Why register with the Steelers Fever Forums?
 • Intelligent and friendly discussions.
 • It's free and it's quick. Always.
 • Enter events in the forums calendar.
 • Very user friendly software.
 • Exclusive contests and giveaways.

 Donate to Steelers Fever, Click here
 Our 2014 Goal: $450.00 - To Date: $450.00 (100.00%)
 Home | Forums | Editorials | Shop | Tickets | Downloads | Contact Pittsburgh Steelers Forum Feed Not Just Fans. Hardcore Fans.

Go Back   Steelers Fever Forums > Steelers Football > Pittsburgh Steelers


Steelers Fever Fan Shop

Doc's Sports Get FREE NFL Picks and College Football picks as well as Football Lines like live NFL Lines and updated NFL Power Rankings all at Doc's Sports Service.

Steelers Fever Presents...

Steelers Panthers

GAMEDAY
Sunday, September 21, 8:30 PM
NBC
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-12-2009, 09:53 AM   #1
lamberts-lost-tooth
Banned
 
lamberts-lost-tooth's Avatar
 

Join Date: May 2006
Location: Midwest
Posts: 10,829
Gender: Male
Member Number: 2363
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default Bettis: Steelers will capture AFC title

Bettis: Steelers will capture AFC title
By Mike Prisuta, TRIBUNE-REVIEW
Monday, January 12, 2009


After serving as honorary captain for the Steelers' 35-24 victory over San Diego in the AFC divisional playoffs, Jerome Bettis predicted another victory Sunday over the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship Game.

"Absolutely, I think they'll beat them," Bettis said.

As a former running back, Bettis was naturally most impressed with Willie Parker's 146 yards rushing and two rushing touchdowns against the Chargers.

"They were able to run the football a lot better than they had in the past, and that's what it's going to take to win a championship," Bettis said.

Ranked an uncharacteristic No. 23 in the NFL in rushing during the regular season, the Steelers gained 165 rushing yards against the Chargers, their third-highest total of the season. That's behind the 176 they gained in the regular-season finale against Cleveland, and the 183 they posted in the regular-season opener against Houston.

"I saw it today," Bettis said of the Steelers' running game.

As for Bettis' assessment of the Steelers overall: "Incredible," he said. "Great group of guys. They work hard, and whenever you have hard work, you can compensate for imperfections."

Based on the success of his most recent trip to Heinz Field, Bettis already was contemplating a return visit for Round 3 against the Ravens moments after the Steelers had dispatched San Diego.

"You know it; I gotta be back," Bettis said. "I don't know if I'll be back, but I want to be."


http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pitt.../s_606720.html
lamberts-lost-tooth is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Shoutbox provided by vBShout v6.2.1 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.0.8 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Navbar with Avatar by Motorradforum
no new posts