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Old 02-03-2006, 12:49 PM   #11
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Default Re: Steelers bringing the Run Game

Originally Posted by PDX Hawk fan
You'd take Bettis over Portis TODAY?

We shut Portis down 3 weeks ago. You think we can't stop the run?! Based on what???

Cowher would be an idiot to let Bettis have 30 carries. But it's been his M.O to get caught up in sideshows, so one can only hope....

I have an idea- why not try an on-sides kick to start the game off?
Portis is a good all-situation RB - Bettis isnt.

Despite the feel good factor about Jerome being in his home town - logic says he may get a couple of 2Yd TD's but he wont be running for anywhere near 100yards.

I was never as confident as alot of these Steeler fans when we played the Eagles last year.

They've been great for a while now, three Super Bowls' worth of great. But only this season have the New England Patriots become The Show, the must-see team of stars, pretty boys and reformed bad boys. Suddenly, the Patriots are not simply great; they're compelling, fascinating, appearing to be almighty and a touch lawless.
The Patriots didn't bother with swagger to start this NFL season; they went straight to defiant. Either you're one of them or you're about to get crushed.
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