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Old 09-19-2012, 05:36 PM   #21
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Default Re: Sky still falling?

No, this Defense is still reasonably good, it's just not a Super Do-All Defense anymore. The 2008 and 2010 Defenses not only stopped offenses, but they scored and turned the ball over. This Defense can just stop people now. It'll do it's fundamental job, but it's not going to win games. The Steelers can't sit back and ride on the back of the Defense to wins anymore.

The last time the Steelers went into a season with Mediocre Offense and the Defense couldn't save their skin (2009) they finished 9-7 and missed the playoffs.
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Old 09-19-2012, 05:53 PM   #22
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Only thing that matters is that we when enough to make the playoffs. I could give a shit who we beat early in the season, but if we're losing in December, throw in the towel. We can't heat up early on and fizzle out when it matters. We're NOT the Patriots. Going 16-0 doesn't mean shit when you finish 18-1.
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Old 09-19-2012, 08:28 PM   #23
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I blame Arians and Canada.
There are two things that I can't stand in this world: people who are intolerant of other cultures... and the Dutch.
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Old 09-20-2012, 07:39 AM   #24
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There are two things that I can't stand in this world: people who are intolerant of other cultures... and the Dutch.
What about carnies...you know, circus folk, with little hands and smell like cabbage.
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Old 09-20-2012, 01:06 PM   #25
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What about carnies...you know, circus folk, with little hands and smell like cabbage.
Hey, man... Fook Yu. Then again, Fook Mi.
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:09 PM   #26
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now it is, we just let the worst offense in the NFL put up 34 on us. if we can't get troy and harrison back healthy this year we're going 8-8
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:12 PM   #27
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now it is, we just let the worst offense in the NFL put up 34 on us. if we can't get troy and harrison back healthy this year we're going 8-8
If Tomlin doesn't pull his head out of his ass it could get alot worse than that!
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:15 PM   #28
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We're 1 - 2 ---- the sky is hardly falling. At this point, it's far too early to cast a verdict on any team. We'll see where we are in 5 games. If we're still playing unevenly by midseason, then that's cause for concern. Unless we lose 3 out of the next five games, I'd say the sky isn't falling.
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We're 1 - 3 ---- the sky is hardly falling. At this point, it's far too early to cast a verdict on any team. We'll see where we are in 5 games. If we're still playing unevenly by midseason, then that's cause for concern. Unless we lose 3 out of the next five games, I'd say the sky isn't falling.
1-3, we chalking up the bye week as a loss already?
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:31 PM   #30
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Depending on the defence is now out of question and with AB being stripped so easily, yes the sky is falling.
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