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 Post subject: Schedule
PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:25 pm 
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9/10 @Cleveland
9/17 Minn
9/24 @Chicago
10/1 @Balt
10/8 Jax
10/15 @KC
10/22 Cinci
10/29 @Lions
11/5 BYE
11/12 @Indy
11/16 Tenn
10/26 Green Bay
12/4 @ Cinci
12/10 Balt
12/17 NE
12/25 @ HOU
10/31 Cleveland


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:26 pm 
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Happy 4/20


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Second half of that schedule is a bitch. Nice that 5 of the last 7 @ home.

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Jobus Rum wrote:
Second half of that schedule is a bitch. Nice that 5 of the last 7 @ home.


Ben is soooooooo much better at home than he is on the road. This is a very good thing. And one of the away games is against a Colts team we've been steamrolling lately.

First half of the schedule is cake, we could go at least 9-0 with a strong effort.


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No reason why they shouldn't other than injuries and dumbfuckedness. Then again, I remember how they started off 2013, the last time the NFC Norris was on the schedule.

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 Post subject: Re: Schedule
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looks easy.. 17-0 .. :D


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 Post subject: Re: Schedule
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Wish they gave us a fucking bye week after we time travel to play Green Bay

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IncognitoCoup wrote:
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 Post subject: Re: Schedule
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Weird sched....ton of 1pm starts to begin the season, then four night games in a row, five weeks out of six.


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IncognitoCoup wrote:
Jobus Rum wrote:
Second half of that schedule is a bitch. Nice that 5 of the last 7 @ home.


Ben is soooooooo much better at home than he is on the road. This is a very good thing. And one of the away games is against a Colts team we've been steamrolling lately.

First half of the schedule is cake, we could go at least 9-0 with a strong effort.


:lol: :lol: 9-0. that's a riot. Are they trading Tomlin this offseason or something? they could start 0-1 the way they lay stinkers on the road against bad teams.

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Love that the bye week splits the season in half. That I believe can be advantageous for the Steelers. The rats followed by the cheats in weeks 14 and 15 is going to be a rough ride. Other than that... Here We Go!

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IncognitoCoup wrote:
Jobus Rum wrote:
Second half of that schedule is a bitch. Nice that 5 of the last 7 @ home.


Ben is soooooooo much better at home than he is on the road. This is a very good thing. And one of the away games is against a Colts team we've been steamrolling lately.

First half of the schedule is cake, we could go at least 9-0 with a strong effort.


You know better than that by now.

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 Post subject: Re: Schedule
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hard to say anything definitive at this point, but it would seem we at least have the opportunity to get off to one of our best starts ever

it's hard for me to find a definite loss before the bye, though i think we drop one to Balti or Cinci, possibly KC

Indianapolis is probably due for a win against us, pending Andrew Luck's health at that point in the season, and we'll be lucky to come out of the Green Bay/Cinci/Balti/New England stretch at 2-2 (though, hey, only road game is at Paul Brown, where we own the Bungles), but last two games should save us

10-6 is our floor, imo

i'm too averse to looking like dyed in the wool fanboy to state what i think our ceiling might be

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I can find the loses..games we should win and favored on the road!! easy.. and pats in Pittsburgh.. :x


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Maybe it's just me, but that schedule looks a little easier than the Steelers usual draw. Am I wrong?


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IncognitoCoup wrote:
Ben is soooooooo much better at home than he is on the road.


Sample size. Not really true if you look over the course of his career.

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Chidi Iwuoma wrote:
10-6 is our floor, imo


If the defense improves and they have Bryant back.

Otherwise, I'd argue 10-6 is our ceiling...and I usually seem to predict 1-2 more wins than they end-up with. If they start slow, like they often do, they will be in big trouble.

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 Post subject: Re: Schedule
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This is the best looking schedule I've seen in years.


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 Post subject: Re: Schedule
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Orangesteel wrote:
This is the best looking schedule I've seen in years.

they always look easy till they begin playing. somehow the easy games turn to struggles. my favorite parts are the mid season bye and season bookended by browns games. we can ease into season if u will and get a late season breather for playoff prep..


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 Post subject: Re: Schedule
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Roger usually like to fuck us scheduling NE early in the year.

Getting them late will mean PIT is usually playing its best football, and it COULD have seeding implications which is added incentive....plus, if they get their ass kicked late in the year the coaches might actually come up with a different gameplan in the playoffs.

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It would not shock me to see the Steelers not game plan for the Patriots game just assuming that they can then change it up in the post season after ceding the home game opportunity to NE.


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 Post subject: Re: Schedule
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It would not shock me to see the Steelers not game plan for the Patriots game just assuming that they can then change it up in the post season after ceding the home game opportunity to NE.


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 Post subject: Re: Schedule
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My initial thoughts...Could win 9 games...Could win 12 games.

So I will guess 10-6

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 Post subject: Re: Schedule
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At cincy only cold weather away game. Key early game away Chicago. MB will be back with scorched earth, roll Cleve and Minn. Chicago game is typical kind of game that Tomlin allows to get out of control. The Chicago game will determine seeding. Win away in Chicago and go 3 and 0 we might have a shot for a bye.


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