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Troyisabeast_43
10-14-2007, 10:26 PM
Thats about the recap for all of today's games that actually meant something to the Steelers being on the bye week. Cincy pretty much is finished after today losing in Kansas City to a very mediocre Chiefs team. Cincy is now 1-4 and 3 games back in the division behind the Steelers and the way they are playing now as a team and all around they really have no shot of making a run and catching up in this division especially the way the Steelers are playing. The Browns beat Miami and got there record to 3-3 and continue to play well on offense with Derek Anderson. Im still not convinced the Browns are a major player in this division yet. The Steelers still have the tiebraker on them beating them on the road already opening day, and still have to play them here at Heinz Field next month in a game I think which the Steelers will win. The Ravens beat a pathetic 0-6 Rams team today and struggled in the first half of this game with Kyle Boller and only scored one touchdown this whole game and kicked 5 FGS the rest of the game. The Ravens while they will be tough and always are still do not have the offense to beat the Steelers especially here at Heinz Field which is where the first meeting is here in 3 weeks on Monday night. Plus, as Ive mentioned before the Ravens have a brutal schedule in November having to play the likes of the Steelers,Bengals,Browns,Chargers,Colts,and Pats. There is no way they will survive that stretch without losing a bunch of games especially the way they are playing now offensively. They are going to have to improve dramatically to even have a chance to win any of those games in my opinion. Meanwhile, the Pats just keep on rolling beating Dallas soundly by 21 points on the road. The Pats are now 6-0 and at this point are going to be very tough to beat and may well indeed be undefeated or at the very worst have only 1 loss when the Steelers play them on December 9th in New England. Now the Patriots are not unbeatable by any means. You did see Dallas give them some trouble today on defense. The Steelers defense will really have to play an excellent game and Ben and the offense is going to have to score some points in that game to have a good shot to win. This Steelers team I do believe is good enough to play with and beat the Pats whether they do or not will find out.

The bottom line once again with this upcoming schedule the Steelers still have games left with the Jets,Dolphins,Rams,Browns,and 2 with the Bengals. Those 5 teams have a combined record of 5-24. The only 2 teams the Steelers play the next 6-7 weeks up until the Pats game with a winning record or at .500 are the Ravens and the Browns and both of those games are at home. My point here is if the Steelers expect or want to compete for a top 2 seed with the Pats and Colts they better win pretty much all of these games. Homefield advantage in this years playoffs I believe is going to be huge. The good news is the Colts have a tough schedule the next 4 weeks having to play at the Jags, at the Panthers, the Pats and at San Diego. They should slip at least 1 maybe 2 of those games, and you know when the Colts play the Pats that at least one of them will lose so either way if the Steelers keep winning there going to get help there.

The bottom line is the Steelers MUST keep winning games and absolutely cannot afford to really slip or lose one game here really until they play the Pats. The schedule still sets up very well for the Steelers to keep winning games which I think they will do. As long as they do they are going to be in perfect position as Ive been saying all along come December to compete for a top 2 seed, a bye week, and homefield advantage with the Pats and Colts. The Steelers MUST keep winning its really that simple.

BlitzburghRockCity
10-14-2007, 11:04 PM
That pretty much sums it up, must keep winning is the bottom line. I eluded to the next 5 weeks as being crucial since 3-5 are on the road and 3 are against divisional teams. This is where we separate ourselves as the main contender in the AFCN and one of the top teams in the AFC.

Cincy is a disaster right now, they can't beat anyone and their defense is just flat out terrible. They can still score points but they can't stop anybody.

Cleveland is not anywhere near for real. They've only won games against sub par opponents. When they have played real teams like the Steelers and Pats they got blown out. They can hang with average or below average teams but when push comes to shove they don't have it together yet to play with the big boys.

The Ratbirds defense will keep them in games all year long but their offense whether it's got McNair or Boller, doesn't scare anybody.

It's absolutely critical that we continue to win because every game between now and the Pats is an AFC game and we've got to take care of business in the conference and division first and foremost. We can win these upcoming games but it's got to be a total commitment to 1 game at a time like we've done so far and not look past anybody because if we slip up even once and the rats gain a game on us it will make things more difficult down the stretch.

SteelerSteve
10-15-2007, 01:28 AM
Judging from the schedule I think that we can realistically expect a 12-4 or 13-3 finish, and hope for a 14-2. The teams that really worry me are of course the Pats, and then the Jags with Garrard are a damn good team but we are better imo

Black@Gold Forever32
10-15-2007, 01:32 AM
Judging from the schedule I think that we can realistically expect a 12-4 or 13-3 finish, and hope for a 14-2. The teams that really worry me are of course the Pats, and then the Jags with Garrard are a damn good team but we are better imo

Lets not get to far ahead of ourselves.....Still a ton of football left...My only focus is the Denver Broncos and the *** kicking they're going to take...:lol:

SteelerSteve
10-15-2007, 01:42 AM
Lets not get to far ahead of ourselves.....Still a ton of football left...My only focus is the Denver Broncos and the *** kicking they're going to take...:lol:too be honest I would consider anything less then 12-4 somewhat of a dissapointment, I know things dont always go as planned, and sometimes losses come when you dont expect them, but I dont see any team that we shouldn't be a lock to win other than the Jags and the Pats, the Ravens and even the Bungles can be tough but I think we sweep the division this year

Black@Gold Forever32
10-15-2007, 01:53 AM
too be honest I would consider anything less then 12-4 somewhat of a dissapointment, I know things dont always go as planned, and sometimes losses come when you dont expect them, but I dont see any team that we shouldn't be a lock to win other than the Jags and the Pats, the Ravens and even the Bungles can be tough but I think we sweep the division this year

I understand the excitement....But this is the NFL and anything can happen on any given Sunday....Thats all I'm saying....I don't like to look to far ahead....I have set myself with many let downs in doing so...lol So I take one game at a time....

I agree the schedule doesn't look tough now but things can change in 4-6 weeks...What if some of these teams coming up goes on winning streaks or the Steelers get hit with a ton of injuries? So I'm taking one game at a time......

SteelerSteve
10-15-2007, 02:01 AM
I understand the excitement....But this is the NFL and anything can happen on any given Sunday....Thats all I'm saying....I don't like to look to far ahead....I have set myself with many let downs in doing so...lol So I take one game at a time....

I agree the schedule doesn't look tough now but things can change in 4-6 weeks...What if some of these teams coming up goes on winning streaks or the Steelers get hit with a ton of injuries? So I'm taking one game at a time......Which is why I mentioned that sometimes there are letdowns which is why I picked 12-4 instead of 15-1 :lol: I understand what your saying, and I usually feel the same about looking to far ahead, I guess I am still excited about us shutting up the annoying hawk fans that I have to put up with:cursin::lol:

Black@Gold Forever32
10-15-2007, 02:09 AM
Which is why I mentioned that sometimes there are letdowns which is why I picked 12-4 instead of 15-1 :lol: I understand what your saying, and I usually feel the same about looking to far ahead, I guess I am still excited about us shutting up the annoying hawk fans that I have to put up with:cursin::lol:


Dude be excited no doubt....I just have no thoughts of 15-1 or 14-2......lol especially in week 6........Now if the Steelers only have 1 loss heading into Dec.....I might start thinking 15-1 or 14-2 is possible.....I'm just focused on 5-1........:bigthumb:

SteelerSteve
10-15-2007, 02:36 AM
that will be nice

steelcitysfinestXL
10-15-2007, 04:42 AM
I l have a love/hate relationship w/ this post. There is ALOT to be excited about when you look at our schedule and the things we CAN do this season. I dont see much of a problem as us as fans, looking ahead and predicting a 13+ win season. Aslong as Tomlin keeps this team grounded. We actually have proved nothing yet. Even if we would have beat ARI and stayed undefeated, it wouldnt mean much, ask Romo and the boys how 5-0 felt!!! I dont forsee us losing another game JAX, NE and Baltimore will be tough not doubt because they always play us tough. the team just needs to out 100% focus into each week or we could wind up losing a game wee should have won ex: the Cards game. This week needs to be spent working on all the basics and prepping for DEN.

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I l have a love/hate relationship w/ this post. There is ALOT to be excited about when you look at our schedule and the things we CAN do this season. I dont see much of a problem as us as fans, looking ahead and predicting a 13+ win season. Aslong as Tomlin keeps this team grounded. We actually have proved nothing yet. Even if we would have beat ARI and stayed undefeated, it wouldnt mean much, ask Romo and the boys how 5-0 felt!!! I dont forsee us losing another game JAX, NE and Baltimore will be tough not doubt because they always play us tough. the team just needs to out 100% focus into each week or we could wind up losing a game wee should have won ex: the Cards game.
This week needs to be spent working on all the basics and prepping for DEN.

i have not got to watch a Pats game yet but i think the ticker tape and stats tell you all you need to know about them!!! Its been said that the Pats Offense is the best in 2 decades. Its also being said this is the best steeler D ever at this point in the season, thats saying something. This match up will be a classic if both teams handle their business in the upcomming weeks!!! For now, lets introduce Cutler to Blitzburgh!!!!!

portcityblackandgold
10-15-2007, 09:58 AM
ONE GAME AT A TIME DENVER IS THE NEXT VICTIM. Lets not even mention 15 and 1, thats a curse.

Dee Mca
10-15-2007, 10:47 AM
Lets get by that ever so thin air in Denver first. Remember we still have hurt guys and what's the deal with Najeh's personal legal problems.

black an gold 4 life
10-15-2007, 11:57 AM
my only concern is will the offense b ready? the defense an special teams r taking care of business,the offense has 2 b consitent,if they r watch out colt, an cheaters, we will b an force 2 reckon with, GO STEELERS!!!!!!!!!!!!

BlitzburghRockCity
10-15-2007, 12:24 PM
ONE GAME AT A TIME DENVER IS THE NEXT VICTIM. Lets not even mention 15 and 1, thats a curse.

:plus1: I actually caught myself looking ahead in the schedule saying what if we do this and that then we'll be this record. The main goal for this team is that we 11 more 1 game seasons left to play; if we maintain focus we can play with anyone in the league.

black an gold 4 life
10-15-2007, 01:52 PM
the jags an the cheaters r the only 2 teams who really have an chance 2 beat us , but i think once the offense catches up with the d an s.t we will b just as good as the cheaters

BBG7
10-15-2007, 01:58 PM
[QUOTE=black an gold 4 life;153049]the jags an the cheaters r the only 2 teams who really have an chance 2 beat us , but i think once the offense catches up with the d an s.t we will b just as good as the cheaters[/QUO

slow down...let's just take it one game at a time. Anything can happen on any given sunday. The guys need to be focused on every game!

steelcurtaingal
10-15-2007, 02:09 PM
Judging from the schedule I think that we can realistically expect a 12-4 or 13-3 finish, and hope for a 14-2. The teams that really worry me are of course the Pats, and then the Jags with Garrard are a damn good team but we are better imo

the jags always kinda scare me, cause they are a team so much like our own

the pats are tragically just that, the pats, and always will scare me until brady boy either gets incapitated, or retires.

K Train
10-15-2007, 02:20 PM
HFA.......overrated

GoBenGo
10-15-2007, 02:21 PM
Sign me up for the whole " continue winning games" theory! I think it will work! and I am all for it!

steelcurtaingal
10-15-2007, 03:01 PM
Sign me up for the whole " continue winning games" theory! I think it will work! and I am all for it!

it is a good theory

portcityblackandgold
10-15-2007, 03:34 PM
Lets take a good look at the Patriots, who they've played and how do those teams defenses rank when stacked along side the Steel Curtain. DONT BELIEVE THE HYPE And another point, you can't score 30 plus when the Steelers offense is eatin up the clock. What I see from the Pats, Colts, Bungles, and few other teams looks suspiciously like Arena Football. No knock on Arena football its entertaining. THIS IS THE NFL AND DEFENSE WILL ALWAYS WIN GAMES. Receivers dont want to catch it when they get cold cocked one good time, ask whosyourmomma... Backs dont take up the middle to strong after they get DECLEATED THATS STEELER FOOTBALL....TAKE NO PRISONERS

Troyisabeast_43
10-15-2007, 05:19 PM
You definitely do make some good points I doubt the Pats will face a defense or a team as good and balanced all around other then the Colts then the Steelers this season. Time of possession will definitely be a key in that game with the Pats. If the Steelers are able to possess and keep the football and sustain some long drives then Tom Brady and that Pats offense cant hurt you at all when its not on the field. And when Brady is on the field the Steelers MUST get to him and get to him often. They need to put the heat on him as much as possible and be physical with guys like Moss and Stallworth who dont like to go over the middle and get hit at all if you watch them close enough. If they can do those things and get some good special teams play which they have the capability of doing all of those then they have a great chance to beat the Pats. Lets keep in mind though the Steelers still have 7 games to play before they play the Pats on December 9th. The key as Ive been saying for weeks now will be to win these next 2 games on the road at Denver and Cincy which at this point considering the way both those teams are playing is looking much easier then it was lets say a month or so ago.

If the Steelers do this and get to 6-1 heading into November they will be in great shape to pretty much win there next 5 games before the Pats game on December 9th with 4 out of those 5 being at home and the only road game behind at New York against a bad Jets team. There is just no way at this point that I see the Ravens,Browns,Dolphins or Bengals coming in here in November to Heinz Field the way the Steelers are playing at home this year so far, and the way those teams are playing right now, there is no way I see any of those teams beating the Steelers at home its just not going to happen. The Steelers should be able to take care of the Jets as well on the road in between.

So the bottom line is as Ive been saying beat Denver and Cincy on the road the next 2 weeks with 4 out of the next 5 at home to follow, and 11-1 going into the Pats game not only looks possible, it almost looks like a guarantee.

SteelerSteve
10-15-2007, 05:29 PM
ONE GAME AT A TIME DENVER IS THE NEXT VICTIM. Lets not even mention 15 and 1, thats a curse.:lol: I havent said we would go 15-1, all I have said is that 12-4 is a very realistic expectation considering that there are usually letdowns every once in a while, but if things do fall into place then we should be able to expect alot more, I also agree with you about not buying into the Patriots hype, they do have a hell of an offense no doubt. I just dont think that their defense is near as good as ours. The main problem I see is that we usually get pressure with our linebackers when in the case with the Pats, I think that our d-line needs to get to him because of his quick release and ability to pick up blitzes:2cents:

steelcitysfinestXL
10-15-2007, 10:14 PM
For all the people sayin "one game at a time" "take care of DEN 1st" start a denver thread!!!! This thread is about how our schedule shapes up and thats what we should be posting about.

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The Only problem with the games we have coming up are that they are against teams alot of people thought we be playoff teams!!!
Sunday, Oct. 21 @ Broncos 8:15 p.m. - The broncos we're bounced from the playoffs last year by the Chiefs and a season finale loss to SF. This team was expected to compete with SD for the West.

Sunday, Oct. 28 @ Bengals 1 p.m. -Were considered a much better team than us and Maybe the class of the division.

Monday, Nov. 5 vs. Ravens 8:30 p.m. -Destroed us in 2 games last year and we the AFCN Champs, were a considered a SB contender in preseason

Sunday, Nov. 11 vs. Browns 1 p.m. still Cleveland

Sunday, Nov. 18* @ Jets 1 p.m. Until the season started this was considered an upstart team and with w/ Thomas Jones and a healthy Pennington (<---Oxy-Moron) were considered a wild card team

Monday, Nov. 26 vs. Dolphins 8:30 p.m. Poor Peezy

Sunday, Dec. 2* vs. Bengals *see above*

My point is none of those teams (minus the browns) were rated this poorly in the preseason. Not that i belive the "experts" and thier preseason hype... but these teams are basically all hitting rock bottom and have no where to go but up. And as much as we as steeler fans like to be "underappreciated" by the media types, i think the cats gonna be let out of the bag here soon!!! I would to say i see us at 14-2 beating NE on the 9th, and only dropping one more game!!!!

Troyisabeast_43
10-15-2007, 11:09 PM
Your right you cannot overlook any game by any means what so ever but the bottom line in my opinion if your going to have a shot to win in the playoffs this year and go to the Super Bowl in the AFC you have to get either a bye week or homefield advantage. The Steelers simply do not want to push there luck by having to play a wildcard game, then games at Indy and New England which in all likelihood will be the case if the Steelers do not get a 1 or 2 seed. Its not impossible to do seeing that we beat the odds as the 6 seed two year ago and won the Super Bowl, but the fact of the matter is its just a position the Steelers do not want to be in. Its why you have to start looking ahead to the schedule and these games. Now every game that you mentioned on there the Steelers should flat out win before they play the Pats. Im going to assume and say the Pats will only lose to the Colts before they play the Steelers. The Steelers at the very worst MUST go 6-1 I believe in these next 7 games before the Pats game if there going to have any shot at all of getting the top seed over the Pats. The Pats would be 11-1 going into that game and the Steelers would be 10-2. So if you go into that game only a game behind and you win the game you then have the same record as the Pats and own the tiebraker head to head by virtue of beating them.

The Steelers definitely cannot afford to overlook anybody no doubt about it and I dont think they are and wont, but at the same time Tomlin and his players and staff have got to be focusing and paying attention to what the Pats and Colts are doing along with the games they have coming up before the Pats game on December 9th. Because at this point the only 2 teams in the AFC the Steelers need to worry about are the Pats and Colts. Its why I been saying the Steelers are going to have to either go 7-0 the next 7 games before the Pats game or at the very worst 6-1. If they dont do this you can pretty much forget homefield advantage and possibly even the bye week.

steelcitysfinestXL
10-15-2007, 11:26 PM
I agree!!! We would be best suited to lose no more than 1 more game, and hopelfully its not to NE. And looking at our schedule and how close the CIN. games are, i think its in our best interest to BLOW THEM OUT and run it up if possible. Kinda like BAL. did to us last year, it sticks in the back of your mind The next game, get them down by 10+ and they should roll right over!!!! The divisional games is where i worry about our record!!!!

K Train
10-15-2007, 11:43 PM
our guys will be pumped for baltimore

Black@Gold Forever32
10-16-2007, 12:04 AM
For all the people sayin "one game at a time" "take care of DEN 1st" start a denver thread!!!! This thread is about how our schedule shapes up and thats what we should be posting about.

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The Only problem with the games we have coming up are that they are against teams alot of people thought we be playoff teams!!!
Sunday, Oct. 21 @ Broncos 8:15 p.m. - The broncos we're bounced from the playoffs last year by the Chiefs and a season finale loss to SF. This team was expected to compete with SD for the West.

Sunday, Oct. 28 @ Bengals 1 p.m. -Were considered a much better team than us and Maybe the class of the division.

Monday, Nov. 5 vs. Ravens 8:30 p.m. -Destroed us in 2 games last year and we the AFCN Champs, were a considered a SB contender in preseason

Sunday, Nov. 11 vs. Browns 1 p.m. still Cleveland

Sunday, Nov. 18* @ Jets 1 p.m. Until the season started this was considered an upstart team and with w/ Thomas Jones and a healthy Pennington (<---Oxy-Moron) were considered a wild card team

Monday, Nov. 26 vs. Dolphins 8:30 p.m. Poor Peezy

Sunday, Dec. 2* vs. Bengals *see above*

My point is none of those teams (minus the browns) were rated this poorly in the preseason. Not that i belive the "experts" and thier preseason hype... but these teams are basically all hitting rock bottom and have no where to go but up. And as much as we as steeler fans like to be "underappreciated" by the media types, i think the cats gonna be let out of the bag here soon!!! I would to say i see us at 14-2 beating NE on the 9th, and only dropping one more game!!!!

I know what this thread is about....But thats why I don't like looking to far ahead.....Sure everybody breaks down the schedule...I do it to...But just because some games look like for sure wins now don't mean they will be.....Just look in 2001 when the Steelers were 13-3 in the regular season...One of their three loses that year was to the sorry Bengals...lol That game looked like a sure win that wasn't...lol

I agree the schedule looks promising but I'm still taking the one game at a time approach.....Its the NFL were anything can happen on any Given Sunday....Just like this Sunday....I think the Steelers should kick the living shiat out of the Broncos since the Broncos D can't stop the run and Cutler is going against a Coach LeBeau defense for the first time....But still the Broncos could come out and play lights out and win the game to.....

SteelerSteve
10-16-2007, 01:15 AM
Your right you cannot overlook any game by any means what so ever but the bottom line in my opinion if your going to have a shot to win in the playoffs this year and go to the Super Bowl in the AFC you have to get either a bye week or homefield advantage. The Steelers simply do not want to push there luck by having to play a wildcard game, then games at Indy and New England which in all likelihood will be the case if the Steelers do not get a 1 or 2 seed. Its not impossible to do seeing that we beat the odds as the 6 seed two year ago and won the Super Bowl, but the fact of the matter is its just a position the Steelers do not want to be in. Its why you have to start looking ahead to the schedule and these games. Now every game that you mentioned on there the Steelers should flat out win before they play the Pats. Im going to assume and say the Pats will only lose to the Colts before they play the Steelers. The Steelers at the very worst MUST go 6-1 I believe in these next 7 games before the Pats game if there going to have any shot at all of getting the top seed over the Pats. The Pats would be 11-1 going into that game and the Steelers would be 10-2. So if you go into that game only a game behind and you win the game you then have the same record as the Pats and own the tiebraker head to head by virtue of beating them.

The Steelers definitely cannot afford to overlook anybody no doubt about it and I dont think they are and wont, but at the same time Tomlin and his players and staff have got to be focusing and paying attention to what the Pats and Colts are doing along with the games they have coming up before the Pats game on December 9th. Because at this point the only 2 teams in the AFC the Steelers need to worry about are the Pats and Colts. Its why I been saying the Steelers are going to have to either go 7-0 the next 7 games before the Pats game or at the very worst 6-1. If they dont do this you can pretty much forget homefield advantage and possibly even the bye week.In some ways I wouldn't care to much if we lost to the pats only because if we do meet in the playoffs it will be the steelers that are pissed and trying to get revenge. Actually a better thing to do would be to win and win convincingly. Then we could get homefield advantage and knock the Pats around at home. You know what F*** the Pats, they are all soft little pansies and we are way better than them, I am calling it now. They can have the high profile recievers and qb's but there is no way we will get pushed around by them. We are way more physical than them and they are going to get beat up and the Steelers will win it easy: 34-18 there it is, my official prediction

portcityblackandgold
10-16-2007, 09:26 AM
Steeler Steve I'm feelin you "You know what F*** the Pats," and steelcitysfinestXL ease up, I agree the schedule is setting up well. But we gotta knock the schedule wall down one brick at a time. Now the mortar on some of those bricks is crumblin as we speak. But we're gonna have to sledgehammer some of those f*ckers especailly those ones with ratbird sh*t on them.

GoBenGo
10-16-2007, 10:26 AM
Your right you cannot overlook any game by any means what so ever but the bottom line in my opinion if your going to have a shot to win in the playoffs this year and go to the Super Bowl in the AFC you have to get either a bye week or homefield advantage. The Steelers simply do not want to push there luck by having to play a wildcard game, then games at Indy and New England which in all likelihood will be the case if the Steelers do not get a 1 or 2 seed. Its not impossible to do seeing that we beat the odds as the 6 seed two year ago and won the Super Bowl, but the fact of the matter is its just a position the Steelers do not want to be in. Its why you have to start looking ahead to the schedule and these games. Now every game that you mentioned on there the Steelers should flat out win before they play the Pats. Im going to assume and say the Pats will only lose to the Colts before they play the Steelers. The Steelers at the very worst MUST go 6-1 I believe in these next 7 games before the Pats game if there going to have any shot at all of getting the top seed over the Pats. The Pats would be 11-1 going into that game and the Steelers would be 10-2. So if you go into that game only a game behind and you win the game you then have the same record as the Pats and own the tiebraker head to head by virtue of beating them.

The Steelers definitely cannot afford to overlook anybody no doubt about it and I dont think they are and wont, but at the same time Tomlin and his players and staff have got to be focusing and paying attention to what the Pats and Colts are doing along with the games they have coming up before the Pats game on December 9th. Because at this point the only 2 teams in the AFC the Steelers need to worry about are the Pats and Colts. Its why I been saying the Steelers are going to have to either go 7-0 the next 7 games before the Pats game or at the very worst 6-1. If they dont do this you can pretty much forget homefield advantage and possibly even the bye week.


For all the people sayin "one game at a time" "take care of DEN 1st" start a denver thread!!!! This thread is about how our schedule shapes up and thats what we should be posting about.

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The Only problem with the games we have coming up are that they are against teams alot of people thought we be playoff teams!!!
Sunday, Oct. 21 @ Broncos 8:15 p.m. - The broncos we're bounced from the playoffs last year by the Chiefs and a season finale loss to SF. This team was expected to compete with SD for the West.

Sunday, Oct. 28 @ Bengals 1 p.m. -Were considered a much better team than us and Maybe the class of the division.

Monday, Nov. 5 vs. Ravens 8:30 p.m. -Destroed us in 2 games last year and we the AFCN Champs, were a considered a SB contender in preseason

Sunday, Nov. 11 vs. Browns 1 p.m. still Cleveland

Sunday, Nov. 18* @ Jets 1 p.m. Until the season started this was considered an upstart team and with w/ Thomas Jones and a healthy Pennington (<---Oxy-Moron) were considered a wild card team

Monday, Nov. 26 vs. Dolphins 8:30 p.m. Poor Peezy

Sunday, Dec. 2* vs. Bengals *see above*

My point is none of those teams (minus the browns) were rated this poorly in the preseason. Not that i belive the "experts" and thier preseason hype... but these teams are basically all hitting rock bottom and have no where to go but up. And as much as we as steeler fans like to be "underappreciated" by the media types, i think the cats gonna be let out of the bag here soon!!! I would to say i see us at 14-2 beating NE on the 9th, and only dropping one more game!!!!
I agree, we should try to win as many of these games on the schedule as possible. IMO the more games we win the better our record will be.:markit::bluelol::scratch:

SteelerSteve
10-16-2007, 11:58 AM
Steeler Steve I'm feelin you "You know what F*** the Pats," and steelcitysfinestXL ease up, I agree the schedule is setting up well. But we gotta knock the schedule wall down one brick at a time. Now the mortar on some of those bricks is crumblin as we speak. But we're gonna have to sledgehammer some of those f*ckers especailly those ones with ratbird sh*t on them.Hell yeah, you know what? this isn't last year, we don't have to be afraid anymore, we can kick any teams *** any given sunday. On offense we have the coolest team in the league, the most badass reciever I have ever seen in Ward, a lightning fast and tough pro bowl runningback, and an elite qb in Big Ben. On defense nobody can run on us and that all starts with the best nose tackle in the game casey hampton, a nasty LB corpse and a hard hitting secondary that can light up any reciever and not to mention Polamalu is one of the best safteties in the NFL. On top of that we have a linebacker for a punter. Lets face it, we have the meanest team in the NFL and you know what? It is the Pats that should be afraid of us

BlitzburghRockCity
10-16-2007, 07:55 PM
I know what this thread is about....But thats why I don't like looking to far ahead.....Sure everybody breaks down the schedule...I do it to...But just because some games look like for sure wins now don't mean they will be.....Just look in 2001 when the Steelers were 13-3 in the regular season...One of their three loses that year was to the sorry Bengals...lol That game looked like a sure win that wasn't...lol

I agree the schedule looks promising but I'm still taking the one game at a time approach.....Its the NFL were anything can happen on any Given Sunday....Just like this Sunday....I think the Steelers should kick the living shiat out of the Broncos since the Broncos D can't stop the run and Cutler is going against a Coach LeBeau defense for the first time....But still the Broncos could come out and play lights out and win the game to.....

Anything is possible in Mile High and Shannahan is a master at getting everything he can out of that offense especially in the running game. This is a good test for us on the road to see what we're made of in a hostile environment where it's not just the fans that are against you but the weather too.

11 more 1 game seasons, that's what Im talkin about ! :cope:

Stlrs4Life
10-16-2007, 09:47 PM
I think we should just worry about the next team in front of us, and not worry what other teams do.

SteelerSteve
10-19-2007, 03:51 PM
Anything is possible in Mile High and Shannahan is a master at getting everything he can out of that offense especially in the running game. This is a good test for us on the road to see what we're made of in a hostile environment where it's not just the fans that are against you but the weather too.

11 more 1 game seasons, that's what Im talkin about ! :cope:F*** the Broncos too :lol:

steelcitysfinestXL
10-20-2007, 03:42 AM
Steeler Steve I'm feelin you "You know what F*** the Pats," and steelcitysfinestXL ease up, I agree the schedule is setting up well. But we gotta knock the schedule wall down one brick at a time. Now the mortar on some of those bricks is crumblin as we speak. But we're gonna have to sledgehammer some of those f*ckers especailly those ones with ratbird sh*t on them.

Not really sure why you are telling me to "ease up" Im simply stating, look at the title of the thread "...the schedule still sets up well for them" !!! This thread was intended for us, as fans, to look ahead at what is shaping up to be a pretty good schedule. I played football my whole life, i know as a team you must take each game and place it as your highest priority, and devote all focus on DEN this week!!! Tomlin is preaching it - the team is buying into it- ITS ALL GOOD!!! And i know that teams can turn it around in the blink of an eye so looking ahead may be a moot point, but its fun and im bored!!! LOL!!! 12 hour midnight shifts 7 days a week 40+ days at a time... thats what living in Pittsburgh gets you, one blue collar *** job!!!LOL and i wouldnt change it for the world!!!