,” Shanah said Wednesday. “Even if Rahim [Mostert] Were not back [from a recent knee injury], I don’t think it will change much. “

According to, bears are a favorite to sign the bell. Guess who else.

Oh please!

Mike Tomlin Mason is doing whatever it takes to hide the story about Steels playing Miles Garrett for the first time since the Rudolph helmet swinging incident.

The Cleveland Browns coach is also Kevin Stefansky.

But the Browns are not running after Karim Hunt.

Sure because Garrett needed people to chase him because he was clearly suffering in all of this.


Oh, talk to me … a football! Helmet! “A win for Miles”! Seriously, Karim ?!

Who am I to empathize for next? You?

Good luck next time

Tampa Bay Rays – also known as Bucos South – failed in their first chance to advance to the World Series.

The Reds took a 3-0 lead in the American League Championship Series in Wednesday night’s game against the Houston Astros. But the Astros won the game 4-3 to win with a final score of 3.

The former Pirates Pitcher Tyler Glass now couldn’t close the range for Tampa. He took a loss by conceding four runs in six innings.

Another former buccaneer, Stin Meadows, lost two hits. Game Thursday the 5th.

Does it have to work this way?

Every year on 13 Oct October, it’s a joyous day in Pittsburgh.

We will celebrate the anniversary of Bill Mazroski’s home run for the Pirates against the New York Yankees in 7 years to win the 1960 World Series.

Pittsburgh turned 60 on Tuesday. Well, the epidemic will allow as much.

Unfortunately, due to these pesky things known as “Calend Landers”, the next day annually comes with Pittsburgh’s darkest baseball moment. It’s the anniversary of Francisco Cabrera’s NLCS Game 7 winning base hit for the Atlanta Braves.

Not only did he eliminate the Pirates in 1992, he sent the Braves to the World Series. He also made caplets for the Pirates in 20 consecutive years of losing baseball.

Somewhere, someone needs to find Stan Belinda and give her a hug.

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