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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby Pavel Bure on Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:39 pm

the wicked child wrote:While what Harrison did was obviously bad, I'm pretty sure that it ranks a few notches below this on the WTF scale.

I mean apples and oranges. Beating on women and being stupidly drunk. The point was that the Steelers have been putting up with a lot of B.S. from their players for a while.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby viva la ben on Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:53 pm

So the deadspin article shows Alameda Taamu blew a .196 on the breatholizer. How much you think a 350+ pound guy would have to drink to have a bac twice the legal limit?
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:54 pm

PhantomJB93 wrote:If we go out of our way to ship a Super Bowl MVP out for minimal return because of marijuana use but let a potential felon facing jailtime who has barely seen playing time stay on the team, something is wrong


Thats another thing. Holmes was going to be a FA no? I think they were looking to dump him regardless, and I think they liked to use the weed bust as a front.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby viva la ben on Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:55 pm

I ask this because the only charts ive found go to 240 lbs :lol:
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby offsides on Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:58 pm

JS© wrote:
I think tomorrow might be pushing it considering this happened on a weekend. I wouldn't be surprised if he was released on Tuesday.

I would say that I'd be disappointed if he is not reprimanded/released, but as mentioned in the last few responses, the "Steeler Way" is no more real than the Easter Bunny at this point.


Wait, you mean there is no Easter Bunny? Thanks alot for busting my bubble.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:00 pm

Its just a guy in a suit!
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:01 pm

All the sudden paper towels aint no big thang

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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby TheHammer24 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:29 pm

Are people honestly asking whether he'll be a Steeler? The guy is going to jail --- this isn't a "oh crap let the lawyers handle it" situation.

Also, WTH does a coach's mentality have to do with a guy who leads police on a wild chase through a series of hit and runs? It's not like he went to a Strip Club on game night. :face:
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby blackjack68 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:48 pm

I posted this in "Non-Steelers" too. but it kinda involves the Steelers since we still have to play the Ravens twice.

Looks like Ray Lewis is out for a while and Ladarius Webb out for the season.

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap100000 ... line_stack

We can still get back in this thing.

#eternaloptimist
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:56 pm

blackjack68 wrote:I posted this in "Non-Steelers" too. but it kinda involves the Steelers since we still have to play the Ravens twice.

Looks like Ray Lewis is out for a while and Ladarius Webb out for the season.

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap100000 ... line_stack

We can still get back in this thing.

#eternaloptimist


If Ray Ray misses this year, how many more can he have left? Especialy on the heals of an injury that causes him to miss months on end.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby the wicked child on Sun Oct 14, 2012 11:09 pm

blackjack68 wrote:I posted this in "Non-Steelers" too. but it kinda involves the Steelers since we still have to play the Ravens twice.

Looks like Ray Lewis is out for a while and Ladarius Webb out for the season.

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap100000 ... line_stack

We can still get back in this thing.

#eternaloptimist

Steelers still have no shot at the division, IMO. Hopefully weakens the Ravens enough that they won't go anywhere, but the AFC seems weak overall so they are on track for a bye at this point. (And they are almost as bad as the Steelers on the road, so that is bad).
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 11:51 pm

DudeMan2766 wrote:All the sudden paper towels aint no big thang

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Best kicker ever?
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby Rylan on Sun Oct 14, 2012 11:52 pm

Woah Jeff Reed looks like the guy that did the Batman Shootings.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:14 am

FreeCandy44 wrote:
DudeMan2766 wrote:All the sudden paper towels aint no big thang

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Best kicker ever?


My favorite kicker ever at least. Also won me a bar's Halloween costume contest 2009.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby JS© on Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:08 am

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/spo ... ay-657568/

As much as I can't stand Ron Cook, he's right.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:20 pm

Steelers will play Vikings in London next year.

http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blog ... h&id=57018
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby the wicked child on Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:24 pm

FreeCandy44 wrote:Steelers will playlose to Vikings in London next year.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby JS© on Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:33 pm

can't win at home, can't win on the road......can we send them out of the country for a weekend?
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby Bioshock on Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:47 pm

Steelers are gonna be 6-10 this year. It's time to rebuild and retool. The defense needs an overhaul and a few lean years are ahead for this club. I just hope this team becomes good again in time for Ben to win a few more rings on the back end of his career.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby bhaw on Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:31 am

http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/85124 ... oncussions

Harrison has been using special padding to protect his head and likes the results so far.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby joopen on Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:08 am

bhaw wrote:http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8512456/james-harrison-pittsburgh-steelers-lb-had-double-digit-concussions

Harrison has been using special padding to protect his head and likes the results so far.

The Steelers defensive players have found a unique way of preventing concussions so far this season... They have decided to just not tackle the other team and allow them to score at a leisurely pace. To date it has been successful in reducing the amount of concussions.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby TheHammer24 on Wed Oct 17, 2012 9:17 am

:lol:
joopen wrote:
bhaw wrote:http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8512456/james-harrison-pittsburgh-steelers-lb-had-double-digit-concussions

Harrison has been using special padding to protect his head and likes the results so far.

The Steelers defensive players have found a unique way of preventing concussions so far this season... They have decided to just not tackle the other team and allow them to score at a leisurely pace. To date it has been successful in reducing the amount of concussions.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby Ad@m on Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:29 pm

The jerseys from 1934 to be worn Sunday

http://m.usatoday.com/article/news/1656005
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby offsides on Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:28 am

Ad@m wrote:The jerseys from 1934 to be worn Sunday

http://m.usatoday.com/article/news/1656005


Hopefully this is the first and last time they wear those lame jerseys.
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Re: Official 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:06 pm

There's a Alameda /jail stripes joke here somewhere.
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