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AB seems to think 84 should be retired.....

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by Robert, Apr 5, 2024.

  1. Robert

    Robert Well-Known Member

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  2. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

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    Cry me a river, AB. :lolol:
     
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  3. Brice

    Brice Well-Known Member

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    Why not, People seem to think they retired this guys number... #1.
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  4. CK 13

    CK 13 Well-Known Member

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    AB needs to retire his mouth and go away.
     
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  5. Vox Ferrum

    Vox Ferrum Well-Known Member

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    I don't know the depth of truth in an 'article' that show up in my feed. I did not bother reading it, but the gist was Patterson was asking fans for help in picking out a number. So, if there is any merit to that story, and the fans did help..well AB you were forgotten before any retirement of number came up. lol
     
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  6. Steel_Elvis

    Steel_Elvis Staff Member Mod Team

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    He should definitely retire as a Raider. He did so much for that franchise. They’d be thrilled to put him in their ring of honor. :lolol:
     
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  7. Born2Steel

    Born2Steel Well-Known Member

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    I thought 84 did retire. No?
     
  8. Hanratty#5

    Hanratty#5 Well-Known Member

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    Oh no AB, please don't threaten us with retiring as a Raider! Do you know what that would mean to us Steeler fans? Not a damn thing, go retire as a Raider, who cares.
     
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  9. JD86

    JD86 Well-Known Member

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    The only retirement AB should be concerned about is retirement to the psych ward due to the unchecked mental illness and CTE issues he seems to be experiencing as a result of that Burfict hit.

    He could have been the greatest WR to ever play the game, but sadly now just an angry narcissistic racist and a washed up has been who seeks attention and publicity to stoke his ego.
     
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  10. steel machine

    steel machine Well-Known Member

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    Kind of fits in with Vegas.
     
  11. strummerfan

    strummerfan Well-Known Member

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    Couldn’t care less what he thinks
     
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  12. Steelcityboyz

    Steelcityboyz Well-Known Member

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    Fu*k you AB. Instead of worrying about a jersey number, worry about the number of Benjamins you owe your kids and baby momma's.
     
  13. BigBensBigBong

    BigBensBigBong Well-Known Member

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    Can`t take AB seriously about anything.
     
  14. Steelersfan43

    Steelersfan43 Well-Known Member

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    Former Raiders legend!
     
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  15. Wardismvp

    Wardismvp Well-Known Member

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    Not me, he doesn't even come close to many Steeler players.Not even close!
     
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  16. Thigpen82

    Thigpen82 Bitter optimist

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    I agree 84 should be retired.

    Randy Grossman deserves it.
     
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  17. SteelerNole

    SteelerNole Well-Known Member

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    The phrase AB “thinks” should never be used.
     
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  18. pczach

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    Never has a player impacted a team so much by playing so little.
     
  19. thorn058

    thorn058 Well-Known Member

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    https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nf...er-after-pittsburgh-steelers-move/ar-BB1l9k7U

    relevant part of the article

    The last person to wear No. 1 for the Steelers was Gary Anderson from 1982-94, who also happens to be the team's all-time leader scorer with 1,343 points. Additionally, there is a belief around the team that no player is allowed to wear No. 1 because it is meant to signify that no player is above the team.

    Although players have worn No. 1 in training camp and preseason, no players who have played in a game in the regular season have worn the number since Anderson.
     
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  20. CK 13

    CK 13 Well-Known Member

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    For a good laugh here is more AB drama:


    PITTSBURGH -- Antonio Brown has been Pittsburgh Steelers-heavy on social media lately, making a case about how he'd return for "free" if they allowed him to wear Hines Ward's number 86. This came after he was upset about the team allowing Cordarrelle Patterson to wear No. 84.


    https://www.si.com/nfl/steelers/ant...-- Antonio Brown has,Patterson to wear No. 84.


    I believe that AB needs to be fitted with a jacket...

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  21. SWSteel

    SWSteel Well-Known Member

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    Nope. They give out 82 n 88 guys who won multiple SBs, they can give out 84
    IMO
     
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  22. 86WardsWay

    86WardsWay Well-Known Member

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    AB should have retired in first grade cause obviously his IQ never exceeded that challenging threshold.
     
  23. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

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    What about the Bucs? Brady, Gronk, Fournette and Bucs D won a Super Bowl with very little input from AB. Retire a Buccaneer.

    I can't believe I wasted money on his jersey. :facepalm:
     
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  24. Robert

    Robert Well-Known Member

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    I stole this post from a year old reddit post someone made.....

    Steelers have officially retired three jersey numbers - 75 (Mean Joe Greene), 70 (Ernie Stautner) and 32 (Franco Harris). However, there are several jersey numbers that have not been issued for the Black and Gold in regular season play.

    The following jersey numbers have not been issued to a Steelers regular season player in the past eight years. Year in parentheses is the last season that player wore that jersey number for Pittsburgh.

    • 1 - Gary Anderson (1994)

    • 12 - Terry Bradshaw (1983)

    • 43 - Troy Polamalu (2014)

    • 58 - Jack Lambert (1984)

    • 63 - Dermontti Dawson (2000)

    • 86 - Hines Ward (2011)
    Three other numbers have spent long periods of inactivity and were only used by players for a couple of games.

    • Jerome Bettis' 36 (2005) was worn for one game in 2022 by Quincy Wilson.

    • Mel Blount's 47 (1983) was worn by Steve Morse (1985), Cameron Riley (1987), Bruce Jones (1987), Scott Shields (2000) and Ronald Stanley (2006).

    • Jack Ham's 59 (1982) was worn by Todd Seabaugh (1984) and Malik Reed (2022).
    So the Steelers have three "official" retired numbers, six "unofficial" retired numbers, and three others that get parceled out for practice squad players signed to the main roster.


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    I also looked up to see how many numbers were retired around the NFL..... Was quite surprised to see some teams have retired quite a few. The bears and giants have each retired 14 different numbers. How does that work at training camp when you can have 90 players and only have 85 Numbers available? Lol
     
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  25. 86WardsWay

    86WardsWay Well-Known Member

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    I bought my son the bumble bee AB jersey and it never leaves the closet. It isn’t even good enough to wipe up spilled oil when I do changes.
     
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