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Who totes the rock this week?

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by Da Stellars, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. groutbrook


    Oct 23, 2016
    I liked Kordell too. He doesn't get enough credit today for what he pioneered back then.
    His confidence was shattered pretty easily, and Cowher didn't help that by having him looking over his shoulder constantly. Plus he just wasn't an accurate enough passer to be an every down QB (imo).
    I still have his action figure.

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  2. bhandsome08

    bhandsome08 Well-Known Member

    May 6, 2016
    Steelers will throw the ball every down, or we'll run the ball with one rb 30 times
  3. Blast Furnace

    Blast Furnace Staff Member Mod Team

    Oct 16, 2011
    That expression :lolol:
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  4. Wardismvp

    Wardismvp Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2011
    Ridley will surprise some of you if he gets the chance. Just like Connors last year
    he never got a chance to show what he can do.
  5. defva

    defva Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    Ridley should start because of experience. I like the body of work that he displayed last season
  6. thesteeldeal

    thesteeldeal Well-Known Member

    Oct 18, 2011
    That's how I look when I see LBs on WRs.....
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  7. Busman


    Oct 18, 2011
    I think the 0-3 stat is not very important. No more important then 220 wins with a 14 point or more lead at half time. It really just demonstrated how trends, stats can be beaten.
  8. CK 13

    CK 13 Well-Known Member

    Nov 5, 2011
    With Ben driving the amount of carries down and throwing 50 to 60 times a game I wouldn't be surprised to see him come out with that robotic arm thing that gronk wears.

    :lolol: like that's going to happen
  9. mac daddyo

    mac daddyo Well-Known Member

    Oct 22, 2011
    it's hardly panic driven, as i said, its a tool. by the same thinking we should throw to AB on every play because he is the best WR in the league.

    ben sits when the other team has the ball, does that disrupt his rhythm? nobody is saying its all about ben winning in oakland either, its about the team winning in oakland with ben at the helm. we are 0-3, it is time to try some different tactics. it's not knee jerk at all, it would be smart coaching to throw some different things at another team and every team we would play from now until the end of the season would have to plan for it. they would have to make extra adjustments for it. if we would have won the last two games and had our starting RB available this wouldn't be a concern but to be a good team you adjust. you use what is at your disposal. :cool:
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  10. tyler christopher

    tyler christopher Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2016
    ridley stinks................
  11. troybellringer55

    troybellringer55 Well-Known Member

    Nov 17, 2011
    I'd like see Steven Ridley come in not having really played in the last 2 seasons, come in and run all over the Patriots, that would be great.
  12. blackandgoldpatrol

    blackandgoldpatrol Well-Known Member

    Dec 5, 2011
    Samuels took over #2.... he is next man up ...
    And it couldn't come with a better matchup... the raiders defense stunk with kalil mack.. now without him, the worst offenses would produce...
    Will we throw a lot... YES..
    But the rookie will get every chance to produce with this favorable matchup
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  13. sjromano

    sjromano Well-Known Member

    Nov 3, 2011
    The way I see this game progressing:

    We start out, keeping them honest, running with Samuels/Ridley for the first possession or two. If, by the 2nd possession we haven't shown tremendous amounts of yardage gained - Ben goes to the air for the rest of the day. Especially if we are down by 7+ by the end of the 1Q.

    I see no evidence of this playing out any other way, even when we had a healthy JC in there. Ben likes to throw too much to let the running game be the primary focus.
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  14. Brandon556211

    Brandon556211 Well-Known Member

    Sep 11, 2018
    8 rushing attempts 56 passing attempts 2 Tds 4 interceptions kinda game
  15. Spartacus

    Spartacus Well-Known Member

    Mar 6, 2012
    How high is the running back position addressed in the draft? Free agency maybe?
  16. troybellringer55

    troybellringer55 Well-Known Member

    Nov 17, 2011
    I think you will see one drafted for sure. But I doubt high. Seems like a lot of backs getting taken in mid to late rounds turn out decent. Heck some are never even drafted at all. Denver looks like they got one in that Lindsey and that guy is an undrafted rookie this year.
  17. SDOT

    SDOT Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2016
    We line up Casper and throw the ball every down. They won't see it coming.
  18. Clive From PIT

    Clive From PIT

    Dec 14, 2015
    Wouldn’t work. Casper played for the Raiders.
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  19. thesteeldeal

    thesteeldeal Well-Known Member

    Oct 18, 2011
    Maybe he meant Casper The Friendly Ghost....they definitely wouldn't see him coming....or going.
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  20. MojaveDesertPghFan


    Oct 19, 2011
    I like this expression better, quells all those rumors. [​IMG]
  21. bhandsome08

    bhandsome08 Well-Known Member

    May 6, 2016
    Team seems to nvr have a balanced offense lately. It's either run heavy or get pass happy.

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