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JoeFlaccoSaysHi
12-21-2009, 12:17 PM
A guy on the Baltimore Sun Ravens board just crunched the numbers. Basically said if the Ravens lose to the Steelers and then beat the Raiders and the Steelers win out this could happen. It would require the Broncos and a couple other teams to lose their last two games.

ejsteeler
12-21-2009, 12:19 PM
This is what I've been screamin! Believe!!!!!

Of course, (sorry Joe), but it would be easier if we win out and KC beats the Ravens....not sure if either one of those will happen though...:lol:

JoeFlaccoSaysHi
12-21-2009, 12:23 PM
This is what I've been screamin! Believe!!!!!

Of course, (sorry Joe), but it would be easier if we win out and KC beats the Ravens....not sure if either one of those will happen though...:lol:

I wish we were playing the Chiefs...unfortunately we have to travel to Oakland and play the Raiders. I'm seriously hoping Jamarcus is given the start that week.

ejsteeler
12-21-2009, 12:28 PM
That's right, I don't know why I keep saying Chiefs...
Anyway, in THIS SCENARIO (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/playoffscenario?algorithm=custom&14=41015155&15=50000041&16=55145515), it is looking promising if we can win out. Jacksonville losing to NE is a must because I doubt the Clowns will beat them. Baltimore doesn't even have to lose any gam but ours next week and we are both in......:cope:

granted, allot can go wrong between now and then....

BlackGold4vr
12-21-2009, 12:33 PM
A guy on the Baltimore Sun Ravens board just crunched the numbers. Basically said if the Ravens lose to the Steelers and then beat the Raiders and the Steelers win out this could happen. It would require the Broncos and a couple other teams to lose their last two games.


Actually this scenario is not just possible but likely to happen. Here are the games the Steelers need this weekend.

Jax @ N.E.
Den @ Phi
NYJ @ Indy

We already beat Denver so tied records would give the Steelers the first tie-breaker (head-to-head). Houston plays at Miami, but even if Miami wins and is temporarily moved up into the 6th spot made possible by the above teams losing, the Steelers play Miami in two weeks where they can take that spot away from Miami. We also own the head-to-head with Tennessee. Simply put, if the above three teams lose once and we win out we are in!

LatrobePA
12-21-2009, 12:33 PM
Ravens vs Steelers will be a game to watch fan or not!

JoeFlaccoSaysHi
12-21-2009, 12:38 PM
Actually this scenario is not just possible but likely to happen. Here are the games the Steelers need this weekend.

Jax @ N.E.
Den @ Phi
NYJ @ Indy

We already beat Denver so tied records would give the Steelers the first tie-breaker (head-to-head). Houston plays at Miami, but even if Miami wins and is temporarily moved up into the 6th spot made possible by the above teams losing, the Steelers play Miami in two weeks where they can take that spot away from Miami. We also own the head-to-head with Tennessee. Simply put, if the above three teams lose once and we win out we are in!

Yeah...this is the popular prediction on the Baltimore Sun board. I'd love to see a rematch of last year's AFC Championship game. Prove to the rest of the league once again which division plays the best football. In my mind no way Jax beats N.E. or Denver beats Philly. I'm hoping that Indy is seriously trying for the undefeated season and they stomp the Jets. I doubt they would want their undefeated season ruined at home in front of their fans. They probably know by now that losing two games going into the playoffs is not a great way to plan it.

LatrobePA
12-21-2009, 12:40 PM
Put a fork in Denver, Jets, I personally could see Jax beating NE though...

Steel Trap86
12-21-2009, 12:50 PM
Those 3 games are in the Steelers favor, New England is 7-0 at home this season, Philly is the hottest team in the NFC right now and will be playing for a bye week and we all know Indy is still undefeated and didn't deactivate anybody for the game in Jacksonville so they definitely won't in front of there fans, they are going for 16-0 and they know they can beat the Jets & Bills, but we still have to do our part by beating a hot Ravens team and then potentially lay it all on the line in Miami.

Just a shame for 3 hours next week I will have to cheer the ****ing Patriots!

NJVITO3RIVERS
12-21-2009, 12:57 PM
DOES ANY ONE HAVE THE ANSWERS REALLY TO WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN FOR THE STEELERS TO GET IN? THAT IS ASSUMING THEY WIN OUT - WHICH I REALLY THINK WILL HAPPEN. I CAN SEE PHILLY BEATING THE CRAP OUT OF DENVER FOR SURE

ejsteeler
12-21-2009, 01:11 PM
DOES ANY ONE HAVE THE ANSWERS REALLY TO WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN FOR THE STEELERS TO GET IN? THAT IS ASSUMING THEY WIN OUT - WHICH I REALLY THINK WILL HAPPEN. I CAN SEE PHILLY BEATING THE CRAP OUT OF DENVER FOR SURE

see the link in my post above where you can set up the scenarios any way you like......

steelersbabex25
12-21-2009, 01:49 PM
I wish the Steelers could have won atleast 1 of those like 4 easy games they lost..just 1 and we'd be in for sure. Ughh.

LatrobePA
12-21-2009, 01:58 PM
Water under the bridge at this point, just need to win out and hope the stars align in our favor!

Steel Trap86
12-21-2009, 02:21 PM
I wish the Steelers could have won atleast 1 of those like 4 easy games they lost..just 1 and we'd be in for sure. Ughh.

That Raiders game should have been ours, I don't know how we let ourselves get to where we are, all we can do now is watch and wait.

BlitzburghRockCity
12-21-2009, 02:54 PM
Ravens vs Steelers will be a game to watch fan or not!

you got that right, the games between these 2 are always a bloodbath but this weekend is going to feel like the championship game last year when we both teams collided in epic fashion. I suspect this game will be all that and then some, and the team with the ball last will probably win it.

BlackGold4vr
12-21-2009, 02:59 PM
you got that right, the games between these 2 are always a bloodbath but this weekend is going to feel like the championship game last year when we both teams collided in epic fashion. I suspect this game will be all that and then some, and the team with the ball last will probably win it.


I would like to think that with everything on the line the Steelers will play with a purpose but then I thought that would be the case against Cincinnati for the division title too. With this team you never know what you're gonna get......

kinda like a box of chocolates

:lol:

Troyisabeast_43
12-21-2009, 03:10 PM
As I mentioned in the other thread here Week 15 went according to plan for the Steelers and couldnt have fallen the Steelers way any better. As a result,the Steelers get in if they win their 2 remaining games and.......


The Jets lose to either Indy this or Cincy and

Jacksonville loses to NE or Cleveland and

Houston loses to Miami or NE and either

Baltimore loses to Oakland after losing to Pitt

or

Denver loses to Phily or KC

Pitt eliminates Miami with win in the last week

Pitt gets in over Tenn by virtue of a head to head win

I just mentioned as well in the other thread Thanks to Broncos laying an absolute egg to the Raiders at home yesterday this has become very possible. Ill take my odds greatly this weekend with having the Jags having to win in New England,the Broncos having to win in Philly,and the Jets having to win in Indy. Barring a major major upset none of those things will happen. Thus, if the Steelers beat the Ravens they will get the neccessary help they need in these games and the Miami game on January 3rd will be a win and in game in terms of getting the 6th seed in the playoffs...

LatrobePA
12-21-2009, 03:14 PM
Suggs was out last time we played them, that was huge, he's a BB killer!

With that said, we also had a couple key players missing and almost pulled it out, expect the same kinda game plan...

Troyisabeast_43
12-21-2009, 03:24 PM
Suggs was out last time we played them, that was huge, he's a BB killer!

With that said, we also had a couple key players missing and almost pulled it out, expect the same kinda game plan...

While I do think the Ravens game will be a very very tough game for the Steelers to win I still think they will be able to do so. The Ravens have not been a very good road team at all so far this season. They have lost to a lot of quality opponents on the road this year such as the Patriots,Vikings,Bengals,and Packers. Their only road wins this season were at San Diego in Week 2 before the Chargers got red hot,and against the Browns in Cleveland. Ben should have success throwing the ball this weekend,and Mendenhall much like he did in Baltimore should be able to run the ball as well with good success. It will be a close game like we all know it will be but Im going to say Steelers win 28-24...

steelerschick1220
12-22-2009, 12:03 AM
Even if we had lost to the Packers yesterday, I still would have felt confident about the Ravens game. It took them to OT in their house with our two best players out for them to beat us. It seems like all the scenarios are in our favor, but any given sunday, right???

I feel dirty having to root for the Pats. Blech. At least it's only for about three hours.

SteelerSteve
12-22-2009, 02:25 AM
Actually this scenario is not just possible but likely to happen. Here are the games the Steelers need this weekend.

Jax @ N.E.
Den @ Phi
NYJ @ Indy

We already beat Denver so tied records would give the Steelers the first tie-breaker (head-to-head). Houston plays at Miami, but even if Miami wins and is temporarily moved up into the 6th spot made possible by the above teams losing, the Steelers play Miami in two weeks where they can take that spot away from Miami. We also own the head-to-head with Tennessee. Simply put, if the above three teams lose once and we win out we are in!
Yeah, I think that all of those games could play into the steelers favor...hopefully

--- Added 12/22/2009 at 12:25 AM ---

Oh and Joe flacco says high....Thanks for being so optimistic for the steelers. Thats rarity among Ravens fans it seems ...I wonder why? lol

JoeFlaccoSaysHi
12-22-2009, 10:12 AM
Yeah, I think that all of those games could play into the steelers favor...hopefully

--- Added 12/22/2009 at 12:25 AM ---

Oh and Joe flacco says high....Thanks for being so optimistic for the steelers. Thats rarity among Ravens fans it seems ...I wonder why? lol

Thanks for your service. I'd imagine Cuba is beautiful this time of year.

The folks here in Baltimore can be a little salty at times. I think everyone is just a bit cranky from the O's losing for 12 years straight and our mayor being convicted of embezzlement, yet still remaining in office...oh and the ridiculously high murder rate probably doesn't help either.