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Bthorn86
01-04-2009, 11:48 PM
You may remember the classic, often scrutinized 11-10 battle in week 11. It was the only time in NFL history a game ended with a 11-10 score due in part to the refs bizarre reverse call of Troy Polamalu's fumble return for a touchdown. The Steelers controlled most of that game out gaining the Chargers 410 to 218. QB Ben Roethlisberger was 31 of 41 for 308 and a 96.4 rating while QB Philip Rivers was a mediocre 15 of 26 for 164 and 2 ints. Rivers was anything but mediocre the entire season, leading the NFL in touchdowns with 34 and a 105.5 QB rating. This is a direct credit to what playing at Heinz Field against Blitzburgh can do to a great quarterback, a Pro Bowl snubbed quarterback at that... Read the rest of my article at http://www.nfldraftdog.com/NFL%20Team%20Columns/pittsburgh_steelers_nfl_team_col.htm

popstaala
01-05-2009, 12:06 AM
good article... loved it

BlitzburghNation
01-05-2009, 12:40 AM
Nice Read :bigthumb:

ejsteeler
01-05-2009, 02:58 PM
Good stuff! :yellowthumb:
Thanks. :cope:

SteelerSteve
01-05-2009, 03:04 PM
Good read:yellowthumb: It still baffles me that Rivers wasn't a pro bowl pick and if I'm not mistaken Brett Favre was? what the hell?!?!:lol:

Bthorn86
01-05-2009, 03:38 PM
I know, just an example of a player getting the nod based on his name and reputation. Didn't have a terrible year but Rivers lead the NFL in touchdowns and passer rating! Like Peter King says, the pro bowl should be voted on by each head coach, 1 coordinator per team, 1 scout per team and the press. Instead of the fans voting cuz it is flawed. Imagine the Pro Bowl being players who really have the best year at their respective position! (other snubs this year, John Abraham, Ryan Clady)

BlacknGold Bleeder
01-05-2009, 05:31 PM
Read both articles ,Great stuff !!

Bthorn86
01-06-2009, 02:11 AM
this feedback is greatly appreciated from everyone! Please keep it coming. I am looking forward to providing you guys with more of my future articles as well. Thank you Steeler Nation!

DIESELMAN
01-06-2009, 04:01 AM
Good write up!!!

Bthorn86
01-11-2009, 10:47 PM
Running game was the best defense for the pass blocking woes, Pittsburgh controlled the game after that last score before halftime. I will have my next write up for you guys to read in a couple days...An epic showdown looms in Pittsburgh......