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Big Ben is soft

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by SteelerGlenn, Jan 11, 2021 at 7:04 AM.

  1. SteelerGlenn

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    He should have either dove on that fumble or kicked it out of the endzone. Guy can't even do a QB sneak. I watch pretty much every other QB in the league run the QB sneak yet he's to important to bother with it.
     
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  2. SteelerGlenn

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    Can't practice on Wednesdays? Sick of hearing about his so called Knee injury too.
     
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  3. PWP

    PWP Well-Known Member

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    If he doesn't retire we should cut him ..He is done and the longer he stays the harder it will be to get the running game going again..A new OC and a new DC is a must ..Get Mason a good RB throw that zone blocking crap in the trash and go Power and use PA I don't enjoy watching this soft Dink and dunk crap..
     
  4. Maddog78

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    He's clearly done, a few flashes here and there notwithstanding. Can't play under center, can't move, can't throw downfield.
     
  5. steel machine

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    Thanks for bringing pride and SB's back to the Steelers Ben, now don't let the door hit you in the ass on your way out.

    What I think will happen is Tomlin and Ben both are back in 2021 and it won't be pretty.
     
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  6. shaner82

    shaner82 Well-Known Member

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    He's beyond soft. He could have even kicked the ball through the end zone and just given up 2 points.

    He's so delicate that he won't even bend down to pick up the ball or even fall on it.

    I don't know how any player in that locker room can even look him in the eyes after that pathetic play
     
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  7. TRUCK

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    I’m sad to agree he is done. I think he played sufficiently well through the first half of the season but his age really showed over the last 6-7 games. The only way I’d bring him back is if he’s willing to take a significant pay cut. I would not let young players go in order to pay him.

    What’s his cap hit if he retires?
     
  8. TuRnDoWnForWaTT

    TuRnDoWnForWaTT Well-Known Member

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    Ben's knee is so bad he can hardly move. He can barely bend it enough to take a snap under center. QB sneak is not an option right now.

    Ben is playing through a lot of pain. It is affecting everything he does. He is a lot of things, but soft aint one of them.
     
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  10. SteelerGlenn

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    He says his knees are fine?
     
  11. TuRnDoWnForWaTT

    TuRnDoWnForWaTT Well-Known Member

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    I don't believe him.
     
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  12. SteelerGlenn

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    Well then if he’s gonna B. S. he’ll have to suck it up and take the criticism.
     
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  13. BigBensBigBong

    BigBensBigBong Well-Known Member

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    I think we are lucky he played as long as he did. When he was young and taking lots of hits, and that massive concussion from the motorcycle crash, I never imagined he would have a 17 year career.

    We got a couple Lombardi`s out of him and a long stretch of contention. We should just be grateful and try to remember the good times. Now we have to search for another franchise QB and suffering is likely.
     
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  14. SteelerJJ

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    I don't think Ben is soft; he is just done. All those hits and injuries have taken their toll.
     
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  15. Da Stellars

    Da Stellars Well-Known Member

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    Ben may have lost the Eye of the Tiger, but he isn't soft.

    Our Offensive Line is soft.
     
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  16. TimesUp

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    He's soft. He didn't want any contact. Cam2.0 actually worse, Cam can still run the ball. The game flips on that one play and your old fat qb wont dive on the ball. He was the first one there !
     
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  17. Brice

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    You did see that Conner was right on top of the ball.

    The only thing he would have done was got in Conner's way. How Conner did not recover the ball is anyone's guess.
     
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  18. Blast Furnace

    Blast Furnace Staff Member Mod Team

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    Me either.

    You don’t even have to watch film in detail to see his game changed after Dallas and we know for a fact he sustained an injury in that game.
     
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  19. SteelerGlenn

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    At least he tried to go for the ball.
     
  20. SteelerNole

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    He tried to go TO the ball, not FOR it.
     
  21. Roonatic

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    Welcome to the darkside Steeler fans

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  22. francobettis

    francobettis Well-Known Member

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    sounds like George Atkinson of the Raiders when he said Lynn Swann is soft.
     
  23. Mike T

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    Ben has always been tough. But no amount of strength or Toughness can will you to make your body do things it can't or cant do the same anymore again.
     
  24. Da Stellars

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    Bob Labriola was on the radio today....

    He said Ben's knees most likely can't handle bending to be under center anymore.



    Case in point he wasn't too nimble trying to get that ball. A younger Ben would have been able to dive on that ball.
     
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  25. SteelerGlenn

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    That’s fine and all, but if you can’t do the things necessary for your team then you need to get on down the road. For everything great Ben does it’s nullified by something that he can’t do anymore that hurts the team. Enough‘s enough already. I love big van and what he’s done for the Steelers, but there comes a point in time where you’ve used up all of your benefit of the doubt.
     
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