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Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by bleednblackngold, Nov 14, 2021.

  1. bleednblackngold

    bleednblackngold Well-Known Member

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    Guy deserves much less playing time at this point. The time is past for allowing him to play through his issues. Time for some accountability!
     
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  2. SteelersFanIrl

    SteelersFanIrl Well-Known Member

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    Incredibly disappointing. It’s not inconceivable that he could still turn it around but he really doesn’t look good.

    I don’t see how they can pick up his option now. They will be looking to the draft again in the coming years for this position that always seems to be a need.
     
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  3. 86WardsWay

    86WardsWay Well-Known Member

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    Accountability. That's a word not in MT's dialog ever.
     
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  4. MadtownDruankard

    MadtownDruankard Well-Known Member

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    He is really bad without a good nose tackle. Dude is terrible against the run .

    Looks like Minkah and Bush are playing hurt. Both really want no part of tackling a RB. If they aint grabbing at a jersey to make a tackle, they aint gonna touch the guy. Never seen two players so obviously go out of their way to avoid physical contact.
     
  5. Maddog78

    Maddog78 Well-Known Member

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    That draft pick shook the organization for years to come. Needed a grand slam with a trade like that, they struck out.
     
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  6. bleednblackngold

    bleednblackngold Well-Known Member

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    That's the biggest problem I have with him. I give him credit for other aspects, but that continues to bother me.
     
  7. STEELWARRIOR

    STEELWARRIOR Well-Known Member

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  8. Madmike77

    Madmike77 Well-Known Member

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    There’s no way they should pick up his option now. At this point I’d rather have Spillane. He’s awful in pass pro, but at least he can tackle.
     
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  9. Wardismvp

    Wardismvp Well-Known Member

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    It is a shame we moved up for this guy.
     
  10. Chinchilla

    Chinchilla Well-Known Member

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    I mean maybe I am spoiled by the LBs and how they have made splash plays for the last 40s lol.

    Anyone on this board maybe think that Butler is not using him correctly or he is having trouble processing mentally the play in front of him so he looks off balance?
     
  11. OX1947

    OX1947 Well-Known Member

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    He tore is ACL last year. It looks like it took away his elite speed and confidence.
     
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  12. mac daddyo

    mac daddyo Well-Known Member

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    Bust. Agreed. I said it then. His lack of effort really pissed me off. Remember you all talking about mark Barron jogging on one play, well Bush does it a lot. Very little effort during this season. He needs benched. Olsavsky and butler need to go. Hell, shazier have more effort on crutches. This dude needs to go.:cool:
     
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  13. SWSteel

    SWSteel Well-Known Member

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    Didn't like it then, looks worse now

    Add in taking Edmunds over Darius Leonard and yikes.....
     
  14. SWSteel

    SWSteel Well-Known Member

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    You are 100% spot on

    Issue is Tomlin calls this def n that has to change too
     
  15. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

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    Schobert is a million times better. Bush has definitely eclipsed Edmunds as the biggest 1st round bust. Actually... Edmunds is a much better all around player at this point. Sorry Former scribe. :smiley1:
     
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  16. The Sodfather

    The Sodfather Well-Known Member

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    He might go on to have a nice career, but I don't think Pittsburgh can afford to wait. Unless he tears it up the second half of this year, I wouldn't pick up the option on him.
     
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  17. Formerscribe

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    That is the domino that set the disaster in motion. Bush keeps making the same mistakes over and over again. He constantly makes bad reads and takes himself out of plays, creating massive holes for opposing running backs. He also got beat and took a defensive holding after Johnson's fumble in OT. Goff actually made a poor throw that might have been intercepted even if he hadn't held the tight end.

    They have to bench Bush at this point. He simply isn't playing well enough to be in the lineup.
     
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  18. SteelerGlenn

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    He’s not playing that good, but he’s better than any other ILB on the roster
     
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  19. bigbenhotness

    bigbenhotness Well-Known Member

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    He’s the best first round bust lol

    Edmunds
    Bush
    Jarvis
    Burns
     
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  20. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

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    Edmunds :hardrock:
     
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  21. AskQuestionsLater

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    Or it is not fully recovered. Remember that tendon and ligament injuries take more time to heal than bones. ACL injuries are no longer the career killers they once were a decade ago and never mind a generation ago at that.


    Regardless, his play has severely declined; leading me to believe it is a lot more based on the lack of processing to go along with some low confidence. Both are a recipe for disaster for certain. That said, I do agree that it is going to be tough to pick up that fifth year option for him should his play continue to decline as it has been thus far this season.
     
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  22. TuRnDoWnForWaTT

    TuRnDoWnForWaTT Well-Known Member

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    I agree. If Bush gets benched then Spillane starts. How is that an improvement?
     
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  23. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

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    :rolleyes:

    Shobert is better than Bush. :facepalm:
     
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  24. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

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    I can't believe how dumb some of you people are. It makes me feel better about myself. No matter how dumb I am....I can visit this forum and know that no matter how dumb I am...there are many more dumber than I. :cool:
     
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  25. Blast Furnace

    Blast Furnace Staff Member Mod Team

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    Bush is coming off major knee surgery that often has players looking like this.

    You guys are crazy if you think the Steelers are looking at Bush the same way as you do.
     
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