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Old 12-09-2012, 04:18 PM   #11
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and with the 19th pick in the 2013 nfl draft, the steelers pick.....
I would go DL. Getting spence and decastro back is like having 2 free draft picks
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:19 PM   #12
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I think you've been a fan long enough to know that we rarely blow out a team - especially a "bad" team. Yes, we seem to play down to our opponents and we get burned.

I have never played professional football so I don't know what it's like week in and week out mentally. It seems that when we get a chip on our shoulder we play well and when we are expected to win, we get lazy and expect other players to make plays.

I suspect a big emotional let down happened today after the big emotional win last week and players on a high with Ben returning.

I actually expect us to beat the Cowboys solidly next week
I hear what you're saying. I guess I just hate making concessions to that type of play or attitude. Just because we've rarely been a team that blows out opponents doesn't mean we should be okay with lackluster play, and piss-poor preparation.

But, I will be in front of my TV with my jersey on and rooting for the boys next week as usual.
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:20 PM   #13
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I would go DL. Getting spence and decastro back is like having 2 free draft picks
I'd go OLB or DB.
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:20 PM   #14
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I've lost Hope. Damn dog ran out after I screamed after that last TD the chargers scored.
If it's name is Tico, let it goooo.

Seriously, stop traumatizing your dog. I hope it comes home soon.
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:23 PM   #15
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Just because you pride yourself some Steelers fan that "never gives up hope", a lot of us have a right to be pissed off.

Pittsburgh looked like dogshit today against a team that literally has nothing to play for. Complete pathetic excuse for a game.

If we by some miracle make the playoffs, we are going to get decimated by the like of Denver, Houston, or New England.
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:24 PM   #16
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I hear what you're saying. I guess I just hate making concessions to that type of play or attitude. Just because we've rarely been a team that blows out opponents doesn't mean we should be okay with lackluster play, and piss-poor preparation.

But, I will be in front of my TV with my jersey on and rooting for the boys next week as usual.
I remember a defensive coach (Tim ?) used to make up stories to get his players fired up before the game. ("Did you know that Houshmanzedah called your mom a *****")

Again I don't know what it takes to get up for a game but must be a lot
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WAKE THE F*** UP STEELERS....


Its so freaking hard for me to see them squandering opportunities

I mean why the hell fight so hard last week if you don't want to go all the way
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:31 PM   #18
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Just because you pride yourself some Steelers fan that "never gives up hope", a lot of us have a right to be pissed off.

Pittsburgh looked like dogshit today against a team that literally has nothing to play for. Complete pathetic excuse for a game.

If we by some miracle make the playoffs, we are going to get decimated by the like of Denver, Houston, or New England.
I agree that you have the right to be pissed off. Heck I'm pissed as today was a great opportunity lost to make ground on he ravens and put distance on the bengals.

But I disagree with your "decimation" expectation. If I were you and truly believe is what you said, I would stop watching football for he rest of the season.

But you will continue to watch because even if you deny it, you watch because you have hope. Still you have every right to be upset today

( and I don't take pride in being just a blind faith-ed fan - I truly believe that we will do well if we make the playoffs)
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I remember a defensive coach (Tim ?) used to make up stories to get his players fired up before the game. ("Did you know that Houshmanzedah called your mom a *****")

Again I don't know what it takes to get up for a game but must be a lot
Whatever it takes to fire up the troops I guess.
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I don't say much, but , that post was well written and recieved!!!!! tku Jim
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