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Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - Chucktownsteeler - 12-30-2019

Checking in the for the last time this season. Hope the Steelers win if nothing more than a play-off check for the players and a higher pick for the Dolphins. 

However this has been a season of key injuries. Proud of them for not folding but I can't stand to watch this offense again and the passes behind the line of scrimmage. 

Here's to a healthy Ben returning next season and hopefully a true running back in the draft. 

Good-day to Steeler fans everywhere. 

C-town out.


RE: Steelers ve. rats check-in - sandfan - 12-30-2019

I'm on for the game at the bar. The crowd will be fun. I hope Lynch gets a chance to play. I really don't understand why Tomlin has been so reticent to give the boy a shot. I've watched a few highlight films and one can see some of the talents shown by Ben early in his career.

He has the size, legs and arm strength to be successful. Late first round draft choice. Has had a couple of injuries and that's set him back. Makes throws Duck can only do in his dreams. Has an ability to escape and run not shown by Duck or MR. The guy has only had a handful of starts. Can't see why he's on the scrap heap behind Duck and MR.

For me the game will be more entertaining if he gets a shot. I've watched 3-4 games of weak armed immobile QB play and that's not doing it for me. I've been spoiled by Bradshaw and Ben. There's not much to lose even if we get into the tournament. It's really tough to win with an offense that can't score or even possess the ball to give the D a rest.


RE: Steelers ve. rats check-in - Garrett Garlits - 12-30-2019

According to most of the things I've read, he hasn't been grasping the offense at all in practice, which is why he's only dressing because no one else is healthy. Duck may not be able to execute as well as we'd like, but at least he knows what he's supposed to try to do. Lynch sounds like the classic million-dollar talent with a brain worth a penny, which may be why Denver got rid of him. If giving him a shot is your definition of entertaining, Sandfan, let's hope you have a very boring (but victorious) day.


RE: Steelers ve. rats check-in - RaynorShyne - 12-30-2019

the classic million-dollar talent with a brain worth a penny = Vince Young


RE: Steelers ve. rats check-in - RaynorShyne - 12-30-2019

Ugly game. Ugly weather. Uglier score. 6-0


RE: Steelers ve. rats check-in - mcmillenandwife - 12-30-2019

So far, this game is like eating a shit sandwich.  Sick


RE: Steelers ve. rats check-in - RaynorShyne - 12-30-2019

Sigh We've some ugly years ahead of us. Got a good OL: Need the Next Gen QB, a workhorse RB (I love Conner, but he's a 3rd down back), and our young WR's need some damn good coaching


RE: Steelers ve. rats check-in - RaynorShyne - 12-30-2019

All the investment into the D is showing - but in the $$N$$F$$L$$ - we're not going to keep them all


RE: Steelers ve. rats check-in - RaynorShyne - 12-30-2019

Good runs by Snell


RE: Steelers ve. rats check-in - mcmillenandwife - 12-30-2019

Nice drive. Well done. Power football, nice running by Snell, and Duck did juuust enough.


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - mcmillenandwife - 12-30-2019

That was one helluva spin move and throw by Duck just now to pick up the first down.


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - RaynorShyne - 12-30-2019

However, Tennessee is playing the Texans backups.....


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - mcmillenandwife - 12-30-2019

WTF was that shot by Watt after the throw on RGIII? Stupid.


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - RaynorShyne - 12-30-2019

Either us or the Titans get the Pats....


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - RaynorShyne - 12-30-2019

(Facepalm) - and we give them another 3


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - Rollers - 12-30-2019

Edmunds or Jackson. Great choice. Edmunds will NEVER live up to a number one pick ever. But tomlin has shades


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - RaynorShyne - 12-30-2019

(12-30-2019, 08:40 AM)RaynorShyne Wrote: (Facepalm) - and we give them another 3

OhSonOfABitch Pi_freak Pi_supermad Pi_cry


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - mcmillenandwife - 12-30-2019

Pathetic display by the offense, then by the defense.

This team has still overachieved this year... but with the terrible performances of the last two weeks, any "Coach of the Year" talk surrounding Tomlin is out the window, unless we somehow turn this debacle around and get a Texans win to get us in the playoffs.

The first half was an embarrassing effort against a bunch of backups.


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - bbbooger - 12-30-2019

Paxton... Paxton... Paxton...!!


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - RaynorShyne - 12-30-2019

(12-30-2019, 08:49 AM)bbbooger Wrote: Paxton... Paxton... Paxton...!!

Might as well give the kid a look


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - bbbooger - 12-30-2019

(12-30-2019, 08:48 AM)mcmillenandwife Wrote: Pathetic display by the offense, then by the defense.

This team has still overachieved this year... but with the terrible performances of the last two weeks, any "Coach of the Year" talk surrounding Tomlin is out the window, unless we somehow turn this debacle around and get a Texans win to get us in the playoffs.

The first half was an embarrassing effort against a bunch of backups.

2nd all the above!  Last week was so Tomlin!


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - mcmillenandwife - 12-30-2019

(12-30-2019, 08:51 AM)RaynorShyne Wrote:
(12-30-2019, 08:49 AM)bbbooger Wrote: Paxton... Paxton... Paxton...!!

Might as well give the kid a look

Wouldn't bother me a bit. Shake things up. Duck is a turnover factory.


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - RaynorShyne - 12-30-2019

I mean, the Duckster is 6/11 for 81. He's not "Killing us" so he'll stay in


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - Rollers - 12-30-2019

(12-30-2019, 08:51 AM)RaynorShyne Wrote:
(12-30-2019, 08:49 AM)bbbooger Wrote: Paxton... Paxton... Paxton...!!

Might as well give the kid a look

no.   for what?  He's horrible.  Worse than Duck and it doesn't get much worse than that.  Duck has zero pocket awareness and has no clue on how to protect the ball or throw it away.  We have no starting QB on our roster at this point unless ben comes back next year and he will not be good next year.  Settle in for around 4 to 5 horrible years watching Tomlin in his shades on the sidelines.


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - bbbooger - 12-30-2019

(12-30-2019, 08:54 AM)Rollers Wrote:
(12-30-2019, 08:51 AM)RaynorShyne Wrote:
(12-30-2019, 08:49 AM)bbbooger Wrote: Paxton... Paxton... Paxton...!!

Might as well give the kid a look

no.   for what?  He's horrible.  Worse than Duck and it doesn't get much worse than that.  Duck has zero pocket awareness and has no clue on how to protect the ball or throw it away.  We have no starting QB on our roster at this point unless ben comes back next year and he will not be good next year.  Settle in for around 4 to 5 horrible years watching Tomlin in his shades on the sidelines.

The Pittsburgh sports writers say he's been throwing a nice ball in practices


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - mcmillenandwife - 12-30-2019

(12-30-2019, 08:54 AM)Rollers Wrote:
(12-30-2019, 08:51 AM)RaynorShyne Wrote:
(12-30-2019, 08:49 AM)bbbooger Wrote: Paxton... Paxton... Paxton...!!

Might as well give the kid a look

no.   for what?  He's horrible.  Worse than Duck and it doesn't get much worse than that.  Duck has zero pocket awareness and has no clue on how to protect the ball or throw it away.  We have no starting QB on our roster at this point unless ben comes back next year and he will not be good next year.  Settle in for around 4 to 5 horrible years watching Tomlin in his shades on the sidelines.


I'm fine with putting him in and hoping for a fluke good performance. We're not going to win with Duck. 

May as well put Paxton in and at least give me something interesting to watch for a few minutes.


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - Rollers - 12-30-2019

well we won't have a losing season this year. So we should be happy with that.


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - bbbooger - 12-30-2019

(12-30-2019, 08:57 AM)mcmillenandwife Wrote:
(12-30-2019, 08:54 AM)Rollers Wrote:
(12-30-2019, 08:51 AM)RaynorShyne Wrote:
(12-30-2019, 08:49 AM)bbbooger Wrote: Paxton... Paxton... Paxton...!!

Might as well give the kid a look
...

...
May as well put Paxton in and at least give me something interesting to watch for a few minutes.

YES!


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - mcmillenandwife - 12-30-2019

Wow... time of possession in the first half:
Ravens: 19:02
Steelers: 10:58


RE: Steelers vs. Rats check-in / game thread - mcmillenandwife - 12-30-2019

Washington = bum.

Flashes of talent... but mostly, he just drops passes.