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ATKOOL: "Steelers loss @ Broncos was a blessing"

Posted on: January 9, 2012 3:23 pm

I must say, it has been a very weird week. I've been a bit paranoid...not about the game. The possible end result of who would win the Super Bowl. I had no doubt in my mind that the Steelers would win vs Denver. Steelers injuries was stacked up which was put against them when they would make their Super Bowl picks. All the negative talk going on over @ the Steelers board was something I've been avoiding. I hate being around folks who claim to be a Steelers fan and counting the Steelers out. Some even joined the rest of the Steeler hate crew by saying they wouldn't make it to the playoffs after a quarter of the season had been played. Just one thing after the other. Just got sick of all the negatives and look more at the positives which I hope to be able to bring in this post.

Every year, NFL analysts are always pointing at players who they expect to succeed and players they expect to fail. Example: Andrew Luck is a qb who is going to be the next Peyton Manning. Those kind of guys who have them high expectations....I don't root for to succeed as much as I do for the underdogs: Tim Tebow. I've been defending Tebow all year and taking jabs at Kyle Orton. I was happy when Tebow got the starting job and they began winning. I was rooting for Tebow to succeed because of the story of how every NFL analyst has been taking shots at him. I rooted for Tebow and the Broncos in every single game up until they played the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Been a fan of Pittsburgh Steelers for a fairly long time. From the Kordell Stewart years, Maddox, and of course Big Ben. I must say, Tebow and the Broncos played one helluva football game. One 50 yard pass after another. Still stuck with the game plan despite all of the 50 yarders given up. Certainly did suck to watch everything just not going the Steelers way. Just one thing after the other whether it be with injuries, dropped passes, and so on. Pittsburgh did come back and take it to OT which made the loss much less hurtful than it did at halftime. I began thinking to myself after a good night sleep that maybe it was better for the team. Maybe it was a blessing with all the injuries that the Steelers had sustained along with running back coach in the hospital. It was just one thing after the other. Players playing hurt among other things. It may be better for the team long term with so many guys out and guys playing hurt. It is probably a blessing to let players relax, get healthy, and so on. Better to lose to a qb who I like than lose to Flacco or Brady so the fans would have bragging rights.

With the Steelers out, I'll be rooting for Denver to win it all. LOL! Just for the purpose of hearing his critics afterward. What a story that would be. I have no doubt that Tebow will be able to lead the Broncos to the Super Bowl. Why? It goes along with the story of Suggs bashing Tebow on First Take last week. He is leading Denver to punish and defeat the Ravens for that sin. I'm paranoid enough to believe it!! LOL! Mark my words: Broncos/Ravens AFC championship game. Surprised??SurprisedDon't be.......STAY JEALOUS!!Cool

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Since: Nov 14, 2009
Posted on: January 15, 2012 1:04 am

ATKOOL: "Steelers loss @ Broncos was a blessing"

Let me know if you want to buy any land! Your predictions seem to suck as badly as the Steelers. Broncos over the Patriots? Were you kidding?

Since: Nov 27, 2011
Posted on: January 10, 2012 3:59 pm

ATKOOL: "Steelers loss @ Broncos was a blessing"

Happy so see another rooting for the underdog... one thing I like also about TMQ.  I was bummed to see Big Ben limping so much, cause even though I was rooting for the Broncos, and even though I don't usually like the "bad boy" types, I really do like him.  Nice to see a huge guy so mobile and just defying what a first look would say, so I was sorry to see him not his normal self.

That said, there were some calls and some plays that went for the Steelers as well, and I tend to think that things probably even out, luck and reffing and all that.  Tremendously exciting game, and that's the best we can ask for eh?

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