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Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by steel_ben7, Sep 10, 2018.

  1. steel_ben7

    steel_ben7 Well-Known Member

    Nov 16, 2015
    Looking at who won today already the Steelers already are behind and playing catch up to both the Ravens and Bengals in the division but also good teams in the AFC like the Jags,Pats,KC who they see next week just to name a few. They can overcome this tie I think but it’s going to stick out like a sore thumb I have a bad feeling down the road this season when it comes to tiebreakers and potential home field. So gotta start winning games here and better start next week against KC. These next 3 games for the Steelers all of a sudden with the Chiefs, Bucs, and Ravens aren’t looking so easy anymore. They can definitely lose at least 2 of these next 3 games if they are not careful. Gotta make up for today by winning these next 3 games. 4 of the next 6 games for the Steelers are at home at least where they play much better so gotta take advantage of this starting right away next week against the Chiefs.
  2. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

    Nov 18, 2015
    A tie usually hurts more than it helps near the end of the season when playoff seeding takes place. The tie vs. Cleveland will come back to bite the Steelers.
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  3. steel_ben7

    steel_ben7 Well-Known Member

    Nov 16, 2015
    I think the Steelers worse case scenario better go 4-2 in these next 6 games against the Chiefs,Bucs,Ravens,Falcons,Bengals, and Browns. Four of the six games are at Heinz Field and anything worse then 4-2 in this stretch is really gonna our the Steelers in a bad way to even still win this division. They gotta make up for this tie yesterday by either winning 4 or 5 of their next 6 games. They need to be either 4-2-1 or 5-1-1 heading into November anything less then that would be a disaster I feel.
  4. Diamond

    Diamond Well-Known Member

    May 26, 2012
    At the end of the season if the rats are 10-6 and we are 10-5-1 we win the division with that tie, so a tie does mean something in the final tabulation......
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  5. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

    Nov 18, 2015
    Yeah, but it usually doesn't work out that way. Ravens could end up 11-5 and if we are 10-5-1... we get screwed.
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  6. bigbenhotness

    bigbenhotness Well-Known Member

    Nov 1, 2014
    yup and let's just say we swept them, miss the playoffs and they win the sb lol.
  7. jeh1856

    jeh1856 That was my bed

    Oct 26, 2011
    I’m trying to find the silver lining here. Therefore I’m equating this to the Bears game we lost last year and should have won. In that event, a tie is better than that loss.

    That’s the best I could come up with.
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  8. Diamond

    Diamond Well-Known Member

    May 26, 2012
    It's better to have a tie than a loss in division standings, I think the last tie we had was against the falcons in 2002, we won the division out right without the tie that year, the rats play the bengals on thursday night after this sundays games, one of them will get a loss and if we beat the chiefs which based off the clown game seems unlikely, we will be in second place in the division with that tie, but the truth is I hate ties ....
  9. groutbrook


    Oct 23, 2016
    Turning lemons into lemonade, I like it.
  10. Real steel

    Real steel Well-Known Member

    Dec 9, 2012
    We will be 0-3-1 after week 4 and pretty much out of any division or home field talk so the tie wont matter
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  11. MojaveDesertPghFan


    Oct 19, 2011
    This is essentially what Pimply Dan would sound like with a Master's Degree. :hmm:
    • Hilarious Hilarious x 2
  12. troybellringer55

    troybellringer55 Well-Known Member

    Nov 17, 2011
    Got to beat em when we play them. Team needs to just focus and not look ahead often that seems like an issue.
  13. Steelers89

    Steelers89 Well-Known Member

    Oct 1, 2016
    This team never loses to KC. I like our chances.
  14. FootballAnalyst98

    FootballAnalyst98 Well-Known Member

    Jan 23, 2018
    This isnt check down alex.
  15. 69-2now

    69-2now Well-Known Member

    Aug 28, 2017
    Tyrik Hill was just a flash in the Chargers defense yesterday. Someone has their hands filled sunday.
  16. steel_ben7

    steel_ben7 Well-Known Member

    Nov 16, 2015
    Yea this KC game won’t be easy. I expect Ben and the offense to be better and score points in this game. But KC with Mahomes now I feel are a threat to score more points then a team with Alex Smith. I feel the Steelers really need to win this game to get this Browns tie out of their minds and put it behind them. I think a loss to KC at home on Sunday could really potentially start to send things on a downward spiral.
  17. Jammasterc

    Jammasterc Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2011
    If a Rookie QB tears this Steeler D up, someone needs a firing.
  18. thorn058

    thorn058 Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    Ravens play the Bungles next week so someone will be 2 and 0, someone 1 and 1 and the Steelers will be 1-0-1.
  19. 86WardsWay

    86WardsWay Well-Known Member

    Dec 27, 2012
    What if they Tie?
    That would have the whole division with a tie and could be our best scenario.
    • Very Optimistic Very Optimistic x 1
  20. steelersrule6

    steelersrule6 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    Steelers could be 10-5-1>Ravens 10-6
  21. Ender


    Apr 5, 2014
    That would be so awesome.
  22. biggbunch68


    Apr 26, 2012
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  23. sjromano

    sjromano Well-Known Member

    Nov 3, 2011
    Coach T, is that you?
  24. InBenWeTrust

    InBenWeTrust Well-Known Member

    Jan 11, 2016
    I think we are going 12-3-1 or 13-2-1. 8-0 at home.
    • Very Optimistic Very Optimistic x 1

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