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Mewelde Moore signs with the Colts

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by jftwist, Jun 19, 2012.

  1. jftwist

    jftwist Active Member

    Oct 26, 2011
  2. SSylvester

    SSylvester Well-Known Member

    Oct 23, 2011
    Hmmm. Will Indy become the Steelers Midwest(TM)? We should take bets to see who signs Steelers cast offs first, Zona or Indy.
  3. Blast Furnace

    Blast Furnace Staff Member Mod Team

    Oct 16, 2011
  4. HinesWardHOF

    HinesWardHOF Well-Known Member

    Oct 24, 2011
  5. bigsteelerfaninky

    bigsteelerfaninky Well-Known Member

    Oct 24, 2011
    Well I thought he was a good check off when Ben was running for his life hope we have someone to replace him
  6. steelers5859

    steelers5859 Well-Known Member

    Oct 23, 2011
    I guess the Colts are starting a "steelers northeast". Arizona already has the west on lock.
  7. Somathus

    Somathus Well-Known Member

    Oct 21, 2011
    Good luck MM. he was a great backup for us. he didn't get as many plays last year but he several them into big clutch plays

    He would still be here but for the youth movement at the RB position

    He was a very good FA signing
  8. oldschool

    oldschool Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    I loved him on this team. When they say "I'll do what ever the team needs me to do" he was the epitome of that sentiment. I wish him only the best. He was clutch and nearly single handedly won my first game at Heinz field in relief of Mendy when Ray Ray smashed him on a monday nighter. I have his back for eternity for that one.

    But I think he's runnin on fumes now and our youth program was the right direction.
  9. mac daddyo

    mac daddyo Well-Known Member

    Oct 22, 2011
    yea, good luck to memo. i liked him. he played well for us. :cool:
  10. gpguy

    gpguy Well-Known Member

    Dec 19, 2011
    I share the sentiment of most here...I always liked the guy...he did whatever was asked of him...and was a solid/dependable player...and stepped in when needed and carried the load. Best wishes to him.
  11. Thigpen82

    Thigpen82 Bitter optimist

    Oct 17, 2011
  12. Iowasteeljim


    Oct 26, 2011
    Memo was... A STEELER! enough said!
  13. HugeSnack

    HugeSnack Well-Known Member

    Oct 17, 2011

    He was also a very good special teams player while he was here, when it was asked of him. Hope he does well in Indy.
  14. 4EvrH8O'donnel

    4EvrH8O'donnel Well-Known Member

    Nov 18, 2011
    Good pick up for Arians. This addition will lock up 20% of his playbook. He's probably begging Ward to unretire so that the Bubble screen will lock up another 20%.
  15. cajunyankee

    cajunyankee Well-Known Member

    Oct 27, 2011
  16. SteelerJJ

    SteelerJJ Well-Known Member

    Oct 16, 2011
    Moore is getting up there but he'll be good at teaching the younger player Arians' offense.
  17. Scrap

    Scrap Well-Known Member

    Oct 21, 2011
    Thank you Colts!!! I guess this problem was fixed when BA left but I am SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO happy we won't see anymore Mewelde Moore draw plays on 3rd and 15!

    I like him as a player however I just hated how BA used him wish him well.
  18. HugeSnack

    HugeSnack Well-Known Member

    Oct 17, 2011
    Not sure I understand this at all.
  19. Scrap

    Scrap Well-Known Member

    Oct 21, 2011
    You must not have been watching if you never saw BA do a HB draw to Mewelde on 3rd and long at least 25 times last season.
  20. HugeSnack

    HugeSnack Well-Known Member

    Oct 17, 2011
    Hardly Mewelde's fault. No play call was ever his fault. You seem to know this. You put blame on Mewelde, then acknowledge that he had nothing to do with it and it was BA's fault, but then assign blame to him again. That's what I don't get. Why even bring it up? We all know he was great at what he did, but not great at other things. When asked to do what he was good at, he did well, and misused, he did the best he could.

    A draw on 3rd and 15 is pretty much a give-up play; trying to save field position for a field goal or punt. If you don't like that, you're totally entitled. I don't like it in many circumstances either, although it's okay sometimes. But who the RB is is almost immaterial, since it's such a long shot. I'm sure you'd hate it virtually just as much if it was Mendenhall or Redman, both of whom would likely not get the yardage needed. That said, Moore was not a bad choice for this, and often overachieved, getting more than he should have. I just don't understand your post.

    FYI, Moore had 22 runs last year and a 7.1 yard average. I don't know off-hand how many were from the shotgun (maybe half?), or how many were on 3rd and long. But I'm guessing it's single digits. Possibly even less than 5.

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