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Tim Benz, Mark Madden on Steelers RB situation, Pirates’ series win, Penguins model

Tim Benz
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Steelers fourth-round draft pick running back Benny Snell Jr. goes through ball retention drills with undrafted free agent running back Ralph Webb during rookie mincamp Friday, May 10, 2019.

In this week’s “Madden Monday” podcast, Mark Madden of 105.9 the X and the Tribune-Review joins me to talk about finding interest in the NHL playoffs without the Penguins’ participation. Are the Bruins more of a model for the Penguins’ reconstruction than the Islanders ever were?

We get into the Pirates’ series win over St. Louis and their ability to overcome injuries to the pitching staff. Plus, we discuss whether validating the Chris Archer trade is still worthwhile.

On the Steelers front, there may be some positions the organization should address before the end of training camp. And there are ways they can still do it. Mark is struggling to figure out how one of the team’s rookies is going fit in. And I’m struggling to figure out ow Benny Snell is really going to be “a closer” for James Conner.

Most importantly, Mark tells us why he wrote his Liverpool column and what the concert calendar holds.


LISTEN: Tim Benz, Mark Madden on Steelers RBs, Pirates’ weekend, NHL playoffs

Tim Benz is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tim at [email protected] or via Twitter. All tweets could be reposted. All emails are subject to publication unless specified otherwise.

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