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49ers defense looks mortal

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by francobettis, Sep 17, 2023.

  1. francobettis

    francobettis Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    Rams are moving the ball with ease in the 1st half
    We made them look like Steel Curtain last week.
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  2. MojaveDesertPghFan


    Oct 19, 2011
    Since we're on the subject of semi-Steeler matters, Dobbs and Conner tearing 'em up for the Steelers West.
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  3. Hanratty#5

    Hanratty#5 Well-Known Member

    Apr 20, 2019
    Dobbs is going to get his first career victory and Conner is over a hundred yards midway through the 3rd quarter.
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  4. JKLTO

    JKLTO Member

    Aug 13, 2023
    The way Dobbs has been playing, I wonder if we perhaps made a mistake letting him go haha.
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  5. Wardismvp

    Wardismvp Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2011
    Steelers get everybody's A game.
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  6. MojaveDesertPghFan


    Oct 19, 2011
    Shhhhh. Giants pulling close.
  7. doubleyoi


    Apr 26, 2012
    Don’t worry the Khan artist is stockpiling draft picks for a run at McVay
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  8. AskQuestionsLater

    AskQuestionsLater Writing Team

    Apr 21, 2016
    I mean...

    The Rams also know the 49ers far better than the Steelers do. Add in the fact that Sean McVay could draw up concepts that Matt Canada could in his wildest dreams and one begins to understand why the score is the way it is currently.
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  9. GoldBurgh

    GoldBurgh Well-Known Member

    Dec 31, 2022
    Purdy looks average at best when guys aren't wide open to where he can play pitch and catch. We are such garbage on both sides of the ball as far as coaching. Blow it all up for pete's sake.
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  10. Silverback

    Silverback Well-Known Member

    Sep 1, 2023
    Yea, it was 20-17 at one point, I was gonna say they don't look so dominant to me vs. the 5-win Rams. I thought their brutality of smashing us so thoroughly was due to how outstanding they were, not all all to our own deficiencies? :shrug:
  11. BobbyBiz

    BobbyBiz Well-Known Member

    Nov 30, 2011
    The way that I see it, the first 2 or 3 games are just an extension of the pre season. What you see in those weeks is rarely what you get at the end of the season, or even week 8 for that matter. That's why I don't over react.

    I think the deemphasis on physical training camps and the reduction of preseason games, and the playing time within them, are driving this. Yeah, it's probably having a positive impact on player health and safety, but it's happening at the cost of a lack or preparedness for the season.
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  12. TuRnDoWnForWaTT

    TuRnDoWnForWaTT Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2018
    I was pulling for Dobbs to get a win as well. Fell apart in the 4th
  13. Hanratty#5

    Hanratty#5 Well-Known Member

    Apr 20, 2019
    Dobbs and the Cards blew a 28-7 3rd quarter lead. Dobbs still looking for that first win in year #7.
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  14. AskQuestionsLater

    AskQuestionsLater Writing Team

    Apr 21, 2016

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  15. S.T.D

    S.T.D Well-Known Member

    Dec 23, 2020
    I believe I predicted a close game many times earlier this week when others said they would blow out the Rams. They are a division game, and it's almost always close between them.
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  16. Thigpen82

    Thigpen82 Bitter optimist

    Oct 17, 2011
    He started the game 6 for 6 and was making some right throws early on. Later he tailed off a bit.
  17. steel machine

    steel machine Well-Known Member

    Sep 21, 2017
    Good point guy. I think all football fans overreact to the early games in the season. Hell, we started 2-6 and damn near had a chance to lose yet another first round Playoff game last season. Although, I do believe we'd have gave them hell if we made it last year.
  18. We need a change

    We need a change Well-Known Member

    Oct 9, 2017
    Someone told them they could lose the #1 pick if they win.

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