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Discipline of Steel
05-02-2010, 08:12 PM
Who is ready to put their credibility to the test? This is a contest in hopefully three parts where we can all make predictions about the upcoming Steelers season and then follow them up at the end to see who was correct in their vision. Correct predictions will then be voted on to see who is the real Nostradamus among us.

Predictions have to be measureable (ie Stefan Logan will have 3 kick return TDs in the preseason games) or an event (ie Kraig Urbik will win the starting RG position). Opinions and the like which cannot be verified in fact will be disqualified (ie The offensive line is going to suck!) Remember, the more astounding your prediction, the more likely you will win the final vote.

Feel free to edit your prediction up until the closing bell. Predictions/edits for the Preseason (1) will be closed at the beginning of the first preseason game. Predictions/edits for the Regular Season (3) will be closed at the beginning of the first regular season game. Predictions/edits for the Playoffs (1) will be closed at the beginning of the first playoff game.

For the sake of providing easy reference to everyones predictions, my interpretations of your genius will be listed below. Additional predictions are welcomed but be sure I know which one is your submission for the contest. Good luck in your effort to become the board Nostradamus!!

Discipline of Steel: 6-4-2010 - The starting OL for the first game of the regular season will be Starx, Kemo, Pouncey, Urbik, and Adams.

Shawn: Dwyer will lead the team in total rushing yards.

Hawaiian Steel: Redman will lead the team in total rushing yards and rushing TDs and make the final roster.

Flippy: Worilds will lead the team in sacks.

ramblinjim: Spaeth will lead the team in receiving yards.

Iron Shiek: Wallace will lead the team in receiving yards.

SteelerNation1: Sylvester will lead the team in tackles.

ANPSTEEL: Legursky will start at C for the first game of the regular season.

Ruthlessburgher: Burnett will have 2 INTs with one return TD.

Oveido: Burnett will have one punt or kick-off return TD.

fezziwig: McFadden will start at CB for the first game of the regular season.

Chucktownsteeler: Graeselle will make the final roster as punter and kick-off specialist.

Doogie36: Steelers will be undefeated in preseason games.

StlrzD: Dwyer will make the regular season roster and Redman will not.

ricardisimo: Dixon will be the third string QB to start the regular season.

Akronsteel: Lewis will start at CB for the first game of the regular season.

JTP53609: Roethlisberger will get engaged before the first game of the regular season.

sentinel33: Brown will lead the team in return yards and score 2 TDs. Brown will make the roster and Logan will be cut.

Shawn
05-02-2010, 08:40 PM
Great contest.

QB starter rotation- Leftwich, Dixon, Batch

7th rounder DE Worthington makes squad and by season end is seeing PT in the rotation.

Mendenhall runs for 1500+ yards and has total 10 TDs.

We go 2-2 in our first 4 games

Maurkice Pouncey is starter at RG in our first regular season game.

Starting WR rotation Ward, Wallace, ARE slot...4th is Battle. Battle starts in place of Ward as season progresses and age catches up to him. His hammys plague him off and on all season.

Wallace has 58 catches for 980 yards and 8 TDs as our #2.

We go 10-6 and make the playoffs by a wild card. We win our wild card game and lose the next playoff game to the Colts.

Fox lights up camp and makes it impossible not to start him. Fox becomes a new Steeler fan favorite.

Shawn
05-02-2010, 08:45 PM
Edit...I think I misunderstood. If this is merely for the preseason...copy this to your regular season prediction post.

Discipline of Steel
05-02-2010, 09:51 PM
No sweat...new idea so it might take a little tweeking. This is the preseason version, with the goal to predict any outcome that can be verified at the end of the preseason. I will be opening the regular season version after the first preseason game.

In order to eliminate the potential strategy of people making 10 picks in hopes at least one comes true, the preseason is limited to ONE STROKE OF GENIUS PER PERSON. So sort through your vision of the future and choose your most astounding revelation that you think is most likely to come true, and that can be verified in facts.

FYI: I will probably edit my prediction a little further along to something more astounding but at least its out there for the sake of example.

Shawn
05-02-2010, 10:28 PM
No sweat...new idea so it might take a little tweeking. This is the preseason version, with the goal to predict any outcome that can be verified at the end of the preseason. I will be opening the regular season version after the first preseason game.

In order to eliminate the potential strategy of people making 10 picks in hopes at least one comes true, the preseason is limited to ONE STROKE OF GENIUS PER PERSON. So sort through your vision of the future and choose your most astounding revelation that you think is most likely to come true, and that can be verified in facts.

FYI: I will probably edit my prediction a little further along to something more astounding but at least its out there for the sake of example.

I was thinking maybe a % of predictions with some sort of a difficulty assessment through voting. But, it's your contest...and a good one at that. I'll participate no matter what you decide on.

Discipline of Steel
05-02-2010, 11:11 PM
No sweat...new idea so it might take a little tweeking. This is the preseason version, with the goal to predict any outcome that can be verified at the end of the preseason. I will be opening the regular season version after the first preseason game.

In order to eliminate the potential strategy of people making 10 picks in hopes at least one comes true, the preseason is limited to ONE STROKE OF GENIUS PER PERSON. So sort through your vision of the future and choose your most astounding revelation that you think is most likely to come true, and that can be verified in facts.

FYI: I will probably edit my prediction a little further along to something more astounding but at least its out there for the sake of example.

I was thinking maybe a % of predictions with some sort of a difficulty assessment through voting. But, it's your contest...and a good one at that. I'll participate no matter what you decide on.

Nostradamus was rarely wrong so lets keep it simple with 1 per person for now. Just make sure its an extra good one. We go to 3 in the regular seaon and that should be chaos enough to verify. Someone who hits on all three will undoubtedly get extra credit in the voting.

Shawn
05-03-2010, 12:06 AM
[quote="Discipline of Steel":27ujszk6]No sweat...new idea so it might take a little tweeking. This is the preseason version, with the goal to predict any outcome that can be verified at the end of the preseason. I will be opening the regular season version after the first preseason game.

In order to eliminate the potential strategy of people making 10 picks in hopes at least one comes true, the preseason is limited to ONE STROKE OF GENIUS PER PERSON. So sort through your vision of the future and choose your most astounding revelation that you think is most likely to come true, and that can be verified in facts.

FYI: I will probably edit my prediction a little further along to something more astounding but at least its out there for the sake of example.

I was thinking maybe a % of predictions with some sort of a difficulty assessment through voting. But, it's your contest...and a good one at that. I'll participate no matter what you decide on.

Nostradamus was rarely wrong so lets keep it simple with 1 per person for now. Just make sure its an extra good one. We go to 3 in the regular seaon and that should be chaos enough to verify. Someone who hits on all three will undoubtedly get extra credit in the voting.[/quote:27ujszk6]


Fair enough.

I say Dwyer has the most amount of preseason rushing yards.

hawaiiansteel
05-03-2010, 01:28 AM
Kraig Urbik will NOT win the starting RG job.

Chris Scott will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Byron Leftwich will be the starting QB in Game 1.

Doug Worthington will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Willie Gay will NOT start at CB (thank God) but will be much improved as a nickelback.

Our special teams will NOT give up a kickoff or a punt return for a TD in pre-season.

Shawn
05-03-2010, 02:04 AM
Kraig Urbik will NOT win the starting RG job.

Chris Scott will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Byron Leftwich will be the starting QB in Game 1.

Doug Worthington will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Willie Gay will be a lot better now that he won't be a starting CB.

Our special teams will be much improved.

Only one HS. :)

hawaiiansteel
05-03-2010, 02:33 AM
Kraig Urbik will NOT win the starting RG job.

Chris Scott will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Byron Leftwich will be the starting QB in Game 1.

Doug Worthington will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Willie Gay will be a lot better now that he won't be a starting CB.

Our special teams will be much improved.

Only one HS. :)



ok, only one huh?


Isaac "Red Zone" Redman will lead all Steelers RBs in pre-season yards and TDs and will play so well in the pre-season that the Steelers will be forced to keep him on the 53-man roster in order not to lose him to another team.

my Nostradamus prediction...

http://futeboldebotao.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/400x300_nostradamus_endoftheworld.jpg

Discipline of Steel
05-03-2010, 07:04 AM
Kraig Urbik will NOT win the starting RG job.

Chris Scott will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Byron Leftwich will be the starting QB in Game 1.

Doug Worthington will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Willie Gay will be a lot better now that he won't be a starting CB.

Our special teams will be much improved.

Only one HS. :)



ok, only one huh?


Isaac "Redzone" Redman will lead all Steelers RBs in pre-season yards and TDs.

Nice! We are already guaranteed that someone will be wrong with two different preseason rushing leaders named! HS prediction is a little more astounding in that he has to be right on two counts...yards AND touchdowns...so he would have a better chance in the final vote.

Just a note for everyone, HS final two predictions cant be confirmed with facts and would be disqualified. In order for them to be legal, they would have to be restated something like:
Willie Gay will not be a starting CB at the beginning of the regular season
or
Special teams will be #1 in KO return coverage at the end of the regular season.

flippy
05-03-2010, 07:52 AM
Worilds will lead the team in sacks in the preseason.

SteelAbility
05-03-2010, 08:22 AM
PRESEASON
- Stefan Logan will have three total STs TDs and makes the roster
- We finish 3-1
- Crezdon Butler comes up with 2 INTs
- There will be at least one "that was the worst performance ever, we're doomed" post after a poor preseason game. :roll:
- Sweed tweaks his pinkey in the final pre-season game and is out for the season :roll:


REGULAR SEASON
- We go 2-2 in the 1st 4 games without Ben
- We go 12-4 overall and 5-1 in the division to win the AFCN
- Ben throws for 3247 yards; 21 Tds; 9 INTs
- We have the #1 D - #1 Rushing; #5 Passing; #2 Points Allowed
- Mike Wallace has 55 catches for 880 yards and 9 TDs
- The Steelers FO comes off looking genius as Santonio Holmes is busted for weed by Week 7 and suspended for the year - :wink:
- Emmanuel Sanders has 30 catches for 450 yards and 4 TDs
- Jason Worilds will be a starter by Week 8
- Harrison and Woodley combine for 27 sacks (11 JH; 16 LW)
- Woodley finishes top 3 in voting for DPOY
- Troy has 7 INTs
- Logan has 3 STs TDs

PLAYOFFS
- SD #1, PIT #2, IND #3, NYJ #4, NE #5, BAL #6
- IND over BAL; NYJ over NE
- PIT over IND; SD over NYJ
- PIT over SD (and the Big Ben versus Philip Rivers is settled once and for all even the minds of the most die-hard SD homers) :tt2
- The Steelers beat Minnesota to win the SB 27-24 with a Hines Ward FG at the buzzer!!

Uggh. Sorry missed the pre-season part. Uh, I'll just leave the regular season and playoffs in there so when those editions roll around I can copy/paste.

ramblinjim
05-03-2010, 09:00 AM
Matt Spaeth is our leading receiver in pre-season.

Oviedo
05-03-2010, 09:00 AM
1. Leftwich will win the QB competition in the pre-season

2. Dwyer will be the leading rusher in the pre-season

3. On the DL, Worthington and Thompson will both be placed on the paractice squad

4. Logan will not make the team out of camp.

5. Anthony Madison will be a late camp cut again this season.

6. Ryan Mundy will not make the final 53.

7. Issac Redmon will not make the final 53.

8. Tony Hills will not make the final 53.

9. Two of the following back up OLBs will not make the final 53: Patrick Bailey, Andre Frazier, Arnold Harrison

RuthlessBurgher
05-03-2010, 09:28 AM
9. Two of the following back up OLBs will not make the final 53: Patrick Bailey, Andre Frazier, Arnold Harrison

Considering that we waived Arnold Harrison in November, and he was picked up off waivers by Cleveland at that time, I think it is a pretty safe bet that Arnold Harrison will not make the final 53, since he is not currently on the beginning 91.

If Worilds and Gibson can play even a lick of special teams (i.e. neither of them has Bruce Davis Syndrome), I don't see any place for Frazier or Bailey on this final roster either.

Iron Shiek
05-03-2010, 12:18 PM
Mike Wallace will lead the team in Reception Yards in preseason.

Mike Wallace will lead the team in Reception Yards in regular season.

More to come.

Discipline of Steel
05-03-2010, 06:22 PM
OK, Flippy, ramblinjim, and Iron Shiek are in. SteelAbility and Oviedo, sorry but we have to keep it to one (1) 'official' prediction for the preseason contest. We will go to three (3) for the regular season. Im trying to keep it kind of low so its not a headache to confirm everything and also to make the players really think about a prediction that will really WOW the voters at the end, if it comes to pass. Remember, you can edit your prediction at any time before the start of the first preseason game.

hawaiiansteel
05-03-2010, 08:25 PM
Kraig Urbik will NOT win the starting RG job.

Chris Scott will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Byron Leftwich will be the starting QB in Game 1.

Doug Worthington will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Willie Gay will be a lot better now that he won't be a starting CB.

Our special teams will be much improved.

Only one HS. :)



ok, only one huh?


Isaac "Redzone" Redman will lead all Steelers RBs in pre-season yards and TDs.

Nice! We are already guaranteed that someone will be wrong with two different preseason rushing leaders named! HS prediction is a little more astounding in that he has to be right on two counts...yards AND touchdowns...so he would have a better chance in the final vote.

Just a note for everyone, HS final two predictions cant be confirmed with facts and would be disqualified. In order for them to be legal, they would have to be restated something like:
Willie Gay will not be a starting CB at the beginning of the regular season
or
Special teams will be #1 in KO return coverage at the end of the regular season.


ok, i edited my post to be more specific...

Willie Gay will NOT start at CB (thank God) but will be much improved as a nickelback.

Our special teams will NOT give up a kickoff or a punt return for a TD in pre-season.

SteelerNation1
05-04-2010, 01:22 PM
Stephenson Sylvester will lead the team in tackles during the preseason

RuthlessBurgher
05-04-2010, 02:10 PM
I predict the Steelers training camp will be held in Latrobe, PA (at St. Vincent's College).

What do I win? :lol:

Discipline of Steel
05-04-2010, 07:18 PM
SteelerNation1 is in with another 'fringe' player selection. From my perspective, Sylvester has as much veteran competition as any rookie on the team, so maybe we will be seeing a lot of him. (Spaeth? Perhaps its do or die for him...also Interesting...) Ruthless...Im sorry but your prediction will be confirmed prior to the final bell. Back to the drawing board, but i like your 'out of the box' thinking.

I realize this thread was a bit premature but the three months will pass in a flash. I plan on losing one to the World Cup. It may be interesting to see how the trends shift as we get closer to the submission deadline.

Discipline of Steel
05-04-2010, 07:38 PM
Kraig Urbik will NOT win the starting RG job.

Chris Scott will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Byron Leftwich will be the starting QB in Game 1.

Doug Worthington will NOT make the 53 man roster and will be on the practice squad.

Willie Gay will be a lot better now that he won't be a starting CB.

Our special teams will be much improved.

Only one HS. :)



ok, only one huh?


Isaac "Redzone" Redman will lead all Steelers RBs in pre-season yards and TDs.

Nice! We are already guaranteed that someone will be wrong with two different preseason rushing leaders named! HS prediction is a little more astounding in that he has to be right on two counts...yards AND touchdowns...so he would have a better chance in the final vote.

Just a note for everyone, HS final two predictions cant be confirmed with facts and would be disqualified. In order for them to be legal, they would have to be restated something like:
Willie Gay will not be a starting CB at the beginning of the regular season
or
Special teams will be #1 in KO return coverage at the end of the regular season.


ok, i edited my post to be more specific...

Willie Gay will NOT start at CB (thank God) but will be much improved as a nickelback.

Our special teams will NOT give up a kickoff or a punt return for a TD in pre-season.

Much better but the second half of prediction 1 is still subject to interpretation...how do you confirm 'much improved'?

ANPSTEEL
05-05-2010, 01:55 PM
I have an idea I'd like to pose for this thread-

since all picks are not equal- such as Pouncey will make the team, is much easier to predict than say- Worthington will make the team.

How about categories of picks?

a. unheralded rookie to make the team (5th round or lower- including udfa)
b. vet -with 3 years or more in the league- to be cut (or benched??)
c. Breakout player (Rookie, PS or role player last season) makes an impact in camp
d. QB that starts the season

or some such categories -

In respect to my initial 1 pre-season pick:

Legursky starts at C, coming out of camp.

Discipline of Steel
05-05-2010, 06:28 PM
I have an idea I'd like to pose for this thread-

since all picks are not equal- such as Pouncey will make the team, is much easier to predict than say- Worthington will make the team.

How about categories of picks?

a. unheralded rookie to make the team (5th round or lower- including udfa)
b. vet -with 3 years or more in the league- to be cut (or benched??)
c. Breakout player (Rookie, PS or role player last season) makes an impact in camp
d. QB that starts the season

or some such categories -

In respect to my initial 1 pre-season pick:

Legursky starts at C, coming out of camp.

Good thing I started this thread early, it will allow some time to work out the kinks...

I do like your idea, its kind of seems like there is not enough room for people to voice all of their predictions. For instance, SteelAbility had a tremendous set of predictions that were all verifiable. However, there are three reasons I would throw in that makes me want to keep it at one for the contest:
-The more total picks, the more confirmation required and overall confusion. If 30 people play, Im swamped.
-It would be more difficult to crown one true Nostradamus among us with various categories.
-More initial predictions dilutes the impact of a correct one. We dont want anyone to offer several predictions and hit on one good one to win it, do we?

You are also correct in that some predictions are easier to make than others. That is where the voting comes in. Referencing your prediction, Legursky at C is more likely to win the voting than a prediction of Leftwich at QB. But it could happen so I would say that is a great pick. Survival of the fittest. I want Nostradamus to have earned it. Bigger bragging rights at the end.

But in keeping with your suggestion of categories, I can see dropping a few picks into the thread that could be unofficially confirmed by our peers. As long as everyone signs their name to one pick and one pick only, whatever else goes on here just adds to the culture. I still want to make a prediction on Urbik, but I dont think I want it to be my 'signature pick' for the contest.

RuthlessBurgher
05-05-2010, 07:52 PM
Okay, my bold prediction for the preseason...after a year in which no Steeler CB had a single interception during the entire regular season until week 17 in Miami, I predict that second year CB Joe Burnett will have 2 interceptions during the preseason, and will return one of them for a TD.

Oviedo
05-06-2010, 08:28 AM
I am 100% certain that by the end of preseason at least one of our rookie draft picks will be labeled a "bust" :stirpot

Discipline of Steel
05-06-2010, 06:51 PM
Okay, my bold prediction for the preseason...after a year in which no Steeler CB had a single interception during the entire regular season until week 17 in Miami, I predict that second year CB Joe Burnett will have 2 interceptions during the preseason, and will return one of them for a TD.

Good call...there are two parts (both of which have to come true) which would make it more likely to win the vote should it come true.

Oviedo, thats too easy to predict, I dont think it would fare well in the voting. :P

Oviedo
05-07-2010, 07:52 AM
Okay, my bold prediction for the preseason...after a year in which no Steeler CB had a single interception during the entire regular season until week 17 in Miami, I predict that second year CB Joe Burnett will have 2 interceptions during the preseason, and will return one of them for a TD.

IMO Burnett will challenge Gay for the nickle position.

I also predict that Burnett will have one punt/kick return for a TD in the preseason.

hawaiiansteel
05-08-2010, 02:39 AM
I am 100% certain that by the end of preseason at least one of our rookie draft picks will be labeled a "bust" :stirpot


we don't need to wait until the end of preseason to do that - :D



STEELERS 2010 DRAFT PICKS


1st Round
"Bust"kice Pouncey - C/G - Florida



2nd Round
Jason "All-Worilds" Bust - OLB - Virginia Tech


3rd Round
Emmanuel "BuSt"anders - WR - SMU


4th Round
Thadde"Bust" Gibson - OLB - Ohio State


5th Round (1st selection)
Chris "BuSt"cott - OT - Tennessee


5th Round (2nd selection)
Crezdon "Bust"ler - CB - Clemson


5th Round (3rd selection)
"BuSt"evenson Sylvester - LB - Utah


6th Round (1st selection)
Jona"Bust"han Dwyer - RB - Georgia Tech


6th Round (2nd selection)
Antonio "Bust"rown - WR - Central Michigan

7th Round
Doug Worthless"Bust"ington - DL - Ohio State

JTP53609
05-10-2010, 07:33 AM
I am 100% certain that by the end of preseason at least one of our rookie draft picks will be labeled a "bust" :stirpot


we don't need to wait until the end of preseason to do that - :D



STEELERS 2010 DRAFT PICKS


1st Round
"Bust"kice Pouncey - C/G - Florida



2nd Round
Jason "All-Worilds" Bust - OLB - Virginia Tech


3rd Round
Emmanuel "BuSt"anders - WR - SMU


4th Round
Thadde"Bust" Gibson - OLB - Ohio State


5th Round (1st selection)
Chris "BuSt"cott - OT - Tennessee


5th Round (2nd selection)
Crezdon "Bust"ler - CB - Clemson


5th Round (3rd selection)
"BuSt"evenson Sylvester - LB - Utah


6th Round (1st selection)
Jona"Bust"han Dwyer - RB - Georgia Tech


6th Round (2nd selection)
Antonio "Bust"rown - WR - Central Michigan

7th Round
Doug Worthless"Bust"ington - DL - Ohio State


i dont know, i think dwyer will be okay...that is until he gets tackled for a 2 yard loss on a crucial first and 10 in the second quarter, then he is a bust...

Oviedo
05-10-2010, 09:32 AM
I am 100% certain that by the end of preseason at least one of our rookie draft picks will be labeled a "bust" :stirpot


we don't need to wait until the end of preseason to do that - :D



STEELERS 2010 DRAFT PICKS


1st Round
"Bust"kice Pouncey - C/G - Florida



2nd Round
Jason "All-Worilds" Bust - OLB - Virginia Tech


3rd Round
Emmanuel "BuSt"anders - WR - SMU


4th Round
Thadde"Bust" Gibson - OLB - Ohio State


5th Round (1st selection)
Chris "BuSt"cott - OT - Tennessee


5th Round (2nd selection)
Crezdon "Bust"ler - CB - Clemson


5th Round (3rd selection)
"BuSt"evenson Sylvester - LB - Utah


6th Round (1st selection)
Jona"Bust"han Dwyer - RB - Georgia Tech


6th Round (2nd selection)
Antonio "Bust"rown - WR - Central Michigan

7th Round
Doug Worthless"Bust"ington - DL - Ohio State


i dont know, i think dwyer will be okay...that is until he gets tackled for a 2 yard loss on a crucial first and 10 in the second quarter, then he is a bust...

Dwyer will also be a bust if he fumbles like that "bum" Mendenhall did as a rookie

Pouncey will be a bust when he gets blown off the line by big AFC North NTs or gets a couple of holding calls

Worilds will be a bust when he doesn't average one sack per game

Gibson will be a bust the first game he is not active

Sanders will be a bust when he drops his first pass and will be compared to Sweed

All the other rookies will be busts because Colbert and Tomlin drafted them

Special bust status will be reserved for Kraig Urbik and Frank Summers if they afren't starters this upcoming season. As second year players they should be starters and on the verge of their first Pro Bowls.

fezziwig
05-18-2010, 02:58 PM
1. Batch gets hurt, Leftwich takes over, fans want Dixon.

2. McFadden starts, defense still starts out slow.

3. Arians with his ( never have a TE while I'm incharge ) is going to blow good opportunities with having TE trying to be FB's.

4. O-line will get better but won't really be able to tell because Hartwig will be such a weak link. Weaker than before.

5. Timmons will improve some but, I doubt he will ever give us the security that is needed.

Discipline of Steel
05-18-2010, 05:27 PM
1. Batch gets hurt, Leftwich takes over, fans want Dixon.

2. McFadden starts, defense still starts out slow.

3. Arians with his ( never have a TE while I'm incharge ) is going to blow good opportunities with having TE trying to be FB's.

4. O-line will get better but won't really be able to tell because Hartwig will be such a weak link. Weaker than before.

5. Timmons will improve some but, I doubt he will ever give us the security that is needed.

Interesting set of predicitions, espescially the Timmons one, IMO. Since 'McFadden starts' is the only confirmable as fact, Ill use that one as your signature prediction.

fezziwig
05-18-2010, 05:54 PM
6. We will see hints of transition with James Farrior but with whom right now, I'm not certain.


7. Tomlin might have Dwyer in there more than Moore to see if the game isn't big enough for him. I still think they prefer Moore as the third back in line and want a bgger guy to spell Mendenhall. We will see our last year picks of Tank and Redmen get their chances and to see who remains on the team. Dwyer will really have to blow it not to make the team. The coaches love their pick with the Tank( i don't know why ) Redmen will need to walk on water to remain on the team over the Tank and Dwyer.

Chucktownsteeler
05-25-2010, 05:09 PM
I am going to borrow a little information fromthe Ed Douchette chat today and predict Jeff Reed will not handle kick-offds this year. Dan Sepulvada will be cut in favor of Adam Graeselle, who will handle punts and kick-offs.

Chucktown

RuthlessBurgher
05-25-2010, 05:52 PM
I am going to borrow a little information fromthe Ed Douchette chat today and predict Jeff Reed will not handle kick-offds this year. Dan Sepulvada will be cut in favor of Adam Graeselle, who will handle punts and kick-offs.

Chucktown

Wow...granted, I have not read today's chat transcript yet, but reports I've been hearing up to this point have indicated that Jeff Reed has been out-kicking both Adam Graessle and Piotr Czech on kickoffs during OTA's so far. Personally, I don't see any way that Sepulveda doesn't make this team, but this Nostradamus thread is all sticking your neck out and making bold predications, and yours would certainly qualify as bold.

cruzer8
05-26-2010, 12:18 AM
I am going to borrow a little information fromthe Ed Douchette chat today and predict Jeff Reed will not handle kick-offds this year. Dan Sepulvada will be cut in favor of Adam Graeselle, who will handle punts and kick-offs.

Chucktown

You know Ed summarily dismissed that, right?

Oviedo
05-26-2010, 08:26 AM
I am going to borrow a little information fromthe Ed Douchette chat today and predict Jeff Reed will not handle kick-offds this year. Dan Sepulvada will be cut in favor of Adam Graeselle, who will handle punts and kick-offs.

Chucktown

Wow...granted, I have not read today's chat transcript yet, but reports I've been hearing up to this point have indicated that Jeff Reed has been out-kicking both Adam Graessle and Piotr Czech on kickoffs during OTA's so far. Personally, I don't see any way that Sepulveda doesn't make this team, but this Nostradamus thread is all sticking your neck out and making bold predications, and yours would certainly qualify as bold.

Sepulveda is also doing kick-offs...think Reed is getting a message. I read last week that Graessle's punts are terrible. You don't get rid of a good punter like Sepulveda to get a bad punter who can kick off.

hawaiiansteel
05-26-2010, 09:32 PM
I am going to borrow a little information fromthe Ed Douchette chat today and predict Jeff Reed will not handle kick-offds this year. Dan Sepulvada will be cut in favor of Adam Graeselle, who will handle punts and kick-offs.

Chucktown

Wow...granted, I have not read today's chat transcript yet, but reports I've been hearing up to this point have indicated that Jeff Reed has been out-kicking both Adam Graessle and Piotr Czech on kickoffs during OTA's so far. Personally, I don't see any way that Sepulveda doesn't make this team, but this Nostradamus thread is all sticking your neck out and making bold predications, and yours would certainly qualify as bold.

Sepulveda is also doing kick-offs...think Reed is getting a message. I read last week that Graessle's punts are terrible. You don't get rid of a good punter like Sepulveda to get a bad punter who can kick off.



I also read somewhere that Graessle's kickoffs left a lot to be desired...no way he makes the team.

Discipline of Steel
05-26-2010, 11:33 PM
I am going to borrow a little information fromthe Ed Douchette chat today and predict Jeff Reed will not handle kick-offds this year. Dan Sepulvada will be cut in favor of Adam Graeselle, who will handle punts and kick-offs.

Chucktown

Wow...granted, I have not read today's chat transcript yet, but reports I've been hearing up to this point have indicated that Jeff Reed has been out-kicking both Adam Graessle and Piotr Czech on kickoffs during OTA's so far. Personally, I don't see any way that Sepulveda doesn't make this team, but this Nostradamus thread is all sticking your neck out and making bold predications, and yours would certainly qualify as bold.

Sepulveda is also doing kick-offs...think Reed is getting a message. I read last week that Graessle's punts are terrible. You don't get rid of a good punter like Sepulveda to get a bad punter who can kick off.



I also read somewhere that Graessle's kickoffs left a lot to be desired...no way he makes the team.

What if (knock on wood) Sepulveda gets injured? Anything can happen. It will be interesting to see how far out on a limb someone will go to win this thing. Im not going to down anyones prediction. Whoever's Nostradamus will probably make us all look silly.

hawaiiansteel
05-26-2010, 11:55 PM
I am going to borrow a little information fromthe Ed Douchette chat today and predict Jeff Reed will not handle kick-offds this year. Dan Sepulvada will be cut in favor of Adam Graeselle, who will handle punts and kick-offs.

Chucktown

Wow...granted, I have not read today's chat transcript yet, but reports I've been hearing up to this point have indicated that Jeff Reed has been out-kicking both Adam Graessle and Piotr Czech on kickoffs during OTA's so far. Personally, I don't see any way that Sepulveda doesn't make this team, but this Nostradamus thread is all sticking your neck out and making bold predications, and yours would certainly qualify as bold.

Sepulveda is also doing kick-offs...think Reed is getting a message. I read last week that Graessle's punts are terrible. You don't get rid of a good punter like Sepulveda to get a bad punter who can kick off.



I also read somewhere that Graessle's kickoffs left a lot to be desired...no way he makes the team.

What if (knock on wood) Sepulveda gets injured? Anything can happen. It will be interesting to see how far out on a limb someone will go to win this thing. Im not going to down anyones prediction. Whoever's Nostradamus will probably make us all look silly.


this from Lolley's recent blog:

"The team finished up its practice today with some special teams work, with Piotr Czech handling all of the kickoffs. The Steelers often use a machine to practice its kickoffs, but they have been using both Czech and punter Daniel Sepulveda in that role a lot this spring."

Doogie36
05-27-2010, 06:22 AM
My prediction is simple. We got UNDEFEATED in preseason. Unlike most preseasons our team is trying to figure out who will play QB....Leftwich and Dixon will get so much playing time that we will be unstoppable in preseason and when they are done we bring in the 3rd string VET in Batch.

I'm a sports bettor and i'm telling you all right now......JUMP on the STEELERS and especially in week 1 of the preseason. Most preseason spreads are no more then -3 and the steelers play at home. This first game will be a STATEMENT GAME and a needed win for the Organization. Letwich/Dixon will play the 1st half as they will need the reps and we dont run the risk of hurting our franchise QB so why not play them???? I mean really......This is a NO BRAINER lay it all on the line REDHOT FOR SURE LOCK in preseason........If the QB situation isnt enough to win you over then look at RB's who we are also trying to figure out.......DWYER will get a ton of playing time, REDMAN last years stud will as well. Also our WR's will also need the extra time as well......Our depth is ridiculous and we face the LIONS in the 1st preseason game............I can see NFL NETWORK NOW covering this 1st week of action..................BIG BEN WHO????? We need to get the focuse off of him and a strong week 1 preseason performance will do that......OUR BOYS ARE COMING TO WIN WEEK 1 of PRESEASON.........Mark it down and this guy right here will be placing $1,000 on the money line.

I'm backing up my prediction and if I win I'm going to VEGAS OCT 9th weekend with my avatar girl and that happens to be their BYEWEEK!!!!!!! LOL....perfect timing huh...hehe

HERE WE GO STEELERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Want insurance on the 1st preseason game look at the Lions back up QB's...LOL....no way they are playing their franchise QB more then 1-2 series. We have no choice but to play our QB's.

JTP53609
05-27-2010, 08:26 AM
My prediction is simple. We got UNDEFEATED in preseason. Unlike most preseasons our team is trying to figure out who will play QB....Leftwich and Dixon will get so much playing time that we will be unstoppable in preseason and when they are done we bring in the 3rd string VET in Batch.

I'm a sports bettor and i'm telling you all right now......JUMP on the STEELERS and especially in week 1 of the preseason. Most preseason spreads are no more then -3 and the steelers play at home. This first game will be a STATEMENT GAME and a needed win for the Organization. Letwich/Dixon will play the 1st half as they will need the reps and we dont run the risk of hurting our franchise QB so why not play them???? I mean really......This is a NO BRAINER lay it all on the line REDHOT FOR SURE LOCK in preseason........If the QB situation isnt enough to win you over then look at RB's who we are also trying to figure out.......DWYER will get a ton of playing time, REDMAN last years stud will as well. Also our WR's will also need the extra time as well......Our depth is ridiculous and we face the LIONS in the 1st preseason game............I can see NFL NETWORK NOW covering this 1st week of action..................BIG BEN WHO????? We need to get the focuse off of him and a strong week 1 preseason performance will do that......OUR BOYS ARE COMING TO WIN WEEK 1 of PRESEASON.........Mark it down and this guy right here will be placing $1,000 on the money line.

I'm backing up my prediction and if I win I'm going to VEGAS OCT 9th weekend with my avatar girl and that happens to be their BYEWEEK!!!!!!! LOL....perfect timing huh...hehe

HERE WE GO STEELERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Want insurance on the 1st preseason game look at the Lions back up QB's...LOL....no way they are playing their franchise QB more then 1-2 series. We have no choice but to play our QB's.


or just look at the lions as enough insurance....I actually pull for them, I hate just about every team in the nfl, but the lions are not hated by me, I actually want them to do well..
have fun with your girl in vegas after winning that bet :Boobs

RuthlessBurgher
05-27-2010, 12:17 PM
My prediction is simple. We got UNDEFEATED in preseason. Unlike most preseasons our team is trying to figure out who will play QB....Leftwich and Dixon will get so much playing time that we will be unstoppable in preseason and when they are done we bring in the 3rd string VET in Batch.

I'm a sports bettor and i'm telling you all right now......JUMP on the STEELERS and especially in week 1 of the preseason. Most preseason spreads are no more then -3 and the steelers play at home. This first game will be a STATEMENT GAME and a needed win for the Organization. Letwich/Dixon will play the 1st half as they will need the reps and we dont run the risk of hurting our franchise QB so why not play them???? I mean really......This is a NO BRAINER lay it all on the line REDHOT FOR SURE LOCK in preseason........If the QB situation isnt enough to win you over then look at RB's who we are also trying to figure out.......DWYER will get a ton of playing time, REDMAN last years stud will as well. Also our WR's will also need the extra time as well......Our depth is ridiculous and we face the LIONS in the 1st preseason game............I can see NFL NETWORK NOW covering this 1st week of action..................BIG BEN WHO????? We need to get the focuse off of him and a strong week 1 preseason performance will do that......OUR BOYS ARE COMING TO WIN WEEK 1 of PRESEASON.........Mark it down and this guy right here will be placing $1,000 on the money line.

I'm backing up my prediction and if I win I'm going to VEGAS OCT 9th weekend with my avatar girl and that happens to be their BYEWEEK!!!!!!! LOL....perfect timing huh...hehe

HERE WE GO STEELERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Want insurance on the 1st preseason game look at the Lions back up QB's...LOL....no way they are playing their franchise QB more then 1-2 series. We have no choice but to play our QB's.

Betting a grand on a pre-season game??? That's a new one...

Discipline of Steel
05-27-2010, 08:01 PM
My prediction is simple. We got UNDEFEATED in preseason. Unlike most preseasons our team is trying to figure out who will play QB....Leftwich and Dixon will get so much playing time that we will be unstoppable in preseason and when they are done we bring in the 3rd string VET in Batch.

I'm a sports bettor and i'm telling you all right now......JUMP on the STEELERS and especially in week 1 of the preseason. Most preseason spreads are no more then -3 and the steelers play at home. This first game will be a STATEMENT GAME and a needed win for the Organization. Letwich/Dixon will play the 1st half as they will need the reps and we dont run the risk of hurting our franchise QB so why not play them???? I mean really......This is a NO BRAINER lay it all on the line REDHOT FOR SURE LOCK in preseason........If the QB situation isnt enough to win you over then look at RB's who we are also trying to figure out.......DWYER will get a ton of playing time, REDMAN last years stud will as well. Also our WR's will also need the extra time as well......Our depth is ridiculous and we face the LIONS in the 1st preseason game............I can see NFL NETWORK NOW covering this 1st week of action..................BIG BEN WHO????? We need to get the focuse off of him and a strong week 1 preseason performance will do that......OUR BOYS ARE COMING TO WIN WEEK 1 of PRESEASON.........Mark it down and this guy right here will be placing $1,000 on the money line.

I'm backing up my prediction and if I win I'm going to VEGAS OCT 9th weekend with my avatar girl and that happens to be their BYEWEEK!!!!!!! LOL....perfect timing huh...hehe

HERE WE GO STEELERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Want insurance on the 1st preseason game look at the Lions back up QB's...LOL....no way they are playing their franchise QB more then 1-2 series. We have no choice but to play our QB's.

OK, I marked it down. Thats the whole point of this thread, thanx for participating :tt1

stillers4me
05-29-2010, 11:57 AM
Jerry Jones head explodes while watching the Steelers win the Superbowl in his new stadium while Roger Goodell has a stroke as he hands Ben the MVP trophy.

Book it. :tt2

Prok
05-29-2010, 06:55 PM
Jerry Jones head explodes while watching the Steelers win the Superbowl in his new stadium while Roger Goodell has a stroke as he hands Ben the MVP trophy.

Book it. :tt2

That would be dream come true for me !! :tt1

I'll have my own prediction in due time.

Discipline of Steel
05-29-2010, 11:22 PM
Jerry Jones head explodes while watching the Steelers win the Superbowl in his new stadium while Roger Goodell has a stroke as he hands Ben the MVP trophy.

Book it. :tt2

That would be dream come true for me !! :tt1

I'll have my own prediction in due time.

Take your time, last call on preseason is up until the first preseason game. One prediction per person and it has to be verifiable in fact. (Stat or event, no opinions like 'so and so will be greatly improved') The more, the merrier, and bigger bragging rights for the winner.

AngryAsian
05-30-2010, 08:15 AM
Wallace: 1,000+ yards receiving with at least 80 receptions.

Discipline of Steel
05-30-2010, 08:51 AM
Wallace: 1,000+ yards receiving with at least 80 receptions.

20 grabs for 250 yards/game are some gaudy stats for the preseason :P If you like, you can save that idea for the regular season edition, predictions will open with the first preseason game.

stlrz d
05-30-2010, 09:07 AM
Dwyer will earn a roster spot. Eye Sack Red Man will make the PS, at best.

ricardisimo
05-31-2010, 05:08 PM
Any pretense of QB being an open competition will be laid to rest, and Dixon will be demoted to 3rd string behind Batch, much to my chagrin, since I really like the kid and think he could use some real game time to help him develop. Experience trumps everything else with the FO, the irony being that several guys who could be getting valuable experience won't be.

AkronSteel
06-04-2010, 11:40 AM
Keenan Lewis will win the starting RCB position!!! How's that for going out on a limb!!!

:D

JTP53609
06-08-2010, 12:08 PM
roethlisberger will get engaged.

sentinel33
06-10-2010, 05:04 PM
Antonio Brown will lead the team in total return yards while taking two to the house! the answer we've all been waiting for. this puts logan on the ps and makes room for dwyer on the active list. brown takes the 5th wr spot.

RuthlessBurgher
06-10-2010, 06:38 PM
Antonio Brown will lead the team in total return yards while taking two to the house! the answer we've all been waiting for. this puts logan on the ps and makes room for dwyer on the active list. brown takes the 5th wr spot.

I don't believe that Logan would be eligible for the practice squad after being on the active gameday roster for all 16 games last year.

sentinel33
06-10-2010, 06:44 PM
then the boy is gone entirely. thanks for playing.

does anyone else here think we could boast a running attack similar to Carolinas in terms of effectiveness?

JTP53609
06-11-2010, 08:17 AM
then the boy is gone entirely. thanks for playing.

does anyone else here think we could boast a running attack similar to Carolinas in terms of effectiveness?

i think mendy will have a breakout season, I would not be surprised if he passes 1500 yds rushing, I really think he is the real deal and has a chance to be a nfl rushing leader, i like his size, speed and quickness, if he could minimize the spin move than even better,
as for dwyer, who knows, i like what I hear but lets see it in games, if he is as solid as people are saying then i think old steeler football will be back, oh yea in addition to the troubled but best qb pittsburgh has ever seen (i love bradshaw but ben is better)

Discipline of Steel
06-11-2010, 08:03 PM
then the boy is gone entirely. thanks for playing.

does anyone else here think we could boast a running attack similar to Carolinas in terms of effectiveness?

OK sentinel, you're in. BTW, you stated Brown would score 2 TDs so 0,1,or 3 TDs would be misses. It is a more definite prediction but can also be stated as 2 or more TDs if that was your intent.

Im not sure we will approach Carolinas ground attack this year, as much as i might like to see it. Our Oline still has to take another step up and, of course, Dwyer remains an unproven rookie. If Pouncey and Urbik become members of the starting 5, as I predicted, we could come together as the beginnings to something special before the end of the season.

Discipline of Steel
06-11-2010, 08:07 PM
then the boy is gone entirely. thanks for playing.

does anyone else here think we could boast a running attack similar to Carolinas in terms of effectiveness?

i think mendy will have a breakout season, I would not be surprised if he passes 1500 yds rushing, I really think he is the real deal and has a chance to be a nfl rushing leader, i like his size, speed and quickness, if he could minimize the spin move than even better,
as for dwyer, who knows, i like what I hear but lets see it in games, if he is as solid as people are saying then i think old steeler football will be back, oh yea in addition to the troubled but best qb pittsburgh has ever seen (i love bradshaw but ben is better)

JTP, your prediction is out of the box, i love it! Adds some color to the contest and if its right, it would be an early favorite in the voting. Keep the Mendy love in mind for when the regular season predictions open at the start of the preseason.

stlrz d
06-11-2010, 11:45 PM
then the boy is gone entirely. thanks for playing.

does anyone else here think we could boast a running attack similar to Carolinas in terms of effectiveness?

i think mendy will have a breakout season, I would not be surprised if he passes 1500 yds rushing, I really think he is the real deal and has a chance to be a nfl rushing leader, i like his size, speed and quickness, if he could minimize the spin move than even better,
as for dwyer, who knows, i like what I hear but lets see it in games, if he is as solid as people are saying then i think old steeler football will be back, oh yea in addition to the troubled but best qb pittsburgh has ever seen (i love bradshaw but ben is better)

I like the spin move. You know who else used the spin move...a lot?

http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Marshall-Faulk---2000-NFL-MVP-Photograph-C10048817.jpeg

RuthlessBurgher
06-12-2010, 10:08 AM
I was going to guess this guy http://www.avatarsdb.com/avatars/tasmanian_devil_spin.gif :lol:

siss
06-14-2010, 04:02 PM
roethlisberger will get engaged.
He hasn't asked me yet...

flippy
06-14-2010, 04:50 PM
roethlisberger will get engaged.
He hasn't asked me yet...
He's afraid to ask you to go to Midgeville for the HoneyMoon.

Discipline of Steel
07-27-2010, 07:28 AM
Its getting to be about time to dust this thread off since training camp is about to start. Remember, one 'signature' prediction per person and predictions can be modified up until the beginning of the first pre-season game.

Looks like Im going to have to adjust mine since i had picked Willie C to be the starting RT. Goes to show...ANYTHING can happen. I want to stay with predicting the entire starting OL, although difficult at this stage, I feel it will be a fairly impressive prediction (if it comes true) when it comes time for everyone to vote on the winner.

Also, if anyone comes across off-hand 'pre-season' predictions from sports writers...DEFINATELY POST THEM HERE! They will be included in our contest so we can remember the absurdities put forth by some of the 'greatest minds' in sports reporting.

Im thinking we also might want to vote on the WORST predicition and secretly hope Florio wins the award.

Boomerang
07-28-2010, 06:27 PM
then the boy is gone entirely. thanks for playing.

does anyone else here think we could boast a running attack similar to Carolinas in terms of effectiveness?

i think mendy will have a breakout season, I would not be surprised if he passes 1500 yds rushing, I really think he is the real deal and has a chance to be a nfl rushing leader, i like his size, speed and quickness, if he could minimize the spin move than even better,
as for dwyer, who knows, i like what I hear but lets see it in games, if he is as solid as people are saying then i think old steeler football will be back, oh yea in addition to the troubled but best qb pittsburgh has ever seen (i love bradshaw but ben is better)

I like the spin move. You know who else used the spin move...a lot?

http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Marshall-Faulk---2000-NFL-MVP-Photograph-C10048817.jpeg


You mean the P.O.S. Willie Parker? He is going to spin himself right out of the league.

stlrz d
07-28-2010, 08:47 PM
then the boy is gone entirely. thanks for playing.

does anyone else here think we could boast a running attack similar to Carolinas in terms of effectiveness?

i think mendy will have a breakout season, I would not be surprised if he passes 1500 yds rushing, I really think he is the real deal and has a chance to be a nfl rushing leader, i like his size, speed and quickness, if he could minimize the spin move than even better,
as for dwyer, who knows, i like what I hear but lets see it in games, if he is as solid as people are saying then i think old steeler football will be back, oh yea in addition to the troubled but best qb pittsburgh has ever seen (i love bradshaw but ben is better)

I like the spin move. You know who else used the spin move...a lot?

http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Marshall-Faulk---2000-NFL-MVP-Photograph-C10048817.jpeg


You mean the P.O.S. Willie Parker? He is going to spin himself right out of the league.

That was a picture of Marshall Faulk. Would you like me to post all the awards he's won over his career as evidence that the spin move works and works well?

As for your statement on Parker...it's not even worth it to discuss it with you.

Good day.

Boomerang
07-28-2010, 09:15 PM
[quote=sentinel33]then the boy is gone entirely. thanks for playing.

does anyone else here think we could boast a running attack similar to Carolinas in terms of effectiveness?

i think mendy will have a breakout season, I would not be surprised if he passes 1500 yds rushing, I really think he is the real deal and has a chance to be a nfl rushing leader, i like his size, speed and quickness, if he could minimize the spin move than even better,
as for dwyer, who knows, i like what I hear but lets see it in games, if he is as solid as people are saying then i think old steeler football will be back, oh yea in addition to the troubled but best qb pittsburgh has ever seen (i love bradshaw but ben is better)

I like the spin move. You know who else used the spin move...a lot?

http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Marshall-Faulk---2000-NFL-MVP-Photograph-C10048817.jpeg


You mean the P.O.S. Willie Parker? He is going to spin himself right out of the league.

That was a picture of Marshall Faulk. Would you like me to post all the awards he's won over his career as evidence that the spin move works and works well?

As for your statement on Parker...it's not even worth it to discuss it with you.

Good day.[/quote:30qx6hkj]

Maybe you should figure out how to use the picture feature because I can't see it. Willie Parker is no Marshall Faulk or Barry Sanders so your right it's not even worth discussing thank god he is somebody elses problem now.

stlrz d
07-28-2010, 10:49 PM
Dude, do you even know what the eff you are talking about? I think not. As a refresher, someone posted this:


i think mendy will have a breakout season, I would not be surprised if he passes 1500 yds rushing, I really think he is the real deal and has a chance to be a nfl rushing leader, i like his size, speed and quickness, if he could minimize the spin move than even better

To which I responded with this:


I like the spin move. You know who else used the spin move...a lot?

http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Marshall-Faulk---2000-NFL-MVP-Photograph-C10048817.jpeg

I know how to use the image feature. But if an image is no longer available at the original URL it will no longer appear, as is the case here. Here is the original URL without the img tags around it. Click it and you will see it no longer works so the host site obviously moved the image. Not my fault. http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Marsha ... 48817.jpeg (http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Marshall-Faulk---2000-NFL-MVP-Photograph-C10048817.jpeg)

As for Willie, like I said, not worth discussing. It's obvious you have no understanding of what he did for the Steelers.

CanadianSteel
08-02-2010, 06:56 PM
While i may be a few days late i feel i must give my 2 cents on this. I have been finding the past little while many fans not giving FWP is due. The guys hold a ton of Steeler rushing records and was a HUGE part of our SBXXL win. Did he loose a step? Sure, was he the answer long term for us? no. But how fans can bad mouth the guy now that he is gone is insane, even while he was hear i was hearing this. FWP for a short time was one of the best backs in the NFL, or do you not remember the 200 yard rushing games in one season?

Like all former Steelers i just have to tip my hat and thank him for his time in Pitt, this goes for everyone from Chad Scott to Jack Lambert.

Discipline of Steel
08-03-2010, 12:40 AM
While i may be a few days late i feel i must give my 2 cents on this. I have been finding the past little while many fans not giving FWP is due. The guys hold a ton of Steeler rushing records and was a HUGE part of our SBXXL win. Did he loose a step? Sure, was he the answer long term for us? no. But how fans can bad mouth the guy now that he is gone is insane, even while he was hear i was hearing this. FWP for a short time was one of the best backs in the NFL, or do you not remember the 200 yard rushing games in one season?

Like all former Steelers i just have to tip my hat and thank him for his time in Pitt, this goes for everyone from Chad Scott to Jack Lambert.

I agree, its like bad-mouthing Rocky Bleier. All good careers must come to an end. So what is your prediction for the preseason?

steelblitz
08-08-2010, 09:28 AM
40+ sacks for S'Back, Wood and LT alone.

Discipline of Steel
08-10-2010, 07:07 AM
Preseason Nostradamus closes this weekend with the start of the Lions game. Make sure to get your final predictions in before then. Blitz, Im assuming I should save your prediction for the regular season version? that thread will open up this weekend...

RuthlessBurgher
08-10-2010, 09:10 AM
Preseason Nostradamus closes this weekend with the start of the Lions game. Make sure to get your final predictions in before then. Blitz, Im assuming I should save your prediction for the regular season version? that thread will open up this weekend...

Nah...I'm sure Harrison, Woodley, and Timmons will be able to get over 40 sacks in the 4 preseason games.

:tt2 :tt1

steelblitz
08-10-2010, 10:15 AM
Oops, my bad.

Thanks DOS.

Discipline of Steel
08-10-2010, 05:56 PM
Oops, my bad.

Thanks DOS.

No prob... So do you want to make a pre-season prediction?

steelblitz
08-10-2010, 07:07 PM
Mundy actually looks and plays like the future at safety.

Emmanuel Sanders becomes the Sandman.

SteelerNation1
08-16-2010, 07:43 AM
I'm assuming there's a weekly prize awarded. Right?


Defense
PLAYER TOT SOLO ASSIST SCK F
Joe Burnett 4 4 0 0.0 0
Cromartie-Smith 5 4 1 0.0 0
Keyaron Fox 5 4 1 0.0 0
S. Sylvester 7 4 3 0.0 0
Renauld Williams 5 4 1 0.0 0
Thaddeus Gibson 3 3 0 0.0 0
Anthony Madison 4 3 1 0.0 1
David Pittman 3 3 0 0.0 0
Crezdon Butler 2 2 0 0.0 0
Keenan Lewis 3 2 1 0.0 0
D Worthington 2 2 0 0.0 0
Will Allen 3 1 2 0.0 0
Patrick Bailey 2 1 1 0.0 0
James Farrior 2 1 1 0.0 0
William Gay 2 1 1 0.0 0
Ra'Shon Harris 1 1 0 0.0 0
Brandon London 1 1 0 0.0 0
Bryant McFadden 1 1 0 0.0 0
Brandon Renkart 1 1 0 1.0 0
Aaron Smith 1 1 0 0.0 0
Lawrence Timmons 2 1 1 0.0 0
Justin Vincent 1 1 0 0.0 0
TOTAL 71 47 24 1 1
OPPONENTS TOTAL 71 48 23 2 2

SteelerNation1
08-16-2010, 07:44 AM
Stephenson Sylvester will lead the team in tackles during the preseason
In case you forgot...here's what I'm talking about!!!!

hawaiiansteel
08-16-2010, 02:02 PM
Stephenson Sylvester will lead the team in tackles during the preseason
In case you forgot...here's what I'm talking about!!!!



you will have to share it with me... :Cheers

Hawaiian Steel: Redman will lead the team in total rushing yards and rushing TDs and make the final roster.

Pittsburgh Rushing

CAR YDS AVG TD LG
I. Redman 15 60 4.0 1 31
D. Dixon 6 31 5.2 0 8
J. Dwyer 6 8 1.3 0 2
A. Brown 1 8 8.0 0 8
J. Vincent 1 5 5.0 0 5
M. Moore 1 3 3.0 0 3
R. Mendenhall 5 2 0.4 0 5
Team 35 117 3.3 1 31

Discipline of Steel
08-16-2010, 06:07 PM
Two good lookin predictions at this point, although I hope they dont decide they've seen enough and shelf Redman after another game!! True predictions are voted on by the masses after the pre-season ends to decide Preseason Nostradamus.

Doogie36
08-20-2010, 06:04 AM
All I know is my prediction landed me a FREE VEGAS TRIP. I have it all booked and paid for already!!!!!! Monte Carlo Strip View, Terry Fator Tickets in the best section, Dinner reservations at Brand Steak House, and the plane tickets are also bought. Thank you STEELERS for covering the easy 2 1/2 spread!!!!!!!!! .........The joy of it is this trip is during the BYE WEEK!!!!!!!!!

REDMAN and DIXON easily out play 2nd and 3rd string and will continue to do so all preseason!!!!!! Our spread for this weeks game started Steelers +1 and is already now at Steelers -5!!!!!!!!!

RuthlessBurgher
08-20-2010, 09:23 AM
All I know is my prediction landed me a FREE VEGAS TRIP. I have it all booked and paid for already!!!!!! Monte Carlo Strip View, Terry Fator Tickets in the best section, Dinner reservations at Brand Steak House, and the plane tickets are also bought. Thank you STEELERS for covering the easy 2 1/2 spread!!!!!!!!! .........The joy of it is this trip is during the BYE WEEK!!!!!!!!!

REDMAN and DIXON easily out play 2nd and 3rd string and will continue to do so all preseason!!!!!! Our spread for this weeks game started Steelers +1 and is already now at Steelers -5!!!!!!!!!

Terry Fator? The puppet guy? I never find puppet comics funny (or prop comics like Carrot Top who apparently has a popular show in Vegas somehow). I was confused when Jeff Dunham was popular for a while. But to each his own, I guess.

When we were in Vegas, we really enjoyed Beatles Love and Penn and Teller's show...we ordered both in advance, got great seats and had a lot of fun at both (very different) types of shows.

We hated...I mean HATED with a vile passion...the Criss Angel show. We only went because his show was in the Luxor and we happened to be staying there...it was a spur of the moment purchase and couldn't possibly be worse if he tried. I just sat there with a dumbfounded look on my face the whole time (I've seen high school plays that were done better...much better), and folks around us were not too shy about trying to boo him off the stage. It was absolutely pathetic...avoid at all costs.

Jooser
08-27-2010, 05:23 PM
I predict that Pouncey will be our starting center by preseason week 3. :wink:

Discipline of Steel
08-27-2010, 05:44 PM
I predict that Pouncey will be our starting center by preseason week 3. :wink:

Nice work Joos.

Jooser
08-27-2010, 05:50 PM
I predict that Pouncey will be our starting center by preseason week 3. :wink:

Nice work Joos.

Hey, I like to stay on top of things, ya know? 8)

Discipline of Steel
08-27-2010, 06:48 PM
I predict that Pouncey will be our starting center by preseason week 3. :wink:

Nice work Joos.

Hey, I like to stay on top of things, ya know? 8)

I think we still need your 3 predictions for the regular season. and I need Urbik to step up now or never.

Jooser
08-27-2010, 07:57 PM
Ok, here goes:

1. Mike Wallace will become a premier WR in the NFL this season...he'll be a sensation, mark it down.

2. Redman will lead the league in redzone TDs this season over all other RBs, ala Bettis style.

3. Legursky, not Urbik, will make a start this season at guard before the season ends...

There ya have it. These are outa left field and and definitely shooting from the hip, but wtf, I've never been accused of being a Nostradamus before, LOL!!!!

http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff33/JoanPay2007/Nostradamus.gif

Discipline of Steel
08-27-2010, 08:58 PM
Ok, here goes:

1. Mike Wallace will become a premier WR in the NFL this season...he'll be a sensation, mark it down.

2. Redman will lead the league in redzone TDs this season over all other RBs, ala Bettis style.

3. Legursky, not Urbik, will make a start this season at guard before the season ends...

There ya have it. These are outa left field and and definitely shooting from the hip, but wtf, I've never been accused of being a Nostradamus before, LOL!!!!

http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff33/JoanPay2007/Nostradamus.gif


How do we define 'premier'? How do we confirm #1? ...we need numbers or All-Pro prediction or something else that can be confirmed.

Jooser
08-27-2010, 09:04 PM
umm, he won't go to the Pro Bowl (this year), but will lead the team in receptions and yards...and, I think he'll be in the top 10 in both categories in the AFC. That ok?

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p262/jooser73/moneysmiley.gif

Discipline of Steel
08-27-2010, 09:38 PM
You're in. I hope the Redman one comes true...its quite a call.

Doogie36
08-31-2010, 02:07 AM
Well My prediction of 4-0 didnt come thru but I sure did win my BET and money is way more important than a 4-0 preseason record. This week I'm seriously considering betting a large amount again. Tomlin said the starters will play and he doesnt believe in giving them a week off like other teams do. The Panthers are HOT GARBAGE and our depth is TIGHT!!!!!! It could be the last week for BEN to get some real work in and I believe Leftwich has to be given some a lot of time to work. Dixon will also want to bounce back this week from that horrible perfomance. I'm very tempted to bet a large amount on this game already!!!! Either way Vegas is all paid for and all systems are go!!!!!!

Discipline of Steel
09-06-2010, 08:10 PM
Discipline of Steel: 6-4-2010 - The starting OL for the first game of the regular season will be Starx, Kemo, Pouncey, Urbik, and Adams. Wrong. Goes to show a true Nostradamus will pick with his head and not heart. I was pulling for Urbik, now watch him have a good career in Buffalo.

Shawn: Dwyer will lead the team in total rushing yards.Correct!

Hawaiian Steel: Redman will lead the team in total rushing yards and rushing TDs and make the final roster.Wrong. Well, 2/3 correct.

Flippy: Worilds will lead the team in sacks.Wrong!

ramblinjim: Spaeth will lead the team in receiving yards.Wrong!

Iron Shiek: Wallace will lead the team in receiving yards.Correct! By one yard...

SteelerNation1: Sylvester will lead the team in tackles.Correct! and it wasnt even close.

ANPSTEEL: Legursky will start at C for the first game of the regular season.Not likely but remains to be seen.

Ruthlessburgher: Burnett will have 2 INTs with one return TD.Wrong! Although he did get one.

Oveido: Burnett will have one punt or kick-off return TD.Wrong!

fezziwig: McFadden will start at CB for the first game of the regular season.Interesting, remains to be seen.

Chucktownsteeler: Graeselle will make the final roster as punter and kick-off specialist.Wrong!

Doogie36: Steelers will be undefeated in preseason games.Wrong! Close but no cigar...

StlrzD: Dwyer will make the regular season roster and Redman will not.Wrong!

ricardisimo: Dixon will be the third string QB to start the regular season.Wrong!

Akronsteel: Lewis will start at CB for the first game of the regular season.Intersting. Remains to be seen.

JTP53609: Roethlisberger will get engaged before the first game of the regular season.There are still 7 days left.

sentinel33: Brown will lead the team in return yards and score 2 TDs. Brown will make the roster and Logan will be cut.Correct! All four statements.

Looks like we have some viable contenders for Preseason Nostradamus. Voting on the top prediction will commence next Sunday.