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Old 04-21-2010, 01:35 PM   #1
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Default What happens if Steelers get off to good start

If the Steelers get off to a good start when Ben comes back what happens? If the team is playing good football to risk bringing Ben back, if not how does Ben handle being a back-up. Its going to be interesting
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Old 04-21-2010, 01:41 PM   #2
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You don't pay a guy $102M to sit on the bench.
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I don't think Mike Tomlin wants to sit BR even if DD or BL have a good performance, BB is the franchise QB and I expect him to be the starter in the 5th game against the Browns ( If the suspension goes for "only" 4 games )
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Old 04-21-2010, 01:43 PM   #4
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I know what your saying but you dont pay 102M to hang out in college clubs either
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Old 04-21-2010, 01:51 PM   #6
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Ben is our QB, I rather miss the playoffs with him. But he better be starting when he comes back.

If dixon does that well, than we have good trade bait for some fresh picks
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This got lost in the 6 game suspension thread, but I kind of addressed the paradoxical issue in that thread when I said the following:

Here's maybe ONE positive thing about the suspension:

Ben will (presumably) be VERY healthy mid-season and who knows, the fact that he'll be coming into game5 or 7 100% fresh could be quite a boon for the team - of course, there are complications to this theory.

For one, this could only be a boon if the team was in a winning or .500 situation - a record Ben could realistically build off of upon his return. But, paradoxically, if the team is like 6-0, then there might be a situation where the fans or the team might prefer to keep Dixon or Leftwich (or whomever is covering the QB) in the position. This would be really strange and I doubt we'll see that happen, but you never know.
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Thank god. I actually prayed last night that you would say exactly what you said. I guess wishes can come true
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At least we will get a good draft pick next season
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