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    The trickeration Fake Punt; just what the doctor ordered

    Tomlin mentioned in the post game presser that they didn't want to leave "any bullets in the gun". They knew they needed to get a fast start and not just into a 3 and out situation. Now was not the time to sit back and "do what we do".

    This also, along with the short passing game that we're talking about is just what the Steelers offense needed. Nobody on the Titans saw that coming at all. Finnegan took off running down the field as soon as the ball was snapped and never even saw Mundy catch the ball. Wasn't the prettiest pass by Sepulveda but as long as it got there, that's all that counts, LOL. This is the kind of ingenuity and unpredictable nature that you have to have. I hope we see it more often but I'm not holding my breath.

    All in all, it was a key play in the entire game. If they just punt it away the offense walks off the field after another missed opportunity and who knows what would have happened. Not that I'm foolish enough to say that the Steelers would have lost had they not run the fake punt, but I think it gave them a momentum boost early and kept the Titans on their heels.

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    That was an awesome play. Perfectly executed, perfectly timed, just perfect.

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    It was the turning point in the game for sure that kind of gave the Steelers a ton of momentum and broke Tennessee right before halftime with the Johnson TD...

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    I'm curious to know how much they practiced that particular play this week. I know the coaches have said in the past that the team works on special teams situations like that on a regular basis but you had to think they gave alittle extra attention to it this week to make sure they got it right. Also to make sure that DSep knew if the pass wasn't going to be there to have a backup plan in place.

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    Thats a steeler moment I wont forget with my dad, we were going nuts haha.

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    That was a great play congrats to Tomlin for okaying that play because that's not his style he stepped out side the box today for a change.

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    I liked it, we needed it, I liked it, did I mention I liked it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LatrobePA View Post
    I liked it, we needed it, I liked it, did I mention I liked it?
    Did you like it though?

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelchamp204 View Post
    Did you like it though?
    I did we went from looking like a bowl of grits to a 5 course meal!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LatrobePA View Post
    I did we went from looking like a bowl of grits to a 5 course meal!
    I wouldn't say 5 course meal just yet. We're like a good appetizer and a big entree.

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