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Anyone know Swizter's status?

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by sjromano, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. sjromano

    sjromano Well-Known Member

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    Haven't heard anything about him since Sunday night, and he didn't appear to play the rest of the game after he had his bell rung.
     
  2. GoalLine

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    He's married. Haven't read or heard anything. I wouldn't be surprised if he doesn't play this week though. Depending upon Hunter's status we'll be seeing Washington and perhaps Eli??

    Update: Just saw Hunter placed on IR. I guess Hey-Bey then.
     
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  3. sjromano

    sjromano Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, Hunter hurt his shoulder on Ben's overthrow in the endzone. :facepalm:
     
  4. mac daddyo

    mac daddyo Well-Known Member

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    yep, just saw justin hunter to the IR. i also saw matthew thomas added to our PS. i wonder how eli is coming along? this also affects the punt and kick return duties. :cool:
     
  5. SteelerGlenn

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    Per Ben:
    Hunter shouldn’t have dove.
     
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  6. TuRnDoWnForWaTT

    TuRnDoWnForWaTT Well-Known Member

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    I agree with Ben. Hunter made the same mistake JW did. If he continued his momentum and runs through the catch its a TD.
     
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  7. CanadianSteel

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  8. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

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    Might as well give James Washington another shot. Maybe the Raiders game will be his breakout game... because the Steelers won't be running the ball much. :facepalm:
     
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  9. Disco1981

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    Please...There was nobody within 10 yards of Hunter...That was Bens bad, not Hunters
     
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  10. TuRnDoWnForWaTT

    TuRnDoWnForWaTT Well-Known Member

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    If that's AB or JuJu that's a touchdown.
     
  11. sjromano

    sjromano Well-Known Member

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    What does no one being within 10 yards of Hunter have anything to do with him mistakenly diving for a ball he should have run through for an easy 6?
     
  12. Disco1981

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    Because you're exaggerating that's why...You act like it was a pefect pass, It wasn't...He FIRED it over his head...He had to sprint AND dive...Just to have a chance for it...If someone has a video to prove me wrong...I'll stand corrected...Until then
     
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  13. Steelrules

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    No. Ben screwed the pooch on that one
     
  14. GoalLine

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    Yet I wouldn't be surprised if the gameplan was to try and run it 50 times with an unproven backup. One of those "they'll never expect it" situations.
     
  15. 58stillers

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    I love how an almost catch by a matter of an inch or two was..... blatantly over thrown or a horrible pass...... from how many yards away? Ben is used to throwing the ball to someone like AB or JuJu with that 'extra' gear to speed up. Yes it was a missed opportunity, but let's not pretend like it was some horrific throw.... that ball was right on from 36 yards away.
     
  16. sjromano

    sjromano Well-Known Member

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    Shhh, don't say that too loud.
     
  17. thesteeldeal

    thesteeldeal Well-Known Member

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    Actually what he said was he didn't have any idea what Hunter was doing. Some kind of dive. The coach got on Hunter pretty good. They took a long hard look at it and if Hunter would of run a flatter route he would be Ben's number 1 receiver. When asked how he could of made a better throw Ben said he would of thrown it to JUJU 4 times. I'm paraphrasing of course.....
     
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  18. blackandgoldpatrol

    blackandgoldpatrol Well-Known Member

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    Washington has a chance to really shine against the trash the raiders are throwing out on the field
     
  19. Clive From PIT

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    Wednesday injury report:
    Full participation: Burnett, Nix, Switzer
    Did Not Participate: Chickillo, Conner, Gilbert (excluding vet-day malingerers)
     
  20. Brandon556211

    Brandon556211 Well-Known Member

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    Dude it was awful throw. My grandma could throw it better with her opposite hand
     
  21. Formerscribe

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    No way Hunter catches that ball if he just runs through it. He really had no shot at it. The ball was badly overthrown.
     
  22. Steel Hog

    Steel Hog Well-Known Member

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    That Granny of yours must be one bad azz chick then.
     
  23. Formerscribe

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    Switzer was a full participant in practice Wednesday. He was in the protocol over the weekend, but he can't be cleared until he participates in a practice without symptoms. So basically, it wasn't necessarily a bad sign that he was in the protocol Tuesday because there had been no practice yet.
     
  24. Busman

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    Throw seemed to be good. It appears as though Hunter misjudged it. I really do think if he stays upright he runs right into the ball Play starts at 5:32

     
  25. Formerscribe

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    We will have to agree to disagree. I thought it was a terrible throw and Hunter had no shot at it. It wasn't like the one to Washington the previous week.
     

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