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« on: Sep 11, 2012 at 09:36 »

RG III, 'nuff said.  Did Snyder finally get it right?
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« Reply #1 on: Oct 23, 2012 at 08:06 »

Time to start a winning streak.  RGIII is scary, but Washington's defense is junk so there's no excuse to start dropping home games.
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« Reply #2 on: Oct 23, 2012 at 11:53 »

Might be a good week for all of our TVs to die and just listen to the game on radio...like Penso.

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« Reply #3 on: Oct 23, 2012 at 12:22 »

Oh no, it's those uniforms?  Damn.  You may have something there, I like the Steelers radio guys anyways.
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« Reply #4 on: Oct 23, 2012 at 14:05 »

Might be a good week for all of our TVs to die and just listen to the game on radio...like Penso.




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« Reply #5 on: Oct 23, 2012 at 14:30 »

Might be a good week for all of our TVs to die and just listen to the game on radio...like Penso.




I kinda like the prison Uni's.  Might have to ask Santa for one.
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« Reply #6 on: Oct 25, 2012 at 09:29 »

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« Reply #7 on: Oct 25, 2012 at 09:31 »

Prison unis are 91%.
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« Reply #8 on: Oct 25, 2012 at 09:54 »

Snacks was pleading for vertical stripes.
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« Reply #9 on: Oct 25, 2012 at 11:04 »

Sorry.  Just...gross.

Hopefully, Skins players are easily distracted.
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« Reply #10 on: Oct 25, 2012 at 11:16 »

Forgot to mention, I think this is a very dangerous game for Pittsburgh.  It's really a lose/lose situation.

They win and Washington was a pretender; RGIII hype was premature; Skins are worst team in NFCE; etc., etc.

They lose and Washington is definitely on the upswing; RGIII pushing for MVP candidacy; Steelers can't beat the good teams; etc., etc.

Regardless, they need the "W," though...badly.  Gotta get their heads above .500 and keep them there if they expect to make any sort of postseason push.  A win keeps them within striking distance (game and a half~ish) of the idle Ravens.

While Griffin has hurt opposing teams through the air, I'm most concerned about Pittsburgh's ability to contain him on the ground.  Morris will likely have a decent day too.  It's gonna be a "bend, don't break" attitude, I think.  Just don't give up the big play.  Ben and the aerial attack should have a big day.  Sprinkle in some runs to keep the defense honest.  Hopefully Dwyer and Rainey can build on their nice showings last week.

I'm hoping that ****ie can dial up some magic for the rook.  Pittsburgh defense does tend to be a difficult draw for newbies, but this guy makes a Michael Vick in his prime look slow (guess I'm a racist for making that comparison) AND he can sling it.

If you're attending this one, be loud, people; be very, very LOUD.

FG game.  Steelers win, but don't cover.  23-20.
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« Reply #11 on: Oct 25, 2012 at 12:26 »

Sorry.  Just...gross.

Hopefully, Skins players are easily distracted.


"Steelers will wear absurd throwbacks this week"

Yeah, he got the headline right.  Those are a caricature of NFL uniforms crossed with 1920's prison garb.  Jebus.
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« Reply #12 on: Oct 25, 2012 at 14:42 »

Hopefully Dwyer and Rainey can build on their nice showings last week.


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...is back in the lineup.



How has Wilson not addressed this yet?

Am I just blowing this out of proportion here?
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« Reply #13 on: Oct 28, 2012 at 12:10 »

Don't know what the weather is doing in Steeler land yet, but if it's windy the d will be in for a long day chasing rg3
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« Reply #14 on: Oct 28, 2012 at 12:12 »

I like it, I like it alot.  Great call Tomlin.  It would have been a victory for the 'Skins to hold 'em to a FG after a great opening drive like that.
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« Reply #15 on: Oct 28, 2012 at 12:20 »

Nice defensive series, great start to the game.  The bumble bee look is lucky!?
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« Reply #16 on: Oct 28, 2012 at 13:48 »

I'm loving Dwyer.  Doesn't go down easy, has enough speed.  It'll be tough to put him back on the bench.
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« Reply #17 on: Oct 28, 2012 at 13:50 »

Nice catch in the flats by Batch, in the rain, too.
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« Reply #18 on: Oct 28, 2012 at 13:56 »

Nice trickeration, fake snap to Rainey - he almost got the TD.
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« Reply #19 on: Oct 28, 2012 at 14:03 »

I almost feel sorry for RG3, the drops man, the drops.
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« Reply #20 on: Oct 28, 2012 at 14:06 »

Curtis Brown, you didn't even need to block that dude, AB was gone!  WTF!?
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« Reply #21 on: Oct 28, 2012 at 17:30 »

Curtis Brown, you didn't even need to block that dude, AB was gone!  WTF!?

Biggest mistake in an otherwise really sound game (Partly due to the Skins dropsies).  I'm especially bothered by this hold because it may have cost me a "W" in one of my fantasy leagues...
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« Reply #22 on: Nov 02, 2012 at 15:31 »

James Harrison should smack some sense into AB after running backwards into the endzone.  That is total dick-ness.

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« Reply #23 on: Nov 02, 2012 at 22:25 »

James Harrison should smack some sense into AB after running backwards into the endzone.  That is total dick-ness.

Seems like the perfect opportunity for Tomlin to put foot to ass.
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