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Old 01-26-2012, 10:21 AM   #11
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why are so many people convinced ben is going to have a problem with bruce leaving. he will get over it and win us a couple of more superbowls
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:10 AM   #12
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The only thing I want to hear from Ben is, " BA was a great mentor and friend but I look forward to winning the Super Bowl next year with who ever they replace him with at OC."


End of story.

If Ben does anything else says anything about remotely being hurt, sad, mad, pissed. then I say we are in the business of looking for a QB that is a true team leader instead of the selfish little prick that I think most of us would think he elevated himself to be.

He's not going to say anything even close to that. Sheez........
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:10 AM   #13
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why are so many people convinced ben is going to have a problem with bruce leaving. he will get over it and win us a couple of more superbowls
I hear ya.
I'm sure he's both excited and at the same time interested in learning and working new offensive schemes, you can be sure of that.
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:24 AM   #14
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I'm starting to get sick of this story. I don't see it as that big of a deal. Most teams leave their coach's out in the dust never to be heard from again. Atleast we gave Bruce the option to go out gracefully until he opened his big mouth. Ben needs to stop being butt-hurt as well about it.
I agree with being tired about this story.


However, I've not heard ANYTHING from Ben, so why the comment about him needing to stop being butt-hurt? Did I miss it somewhere?

BTW, I would have no problem with him saying he was sad to see him go, by all accounts they got along very well. HOWEVER, he will need to move on, and I suspect he'll do just that...
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Arians needs to Just pipe down, The Steelers gave him an opportunity NO ONE else was looking to give him...
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Old 01-26-2012, 12:33 PM   #16
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Or one could say that if a guy is just "thinking" at all, he'd have to go.

After all, thinking could lead to other things like making one's own decisions and so forth and that kind of thing makes owners uncomfortable.


(just an alternative viewpoint)
Because we all know the only reason the Rooneys have allowed LeBeau to hang on is because LeBeau is their yes monkey puppet who allows Art and Dan Rooney to call in the defensive alignments from the owners box

I get that you think Arians got screwed but continuing to claim his departure was at least in part because the Rooneys are micromanagers and the Steel City versions of Jerry Jones is, with all due respect, nonsense
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Old 01-26-2012, 12:36 PM   #17
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why are so many people convinced ben is going to have a problem with bruce leaving. he will get over it and win us a couple of more superbowls
Maybe becuase Arians took it upon himself to claim Ben was not happy with his departure rather than let any statemnt on that matter come from #7?
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Old 01-26-2012, 01:21 PM   #18
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Because we all know the only reason the Rooneys have allowed LeBeau to hang on is because LeBeau is their yes monkey puppet who allows Art and Dan Rooney to call in the defensive alignments from the owners box

I get that you think Arians got screwed but continuing to claim his departure was at least in part because the Rooneys are micromanagers and the Steel City versions of Jerry Jones is, with all due respect, nonsense

I'm not "claiming" anything.

It's a rainy, boring Thursday and I saw a pot that needed stirring...

...so I stirred. (thus, the popcorn) -------------------->
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It's a rainy, boring Thursday and I saw a pot that needed stirring...

...so I stirred.

Yup. He's a troll!

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I'm not "claiming" anything.

It's a rainy, boring Thursday and I saw a pot that needed stirring...

...so I stirred. (thus, the popcorn) -------------------->
Got it

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