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    Jeff Reed injures calf in Jags game..**Update 10/8 not expected to miss any games

    Just heard this a few minutes ago on Sportsbeat that Reed strained his calf last night making a tackle on special teams late in the game last night. It's why Mitch Berger came out and did the kickoff after the TD to Hines that gave the Steelers the lead. One reporter asked Jeff Reed how does your calf feel and he said it's pretty bad. Right now it looks as if Reed depending how bad this injury is he could miss about a month or so. So it looks as if the Steelers are going to possibly shopping for a kicker here to fill in for Jeff Reed assuming he is out for a certain period of time. This is certainly not good news at all seeing how clutch and automatic Reed has been for the Steelers. Who is out there that would be able to fill the void??

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteelfordWexler View Post
    Mike Vanderjagt helped us win the AFCC game before - maybe he can do it again.
    How about Gary Anderson?? I know him and Mitch Berger worked together in Minnesota for a very long time and were together that whole 1998 season where Anderson didnt have one single miss the entire season until the NFC Title game. I dont know how old Gary is but who knows maybe he still has some leg left in him...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Troyisabeast_43 View Post
    How about Gary Anderson?? I know him and Mitch Berger worked together in Minnesota for a very long time and were together that whole 1998 season where Anderson didnt have one single miss the entire season until the NFC Title game. I dont know how old Gary is but who knows maybe he still has some leg left in him...
    How about Morten Andersen?? I think he soon retire if no one give him the call. Nah maybe it's just because he is danish....

    Morten in black and gold.. hmmm

    I don't know the market for kickers right now, but there should be some solid ones! It used to..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steelmatic View Post
    How about Morten Andersen?? I think he soon retire if no one give him the call. Nah maybe it's just because he is danish....

    Morten in black and gold.. hmmm

    I don't know the market for kickers right now, but there should be some solid ones! It used to..
    We are both from Denmark, so i guees we should both have a "thing" about Morten Andersen, but honestly, hes time is up, and he would def. not do to well in Steelers. He is to old, and hes leg is not strong enough anymore to really contribute. What is golden about Reed is, that we can rely on him from almost any given fair distance, in pretty much all kind of weather. We couldnt with Morten. Also, i don't really think Morten would want to go and play 1-2 months and then get benched, seeing that he has alot of stuff going on atm, so if he were to step in for a team it would be full time, and not just till Reed returns. Hands down, that is not a competition anymore :P

    Instead, lets make Morten a punter! We sure as hell could need a new one, like Eagles punter. Man that guy is scary, avg'ing almost 50yard a kick against washington, and they had and avg on like 5 yards on the return.
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    Wow that sucks!

    I was wondering why he was on the side lines and Berger was kicking.

    Also, explains why they still went for the 2 pt conversion even after getting a flag.
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    Berger sucks. We'd be better off giving some free agent a chance.

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    Jeff "Skippy" Reed is money in the bank when it comes to field goal kicking...Plus he kicks in the toughest stadium in the NFL...This is a huge blow and I hope he isn't out to long...No matter who the Steelers sign he won't be as good as Reed....Huge loss if he is out a month or longer...

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