PDA

View Full Version : 2008 Steelers Schedule


I-Want-Troy's-Hair
12-27-2007, 12:15 AM
The Steelers' opponents for next season have been set. In addition to six games (home and away) against the three other teams in the AFC North, the Steelers will play the Colts, Cowboys, Chargers, Giants and Texans at Heinz Field. They will play the Patriots, Jaguars, Eagles, Titans and Redskins on the road.

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/steelers/s_544644.html

tony hipchest
12-27-2007, 12:48 AM
6 afc north division games + 8 games vs playoff teams (assuming titans and washington win this weekend) = brutal!!!!

im willing to bet all 1,295,763 of my bengalbucks that, on paper, the steelers will have the toughest schedule next year.

which means the patriots probably face the 2 suckiest divisions in football next year (other than their own, of course)... the afc west and nfc west.

dont know, just a hunch :hunch:

Borski
12-27-2007, 12:50 AM
The Steelers' opponents for next season have been set. In addition to six games (home and away) against the three other teams in the AFC North, the Steelers will play the Colts, Cowboys, Chargers, Giants and Texans at Heinz Field. They will play the Patriots, Jaguars, Eagles, Titans and Redskins on the road.

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/steelers/s_544644.html

yikes! that looks like a though schedule, I'll worry about after the playoffs though.

SteelSurf
12-27-2007, 04:40 AM
This tells me the Steelers need to tighten up in the off season. Make some trades,stiffen up our O Line, S teams,draft, etc. Thats as tough a schedule as I've seen. Of course, it is a whole nother season.If we look back at the start of this season and look at the power rankings by the so called experts, there has been some serious gaffs. More on that later. I'm with Borski, We have other concerns like this seasons post to deal with.
Great post and gracias.
Surf

Galax Steeler
12-27-2007, 04:49 AM
That looks like a superbowl winners scedule I bet the patriots won't look like that.

Steel Pit
12-27-2007, 05:22 AM
I've learned from years past that a schedule is never as tough as it initially appears to be. A lot of things happen in the off-season and injuries will take the bite out of some of the opponents.

During this past summer it was said that the Steelers last 4 games this year were going to be brutal. As it turned out 2 of the games were but the final 2 are absolute patsies.

verks36
12-27-2007, 06:42 AM
Come around next year some of the teams that made the playoffs arent going to be any good.

Unlike the NBA and MLB not the same teams every year are the ones making the playoffs

HometownGal
12-27-2007, 08:52 AM
That is a pretty ominous looking schedule as it stands right now, but as was mentioned above, a lot of things can happen between now and then. I think for right now, I'm just going to focus on the season at hand and getting through the playoffs.

Thanks for the info IWTH. :cheers:

touchdownward
12-27-2007, 08:58 AM
I know I'm sick of playing the Jags every season, you'd think they're still in our division.

SteelersFever
12-27-2007, 10:18 AM
..... and for the 2009 schedule if anyone is interested ..... http://www.steelersfever.com/schedule.html -- just click on 'Future Opponents'

SteelCityMan786
12-27-2007, 10:45 AM
..... and for the 2009 schedule if anyone is interested ..... http://www.steelersfever.com/schedule.html -- just click on 'Future Opponents'

Get ready for LT 2 years in a row in Pittsburgh.

As HTG said, worry about 2007. We're still in it THIS YEAR!

fansince'76
12-27-2007, 10:46 AM
That is a pretty ominous looking schedule as it stands right now, but as was mentioned above, a lot of things can happen between now and then.

Exactly - look at the Ravens and Jets this season to see how quickly a playoff team one season can be drafting high after the following season.

Counselor
12-27-2007, 11:23 AM
Exactly - look at the Ravens and Jets this season to see how quickly a playoff team one season can be drafting high after the following season.

There is a reason why the AFC North seems to always be won by the third-place team from the year before----because of the strength of schedule. in 04, 05, 06, and now '07 that is true----it may go back further but I'm not sure.

I agree schedules are never as strong or as weak as they first appear. But the colts and pats will never be pushovers next year---everyone else?---who knows.

19ward86
12-28-2007, 03:16 AM
could easily be a 14-1 or 13-2 team right now, we shouldnt of lost to the cards,bronc, or jets and we had a chance to beat the pats and jags, pats slipped away at the end and the jags left us with 3 min and down by 7. i dont think schedules are big deals unless your a nonbeliever.

Rhee Rhee
12-28-2007, 03:55 AM
the giants had a tough schedule this year... patriots...colts....dallas twice... ouch

jjpro11
12-28-2007, 03:55 AM
all of the afc north has to deal with that other than the patriots and chargers games.. i for one think cleveland will fall back down to earth with a tougher schedule next year.. unless they significantly upgrade their defense this offseason and anderson plays like he did earlier this year.. theres no way they win all those close games they pulled out this season, against some of those teams next year. i predict a bunch of "experts" this offseason will pick cleveland to win the division next year.. the fans will get all excited and act stupid, but it will end up being a big let down and the "experts" will look as dumb as they did this year picking cincy and baltimore.

susielr
12-28-2007, 10:20 AM
Get ready for LT 2 years in a row in Pittsburgh.

As HTG said, worry about 2007. We're still in it THIS YEAR!I want more than anything next year is to beat the Cowboys. They think they are the Patriots of the nfc. Can't stand them and Romeo.

X-Terminator
12-28-2007, 01:08 PM
Sorry Mr. Brown, but you're 4 days too late:

http://forums.steelersfever.com/showthread.php?p=345166#post345166

And that was just going off of memory - didn't look it up anywhere.

:thumbsup:

iupdauber
12-29-2007, 08:01 PM
OOOOOUUUUCCCCHHHH! Why would they play Jax again next year?!

Elvis
12-31-2007, 03:40 PM
The Steelers' opponents for next season have been set. In addition to six games (home and away) against the three other teams in the AFC North, the Steelers will play the Colts, Cowboys, Chargers, Giants and Texans at Heinz Field. They will play the Patriots, Jaguars, Eagles, Titans and Redskins on the road.

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/steelers/s_544644.html
:jawdrop:Wow Is All I Can Say....
I guess next years' schedule makes up for our weak schedule this year...

fansince'76
12-31-2007, 03:49 PM
I guess next years' schedule makes up for our weak schedule this year...

Yeah, that tends to happen when you win the division as opposed to finishing 3rd in it.

Elvis
12-31-2007, 04:27 PM
http://static.nfl.com/static/content/catch_all/nfl_image/ravens_logo.jpg (http://www.nfl.com/teams/profile?team=BAL)
Baltimore Ravens (http://www.nfl.com/teams/baltimoreravens/profile?team=BAL)
Home: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Philadelphia, Washington, Oakland
Away: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Houston, Indianapolis, Dallas, N.Y. Giants, Miami


http://static.nfl.com/static/content/catch_all/nfl_image/bengals_logo.jpg (http://www.nfl.com/teams/profile?team=CIN)
Cincinnati Bengals (http://www.nfl.com/teams/cincinnatibengals/profile?team=CIN)
Home: Baltimore, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Philadelphia, Washington, Kansas City
Away: Baltimore, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Houston, Indianapolis, Dallas, N.Y. Giants, N.Y. Jets


http://static.nfl.com/static/content/catch_all/nfl_image/browns_logo.jpg (http://www.nfl.com/teams/profile?team=CLE)
Cleveland Browns (http://www.nfl.com/teams/clevelandbrowns/profile?team=CLE)
Home: Baltimore, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Houston, Indianapolis, Dallas, N.Y. Giants, Denver
Away: Baltimore, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Philadelphia, Washington, Buffalo


http://static.nfl.com/static/content/catch_all/nfl_image/steelers_logo.jpg (http://www.nfl.com/teams/profile?team=PIT)
Pittsburgh Steelers (http://www.nfl.com/teams/pittsburghsteelers/profile?team=PIT)
Home: Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Houston, Indianapolis, Dallas, N.Y. Giants, San Diego
Away: Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Philadelphia, Washington, New England

SteelCityMan786
12-31-2007, 04:31 PM
OOOOOUUUUCCCCHHHH! Why would they play Jax again next year?!

Schedule Rotation makes it to the AFC South.