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Old 08-14-2013, 02:51 PM   #1
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Default Bell picked to disappoint!!!!

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Old 08-14-2013, 02:56 PM   #2
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Default Re: Bell picked to disappoint!!!!

To really tell how a player is going to do, we'll need to review what Pete said about them and then come back in 5 years.
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Old 08-14-2013, 03:08 PM   #3
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Le'Veon Bell might fit the mold of the typical bruising Pittsburgh Steelers running back, but don’t expect that type of production. The big difference with the Steelers in recent years has been the lack of push from their offensive line. In fairness, they’ve suffered a ton of injuries there, but that doesn’t completely excuse them from their inability to run the ball. Bell is dangerous when he’s given a hole and able to get a forward lean, but that won’t happen very much this year in Pittsburgh.

Read more at http://www.rantsports.com/nfl/2013/0...1sYVTXqIcS1.99

So, he's essentially full of shit. One, I've never heard of this site. Two, his logic for Le'Veon under preforming is ridiculous. A new scheme and a younger, more athletic offensive line is apparently turning heads at camp and this guy comes in without (in all likelihood) watching a bit of their camp and making assumptions based on film from last year?

People get paid to write shit like this.
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One, I've never heard of this site. Two, his logic for Le'Veon under preforming is ridiculous. A new scheme and a younger, more athletic offensive line is apparently turning heads at camp and this guy comes in without (in all likelihood) watching a bit of their camp and making assumptions based on film from last year?

People get paid to write shit like this.
What makes you think "B.L. Lippert" is getting paid to write this shit?

According to his Twitter site this is his bio

Proud father, husband, teacher and coach. Love the spread offense, the Yankees, and Florida State football. ACC Football Writer for Rant Sports

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He's a high school teacher and football coach in Augusta, Maine

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But since we read his opinion about Bell on the Internet I guess it must be true
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Old 08-14-2013, 03:18 PM   #5
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i say he's not going to disappoint. and my dick's bigger than the guy who reported that bogus article so i win
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From http://www.rantsports.com/about/ (bolded the important parts)

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You, as a sports writer, will be allowed to share your thoughts and opinions anywhere on the Rant Sports network and will be paid for your efforts after you have proven to the staff that you’re worth being hired. The quickly growing Rant Sports network will give you the opportunity to publish original work that displays your personality. We vow to settle for nothing less than the best of the best sports minds on the internet today.

The real question is how much these "talented" contributors are getting paid... It's probably based on their click counts, so why not write a whack job story to get hits?
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Old 08-14-2013, 03:31 PM   #7
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i say he's not going to disappoint. and my dick's bigger than the guy who reported that bogus article so i win
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Old 08-14-2013, 03:47 PM   #8
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Completely void of substance. What about the new zone blocking scheme, what about high draft picks that are (knock on wood) healthy? This wasn't worth the time spent reading on it, but I did find something worth while on that site.

http://swimdaily.si.com/2013/05/07/c...=tab_sipopular

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Default Re: Bell picked to disappoint!!!!

Pretty easy prediction to make considering how bad our running game was last season.

Yea we gotta new zone blocking scheme, but we have yet to use in a real game...so can't really say that's an instant fix to our running game till we see our players actually execute it with success.

Our running game stunk for a long time... what has changed? New 2nd round RB.... a healthy O-line...at least we can hope for it. Until I see our line actually create big holes for a running game - I can't really argue with this assesment. It's not a diss to our Rb...it's a diss to our O-line.

I do think we have some talent on the O-line.. but they have to stay healthy and they have to prove it. IMO our season hinges on 2 things... our O-line staying healthy and our LB corp progressing. 2 things that we haven't seen in a long time.
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