Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:11 pm

Brandon Lloyd >>>>> sanders
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby pfim on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:13 pm

Letang Is The Truth wrote:Brandon Lloyd >>>>> sanders


Not sure about that. The only thing that separates them at this point is opportunity.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Malkamaniac on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:16 pm

I think Sanders is a capable #3. It's a shame to lose the guy, he's probably the most replaceable part they've lost so far however.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby kovyfalcon27 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:17 pm

pfim wrote:
Letang Is The Truth wrote:Brandon Lloyd >>>>> sanders


Not sure about that. The only thing that separates them at this point is opportunity.


That and Sanders alligator arms when going across the middle.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby KennyTheKangaroo on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:22 pm

oh that crazy young money crew
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Kovy27 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:36 pm

Round 1 - T. Austin
Round 2 - X
Round 3 - R. Graham
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Kovy27 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:38 pm

Then suck next year. Get the 1st pick and draft Johnny Football.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:43 pm

Johnny Manziel ✔ @JManziel2

@BamaBane tell your mom I said wassup


Johnny Manziel ✔ @JManziel2

@BabyfaceBrutha you know nothing about me homie...hop off


Johnny Manziel ✔ @JManziel2

@AlexParmley_ you suck


Do people actually want the Steelers to draft this dbag, or just Kovy?
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Kovy27 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:45 pm

Twitter dbag. Isn't that 3/4 of the world?
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:45 pm

I'm in
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:47 pm

I'd rather have Teddy Bridgewater.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Rylan on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:55 pm

Kovy27 wrote:Round 1 - T. Austin
Round 2 - X
Round 3 - R. Graham


If they drafted Tayvon Austin I am pretty sure I wouldn't be a Steeler fan.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby JS© on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:57 pm

SolidSnake wrote:
shafnutz05 wrote:Johnny Manziel seems like Roethlisberger 2.0....at least in terms of character issues

The fact he's nicknamed "Johnny Football" makes me want to kick him in the throat

Superkick, HBK style
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby canaan on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:57 pm

i dont care what that jag says on twitter, homeboy can whip a pigskin.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby the wicked child on Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:59 pm

canaan wrote:i dont care what that jag says on twitter, homeboy can whip a pigskin.

and it's not like our current QB is not of questionable character...
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:06 pm

the wicked child wrote:
canaan wrote:i dont care what that jag says on twitter, homeboy can whip a pigskin.


and it's not like our current QB is not of questionable character...


I completely agree, but Manziel just grates me the wrong way.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Kovy27 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:14 pm

Rylan wrote:
Kovy27 wrote:Round 1 - T. Austin
Round 2 - X
Round 3 - R. Graham


If they drafted Tayvon Austin I am pretty sure I wouldn't be a Steeler fan.


What's wrong with Austin?
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby shafnutz05 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:15 pm

With the NFL appearing to be forcefully trying to move away from the era of power, north-south running backs, Austin's value seems to go up.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:21 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:
the wicked child wrote:
canaan wrote:i dont care what that jag says on twitter, homeboy can whip a pigskin.


and it's not like our current QB is not of questionable character...


I completely agree, but Manziel just grates me the wrong way.


Ben's stuff that I hate, aside from the exaggerated injury drama, is off camera and out of mind. Manziel bothers me in every way, and I don't think he'll make it in the NFL anyway.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Rylan on Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:21 pm

Kovy27 wrote:
Rylan wrote:
Kovy27 wrote:Round 1 - T. Austin
Round 2 - X
Round 3 - R. Graham


If they drafted Tayvon Austin I am pretty sure I wouldn't be a Steeler fan.


What's wrong with Austin?


He ruined my friends' chances at a state title (long story why this is somewhat depressing) and was a total d during/after the game. I can't in good faith root for him. Just a silly, petty high school grudge.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby TheHammer24 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:25 pm

How in the world did we get into such horrid cap space?

Was it Timmons/Woodley/Harrison? Obviously Ben eats up a chunk as does Troy. But for a team that "doesn't do Free Agency," I'm kind of perplexed how we dug ourselves into the whole in which we can't re-sign Lewis, who we developed, and Sanders, who is an RFA. This sucks.

That being said, I think this team will be .500+. Elite QBs alone can get you a long way.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:28 pm

Is there any equivalent to capgeek for the NFL. I know the Cowboys can't spend at all really, though fortunately they don't terribly need to(they'll lose in week 17 either way :pop: ), but I don't really know where all the money is going for any team.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby TheHammer24 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:39 pm

I don't know. 10-6 seems pretty plausible as long as we don't crap the bed in a few games like we did last year. The current roster is likely to split Balt. & Cinci. Beat Cleveland twice. Then, we're clearly better than Buffalo, Miami, NYJ, Tennessee, and Detroit. I think we have a slight edge over Chicago at home, Minnesota has a slight edge over us on the road. Lose to GB and NE. That's 10-6. Of course, we could lose to Balt twice, lose to Miami and Detroit or Tennessee and quickly be 7-9 or 8-8.

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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby skullman80 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:40 pm

I don't see the Steelers going undefeated at home.

I think 9-7 is a possibility, or 8-8, 10-6 is a best case scenario.
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Re: Official 2012-13 Pittsburgh Steelers Off-Season Thread

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:40 pm

I don't really see this team as a team that can easily beat Cleveland. Home or Away.
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