- 10/26/2013, 05:30PM ET
PittsburghBoy-45 said 10/26, 05:30 PM
With the Steelers starting 0-4 (currently 2-4) and the Chiefs starting 7-0, many would think that this argument is crazy and obscured. But is it really?
What many do not realize is that the Steelers lost 20+ players in the offseason, not including the 3 they lost for the season in game 1 against the Titans.
Nobody could sit here and tell me that does not have a major affect on any team
Foote, Pouncey and Stephens-Howling had key positions in the Pitt Steelers lineup. To lose 3 players for the season in week 1 like they did, is not a +. Many forget that the 3 players replacing them did not have the pre-season to go up against starters. Sure they played, but they played backup players.
You don't take a player from the minors in baseball and expect them to be a star right away in the majors, so why do that in football?
The Steelers had to figure out the running back position for the first 4 weeks, with Bell, Howling hurt and Dwyer struggling. They have that under control now.
The new players are now adapting, and ever since the bye week, the Steelers have found new life. 2-0 v. Jets and Ravens
Kc has struggled to beat teams below 500 and barely beat the only one above .500!
PCH said 10/27, 11:05 AM
I'll leave it plain and simple.
Pittsburgh offensive line isn't that good.
KC leads the league in sacks.
I def. see a close game if they play on a neutral field.
But Andy Ried would be victorious.
I agree that the Chiefs haven't played a hardcore team yet, but, the Steelers aren't as formidable as past years, and Big Ben would get creamed by JUSTIN HOUSTON>
PittsburghBoy-45 said 10/27, 09:03 PM
I will conceed that Pitt O-line is terrible, because of injuries. Seems as though they lose one every game, such as today.
Today showed weaknesses in the Chiefs. Barely skidding by a 3-5 Browns team, that really should have been won by the Browns, showed 2 things.
1) The defense can be broken apart by a "decent Qb"
2) The Offense can be slowed and stopped
Jason C. was only sacked once. And the Browns O-line is not all that, it was the veteran play by an "average" qb. probably best qb faced yet. After half time, it was all Browns. I believe it jason was playing with any other team, Browns win that game. That was the worst 2nd half of football yet.
Big Ben would be the best Qb faced yet by the Chiefs. he also is the most evasive and hardest in the NFL to sack. If they can not get JC, how can they get Big Ben?
Before the bye week, Steelers were terrible. But now they have new life. The Steelers corners would matchup with the Chiefs receivers, and Steelers have running back's numbers.
I'll take veteran Big Ben and his veteran defense over KC. Once KC loses one game, they will begin to collapse all over again.
Who has KC really beaten?
PCH said 10/27, 09:41 PM
Yo, give it up, Steeler boy.
The Steelers are not that good. Not the worst team in the league, but not one of the best.
Statistically, the Chiefs are the best team in the game. 8-0. I've already stated they haven't played anybody "hardcore" yet. But, you gotta give them their due. They WIN.. bottom line..
I don't care what Campbell soup did today for the Browns. The Browns have won more games than the Steelers. So what's your point?
If I were you, I wouldn't tell anybody outside fannation, that you think the Chiefs would get beat by your STeelers. lmfao..
Chief will lose to the Broncos. It's not like the Chiefs are going undefeated.
Did you see Terrell Pryor run 93 yards from scrimmage on those black and yellow curtain callers?
PittsburghBoy-45 said 10/27, 10:42 PM
I don't even consider the Steelers first 4 games. They were a completely different team. New players who couldn't play preseason were adapting. Which is true.
I consider the two Steelers victories are more impressive than the KC's 8.
IF KC did not go 9-0 to start out, I would have been shocked with their schedule.
The fact that these nobody teams are even hanging on to KC is a shock
A team that is frankly, NEW, to being as good as they are proclaimed to be, they are fragile.
One loss, and I am sure they would collapse.
Alex Smith has one of the lowest outputs in the NFL by a Qb. That offense can not win a shootout. Nor, can they beat a strong defense.
When the Trophy is on the line, I will go any day with the team who has been there and done that, (Steelers) with a coaching staff who has been there and donethat, over a newly put together Chiefs team.
It does not take much to get past the Chiefs. Past games have shown that.The past 2 game the Chiefs have played backup Qb's. Not very strong
For KC's sake, I hope they r just playing "at opponent level" because RN, they r not a SB team.
PCH said 10/27, 11:19 PM
23rd in total offense..
26th in rushing defense...
Yeah, don't know if you know, but the Chiefs have this guy named Jamal Charles.
Pittsburgh's next game is @ New England.
The misery will continue..
My favorite team is the Falcons, but I don't cry about injuries all day long. If so, I'd yell get well Julio from the mountain tops..
Quit cheating on td's, not a good look.
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