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Bell to the Ratbirds?

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by Spartacus, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. Spartacus

    Spartacus Well-Known Member

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  2. DukeDukeDaDaDa

    DukeDukeDaDaDa Well-Known Member

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  3. AskQuestionsLater

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    Yeah.... no.


    That would be cataclysmic. Lamar Jackson will provide enough of a challenge. Giving him Le'Veon? To a division opponent?! No way.


    Should Pittsburgh trade him, it will someone who is in the NFC. San Fran, Tampa Bay or even Philadelphia would be considerable options.
     
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  4. dobbler-33

    dobbler-33 Well-Known Member

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    I don't know why They would try and start a whole new bell fiasco with another tag to begin with... Move on he goes where he goes
     
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  5. Disco1981

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    Ha...Jackson was exposed by the end of the year...I HOPE Bell does go there...These triple option , college football fads, are just that...Fads...

    Teams catch on... Teams with QB's like Marsha, Brees, Ben, Rodgers etc...Stand the test of time...

    Inaccurate QB's such as Jackson have come and gone...I would be more worried about Mayfield...A QB you can run AND pass...He will stand the test of time...
     
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  6. Steel Hog

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    Whatever they do, the sooner the better. We have a lot of damage control to do in the off season. Our reputation is pathetic right now and that can't be fixed overnight. Same with that stain Brown.
     
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  7. Blast Furnace

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  8. Roonatic

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    No way the Rats pay Bell. They will go cheap committee at RB. Hell they are going to have trouble signing the players they have to keep their core team.
     
  9. AskQuestionsLater

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    The issue is not all on Lamar. The issue will be if Baltimore can figure out how to use Lamar's strengths. Should they build Lamar a round his current offense..... he is likely to fail.


    To maximize his abilities, the offense itself has to be built around him. For him to succeed, you need an explosive offense. As it stands right now, even with Mark Andrews, the Ravens offense is not explosive enough to supplant Lamar's abilities.
     
  10. Disco1981

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    Agree with that but... Inaccuracy is inaccuracy...Don't think you can really improve on it...

    His strengths obviously are his speed, elusiveness, and ability to extend plays...Weaknesses are inaccuracy, ability to read defenses...

    This has been football 101 forever...Obviously Baltimore will try to tailor to Jacksons strengths, and defenses will try to exploit his weaknesses...

    Percentage wise these " type " of QB's haven't lasted...The inaccurate arms, propensity for big hits- thus leading to more injuries, and lots/ most times sapping the QB's main strength, his speed! Because of all the contrast big hits to the leg area...

    I'm a pessimist...Other than Vick for a few years, really haven't seen these types pan out
     
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  11. SteelerJJ

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    The Ravens were #2 in the league in rushing last season. Their holes are elsewhere.
     
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  12. bigbenhotness

    bigbenhotness Well-Known Member

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    I really hope bell gets way less than what he wanted and was offered.
     
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  13. Blast Furnace

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    Thats my one hope that the Ravens will tank next year, I think he will be a colossal bust. Even Watson cooled off compared to his first year and Jackson didn't approach near the level Watson played his first season.
     
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  14. Steel Hog

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    I am a little the other way. I hope he gets everything he wants then is a total failure and cancer to his new locker room. Then he will have finished destroying the RB market that already started to decline with Gurly .
     
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  15. Boomer

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    I’m so tired of the me first losers on this team.
     
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  16. Roonatic

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    I think he signs a one or two year contract for the guaranteed money & decides to concentrate on his 'personage' rather than being one of the best RBs in the league.
     
  17. Roonatic

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    Watson really only had one decent target to throw to most of last year.
     
  18. Wardismvp

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    The QB made most of this yardage. Wait until an NFL lb or safety takes his head off and then
    we will see the true inaccuracy unable to read defenses that we saw in the play off loss to the Chargers.
     
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  19. 69-2now

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    Send them both to NE and watch that locker room get torn to smithereens.
     
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  21. CK 13

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    I don't care where he signs as long as it's not with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
     
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  22. SteelerJJ

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    Good point. The QB thing can definitely come back to bite them.
     

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