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Old 01-21-2014, 06:33 PM   #31
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Thus, I'd say he's pretty darn important to the team.
Obviously not, T. Didn't you know? We can replace Ben with a 6th round rookie like we did with Larry Foote. Or maybe a 7th rounder like we did with Max Starks. Ben's just a placeholder.
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Old 01-21-2014, 06:43 PM   #32
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The hof is for the best players of all time. Ben has never been close to a top qb he doesn't deserve the hof because of two Super Bowl rings, when he was horrible in one of the games. He's never carried the team and his teams never score near the top of the league add that with how he's not liked and its going to be harder than many think. If it goes by rings only then max Starks Larry foote and other should be in. The way Eli keeps missing the playoffs he could find himself not in also
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It's also worth noting that Ben Roethlisberger had the worst offensive supporting cast of any top-tier QB between 2008 and 2012, thereby making it harder to be as efficient or productive. Yeah, he's had great defenses; too bad his defenses never ran the ball, caught his passes or blocked for him. It just sucks that that the investment in the offense is now being negated by a decline in the defense.
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Old 01-21-2014, 08:04 PM   #35
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Default Re: Ben snubbed for Pro Bowl replacement?

Probowl: a "false flag football" game played somewhere over the rainbow. If I were Ben I would not want to get 100 miles of that god-forsaken game.
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Obviously not, T. Didn't you know? We can replace Ben with a 6th round rookie like we did with Larry Foote. Or maybe a 7th rounder like we did with Max Starks. Ben's just a placeholder.
Brett Keisel looks a lot like BB.

If he started at QB... we probably wouldn't even notice a difference.
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Default Re: Ben snubbed for Pro Bowl replacement?

You know, I could start breaking down numbers and stats, explaining the talent level around him, his offensive line play, the running game, etc...But I know I would be wasting my time with the haters.

I'll just enjoy the fact that he's our QB, while the people on earth in Steelers Nation yearn for the 1 to 15 quarterbacks currently in the world they believe are better.

Listening to people not knowing how lucky they are as a fan is maybe the most frustrating and laughable thing I could think of as a Steeler fan.

Here's to the fans that wish Tony Romo was our quarterback!

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Default Re: Ben snubbed for Pro Bowl replacement?

Ben will always be snubbed. Quite frankly, that's the way he and everyone here should like it. Ben's a BAD MOTHER FUCKER with a chip on his shoulder. Lets keep it that way. If that sorry ass N.E team can make it to the Title game, then there shouldn't be any doubt that Ben can get us there with this team, too.
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The hof is for the best players of all time.
Yeah, that's why QBs like Bob Griese, Joe Namath and Sonny Jurgensen are in there...

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Yeah, that's why QBs like Bob Griese, Joe Namath and Sonny Jurgensen are in there...

while I agree on them in v. Ben in - got to consider the time they played the QB position and the very young history of the HOF at the time
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