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flippy
08-04-2012, 05:18 PM
I almost forgot about tonight. Hopefully yinz don't miss Dawson and Butler.

I'm even interested in Curtis Martin who I was even more disappointed we didn't draft than any other player including missing Marino.

If Martin played his football for the Steelers over his career, I think he might have had a shot at being the #1 RB of all time.

lloydroid
08-04-2012, 07:02 PM
I almost forgot about tonight. Hopefully yinz don't miss Dawson and Butler.

I'm even interested in Curtis Martin who I was even more disappointed we didn't draft than any other player including missing Marino.

If Martin played his football for the Steelers over his career, I think he might have had a shot at being the #1 RB of all time.

HOF inductions are boring, to me, or at least when watching the whole thing.
To each their own.

flippy
08-04-2012, 07:19 PM
I just heard Roger saying the NFL officials don't have a contract, so they'll be using scrubs for the game tomorrow. I'm surprised I must have missed that info somehow.

flippy
08-04-2012, 07:19 PM
HOF inductions are boring, to me, or at least when watching the whole thing.
To each their own.

I don't watch generally unless there's Pittsburgh players.

fordfixer
08-04-2012, 09:02 PM
Dirt is up next:tt1:tt1:tt1

flippy
08-04-2012, 09:43 PM
What's with this HOF class? Half of them almost didn't even play football.

Butler didn't even play HS football and was undrafted. His accomplishments are downright unbelievable. 52 Ints in 9 years when they only played 12 games a year and never really threw the football. And he played both ways. His NFL accomplishments put modern guys to shame.

It was interesting to hear Dawson was turned off to football after playing in middle school. And the high school coach and some friends had to beg him to play football. I've always thought Dirt was the best lineman in the history of the game (and that's even after I take my B&G homer glasses off). It was cool to hear him give kudos to Cowher and Erhardt for using the Center position like it had never been used before. He also gave a shout out to Webby for how hard he worked after 15 seasons and how much effort he put in the classroom with the coaches even though he knew the offense better than they did after 15 years.

And then I remember when I lived in Pittsburgh, the Curtis Martin story while he was at Pitt. I think his mom made him play football when he was a senior in high school because she thought he was lazy.

Also gotta give a shout out to Chris Doleman, another Pitt alum. I seriously can't remember so many people with ties to Pittsburgh being inducted into the HOF at the same time. It's been a cool night so far.

NorthCoast
08-05-2012, 10:16 AM
I just heard Roger saying the NFL officials don't have a contract, so they'll be using scrubs for the game tomorrow. I'm surprised I must have missed that info somehow.

There was a blurb in one article about the scrubs ref'ing some practices to get practice. I think it was NE where a ref screwed a call and the coaches laid into him.... haa haa haaa

Notleadpoisoned
08-05-2012, 11:18 AM
I almost forgot about tonight. Hopefully yinz don't miss Dawson and Butler.

I'm even interested in Curtis Martin who I was even more disappointed we didn't draft than any other player including missing Marino.

If Martin played his football for the Steelers over his career, I think he might have had a shot at being the #1 RB of all time.
The Steelers could have grabbed Curtis Martin in the second round of the 1995 draft but instead they decided to draft future HOF QB Kordell Stewart with that pick.

lloydroid
08-05-2012, 02:32 PM
The Steelers could have grabbed Curtis Martin in the second round of the 1995 draft but instead they decided to draft future HOF QB Kordell Stewart with that pick.

Curtis was one heck of a back. And that dude is intelligent. Very well-spoken with depth. Kordell set the franchise back for a decade. Thanks, Cowher.

NJ-STEELER
08-05-2012, 04:08 PM
Baltimore Ravens Hall of Famers


There are no members of the Baltimore Ravens in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

hawaiiansteel
08-05-2012, 05:37 PM
Baltimore Ravens Hall of Famers


There are no members of the Baltimore Ravens in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.








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Steel Life
08-05-2012, 05:58 PM
Baltimore Ravens Hall of Famers


There are no members of the Baltimore Ravens in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.






Enjoy it while we can...there will be at least three going in the coming years, first-ballot players all of them - Jonathan Ogden, Ed Reed & Ray Lewis.

I think the thing that will bother me the most about Lewis going in is that more than likely he & Michael Irvin will end up becoming the faces of the HOF activities & we will have to continue hearing about them. I guess we'll have to keep putting more Steelers in to keep them in check ;).

aggiebones
08-05-2012, 06:35 PM
It takes a 10 year career and then 5 years after in retirement, so in fareness, it would be hard to have any.

flippy
08-05-2012, 06:49 PM
Enjoy it while we can...there will be at least three going in the coming years, first-ballot players all of them - Jonathan Ogden, Ed Reed & Ray Lewis.

I think the thing that will bother me the most about Lewis going in is that more than likely he & Michael Irvin will end up becoming the faces of the HOF activities & we will have to continue hearing about them. I guess we'll have to keep putting more Steelers in to keep them in check ;).

The real dominant Ravens are Suggs and Ngata....ewww, that was gross to say....