Monday, September 24, 2012

Gah! Steelers vs Raiders Recap

So someone was way off on their prediction. Not sure who that was

Steelers 31

Raiders 34

I didn't get to see the whole game, since CBS and the NFL had to show the overtime games of the Saints-Chiefs and then the Jets-Dolphins before switching over to the Steelers-Raiders game. I missed the entire first quarter. I have the Sunday Ticket and the game was blacked there, since it was to be on the local feed. Kind of pissed me off. Was not too happy about missing any part of the game, considering I'm paying for the games. If it's not on the on local feed, I should be able to watch it on the Sunday Ticket. I was able to in Week 2! Dicks. 

To the game, Steelers defense was shitastic. Zero pressure on Palmer and missing assignments left and right. The two turnovers by the Steelers on offense really hurt. Really wasted a great performance by Ben yesterday. Bye week this week, the defense needs to get it together this week. And oh I don't know, maybe change some things while the game is going on. I said it before, I'll say it again. Maybe it's time for Lebeau to be done. He's had a great run with the Steelers, but more and more I think the defense is becoming a tad stale over the past few years. Just sayin' kids. 

The photoshop is totally worth it, but I can't hate. Janikowski has been a really good kicker for years.

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Friday, September 21, 2012

Steely McGnome Predicts: Steelers vs Raiders

Well hey there Carson Palmer! Fancy seeing you here in Oakland.

Steelers 37

Raiders 6

Jergnome says:

When on offense it's key that the Steelers pick up first downs on a consistent basis.

While defensively, the Steelers need to force the Raiders to punt the ball.

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Biggity Bam! Steelers vs Jets Recap

Ouch, looks like that hurt there Sanchez, not as bad as your stat line though 10 for 27, 138 yards 1 TD.

Jets came out early and showed some spark, but the Steelers D really stepped up and eventually shut the Jets down. And some help with Sanchez being the horrible QB that he has come to show us from last season. Maybe he'll be a good backup for the Jets. 

Issac Redman needs to just run straight, nothing fancy for that guy. When he runs right up the middle the guy is a beast, but when he tries to do the fancy footwork forget it. Ben was on point, being the QB he's suppose to be. 

Trying to do a recap almost 24 hours after a game just doesn't work for me, you get what you get and no funny photoshops!

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Friday, September 14, 2012

Steely McGnome Predicts: Steelers vs Jets

Sanchez had a good game against the Bills and now the Jets are awesome or something. Eat a dick Tebow. 

Steelers 34

Jets 13

Jergnome says:

The Steelers must play well on all 3 sides of the ball, offense, defense, and specials. 

If the Steelers control the clock and keep the Jets out of the endzone, they're sure to win. 

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Oh snap - Steelers vs Broncos Recap

Not the best way you want to start an NFL season, but it's week 1 I kind of hope my team has a few issues to overcome. Makes them stronger down the road.

Steelers 19

Broncos 31

I'll give credit where credit is due. Peyton looked good last night. I thought he would have been way off coming into week 1, but I was wrong. To be honest, he's got to be on early in the season. Since he's not playing in a dome anymore, let's see how he does in a few months.

As for the Steelers. I don't get why the defensive scheme seemingly doesn't change at all when the opposing offense is picking them apart. The Broncos go into no huddle and just start moving down the field. At some point, oh I don't know when they get to the 50 yard line, you know...maybe call a timeout...give your guys some rest...substitute some different plays...maybe? I love Dick Lebeau, but I'm getting ready for his retirement. Sorry. He's been great, but you know, time to move on. 

There I said it.

As for the offense, gotta score touchdowns not kick field goals. Like you didn't know that already. I like Dwyer, guy is a powerful runner. Get him more carries. Redman needs to stop that spinning, he's not fast enough to pull that off, just run up the field man. Other than that, I feel they played well for week one, really wish the offensive line could just not get hurt multiple times in one game for a change.

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Friday, September 7, 2012

Steely McGnome Predicts: Broncos vs Steelers

Welcome back Pey Pey, looks like your neck is barely hanging on. 

Steelers 27 

Broncos 18

And new to the blog this year! Jergnome Bettis, former...uh...Steelers Great gives his points to the game!!

Jergnome says:

The Steelers need to control the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball. 

And if the Steelers offense scores more points than what the defense allows, they're sure to win.

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Sunday, September 2, 2012

Charlie Batch is still on the Team???

37 year old, to be 38 this NFL season, Charlie Batch is still a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Sorry, kids. He's been a good back-up but this is a poor move by the Steelers. No idea why they don't have a young Quarterback on the roster.  With Roethlisberger and Leftwich in their 30's having a 37 year old to back them up is kind of ridiculous. Get a young guy in there to learn the offense. They dropped the ball with Dixon, and now are going with a guy because he knows the offense. I normally don't question the moves the Steelers make, but this one just is dumb in my mind. Bad move.

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