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supa_fly_steeler
02-08-2010, 04:13 PM
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My other one crashed, took a few weeks off, now back onto madden with the installation of new cyberfaces, stadiums, field art (field grass, footballs (yea new superbowl logos on the footballs) and other things like uniform updates)

I'm leaning towards repeating the Pittsburgh Steelers 2009 season, then at end of season wait for draft and then ball out from their with the same draft.

Decided to make a new one since my previous thread was in year 4 (2012) and would just be so messy starting back 4 years would get confusing.

My Sliders are the following.


Difficulty All-Pro
Slider Human CPU
QB Accuracy 45 52
Pass Blocking 33 39
Receiver Catching 48 52
Running Ability 50 50
Offensive line Run Blocking 42 42
Defensive Awareness 47 73
Defensive line Knockdowns 75 75
Interceptions 0 0
Defensive Break Blocks 50 50
Tackling 60 60
Fieldgoal Length 39 39
Fieldgoal Accuracy 75 95
Punt Length 50 50
Punt Accuracy 50 50
Kickoff Length 56 56

supa_fly_steeler
02-08-2010, 07:50 PM
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Safety Michael Griffin returned his seventh interception of the season for a touchdown to seal the Titans' victory.


When the last time the two teams played was back in week 16 in last seasons regular season finale at LP Field where the Titans routed the Steelers and took the #1 seed and carried home field advantage into the playoffs. It was the first time in the 2008 campaign that the Pittsburgh Steelers allowed a 300 yard game on defence. Ben Roethlisberger commited 4 fumbles and the Steelers fumbled the ball away and the Titans ended up winning 31-17... They locked up the first seed at a record of 13-2 with Pittsburgh trailing 11-4... Fast forward 8 months and it was not the Tennessee Titans who for the first time in 20 years locked up the first seed but the Pittsburgh Steelers and their #1 ranked defense for two straight years are defending Super Bowl Champions.

When the teams clash thursday night for what could refuel a old rivalry from when the teams use to clash in the AFC Central will have plenty of matchups and reminiscing memories from last Decembers trashing, Chris Johnson juking past Troy Polamalu to put the Steelers to bed and Lendale White and Keith Bullock stomping on the terrible towels. Prepare yourself for a hard hitting defensive encounter as the 2008 #1 ranked defence (237.2) will try to outplay the #7 ranked defence (293.6).

Chris Johnson vs Lawrence Timmons
Lawrence Timmons who will start for the first full season of career will have to have a big game tonight. The fast coverage linebacker will be looking to not only stop the run which was ineffective against Tennessee last year but will also have the shadow the one year pro in the open on passing and screen plays. It doesn't get easy for Lawrence Timmons as Chris Johnson ran a 4.24 at the 2008 NFL Scouting Combine. He used his deadly speed to amass 1,228 on 251 carries for a 4.9 yard average. In the first game he ever started he rushed 19 times for 109 yards and posses a bigtime threat against the Steelers. Timmons who started twice in the 2008 Super Bowl campaign recorded 5 tackles against Indianapolis it's clear who has the edge as Chris Johnson may cause some havoc if Timmons does not shut him down.

Justin Gage vs William Gay
For the first time in William Gay's 2 year career the best defensive Nickelback of 2008 will handle the starting duties with the departure of Bryan McFadden. It won't be easy for Gay as Justin Gage lined up against the Pittsburgh Steelers best Corner last season in Ike Taylor and recored 5 receptions for 104 yards which included a 34 yard touchdown. William Gay started 4 games last season allowed just 11 recptions for 132 yards and 0 touchdowns. In week 15's encounter for the AFC North divional title between Baltimore had the crucial interception in the endzone which ended the Baltimore Ravens hopes of the #2 seed. Gay totaled 41 tackles and 1 interception and saw significant increase in playing time even when starter Bryan McFadden came back from an injury. Although as impressive as William Gay was Justin Gage gets rightfully the clear edge in this head to head contest.

Jason Jones vs Willie Parker
The last time these teams met Willie ran 19 times for 31 yards for a dismal average of 1.6 yards per carry. On the other hand Jason Jones who filled in for Albert Haynesworth wrecked havoc on the offensive line and Haynesworth was not missed as he recorded 4 tackles, 3.5 sacks and 3 forced fumbles. Willie Parker will look to split carries with 1 year pro Rashard Mendenhall. The Steelers will need to run the ball far more consistently this year if they want to defend their title appropriatley. It is not certain the 2008 Defense will be just as good and carry them through the season. The advantage goes to Tennessee.

Tennessee Titans vs Pittsburgh Steelers
Much could be said about this matchup. Alot will be said afterwards as one of the powerhouses in the AFC Conference will start 0-1. No team that starts 0-1 has ever gone on to win the Super Bowl, let alone win it. The Steelers have a pretty easy schedule and the only hard games will come against Balitmore, Green Bay and Minnesota and Tennessee who they will duel with later this week. If the Steelers win tonight it could implement them as serious contenders for another playoff run. The advantage overall goes to Pittsburgh with crowd advantage and the fact that no defending World Champion has lost it's opening game since the Kickoff game came into place a couple of years back.

Ones to Watch For


Santonio Holmes
Kenny Britt
Mike Wallace
Jason Jones
Chris Johnson
Troy Polamalu
Rashard Mendenhall

supa_fly_steeler
02-09-2010, 01:31 PM
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Last Time These Teams Met:In week 16 of last years season (2008) the Titans dismantled the Pittsburgh Steelers 17-31. The game was much closer than the score illuminates the stat sheet.

Series Lead:The Pittsburgh Steelers lead the overall series 28-29 against the Tennessee Titans (Including Houston Oilers).

Prediction:Tennessee Titans 13-17 Pittsburgh Steelers.

supa_fly_steeler
02-09-2010, 02:00 PM
Super Bowl MVP Ready for new season

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When the Steelers kickoff the first game of the season infront of the whole of the National Football League they will be trying to show the league something they did not just three years back. A serious threat at another title run. The whole Steelers locker room are vocal of how they cannot play like they did back during the 2006 season.

Hines Ward has already told press that he does not think the Steelers will have such bad performences that they would go less than anything under 10-6. Super Bowl XLIII MVP Santonio Holmes was more vocal speaking to the press "I want to havea career high setting season at least 1000 plus yards and 10 touchdowns" That would be enough for him to be voted to the Pro Bowl but his performence alone won't get them back into the Post Season. Their defence took a considerable slide during the 2006 season after just allowing 284.0 Yards Per Game and 16.1 Poins Per Game they slipped considerably to the 9th ranked defense giving up 300.3 Yards Per Game and 19.7 Per Game. The only good thing about that year was Willie Parkers performence averaging 4.4 yards per play and piled up 1,494 at the end of the year coupled with 13 touchdowns earned him a Pro Bowl Appearence.

When the Steelers run out for the first time since 2006 as the National Football League and American Football Conference Champions they will need to make a statement and brush aside the Titans to make them look serious title contenders.

supa_fly_steeler
02-09-2010, 05:16 PM
NFL Kickoff 2009 - Game Report



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Tennessee Titans (0-0) at Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0)

Pittsburgh outlast Titanic Tennessee

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Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With 1:51 left in the 4th Quarter and trailing 13-17 The Titans dropped two straight passes on third and fourth down which gave the ball back to Pittsburgh for the win.

Game Ball
Ben Roethlisberger threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions.

Key Stat
The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tennessee Titans locked horns in a defensive battle...The Titans got 260 total yards whilst the Steelers had 230 yards. The Steelers limited Chris Johnson to 69 yards with an average of 2.9 average...

Noteworthy
Ike Taylor had an interception but was negated due to a holding penalty the Titans got a field goal out of the penalty... Ben Roethlisberger embarked on his 20th career comeback drive.

Next Week
The 1-0 Pittsburgh Steelers travel to the Windy City of Chicago to face the 1-0 Chicago Bears... The 0-1 Tennessee Titans host the 0-1 Houston Texans

supa_fly_steeler
02-09-2010, 05:21 PM
NFL Kickoff 2009 Photos


Mike Wallace catches the game winning touchdown pass with 2 minutes left
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Chris Johnson runs for 69 yards in the NFL Kickoff Game
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Rashard Mendenhall is hammered and left the game with a bruised elbow
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The view of Heinz Field before the start of the 2009 season
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supa_fly_steeler
02-09-2010, 05:57 PM
Mike Tomlin NFL Kickoff 2009 Press Conference

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Mike Tomlin:Good Evening. I felt we played a good effective ball game tonight. I thought it was a great game. Style Points don't matter this was a game down to the wire that we thought it would be, we respect the Titans for the game they put up tonight we realise as defending World Champions each team will be gunning for us, we have something to prove each week we can overcome certain adversity and get back into the playoffs

Question:The game tonight can we tell anything about Troy Polamalu's injury that let to a 2nd quarter crumble?


Mike Tomlin:Troy suffered a bruised skull injury, of course he came back into the game and was a factor all night. It didn't look bad so after the half he came back in. The diagnosis was a throbbing pain, something we will look into next week and see if he can play against the Chicago Bears.

Question:What happened to Rashard Mendenhall, he looked good bursting through the hole tonight. What is his injury diagnosis?

Mike Tomlin:Rashard suffered a bruised elbow and we felt that we needed to pull him out of the game. Willie Parker did a good job.

Question:Why did the run not work and why you ran it only 18 times to nearly 40 passes?

Mike Tomlin:The Titans did a nice job of shutting us down on the run and even the pass, we were forced into a one dimensional team, we need to have better preperation against Chicago and future teams so we can dig ourselves out of the hole and not rely on the defense. The Titans had alot more possesion tonight but i felt our defense did equally good job. A successful night on all three phases of the game.

Question:Your defense had major holes when Troy Polamalu was off the field giving up 90 of the 180 some total yards Vince Young and Kerry Collins threw?

Mike Tomlin:Troy's a special player ya know some stuff he does is surreal and there is no real replacement for him so we had to hang in there, again we need better preperation and i thought overall our defense did a pretty good job just conceding 13 points.

Mike Tomlin:Ya know i hope the Madden Curse Doesn't kick in.

Random Reporter:*Laughs*

Mike Tomlin:Whats funny are you laughing at my boy Troy, you wanna smack?

Random Reporter:No i'm sorry it's just nerves and surprisement.

Mike Tomlin:Well then shut up and get out. I'm sorry there was a slight disruption in the process and please proceed if any questions.

Question:The Titans had 4 redzone attempts to your 1. They only had 1 redzone touchdown was that a big time play by the defense?

Question:Of course our defense stepped up when it needed it was critical at times. I felt when we blitzed it was effective.

Question:On the final drive that led to a 23 yard touchdown to Rookie Mike Wallace who called the plays?7

Mike Tomlin:He recieved the calls from the sideline, when he went no huddle of course it was Ben calling them.

Question:On the development of Mike Wallace

Mike Tomlin:He's a sure thing. A reliable guy still learning he played a great ball game today and we anticipate what things he may be able to do this season as a Pittsburgh Steeler.

Question:What has happened to Limas Sweed

Mike Tomlin:He did not participate tonight due to personal problems mixed in with his work ethnic i though it was best he was dressed but scratched.

Mike Tomlin:Thanks for the questions.

supa_fly_steeler
02-10-2010, 07:55 AM
Weather Report Week 2

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Ben Roethlisberger and the Defending World Champions travel to Chicago, Illinois to visit the 1-0 Chicago Bears. In 11 Visits to Soldier Field the Pittsburgh Steelers have only won once.

Weather Conditions:
Mild, Mostly Cloudy around 60 ℉, May Rain during intervals of the game. May also have spells of sunshine.

Last Time These Teams Met: In the 2005 Season In a snowy atmosphere, the Steelers snapped their three-game losing streak by ending the Bears' eight-game winning run. Jerome Bettis churned through the snow and mud for a season-high 101 rushing yards, scoring twice and famously running over Jerome Bettis

Series Lead: The Chicago Bears lead the series 7-16-1. In 11 Visits to Soldier Field the Steelers have only won once.

Prediction: Pittsburgh Steelers 17-23 Chicago Bears

supa_fly_steeler
02-10-2010, 08:14 AM
NFL Scores from Week 1

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Thursday
Tenneessee Titans 13 - 20 Pittsburgh Steelers

Sunday Noon
Jacksonville Jaguars 10 - 40 Indianapolis Colts
Detroit Lions 3 - 20 New Orleans Saints
Philadelphia Eagles 20 - 10 Caronlina Panthers
Dallas Cowboys 41 - 34 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New York Jets 21 - 17 Houston Texans
Kansas City Chiefs 28 - 38 Baltimore Ravens
Denver Broncos 44 - 28 Cincinnati Bengals
Minnesota Vikings 34 - 24 Cleveland Browns
Miami Dolphins 17 - 21 Atlanta Falcons

Sunday Afternoon
Washington Redskins 17 - 13 New York Giants
San Francisco 49ers 24 - 17 Arizona Cardinals
St. Louis Rams 23 - 16 Seattle Seahawks

NBC Sunday Night
Chicago Bears 13 - 7 Green Bay Packers

ESPN Monday Night
Buffalo Bills 12 - 20 New England Patriots
San Diego Chargers 29 - 13 Oakland Raiders

supa_fly_steeler
02-10-2010, 09:30 AM
NFL Week 2 - Game Report



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Pittsburgh Steelers (1-0) at Chicago Bears (1-0)

Chicago Upset Pittsburgh

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Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With 1:51 left in the 4th Quarter and trailing Ben Roethlisberger on fourth down completed a 20 yard pass to Mike Wallace but was brought down inches before the first down giving Chicago the ball back for the win.

Game Ball
Charles Tillman intercepted Ben Roethlisberger in the final minute of the second quarter and took it back to change momentum and put Chicago Up 6-7 at the break.

Key Stat
The Pittsburgh Steelers had 2 turnovers, Ben Roethlisberger threw a pick six and also threw an interception in the endzone. In the first Quarter the Steelers made the redzone three times but only came away once with 3 points.

Noteworthy
Troy Polamalu was a major factor helping the Steelers stop Chicago to run for only 12 yards the entire game, he also had an interception in Pittsburgh Territory.

Next Week
The 1-1 Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Cincinnati to face Ocho Cinco and the 1-1 Cincinnati Bengals...

supa_fly_steeler
02-10-2010, 09:42 AM
Week 2 NFL Photos

Chicago recover one of the five turnovers commited by the Steelers
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James Harrison floors Matt Forte running back of the Chicago Bears
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Rashard Mendenhall spins out of a tackle by Brian Urlacher
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Charles Tillman has the 2nd quarter interception returned 55 yards for the touchdown
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supa_fly_steeler
02-10-2010, 09:57 AM
Mike Tomlin Week 2 Post Game Conference

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Mike Tomlin:Good Afternoon. In a bombshell we did not play to our best of ability in all three phases of the game. The rain may of contributed to the turnovers but we must have to be better prepared at ball security and the vision downfield when passing comments.

Question:You got off to a steaming start the first play of the game was a 34 yard pass to Mike Wallace soon afterwards Ben Roethlisberger was not Ben Roethlisberger?

Mike Tomlin:Ben's a great player some have bad days, he had a bad second and third quarter where he couldn't get the ball moving.

Question:How big was the play from Charles Tillman returning a touchdown when their offense did nothing all day?

Mike Tomlin:The two defenses really stepped it up today not allowing a touchdown on either side of the team. He's a great player and our offensive lineman were never going to catch him he just jumped the route and off he went. If he had not caught it Heath could of been off to the endzone.

Question:When Brian Urlacher went off due to injury for a few plays, was that a big loss to the Bears?

Mike Tomlin:Brians a great player, we took advantage of that and Willie ran a nice 26 yard outside run.

Question:Was their miss communicaton when Ben Roethlisberger threw the ball into the endzone and was intercepted?

Mike Tomlin:No there was no miscommunication he just underthrew the ball from Santonio and it ended up dritfting in the rain to their safety. An unfortunate play for us.

Mike Tomlin:Thanks for the questions.

Question:On 22 carries the Bears had 12 yars can you talk us through that?

Mike Tomlin:We just swarmed to the ball carrier Troy did a great effort rushing to the outisde to get him, James did a great job in the middle we kept them one dimensional today which as good, but we unfortunatley lost

Question:Rashard Mendenhall fumbled the ball three times today, 2 rushing 1 passes is that a cause for concern?

Mike Tomlin:We are not going to put the blame on anyones shoulders, today he ran nicely when he had to he had a 5.8 average during the first half and really did a nice job. Of course as i mentioned ball security is becoming an issue with 4 fumbles in two games.

Question:William Gay and Ike Taylor have now shutdown the recievers two games in a row. Are they a good duo in your eyes?

Mike Tomlin:They are good fundamental Cornerbacks so far, Ryan Clark has been helping out Willie and Troy just does his own thing, the best safety in the league, he has sueprnatural instincs and generally the secondary is quite a beast most games.

Question:Was this game hard to swallow, your now third in the division?

Mike Tomlin:It definitley is a tough loss when we outplayed them in every major statistical category, the problems we had today we will need to rectify when we face the Bengals next week.

Question:Will Willie Parker be given the start against the Cincinnati Bengals?

Mike Tomlin:We haven't made that decision yet but again it's something we are exploring, Mendenhall might be a bit busted up so again he may be available or not.

Mike Tomlin:Thanks for your Questions, hopefully we get a W next week.

supa_fly_steeler
02-10-2010, 10:19 AM
NFL Scores from Week 2

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Sunday Noon
Houston Texans 17 - 26 Tennessee Titans
Carolina Panthers 17 - 24 Atlanta Falcons
Minnesota Vikings 24 - 23 Detroit Lions
Arizona Cardinals 16 - 31 Jacksonville Jaguars
Oakland Raiders 21 - 10 Kansas City Chiefs
New Orleans Saints 38 - 28 Philadelphia Eagles
Cincinnati Bengals 28 OT - 25 Green Bay Packers
St. Louis Rams 16 - 17 Washington Redskins
New England Patriots 17 - 31 New York Jets

Sunday AfterNoon
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 - 27 Buffalo Bills
Seattle Seahawks 23 - 17 San Francisco 49ers
Baltimore Ravens 16 - 23 San Diego Chargers
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 - 14 Chicago Bears
Cleveland Browns 16 - 21 Denver Broncos

NBC Sunday Night
New York Giants 14 - 9 Dallas Cowboys

ESPN Monday Night
Indianapolis Colts 47 - 10 Miami Dolphins

supa_fly_steeler
02-10-2010, 11:32 AM
In the Spotlight:Santonio Holmes
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Each Week after the game Supa Fly Steeler gives an exclusive interview to one player.

For the first airing we start with Super Bowl XLIII Santonio Holmes.

Q:This season (2009) has not been the best of starts for you what has happened the recievers are getting shut down

A:Were defending Champs so everyone is gunning for us, we faced some good recievers in Cortland Finnegan and Charles Tillman

Q:Why will Rashard Mendenhall not be active for the game against the Cincinnati Bengals?

A:I think Coach wants the fumbling problem to stop other than that he has performened nicely but so has Willie, so Willie is have a chance to recapture his starting place.

That's it next week we interview Face Me Ike Taylor.

supa_fly_steeler
02-10-2010, 12:51 PM
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When the 1-1 Pittsburgh Steelers meet the 1-1 Cincinnati Bengals the winner who comes out of the rivalry will be atop of the AFC North Division.

Last Time These Teams Met: In Week 12 of the 2008 season, the Steelers crushed the Bengals 10-27.

Series Lead:The Pittsburgh Steelers lead the overall series 47-30.

Prediction:Pittsburgh Steelers 21-16 Cincinnati Bengals

Injury Report:
RB Rashard Mendenhall (Injury Unknown)

supa_fly_steeler
02-10-2010, 06:28 PM
NFL Week 3 - Game Report



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Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1) at Cincinnati Bengals (1-1)

Pittsburgh beat up Cincinnati

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Willie Parker rushed for 157 yards and a touchdown as the Steelers brushed aside Cincinnati



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With 2:51 left and trailing 27-20 The Cincinnati Bengals on 4th down on the Pittsburgh Steelers 7 yard line threw an interception in the endzone to Ike Taylor who returned it 29 yards... Willie Parker capped off the next drive with a touchdown.

Game Ball
Ben Roethlisberger completed 17 of 25 passes for 233 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Key Stat
Ben Roethlisberger was sacked a season low 1 time... Willie Parker rushed for over 100 yards the first time this season.

Noteworthy
Troy Polamalu was a major factor helping the Steelers stop Chicago to run for only 12 yards the entire game, he also had an interception in Pittsburgh Territory.

Next Week
The 2-1 Pittsburgh Steelers host the 2-1 San Diego Chargers on NBC... The 1-2 Cincinnati Bengals travel to face the 0-3 Cleveland Browns...

supa_fly_steeler
02-10-2010, 07:05 PM
NFL Week 3 Photos

Cedric Benson is welcomed to Pittsburgh by LaMarr Woodley
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William Gay gives up a touchdown in the endzone
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Willie Parker ran all over the Cincinnati this past sunday
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supa_fly_steeler
02-10-2010, 07:12 PM
Post Conference and Spotlight to come...


NFL Scores from Week 3

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Sunday Early Games
Kansas City Chiefs 23 - 17 Philadelphia Eagles
Washington Redskins 7 - 37 Detroit Lions
Green Bay Packers 17 - 10 St. Louis Rams
San Francisco 49ers 10 - 24 Minnesota Vikings
Tennessee Titans 16 - 10 New York Jets
Pittsburgh Steelers 34 - 20 Cincinnati Bengals
Atlanta Falcons 37 - 10 New England Patriots
New York Giants 23 - 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Cleveland Browns 19 - 47 Baltimore Ravens

Sunday Late Games
Chicago Bears 17 - 34 Seattle Seahawks
New Orleans Saints 26 - 13 Buffalo Bills
Miami Dolphins 31 - 14 San Diego Chargers
Denver Broncos 16 - 10 Oakland Raiders

NBC Sunday Night
Indianapolis Colts 20 - 13 Arizona Cardinals

ESPN Monday Night
Carolina Panthers 41 OT - 38 Dallas Cowboys

supa_fly_steeler
02-11-2010, 05:09 PM
Mike Tomlin Week 3 Post Game Conference

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Mike Tomlin:Good Afternoon. i thought we executed well on offense today with throwing the ball and running the ball. On the defense side of the ball we let up over 300 yards which was a dissapointment but we made some big plays on defense.

Question:Mike Wallace caught over 100 yards. How reliable is this youngster?

Mike Tomlin:First and foremost congratulations to Mike, he had an impressive game it's not every day you find a Rookie as reliable as him, he did good congratulations to him.

Question:Willie Parker responded to harsh critisim and really piled up the running yards, will he start next week?

Mike Tomlin:Willie had one of those days where he was just in sync all game. His efforts won't go unappreciated and it may contribute to more sharing of the load. Rashard will most likely be healthy next week.

Question:What is the status of Ike Taylor he was sidelined two quarters with a strained forearm?

Mike Tomlin:He's fine right now he came back in and made a huge play in the endzone.

Question:The Bengals have complained that instead of taking the Quarterback Kneel to end the game you decided to pile up the yards and go for another touchdown your thoughts on the situation Mike?

Mike Tomlin:Steeler football is sixty minutes. Not fifty five we put a hard work effort in, they should of made more effective plays to not give us the ball back. What we did i think is all fair. Unfortunate for them to be the team that they accuse us of padding our stats.

Question:Chad Johnson (Ocho Cinco) has complained that Ryan Clark illegally tackled him and gave him a game ending injury (strained back) and also took our Carson Palmer with a strained back. Your thoughts on this volatile issue?

Mike Tomlin:Man what i saw was a completley hard hitting legal hit, if you don't want to play the game like a man may i suggest you trade in your helmet for shinpads and go play the other code of football. Again it was unfortunate that Carson got injured we weren't flagged for the plays the sack was a lethal throw to the ground, your Quarterback is going to get hit one day, hard as well we don't complain.

Question:In preparation for next Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers what are you going to focus on?

Mike TomlinWere going to do what we been doing all season long so far, correcting our mistakes from the past game and trying to win football games.

Question:Your Team has given up 10 sacks so far, only once against Cincinnati your on par to give up 52.8 sacks your thoughts Mike?

Mike Tomlin:Obviously were going to have to try and block alot better, as the season progresses i am sure that is able to do. We did a good job against the Bengals.

Question:Ben Roethlisberger is on pace to throw for 3696 yards is this Quarterback vastly underrated?

Mike Tomlin:Ben is an elite guy he doesn't care about crowns, we care about wins and Bowl games to be honest.

Question:Mike Wallace is on pace to have 1140 recieving yards and 16 touchdowns, how good a reciever is he?

Mike Tomlin:A reliable one.

Mike Tomlin:Thanks for your questions, hopefully next week we can extend our record to 2-0 on NBC Games this year.

supa_fly_steeler
02-11-2010, 05:41 PM
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Last Time These Teams Met:In the 2009 AFC Divisional Playoff Rounds, the would be Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the San Diego Chargers 24-35 on their way to a sixth Lombardi Trophy.

Series Lead:The Pittsburgh Steelers lead the overall series against the San Diego Chargers 20-6 Including Playoffs.

Prediction:Pittsburgh Steelers 25-17 San Diego Chargers.

Injury Report:
SD Shaun Philips (Broken Tailbone, 8 Weeks)

When the San Diego Chargers fly to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers for the third consecutive time in 4 Football Months they will have revenge straight on their minds as they try to end the Pittsburgh Steelers streak of winning five straight NBC Sunday Night winning games, the last game they lost on Sunday Night was an AFC West Opponent, the Chargers will be looking to break that streak in the same fashion of being a West opponent again.

"That lost really hurt us, we were rolling with alot of momentum into Pittsburgh after blowing out Denver and beating Indianapolis, we nearly beat them during the regular season as well" explained Philip Rivers, it was a tough pill for him to swallow as he still has not taken his team to the promised land, the only last 2004 first round Quarterback to do so (Only includes top 10).

The Steelers will be looking to avoid a loss a win here will give them a 3-1 record and games against Detroit and Cleveland will give them a 5-1 record a game before the bye, providing lots of momentum heading into the second half of the season with games against the Browns, Chiefs, Raiders and Dolphins. A win tonight against an AFC Powerhouse Oppponent will send them top of the AFC provinding an Indianapolis and Denver loss.

The Steelers will look to rule this game with an iron grip. Don't be surprised to see Rashard Mendenhall burst out during the second quarter just as Willie Parker did a week back.

supa_fly_steeler
02-11-2010, 07:58 PM
NFL Week 4 - Game Report



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San Diego Chargers (2-1) at Pittsburgh Steelers (2-1)

Mendenhall steals the show on Sunday Night Football

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Rashard Mendenhall ran for nearly 190 yards as the Steelers took away a close game in the 4th quarter



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
Leading 24-17 with 32 seconds left Rashard Mendenhall ran in a 13 yard touchdown to put the game to bed 17-31

Game Ball
Ben Roethlisberger completed 70% of his passes and threw for 3 touchdowns... Rashard Mendenhall rushed 30 times for 189 yards and a touchdown for a 6.2 yards per average.

Key Stat
For the first time since weeks 1 and 2 of the 2008 Season the Steelers posted two 100+ yard rushers in consecutives games with two different backs... for the first time all season Ben Roethlisberger did not get sacked

Noteworthy
Lawrence Timmons shadowed Antonio Gates all night and limited him to 2 catches for 46 yards, he also contributed in stopping LaDainian Tomlinston to 3.0 average with seven tackles.

supa_fly_steeler
02-11-2010, 08:04 PM
NFL Week 4 Photos

LaDainian Tomlinson runs the ball early in the first quarter
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Santonio Holmes puts the Steelers upfront
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Troy Polamalu tries a diving effort to stop the touchdown but is denied
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supa_fly_steeler
02-11-2010, 08:10 PM
NFL Scores from Week 4

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Sunday Early Games
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 22 - 23 Washington Redskins
Baltimore Ravens 23 - 26 New England Patriots
Tennessee Titans 24 - 31 Jacksonville Jaguars
Oakland Radiers 27 OT - 24 Houston Texans
Cincinnati Bengals 27 - 13 Cleveland Browns
Seattle Seahawks 14 - 28 Indianapolis Colts
New York Giants 18 - 15 Kansas City Chiefs
Detroit Lions 30 - 27 Chicago Bears

Sunday Late Games
Buffalo Bills 10 - 27 Miami Dolphins
New York Jets 3 - 37 New Orleans Saints
St Louis Rams 14 - 27 San Francisco 49ers
Dallas Cowboys 13 - 10 Denver Broncos

NBC Sunday Night
San Diego Chargers 17 - 31 Pittsburgh Steelers

ESPN Monday Night
Green Bay Packers 26 - 31 Minnesota Vikings

supa_fly_steeler
02-11-2010, 08:12 PM
post game conference to come later today...

supa_fly_steeler
02-12-2010, 06:02 AM
Mike Tomlin Week 4 Post Game Conference

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Good Evening. What a great win tonight, that was Steeler football right there viewed in the yes by the Chargers, a hard hitting game.

Question:People thought Willie Parker should of started, yet Mendenhall carried every single ball and got a whole load of yardage?

Mike Tomlin:He played a great game, the tape shows it. Congratulations to him he needed a game like this and he delivered.

Question:Ben Roethlisberger also had a great game you guys are on fire he has thrown 6 touchdowns and no interceptions in the last two games, out of 4 games only 1 game has he thrown a single or a pair of touchdowns?

Mike Tomlin:Ben's an elite Quarterback he doesn't shy away from success he's a winner, he didn't have the best of first halves but soon after got the ball rolling and we started going on some good drives culminating in touchdowns.

Question:Something you stressed back in Chicago about red zone faliures, tonight you had 4 redzone touchdowns, talk us through that?

Mike Tomlin:It was something we needed to work on this year, it pays off if you put hard work into it.

Question:How easy is it to just lay down against teams like Chicago, what's your mentality going forward gainst teams like Detroit and Cleveland, who you play soon?

Mike Tomlin:Our mentality is to win football games, anything short of that is a faliure that we need to correct in practise the following week and execute the same week in the next game.

Question:Would you be happy going into the bye at 5-2?

Mike Tomlin:Yes i would, a 6-1 record would be even better.

Mike Tomlin:Sorry this conference is considerably shorter than most times please forgive me i urgently need to go somewhere else.

supa_fly_steeler
02-12-2010, 06:18 AM
In the Spotlight:Ike Taylor

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Question:Ike after winning the Super Bowl and high expectations this season how are you responding to the harsh critisim flowing through the media?

Taylor:Honestly the media are turds but i don't read their comments, i just try my best on the field and hopefully it pays off for a win.

Question:What was it like the interception in Super Bowl XL, then being benched the following year, does that raise awareness to you that you needed to perform at a higher level than most people do?

Taylor:Definitley, we all got to work harder including me, especially my job is to prevent the best reciever gaining yardage something were being able to do this season.

Question:Thanks Ike, Good Luck

Taylor:Thanks for having me on the the radio show.

supa_fly_steeler
02-12-2010, 06:54 AM
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Ernie Simms may be the pivotal game changer in this matchup if he can force the Steelers offense into a one dimensional attack.



Last Time These Teams Met:In the 2005 Week 17 Season, the Steelers beat the Lions 21-35 to gain the sixth seed that eventually led to a Super Bowl Championship.

Series Lead:The Teams share a series tie at 14-14-1.

Prediction:Pittsburgh Steelers 48-12 Detroit Lions.

Injury Report:
PIT Ike Taylor (Abdominal Tear, 9 Weeks)
PIT Troy Polamalu (MCL Sprain, 3 Weeks)
DET Larry Foote (Foot Stress Fracture, 7 Weeks)
DET Calvin Johnson (Upper Arm Fracture, Out for Season)
DET Kevin Smith (MCL Sprain, Probable)



When the 3-1 Pittsburgh Steelers travel to the 2-2 Detroit Lions they will be missing one whole half of the field of the Secondary with Injuries to Ike Taylor and Troy Polamalu. It won't get hard for them as the Lions are without Calvin Johnson.

Look for the Steelers to pound the ball early between Rashard Mendenhall and Willie Parker with the loss of Middle Linebacker Larry Foote.

The Detroit Lions may be in for a long day, but if they defeat the Steelers they can achieve their first winning record since 2007 when they started off 6-2 before losing seven of their last eight games to fail to make the playoffs for 8 seasons.

supa_fly_steeler
02-12-2010, 11:09 AM
NFL Week 5 - Game Report



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Pittsburgh Steelers (3-1) at Detroit Lions (2-2)

Steelers win in last second, trailed 27-3

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Rashard Mendenhall was shut down on the running game but had 3 receiving touchdowns



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With time expiring and down 24-30 Ben Roethlisberger threw a 3 yard pass to Rashard Mendenhall in the endzone and Jeff Reed converted the PAT to avoid a big upset.

Game Ball
Ben Roethlisberger threw for 478 and four touchdowns.

Key Stat
At the end of the half the the Lions had converted 62% of their third downs by the end of the game they only converted 35.7%... On 25 Attempts Kevin Smith gained 15 yards.

Noteworthy
After Matthew Stafford's injury Daunte Culpepper came in and completed 16 of 28 passes for 347 yards and 2 touchdowns... After having the ball back in the third quarter for the first time the Steelers found themselves down 27-3... Ben Roethlisberger used his magic to pull off one of the most dramatic comebacks ever recorded

supa_fly_steeler
02-12-2010, 11:26 AM
NFL Photos Week 5

Detroit Lions Running Back Kevin Smith runs into the endzone
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Heath Miller leaps over a reciever for a long gain
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Ben Roethlisberger ducks underneath a tackler then throws a touchdown pass to Santonio Holmes
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supa_fly_steeler
02-12-2010, 11:30 AM
NFL Scores from Week 5

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Sunday Early Games
Cincinnati Bengals 18 - 20 Baltimore Ravens
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 - 30 Philadelphia Eagles
Cleveland Browns 21 - 17 Buffalo Bills
Pittsburgh Steelers 31 - 30 Detroit Lions
Washington Redskins 29 - 3 Carolina Panthers
Dallas Cowboys 27 - 6 Kansas City Chiefs
Oakland Raiders 13 - 30 New York Giants
Minnesota Vikings 45 - 22 St Louis Rams

Sunday Late Games
Atlanta Falcons 19 - 37 San Francisco 49ers
Houston Texans 27 - 24 Arizona Cardinals
New England Patriots 34 - 28 Denver Broncos
Jacksonville Jaguars 13 - 23 Seattle Seahawks

NBC Sunday Night
Indianapolis Colts 26 - 17 Tennessee Titans

ESPN Monday Night
New York Jets 3 - 19 Miami Dolphins

supa_fly_steeler
02-12-2010, 12:03 PM
Mike Tomlin Week 5 Post Game Conference

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Mike Tomlin:Good Afternoon. I was not pleased with the way we conditioned ourselfes today, we kept getting burned on many big passing plays and it was a huge reason why we should of lost this matchup, i still can't believe we overcame a 24 point defecit but we did and im proud of how the offense did today. Rashard was shut down on the run game but still found away to get open in the passing game. I can't stress how much Ben Roethlisberger saved a few of the bodys jobs today. Questions Please.

Question:How much was a loss was Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor today?

Mike Tomlin:Oh yeah it was a big loss, anytime you lose those two candidates your going struggle and struggle we did against the Lions. We have to get use to not having Ike Taylor around, he's out for up to another 7 weeks and Troy may be back in time to face the Denver Broncos, that we are unasure of it becomes a daily procedure to see if his tests come back positive.

Question:Mike, you never put the blame on anyones shoulders but it was obvious that Carey Davis did not block well today and Deshea Townsend and Tyrone Carter were not good in coverage giving up nearly 300 of the yards by themselves?

Mike Tomlin:We lose as a team, again changes will come. I tried alternating Keenan Lewis and Joe Burnett where Deshea was before the half, sometimes it worked, sometimes it didn't. We are going to have to go back to the film room and see where the mistakes are and how they can be nullified by next week.

Question:How vital is it that you are better prepared for Minnesota and especially Brett Favre who has thrown for 1254 yards, 10 touchdowns and 1 interception?

Mike Tomlin:Were going to have to play our best against Brett he is a accomplished Quarterback within this league and is playing lights out this year.

Question:You now have the 7th ranked defense and have now given up 300+ straight games after allowing so few during the first two games is there a cause for concern?

Mike Tomlin:I don't think so, we just have to have better preperation when the Minnesota Vikings come to town. Thank you all

supa_fly_steeler
02-12-2010, 12:25 PM
Steelers release Fullback Davis
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The Steelers released Carey Davis today as part of the change ups that was needed in order to maintain a winning mentality that was completley lost during the Detroit Lions game.

Davis was axed by Mike Tomlin for not even having a single carry throughout the 2009 campaign. He also blocked so poor against the Lions, Mendenhall and Paker combined for only 14 carries.

Most likely David Johnson will take the reps for Fullback this week.

supa_fly_steeler
02-12-2010, 12:29 PM
Steelers sign defensive back Travis Fisher
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In an effort to stop the high yardage throughout the Air the Steelers signed Defensive Back Travis Fisher.

The principle deal is worth $1.27M for one year.

Others who may be on Speed Dial are Justin Miller, Corey Ivy, Keiwan Ratliff and a few other veterans.

supa_fly_steeler
02-12-2010, 02:14 PM
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Jamal Lewis out of 9 years of facing the Steelers has only 1 100 yard game and goes against a defence only allowing 47 yards per game on run defense



Last Time These Teams Met:In the last week of the 2008 Regular Season The Steelers shut out the Browns 31-0.

Series Lead:The Steelers edge the Browns 57-55 in the series lead.

Prediction:Pittsburgh Steelers 17 - 9 Cleveland Browns

Injury Report:
PIT Ike Taylor (Abdominal Tear, 6 Weeks)
PIT Troy Polamalu (MCL Sprain, 2 Weeks)
CLE Kenyon Coleman (Hip Pointer, 3 Weeks)
CLE Alex Mack (Pulled Hamstring, 1 Week)
CLE John St. Clair (Torn Shoulder, Out for Season)

When the 4-1 Pittsburgh Steelers host divisional opponent the 1-4 they will be out to prove that the near disastrous upset to the Lions was a fluke and that they will squash the Browns side with an iron grip.

The Browns will target new Starter Travis Fisher early and often with Ike Taylor and Troy Polamalu out, Brady Quinn will target the rigth handside of the field and try to pound the ground with Jamal Lewis.

The Browns may try to get points through the Returns team with Joshua Cribbs averaging a Leagues best 27.5 on Kick Returns.

supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 08:09 AM
NFL Week 6 - Game Report



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Cleveland Browns (1-4) at Pittsburgh Steelers (4-1)

Browns pull upset and win in Overtime

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Ben Roethlisberger completed only 6 passes and Mendenhall had no touchdowns as the Steelers failed to win



Box Score
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It was over when...
With time expiring and down 24-30 Ben Roethlisberger threw a 3 yard pass to Rashard Mendenhall in the endzone and Jeff Reed converted the PAT to avoid a big upset.

Game Ball
Brady Quinn threw for 269 yards and a touchdown, although he threw an interception and was sacked 4 times he held his composure on the winning drive.

Key Stat
At the end of the half the the Lions had converted 62% of their third downs by the end of the game they only converted 35.7%... On 25 Attempts Kevin Smith gained 15 yards.

Noteworthy
Kamerion Wimbley had 6 tackles and two sacks... Eric Barton had 5 tackles, 1 sack and a interception.

supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 08:25 AM
NFL Photos Week 6


Willie Parker is laid out and hit hard
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Travis Fisher makes his debut but is soon after injured
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Tyron Carter hits a Brown hard
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supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 08:34 AM
NFL Scores from Week 6

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Sunday Early Games
St Louis Rams 21 - 30 Jacksonville Jaguars
Kansas City Chiefs 6 - 27 Washington Redskins
Houston Texans 16 - 37 Cincinnati Bengals
Baltimore Ravens 10 - 27 Minnesota Vikings
Detroit Lions 10 - 24 Green Bay Packers
Cleveland Browns 16 - 13 Pittsburgh Steelers
Carolina Panthers 26 - 20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New York Giants 20 - 34 New Orleans Saints

Sunday Late Games
Arizona Cardinals 37 - 26 Seattle Seahawks
Philadelphia Eagles 31 - 6 Oakland Raiders
Buffalo Bills 13 - 19 New York Jets
Tennessee Titans 44 - 34 New England Patriots

NBC Sunday Night
Chicago Bears 34 - 32 Atlanta Falcons

ESPN Monday Night
Denver Broncos 20 - 19 San Diego Chargers


Bold Indicates Overtime Result

supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 09:01 AM
Mike Tomlin Week 6 Post Game Conference

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Mike Tomlin:Good Afternoon. Today we did not anticipate on being below par and as a result at the end of the day looking at a score sheet of losing to the Browns. We did no way associate ourselves with normal game day mentality. We gave up too many yards and did not execute. This season we have been plagued with Inconsistency, something that needs to be fixed next week. Fast. We cannot describe ourselves as a Championship Calibre team and go out and lose to inferior opponents as we did today and nearly last week. I am like the rest of Steeler nation displeased by the Scoreline. Questions would be good right now.

Question:Mike, you just dipped into Free Agency and brang in Travis Fisher, who did a good job today but got injured, what is his injury status, any updates?

Mike Tomlin:He played a good football game, he's been diagnosed with Sprained Elbow that could sideline him for up to 3 weeks, again it becomes a weekly update with tests to see when he is ready.

Question:You have 7 Cornerbacks on your roster. Are you going to have to go out again and bring in another Defensive Back?

Mike Tomlin:It might be a possibility, right now we are going to look at Deshea, Joe, Keenan and Anthony at possibly starting, Ryan Mundy can be involved as well he has played quite well the past few weeks.

Question:Would you really start Deshea against fast guys like Percy Harvin, Sidney Rice and the Cannon Arm Brett Favre posses?

Mike Tomlin:Again it's a confidential thing so i cannot say, We don't have much choice at the moment right now, all our injuries are in the secondary.

Question:The game was rainy will you use that as a contributing factor of why the Steelers lost?

Mike Tomlin:We will not use that excuse, the boys did not come to play today. We are letting bad teams hang around with us instead of finishing them off.

Question:Your only getting 4 third down conversions a game, is their a need of overhaul in the playbook when it comes down to third downs.

Mike Tomlin:We need to work on that, we might be a 4-2 team but we need to get better at things, especially over the bye week.

Question:Is there a possibility Ryan Mundy will start over Tyrone Carter?

Mike Tomlin:No.

Question:Over the past few weeks Rashard Mendenhall and Willie Parker have been alternating. Who will recieve the bulk of the carries against Minnesota?

Mike Tomlin:It's a confidential thing but Rashard Mendenhall is currently the starter.

Question:Describe the loss against the Cleveland Browns

Mike Tomlin:It's obviously frustrating. Were losing guys to injury as well, that does not help.

Mike Tomlin:Thanks for the Questions.

supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 09:52 AM
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With Adrian Peterson out with Injury who will Chester Taylor do against the #1 run defence



Last Time These Teams Met:In Week 15 of the 2005 NFL Season, the Steelers beat the Vikings 18-3

Series Lead:The Vikings lead the Overall series 6-8

Prediction:Pittsburgh Steelers 24 - 23 Minnesota Vikings

Injury Report:
PIT Ike Taylor (Abdominal Tear, 5 Weeks)
PIT Troy Polamalu (MCL Sprain, 1 Weeks)
PIT Travis Fisher (Sprained Elbow, 2 Weeks)
MIN Ben Leber (Broken Collarbone, Probable)
MIN Adrian Peterson (Broken Collarbone, 7 Weeks)

When the 4-2 Pittsburgh Steelers host the Undefeated 6-0 Minnesota Vikings they will be facing a Brett Favre that has thrown only one turnover this season.

supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 12:01 PM
NFL Week 7 - Game Report



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Minnesota Vikings (6-0) at Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2)

Steelers Defence prevents Vikings from Scoring in the Final Quarter

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Mike Wallace had a big touchdown in the first half to give the Steelers a 10 point lead



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With just 3:15 left Santonio Holmes caught the touchdown that sealed the win 17-34.

Game Ball
Ben Roethlisberger threw for 413 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Key Stat
For the first time all season the Steelers had more than 50% on third downs and converted 7 of 12 on the day

Noteworthy
Stefan Logan returned 4 kickoffs for 192 yards which included a 96 yard touchdown.

supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 12:06 PM
NFL Photos Week 7

William Gay celebrates after batting the ball down in the endzone
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LaMarr Woodley gets a piece of Brett Favre
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Santonio Holmes gets the 4th quarter touchdown
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The Vikings defense vents the frustration of about to snap the undefeated season hopes
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supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 12:10 PM
NFL Scores from Week 7

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Sunday Early Games
Indianapolis Colts 35 - 30 St Louis Rams
Minnesota Vikings 17 - 34 Pittsburgh Steelers
New England Patriots 37 - 34 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Chicago Bears 23 - 28 Cincinnati Bengals
San Diego Chargers 9 - 17 Kansas City Chiefs
Green Bay Packers 23 - 20 Cleveland Browns
San Francisco 49ers 9 - 34 Houston Texans

Sunday Late Games
Buffalo Bills 13 - 32 Carolina Panthers
New York Jets 27 - 20 Oakland Raiders
Atlanta Falcons 14 - 17 Dallas Cowboys
New Orleans Saints 26 - 14 Miami Dolphin

NBC Sunday Night
Arizona Cardinals 14 - 30 New York Giants

ESPN Monday Night
Philadelphia Eagles 31 - 24 Washington Redskins


Bold Indicates Overtime Result

supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 04:20 PM
Mike Tomlin Week 7 Post Game Conference

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Mike Tomlin:Good Afternoon. What a great victory we had today, i was pleased with the guys, of course in some areas we need improving on but today was a success and as a result we got what we were looking for and it was a hard earned win. We go into the bye week at 5-2 something that does not surprise me although we lost 3 starters we overcame adversity and as a unit we battled it and defeated teams that imposed there best football on us. Questions will be great right now.

Question:How is Hines Ward after being taken off what looked like a shoulder injury?

Mike Tomlin:He suffered a dislocated shoulder, he would be fine next week if we had a game right now its a daily procedure with tests, he won't be on the injury list when we face Denver.

Question:You let Albert Young gain a 59 yard run in one play, how did that unfold for you on the sideline?

Mike Tomlin:We were unprepared and as a result we payed the price and condeded 7 points. Not good enough against the run today.

Question:How significant was Stefan Logan's play today

Mike Tomlin:He had a big day on special teams both on punt and return duties i was pleased with his efforts.

Question:You shut them out in the fourth quarter, how big was that for momentum?

Mike Tomlin:We needed a good defence showing today and we got one. Something we did need and they delivered i was proud of them today.

Question:How good is the offense playing right now?

Mike Tomlin:They have been playing good so far it's not a suprise

Question:Will Ryan Clark play in Denver?

Mike Tomlin:Undecided right now, game time decision, based on the decision of his family.

Mike Tomlin:Thank you for the questions i must now go bask in glory under the sunshine of Florida.

supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 04:30 PM
NFL Scores from Week 8

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Sunday Early Games
Seattle Seahawks 14 - 20 Dallas Cowboys
Houston Texans 10 - 7 Buffalo Bills
Minnesota Vikings 28 - 17 Green Bay Packers
St Louis Rams 20 - 14 Detroit Lions
Miami Dolphins 24 - 26 New York Jets
San Francisco 49ers 3 - 63 Indianapolis Colts
Cleveland Browns 7 - 15 Chicago Bears
Denver Broncos 10 - 28 Baltimore Ravens

Sunday Late Games
Jacksonville Jaguars 7 - 40 Tennessee Titans
Oakland Raiders 16 - 31 San Diego Chargers
New York Giants 16 - 30 Philadelphia Eagles
Carolina Panthers 20 - 21 Arizona Cardinals

ESPN Monday Night
Atlanta Falcons 24 - 34 New Orleans Saints


Bold Indicates Overtime Result[/QUOTE]

supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 04:45 PM
A Much Needed Bye

Offense

Points Per Game:24.1 (11th)
Yards Per Game:356.2 (15th)
Rush Yards per Game:108.4 (10th)
Pass Yards Per Game:247.8 (18th)


Defence

Points Per Game:18.1 (4th)
Yards Per Game:305.2 (5th)
Pass Yards Per Game:241.1 (12th)
Rush Yards per Game:64.14 (1st)

Top Passer:
#7 Ben Roethlisberger 135/228 1853 YDS 16 TD 5 INT 99.5 RAT

Top Rusher:
#34 Rashard Mendenhall 88 ATT 389 YDS 4.4 AVG 1 TD 5 FUM

Top Reciever:
#10 Santonio Holmes 46 REC 554 YDS 12.0 AVG 8 TD

Top Tackler:
#51 James Farrior 45 TAK 13 LOSS 1 SACK 1 FF 1 INT

Top Blocker:
Max Starks 26 PANCAKES 1 SACK ALLOWED

LEAGUE STANDINGS
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AFC North
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Steelers 5 2 0 0.714 169 127 3-1 2-1 3-1 2-1 1-1 Won 1
Ravens 4 3 0 0.571 182 151 4-0 0-3 4-2 0-1 2-0 Won 1
Bengals 4 3 0 0.571 186 175 2-2 2-1 2-3 2-0 1-2 Won 2
Browns 2 6 0 0.250 136 197 0-3 2-3 2-3 0-3 1-2 Lost 2

AFC South
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Colts 7 0 0 1.000 259 97 3-0 4-0 3-0 4-0 2-0 Won 7
Titans 4 3 0 0.571 180 145 2-1 2-2 4-3 0-0 2-2 Won 2
Texans 4 4 0 0.500 176 157 2-2 2-2 2-4 2-0 1-1 Won 2
Jaguars 3 4 0 0.428 128 195 3-0 0-4 1-3 2-1 1-3 Lost 1

AFC East
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Jets 5 3 0 0.625 140 163 3-1 2-2 5-2 0-1 3-1 Won 3
Patriots 4 3 0 0.571 178 209 2-2 2-1 3-2 1-1 1-1 Won 1
Dolphins 3 4 0 0.428 142 147 2-2 1-2 3-2 0-2 2-1 Lost 2
Bills 1 7 0 0.125 112 172 1-3 0-4 0-5 1-2 0-3 Lost 6

AFC West
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Broncos 4 3 0 0.571 149 148 1-2 3-1 4-2 0-1 2-0 Lost 1
Chargers 3 4 0 0.428 142 144 2-2 1-2 3-4 0-0 2-2 Won 1
Chiefs 2 5 0 0.285 105 157 1-3 1-2 1-2 1-3 1-1 Won 1
Raiders 2 6 0 0.250 126 198 0-4 2-2 2-4 0-2 1-3 Lost 4

NFC North
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Vikings 7 1 0 0.875 230 166 3-0 4-1 2-1 5-0 3-0 Won 1
Bears 4 3 0 0.571 143 144 2-1 2-2 2-1 2-2 1-1 Won 1
Packers 3 4 0 0.428 139 140 1-3 2-1 1-1 2-3 1-3 Lost 1
Lions 2 5 0 0.285 147 153 1-3 1-2 0-1 2-4 1-2 Lost 3

NFC South
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Saints 7 0 0 1.000 215 105 4-0 3-0 3-0 4-0 1-0 Won 7
Falcons 3 4 0 0.428 171 166 2-1 1-3 2-0 1-4 1-1 Lost 4
Panthers 3 4 0 0.428 149 165 1-2 2-2 1-0 2-4 1-1 Lost 1
Buccaneers 0 7 0 0.000 146 207 0-4 0-3 0-2 0-5 0-1 Lost 7

NFC East
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Eagles 5 2 0 0.714 187 133 2-2 3-0 1-1 4-1 2-0 Won 4
Redskins 5 2 0 0.714 144 128 3-1 2-1 1-0 4-2 1-1 Lost 1
Cowboys 5 2 0 0.714 165 133 2-2 3-0 2-0 3-2 0-1 Won 4
Giants 5 3 0 0.625 164 135 2-1 3-2 2-0 3-3 1-2 Lost 1

NFC West
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Seahawks 3 4 0 0.428 150 155 2-2 1-2 1-1 2-3 1-2 Lost 2
49ers 3 4 0 0.428 127 194 2-1 1-3 0-2 3-2 2-1 Lost 2
Cardinals 2 5 0 0.285 142 178 1-3 1-2 0-3 2-2 1-1 Won 1
Rams 2 6 0 0.250 156 201 0-3 2-3 0-2 2-4 1-1 Won 1

x=Clinched playoff birth
y=Clinched divisional title
z=Clinched home-field advantage

supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 05:28 PM
Will Ryan Clark Play in Denver?
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Will Ryan Clark play in Denver next Monday? All the buzz about is that he will not play and Tyrone Carter will replace him with Troy Polamalu coming back in action.

supa_fly_steeler
02-13-2010, 05:45 PM
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Last Time These Teams Met:In Week 7 of the 2007 NFL Season on NBC The Broncos edged the Steelers 31-28

Series Lead:The Broncos lead the series 6-13-1

Prediction:Pittsburgh Steelers 22 - 14 Denver Broncos

Injury Report:
PIT Ike Taylor (Abdominal Tear, 3 Weeks)
PIT Troy Polamalu (MCL Sprain, Probable)
PIT Ryan Clark (Unknown Health Reasons, Doubtful)
DEN Wesley Woodard (Partially Torn PCL, Questionable)
DEN Ronnie Fields (Fractured Patella, Out for Season)
DEN Vonnie Holliday (Partially Torn ACL, 1 weeks)
DEN D.J. Williams (Disolcated Elbow, 1 weeks)

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 08:57 AM
NFL Week 9 - Game Report



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Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2) at Denver Broncos (4-3)

Steelers smack the Broncos right in the face from the go

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Ryan Mundy Points to Mendenhall after he had 48 carries for 230+ yards



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
At the end of the second Quarter Rashard Mendenhall put the Steelers up 23-0 with his first touchdown of the game.

Game Ball
Rashard Mendenhall had 48 carries for 245 yards and 2 touchdowns

Key Stat
The Steelers ran for more yards than passed for the third time this season... The Steelers picked up 31 first downs... the Broncos went 0/9 on third downs.

Noteworthy
The Steelers offensive line gave up only one entire sack the whole game.

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 09:04 AM
NFL Photos Week 9

Players warm up at Invesco Field at Mile High before the prime time game
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Rashard Mendenhall powers his way through tacklers to pick up the first down
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Ben Roethlisberger evades a sack
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Knowshon Moreno walks of the field after being crushed by the Steelers
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supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 09:08 AM
NFL Scores from Week 9

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Sunday Early Games
Baltimore Ravens 17 - 24 Cincinnati Bengals
Miami Dolphins 3 - 31 New England Patriots
Kansas City Chiefs 13 - 21 Jacksonville Jaguars
Green Bay Packers 24 - 27 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Washington Redskins 28 - 31 Atlanta Falcons
Arizona Cardinals 28 - 27 Chicago Bears
Houston Texans 0 - 30 Indianapolis Colts

Sunday Late Games
Carolina Panthers 27 - 41 New Orleans Saints
Detroit Lions 23 - 30 Seattle Seahawks
Tennessee Titans 27 - 23 San Francisco 49ers
San Diego Chargers 24 - 17 New York Giants

NBC Sunday Night
Dallas Cowboys 34 - 31 Philadelphia Eagles

ESPN Monday Night
Pittsburgh Steelers 36 - 7 Denver Broncos


Bold Indicates Overtime Result

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 09:14 AM
Mike Tomlin Week 9 Post Game Conference

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Mike Tomlin:Good Evening. I thought we played a flawless game tonight, especially on the run game Rashard nearly took 50 carries, with no fumbles and gaining 245 yards, i was pleased with that, he didn't brake any big ones but he consistently hit the hole for 5 or 7 yard gains throughout the game.

Question:Why did Rashard take most of the carries?

Mike Tomlin:He took most of them to pick up short third downs and keep the Broncos off the ball in which we did successfully which translated into a big win for us.

Question:Did your team suffer any game injuries?

Mike Tomlin:No we did not, the bye week came in handy for us to get Troy back.

Question:What made the team fight to hard for the win tonight?

Mike Tomlin:Passion.

Question:Talk about the third down conversions, not letting the Broncos get any?

Mike Tomlin:Our defence came through tonight and now were 6-2 were looking good right now for our second half of the season.

Mike Tomlin:Thanks for the Questions.

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 09:32 AM
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Last Time These Teams Met:In Week 3 earlier this season the Steelers ran over the Bengals 34-20.

Series Lead:The Steelers lead the overall series 48-30.

Prediction:Pittsburgh Steelers 16 - 10 Cincinnati Bengals

Injury Report:
PIT Ike Taylor (Abdominal Tear, 1 Weeks)

When the 6-2 Pittsburgh Steelers face the 5-3 Cincinnati Bengals the AFC North Title will be at stake. Whoever wins will go ahead and try to hold the Crown till Playoff time.

The Steelers are coming of a big win against Denver whilst the Cincinnati Bengals are on a 4 game win streak.

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 09:47 AM
NFL Week 10 - Game Report



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Cincinnati Bengals (5-3) at Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2)

Bengals defence comes up big, Claim AFC North #1 spot

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Carson Palmer threw for 2 touchdowns and completed 71% of his passes



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With 9:29 left in the 4th Quarter and the scores at 12-7 Carson Palmer threw a 24 yard pass to Levernius Coles to put the Bengals up 19-7.

Game Ball
Carson Palmer completed 22 of 31 for 221 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Key Stat
Cedric Benson ran for 77 yards. The Most this season against the Steelers.

Noteworthy
Ben Roethlisberger threw 2 interceptions.


No Post Game images or Conference this week

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 10:00 AM
NFL Scores from Week 10

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NFLN Thursday Night
Chicago Bears 13 - 27 San Francisco 49ers

Sunday Early Games
Detroit Lions 26 - 42 Minnesota Vikings
Denver Broncos 22 - 20 Washington Redskins
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 - 31 Miami Dolphins
Buffalo Bills 13 - 32 Tennessee Titans
New Orleans Saints 24 - 7 St Louis Rams
Atlanta Falcons 32 - 42 Carolina Panthers
Cincinnati Bengals 19 - 14 Pittsburgh Steelers

Sunday Late Games
Kansas City Chiefs 20 - 9 Oakland Raiders
Dallas Cowboys 9 - 27 Green Bay Packers
Philadelphia Eagles 17 - 35 San Diego Chargers
Seattle Seahawks 19 - 41 Arizona Cardinals

NBC Sunday Night
New England Patriots 21 - 24 Indianapolis Colts

ESPN Monday Night
Baltimore Ravens 19 - 13 Cleveland Browns

Bold Indicates Overtime Result

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 11:39 AM
NFL Week 11 - Game Report


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Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3) at Kansas City Chiefs (3-6)

Ben Roethlisberger throws 4 interceptions, Chiefs claim upset

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Mike Wallace caught a 46 yard touchdown pass



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With 3:23 remaining Ben Roethlisberger threw a deep ball intended for Mike Wallace but was picked off and the Chiefs ran out the clock.

Game Ball
Matt Cassell threw for 285 yards he had 2 touchdowns but also 3 interceptions.

Key Stat
The Chiefs gained 4/4 third down conversions in the first quarter putting up a 10-0 lead.

Noteworthy
Troy Polamalu returned an interception 85 yards for a touchdown and also had another but was negated due to a penalty

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 11:43 AM
NFL Photos Week 11

LaMarr Woodley pursues the Chiefs Quarterback
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Troy Polamalu takes an interception back 85 yards for the touchdown
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Santonio Holmes attempts to catch a low thrown ball
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Cornerback William Gay goes low and bats the football away
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supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 11:58 AM
NFL Scores from Week 11

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NFLN Thursday Night
Miami Dolphins 34 - 24 Carolina Panthers

Sunday Early Games
Pittsburgh Steelers 23 - 29 Kansas City Chiefs
Indianapolis Colts 36 - 15
San Francisco 49ers 27 - 34 Green Bay Packers
Buffalo Bills 19 - 10 Jacksonville Jaguars
Atlanta Falcons 37 - 20 New York Giants
New Orleans Saints 30 - 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Cleveland Browns 15 - 23 Detroit Lions
Washington Redskins 20 - 27 Dallas Cowboys
Seattle Seahawks 6 - 31 Minnesota Vikings

Sunday Late Games
Arizona Cardinals 24 - 21 St Louis Rams
New York Jets 27 - 21 New England Patriots
San Diego Chargers 22 - 7 Denver Broncos
Cincinnati Bengals 31 - 10 Oakland Raiders

NBC Sunday Night
Philadelphia Eagles 20 - 26 Chicago Bears

ESPN Monday Night
Tennessee Titans 13 - 19 Houston Texans

Bold Indicates Overtime Result

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 12:02 PM
Mike Tomlin Week 11 Post Game Conference

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Mike Tomlin:Good Afternoon, I'm gonna make this a quick one. We lost today becaus we fell short in all three phases of the football game. Simply not good enough. I do take blame with that.

Question:How is Ben Roethlisberger's injury, will he start next week against the Ravens?

Mike Tomlin:Ben suffered some back spasms and may sit next week, if so Dennis will start.

Question:Ben Roethlisberger got off to a great start throwing 16 touchdowns and only 5 interceptions before week 7. Now he has only thrown 18 touchdowns and 11 interceptions during weeks 8-11. What is going on?

Mike Tomlin:We don't know right now but we hope to.

Mike Tomlin:Thanks now i got to go.

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 02:09 PM
NFL Week 12 - Game Report


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Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4) at Baltimore Ravens (5-5)

Steelers force an overtime but Ravens prevail

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Dennis Dixon completed 11 of 12 passes for a touchdown and also ran in a 12 yard touchdown



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With 8 minutes left in Overtime Billy Cundiff kicked a 46 yard field goal to give the Ravens the win.

Game Ball
Ray Rice ran for 107 yards on 22 carries... Joe Flacco threw for 3 touchdowns on 32 pass attempts.

Key Stat
Dennis Dixon went 6-7 during the first half paired with a touchdown that kept the Steelers playoff hopes alive.

Noteworthy
Dennis Dixon did everything more than the Steelers asked for him. He brought the Steelers back to tie the game with just 1 minute left, but was on the losing side.

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 02:51 PM
NFL Photos Week 12

Rashard Mendenhall carried the ball but only gained 2.8 yards per carry
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Ray Lewis was quiet during the game
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Ray Lewis is the first to run for over 100 yards since Thomas Jones in 2007
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Santonio Holmes has at least one touchdown in six consecutive games against the Ravens
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Joe Flacco prepares to gunsling
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supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 04:05 PM
Mike Tomlin Week 12 Post Game Conference

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Mike Tomlin:Good evening. Raven Steeler games always come down to the wire like this, this was no difference. I thought we played good enough to win the ball game but We did not complete all three phases, Special Teams were not good enough today. I would like to address our Quarterback Situation, i thought Dennis Dixon played exceptional tonight when he took the 13 snaps.

Question:Why if Dennis Dixon played "Exceptional" did he only pass 5 times in the second half?

Mike Tomlin:Mistakes. Of course that did not happen and he did very well in a hostle enviroment under huge amounts of pressure. He again had a good night.

Question:With Dixon's performence will he become the backup Quarterback?

Mike Tomlin:It's a viable option we will look at our options in the last five games. Hopefully we can get Ben back into the lineup and get stats he put up in the first few weeks.

Question:Hines Ward has had a quiet year any explanations he hasn't even had a touchdown yet?

Mike Tomlin:He's been doubled teamed alot. That's left Mike and Tone open for alot of yards and touchdowns. Between them they have had 14 touchdowns. The others have come from Heath.

Question:Does this loss hurt, your on a three game losing streak and are now ranked #3 in the AFC North standings?

Mike Tomlin:Any loss hurts this one was of extreme significance. We will have a chance to claim the division still but we need to win out something that we are going to try and do.

Question:Ike Taylor will be back in the next few weeks how big will that be to you guys?

Mike Tomlin:It will be big, i think we missed him. In 2007 we only gave up 176.5 yards per game, in 2008 it was 156.9 and now it's some 240.3 so we have drastic improvements to make.

Mike Tomlin:Thanks, next week we plan to defeat the Oakland Raiders on all three phases of the game.

supa_fly_steeler
02-14-2010, 04:15 PM
NFL Scores from Week 12

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Thursday Noon
Green Bay Packers 33 - 10 Detroit Lions

Thursday Late
Oakland Raiders 17 - 10 Dallas Cowboys

NFLN Thursday Night
New York Giants 14 - 24 Denver Broncos

Sunday Early Games
Miami Dolphins 24 - 23 Buffalo Bills
Seattle Seahawks 24 - 6 St Louis Rams
Washington Redskins 31 - 34 Philadelphia Eagles
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 - 37 Atlanta Falcons
Arizona Cardinals 25 - 22 Tennessee Titans
Indianapolis Colts 34 - 17 Houston Texans
Cleveland Browns 21 - 30 Cincinnati Bengals
Chicago Bears 21 - 45 Minnesota Vikings
Carolina Panthers 7 - 30 New York Jets

Sunday Late Games
Kansas City Chiefs 9 - 41 San Diego Chargers
Jacksonville Jaguars 14 - 17 San Francisco 49ers

NBC Sunday Night
Pittsburgh Steelers 19 - 22 Baltimore Ravens

ESPN Monday Night
New England Patriots 29 - 35 New Orleans Saints

Bold Indicates Overtime Result

supa_fly_steeler
02-16-2010, 11:04 AM
NFL Week 13 - Game Report


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Oakland Raiders (3-8) at Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5)

Steelers burn Raiders on Pass game, make them look like goose chickens

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Ben Roethlisberger broke the single season game passing record with over 570 yards



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
Sometime during the second Quarter

Game Ball
Ben Roethlisberger completed 44 of 65 throws for 574 yards and 5 touchdowns... Santonio Holmes had 24 receptions for 323 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Key Stat
The Steelers burned the #2 ranked pass defence for nearly 600 yards and five touchdowns without commiting a turnover in 65 attempts. The Steelers picked up a season high 34 first downs.

Noteworthy
Ben Roethlisberger broke the single season game with 574 yards and broke a franchise record with 65 throws... Santonio Holmes is now second on the NFL list for most yards in a game with 323 yards and also set a NFL record with most receptions in a game (24)

supa_fly_steeler
02-16-2010, 12:03 PM
NFL Photos Week 13

Ben Roethlisberger looks to throw his 20th pass of the game
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Mike Wallace takes it to the house
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Santonio Holmes points in the crowd as he goes for his third touchdown
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supa_fly_steeler
02-16-2010, 12:24 PM
NFL Scores from Week 13

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NFLN Thursday Night
New York Jets 17 - 27 Buffalo Bills

Sunday Early Games
St Louis Rams 22 - 10 Chicago Bears
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 - 27 Carolina Panthers
Houston Texans 12 - 20 Jacksonville Jaguars
Denver Broncos 0 - 13 Kansas City Chiefs
Tennessee Titans 14 - 24 Indianapolis Colts
Philadelphia Eagles 24 - 24 Atlanta Falcons
New Orleans Saints 29 - 16 Washington Redskins
Oakland Raiders 13 - 51 Pittsburgh Steelers
Detroit Lions 20 - 45 Cincinnati Bengals

Sunday Late Games
San Diego Chargers 24 - 21 Cleveland Browns
Dallas Cowboys 24 - 22 New York Giants
San Francisco 49ers 14 - 17 Seattle Seahawks
Minnesota Vikings 37 - 14 Arizona Cardinals

NBC Sunday Night
New England Patriots 19 - 16 Miami Dolphins

ESPN Monday Night
Baltimore Ravens 23 - 18 Green Bay Packers

Bold Indicates Overtime Result

I won't be doing a post game conference this week

supa_fly_steeler
02-16-2010, 04:44 PM
NFL Week 14 - Game Report


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Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5) at Cleveland Browns (2-9)

Browns stun Steelers could be the decisive blow to the Steelers season

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Josh Cribbs consistently set up the Browns in good field position all night, complete season sweep



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With 56 seconds remaining in the 4th Quarter with 3 timeouts left and on 2nd and four Brett Keisel stepped offside giving the Browns a new set of downs and a season sweep of the Steelers.

Game Ball
Derek Anderson threw 10 completed passes out of 19 for 103 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Key Stat
The Steelers Offense struggled all night and combining for only 209 total yards. They did not pick up their first third down until 8 minutes left in the 4th Quarter. They went 2 of 11 all night.

Noteworthy
Jamal Lewis rushed 30 times for 94 yards and Steelers wide reciever Hines Ward went 10 receptions for 124 yards.

supa_fly_steeler
02-16-2010, 05:01 PM
NFL Photos Week 14

Travis Fisher celebrates sacking an injured Brady Quinn
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Joshua Cribbs returns a punt and takes it past defenders
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Hines Ward is pushed out of bounds on Thursday Night's game
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Mike Furrey tries a diving catch
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supa_fly_steeler
02-16-2010, 05:14 PM
NFL Scores from Week 14

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NFLN Thursday Night
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 - 17 Cleveland Browns

Sunday Early Games
New Orleans Saints 37 - 20 Atlanta Falcons
Denver Broncos 20 - 27 Indianapolis Colts
Seattle Seahawks 28 - 31 Houston Texans
Carolina Panthers 19 - 29 New England Patriots
Buffalo Bills 32 - 35 Kansas City Chiefs
Detroit Lions 27 - 30 Baltimore Ravens
Cincinnati Bengals 34 - 35 Minnesota Vikings
New York Jets 41 - 21 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
St Louis Rams 3 - 37 Tennessee Titans
Miami Dolphins 15 - 21 Jacksonville Jaguars
Green Bay Packers 24 - 12 Chicago Bears

Sunday Late Games
Washington Redskins 6 - 30 Oakland Raiders
San Diego Chargers 30 - 13 Dallas Cowboys

NBC Sunday Night
Philadelphia Eagles 19 - 13 New York Giants

ESPN Monday Night
Arizona Cardinals 26 - 3 San Francisco 49ers

Bold Indicates Overtime Result

supa_fly_steeler
02-16-2010, 05:24 PM
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In Brief

» Last meeting: Troy Polamalu's 77-yard fumble return for a touchdown propelled the Steelers past the Packers, 20-10, in Week 9 of the 2005 season.
» Streaks: The Steelers have won six of the last eight meetings, but trail the overall series, 18-13.
» Last week: Pittsburgh's playoff hopes took a serious hit after a 17-6 loss in Cleveland. ... Green Bay secured a hard-fought 24-12 win over rival Chicago.

Keep your eye on ...

The Steelers' desire: Divisional losses and some patchy streaks of inconsistency have just about buried Pittsburgh's postseason dreams, but that does not mean it cannot finish the season strong and ruin some other teams' seasons. The Steelers' first chance to showcase whether they still have the fight to do some damage comes this Sunday against Green Bay.

Sacks galore: This game features two of the league's three most-sacked quarterbacks. Aaron Rodgers has been taken down an NFL-high 49 times, while Ben Roethlisberger has hit the turf 24 times but nearly 50 times the past two seasons. Couple that with the fact each squad is in the top half of the league at sacking opposing quarterbacks, and there figures to be lots of negative yardage in this contest.

A.J. Hawks's impact: Green Bay's veteran cornerback is making a push for Defensive Player of the Year honors with an team high fourteen sacks, 76 tackles, four interceptions and four forced fumbles and recoveries. He could strengthen his bid with another outstanding performance against Pittsburgh.

Did you know?

If Ben Roethlisberger passing yards per game rolled out at the same rate he would just miss on being the first Steeler to pass for 4000 Yards. ... If the playoffs started today, the Packers would be in on several sophisticated tiebreakers, but the Steelers would be out.

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 09:45 AM
NFL Week 15 - Game Report


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Green Bay Packers(7-6) at Pittsburgh Steelers (6-7)

Green Bay pummel Steelers, end Playoff hopes

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Aaron Rodgers burned the Steelers secondary for 247 yards and 4 touchdowns



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
Trailing 28-13 with five minutes left on the Packers 19 yard line Ben Roethlisberger threw a incomplete pass which gave Green Bay the ball back who went on a drive that culminated in a field goal.

Game Ball
Aaron Rodgers Rodgers threw a Seasons best 4 touchdowns and 0 Interceptions and threw the Majority of 247 yards during the second half.

Key Stat
The Packers had 2 key turnovers but still came out through the win. The Packers threw two redzone touchdowns and completerd 66.7% of their passes.

Noteworthy
LaMarr Woodley was uncontrolable as he recorded 3 tackles and 2 crunching sacks.

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 09:50 AM
NFL Photos Week 15

Hines Ward celebrates after the first down
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William Gay tries to leap over defenders after a fumble by Stefan Logan
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William Gay tries to bat down a pass in the endzone
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supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 09:56 AM
NFL Scores from Week 15

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NFLN Thursday Night
Indianapolis Colts 48 - 20 Jacksonville Jaguars

NFL Saturday Night
Dallas Cowboys 13 - 20 New Orleans Saints

Sunday Early Games
Cleveland Browns 34 - 21 Kansas City Chiefs
Atlanta Falcons 21 - 24 New York Jets
Miami Dolphins 17 - 10 Tennessee Titans
San Francisco 49ers 7 - 10 Philadelphia Eagles
New England Patriots 38 - 31 Buffalo Bills
Arizona Cardinals 24 - 16 Detroit Lions
Green Bay Packers 31 - 13 Pittsburgh Steelers
Chicago bears 13 - 23 Baltimore Ravens
Houston Texans 15 - 3 St Louis Rams

Sunday Late Games
Oakland Raiders 17 - 20 Denver Broncos
Cincinnati Bengals 24 - 34 San Diego Chargers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 - 45 Seattle
Minnesota Vikings 21 - 28 Carolina Panthers

NBC Sunday Night
Minnesota Vikings 21 - 28 Carolina Panthers

ESPN Monday Night
New York Giants 21 - 3 Washington Redskins

Bold Indicates Overtime Result

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 10:09 AM
Mike Tomlin Week 15 Post Game Conference

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Mike Tomlin:Good Afternoon Everyone. This loss has put our playoff hopes out of our sight. Right now were going to go out with pride.


Question:What currently is the Teams Chemistry? In the last 6 games you have lost 5 times, including a 3 game losing streak and another that could be 3, 4 or 5 games?

Mike Tomlin:Were still a team, there has been no locker room conflicts, were trying to be mentally stable down the stretch.

Question:You face the Baltimore Ravens next, Ray Rice ran for over 100 yards against you guys, are you going to game plan against him significantly?

Mike Tomlin:Yes were going to game plan against him, he's a dangerous runner he already has 1063 rushing yards and 492 recieving yards and a combined 12 touchdowns, he's dangerous.

Mike Tomlin:Thanks for the Questions

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 02:27 PM
NFL Week 16 - Game Report


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Baltimore Ravens(9-6) at Pittsburgh Steelers (7-8)

Baltimore end final away season game with overtime victory

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Santonio Holmes now has 7 touchdowns against the Ravens in 7 games



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With 8 minutes left in Overtime on the first drive of the 5th Quarter Billy Cundiff struck home with a 42 yard field goal.

Game Ball
Joe Flacco managed to throw for 325 and 3 touchdowns, his lone interception was by Linebacker Lawrence Timmons.

Key Stat
The Steelers had major ball security issues with turning the ball over four times, three of them came from Running Back Rashard Mendenhall. Billy Cundif managed 1 of 4 field goals the entire game but the Ravens still managed to tie the game.

Noteworthy
After giving up over 100 yards to Ray Rice in Week 12, The Steelers defence restricted Ray Rice to just 61 yards and an average of 2.4 yards per carry.

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 02:35 PM
NFL Photos Week 16

Ray Rice runs the ball against a tough Steelers defence
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Todd Heap dives over William Gay for the first down
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Ray Lewis hits Mendenhall hard and forces a fumble
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Mike Wallace Stiff Arms a limp helpless feeble defender
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supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 05:44 PM
NFL Scores from Week 15

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NFLN Christmas Night
San Diego Chargers 20 - 31 Tennessee Titans

Sunday Early Games
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28 - 17 New Orleans Saints
Buffalo Bills 3 - 28 Atlanta Falcons
Denver Broncos 9 - 35 Philadelphia Eagles
Houston Texans 17 - 21 Miami Dolphins
Seattle Seahawks 14 - 31 Green Bay Packers
Carolina Panthers 17 - 45 New York Giants
Oakland Raiders 0 - 14 Cleveland Browns
Jacksonville Jaguars 9 - 36 New England Patriots
Kansas City Chiefs 16 - 24 Cincinnati Bengals
Baltimore Ravens 26 - 23 Pittsburgh Steelers

Sunday Late Games
St Louis Rams 27 - 30 Arizona Cardinals
Detroit Lions 14 - 31 San Francisco 49ers
New York Jets 38 - 0 Indianapolis Coolts

NBC Sunday Night
Dallas Cowboys 32 - 21 Washington Redskins

ESPN Monday Night
Minnesota Vikings 26 - 31 Chicago Bears

Bold Indicates Overtime Result

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 07:48 PM
NFL Week 17 - Game Report


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Pittsburgh Steelers(7-8) at Miami Dolphins (7-7)

Steelers come from behind, end season on a high

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Santonio Holmes crossed the goaline with 51 seconds left for the win



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With 51 seconds left Ben Roethlisberger connected with Santonio Holmes for a 5 yard touchdown.

Game Ball
on 20 attempts Rashard Mendenhall ran for 146 yards and a touchdown, which was a 45 sprint to the finish.

Key Stat
For the first time in a Long time two Steelers running backs ran for over 100 yards in a game. The Steelers finished with rushing the ball 281 yards.

Noteworthy
William Gay gained his first interception of the year it was only the second interception all year by a Steelers Cornerback and 10th Overall.

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 07:53 PM
NFL Photos Week 17

The Camera pans down Sun Life Stadium before the Game
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Rashard Mendenhall sprints to the endzone
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Ronnie Brown pounds the ball down the throat of the Steelers
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Ryan Clark destroys the reciever
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supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 07:58 PM
NFL Scores from Week 17

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Sunday Early Games
San Francisco 49ers 36 - 16 St Louis Rams
Jacksonville Jaguars 13 - 17 Cleveland Browns
Tennessee Titans 31 - 10 Seattle Seahawks
New Orleans Saints 24 - 10 Carolina Panthers
Atlanta Falcons 51 - 17 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Chicago Bears 9 - 17 Detroit Lions
Indianapolis Colts 30 - 21 Buffalo Bills
New England Patriots 34 - 17 Houston Texans
Pittsburgh Steelers 22 - 17 Miami Dolphins
New York Giants 30 - 33 Minnesota Vikings

Sunday Late Games
Green Bay Packers 34 - 37 Arizona Cardinals
Kansas City Chiefs 13 - 26 Denver Broncos
Baltimore Ravens 38 - 26 Oakland Raiders
Washington Redskins 28 - 35 San Diego Chargers
Philadelphia Eagles 10 - 27 Dallas Cowboys

NBC Sunday Night
Cincinnati Bengals 27 - 17 New York Jets


Bold Indicates Overtime Result

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 07:59 PM
Dam that Season was going to plan until Ike Taylor and Troy Polamalu got injured :banging: and talk about Ben getting injured the week before the Baltimore game Coincidental :banging: :mad:

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 08:09 PM
NFL TOP DEFENSES

Top 5 defenses by Yards given

Team Points Yards Passing Rushing
New York Jets 19.0 252.8 189.3 63.56
Tennessee Titans 18.6 266.0 191.6 74.43
New Orleans Saints 16.5 275.0 202.1 72.87
San Diego Chargers 19.4 283.7 199.5 84.25
Pittsburgh Steelers 19.2 288.6 220.4 68.25

Top 5 defenses with fewest touchdowns allowed in redzone

Team Rank Touchdowns
Tennessee Titans 1T 17
Pittsburgh Steelers 1T 17
New England Patriots 2 18
Green Bay Packers 3 19
Miami Dolphins 4T 20
Indianapolis Colts 4T 20
San Diego Chargers 5 21

Top 5 defenses with fewest redzone scoring % allowed

Team Rank Percent
Green Bay Packers 1 67
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 68
Dallas Cowboys 3 72
Oakland Raiders 4 74
San Francisco 49ers 5T 76
Miami Dolphins 5T 76
Cincinnati Bengals 5T 76

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 08:15 PM
TOP 5 OFFENSES

Top 5 offenses by Yards produced

Team Points Yards Passing Rushing
PIttsburgh Steelers 23.5 371.3 256.0 115.3
New England Patriots 27.2 367.9 293.2 74.68
Cincinnati Bengals 27.7 363.0 301.6 61.37
Indianapolis Colts 32.0 362.1 272.0 90.18
New Orleans Saints 29.5 357.5 264.4 93.06

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 08:21 PM
NFL 2009 PLAYOFF SEEDS


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1.z-Indianapolis Colts (15-1)
2.y-New York Jets (11-5)
3.y-San Diego Chargers (11-5)
4.y-Baltimore Ravens (11-5)
5.x-Cincinnati Bengals (11-5)
6.x-New England Patriots (10-6)

Narrowly Missing Out
7.Tennessee Titans (9-7)
8.Pittsburgh Steelers (8-8)


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1.z-New Orleans Saints (15-1)
2.y-Minnesota Vikings (13-3)
3.y-Arizona Cardinals (10-6)
4.y-Dallas Cowboys (10-6)
5.x-Philadelphia Eagles (9-6-1)
6.x-Green Bay Packers (9-7)

Narrowly Missing Out
7.Atlanta Falcons (8-7-1)

supa_fly_steeler
02-17-2010, 08:54 PM
2010 Pro Bowl Rosters

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Offense
QB:Carson Palmer, Joe Flacco, Ben Roethlisberger RB:Chris Johnson, Steve Slaton, Maurice Jones Drew FB:Benjarvis Green-Ellis, Gary Robinson WR:Randy Moss, Reggie Wayne, Chad Ocho Cinco, Santonio Holmes, Brandon Marshall, Lavernous Coles TE:Ben Watson, Robert Royal, Todd Heap LT:Max Starks RT:Damien Woody, David Stewart, Willie Colon RG: Michael Goff, Brandon Moore, Trai Essex LG:Chris Kemoeatu C:Nick Mangold, Chris Myers

Defense
RE:Mario Williams, Dwight Freeney, Aaron Schobel LE:Robert Mathis DT:Domenik Peko, Javon Haye, Antonio Johnson ROLB:Terrell Suggs, Tim Howard, Adalius Thomas LOLB:Mike Vrabel MLB:Ray Lewis, DeMeco Ryans CB:Kevin Hayden, Will Allen, Darius Butler, Dominque Foxworth FS:Eric Weddle, Brian Dawkins SS:Roy Williams, Bob Sanders

Special Teams
K:Rob Bironas P:Matt Turk KR:Ted Gin Jr, Johnnie Lee Higgins


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Offense
QB:Drew Brees, Brett Favre, Matt Ryan RB:Brandon Jacobs, Mario Barber, Chester Taylor FB:Kevin Hall, Heath Evans WR:Roddy White, Larry Fitzgerald, Anquan Boldin, Bernard Berrian, Greg Jennings, Sean Smith TE:Tony Gonzalez, Greg Olsen, Jeremy Shockley RT:Phil Loadholt, Marc Colombo, Greg Cherilus LT:Jammal Brown LG:Steve Hutchinson RG:Anthony Herrera, Davin Joseph, Jahri Evans C:Andre Gurode, Jeff Faine

Defense
RE:Jared Allen, Osi Umenyiora, Andre Carter DT:Sean Ellis, Jonathan Kennedy, Anthony Hargrove ROLB:DeMarcus Ware, Thomas Davis, Mike Peterson LOLB:Julian Peterson MLB:Patrick Willis, Keith Brooking CB:Brandon Williams, Terrence Newman, Charles Woodson FS:Oshiomogho Atogwe, Darren Sharper SS:Adrian Wilson, C.C. Brown

Special Teams
K:John Carney P:Matt McBriarKR:Devin Hester, Clifton Smith

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 06:32 AM
Chris Johnson takes home Offensive Player of the Year
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Last Night Chris Johnson took home the NFL Offensive Player of the Year award.

He a massed 2106 rushing yards on 340 carries for an average of 5.6 and 17 touchdowns. It didn't stop there as he also led the Titans on recieving with 116 receptions for 1075 and four touchdowns.

"I thank yall for this award but do any body got the Commisionners address me need to get my MVP award"

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 06:40 AM
Patrick Willis Brings Home Defensive Award, first time since 1997
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Patrick Willis arguably the finest Linebacker in the league has finally won what many though should of been his in 2007.

Willis recorded 129 tackles, 14 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 forced fumbles and 2 recoveries.

Whilst at the podium he thanked Mike Singletary for helping him develop as a Linebacker.

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 07:01 AM
Moreno Takes Home Rookie Offensive Player of the Year
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Denver Broncos Running Back Knowshon Moreno took home the Award he made an emotional speech as he cried all over the award. It got even shiny than usual.

Knowshon Moreno rushed 996 yards for 288 carries for 7 touchdowns. He also caught 56 passes for 236 yards and 3 touchdowns.

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 07:58 AM
FINAL STANDINGS
LEAGUE STANDINGS
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AFC North
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-Ravens 11 5 0 0.687 395 347 7-1 4-4 8-4 3-1 5-1 Won 6
x-Bengals 11 5 0 0.687 444 359 6-2 5-3 8-4 3-1 4-2 Won 2
Steelers 8 8 0 0.500 376 308 4-4 4-4 6-6 2-2 1-5 Won 1
Browns 6 10 0 0.375 288 333 3-5 3-5 6-6 0-4 2-4 Won 4

AFC South
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
z-Colts 15 1 0 0.937 512 263 7-1 8-0 11-1 4-0 6-0 Won 1
Titans 9 7 0 0.562 397 299 5-3 4-4 6-6 3-1 2-4 Won 2
Texans 7 9 0 0.437 304 340 4-4 3-5 3-9 4-0 2-4 Lost 2
Jaguars 6 10 0 0.375 273 392 6-2 0-8 4-8 2-2 2-4 Lost 3

AFC East
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-Jets 11 5 0 0.687 354 304 6-2 5-3 8-4 3-1 4-2 Lost 1
x-Patriots 10 6 0 0.625 436 390 5-3 5-3 8-4 2-2 4-2 Won 5
Dolphins 8 8 0 0.500 320 317 4-4 4-4 6-6 2-2 3-3 Lost 1
Bills 3 13 0 0.187 281 386 2-6 1-7 2-10 1-3 1-5 Lost 4

AFC West
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-Chargers 11 5 0 0.687 407 311 6-2 5-3 7-5 4-0 4-2 Won 1
Broncos 8 8 0 0.500 284 345 4-4 4-4 6-6 2-2 4-2 Won 1
Chiefs 6 10 0 0.375 274 367 4-4 2-6 5-7 1-3 3-3 Lost 3
Raiders 4 12 0 0.250 245 388 1-7 3-5 2-10 2-2 1-5 Lost 3

NFC North
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-Vikings 13 3 0 0.812 500 356 8-0 5-3 3-1 10-2 5-1 Won 1
x-Packers 9 7 0 0.562 395 312 4-4 5-3 2-2 7-5 3-3 Lost 1
Bears 6 10 0 0.375 305 376 4-4 2-6 2-2 4-8 2-4 Lost 1
Lions 4 12 0 0.250 323 412 3-5 1-7 1-3 3-9 2-4 Won 1

NFC South
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
z-Saints 15 1 0 0.937 472 265 7-1 8-0 4-0 11-1 5-1 Won 1
Falcons 8 7 1 0.531 452 378 5-2 3-5 3-1 5-6 3-3 Won 2
Panthers 6 10 0 0.375 350 434 4-4 2-6 1-3 5-7 3-3 Lost 2
Buccaneers 2 14 0 0.125 302 510 1-7 1-7 0-4 2-10 1-5 Lost 1

NFC East
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-Cowboys 10 6 0 0.625 354 331 4-4 6-2 2-2 8-4 5-1 Won 2
x-Eagles 9 6 1 0.593 387 339 5-3 4-3 2-2 7-4 4-2 Lost 1
Giants 7 9 0 0.437 346 316 3-5 4-4 2-2 5-7 2-4 Lost 1
Redskins 5 11 0 0.312 317 389 3-5 2-6 1-3 4-8 1-5 Lost 10

NFC West
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-Cardinals 10 6 0 0.625 391 384 4-4 6-2 1-3 9-3 5-1 Won 4
Seahawks 7 9 0 0.437 343 383 5-3 2-6 1-3 6-6 3-3 Lost 2
49ers 7 9 0 0.437 312 365 5-3 2-6 1-3 6-6 3-3 Won 2
Rams 3 13 0 0.187 261 401 0-8 3-5 0-4 3-9 1-5 Lost 4

x=Clinched playoff birth
y=Clinched divisional title
z=Clinched home-field advantage

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 08:40 AM
Pittsburgh Steelers End of Season Review

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Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert talk before the Opening Game against Tennnessee


Pittsburgh Steelers
The good:The much maligned Offensive line gave up just 30 sacks. For the first time in Pittsburgh Steelers history the Steelers had a 4000 yard passer, a 1000 yard rusher and a 1000 yard reciever. The Fifth Year Pro Ben Roethlisberger threw 27 touchdowns and just 13 interceptions. Rashard Mendenhall rushed for 1000 yards in his first season as a starter after the media heavily critisized him and labelling him a bust. The Steelers found a stud in the third round of the 2009 Draft in Mike Wallace after beating out Limas Sweed for the job in pre-season he caught 41 balls for 795 yards and 7 touchdowns with an average of 19.3 (led league for rookies).

The bad:The Steelers had the best offense but failed to win half of their games due to a porus 37.3% conversion rate on Third Downs. Rashard Mendenhall had ball security problems all year with fumbling the ball eleven times. The Steelers had a league tied low 10 interceptions. They also had one of the worst Redzone offenses in the entire league. The Special Teams Coverage department was poor all year long and it culminated with giving Ted Gin Jr a 65 yard touchdown punt return.

The ugly:
The league's fith-ranked defense was shredded by Opponents Quarterbacks all year Long after giving up almost 230 yards through the air throughout the season. With Injuries to Troy Polamalu and veteran Ike Taylor the Steelers found it hard to defend the pass and went on 3 game losing streak through November due it it after starting the season 6-2. Cornerbacks William Gay and Ike Taylor combined for just 2 interceptions, the lowest of any duo in the league this year. Ike Taylor had his first pick in week 3 and William Gay in Week 17. Troy Polamalu led the team in interceptions (2) and missed most of 6 games through a MCL Sprain.

Where do they go from here?
The Steelers enter the offseason with many questions over there poor form of defense during the course of 2009. Will Ryan Clark be back? Should William Gay still be starting? Can we win without Troy Polamalu being completley healthy? The Steelers will answer these questions come when Free Agency Opens and when the Draft Starts. Having a defense that could only get a league low 10 interceptions and get shredded throughout the Air raises questions as to whether they can get back to the Post Season next year.

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 09:24 AM
Aaron Curry taks home Defensive Player of the Year
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Aaron Curry won the last remaining award before Player and Coach of the year are awarded the night before the Super Bowl.

Curry was a dominant force on the Seahawks defence recording 100 tackles, 11 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 forced fumble and 5 recoveries.

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 09:32 AM
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Wildcards
New England Patriots 24 - 37 San Diego Chargers
Green Bay Packers 20 - 34 Arizona Cardinals
Cincinnati Bengals 3 - 34 Baltimore Ravens
Philadelphia Eagles 16 - 21 Dallas Cowboys

Bold Indicates Overtime

Divisional Rounds
Baltimore Ravens 24 - 31 Indianapolis Colts
Dallas Cowboys 33 - 36 New Orleans Saints
San Diego Chargers 16 - 34 New York Jets
Arizona Cardinals 13 - 35 Minnesota Vikings

Bold Indicates Overtime

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 10:33 AM
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Predictions:
#2 New York Jets 17 vs 16 #1 Indianapolis Colts
#2 New York Jets 09 vs 23 #1 Indianapolis Colts
#2 New York Jets 17 vs 14 #1 Indianapolis Colts
#2 New York Jets 13 vs 24 #1 Indianapolis Colts
#2 New York Jets 27 vs 24 #1 Indianapolis Colts
#2 New York Jets 13 vs 23 #1 Indianapolis Colts
#2 New York Jets 10 vs 17 #1 Indianapolis Colts
#2 New York Jets 14 vs 10 #1 Indianapolis Colts

Prediction Overall Votes
#2 New York Jets 4 vs 4 #1 Indianapolis Colts

Overall Scoring Average Prediction
#2 New York Jets 15 vs 18 #1 Indianapolis Colts

Preview:
There is only one thing that is a certainty in today’s AFC Championship Game, there will be a first-year NFL coach leading one of the team’s in Super Bowl XLIV. Either the Indianapolis Colts’ Jim Caldwell or the New York Jets’ Rex Ryan will earn the opportunity to possibly become just the third coach in NFL history to win the Super Bowl in their rookie coaching season.

After that, its anyone’s guess how this game will play out.

The AFC Championship game pits two teams with extremely contrasting styles. The Colts are a pass-happy squad that plays with finesse on both sides of the ball. The Jets are a grind-it-out running squad that plays with a smash-mouth attitude for sixty minutes.

The Jets defense led the NFL by allowing just 189 yards passing per game during the regular season, stunting its opponents with a solid pass rush and terrific man-to-man pass coverage led by All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis. The Colts offense rated second in the NFL in passing offense despite comfortably winning many of its games during the regular season.

While the Manning to Reggie Wayne combination still rated as tops in the NFL, it was the emergence of newcomers Austin Collie and Pierre Garcon that defined their successful season. With an expected Revis-Wayne matchup leaning to the Jets, Collie and Garcon must step up in the spotlight to ensure the Colts success on offense.

Expect the Colts to come out on top. The difference maker will be the seen at the quarterback position. If the Colts can get out to an early lead and push the Jets to pass the ball, expect Mark Sanchez to finally show that he is a mistake-prone rookie and the Colts will cruise to victory.

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 12:08 PM
INACTIVES

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FS Antoine Bethea
T Robert Diem
G Charlie Johnson

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WR Braylon Edwards
G Alan Faneca
RB Thomas Jones
TE Dustin Keller

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 12:44 PM
2009 AFC CHAMPIONSHIP - Game Report


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New York Jets (11-5) at Indianapolis Colts (15-1)

Manning shreads #1 Defense, Propell Colts to second Super Bowl in four years

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Pierre Garson got the only touchdown for the Colts but it was enough for the victory



Box Score
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN—

It was over when...
With 3:48 left in the 4th Quarter and on first down Joseph Addai ran 24 yards for the first down, the Colts kept the drive alive and ran out the clock to gain their second super bowl birth in four years.

Game Ball
Peyton Manning burned the #1 pass and total defense with 408 yards and a touchdown. He threw 2 interceptions but his lone touchdown was what kept the Jets at bay. He now has seven career 300-yard games in the playoffs, passing Kurt Warner and Joe Montana for the most all-time.

Key Stat
During the first Quarter the Jets converted 6 of 8 third down conversions but ended up going 8 of 17.

Noteworthy
Joseph Addai carried the ball 21 times for 95 yards and made 8 receptions for 59 yards. His fumble was taken back for the touchdown but he wiped it out with a solid performence.

Story
INDIANAPOLIS -- This is perfect for the Indianapolis Colts: They have Peyton Manning and they're back in the Super Bowl.

The Jets (12-5) missed alot of their big time players and it didn't stop as Mark Sanchez and Donald Strickland got hurt at intervals.

The Colts (16-1) battled with a tough Jets defense for the better part of most of the game. Peyton Manning threw all over the Jets but only had 1 touchdown in 52 throws.

Twice the Three time MVP had to overcome a deficit and twice succeded.

The Colts (16-1) are now headed back to the NFL title game for the second time in four years and their fourth Super Bowl in franchise history.

"The Defense was real tough but we knew that if we kept throwing they would crack" Manning said.

And so it did as the Colts put up over 260 yards in the second half.

Earlier in Week 16 after pulling starters the Jets smashed the Colts 38-0 and gave them all the motivation heading into the Playoffs.

"We knew the game was going to be a 4th quarter battle, we just had to keep going and be patient and things would go our way"

The Colts uncharacteristically struggled to get first downs, and settled for field goals instead of scoring touchdowns throughout the entire game.

But as Peyton Manning told the reports they did crack as Pierre Garson caught a 4 yard reception and turned it into a 71 yard touchdown run.

As the Jets were forced to punt with just four minutes left Peyton Manning and the Colts did their thing and closed the game out.

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 01:29 PM
Photos from 2009 AFC Championship

Joseph Addai rushes for the first down
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Darrell Revis collides with Reggie Wayne
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02-18-2010, 01:33 PM
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Predictions:
#2 Minnesota Vikings 31 - 24 #1 New Orleans Saints
#2 Minnesota Vikings 31 - 17 #1 New Orleans Saints
#2 Minnesota Vikings 17 - 30 #1 New Orleans Saints
#2 Minnesota Vikings 20 - 47 #1 New Orleans Saints
#2 Minnesota Vikings 34 - 27 #1 New Orleans Saints
#2 Minnesota Vikings 31 - 38 #1 New Orleans Saints
#2 Minnesota Vikings 31 - 28 #1 New Orleans Saints
#2 Minnesota Vikings 31 - 34 #1 New Orleans Saints
#2 Minnesota Vikings 30 - 27 #1 New Orleans Saints

Prediction Overall Votes
#2 Minnesota Vikings 5 - 4 #1 New Orleans Saints

Overall Scoring Average Prediction
#2 Minnesota Vikings 28 - 30 #1 New Orleans Saints

Preview:
Following a close 33-36 overtime victory over the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC Divisional Playoffs, the New Orleans Saints (16-1) host the Minnesota Vikings (14-3) in the NFC Championship Game at the Louisiana Superdome on Sunday. It marks the first time in franchise history that the Saints have hosted a conference championship and the winner will move on to represent the NFC in Super Bowl XLIV on Sunday, February 7.

Minnesota enters Sunday’s contest following a 13-35 win over the Arizona Cardinals at Mall of America Field. The Vikings are powered by a potent offense powered by Kiln, Mississippi native Brett Favre and RB Chester Taylor. In the regular season, Brees and Favre were at or near the top in most NFL passing categories. The Vikings also feature a ferocious defense that was ranked in the top ten in the NFL in the regular season, top ten against the run, led by DE Jared Allen who had 22 sacks.

Minnesota has won four straight over New Orleans, averaging 33.3 points.

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 01:40 PM
INACTIVES

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K John Carney

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C John Wade

RB Adrian Peterson healthy and will be ready to play

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 03:48 PM
2009 NFC CHAMPIONSHIP - Game Report


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Minnesota Vikings (13-3) at New Orleans Saints (15-1)

Who Dat in Super Bowl XLIV? The Saints, dat's who

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Garrett Hartley is hugged by his team-mates as he kicks the field goal as time expired



Box Score
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NEW ORLEANS, LA—

It was over when...
Garrett Hartley nailed a 46 yard field goal as time expired to send the New Orleans Saints to it's first Super Bowl in Franchise History.

Game Ball
Drew Brees remained poised all game as he completed 70% of his passes 29/41 and threw for 322 yards. He wrecked carnage all day as he perfectly placed 2 touchdowns in the endzone.

Key Stat
The Saints kept the Vikings one dimensional all game with detaining Adrian Peterson to 45 yards on an average of 3.0 per carry. Both Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush fumbled inside the 20 yard line but the Saints still one.

Noteworthy
Reggie Bush returned a punt 24 yards and also ran a 28 yard run to the one yard line.

Story
NEW ORLEANS -- A 46-yard field goal with time expiring by a little-known kicker could become as famous as jambalaya in these parts.

The New Orleans Saints, a team with no home and an uncertain future five years ago, are heading for their first Super Bowl. By battering Brett Favre and beating the Minnesota Vikings 20-17 Sunday, they set off celebrations on Bourbon Street that locals never could have imagined in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

"This is for the people of New Orleans who struggled so badly these past years" said the NFC Champion Coach Sean Payton.

The Aints and Garrett Hartley brought them their first Super Bowl berth since the Franchise began in 1967.

They sure are not the Aints no more. There going to the Super Bowl.

The Game began with both teams scoring on both of their opening posessions and then they locked horns and it became a defensive struggle.

Brett Favre tossed a 68 yard touchdown to start the biggest game the big easy has ever seen.

"It was the loudest i have ever heard that dome" shouted Drew Brees as he began celebrating after putting on a Quarterback Hall of Fame Calibre performence.

The Saints (17-1) will meet Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts (17-1) in the Super Bowl in two weeks in Miami. The Colts opened as 4-point favorites.

Notes: The crowd of 71,276 was the largest in the Superdome for a Saints game. ... Favre finished 20 of 32 for 256 yards. Brees went 29 of 41 for 322 yards and two TDs.

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 04:13 PM
Photos from 2009 NFC Championship

Adrian Peterson bursts through the gap for a 13 yard gain
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Phil Loadholt shows his pure power
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Brett Favre winces in pain after being taken to the ground
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Pierre Thomas shows his athletic ability
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Reggie Bush fumbles in a critical spot
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supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 04:27 PM
Super Bowl XLIV Media Day

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Reggie Bush Transcript

On the advantages of using a lot of motions on offense:

“It gives us an advantage to the extent that it is hard for defenses to key in on one person because we are constantly moving guys around, we are shifting, motioning. It can create confusion for defenses when you do that. Tampa Bay Buccaneers were one of the greatest shifting, motioning teams when (Jon) Gruden was (head coach). They created a lot of confusion. I feel like we are kind of similar to that. We create a lot of confusion with our offense and the formations that we run.”

On whether the pictures of him leaving a night club sent a bad message:

“It’s funny because that picture was actually of us walking into the club. They say that we were (leaving the club) at 3:30 am, but the picture they showed was us walking in to the club. That is the way it is. You are under the microscope. Sometimes things get twisted and stories get twisted. People are going to paint it the way they want to paint it.”

On not being the focal point of the offense:

“When I was at USC, I was not ‘the guy.’ I think I got a lot of attention. The athletes that we had at USC, we had Lendale (White), me, Dwayne Jarrett, Steve Smith and obviously (Matt) Leinart, we had some really good players. I wasn’t ‘the guy,’ but I got a lot of attention because of the big plays that I had and the big games that I had. That was a similar style offense as the one I’m playing in now, here with the Saints.”

On whether he is used to all the attention to his relationship:

“Yes. Right now we are used to it. Going into this Super Bowl there are over 7,000 different media outlets down here. Somebody’s going to see me, somewhere. Yesterday we (Kim Kardashian) were at a restaurant and I saw half of the reporters from New Orleans in the restaurant. It is what it is.”

On what type of music he listens to during pregame:

“I love music and it helps me focus a little more. I like to play songs that get me pumped up. I don’t narrow it down to one style of music. I listen to rock n’ roll, rap and a little r&b. I even throw some old school rock in there with some Bon Jovi. I’m a little everywhere.”



Sedrick Ellis Transcript

On how to defend Colts QB Peyton Manning:

“The most important thing is to understand what kind of player Peyton Manning is. Even if you get back there scott free, instead of taking a sack, he’ll go down himself. There are a lot of different factors to consider when trying to take down a quarterback. From the outside looking in, sacks are the most important thing or the most important stat in disrupting a quarterback, but there are a lot of other factors that go in it too, like batting balls, reads, not letting him get two or three reads and being able to put the ball where he wants it. All that factors in to being a good defense.”

On playing against a Hall of Fame quarterback:

]“Just as much as he’s been in this league, he’s human just like everybody else. He makes mistakes just like everyone else, he gets hit, it hurts just like everybody else. We played two Hall of Fame quarterbacks in this playoff stretch. That was my first time on the field with Brett Favre and after the first two minutes of the ‘Wow, I’m playing against Brett Favre,’ it kind of goes away. It’s a motivation factor. If I could sack Brett Favre or Peyton Manning, or Kurt Warner, those are the things you wish your whole life.”

On making it to the Super Bowl during Ellis’s second season:

“A lot of guys go their whole career and never make it. I’m really lucky. We have so many older guys on this team that have played, 10, 12, 13 years in this league and this is their first time getting to the Super Bowl. I’m definitely privileged. You look at these older guys, they don’t let you forget that you may not get back here. We have a coach, Joe Vitt, he’s been a coach in this league for 30-something years and this is his first time going to the Super Bowl. You understand that? When you look at it from that perspective, when you’re a young player, it’s about looking at it from this point. They are not going to have another chance. I may, or I may not, but a lot of these guys will never have another chance.”

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 04:50 PM
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supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 05:11 PM
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Predictions:
#1 Indianapolis Colts 31 - 24 #1 New Orleans Saints
#1 Indianapolis Colts 44 - 00 #1 New Orleans Saints
#1 Indianapolis Colts 31 - 21 #1 New Orleans Saints
#1 Indianapolis Colts 31 - 14 #1 New Orleans Saints
#1 Indianapolis Colts 28 - 31 #1 New Orleans Saints
#1 Indianapolis Colts 34 - 24 #1 New Orleans Saints
#1 Indianapolis Colts 44 - 34 #1 New Orleans Saints


Prediction Overall Votes
#1 Indianapolis Colts 6 - 1 #1 New Orleans Saints

Overall Scoring Average Prediction
#1 Indianapolis Colts 34 - 21 #1 New Orleans Saints

Preview
Obviously the sentimental favorite to win Super Bowl XLIV has to be the New Orleans Saints considering their franchise and fans have suffered through so many losing seasons and so little post-season success. The Saints have never so much as played in a Super Bowl while the Indianapolis Colts have a long illustrious history with five NFL championships under their belt, including four while they were still in Baltimore.

Saints Keys to Winning:

Keep Pressure on Manning - New Orleans' defense battered Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre in the NFC Championship, and they are going to have to knock Manning off his feet a few times as well if they hope to rattle him. They are probably going to have a little more trouble, however, with the Colts' offensive line.

Get an Early Lead - The Colts are at their most effective when they have the lead, so New Orleans can't afford to be trying to play catch up all day. If they are forced into throwing the ball time after time, the Colts' speedy defensive ends will simply pin their ears back and create havoc in the backfield.

Colts Keys to Winning:

Stop the Run - The Saints offense is so dangerous not only because they throw the ball so well, but because their effective run game gives them balance and makes it tough for defenses to key on one area. If the Colts can limit the run, they should control this game.

Don't Let Brees Get Comfortable - Manning may be on a level of his own, but Brees isn't that far behind. And if he has time and space to step into his throws he can get as hot as anyone in the league.

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 07:16 PM
Super Bowl XLIV - Game Report


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Indianapolis Colts (15-1) at New Orleans Saints (15-1)

Saints bring first Super Bowl title to New Orleans

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Reggie Bush runs into the endzone to Win the Super Bowl



Box Score
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MIAMI GARDENS, FLA—

It was over when...
With 6 minutes remaining in overtime Saints Running Back Reggie Bush went on a screen pass, caught the ball from Quarterback Drew Brees and entered the endzone to give the Saints it's first Super Bowl in in history.

Game Ball
Drew Brees booked himself as a first class hall of fame ballot with his MVP Performence in Super Bowl XLIV. Including breaking several records. He completed 48 of 59 passes for a completion percentage of 81% and threw for 468 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Key Stat
The Saints kept the Colts Quarterback Peyton Manning to just 189 yards throughout three quarters. This was the changing point as soon as he broke out he tore the Saints defense up.

Noteworthy
Robert Mathis sacked Drew Brees 3 times and recorded 7 tackles and a forced fumble. ... Jonathan Vilma had 7 tackles and the Saints lone sack.

Story
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The ultimate underdogs, they ain't. Not anymore. The Saints are Super Bowl champions now.

Drew Brees, Sean Payton and the entire city behind them overcame odds as the under dogs took home the Title in one of Sports Most Thrilling games.

It was the first Super Bowl to go to overtime. Some say Breesus was with the Saints as they won the coin toss at the start of the game and in Overtime in which they drove down the field to put the game away with a 1 yard screen pass to Reggie Bush.

"Four years ago, who ever thought this would be happening when 85 percent of the city was under water from (Hurricane) Katrina," Brees said. "Most people not knowing if New Orleans would ever come back or if the organization and the team would come back. ... This is the culmination of that belief and that faith."

The Saints (18-1) won three postseason games this winter after winning only two in the previous 42 years. They beat Dallas, Minnesota and Indianapolis (17-2) -- all division winners.

"Everybody back in New Orleans gets a piece of this trophy," Brees said.

"I think I could kiss him," owner Tom Benson said.

"Look around the stadium," linebacker Scott Fujita said. "It was like 6- or 7-to-1 (Saints fans). The black and gold just poured into Miami.

"The whole world was behind us. This was bigger than just a game for the Saints. We are the world's team."

supa_fly_steeler
02-18-2010, 07:36 PM
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Photos

Indianapolis Colts run out of the Tunnel
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Moments before Kickoff
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supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 10:19 AM
NFL Player & Coach of the Year Awards

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Drew Brees took home the award last night as he threw for 4550 yards and completed 445 of 646 throws and threw 41 touchdowns and just 7 interceptions. He was sacked 49 times but gained a 105.4 Quarterback Rating.

Sean Payton was awarded Coach of the Year after taking them to a 14-0 start and ending the season with a Super Bowl win Over the Colts.

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 10:21 AM
fixed some minor record mistakes in the game reports of conference and super bowl.

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 10:22 AM
Final Roster

ROSTER BREAKDOWN
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Offensive Players
NO PLAYER POS OVR SAL YRL AGE HT WT
16 C.Batch QB 73 $900K 1 34 6'2" 216
7 B.Roethlisbergr QB 93 $99.50M 7 27 6'5" 241
2 D.Dixon QB 73 $1.28M 3 24 6'3" 195
21 M.Moore HB 81 $4.95M 3 27 5'11" 209
39 W.Parker HB 82 $13.60M 4 28 5'10" 209
34 R.Mendenhall HB 83 $9.86M 5 22 5'10" 225
44 F.Summers FB 67 $1.30M 3 23 5'10" 240
17 M.Wallace WR 75 $1.74M 3 23 6'0" 199
86 H.Ward WR 90 $25.50M 5 33 6'0" 205
10 S.Holmes WR 91 $8.11M 5 25 5'11" 189
14 L.Sweed WR 72 $3.27M 4 24 6'4" 220
11 S.Logan WR 69 $800K 2 28 5'6" 180
83 H.Miller TE 89 $35.30M 6 26 6'5" 256
89 M.Spaeth TE 73 $1.68M 3 25 6'7" 270
85 D.Johnson TE 65 $1.14M 3 22 6'2" 260
78 M.Starks LT 86 $26.30M 4 27 6'8" 337
66 T.Hills LT 69 $1.46M 3 24 6'5" 304
68 C.Kemoeatu LG 76 $20.00M 5 26 6'3" 344
73 R.Foster LG 72 $1.17M 3 23 6'6" 325
62 J.Hartwig C 87 $8.00M 4 30 6'4" 312
64 D.Legursky C 69 $380K 1 23 6'1" 323
60 G.Warren RG 51 $2.40M 3 27 6'3" 252
65 K.Urbik RG 73 $1.20M 3 23 6'5" 323
79 T.Essex RG 79 $1.92M 2 26 6'5" 324
74 W.Colon RT 84 $2.20M 1 26 6'3" 315

Defensive Players
NO PLAYER POS OVR SAL YRL AGE HT WT
90 T.Kirschke LE 75 $2.28M 2 35 6'3" 298
91 A.Smith LE 91 $24.50M 5 33 6'5" 298
96 Z.Hood LE 74 $8.70M 5 22 6'3" 300
99 B.Keisel RE 81 $18.89M 5 30 6'5" 285
93 N.Eason RE 69 $620K 1 29 6'3" 305
77 R.Harris DT 67 $2.00M 2 23 6'5" 321
98 C.Hampton DT 94 $22.75M 5 32 6'1" 325
76 C.Hoke DT 82 $6.00M 4 33 6'2" 305
54 A.Frazier LOLB 65 $1.38M 2 27 6'5" 245
56 L.Woodley LOLB 87 $3.60M 4 24 6'2" 265
51 J.Farrior MLB 98 $18.25M 5 34 6'2" 243
49 R.Boiman MLB 69 $2.30M 2 29 6'4" 242
57 K.Fox MLB 74 $1.80M 2 27 6'3" 245
94 L.Timmons MLB 82 $12.00M 5 23 6'1" 232
92 J.Harrison ROLB 94 $51.18M 6 31 6'0" 242
55 P.Bailey ROLB 65 $380K 1 24 6'4" 235
53 J.Williams ROLB 63 $0K 0 23 6'2" 216
20 K.Lewis CB 68 $1.20M 3 23 6'1" 197
27 J.Burnett CB 67 $1.30M 3 22 5'11" 183
26 D.Townsend CB 72 $8.00M 4 33 5'10" 190
24 I.Taylor CB 80 $23.50M 5 29 6'2" 195
37 A.Madison CB 62 $1.54M 2 28 5'9" 180
22 W.Gay CB 75 $1.22M 3 24 5'10" 198
28 T.Fisher CB 72 $1.27M 1 29 5'10" 189
29 R.Mundy FS 69 $380K 1 24 6'1" 215
25 R.Clark FS 87 $7.00M 4 30 5'11" 205
23 T.Carter SS 74 $2.40M 3 33 5'9" 195
43 T.Polamalu SS 99 $33.00M 5 28 5'10" 207

Special Teams Players
NO PLAYER POS OVR SAL YRL AGE HT WT
3 J.Reed K 84 $7.50M 5 30 5'11" 225
9 D.Sepulveda P 84 $1.20M 3 25 6'3" 230

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supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 10:22 AM
Individual Stats from 2009 Season

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PASSING CMP ATT YDS PCT YPA SACK TD INT LONG RATING
Dennis Dixon 12 13 175 92 13.4 0 1 0 26 144.3
Ben Roethlisbergr 325 540 4108 60 7.6 30 27 13 72 90.5
Willie Parker 1 2 5 50 2.5 0 0 0 5 56.2
Rashard Mendenhall 0 5 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 39.6

RUSHING ATT YDS AVG LONG TD FUM
Rashard Mendenhall 267 1127 4.2 49 6 11
Willie Parker 152 489 3.2 30 2 0
Ben Roethlisbergr 23 96 4.1 14 0 2
Mewelde Moore 27 88 3.2 15 1 0
David Johnson 11 17 1.5 9 0 2
Dennis Dixon 3 10 3.3 12 1 0
Daniel Sepulveda 2 8 4.0 11 0 0
Matt Spaeth 1 6 6.0 6 0 0
Mike Wallace 1 4 4.0 4 0 0

RECEIVING REC YDS AVG LONG TD DROP YAC
Santonio Holmes 119 1458 12.2 41 14 9 269
Hines Ward 73 830 11.3 33 1 13 294
Mike Wallace 41 795 19.3 46 7 16 87
Heath Miller 44 721 16.3 72 2 9 152
Rashard Mendenhall 31 233 7.5 21 4 3 175
Limas Sweed 9 107 11.8 44 0 5 25
David Johnson 9 59 6.5 16 0 0 21
Willie Parker 5 29 5.7 12 0 0 18
Stefan Logan 2 21 10.5 14 0 0 16
Matt Spaeth 2 13 6.5 11 0 0 3

KICKING FGM FGA PCT FGSBLOCKED XPA XPM PCT XPSBLOCKED KICKOFFS TOUCHBACKS
Jeff Reed 33 40 82 0 39 37 94 0 1 0
Daniel Sepulveda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 82 2

PUNTING ATT YDS AVG LONG BLOCKS IN20 TOUCHBACKS
Daniel Sepulveda 59 2604 44.1 81 0 14 10
Ben Roethlisbergr 1 36 36.0 36 0 0 1

KICK RETURNS ATT YDS AVG TD LONG
Heath Miller 1 31 31.0 0 31
Stefan Logan 49 1228 25.0 1 96
Mewelde Moore 4 95 23.7 0 28
Matt Spaeth 1 10 10.0 0 10
David Johnson 2 5 2.5 0 6
Willie Parker 1 1 1.0 0 1
William Gay 0 0 0.0 0 0
Santonio Holmes 1 0 0.0 0 0

PUNT RETURNS ATT YDS AVG LONG TD
Stefan Logan 40 504 12.5 31 0
William Gay 3 28 9.3 18 0
Mewelde Moore 0 0 0.0 0 0
Heath Miller 0 0 0.0 0 0
David Johnson 0 0 0.0 0 0
Matt Spaeth 0 0 0.0 0 0
Santonio Holmes 0 0 0.0 0 0
Willie Parker 0 0 0.0 0 0

DEFENSE TOT LOSS SACK FF FREC YDS TD INT RET AVG DEFLECTIONS SAFETIES CTH ALLOW BIG HITS
Lawrence Timmons 91 15 5 0 0 0 0 2 19 9.5 9 0 7 2
James Farrior 79 17 2 2 0 0 0 1 15 15.0 16 0 10 3
William Gay 75 3 1 1 1 30 0 1 -2 -2.0 24 0 33 7
Ryan Clark 66 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 8 8.0 13 0 7 1
James Harrison 65 16 10 0 0 0 0 1 6 6.0 7 0 9 1
LaMarr Woodley 64 15 15 0 0 0 0 1 16 16.0 10 0 6 7
Troy Polamalu 59 3 2 0 1 0 1 2 97 48.5 6 0 11 2
Aaron Smith 37 9 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 1 0
Casey Hampton 29 7 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Deshea Townsend 29 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 0 11 1
Tyrone Carter 28 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 4 1
Travis Fisher 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 7 0 5 1
Brett Keisel 24 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 1 0
Ike Taylor 17 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 29 29.0 8 0 10 1
Keenan Lewis 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 5 4
Andre Frazier 10 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Patrick Bailey 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 1
Ryan Mundy 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 1
Joe Burnett 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 1 0
David Johnson 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Justin Hartwig 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Daniel Sepulveda 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Heath Miller 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Keyaron Fox 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Ziggy Hood 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Greg Warren 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Limas Sweed 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Rashard Mendenhall 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Willie Colon 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Ben Roethlisbergr 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Chris Hoke 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0
Travis Kirschke 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Matt Spaeth 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Santonio Holmes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Trai Essex 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Max Starks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Hines Ward 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Mike Wallace 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Willie Parker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

BLOCKING PANCAKES SACKS ALLOWED
Max Starks 78 1
Willie Colon 48 6
Heath Miller 43 1
Trai Essex 41 1
Chris Kemoeatu 39 4
Justin Hartwig 30 4
Hines Ward 21 0
Matt Spaeth 17 0
Santonio Holmes 8 0
Mike Wallace 7 0
David Johnson 6 0
Rashard Mendenhall 6 0
Limas Sweed 3 0
Greg Warren 1 0
Willie Parker 1 0
Mewelde Moore 1 0

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 10:56 AM
Ben Roethlisberger wins Steeler Player of the Year

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Rejoice you must as Ben Roethlisberger had one of his better seasons as an NFL Elite Quarterback.

"The Award is totally flattering" Said the two time super bowl winning Quarterback "I couldn't not of done it without the help of Bruce Arians my O-Line, Hines, Tone Heath and Mike, they all did a great job, we earned this together"

Ben Roethlisberger became the first NFL Quarterback to throw for 570+ Yards and nearly the first in attempts but that didn't stop him becoming the first Pittsburgh Steeler to throw for 4000 yards.

Despite going 8-8 after a 6-2 start Ben Roethlisberger had thrown 17 touchdowns (at that time led the NFL) and just 5 interceptions.

As the Steelers season went disastrous in the next two games he threw 6 interceptions and just 1 touchdown.

In the last five games he finished strong throwing for 1483 yards (296.9 per game) and 9 touchdowns and just two interceptions.

He was orginally voted to the Pro Bowl but the Colts withdrew Peyton Manning for health reasons, but if cleared Peyton will be the third Quarterback and not Ben Roethlisberger.

Ben Roethlisberger Game Log Stats

Week Team Stats
01 Tenenessee 19/33 207 YDS 57.6% 2 TD 0 INT
02 Chicago 18/33 253 YDS 54.5% 0 TD 2 INT
03 Cincinnati 17/25 233 YDS 68.0% 3 TD 0 INT
04 San Diego 17/24 172 YDS 70.8% 3 TD 0 INT
05 Detroit 28/43 478 YDS 65.1% 4 TD 1 INT
06 Cleveland 06/22 097 YDS 27.3% 1 TD 1 INT
07 Minnesota 30/48 413 YDS 62.5% 3 TD 1 INT
08 BYE
09 Denver 20/31 234 YDS 64.5% 1 TD 0 INT
10 Cincinnati 21/36 242 YDS 58.3% 0 TD 2 INT
11 Kansas City 28/53 296 YDS 52.8% 1 TD 4 INT
12* Baltimore
13 Oakland 44/65 574 YDS 67.7% 5 TD 0 INT
14 Cleveland 15/24 156 YDS 62.5% 0 TD 1 INT
15 Green Bay 21/36 267 YDS 58.3% 1 TD 0 INT
16 Baltimore 31/51 359 YDS 60.8% 2 TD 1 INT
17 Miami 10/16 127 YDS 62.5% 1 TD 0 INT

Overall 325/540 4108 YDS 60% 27 TD 13 INT

*=Injured

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 11:03 AM
LaMarr Woodley tackles his way to Steelers Defensive MVP of the Year

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Is there a better pass rusher in the AFC or NFC like LaMarr Woodley who was double teamed all year long and was one sack shy of tying the Most Sacks in Steeler history set 1 year before by counterpart James Harrison.

"Man i don't know what to say, go hard i guess, i just want to say thanks to Dick Lebeau inventing me in this league, he's the sack machine" said Woodley who took the prestigious award home.

Just as he was about to step down from the podium he left one last message "Philip Rivers, I'm coming for you in the playoff's next year"



LaMarr Woodley Game Log Stats

Week Team Stats
01 Tenenessee 4 TAK 0 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
02 Chicago 4 TAK 2 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
03 Cincinnati 7 TAK 2 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
04 San Diego 3 TAK 0 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
05 Detroit 3 TAK 1 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
06 Cleveland 6 TAK 1 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
07 Minnesota 5 TAK 2 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
08 BYE
09 Denver 4 TAK 0 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
10 Cincinnati 4 TAK 0 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
11 Kansas City 4 TAK 0 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
12 Baltimore 6 TAK 2 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
13 Oakland 3 TAK 2 SCK 0 FF 1 INT
14 Cleveland 4 TAK 1 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
15 Green Bay 3 TAK 2 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
16 Baltimore 2 TAK 0 SCK 0 FF 0 INT
17 Miami 2 TAK 0 SCK 0 FF 0 INT

Overall 64 TAK 15 SCK 0 FF 1 INT

*=Injured

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 11:10 AM
Mendenhall runs away with Most Improved Steeler Award

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After breaking his Collarbone early in the 2008 Super Bowl season Critics were labelling the most hyped Running Back aside from Darren McFadden in the 2008 Draft "A Bust". Mendenhall was out to prove them wrong this season and did just that.

In his first full season as a starter he rushed for over 1000 yards and had 7 touchdowns and 11 fumbles. The Fumbles stat is deciving as he fumbled 6 of them receptions and also added four touchdowns through the air.

"Thanks to the Fans who voted me in for this *thumps chest* I'm just gonna keep improving enough to get better and better each year"


Rashard Mendenhall Game Log Stats

Week Team Stats
01 Tenenessee 08 ATT 032 YDS 4.0 AVG 0 TD 1 FUM
02 Chicago 15 ATT 065 YDS 4.3 AVG 0 TD 2 FUM
03* Cincinnati
04 San Diego 30 ATT 189 YDS 6.3 AVG 1 TD 0 FUM
05 Detroit 10 ATT 036 YDS 3.6 AVG 0 TD 0 FUM
06 Cleveland 16 ATT 049 YDS 3.1 AVG 0 TD 1 FUM
07 Minnesota 09 ATT 018 YDS 2.0 AVG 0 TD 1 FUM
08 BYE
09 Denver 48 ATT 245 YDS 5.1 AVG 2 TD 0 FUM
10 Cincinnati 14 ATT 065 YDS 4.6 AVG 1 TD 0 FUM
11 Kansas City 10 ATT 009 YDS 0.9 AVG 0 TD 0 FUM
12 Baltimore 25 ATT 069 YDS 2.8 AVG 0 TD 0 FUM
13 Oakland 26 ATT 093 YDS 3.6 AVG 1 TD 1 FUM
14 Cleveland 18 ATT 031 YDS 1.7 AVG 0 TD 2 FUM
15 Green Bay 06 ATT 017 YDS 2.8 AVG 0 TD 0 FUM
16 Baltimore 12 ATT 063 YDS 5.3 AVG 0 TD 3 FUM
17 Miami 20 ATT 146 YDS 7.2 AVG 1 TD 0 FUM

Overall 267 ATT 1127 YDS 4.2 AVG 6 TD 11 FUM

*=Injured

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 11:26 AM
Mike Wallace flashes brilliance wins Steelers Rookie of the Year Award

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The Steelers have found a star reciever to start when Hines Ward retires. Mike Wallace.

Not many people knew this kid who was born in New Orleans and played collegiate football for Ole Miss.

Some Knew him as the second fastest combine sprinter from 2009.

Everyone Knows Mike Wallace the Wide Reciever from the Pittsburgh Steelers.

He relentlessly burned top Cornerbacks this year in Cortland Finnegan, Charles Woodson and Nnamdi Asomugha the list goes on but the mentioned are some of the best of the NFL.

"I'm gonna have to say i couldn't of done it without Santonio and Hines, they taught me alot this season i want to share the award with them" Said Mike Wallace who is no longer a rookie.

He finished fourth in NFL Rookie of the Year and 2nd in the AFC behind Knowshon Moreno.

Mike Wallace Game Log Stats

Week Team Stats
01 Tenenessee 03 REC 051 YDS 17.0 AVG 1 TD
02 Chicago 02 REC 057 YDS 28.5 AVG 0 TD
03 Cincinnati 06 REC 106 YDS 17.7 AVG 2 TD
04 San Diego 01 REC 032 YDS 32.0 AVG 0 TD
05 Detroit 02 REC 021 YDS 10.5 AVG 0 TD
06 Cleveland 00 REC 000 YDS 00.0 AVG 0 TD
07 Minnesota 05 REC 095 YDS 19.0 AVG 1 TD
08 BYE
09 Denver 01 REC 017 YDS 17.0 AVG 0 TD
10 Cincinnati 02 REC 039 YDS 19.5 AVG 0 TD
11 Kansas City 01 REC 046 YDS 46.0 AVG 1 TD
12 Baltimore 01 REC 013 YDS 13.0 AVG 0 TD
13 Oakland 10 REC 165 YDS 16.5 AVG 1 TD
14 Cleveland 00 REC 000 YDS 00.0 AVG 0 TD
15 Green Bay 03 REC 060 YDS 20.0 AVG 0 TD
16 Baltimore 03 REC 054 YDS 18.0 AVG 1 TD
17 Miami 01 REC 039 YDS 39.0 AVG 0 TD

Overall 41 REC 795 YDS 19.3 AVG 7 TD

*=Injured

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 12:13 PM
Free Agency:William Gay
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After the 2008 Super Bowl winning season Bryan McFadden left to join the Arizona Cardinals for $5M a year.

The Steelers were left with William Gay who had impressed them during the 2008 season.

The Steelers secondary in 2009 was the worse it had been all decade apart from 2006. It only achieved 10 interceptions, the lowest in the league. Ike Taylor and William Gay combined for a misely two interceptions.

Will He Return? He most likely will return cheaply. He led all Cornerbacks in tackles and had the most pass defelections in the league.

William Gay

Tackles:75
Interceptions:1
Sacks:1
Forced Fumbles:1
Fumble Recoveries:1
Deflections:24
Catches Allowed:33

Bryan McFadden

Tackles:18
Interceptions:4
Sacks:0
Forced Fumbles:0
Fumble Recoveries:0
Deflections:6
Catches Allowed:18

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 03:08 PM
One More Season
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Dick Lebeau will return one more season

Legendary Hall of Fame Defensive Co-Ordinator Dick Lebeau has agreed to be the Steelers defensive Co-Ordinator for one more year before finally retiring after serving in the National Football League for 53 years.

"Were going to give him is due, one final ring" said James Harrison.

In Other news the Steelers fired Speical Teams Coach Bob Ligashesky and hired Bobby April.

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 03:20 PM
Done and Dusted

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Brett Favre has hanged his cleats up for the last time

Big names such as Brett Favre, Al Harris, Terrell Owens and Kurt Warner has faxed in their retirement letters this morning.

Some of the Big Names Included

Kerry Collins, Brett Favre, Kurt Warner, Terrell Owens, Al Harris, Ronde Barber, Derrick Mason, Donald Driver, Marvin Harrison, Isaac Bruce, Kevin Mawae, Jason Taylor, Mike Vrabel, Walt Harris, Nick Harper, Brian Dawkins.

The Steelers that retired are

Charlie Batch, Tyrone Carter, Deshea Townsend and Travis Kirschke

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 07:40 PM
Turning a Profit

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Dollars and Sense
by Mike Nathan
Special Contributor
www.nfl.com/steelers/2010/dollars_and_sense

The financial results for the 2009 season have been released.

The Pittsburgh Steelers ended up making a profit, clearing almost $85.0M despite going 8-8 and missing the playoffs after a Super Bowl winning season just a year before.

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 08:01 PM
Asomaghua to Pittsburgh?
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Nnamdi Asomugha may land in Pittsburgh
by Mike Nathan
Special Contributor
nfl.com/raiders/2010/offseason/releases/al_davis_terminates_cornerbacks_contract

The Oakland Raiders are likely to release Cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha due to problems with the money cap.

Pittsburgh are one of the many teams interested that recorded a league low 10 interceptions during 2010.

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 08:12 PM
Successful Negotations go in favor for Pittsburgh

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Clark, Colon & Reed all sign contracts
by Mike Nathan
Special Contributor
www.nfl.com/steelers/2010/offseason/clark_and_others_sign (www.nfl.com)

Ryan Clark and others will stay a Steeler. Willie Parker will not.


Player OVR Contract Offered Compensastion
William Gay 75 $1.85M/$0K/1Yr/PIT
Daniel Sepulveda 84 $1.85M/$0K/1Yr/PIT
Jeff Reed *Franchised* 84 $2.90M/$0K/1Yr/PIT


Ryan Clark 87 $7.29M/$870K/3Yr/PIT
Johnny Williams 63 $1.61M/$180k/2Yr/PIT
Stefan Logan 69 $2.20M/$280K/2Yr/PIT
Ryan Mundy 69 $1.14M/$180K/2Yr/PIT


Willie Colon 84 $15.25M/$3.65M/4Yr/PIT
Casey Hampton 94 $34.10M/$7.85M/5Yr/PIT

supa_fly_steeler
02-19-2010, 09:07 PM
Free Agency Opens, Steelers lay low as usual

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Jamal Lewis and Isaac Redman are signed

Willie Parker is the latest Steeler to join the Arizona Cardinals and Jamal Brown with his third team will be his his third AFC North team, only the Bengals leave him without moving all around the same division.

The Jets aquired Nnamdi Asomaghua to join forces with Darrell Revis and Kerry Rhodes. Talk about domination with the #1 ranked defence in pass and run and also total.

Isaac Redman was signed off the practise squad to the Steelers.


Player OVR Contract Offered
Nnamdi Asomugha 93 $20.66M/$5.40M/3Yr/NYJ
Greg Ellis 90 $15.44M/$3.57M/3Yr/TEN
Kellen Winslow 89 $9.47M/$1.89M/3Yr/MIN
Jamal Lewis 79 $1.46M/$420K/1Yr/PIT

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 08:17 AM
2010 NFL DRAFT ORDER

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Pick Team
1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2 Buffalo Bills
3 St Louis Rams
4 Oakland Raiders
5 Detroit Lions
6 Washington Redskins
7 Denver Broncos
8 Kansas City Chiefs
9 Jacksonville Jaguars
10 San Francisco 49ers
11 Cleveland Browns
12 New York Giants
13 San Francisco 49ers
14 Seattle Seahawks
15 Houston Texans
16 Miami Dolphins
17 Seattle Seahawks
18 Pittsburgh Steelers
19 Kansas City Chiefs
20 Tennessee Titans
21 Philadelphia Eagles
22 Green Bay Packers
23 New England Patriots
24 Cincinnati Bengals
25 Arizona Cardinals
26 Dallas Cowboys
27 Baltimore Ravens
28 San Diego Chargers
29 New York Jets
30 Minnesota Vikings
31 Indianapolis Colts
32 New Orleans Saints

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 08:48 AM
Projected First Round Prospects


Name College Position Projected
D.Morgan Georgia Tech RE Top 5
R.Okung Oklahoma State LT Top 5
J.Clausen Notre Dame QB Top 5
S.Bradford Oklahoma QB Top 5
D.Bryant Oklahoma State WR Top 5
A.Davis Rutgers LT Top 10
E.Berry Tennessee FS Top 10
T.Mays USC FS Top 10
R.Gronkowski Arizona TE Top 10
N.Suh Nebraska DT Top 10
J.Haden Florida CB 1st
V.Eskridge ECU FS 1st
E.Thomas Texas FS 1st
R.Sapp Clemson ROLB 1st
G.McCoy Oklahoma DT 1st
C.Spiller Clemson RB 1st
S.Kindle Texas LOLB 1st
T.Williams Oklahoma RT 1st
D.Warren Michigan CB 1st
D.Williams Tennessee DT 1st
C.Dunlap Florida LE 1st
J.Gresham Fresno State TE 1st
M.Lupati Idaho LG 1st
K.Wilson Boise State CB 1st
G.Tate Notre Dame WR 1st
B.Graham Michigan ROLB 1st
R.McClain Alabama MLB 1st
K.O'Dowd USC C 1st
M.Rolle Florida State SS 1st
B.Campbell Maryland LT 1st

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 09:19 AM
Scouting Combine Over, Draftees Visit the Burgh

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Steelers interested in Earl Thomas
by Mike Nathan
Special Contributor
EASPORTS.COM

The Pittsburgh Steelers hosted FS Earl Thomas (Texas) for a pre day draft visit. The Steelers are said to be very interested in Earl Thomas and FS Eric Berry (Tenn).

Others that excited the Steelers Scouts were Running Back Anthony Dixon and Myron Rolle.

The Steelers hosted Eric Berry, Earl Thomas, Rolando McClain, Myron Rolle, Sean Weatherspoon, Anthony Dixon, Dexter McCluster and Micah Johnson all for visits.

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 11:32 AM
Steelers trade up to 14th

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by Mike Nathan
Special Contributor
EASPORTS.COM

The Steelers traded Mewelde Moore, Trai Essex (Pro Bowl 09) and it's 18th overall pick to trade down 4 spots with the Seattle Seahawks for the 14th overall selection.

Seattle now select at 17th and 18th.

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 11:56 AM
With the 14th Overall Selection

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Welcome to Steeler Nation Earl Thomas
by Mike Nathan
Special Contributor
EASPORTS.COM

The last time the Steelers traded up they selected Strong Safety Troy Polamalu with the 16th overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft. 10 years later the Steelers trade up 4 spots to the 14th overall pick and select Free Safety Earl Thomas out of Texas.

"He's a phenominal player, we weren't sure if he was going to be there at pick 18 so the night before we traded up to be on the safe side" said Coach Mike Tomlin.

"He's the player we want at Safety"

Earl Thomas may start at Cornerback the forthcoming season where William Gay was before.

"Were exploring the options of the versatility of Earl, were looking to see if he can play some Cornerback and Safety next season"

The Night before Earl knew he was going to be playing for the unprecedented six time Super Bowl Champions the Pittsburgh Steelers.

"Coach phoned me up the night before (the draft) and told me were trading up to select me" Said Thomas "I was blown away they were the only ones that gave me a phone call the past 2 days up till the draft"

"I'm ready to be a Steeler i'm gonna work hard and show Pittsburgh that it was a good deal trading up for me"

In other news the Steelers released Linebacker Rocky Boiman.

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 12:20 PM
1st Round Draft Results

1 TB Derrick Morgan RE/Georgia Tech
2 BUF Russell Okung LT/Oklahoma ST.
3 STL Jimmy Clausen QB/Notre Dame
4 OAK Sam Bradford QB/Oklahoma
5 DET Dez Bryant WR/Maryland
6 KC Anthony Davis LT/Rutgers
7 DEN Eric Berry FS/Tennessee
8 WAS Bruce Campbell LT/Maryland
9 JAX Jermaine Gresham TE/Oklahoma
10 SF Ndamukong Suh DT/Nebraska
11 CLE Joe Haden CB/Florida
12 NYG Did not Select
13 SF Sergio Kindle LOLB/Texas
14 PIT* Earl Thomas FS/Texas
15 ARI Gerald McCoy DT/Oklahoma
16 MIA Ricky Sapp ROLB/Clemson
17 SEA* Trent Williams RT/Oklahoma
18 SEA Donovan Warren CB/Michigan
19 KC Morgan Burnett FS/Georgia Tech
20 TEN Everson Griffen LE/S. Carolina
21 PHI Brandon Graham ROLB/Michigan
22 GB Mike Lupati LG/Idaho
23 NE Navorro Bowman LOLB/Penn State
24 CIN Rob Gronkowski TE/Arizona
25 HOU C.J. Spiller RB/Clemson
26 DAL Taylor Mays FS/USC
27 BAL Maurkice Pouncey C/Florida
28 SD Jason Fox LT/Florida
29 NYJ Carlos Dunlap LE/Florida
30 MIN Kristofer O'Dowd C/USC
31 IND Rolando McClain MLB/Alabama
32 NO Major Wright FS/Florida

*=Traded RB Mewelde Moore, RG Trai Essex and Pick 18 to the Seahawks in exchange for pick 14

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 03:04 PM
Rhodes Scholar falls to Pittsburgh

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The Academic student lands with Pittsburgh
by Mike Nathan
Special Contributor
EASPORTS.COM

It's not every day a Rhodes Scholar enters a NFL Draft. Myron Rolle was picked 50th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers

"Not only is he academically gifted he has the physical tools and intelligence to prosper at the safety position in the NFL" said Tomlin over the interview at the NFL Network in the Draft Room.

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 03:10 PM
Dexter runs home and rejoins Mike Wallace

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Speedster selected to replace Willie Parker
by Mike Nathan
Special Contributor
EASPORTS.COM

With the 82nd overall selection in the 2010 NFL Draft the Pittsburgh Steelers select:Dexter McCluster, running back out of Ole Miss.

The Steelers will have high hopes on the speedy running back as he becomes the second consecutive Ole Miss selected in the third round by the Steelers in two years (the other being Mike Wallace)

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 03:12 PM
Farrior's Replacement?

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Kentucky Linebacker selected 114th
by Mike Nathan
Special Contributor
EASPORTS.COM

The Kentucky Linebacker known for being a plus for stopping the run has been drafted by the Steelers.

More to come~

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 03:13 PM
Home Sweet Home

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Dorin Dickerson's dream come true
by Mike Nathan
Special Contributor
EASPORTS.COM

"Man it's a dream come true i guess" Said Dickerson to the local media as he was shopping just hours after being selected.

"I don't have to move anywhere it's a real bonus"

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 03:14 PM
Last Two Selections

178th QB M. Kafka
210th LB K.Misi

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 08:26 PM
Training Camp Considered a Success

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Starting Places up for Grabs
by Mike Nathan
Special Contributor
EASPORTS.COM

The Steelers wrapped up their Training Camp schedule ahead of facing the Bengals in Pre-Season week 1.

"It's surprising were facing a rival during the pre-season i guess for ratings" said Roethlisberger.

He will try to outplay Carson Palmer who's coming off a 5000 yard passing season. But Dennis Dixon will be the main Quarterback taking snaps.

The Steelers could face the Bengals up to four times this year, even five if they had made the playoffs in the 2009 season.

Mike Tomlin on being if selected as the opener against the Saints "Were ready for anyone this year"

Pre-Season Battles

Jamal Lewis vs Isaac Redman
One of these Running Backs will be released whoever falls short of expectations or get's outplayed by the other.

CFL Studs
Derrick Doggett and Renauld Williams will play alot at special teams, it might save them a roster spot.

Earl Thomas vs William Gay
The Texas future start who is playing at Free-Safety may start the season at Cornerback if he outplays his teammate.

Micah Johnson vs James Farrior
In the second half of the 2009 season after leading the AFCN in tackles his performence dipped big time and Lawrence Timmons took over with 91 tackles.
Micah Johnson could push for playing time if he impresses scouts

Pre Season Schedule
Sat 7PM vs Bengals
Fri 8PM vs Rams
Thur 8PM at Lions
Sat 8PM at Jets

supa_fly_steeler
02-20-2010, 08:39 PM
Pre-Season Power Rankings

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Team Overall's next to Team Rating.

01.Colts (92)
02.Saints (89)
03.Jets (86)
04.Chargers (88)
05.Cowboys (86)
06.Ravens (87)
07.Bengals (86)
08.Eagles (88)
09.Titans (86)
10.Steelers (89)
11.Giants (87)
12.Patriots (88)
13.Falcons (87)
14.Vikings (88)
15.Packers (86)
16.Texans (86)
17.49ers (84)
18.Panthers (86)
19.Dolphins (83)
20.Seahawks (85)
21.Jaguars (83)
22.Bears (86)
23.Redskins (85)
24.Broncos (85)
25.Cardinals (85)
26.Browns (82)
27.Chiefs (81)
28.Lions (80)
29.Bills (83)
30.Rams (82)
31.Raiders (82)
32.Buccaneers (80)

supa_fly_steeler
02-21-2010, 09:30 AM
NFL Pre Season Week 1 - Game Report


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Cincinnti Bengals(0-0) at Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0)

Redzone Redman powers Steelers to victory

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Isaac Redman combined for 126 all purpose yards



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
In Overtime Isaac Redman rushed home a 72 yard run to give the Steelers a 1-0 start in the pre-season.


Mike Kafka 11/17 109 YDS
Isaac Redman 6 ATT 84 YDS 1TD
Tyler Girsham 2 REC 19 YDS
Earl Thomas 5 TAK
Derrick Doggett 4 TAK 1 SCK

J.T Sullivan 09/15 72 YDS
Cedric Benson 12 ATT 17 YDS
Jerome Simpson 6 REC 80 YDS
Keith Rivers 5 TAK 1 FF 1 FR

supa_fly_steeler
02-21-2010, 09:40 AM
Photos from NFL Pre-Season Week 1

Fans enter the stadium before kickoff
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Mike Wallace catches a ball against the Bengals, the Steelers went onto win in overtime, 19-13
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The Steelers Defense puts up a goaline stand and prevents a touchdown
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Earl Thomas nearly forces a fumble on his debut, he registered five tackles as the Steelers went onto win in overtime, 19-13
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P.S. Just rushing the pre-season with stats ect

supa_fly_steeler
02-21-2010, 11:50 AM
Saints and Steelers chosen as Opener
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The 2008 XLIII Champions will host the 2009 Defending Super Bowl XLIV Champions in the NFL 2010 Kickoff Game.

The Steelers will host the Saints, for the first time since it's induction the away team will not host the game, but for the 7th year in a row they will partake in the event.

"It's what we need, we want the defending champs to come into our house for a primetime game, we wouldn't of cared less if we had to go to their house" commented Steelers Quarterback "Were Ready" said Mike Tomlin.

Steelers Pre-Season Record
2-2

Bengals Won 19-13
Rams Lost 29-49
Lions Won 16-13
Jets Lost 7-20

17.5 points per game offense
23.7 points per game defense
234.7 yards per game offense


Saints Pre-Season Record
2-2
Jets Won 34-17
Raiders Lost 18-24
Panthers Lost 10-13
49ers Won 14-13

19.0 points per game offense
16.7 points per game defense
310.0 yards per game offense

supa_fly_steeler
02-21-2010, 12:34 PM
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Game of the Year may come early in Week 3 as the Steelers and Ravens will fight it out for #1 spot in the AFC North and have Super Bowl Aspirations


Week 01 at http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/nor.gif Thursday 9:00PM NBC

Week 02 at http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/nyj.gif Sunday 4:00PM CBS

Week 03 vs http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/bal.gif Sunday 8:30PM NBC

Week 04 vs http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/cle.gif Sunday 1:00PM CBS

Week 05 BYE

Week 06 vs http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/tam.gif Sunday 4:15PM FOX

Week 07 vs http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/car.gif Sunday 4:00PM CBS

Week 08 at http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/nwe.gif Sunday 1:00PM CBS

Week 09 vs http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/cin.gif Sunday 1:00PM CBS

Week 10 vs http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/hou.gif Sunday 1:00PM CBS

Week 11 at http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/buf.gif Sunday 1:00PM CBS

Week 12 vs http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/kan.gif Sunday 1:00PM CBS

Week 13 at http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/bal.gif Sunday 1:00PM CBS

Week 14 at http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/atl_2.gif Sunday 1:00PM CBS

Week 15 at http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/mia.gif Sunday 1:00PM CBS

Week 16 at http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/cle.gif Sunday 4:15PM CBS

Week 17 vs http://l.yimg.com/a/i/us/sp/v/nfl/teams/1/50x50w/cin.gif Sunday 8:30PM NBC

Predicted Schedule:10-6

supa_fly_steeler
02-21-2010, 12:39 PM
NFL Opening Night Roster


ROSTER BREAKDOWN
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Offensive Players
NO PLAYER POS OVR SAL YRL AGE HT WT
7 B.Roethlisbergr QB 94 $99.50M 7 28 6'5" 241
2 D.Dixon QB 73 $1.28M 3 25 6'3" 195
15 M.Kafka QB 70 $1.39M 3 23 6'3" 216
34 R.Mendenhall HB 84 $9.86M 5 23 5'10" 225
33 I.Redman HB 65 $650K 1 25 6'0" 230
38 D.McCluster HB 78 $6.40M 3 22 5'7" 168
44 F.Summers FB 67 $1.30M 3 24 5'10" 240
48 D.Dickerson FB 76 $2.18M 3 22 6'2" 230
17 M.Wallace WR 76 $1.74M 3 24 6'0" 199
86 H.Ward WR 88 $25.50M 5 34 6'0" 205
10 S.Holmes WR 91 $8.11M 5 26 5'11" 189
14 L.Sweed WR 71 $3.27M 4 25 6'4" 220
11 S.Logan WR 69 $2.20M 2 29 5'6" 180
19 T.Grisham WR 69 $2.20M 2 23 5'11" 180
83 H.Miller TE 89 $35.30M 6 27 6'5" 256
85 D.Johnson TE 65 $1.14M 3 23 6'2" 260
78 M.Starks LT 86 $26.30M 4 28 6'8" 337
66 T.Hills LT 69 $1.46M 3 25 6'5" 304
68 C.Kemoeatu LG 76 $20.00M 5 27 6'3" 344
73 R.Foster LG 71 $1.17M 3 24 6'6" 325
62 J.Hartwig C 87 $8.00M 4 31 6'4" 312
72 D.Stapleton C 72 $1.69M 2 25 6'3" 305
65 K.Urbik RG 72 $1.20M 3 24 6'5" 323
60 G.Warren RG 50 $2.40M 3 28 6'3" 252
74 W.Colon RT 84 $15.25M 4 27 6'3" 315

Defensive Players
NO PLAYER POS OVR SAL YRL AGE HT WT
91 A.Smith LE 88 $24.50M 5 34 6'5" 298
96 Z.Hood LE 73 $8.70M 5 23 6'3" 300
99 B.Keisel RE 81 $18.89M 5 31 6'5" 285
77 R.Harris DT 66 $2.00M 2 24 6'5" 321
98 C.Hampton DT 94 $34.10M 5 33 6'1" 325
76 C.Hoke DT 80 $6.00M 4 34 6'2" 305
50 K.Misi LOLB 72 $2.57M 3 22 6'2" 263
56 L.Woodley LOLB 87 $3.60M 4 25 6'2" 265
59 R.Williams MLB 67 $2.20M 2 28 6'0" 228
95 D.Doggett MLB 56 $1.72M 2 25 6'3" 210
51 J.Farrior MLB 97 $18.25M 5 35 6'2" 243
57 K.Fox MLB 73 $1.80M 2 28 6'3" 245
94 L.Timmons MLB 82 $12.00M 5 24 6'1" 232
58 M.Johnson MLB 76 $6.01M 3 22 6'2" 258
92 J.Harrison ROLB 94 $51.18M 6 32 6'0" 242
53 J.Williams ROLB 63 $1.61M 2 24 6'2" 216
20 K.Lewis CB 67 $1.20M 3 24 6'1" 197
27 J.Burnett CB 66 $1.30M 3 23 5'11" 183
24 I.Taylor CB 80 $23.50M 5 30 6'2" 195
37 A.Madison CB 61 $1.54M 2 29 5'9" 180
22 W.Gay CB 75 $1.85M 1 25 5'10" 198
29 R.Mundy FS 69 $1.14M 2 25 6'1" 215
25 R.Clark FS 87 $7.29M 3 31 5'11" 205
26 E.Thomas FS 81 $21.07M 5 21 5'10" 195
43 T.Polamalu SS 99 $33.00M 5 29 5'10" 207
35 M.Rolle SS 71 $4.65M 3 23 6'2" 227

Special Teams Players
NO PLAYER POS OVR SAL YRL AGE HT WT
3 J.Reed K 89 $2.90M 1 31 5'11" 225
9 D.Sepulveda P 87 $1.85M 1 26 6'3" 230

*=Injured player

supa_fly_steeler
02-21-2010, 01:59 PM
Earl Thomas to Start

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Rookie Thomas will start at Cornerback

Rookie First Rounder Earl Thomas will start at Cornerback reports suggest.

"He's the starter now i just gotta do my job" said William Gay who started last season and was third on the team with 75 tackles,1 sack,1 forced fumble a recovery and a sole interception.

"I'm excited especially to square up against Lance (Moore) and play against the defending Super Bowl Champions, it's gonna be off the roof" said Thomas as he walked off the field after practise.

Thomas had 12 tackles and a sack throughout the Pre-Season.

"I want to be Defensive Rookie of the Year, anything short of that is not a good season realisticly i got to show i can play with the best".

The Steelers kickoff their season at home tonight against the defending Super Bowl Champions New Orleans Saints.

supa_fly_steeler
02-21-2010, 02:38 PM
3 Things to Watch Out For v Saints

Lance Moore (86) vs Earl Thomas (81)
The Steelers Rookie may have his hands full tonight if Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor shut down Marques Colston. The Advantage goes to Lance Moore though experience

Rashard Mendenhall (84) vs Jonathan Vilma (93)(
No more veterans infront of Rashard, Now Rashard must be the man the Steelers drafted him to be. Expect him to get at least 25 carries tonight. May be taken off on pass plays for Dexter McCluster

Ben Roethlisberger (94) vs Drew Brees (98)
The Main attraction of tonight's game is two of the Best Quarterbacks in the league going at it. They combined for 8658 passing yards, 78 touchdowns and just 20 interceptions.

supa_fly_steeler
02-21-2010, 02:45 PM
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supa_fly_steeler
02-21-2010, 06:35 PM
2010 NFL Kickoff Week 1 - Game Report


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New Orleans Saints (0-0) at Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0)

Thomas intercepts the game, Steelers slide to a close victory

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Earl Thomas picked off a Drew Brees interception and ran it back 101 yards to put the Steelers up 14-3



Box Score
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MIAMI GARDENS, FLA—

It was over when...
With 1:23 left in the 4th Quarter trailing 13-20 on the Steelers 19 yard line on fourth and goal Pierre Thomas was stopped just short of the first down to give the Steelers the first win of the 2010 season.

Game Ball
Rookie Earl Thomas on third down in the endzone picked off Super Bowl XLIV MVP Drew Brees and ran it back 101 yards to put the Steelers up 14-3 by the end of the first Quarter. The Steelers Cornerbacks had problems all year long last year with Interceptions. Earl Thomas might be the jigsaw to solve the puzzle.

Key Stat
On the First play of the game for the Steelers Rashard Mendenhall broke a 32 yard run, he ended up with 100 yards on 16 attempts and Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed all his passes for a touchdown in the first half.

Noteworthy
Steelers Quarterback did not throw much, but out of the 21 throws he completed 15 times for 194 yards a touchdown and a interception. Earl Thomas was Named NFL Week 1 Defensive Player of the Week for his 4 tackles and a 101 returned for a touchdown interception.

supa_fly_steeler
02-21-2010, 07:02 PM
NFL Scores from Week 1

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Thursday
New Orleans Saints 13 - 20 Pittsburgh Steelers

Sunday Noon
Green Bay Packers 30 - 22 Detroit Lions
Seattle Seahawks 19 - 12 St Louis Rams
Miami Dolphins 37 - 27 Baltimore Ravens
Jacksonville Jaguars 10 - 24 Kansas City Chiefs
New York Giants 3 - 15 Chicago Bears
San Francisco 49ers 17 - 35 Carolina Panthers
New England Patriots 28 - 31 Buffalo Bills
Dallas Cowboys 17 - 38 Houston Texans

Sunday Afternoon
Cleveland Browns 20 - 23 New York Jets
Minnesota Vikings 49 - 24 Washington Redskins
Cincinnati Bengals 26 - 16 Denver Broncos
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 32 - 17 Arizona Cardinals
Philadelphia Eagles 24 - 38 Atlanta Falcons

NBC Sunday Night
San Diego Chargers 34 - 27 Oakland Raiders

ESPN Monday Night
Indianapolis Colts 13 - 0 Tennessee Titans

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supa_fly_steeler
02-21-2010, 07:07 PM
Week 1 Photos

Troy Polamalu levels Jeremy Shockey
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Rashard Mendenhall brakes off a 32 yard run
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Earl Thomas returns a 101 yard touchdown
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Reggie Bush cannot go anywhere
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supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 11:02 AM
Thomas wins Weekly Award

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Earl Thomas was named defensive player of the week with his four tackles and a 101 touchdown interception.

Adrian Peterson was named offensive player of the week with 27 carries for 200 yards and four touchdowns.

supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 11:04 AM
INACTIVES

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supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 11:35 AM
2010 NFL Week 2 - Game Report


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New York Jets (1-0) at Pittsburgh Steelers (1-0)

New York Jet off to a 2-0 Start, score 13 in final quarter

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Darrelle Revis restricted Hines Ward to just nineteen yards



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
With 1:28 remaining in the final quarter Jay Feely booted a 21 yard field goal to put the New York Jets up 16-13. ... With two seconds left Jeff Reed missed a 46 yard field goal to give the Jets a 2-0 start.

Game Ball
Jets Cornerbacks Darrelle Revis restricted Hines Ward to just two receptions for 19 yards and Nnamdi Asomugha shut out Santonio Holmes to 2 receptions for 25 yards. Ben Roethlisberger threw for just 153 yards this afternoon.

Key Stat
The Jets only had 25 total yards throughout the first half but exploded soon after. Dustin Kellers 74 yard touchdown put the back in the game. For the second game in a row the Steelers Offense has not scored an offensive touchdown in the second half of the game.

Noteworthy
Although on the losing side Ben Roethlisberger completed 20 of his 28 passes for 153 yards.

Story
PITTSBURGH -- The Steelers are back so it seemed.

The Steelers started the game off how they did against the New Orleans Saints, rushing the football. Extremeley well.

Going up against the Best Corners in the NFL the Steelers knew they had to pass the football around. Heath Miller had 11 receptions for 104 yards and the Steelers were spreading the ball around like penut butter on toast. Until Heath Miller got injured.

And that is when it went -- down hill.

The Defense began to make big mistakes, costly ones which resulted on long offensive drives from the Jets and touchdowns.

Ben Roethlisberger may of been sacked but with the Jets Nickel Cornerbacks doing a good job on containing Mike Wallace and Limas Sweed it all seemed that the motivation switched to the Jets during the fourth Quarter as Ben Roethlisberger had nobody to throw to.

"It was annoying, when you got guys like Revis and Asomaghua doing a good job, it just frustrates us" Said Ben Roethlisberger after the game in the locker room.

"I'm dissapointed in our Performence" carried on the two time Super Bowl winning Quarterback "We can't blame Jeff for his mistake, us putting only 13 points on the board is a problem"

A problem it is if they want to fix it by next Sunday's night enounter against the Baltimore Ravens who are allowing just 300.0 yards per game this season and restricted the High Powered Offense of the Indianapolis Colts to just 13 points and 181 yards total offense.

Notes:Heath Miller broke his ribs on a risky pass play and may be sidelined for up to 3 weeks. He will be back in Week 6 after the bye. ... The New York Jets under Rex Ryan has started out 2-0 for two consecutive years and allowing just 16 points a game in those four games.

supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 11:42 AM
Week 2 Photos

Jets Cornerback Darrelle Revis confronts Hines Ward on a screen pass
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Mark Sanchez gets sacked early in the game
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Thomas Jones looks to find an opening to run the football
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Fans look in agony at the final scoreboard
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supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 11:56 AM
NFL Scores from Week 2

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Sunday Noon
Washington Redskins 10 - 38 Green Bay Packers
Dallas Cowboys 6 - 17 Philadelphia Eagles
Arizona Cardinals 13 - 27 Carolina Panthers
Indianapolis Colts 13 - 15 Baltimore Ravens
Tampa Bay Buccaneeers 7 - 30 Cincinnati Bengals
Buffalo Bills 21 - 20 Cleveland Browns
Detroit Lions 17 - 24 Minnesota Vikings

Sunday Afternoon
New York Jets 16 - 13 Pittsburgh Steelers
Tennessee Titans 27 - 10 New York Giants
Jacksonville Jaguars 9 - 26 Houston Texans
San Dieog Chargers 24 - 28 Denver Broncos
Chicago Bears 27 - 40 San Francisco 49ers
Kansas City Chiefs 20 - 27 St Louis Rams
Seattle Seahawks 17 - 28 Oakland Raiders

NBC Sunday Night
New Orleans Saints 30 - 14 Atlanta Falcons

ESPN Monday Night
New England Patriots 21 - 27 Miami Dolphins

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supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 02:19 PM
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supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 02:44 PM
2010 NFL Week 3 - Game Report


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Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1) at Baltimore Ravens (1-1)

Thomas Steals another win

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After Earl Thomas's late interception touchdown, Santonio wrapped up the game by picking up a third down



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
With 4:08 remaining in the 4th Quarter and on third down on Baltimore's 7 yard line Joe Flacco threw a interception to Rookie Cornerback Earl Thomas who took it back 25 yards for a Touchdown. ... The Ravens did go back down the field and score a touchdown but instead of deciding to try an onfield kick they elected to boot it back to Dexter McCluster and Santonio Holmes picked up a first down on the ensuing drive to run out the clock.

Game Ball
Ben Roethlisberger threw an interception on the first play of the game in Baltimore's endzone after a kickoff recovery but went onto throw for 267 yards and complete 28 of 38 passes for 2 touchdowns and 1 interception.

Key Stat
The Steelers kept their drives going by completing 8 of 13 third downs. Each team fumbled on a kickoff return, one at the start of the game and one at the end of the half. Earl Thomas leads all Rookies with 2 interceptions and 2 defensive touchdowns. When he has an interception the Steelers are 2-0.

Noteworthy
Earl Thomas recorded 5 tackles and a defensive touchdown. James Farrior had 10 tackles in the second half and Derrick Doggett recovered a fumble made by Daniel Sepulveda on the starting kickoff.

Story
PITTSBURGH -- Before the game in the Baltimore Ravens Lockeroom the whole Steelers roster were listening to Bob Dylans "These times are a changin' song on the radio.

It was fit for the occasion as the Steelers made a statement by beating the defending AFC North Champions and claiming they are back to claim what was theres during (01,02,04,07,08).

The Steelers came out ready whilst the Ravens were still asleep for the better part of 22 minutes.

"On Special Teams we knew we had to make a play, I'm glad we did" Said Doggett after the win.

The Steelers did just that but Ben Roethlisberger threw an interception on the next play and already the fiercest rivalry in the NFL had two turnovers.

There were more turnovers as Stefan Logan fumbled on a Kick Return with the ties scored at 10-10 with just 2 minutest left. Flacco went downfield and put the Ravens ahead 16-10. Ben Roethlisberger brought his team back quickly to turn the deficit into 3 points as the half ended.

The game was an interesting one. Out of the 8 touchdowns, 3 were by Rookies and the last was by a Rookie which clinched the game.

"Im told yall at the start of the season" said Thomas "I'm out here to play some ball and make plays to get us to the post season"

That is just what he is doing.

The Steelers fixed up their apparant Offensive problems and put 21 points up on the board during the second half.

"I thought we played a good all around game, there were mistakes we can get better and we will" said Coach Tomlin in the post game conference.

The Steelers are now 2nd in the division behind the 3-0 Cincinnati Bengals.

Notes:Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Reciever Santonio Holmes now has 8 consecutive touchdowns in 8 games against the Ravens. ... In six games (inc post season) against the Pittsburgh Steelers Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco has thrown nine touchdowns (1.5 per game) and seven interceptions (1.16 per game).

supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 02:52 PM
NFL Scores from Week 3

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Sunday Noon
Atlanta Falcons 21 - 44 Carolina Panthers
New England Patriots 23 - 48 Tennessee Titans
Washington Redskins 17 - 23 Philadelphia Eagles
Jacksonville Jaguars 13 - 16 Dallas Cowboys
Chicago Bears 38 - 28 Miami Dolphins
Buffalo Bills 14 - 45 Cincinnati Bengals

Sunday Afternoon
New York Giants 36 - 29 Houston Texans
Minnesota Vikings 7 - 45 New York Jets
Cleveland Browns 9 - 17 Oakland Raiders
Green Bay Packers 20 - 13 Seattle Seahawks
San Diego Chargers 42 - 35 St Louis Rams
Denver Broncos 14 - 17 San Francisco 49ers

NBC Sunday Night
Pittsburgh Steelers 34 - 29 Baltimore Ravens

ESPN Monday Night
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31 - 55 New Orleans Saints

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supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 02:58 PM
Week 3 Photos

Derrick Doggett picks up the loose ball on a Kickoff
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Santonio Holmes gets the first down
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Mark Clayton grabs the go-ahead touchdown in the second quarter
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supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 04:22 PM
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supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 04:23 PM
Earl Thomas was named Week 3 AFC Defensive Player of the Week

supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 07:05 PM
2010 NFL Week 4 - Game Report


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Pittsburgh Steelers (2-1) at Cleveland Browns (0-3)

Steelers destroy Browns, eventually use Backup QB's

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Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
After Earl Thomas Intercepted Jake Delhomme Dennis Dixon ran in a 14 yard touchdown to put the Steelers up 34-3 with 1:46 remaining in the third Quarter.

Game Ball
Earl Thomas has made a statement to the league with his third interception of the season. He also sacked Jake Delhomme and recorded five tackles.

Key Stat
The Steelers forced three interceptions and stopped the Browns newly Re-Signed Running Back Jamal Lewis to just 18 total rushing yards throughout the entire game forcing the now 0-4 Browns to be one dimensional with a poor passing attack.

Noteworthy
Rashard Mendenhall ran for 93 yards on 21 carries which included a 26 yard gain

Story
PITTSBURGH -- After being swept by the Cleveland Browns for the first time since being brought back into the league in the late 90's the Steelers were out for revenge.

They did more than revenge in today's game -- They crushed the Browns like Ants running around on the floor.

They mutilated them. The Browns could only conjure 80 total yards by the half. It wasn't good enough as the Steelers are slowly returning back to their 08 form when they forced turnovers and heavily renewed the name Blitzburgh.

Can Jake Delhomme's career get any worse as a Cleveland Brown? He has now thrown 4 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in just four games as a Brown.

It was the first time in over 7+ years both Steelers Starting Cornerbacks had interceptions in the same game. The Duo of Ike Taylor/Deshea Townsend, Ike Taylor/Bryant McFadden, Ike Taylor/William Gay combo never achieved this poor feat.

But times has changed as the Steelers 14th Overall Pick is quickly making an impact in the league.

"Coach (Lebeau) has told me i'm doing good right now, im just gonna continue to improve" said the already 2 time defensive player of the week during the 2010 season Rookie Cornerback Earl Thomas.

Times are looking good for the Pittsburgh Steelers as they head into the bye week 3-1.

supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 07:11 PM
NFL Scores from Week 4

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Sunday Noon
Philadelphia Eagles 10 - 16 New York Giants
Kansas City Chiefs 16 - 28 Miami Dolphins
Pittsburgh Steelers 34 - 3 Cleveland Browns
Chicago Bears 24 - 27 Washington Redskins
New York Jets 25 - 12 Buffalo Bills
Jacksonville Jaguars 7 - 41 Indianapolis Colts
Atlanta Falcons 31 - 26 Green Bay Packers

Sunday Afternoon
Minnesota Vikings 24 - 21 Arizona Cardinals
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 - 20 San Francisco 49ers
Denver Broncos 35 - 17 San Diego Chargers
Detroit Lions 24 - 32 Dallas Cowboys
Houston Texans 26 - 16 Oakland Raiders

NBC Sunday Night
Cincinnati Bengals 9 - 24 New Orleans Saints

ESPN Monday Night
Carolina Panthers 13 - 26 Baltimore Ravens

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supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 07:16 PM
Week 4 Photos

Rashard Mendenhall bursts through the hole and into open space
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Ike Taylor gets his first interception in the 2010 season
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Santonio Holmes takes a 70 yard reception to the house
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Earl Thomas goes in to sack Jake Delhomme
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supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 07:28 PM
Bye Week Statistics

Top 4 Defenses
Rank Team Points Yards Passing Rushing

1. Titans 13.2 245.2 175.0 69.25
2. Steelers 15.2 249.2 205.0 44.25
3. 49ers 19.7 272.2 221.7 50.50
4. Jets 10.3 229.0 134.3 94.59

Leaders
Passing Yards: Philip Rivers 1502 Yards 10 TD 7 INT
Rushing Yards: Adrian Peterson 683 Yards 192 ATT 5.2 AVG 7 TD
Recieving TDS: Greg Jennings 9 TD
Most Tackles: Kirk Morrison 60 TACK 1 SACK 1 INT
Most Interceptions: Earl Thomas 3 INT 19 TACK 1 SACK 8 DEF 2 TD


LEAGUE STANDINGS
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AFC North
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Steelers 3 1 0 0.750 101 61 1-1 2-0 2-1 1-0 2-0 Won 2
Bengals 3 2 0 0.600 110 123 2-0 1-2 2-1 1-1 0-0 Lost 2
Ravens 2 3 0 0.400 120 125 2-2 0-1 1-3 1-0 0-1 Lost 1
Browns 0 5 0 0.000 69 122 0-2 0-3 0-4 0-1 0-1 Lost 5

AFC South
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Texans 4 1 0 0.800 154 103 3-1 1-0 3-0 1-1 1-0 Won 2
Titans 3 1 0 0.750 112 53 1-1 2-0 2-1 1-0 1-1 Won 3
Colts 2 2 0 0.500 84 52 1-1 1-1 2-2 0-0 2-0 Lost 1
Jaguars 0 5 0 0.000 46 144 0-1 0-4 0-4 0-1 0-3 Lost 5

AFC East
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Jets 5 0 0 1.000 171 52 3-0 2-0 4-0 1-0 1-0 Won 5
Dolphins 4 1 0 0.800 161 136 2-1 2-0 3-0 1-1 1-0 Won 2
Bills 2 2 0 0.500 78 118 1-1 1-1 2-2 0-0 1-1 Lost 2
Patriots 1 3 0 0.250 100 129 1-0 0-3 1-3 0-0 0-2 Won 1

AFC West
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Broncos 3 2 0 0.600 116 104 2-1 1-1 2-1 1-1 2-0 Won 2
Chargers 3 2 0 0.600 147 142 0-1 3-1 2-2 1-0 1-2 Won 1
Raiders 2 3 0 0.400 101 102 2-2 0-1 1-2 1-1 0-1 Lost 2
Chiefs 1 3 0 0.250 85 100 1-0 0-3 1-2 0-1 0-0 Lost 3

NFC North
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Vikings 4 1 0 0.800 152 142 1-0 3-1 0-1 4-0 1-0 Won 2
Packers 3 2 0 0.600 121 111 1-1 2-1 0-0 3-2 1-0 Lost 2
Bears 2 2 0 0.500 104 98 1-0 1-2 1-0 1-2 0-0 Lost 1
Lions 0 4 0 0.000 97 127 0-2 0-2 0-1 0-3 0-2 Lost 4

NFC South
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Saints 4 1 0 0.800 145 94 3-0 1-1 1-1 3-0 3-0 Won 4
Panthers 4 1 0 0.800 146 94 4-0 0-1 1-1 3-0 1-0 Won 1
Falcons 2 3 0 0.400 124 147 1-1 1-2 0-0 2-3 0-3 Lost 1
Buccaneers 1 4 0 0.200 80 157 0-1 1-3 0-1 1-3 0-1 Lost 4

NFC East
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
Cowboys 3 2 0 0.600 106 99 3-0 0-2 1-1 2-1 0-1 Won 3
Eagles 2 3 0 0.400 109 125 2-1 0-2 0-0 2-3 2-1 Lost 2
Redskins 2 3 0 0.400 109 162 2-1 0-2 0-0 2-3 1-1 Won 2
Giants 2 3 0 0.400 93 112 1-1 1-2 1-1 1-2 1-1 Lost 1

NFC West
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
49ers 3 1 0 0.750 94 79 3-0 0-1 1-0 2-1 0-0 Won 3
Seahawks 2 2 0 0.500 84 67 0-1 2-1 0-1 2-1 1-0 Won 1
Rams 1 3 0 0.250 94 104 1-2 0-1 1-2 0-1 0-1 Lost 2
Cardinals 1 3 0 0.250 67 96 1-2 0-1 1-0 0-3 0-0 Won 1

x=Clinched playoff birth
y=Clinched divisional title
z=Clinched home-field advantage

supa_fly_steeler
02-22-2010, 07:38 PM
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01.New York Jets (5-0)
02.New Orleans Saints (4-1)
03.Carolina Panthers (4-1)
04.Miami Dolphins (4-1)
05.Houston Texans (4-1)
06.Pittsburgh Steelers (3-1)
07.Minnesota Vikings (4-1)
08.Denver Broncos (3-2)
09.San Diego Chargers (3-2)
10.Dallas Cowboys (3-2)
11.Philadelphia Eagles (2-3)
12.Cincinnati Bengals (3-2)
13.Tennessee Titans (3-1)
14.New York Giants (2-3)
15.Green Bay Packers (3-2)
16.San Francisco 49ers (3-1)
17.Washington Redskins (2-3)
18.Atlanta Falcons (2-3)
19.Indianapolis Colts (2-2)
20.Seattle Seahawks (2-2)
21.Buffalo Bills (2-2)
22.Chicago Bears (2-2)
23.New England Patriots (1-3)
24.Baltimore Ravens (2-3)
25.Oakland Raiders (2-3)
26.Kansas City Chiefs (1-3)
27.Arizona Cardinals (1-3)
28.St Louis Rams (1-3)
29.Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-4)
30.Detroit Lions (0-4)
31.Cleveland Browns (0-5)
32.Jacksonville Jaguars (0-5)

supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 05:06 AM
NFL Scores from Week 5

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Sunday Noon
New York Giants 28 - 31 Washington Redskins
San Diego Chargers 30 - 17 Indianapolis Colts
Kansas City Chiefs 25 - 35 Houston Texans
Miami Dolphins 41 - 34 Detroit Lions
Cincinnati Bengals 0 - 62 New York Jets
Minnesota Vikings 48 - 35 Philadelphia Eagles

Sunday Afternoon
Seattle Seahawks 35 - 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Green Bay Packers 7 - 35 Dallas Cowboys
Tennessee Titans 37 - 7 Jacksonville Jaguars
St Louis Rams 20 - 23 Denver Broncos
Atlanta Falcons 20 - 23 New Orleans Saints
Oakland Raiders 13 - 16 Arizona Cardinals

NBC Sunday Night
Cleveland Browns 17 - 27 Carolina Panthers

ESPN Monday Night
Baltimore Ravens 23 - 28 New England Patriots

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supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 06:40 AM
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LOLB Quincy Black
LE Kyle Moore
MLB Leon Williams

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supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 07:01 AM
2010 NFL Week 6 - Game Report


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Pittsburgh Steelers (3-1) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-4)

Steelers score 21 unanswered points, Buccs keep it interesting

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The Buccaneers took a early 6-0 lead into the half but mistakes cost them during the second half



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
With just over two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter leading 14-6 and place on the Buccaneers 8 yard line Ben Roethlisberger went on a bootleg and threw a 8 yard touchdown pass to Tyler Grisham to put the game to bed 21-6.

Game Ball
Ben Roethlisberger completed 27 of 36 passes for 301 yards for a 75% completion percentage and threw 3 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. After throwing an interception on his first throw of the game and another soon later he threw for 261 yards and 3 touchdowns in the second half.

Key Stat
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers picked up 13 first downs throughout the game but five of them were in their first drive of the game. The Steelers limited the Buccaneers to just 112 total yards during the second half. The Steelers commited 3 turnovers to the Buccaneers 0 but still won the game despite the Turnover battle.

Noteworthy
Santonio Holmes had 4 receptions for 65 yards and a touchdown. ... This included a 28 yard gain.

Story
PITTSBURGH -- The Buccaneers looked good during the first half -- But that was it. It's what they have been doing all season long whilst starting the season 1-4. Not finishing games.

The Steelers are beggining to finish off games and not hang around with the lower level teams which they were doing the previous season.

The Steelers had big problems during the first half they had big plays which were called back. Kraig Urbik was worked all day only to hold the opponents Linebacker when Mike Wallace and Rashard Mendenhall made the required play.

Only to be in reverse as the Steelers offense watched from the sidelines as the Buccaneers moved the ball at will.

"It was frustrating" commented Hampton. "We couldn't get them off the field and let our offense down during the first half".

So did the Offense as they kept coming off the field early. "I told the troops at half time we got to do better, we should be embarrased I am at our current performence" said Roethlisberger was was voted game mvp.

The Steelers embarrased themselves in the first half but got hold of themselves and reedemed themselves and put on a good defensive and offensive performence during the third and fourth quarter.

The (4-1) Steelers now move on and host the (4-2) Carolina Panthers. Both teams are looking to solidify their season with a big win to gather momentum down the final stretch of the first half of the season.

Notes:Pittsburgh Steelers Tight End Heath Miller sprained his elbow and may be out for at least two weeks. ... Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw for 300 yards for the first time this season. ... He has a completion percentage of seventy one percent.

supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 07:06 AM
Week 6 Photos

Aqib Talib Intercepts Ben Roethlisberger on the first play of the game
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Joe McKnight runs the ball against the Steelers defence
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Rashard Mendenhall fumbles the ball away in the redzone
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Santonio Holmes celebrates his touchdown
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supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 07:12 AM
NFL Scores from Week 6

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Sunday Noon
New England Patriots 27 - 17 Cleveland Browns
Washington Redskins 18 - 17 Jacksonville Jaguars
Green Bay Packers 31 - 24 Chicago Bears
Carolina Panthers 13 - 27 New Orleans Saints
Detroit Lions 21 - 36 New York Giants
Denver Broncos 31 -6 Kansas City Chiefs

Sunday Afternoon
Philadelphia Eagles 24 - 17 Dallas Cowboys
Miami Dolphins 19 - 24 Buffalo Bills
Oakland Raiders 10 - 17 San Francisco 49ers
New York Jets 10 - 29 Indianapolis Colts
St Louis Rams 7 - 34 Arizona Cardinals
Pittsburgh Steelers 21 - 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NBC Sunday Night
Houston Texans 3 - 24 Tennessee Titans

ESPN Monday Night
Seattle Seahawks 13 - 20 Atlanta Falcons

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supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 07:15 AM
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TE Heath Miller

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RG Keydrick Vincent
RE Julius Peppers

supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 10:55 AM
2010 NFL Week 7 - Game Report


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Carolina Panthers (4-2) at Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2)

Panthers win close one

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On the first play of the game Ben Roethlisberger threw a 68 yard touchdown pass to Mike Wallace



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
3:20 remaining during the fourth quarter, on third down and on the Steelers Goaline DeAngelo Williams darted in a touchdown to put the Panthers up 24-19. The Steelers got the ball back and made a field goal but a 40 yard last gasp hail mary attempt by Ben Roethlisberger to Limas Sweed was not enough as it was far short of the endzone.

Game Ball
Rookie Panthers Wide Receiver Dezmon Briscoe had a dream game today. The Rookie caught 3 passes for 95 yards and two touchdowns, one which was a 52 yard gain.

Key Stat
The Steelers moved the ball very quickly during the first quarter with a 68 yard touchdown pass and a 51 yard run by Rashard Mendenhall things were looking promising. Until the fourth Quarter they couldn't establish any offense which led to their demise.

Noteworthy
Rookie Cornerback Earl Thomas completley shut out Steve Smith to 0 receptions.

Story
PITTSBURGH -- The Steelers only have themselves to blame for this loss.

"We were on fire during the first quarter, then the light went out" said Wide Reciever Hines Ward.

"We don't know what happened" said Troy Polamlu.

The (4-1) Steelers were expected to win this one. And win they should of but blown coverage plays were the fault.

The Steelers looked good enough in the fourth quarter early on as Ben Roethlisberger in 14 plays made 12 straight completions in 88 yards to put them back in front but the defense collapsed on the goaline stand allowing DeAngelo Williams to enter the endzone unscathed.

This loss will hurt Pittsburgh as they are only 1 wins infront of the Bengals and the Ravens and are currently #4 seed in the AFC Conference.

This may be a wakeup call for the Steelers as they visit the (3-3) New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium who are on a 3 game win streak with wins over the Ravens, Browns and Lions.


Notes:The Steelers now own a 3-2 Overall series lead against the Carolina Panthers. ... Ben Roethlisberger has now passed for over 612 yards in two games.

supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 11:23 AM
Week 7 Photos

Mike Wallace homes in for his first touchdown of 2010
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DeAngelo Williams runs the football
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Ben Roethlisberger looks to throw into the Endzone
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DeAngelo Williams is nearly tackled for a safety
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supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 11:37 AM
NFL Scores from Week 7

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Sunday Noon
New Orleans Saints 20 - 16 St Louis Rams
Detroit Lions 20 - 42 New England Patriots
Houston Texans 17 - 20 Indianapolis Colts
Minnesota Vikings 27 - 21 Chicago Bears
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 - 37 Atlanta Falcons
Jacksonville Jaguars 23 - 26 Cleveland Browns
Baltimore Ravens 35 - 21 Cincinnati Bengals

Sunday Afternoon
Dallas Cowboys 31 - 17 Washington Redskins
Buffalo Bills 10 - 44 New York Jets
Carolina Panthers 24 - 22 Pittsburgh Steelers
San Diego Chargers 10 - 16 Seattle Seahawks
Denver Broncos 23 - 6 Oakland Raiders
Tennessee Titans 29 - 23 Kansas City Chiefs

ESPN Monday Night
San Francisco 49ers 34 - 24 Arizona Cardinals

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supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 11:39 AM
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supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 02:17 PM
2010 NFL Week 8 - Game Report


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Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2) at New England Patriots (3-3)

Steelers win a Patriotic game for the ages

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Randy Moss celebrates past Joe Burnett as he caught the long pass to set up the game tying field goal with two seconds left... The Patriots went on to lose in Overtime



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
With 10 minutes left in Overtime Tom Brady threw an interception to LaMarr Woodley which set up the game winning 41 yard field goal.

Game Ball
LaMarr Woodley recorded 3 tackles and a sack. More importantly he also grabbed two interceptions, one of them which set up the game winning field goal.

Key Stat
The New England Patriots had no rushing yards by half time. They were one dimensional all day as they were held to 19 total rushing yards.

Noteworthy
Ben Roethlisberger completed 25 of 42 passes for 286 yards and two touchdowns.

Story
PITTSBURGH -- This game will be one of the best games you would ever seen -- during a regular season.

In a post 2000 rivalry the two powerhouses collided for an intense duel that could not be decided by 60 minutes and needed a fifth quarter.

The Steelers nearly gave the game away on muffed returns and fumbles but they kept going and came out as winners.

"Man that was a good game and i mean that, it was interesting and exciting with all the emotions" said Coach Tomlin.

The Steelers blitzed alot and held Tom Brady to just 74 passing yards at the half. The Steelers although down 10-6 at the half had all the momentum from the first half and the Patriots had the momentum in the second half.

The Patriots nearly won if not for 1:51 remaining in the final quarter where Ben Roethlisberger took his team down the field for a touchdown with just 34 seconds left.

The Drama didn't end there ---

Randy Moss reeled in a 37 yard catch that put them within 51 yards of a field goal in which Stephen Gostkowski made.

It was off to Overtime and the Steelers didn't get off to a great start by punting. But defenses wins championships and the Steelers brough maximum pressure and forced Quarterback Tom Brady to turn the ball over which eventually turned into a field goal chance that was made by Steelers kicker Jeff Reed.


Notes:Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger won his first game at Gillette Stadium against Tom Brady led Patriots... He is now 3-2 all time against the Patriots.

supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 02:28 PM
Week 8 Photos

Vince Wilfork forces a fumble
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Limas Sweed makes an impressive catch
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Kyle Wilson bats the ball away from the intended reciever
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Lawrence Maroney runs through a narrow space
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LaMarr Woodley picks off Tom Brady
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supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 02:44 PM
NFL Scores from Week 8

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Sunday Noon
Houston Texans 28 - 7 Jacksonville Jaguars
Detroit Lions 7 - 24 Green Bay Packers
Buffalo Bills 16 - 34 Minnesota Vikings
New York Giants 13 - 20 Carolina Panthers
Pittsburgh Steelers 26 - 23 New England Patriots
Arizona Cardinals 14 - 28 Dallas Cowboys

Sunday Afternoon
Kansas City Chiefs 16 - 21 Oakland Raiders
San Francisco 49ers 34 - 27 St Louis Rams
Cleveland Browns 19 - 45 Baltimore Ravens
Indianapolis Colts 27 - 22 Washington Redskins
Cincinnati Bengals 17 - 20 Miami Dolphins
Tennessee Titans 13 - 20 San Diego Chargers

NBC Sunday Night
Chicago Bears 16 - 13 New York Jets

ESPN Monday Night
Seattle Seahawks 31 - 7 Philadelphia Eagles

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supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 02:46 PM
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supa_fly_steeler
02-23-2010, 03:35 PM
2010 NFL Week 9 - Game Report


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Cincinnati Bengals (3-4) at Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2)

A bungled Opportunity lost

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Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
Leading 24-10 with just 5:52 left Jeff Reed kicked a 42 yard field goal putting them up 17 points and out of reach for a comeback.

Game Ball
Ben Roethlisberger completed 27 of 38 passes for 205 yards and 2 touchdowns in the rainy windy weather.

Key Stat
The Steelers recorded 3 interceptions. Earl Thomas now leads the NFL in Interceptions (4) and Defensive Touchdowns (2)

Noteworthy


Story

No Analysis today i simmed the game

Notes:When Earl Thomas has an interception the Steelers are 4-0. ... After starting 3-0 the Bengals have lost five straight.

supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 10:21 AM
NFL Scores from Week 9

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Sunday Noon
Cincinnati Bengals 10 - 27 Pittsburgh Steelers
Denver Broncos 17 - 38 New England Patriots
Atlanta Falcons 16 - 30 Cleveland Browns
Buffalo Bills 27 - 20 Miami Dolphins
Tennessee Titans 28 - 34 Indianapolis Colts
Philadelphia Eagles 23 - 26 Washington Redskins

Sunday Afternoon
Dallas Cowboys 38 - 52 New York Giants
Chicago Bears 17 - 36 Minnesota Vikings
Baltimore Ravens 24 - 21 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Kansas City Chiefs 6 - 41 San Diego Chargers
New Orleans Saints 20 - 19 Seattle Seahawks
Detroit Lions 21 - 31 St Louis Rams

NBC Sunday Night
Arizona Cardinals 17 - 27 San Francisco 49ers

ESPN Monday Night
New York Jets 33 - 3 Green Bay Packers

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supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 10:22 AM
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RG Kendel Simmons

supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 01:12 PM
2010 NFL Week 10 - Game Report


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Houston Texans (5-3) at Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2)

Houston We Have a Problem, Not anymore as Steelers beat themselves

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Steve Slaton rushed for 71 yards and had a recieving and running touchdown in the Texans win



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
With 1:07 left in the final quarter on 4th and 15 Ben Roetlisberger threw a incomplete deep pass intended for Mike Wallace giving the Titans the win.

Game Ball
Steve Slaton rushed 22 times for 71 yards and a touchdown. He rushed for a 20 yard run and also had a 13 yard recieving touchdown to motor the Texans past the Steelers.

Key Stat
The Steelers gave up 9 penalties for 109 yards. The biggest one was Earl Thomas's facemask for 15 yards which put the Texans into field goal range after a goaline stand but running into the kicker gave the Texans another chance for a touchdown which they took.

Noteworthy
Matt Schaub completed 17 of 27 passes for 157 yards and 2 touchdowns. He was careful with the ball all day and the Texans only had one turnover caused by a fumble by the wide reciever.

Story
PITTSBURGH, PA— The Steelers mistakes cost them in this game -- dearly.

The Steelers were lucky enough to not of lost this game 31-17 but due to the class of the Texans they decided to take the victory kneels instead of rushing in for a touchdown on the two yard line.

"We didn't play well enough" commented Mike Tomlin. "We can't use injuries as an excuse this time around we did simply not play at a championship calibre level we can and were playing at"

The Steelers were looking to go into the half 10-7 but Matt Shaub brought them back for a field goal.

"It's dissapointing you know we were working had but they were still making the plays" Said Safety Ryan Clark.

The Passing game isn't getting teared up like it was last year in a Meat Shredder and the Run Defense is only giving up 50 yards per game.

"Execution" said Dick Lebeau. The Steelers have one of the most talented rosters in the league and have only given up 17 sacks.

There still leading their division 6-3 and are ahead of the (5-4) Ravens who they face in 3 weeks time.

Out of there next four games, three are on the road. Steeler Nation prepare yourself another losing streak may come back to haunt the Steelers if they don't finish games off.


Notes:Pittsburgh Steelers First Round Choice Rashard Mendenhall plowed in for his first touchdown of the season. ... Wide Reciever Hines Ward has dislocated his elbow and will be placed on the Injured Reserve list.

supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 01:51 PM
Week 10 Photos

Santonio Holmes hold's onto a tough catch
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Dexter McCluster returns a punt return
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Santonio Holmes breaks loss
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supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 03:59 PM
NFL Scores from Week 10

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Sunday Noon
Oakland Raiders 10 - 27 Tennessee Titans
Detroit Lions 31 - 17 Buffalo Bills
Green Bay Packers 23 - 13 Minnesota Vikings
New Orleans Saints 19 - 26 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
San Francisco 49ers 31 - 17 Kansas City Chiefs
Houston Texans 24 - 17 Pittsburgh Steelers
Indianapolis Colts 57 - 21 Philadelphia Eagles

Sunday Afternoon
Arizona Cardinals 33 - 14 St Louis Rams
Jacksonville Jaguars 20 - 31 New York Giants
Baltimore Ravens 17 - 23 San Diego Chargers
Seattle Seahawks 24 - 14 Denver Broncos
Miami Dolphins 24 - 27 New England Patriots


NBC Sunday Night
Atlanta Falcons 29 - 21 Cincinnati Bengals

ESPN Monday Night
Carolina Panthers 12 - 17 Chicago Bears

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supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 04:00 PM
INACTIVES

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LE Chris Kelsay

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WR Hines Ward

supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 06:58 PM
2010 NFL Week 11 - Game Report


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Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3) at Buffalo Bills (4-5)

Steelers allow Bills to near win game, Bills keep it close

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The Bills couldn't get the running game going but threw for over 300 yards



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
With fourty two seconds left in the fourth quarter and trailing by three placed on their forty yard line the Buffalo Bills faced on fourth down with fifteen to went fourteen yards before being stopped by William Gay on downs.

Game Ball
Pittsburgh Running Back Dexter McCluster on seven attempts gained one hundred yards for an average of fourteen point two. His longest carry was thirty-five yards.

Key Stat
The Bills out played the Steelers in total yards (four hundred and ten - two hundred and fifty-eight). But the Bills could only convert 27% of their third downs.

Noteworthy
Special Teams Steelers Linebacker Johnny Williams recorded 4 special teams tackles.

Story
PITTSBURGH, PA—

no story available for this game or the chiefs

supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 07:02 PM
Week 11 Photos


Roscue Parrish is surrounded by Steelers on the opening kickoff
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LaMarr homes in on one of his sacks
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James Farrior forces a fumble and collects it
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Earl Thomas tackles Parrish
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supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 07:11 PM
NFL Scores from Week 11

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Sunday Noon
Pittsburgh Steelers 26 - 23 Buffalo Bills
Oakland Raiders 20 - 14 Jacksonville Jaguars
Cincinnati Bengals 30 - 20 Carolina Panthers
San Francisco 49ers 20 - 25 New York Giants
New York Jets 17 - 20 New England Patriots
New Orleans Saints 16 - 13 Baltimore Ravens
St Louis Rams 23 - 35 Atlanta Falcons
Minnesota Vikings 34 - 16 Miami Dolphins

Sunday Afternoon
Houston Texans 19 - 31 Washington Redskins
Philadelphia Eagles 38 - 31 Detroit Lions
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 - 17 Cleveland Browns
Arizona Cardinals 0 - 9 San Diego Chargers
Kansas City Chiefs 30 - 20 Seattle Seahawks
Dallas Cowboys 30 - 13 Indianapolis Colts

NBC Sunday Night
Denver Broncos 24 - 23 Tennessee Titans

ESPN Monday Night
Chicago Bears 23 - 17 Green Bay Packers

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supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 07:14 PM
INACTIVES

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RB Lorenzo Brooker
C Sean Mahan
ROLB Adalius Thomas
RG Mike Goff
LT Levi Jones

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WR Hines Ward

supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 07:43 PM
2010 NFL Week 12 - Game Report


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Pittsburgh Steelers (7-3) at Kansas City Chiefs (1-8)

Chiefs soar to 14-0,21-3 Lead, but Still come up short

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Ben Roethlisberger put up 16 points in the last few minutes for the win



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
As Time expired The Chiefs threw an imcompleted hail mary pass.

Game Ball
Ben Roethlisberger completed 32 of 49 passes for 323 yards 3 touchdowns and a single interception.

Key Stat
The Chiefs got off with a 94 yard punt return by Jamal Charles but and put two more touchdowns on the board before completley stalling. They had a total of 137 total yards.

Noteworthy
Earl Thomas now leads the league with interceptions and defensive touchdowns (5 & 2). When Thomas has an interception the Steelers are 5-0.

Story
PITTSBURGH, PA—

Simmed the game.

supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 07:49 PM
NFL Scores from Week 12

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Thursday Noon
Minnesota Vikings 23 - 6 Detroit Lions

Thursday Afternoon
Tennessee Titans 48 - 51 Dallas Cowboys

Sunday Noon
Baltimore Ravens 20 - 0 Cleveland Browns
Indianapolis Colts 29 - 17 Houston Texans
Pittsburgh Steelers 25 - 21 Kansas City Chiefs
New England Patriots 7 - 20 Cincinnati Bengals
Washington Redskins 20 - 24 New York Giants

Sunday Afternoon
St Louis Rams 26 - 34
New York Jets 44 - 10 Miami Dolphins
Philadelphia Eagles 28 - 24 Green Bay Packers
Carolina Panthers 38 - 17 Atlanta Falcons
Oakland Raiders 19 - 23 Denver Broncos
Seattle Seahawks 27 - 34 Arizona Cardinals
Jacksonville Jaguars 14 - 30 San Diego Chargers

NBC Sunday Night
Buffalo Bills 26 - 29 Chicago Bears

ESPN Monday Night
San Francisco 49ers 20 - 14 New Orleans Saints
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supa_fly_steeler
02-24-2010, 07:58 PM
Steelers can unofficially claim division title with win

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Willis McGahee above celebrates above with the Ravens winning the division last season. Fast Forward near 12 months.

The Ravens sit at 6-5 in 8th place in the AFC and are facing the 8-3 Steelers with a win can go 4-0 within the division and have a chance at unofficially clamining the division barring a late season meltdown.

The Ravens are under extreme pressure. They Started 2-3 going into the Bye Week before going back to 5-3 and then lost two in a row against the Chargers and Saints. Last week they shut out the Browns and are looking to slam the Steelers in the face with a win which would make them just 1 win behind Pittsburgh.

Heading into the bye week last season they were 3-3 and won six straight to finish the season 11-5.

They will need to win out every game to reap the benefits of a fifth or sixth round seed in the AFC.

They will start by facing the Steelers followed by the Bengals, Bills, Falcons and finally Jets.

This game may go down to the wire Pittsburgh previously won back in Week 2 34-29.

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 10:53 AM
2010 NFL Week 13 - Game Report


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Baltimore Ravens (6-5) at Pittsburgh Steelers (8-3)

Steelers sweep Ravens, Unofficially Steal Division

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Ray Rice rushed for 145 on 26 carries and a touchdown including bursts of 51 and 54 yard runs



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
Trailing 35-29 with 34 seconds left remaining in the game on fourth and goal Joe Flacco threw an incomplete pass in the endzone to give the Steelers a season sweep over the Ravens.

Game Ball
Joe Flacco completed 26 of 37 passes for 369 yards and 3 touchdowns. He threw two interceptions but managed a passer rating of 106.6.

Key Stat
The Ravens had 10 more minutes more of possession than the Steelers throughout the game. Ben Roethlisberger managed only 5 yards by halftime on four throws. The Ravens didn't take advantage of it enough and allowed big kickoff returns and interceptions to allow the Steelers to scramble for points.

Noteworthy
Earl Thomas now leads the league with interceptions six interceptions and the Steelers are now 6-0 when he has an interception.

Story
PITTSBURGH, PA— The Ravens should of won this game due to how much possession they had.

The Steelers got off to a fast start with Earl Thomas picking Joe Flacco off and the Steelers finished it off with a Rashard Mendenhall touchdown.

The Ravens came back for a touchdown only to force Mendenhall to fumble but he picked it up and ran 74 yards for the touchdown.

It just looked like it wasn't going to be the Ravens day.

Just before Halftime after the Ravens managed a field goal Stefan Logan returned a kickoff 90 yards to allow Ben Roethlisberger to throw a touchdown to Santonio Holmes (ninth consecutive touchdown in nine games vs Ravens) giving the Steelers a 21-10 lead into the half.

Fast Forward to the fourth quarter and the Ravens had put up 19 points and were closing in on tying up the game hoping it would head to overtime.

It would not be as the Steelers withstood a goal-line stand and came out with the win.

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 10:57 AM
Week 13 Photos

Rashard Mendenhall breaks loose for the touchdown
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Ray Rice runs for over 100 yards, the first back this year to do so against Pittsburgh
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supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 11:09 AM
NFL Scores from Week 13

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Sunday Noon
Baltimore Ravens 29 - 35 Pittsburgh Steelers
Washington Redskins 10 - 31 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tennessee Titans 28 - 31 Houston Texans
Dallas Cowboys 17 - 30 New Orleans Saints
Carolina Panthers 27 - 21 St Louis Rams
New England Patriots 36 - 33 Minnesota Vikings
Buffalo Bills 23 - 20 Jacksonville Jaguars
Detroit Lions 17 - 44 Chicago Bears

Sunday Afternoon
Cincinnati Bengals 31 - 35 Cleveland Browns
Miami Dolphins 9 - 24 Green Bay Packers
Atlanta Falcons 24 - 38 Arizona Cardinals
Kansas City Chiefs 20 - 19 Denver Broncos
San Francisco 49ers 17 - 20 Seattle Seahawks
Indianapolis Colts 35 - 12 Oakland Raiders

NBC Sunday Night
San Diego Chargers 40 - 9 New York Jets

ESPN Monday Night
New York Giants 19 - 38 Philadelphia Eagles
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supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 11:10 AM
INACTIVES

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LE Jammal Anderson Questionable
RG Harvey Dahl Questionable
C Todd McClure Probable
WR Roddy White

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WR Hines Ward

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 12:55 PM
2010 NFL Week 14 - Game Report


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Pittsburgh Steelers (9-3) at Atlanta Falcons (6-6)

Falcons soar to an upset

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Chris Redman led the Falcons to historical win



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
With six minutes left and up 24-13 Derrick Ward ran in a 15 yard touchdown to put the Falcons up 31-13 and the game to bed.

Game Ball
Chris Redman came in as a replacement for the injured Matt Ryan and completed 12 of 18 passes for 142 yards and two touchdowns.

Key Stat
The Steelers only had one sack (2nd play of the game) and let Chirs Redman have all day to pass it around to Plaxico Burress and Tony Gonzalez.

Noteworthy
Ben Roethlisberger completed 15 of 20 passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns.

Story
PITTSBURGH, PA— The Steelers didn't kill any birds today -- The Falcons swept over it's prey and got the win.

The Steelers allowed too many pass plays past them and only gained 86 yards in the second half to allow the Falcons to pummell them in their last NFC Conference Game of the season.

"We only made plays at the end of the game forcing them into three and out's and gaining big passing plays" said Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

"It's a bit dissapointing" mumbled Max Starks.

It is a dissapointment that they had held the #2 seed and have now dropped down to seed #4 something that might of cost them a shot at homefield advantage during the playoffs if Seeds #1-#3 win out.

They host the Miami Dolphins next week in which the Steelers can end the Dolphins shot at a playoff birth.

Notes:Limas Sweed broke his ribs and has been placed on Injured Reserve

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 12:58 PM
Week 14 Photos

Santonio Holmes spins out of a tackle
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Plaxico Burress towers over Earl Thomas for the reception
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supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 01:08 PM
David Clowney agrees to deal

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David Clowney ex Jet agrees to deal with Pittsburgh
EASPORTS.COM

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Wide Receiver David Clowney have agreed on deals worth $1.75M (reportedly) to play Wide Receiver for the remainder of the season.

Hines Ward was placed on Injured Reserve a few weeks go and this week they placed Limas Sweed on Injured Reserve.

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 01:29 PM
NFL Scores from Week 14

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Sunday Noon
Oakland Raiders 27 - 10 Buffalo Bills
Pittsburgh Steelers 20 - 31 Atlanta Falcons
New York Giants 27 - 34 Minnesota Vikings
Cleveland Browns 34 - 31 New Orleans Saints
Indianapolis Colts 31 - 34 Jacksonville Jaguars
Dallas Cowboys 40 - 35 Chicago Bears
Miami Dolphins 20 - 23 New York Jets
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7 - 24 Carolina Panthers

Sunday Afternoon
San Diego Chargers 17 - 7 Kansas City Chiefs
Cincinnati Bengals 13 - 20 Baltimore Ravens
Houston Texans 14 - 38 Denver Broncos
Green Bay Packers 31 - 38 New England Patriots
St Louis Rams 10 - 31 San Francisco 49ers
Philadelphia Eagles 24 - 38 Tennessee Titans

NBC Sunday Night
Washington Redskins 27 - 17 Detroit Lions

ESPN Monday Night
Arizona Cardinals 20 - 17 Seattle Seahawks

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supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 01:35 PM
INACTIVES

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WR Hines Ward
WR Limas Sweed

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LT Kevin Barnes Questionable
TE Anthony Fasano
DT Jason Ferguson
WR Ted Ginn JR.
QB Chad Pennington
LG Richard Sims
LG Jason Smiley

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 04:31 PM
2010 NFL Week 15 - Game Report


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Miami Dolphins (5-8) at Pittsburgh Steelers (9-4)

Steelers claim division with win over FIns

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Jeff Reed nailed five field goals for the win



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
With just two minutes left and trailing 15-12 LaMarr Woodley sacked Chad Henne three times in a row to force them to punt to the Steelers who went one last time for a field goal.

Game Ball
Jeff Reed nailed five out of five to give the Steelers the win.

Key Stat
The Steelers had no touchdowns but managed to win.

Noteworthy
Ben Roethlisberger compelted 28 of 40 for 227 yards.

Story
PITTSBURGH, PA—

Notes:

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 04:36 PM
Week 15 Photos

The Steelers defense walks to the bench after a three and out
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supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 04:47 PM
NFL Scores from Week 15

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Saturday Noon
Atlanta Falcons 62 - 28 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Saturday Afternoon
San Francisco 49ers 27 - 37 San Diego Chargers

Sunday Noon
New York Jets 17 - 3 Detroit lions
Baltimore Ravens 16 - 17 Buffalo Bills
Houston Texans 34 - 26 Philadelphia Eagles
New England Patriots 10 - 26 Chicago Bears
New Orleans Saints 17 - 24 Minnesota Vikings
Green Bay Packers 16 - 17 New York Giants
Washington Redskins 13 - 24 Dallas Cowboys
Miami Dolphins 12 - 18 Pittsburgh Steelers
Kansas City Chiefs 30 - 27 Indianapolis Colts

Sunday Afternoon
Carolina Panthers 24 - 10 Seattle Seahawks
St Louis Rams 12 - 28 Oakland Raiders
Denver Broncos 10 - 31 Arizona Cardinals

NBC Sunday Night
Cleveland Browns 13 - 41 Cincinnati Bengals

ESPN Monday Night
Jacksonville Jaguars 32 - 42 Tennessee Titans

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supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 04:53 PM
Week 16 vs Browns
Box Score
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Total Yards:Pittsburgh 472 Cleveland 236
Game MVP:Ben Roethlisberger 34/45 289 Yards 2 TD
Did You Know:Earl Thomas notched his seventh interception of the season. The Steelers are 7-0 when he has an interception.

Week 17 vs Bengals
Box Score
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Total Yards:Cincinnati 108 Pittsburgh 232
Game MVP:Mike Kafka 22/37 157 yards

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 04:59 PM
NFL Scores from Week 16

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Saturday Christmas Day Noon
Chicago Bears 9 - 35 Philadelphia Eagles
Miami Dolphins 19 - 31 Houston Texans
Denver Broncos 17 - 24 Jacksonville Jaguars
Dallas Cowboys 17 - 21 Minnesota Vikings
New Orleans Saints 13 - 15 Carolina Panthers
Arizona Cardinals 34 - 17 Kansas City Chiefs
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 33 - 0 Detroit Lions
St Louis Rams 24 - 17 Washington Redskins

Saturday Christmas Day Afternoon
Green Bay Packers 24 - 17 Buffalo Bills
Baltimore Ravens 20 - 30 Atlanta Falcons
Oakland Raiders 14 - 34 San Diego Chargers
Seattle Seahawks 14 - 19 San Francisco 49ers
New England Patriots 19 - 7 New York Jets

Sunday Afternoon
Cleveland Browns 13 - 28 Pittsburgh Steelers

NBC Sunday Night
New York Giants 21 - 45 Indianapolis Colts

ESPN Monday Night
Tennessee Titans 47 - 3 Cincinnati Bengals

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supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 05:10 PM
NFL Scores from Week 17

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Saturday Noon
Arizona Cardinals 12 - 17 New Orleans Saints

NFLN Saturday Night
St Louis Rams 21 - 35 Seattle Seahawks

Sunday Noon
Minnesota Vikings 15 - 27 Green Bay Packers
Chicago Bears 29 - 7 Detroit Lions
Carolina Panthers 41 - 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New York Giants 24 - 30 Dallas Cowboys
Cleveland Browns 24 - 17 Miami Dolphins
New York Jets 20 - 17 Baltimore Ravens
Oakland Raiders 28 - 31 Kansas City Chiefs

Sunday Afternoon
Philadelphia Eagles 45 - 38 Jacksonville Jaguars
Atlanta Falcons 9 - 23 San Fransisco 49ers
Indianapolis Colts 29 - 27 Denver Broncos
Washington Redskins 14 - 24 Tennessee Titans
Buffalo Bills 13 - 30 New England Patriots

NBC Sunday Night
Pittsburgh Steelers 16 - 3 Cincinnati Bengals

ESPN Monday Night
San Diego Chargers 26 - 24 Houston Texans

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supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 05:11 PM
Final Standings

LEAGUE STANDINGS
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AFC North
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-Steelers 12 4 0 0.750 382 286 5-3 7-1 10-2 2-2 6-0 Won 3
Ravens 7 9 0 0.437 376 340 4-4 3-5 5-7 2-2 4-2 Lost 3
Bengals 6 10 0 0.375 320 392 4-4 2-6 4-8 2-2 1-5 Lost 2
Browns 5 11 0 0.312 297 421 3-5 2-6 3-9 2-2 1-5 Won 1

AFC South
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-Colts 11 5 0 0.687 460 321 5-3 6-2 8-4 3-1 5-1 Won 2
x-Titans 10 6 0 0.625 483 322 6-2 4-4 7-5 3-1 3-3 Won 4
Texans 9 7 0 0.562 396 368 5-3 4-4 7-5 2-2 3-3 Lost 1
Jaguars 2 14 0 0.125 289 455 2-6 0-8 2-10 0-4 1-5 Lost 1

AFC East
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-Jets 11 5 0 0.687 408 239 5-3 6-2 8-4 3-1 4-2 Won 1
x-Patriots 10 6 0 0.625 417 380 7-1 3-5 7-5 3-1 4-2 Won 2
Bills 6 10 0 0.375 301 438 3-5 3-5 6-6 0-4 3-3 Lost 2
Dolphins 5 11 0 0.312 347 429 3-5 2-6 4-8 1-3 1-5 Lost 9

AFC West
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
z-Chargers 13 3 0 0.812 434 289 7-1 6-2 10-2 3-1 4-2 Won 10
Broncos 8 8 0 0.500 359 338 4-4 4-4 7-5 1-3 5-1 Lost 3
Raiders 6 10 0 0.375 296 344 4-4 2-6 4-8 2-2 1-5 Lost 2
Chiefs 5 11 0 0.312 309 423 2-6 3-5 4-8 1-3 2-4 Won 1

NFC North
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
z-Vikings 12 4 0 0.750 446 365 6-2 6-2 2-2 10-2 4-2 Lost 1
Packers 9 7 0 0.562 365 335 4-4 5-3 2-2 7-5 5-1 Won 2
Bears 9 7 0 0.562 394 369 5-3 4-4 4-0 5-7 3-3 Won 1
Lions 1 15 0 0.062 278 488 0-8 1-7 1-3 0-12 0-6 Lost 7

NFC South
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-Panthers 12 4 0 0.750 404 274 7-1 5-3 2-2 10-2 5-1 Won 6
x-Saints 10 6 0 0.625 369 303 6-2 4-4 2-2 8-4 4-2 Won 1
x-Falcons 9 7 0 0.562 434 417 6-2 3-5 3-1 6-6 2-4 Lost 1
Buccaneers 6 10 0 0.375 311 438 3-5 3-5 1-3 5-7 1-5 Lost 1

NFC East
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-Cowboys 10 6 0 0.625 429 390 7-1 3-5 3-1 7-5 3-3 Won 1
Eagles 8 8 0 0.500 418 449 4-4 4-4 1-3 7-5 4-2 Won 2
Giants 8 8 0 0.500 382 414 7-1 1-7 2-2 6-6 3-3 Lost 2
Redskins 6 10 0 0.375 324 423 4-4 2-6 2-2 4-8 2-4 Lost 3

NFC West
TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES PCT PF PA HOME ROAD AFC NFC DIV STREAK
y-49ers 12 4 0 0.750 394 303 8-0 4-4 3-1 9-3 5-1 Won 2
Cardinals 8 8 0 0.500 358 327 5-3 3-5 3-1 5-7 4-2 Lost 1
Seahawks 7 9 0 0.437 330 303 3-5 4-4 2-2 5-7 3-3 Won 1
Rams 3 13 0 0.187 326 453 2-6 1-7 1-3 2-10 0-6 Lost 1

x=Clinched playoff birth
y=Clinched divisional title
z=Clinched home-field advantage

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 05:16 PM
NFL 2010 PLAYOFF SEEDS


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1.z-San Diego Chargers (13-3)
2.y-Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4)
3.y-Indianapolis Colts (11-5)
4.y-New York Jets (11-5)
5.x-Tennessee Titans (10-6)
6.x-New England Patriots (10-6)

Narrowly Missing Out
7.Houston Texans (9-7)


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1.z-Minnesota Vikings (12-4)
2.y-Carolina Panthers (12-4)
3.y-San Fransico 49ers (12-4)
4.y-Dallas Cowboys (10-6)
5.x-New Orleans Saints (10-6)
6.x-Atlanta Falcons (9-7)

Narrowly Missing Out
7.Green Bay Packers (9-7)
8.Chicago Bears (9-7)

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 05:23 PM
Top 5 Defenses of 2010

Sorted by Yards allowed per game

Rank Team Points Yards Passing Rushing
1 New York Jets 14.9 246.0 165.3 80.62
2 Pittsburgh Steelers 17.8 259.0 205.9 53.06
3 San Diego Chargers 18.0 261.4 183.6 77.81
4 Tennessee Titans 20.1 275.3 201.8 73.50
5 San Francisco 49ers 18.9 285.2 224.0 61.25

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 05:27 PM
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WildCard Results

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#6 New England Patriots 13 v
#3 Indianapolis Colts 48

#5 Tennessee Titans 34 v
#4 New York Jets 13

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#6 Atlanta Falcons 11 v
#3 San Francisco 49ers 18

#5 New Orleans Saints 24 v
#4 Dallas Cowboys 34

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 07:25 PM
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Matchups:

Quarterback:Pittsburgh
Ben Roethlisberger has a record in the playoffs of 8-2 whilst Peyton Manning has a record in the playoffs of 8-8. The Playoffs are where only the clutch play and Manning made mistakes in last years Super Bowl loss to New Orleans in overtime. Ben Roethlisberger threw 27 touchdowns to only 9 interceptions for 3437 yards and 498 attempts. Payton Manning won the MVP and threw 35 touchdowns to 11 interceptions for 4627 yards on 631 attempts. Manning registered a QB rating of 98.5 and Roethlisberger registered a rating of 98.1

Wide Recievers:Indianapolis
Indianapolis's Reggie Wayne recorded 136 receptions for 1955 yards and 19 touchdowns, Dallas Clark registered 116 receptions for 1113 yards and 6 touchdowns. The Steelers lost Hines Ward, Mike Wallace and Limas Sweed to injuries and Heath Miller caught 69 balls for 684 yards and 3 touchdowns. Santonio Holmes recorded 78 receptions for 899 yards and 7 touchdowns. It's clear the Colts were more productive in the passing game and are healthy in that are for tonight's game.

Offensive Line:Pittsburgh
The Colts gave up 67 sacks to Pittsburgh's 36. The Colts gave up 3.9 sacks per games to Pittsburgh's 2.1. Max Starks was voted Offensive Lineman of the Year.

Running Backs:Pittsburgh
Rashard Mendenhall carried the ball 299 times for 1233 yards and 5 touchdowns. Ole Miss Rookie Dexter McCluster ran the ball 45 times for 338 yards for a big average of 7.5 yards per carry. Joseph Addai carried the ball 195 times for 801 yards but did not fumble the football and scored 7 touchdowns. The Colts run game may not get anything going against the Steelers.

Defensive Line:Indianapolis
Dwight Freeney registered 16 sacks and Robert Mathis 7. Aaron Smith and Brett Keisel combined for just 7 sacks.

Linebackers:Pittsburgh
The Steelers gave up under 900 yards of rushing on defense through James Farrior, Lawrence Timmons, James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley. Woodley and Farrior were voted to the Pro Bowl whilst James Harrison is on Injured Reserve. Timmons will be on the outiside and Micah Johnson will make his first start at Middle Linebacker. LaMarr Woodley tied the Franchise record with 16 sacks this season.

Secondary:Pittsburgh
Last Year the Steelers cornerbacks combined for just 2 interceptions. This year Earl Thomas alone had 7 interceptions and each game they had won. Troy Polamalu had 3 interceptions with Ryan Clark and Ike Taylor notching one each. Bob Sanders and Marvin Bullitt had 3 and 4 interceptions respectively but were nothing of the ballhawkers as Earl Thomas.

Overall Advantage:Pittsburgh
Expect the Steelers to come out with a close 21-17 win.

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 07:32 PM
INACTIVES

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WR Hines Ward
WR Limas Sweed
WR Mike Wallace
LB James Harrison

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LT Tony Ugoh
LT Charlie Johnson

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 11:40 PM
2010 NFL Divisional Rounds - Game Report



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Indianapolis Colts (11-5) at Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4)

Steelers dominate Colts, play Titans next in AFC Championship Game


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Reggie Wayne recorded 3 receptions for just 50 yards as Ike Taylor shut him down



Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
With 2:22 remaining in the power house Divisional Round clash and the Steelers leading 25-22 Ben Roethlisberger connected on a 22 yard slant pass to Santonio Holmes in the endzone to put them up 32-17 and to deliver the Steelers into their third AFC Conference Home game in just five years.

Game Ball
Steelers Cornerback Earl Thomas, the NFL's interception leader with seven during the regular season, picked off Peyton Manning, recorded 8 tackles and sacked Peyton Manning on the Colts last play. When he has an intercepton the Steelers are 8-0.

Key Stat
The Steelers defensive line badly overpowered Indianapolis's front five, sacking Manning seven times and helping to contain the Colts to just 13 rushing yards.

Noteworthy
Ben Roethlisberger completed 18 of 25 for 251 yards and single touchdown to command the Steelers past the Colts. His Quarterback rating was 117.2 compared to Peyton Manning's 70.6.

Story
PITTSBURGH, PA— "This is what we wanted to prove."

The Steelers are back in the AFC Championship for the fourth time in seven years.

Nobody thought they could make it after .500 record last season.

The Steelers brushed the dirt comments of the Critics aside and controlled the Colts for the better part of 60 minutes.

The Steelers harassed Peyton Manning all game long as he tried to put the Colts in the AFC Championship Game for the fourth time in five years.

Normally unmistakeable, he looked lost at times and finished 16-for-33 for 263 yards two touchdowns and two costly interceptions.

The Colts gave all they had this game

It wouldn't be though as the (13-4) Steelers beat the (12-5) Colts by some distance this Sunday.

Peyton Manning is now 8-9 all time in the playoffs. It all went wrong with the interception of Earl Thomas

"It was as if he was able to read my mind" mumbled a miserable Peyton Manning freezing in the cold on the sideline interview briefly after the game

Said Roethlisberger: "He went against the the best defense in the world."

The Jets may of had the best ranked defense before crashing out of the playoffs to the soon to be AFC Championship Game opponents the Tennessee Titans 34-13 who were without Chris Johnson.

Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as clutch as they come delivered today he didn't play with the Stats but when he needed to make a play he made it.

Notes:The Steelers are now 8-0 when Earl Thomas has an interception... Since the the Houston Oilers franchise moved to Tennnessee in 1997 the Titans are 4-3 against the Steelers at Heinz Field. But are 0-2 against the Steelers in the last two games at Heinz Field.

supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 11:51 PM
NFL Divisional Round Game Photos



Micah Johnson lines up on the opening kickoff
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Dexter McCluster is stopped short just of the goal-line
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As the Skyline gets darker the Steelers got better
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Joesph Addai is stopped for a loss by Lawrence Timmons
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Earl Thomas jumps infront of Anthony Gonzalez and intercepts Peyton Manning
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Santonio Holmes catches the game winning touchdown pass
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supa_fly_steeler
02-25-2010, 11:56 PM
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Divisional Results

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#5 Tennessee Titans 10
#1 San Diego Chargers 9

#3 Indianapolis Colts 17
#2 Pittsburgh Steelers 32

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#4 Dallas Cowboys 18
#1 Minnesota Vikings 23

#3 San Francisco 49ers 33
#2 Carolina Panthers 21

supa_fly_steeler
02-26-2010, 12:57 AM
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Predictions:
#5 Tennessee Titans 13 - 19 #2 Pittsburgh Steelers
#5 Tennessee Titans 12 - 15 #2 Pittsburgh Steelers
#5 Tennessee Titans 32 - 22 #2 Pittsburgh Steelers
#5 Tennessee Titans 17 - 21 #2 Pittsburgh Steelers
#5 Tennessee Titans 19 - 21 #2 Pittsburgh Steelers
#5 Tennessee Titans 25 - 29 #2 Pittsburgh Steelers
#5 Tennessee Titans 34 - 14 #2 Pittsburgh Steelers

Prediction Overall Votes
#5 Tennessee Titans 2 vs 5 #2 Pittsburgh Steelers

Overall Scoring Average Prediction
#5 Tennessee Titans 21 vs 20 #2 Pittsburgh Steelers

Preview:
There is only one thing certain in this year's AFC Championship Game. It will be one of the most hyped and best games of the past 20 years. It Features the #2 Defense (Steelers) going against the #4 ranked defesne (Titans)

Who knows how this game will play out.

In the AFC Championship which features two great defenses there both different in contracts. Pittsburgh with the #2 ranked defense prides itself on stopping the run and the Titans #4 ranked defense devours opponents on the passing game with their intimidating ballhawking secondary.

The Tennessee Titans will get Chris Johnson back who sat out in the Wildcard and Divisional Rounds with a hamstring injury. He wasn't as productive as his last years 2000 milestone but rushed the ball 277 times for 1432 yards for an average of 5.1 yards per carry and had 14 touchdowns and no fumbles.

The Steelers Running Back Rashard Mendenhall in his first full year as true starter rushed the ball 299 times for 1233 yards for an average of 4.1 yards per carry and had five touchdowns and seven fumbles. He is complimented well with Rookie Dexter McCluster who rushed the ball 45 times for 338 yards for an average of 7.5 yards per carry, no touchdowns and six fumbles but the majority came on muffed and fumbled returns.

The Steelers special teams were one of the best in recent league history. Kentucky Special Teams Ace Linebacker Johnny Williams led the league in 21 special teams tackles and also had two sacks. Derrick Doggett had five tackles but also a key fumble recovery back in week 2 against Baltimore.

The Steelers secondary is led by All-Pro Safety Troy Polamalu who totaled 72 tackles and 3 interceptions. Rookie Sensastion Earl Thomas stole the show as AFC's Best Defensive Back of the year had 66 tackles, 1 sack, 1 fumble recovery, and 7 interceptions and two defensive touchdowns, on his debut with the Steelers at the Season Opener he intercepted Drew Brees in the endzone and carried it back 101 yards for the touchdown. 3 yards short of tying and 5 yards short of breaking the record.

The Titans secondary is headlined by Free Safety Michael Griffin who recorded 72 tackles, 1 sack, 4 interceptions and two defensive touchdowns. On the other side Ex Steeler Chris Hope had 68 tackles, 5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 3 interceptions that went for 2 defensive touchdowns. Don't forget Cortland Finnegan who totaled 23 tackles and shut down some of the best recievers in the game with 2 forced fumbles and 2 interceptions.

Don't expect the Steelers to pass the ball around much. Expect each team to try and establish the run.

Steelers 35-31

supa_fly_steeler
02-26-2010, 01:27 AM
INACTIVES

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WR Hines Ward
WR Limas Sweed
WR Mike Wallace
LB James Harrison

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QB Tavaris Jackson
TE Alge Crumpler
LT Michael Roos

supa_fly_steeler
02-26-2010, 03:51 PM
2010 AFC CHAMPIONSHIP - Game Report


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Tennessee Titans (10-6) at Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4)

Steelers Super Bowl bound with 17-13 win

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Box Score
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PITTSBURGH, PA—

It was over when...
With the AFC Championship game on the line facing 4th and 18 with just 57 seconds left in the game trailing 17-13 Vince Young threw a incomplete pass to give the Steelers their eighth Super Bowl Birth.

Game Ball
Steelers Linebacker Lawrence Timmons helped the Defense up front to hold Chris Johnson to only 53 yards and a touchdown but also helped on the blitzing game as he sacked Vince Young twice, one including a safety.

Key Stat
The Titans struggled all day on offense gaining only 138 total yards, 53 by rushing and 86 through the air, they converted only 1 of 10 third downs conversions and Pittsburgh had nearly twice as much time on posession.

Noteworthy
LaMarr Woodley was uncontrollable at times recording six tackles and 2 sacks.

Story
PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin waded through the fireworks, confetti and the mob in the middle of the field to congratulate his Quarterback.

The Steelers are going back to the Super Bowl for the Third time in six years.

The Titans known for having a high powered offense averaging 28.4 points per game during the season were held to just 13 points in the AFC Championship game.

"This was a hard fought defensive game" said Mike Tomlin the 4th year Coach headed two his second Super Bowl in just three years.

"I'm a little dissapointed" said the Titans Coach Jeff Fisher as he watched his players trudge off the field with black and gold confetti all over them.

Believe it or not but the Titans came into this game as one point favourites -- They didn't act if they were favourites.

They struggled immensely and could not contain Blitzburgh as they got to Vince Young five times, without James Harrison.

"Man today we not play our best we a little mad especially Coach Fisher" winced Chris Johnson as he limped back to the Lockeroom after being hit hard all day.

The Titans made the playoffs with winning out their last four games with beating opponents 151 points to 73 points a game (37.0-18).

"We just believed in ourselves" said Ben Roethlisberger at the podium.

"We never thought one second we could not win another Super Berth with the performence of last year" said Santonio Holmes

"We knew we could do this, we just had to put our mind to it" said Ike Taylor with the help of Troy Polamalu, Ryan Clark and Earl Thomas shut down the passing game of the Titans.

The celebrations did not end there. A record setting attendence of 66,150 cramped into the Stadium of Heinz Field to watch their team book their place in it's eighth Super Bowl performence.

"It's fantastic" one Fan said as he kept yelling "Sevenburgh baby, let's go Steelers" throughout the entire game. The whole City was behind them and maybe the whole state.

"This Super Bowl will be special for Coach" said Defensive Captain James Farrior indicating that Legendary Hall of Fame Coach Dick Lebeau will retire after the Super Bowl .

"We want to send him out as a winner" said All Pro Safety Troy Polamalu.

After facing two AFC South Opponents in consecutive Weeks the Steelers will wait to see who is their final hurdle in the 2010 season as the Minnesota Vikings host the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game.

Notes:The Pittsburgh Steelers are now 6-5 at home during the AFC Championship game. ... The Tennessee Titans have never hosted the AFC Championship game and are now 1-4 all time in the AFC Championship as the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans

supa_fly_steeler
02-26-2010, 04:15 PM
AFC Championship Game Photos

Heinz Field before Opening Kickoff
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Chris Johnson has nowhere to run
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Cortland Finnegan returns an interception
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Santonio Holmes makes a impossible catch
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The Steelers celebrate the win
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supa_fly_steeler
02-26-2010, 05:49 PM
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Uprising 49ers next obstacle for the Vikings
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49ERS (12-4) vs. VIKINGS (12-4)

What to watch -- The Vikings are back to the NFC Championship game for a second straight consecutive year, the 49ers the Cinderella team of the NFL this year went from 7-9 to 12-4 to one win away from their sixth Super Bowl Birth.

The Vikings entered the season without Brett Favre and repeated the same success with a strong rushing game (Adrian Peterson ran for 1823 yards and 13 touchdowns) and Newly Aquired Free Agent David Garrard threw 30 touchdowns as the Vikings stormed out to 7-1 lead and beat out the Saints 24-17 in the 2009 NFC Championship Rematch.

The 49ers crushed their way to a 8-1 opening and lost three of their last six games but still managed a 12-4 record. Patrick Willis Defensive Player of the Year was behind a strong run defense which only allowed 61.25 yards per game and 18.9 points per game and was the NFC's best defence behind Linebacker Legend Mike Singletary.

Patrcik Willis recorded 130 tackles, 20 sacks, 3 fumble recoveries and 3 interceptions and is now regarded as the NFL's best Linebacker. Veteran Manny Lawson had 15 sacks. Between them 35 sacks.

Alex Smith came to life and threw 26 touchdowns this year and threw for over 3000 yards.

The 49ers team are ready for a dynasty.

NFL.com predicts -- The 49ers scare the Vikings early on and keep it interested but the Vikings earn there first Super Bowl Birth since 1977. Vikings 27-13

supa_fly_steeler
02-26-2010, 05:54 PM
INACTIVES

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MLB E.J. Henderson Probable
CB Antoine Winfield


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RB Glenn Coffee
DT Ndamukong Suh

supa_fly_steeler
02-27-2010, 03:25 AM
2010 NFC CHAMPIONSHIP - Game Report


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San Francisco 49ers (12-4) at Minnesota Vikings (12-4)

Vikings knock off Sluggish 49ers after slow start, Advance to Super Bowl

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Percy Harvin gathered 55 all purpose yards and the game clinching touchdown



Box Score
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NMINNEAPOLIS, MN—

It was over when...
With 5:46 left in the Final Quarter of the National Football Championship game. Up 17-6 David Garrard threw a 6 yard touchdown pass to Percy Harvin to wrap up the game and send the Vikings to the Super Bowl.

Game Ball
Rookie Vikings Receiver Mardy Gilyard had 2 receptions for 116 yards and a 89 yard touchdown run.

Key Stat
The 49ers dominated most offensive stats except from redzone offense and turnovers. Those two along doomed the 49ers to their chance at a Super Bowl Birth.

Noteworthy
Frank Gore rushed the ball 36 times for 115 yards. It was the first time in over 15 years the Vikings gave up a 100 yard rusher in the playoffs.

Story
MINNEAPOLIS -- Brad Childress, beaming and sporting an NFC champions cap, waded through the mob on the muddt field until he found his wide reciever, Percy Harvin.

And there they stood in the raining confetti, the winning NFC coach and the game changer, finally savoring a moment that was a long time coming since last season.

The 49ers Super Run is over.

"We didn't make the required plays today to win the football game" Said Coach Singletary.

On Defense the 49ers only allowed 235 total yards. They sacked David Garrard six times.

But when they needed their offense to step up they were not there.

"It was annoying" commented Cornerback Marcus Trufant "It was as if they were not trying with full heart"

The 49ers had just passed for 122 yards. A dissapointing way to end the season?

"Definitley" told to reporters the Defensive Player of the Year Patrick Willis who recorded eight tackles and three sacks.

"We will be back"

Not this time as the Vikings manhandelled the 49ers during the second half.

"We put so much effort into it this year, we had to win, after what happened last year" said Running Back Adrian Peterson.

The Vikings (14-4) will meet the (14-4) Steelers in Louisana for a rematch of Super Bowl IX in which the Steelers beat the Vikings 16-6.


Notes:The 49ers record as an Away NFC Championship opponent is 1-5 and 5-8 total.

supa_fly_steeler
02-27-2010, 03:51 AM
Looks like it gonna be a good super bowl

supa_fly_steeler
02-27-2010, 01:36 PM
NFC Championship Game Photos

Jabari Greer intercepts David Garrard early on
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The 49ers walk off just shy of a Super Bowl Birth
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