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Old 09-05-2013, 01:18 PM   #11
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Default Re: Steelers Le'Veon Bell says he's aiming to play by Week 2 vs. Bengals

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Week 2 sounds good to me

we can end that "RB by committee" bullshit and get a real #1
I hope Bell will be ready week 2. (Not sure if he will be.) Redman won't last long as a 20+ touch guy. He will get hurt if he carries the load for a few games, or maybe 1.
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Old 09-05-2013, 03:24 PM   #12
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Default Re: Steelers Le'Veon Bell says he's aiming to play by Week 2 vs. Bengals

Week 2 would be awesome, but only if he's completely healed. One week too soon could be devastating to this team.
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Okay, so Bell can run, but can he hold onto the ball? Do you remember that game last year when everybody fumbled. It was so bad I even dropped my beer and benched myself.
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:34 PM   #14
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I agree wholeheartedly. Please, do NOT rush him back; allow him to completely heal.
And if we lose week one? We can't go 0-2
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And if we lose week one? We can't go 0-2
if we can't beat the titans in our house, we have more problems than just running back
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if we can't beat the titans in our house, we have more problems than just running back
Wouldnt one of those issues be that we didnt have a quality RB playing against the Titans?
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Default Re: Steelers Le'Veon Bell says he's aiming to play by Week 2 vs. Bengals

We will need a running game against the Bengals. I don't think many teams will be able to run for a lot of yards against the Bengals this year, but we need to at least pick up some decent runs and convert the 3rd and 1's.
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if we can't beat the titans in our house, we have more problems than just running back
Right on. This game is definitely a litmus test for us, right out of the gate.
Playing a weaker team at the home opener......winning this game and hopefully not struggling to do so will tell us how much we've grown since last season.
A loss at home to the Titans and the expected reactions, "well, it's only one game," "it's a long season," will ring pretty hollow.
Not saying the season is over with a loss, that's ridiculous.
But a loss points us back to the "should have won" games we lost last year.
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Right on. This game is definitely a litmus test for us, right out of the gate.
Playing a weaker team at the home opener......winning this game and hopefully not struggling to do so will tell us how much we've grown since last season.
A loss at home to the Titans and the expected reactions, "well, it's only one game," "it's a long season," will ring pretty hollow.
Not saying the season is over with a loss, that's ridiculous.
But a loss points us back to the "should have won" games we lost last year.
I would love to see a thrashing this Sunday but I'll settle for a " Team in progress " squeak by win.

I think we should kill the Titans. First game of the season maybe not. If the Titans are on the schedule later in the season , I'm confident we will have gelled by then and destroy them.

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And if we lose week one? We can't go 0-2
If rather go 0-2 and have Bell for the rest of the season, than go 2-0 and have him miss the rest of the season.
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