The Glass Eye: Breaking Down the Steelers, Part Two – The Defense

Please click here for Part One  This week, my guest writer Rick Evans and I discuss the Steeler defense, what changes/decisions need made on that side of the ball, and how long the team is likely to struggle.  Dave Glass Well Rick, after the debacle at New England I thought it...
Posted On 14 Nov 2013

The Glass Eye: Breaking Down the Steelers, Part One – The Offense

After the Steelers’ record-setting beatdown by New England this past weekend, I was preparing to write a column analyzing what has gone wrong for Pittsburgh. By chance, I happened across a very insightful blog entry that, with few exceptions, mirrored what I was planning to...
Posted On 07 Nov 2013

The Glass Eye: World Series Preview

This year’s October Classic features two familiar foes – familiar to both the big stage and to each other. Boston and St. Louis faced each other in 2004, and have three appearances between them since (the Cards two, the Sox one) and both have long, rich histories and rabid, large...
Posted On 22 Oct 2013

The Glass Eye: MLB Playoffs and More

**NOTE: this was written Tuesday, before the ALDS games were played that night Last week the Eye returned with columns full of playoff analysis – this week I’ll look at how those series have gone, as well as a quick look at the NFL and NHL. -The Pirates head to St. Louis for...
Posted On 09 Oct 2013

The Glass Eye: AL Playoff Preview

**Editor’s note: this column was written before the AL Wildcard game Wednesday night. What a game in Pittsburgh Tuesday! I was there, and I’ll always cherish that night. The Indians and Rays will have a tough act to follow tonight in Cleveland, but it’s also a very intriguing...
Posted On 03 Oct 2013

The Glass Eye: NL Playoff Preview

***Let me start with an explanation – I haven’t posted anything in 6 months, and as some of you know, my absence was due to my son’s car crash and subsequent brain injuries. He’s lucky to be alive and it’s been a VERY long summer, but I’m happy to report that he’s improved...
Posted On 30 Sep 2013

The Glass Eye: MLB Baseball Preview – National League, Part Two

We conclude our baseball preview series by looking at the NL Central, a long mediocre, always unfairly oversized (until this season, with the departure of the Astros) yet surprisingly competitive division over the past several seasons. We will of course take an in-depth look at...
Posted On 01 Apr 2013

The Glass Eye: MLB Baseball Preview – National League, Part One

Click here for AL Preview Part 1 Click here for AL Preview part 2 On to the NL this week, and we’ll start out West, where the Dodgers are spending money like it’s on fire, but they have plenty of competition for top honors: NL WEST Colorado Rockies (5th in 2012) Key Additions: RP...
Posted On 22 Mar 2013

The Glass Eye: MLB Baseball Preview – American League, Part Two

Last week, we looked at the teams I do not expect to contend in the AL, plus the AL West contenders…this week we’ll look at the possible contenders in the other AL divisions, starting with the Central. AL CENTRAL Chicago White Sox (2nd in 2012) Key Additions: 3B Jeff Keppinger...
Posted On 13 Mar 2013

The Glass Eye: MLB Baseball Preview – American League, Part One

Spring training games are underway, which means Opening Day will be here before you know it! Time for our annual MLB preview columns – we’ll look at the major moves each team has made, and take an educated guess at the final standings. Let’s start with the teams I think will be...
Posted On 06 Mar 2013