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My observations from the broncos rebound

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by blackandgoldpatrol, Oct 10, 2021.

  1. blackandgoldpatrol

    blackandgoldpatrol Well-Known Member

    Dec 5, 2011
    1. O-line had a very solid performance
    2. Najee represented
    3. Chase claypool was on fire. (can't believe I benched him in favor of juju on my fantasy squad)
    4. Shame on the defense for relaxing
    5. Pressley showed why he was drafted
    6. Ben still struggling with accuracy on his deep outs
    7. Cody white may have just put himself back on the practice squad
    8. James Pierre rebounded well, but better get it together, because he's gonna be picked on a lot going further
    9. Please, please, please let Najee be ok
    10. Enough of this cardiac BS.... When you've got a team down, keep them down
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  2. Brandon556211

    Brandon556211 Well-Known Member

    Sep 11, 2018
    We won
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  3. Jujubean

    Jujubean Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2019
    Much better looking offense today but man these injuries. Bush and Najee. We can’t lose Najee
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  4. 4124life

    4124life Well-Known Member

    Oct 15, 2018
    Happy for the win, I’ll take it. That said, lucky we were up against a c level quarterback.
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  5. bigbenhotness

    bigbenhotness Well-Known Member

    Nov 1, 2014
    This year it’s not just about winning, but showing growth in certain areas going forward. There was a lot of “we won” last year that amounted to Ben with his head down sitting on the bench
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  6. Brandon556211

    Brandon556211 Well-Known Member

    Sep 11, 2018
    did we win the splash plays today or not?

    This is a legit win
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  7. Lambert

    Lambert Well-Known Member

    Jun 5, 2015
    It's a rebuild year. There are a lot of young players on this team. There's a new OC. There are some old guys struggling and/or missing. We aren't winning #7 this season but let's hope there is good development and growth. In the least, we will need a QB, CB, and DE next year. Probably OT, too. That's the four most important positions. Even with four picks in three rounds, and money to spend, it's gonna be really tough to plug all the leaks for 2022 but they could be better. It's really important for Dotson, Green, Moore, DJ, Clay, Harris, Muth, Highsmith, Bush, Minkah and some others to prove they are part of the long term solution.

    TWISTER Well-Known Member

    Oct 23, 2011
    But was’t the Broncos up against an F level quarterback???
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  9. Rel

    Rel Well-Known Member

    Dec 31, 2018
    Well they will probably going up against Geno Smith when they play the Seahawks.
  10. SteelersFanCanada

    SteelersFanCanada Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2019
    11. There's a major drop off at RB behind Najee
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  11. Rush2seven

    Rush2seven Well-Known Member

    Oct 17, 2011
    How much did the Bush injury influence them “relaxing?”
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  12. steel_ben7

    steel_ben7 Well-Known Member

    Nov 16, 2015
    Najee just had some cramping so he should be fine. Overall, good win got some help today as well with the Bengals losing to the Packers, the Browns hopefully will lose to the Chargers and the Steelers beat a Broncos team in the playoff mix. It’s why you can’t completely write a season off after 3 or 4 games. Too much can happen.
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  13. strummerfan

    strummerfan Well-Known Member

    May 9, 2012
    wish we had kept JC. We would be far better off with Harris and JC than Harris/snell/ballage
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  14. Pappy928

    Pappy928 Well-Known Member

    Sep 5, 2019
    D is completely different with Bush off the field.
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  15. thorn058

    thorn058 Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    Don't forget McFarland the jack of trades player.
  16. AFan

    AFan Well-Known Member

    Oct 24, 2011
    Maybe this translates to: with Spillane on the field
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  17. strummerfan

    strummerfan Well-Known Member

    May 9, 2012
    wish he would hurry up and get healthy. It would be nice to have a change of pace back.
  18. thorn058

    thorn058 Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    I feel your pain. I left him on the bench as well reasoning that Rodgers and Cobb were heating up and Chase was returning from injury..

    My take away is that its amazing how just changing up the amount of snaps from shotgun to under center to a very minimal degree resulted in some positive plays..

    Chuks is still not the answer at RT.

    Harris had a heck of a day but to be critical he could of had bigger if he puts his foot in the ground and goes. A few times he shimmied in the hole trying to pick a spot but the line had it blocked for an off tackle run and he had an angle.
  19. thorn058

    thorn058 Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    He and Ray Ray are going to be this year's Stefan Logan. They only bring them out for two play types and other teams know it.
  20. shaner82

    shaner82 Well-Known Member

    Oct 16, 2011
    Everyone win is a legit win. The thing is though, would we have beat a better team the way we played today? I'm not convinced. Ben gave them a few gifts that should have been picked but they dropped them. And our defence was struggling at times. A win is a win, but I'm not optimistic about this season. I think we will end up being right around 500 at the end of the year
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  21. Jammasterc

    Jammasterc Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2011
    Is he the only one that can call the D?
    I thought Shobert got a green dot too..
  22. biggbunch68


    Apr 26, 2012
    42 got picked on alot
  23. Lizard72


    Oct 23, 2011
    If you're out there limping on a cramp, you're going to risk injuring something else. He doesn't go back out if they don't allow that last TD so quick!
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  24. SteelerGlenn


    Nov 24, 2011
    Not really.
  25. Lambert

    Lambert Well-Known Member

    Jun 5, 2015
    Chuks is a terrible football player.
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