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ETL
09-20-2010, 11:30 PM
That's the last time I remember the Steelers being down in Tampa to play the Bucs. Lethon Flowers describe the Bucs as paper champions after the Steelers thoroughly trounced them when the Bucs were heavy favorites

StainlessStill
09-20-2010, 11:41 PM
That's the last time I remember the Steelers being down in Tampa to play the Bucs. Lethon Flowers describe the Bucs as paper champions after the Steelers thoroughly trounced them when the Bucs were heavy favorites

Yes, and I remember Kendrell Bell completley rattling Mike Alstott's bell on the goaline, causing a fumble. I'll never forget that hit and never seen Alstott get hit that hard, EVER. Bell would of been an All-Pro if he wasn't so injury prone with his ankle. That dude was a HARD hitter and even rattled Bettis in training camp.

That 2002 game, we were the last to beat Tampa as they went on their way to the Super Bowl. Anyone remember the 2001 game? Didn't we have like 10 sacks?

tony hipchest
09-20-2010, 11:50 PM
2001- kordell stewart cried.

EDIT- had to have been 2002 when stewart cried no way the steelers play the bucs play the steelers twice in 2 years.

2002- we mocked them for being paper champions,(warren sapp skipped like a little girl through the steleers warm-ups) stomped a mudhole, and lit a fire under their ass.

Noles & Bucs
09-20-2010, 11:51 PM
Recall that Brad Johnson was injured for that game. You beat Shaun King.

StainlessStill
09-20-2010, 11:56 PM
2001- kordell stewart cried.

EDIT- had to have been 2002 when stewart cried no way the steelers play the bucs play the steelers twice in 2 years.

2002- we mocked them for being paper champions,(warren sapp skipped like a little girl through the steleers warm-ups) stomped a mudhole, and lit a fire under their ass.

No, we pounded the Bucs in 2001 down there. We had like 10 sacks. Porter had a killer game.

I think Kordell cried in '99. Maybe '98 but I'm pretty sure it was 1999.

tony hipchest
09-21-2010, 12:10 AM
Recall that Brad Johnson was injured for that game. You beat Shaun King.

same difference.

tony hipchest
09-21-2010, 12:18 AM
No, we pounded the Bucs in 2001 down there. We had like 10 sacks. Porter had a killer game.

I think Kordell cried in '99. Maybe '98 but I'm pretty sure it was 1999.

yep, i was right before my edit. kordell cried in 98.

steelers played the bucs in 1998, 2002 (10 sack "paper champion" game) and 2006 (20-3 ass kicking.).

we only play them once every 4 years, so they werent on the sched in 01.

Physical Presence
09-21-2010, 02:51 AM
yep, i was right before my edit. kordell cried in 98.

steelers played the bucs in 1998, 2002 (10 sack "paper champion" game) and 2006 (20-3 ass kicking.).

we only play them once every 4 years, so they werent on the sched in 01.


You are mistaken grasshopper. The 10 sack game was indeed during the '01 season. We went down there and pounded them 17-10. Bettis had over 140 yards on only 17 carries while Porter racked up 4 of the 10 sacks.

Don't forget, before the divisions were realigned in '02, we would play NFC teams every 3 years. Starting in '02, it went from 3 to 4 divisions per conference. We played the NFC Central in '01 and the NFC South in '02. Tampa just happened to move from one division to the other. Their bad luck, I guess, although they did make Lee Flowers eat his words at the end of that season.

StainlessStill
09-21-2010, 07:24 AM
Week 7 (Sunday October 21, 2001): at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Steelers 17
Buccaneers 10

at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

* Game time: 1:00 PM EDT
* Game attendance: 65,588
* Referee: Ed Hochuli

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_Pittsburgh_Steelers_season

joeyssteelcurtain
09-21-2010, 07:47 AM
[QUOTE=StainlessStill;846627

That 2002 game, we were the last to beat Tampa as they went on their way to the Super Bowl. Anyone remember the 2001 game? Didn't we have like 10 sacks?[/QUOTE]

I i was at that game Chad scott had a pick 6 it was great game

kiuaswarrior
09-21-2010, 09:12 AM
Ohhh memories.

Lex Yinzer
09-21-2010, 09:37 AM
Chad scott had a pick 6 it was great game

Chad Scott, who phoned-in his entire career in Pittsburgh; the other side knew they were having a bad day that day.

tony hipchest
09-21-2010, 10:14 AM
You are mistaken grasshopper. The 10 sack game was indeed during the '01 season. We went down there and pounded them 17-10. Bettis had over 140 yards on only 17 carries while Porter racked up 4 of the 10 sacks.

.aso.

good job. i totally forgot about that. our schedule sucked back then with just 6 games out of division.

steelerchad
09-21-2010, 02:46 PM
aso.

good job. i totally forgot about that. our schedule sucked back then with just 6 games out of division.

PAPER CHAMPIONS was one of my favorite Steeler Rants. Good. Lee Flowers was a hitter. Liked the guy.