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pittpete
01-16-2013, 04:39 PM
I think this is the year we finally break ties with Lefty and Batch.
What does everyone think about Bruce Gradkowski (http://www.rotoworld.com/player/NFL/3634/Bruce-Gradkowski) ?
I remember when he was with the Raiders and he smoked us a few years back.
Also IIRC wasn't he a Pittsburgh native?

squidkid
01-16-2013, 04:58 PM
i think its too early to look for bens replacement, but definitely want lefty and batch out. gimme 1 young vet and a rookie that can run. seems like the best chance for a backup qb to step in and win is if they have the ability to run.

phillyesq
01-16-2013, 05:34 PM
I think it's absolutely time for Leftwich to go. I would like to either see a veteran #2 brought in with a developmental #3 added or a young #2 with Batch as the #3. Batch was .500 as a starter this year, and you can do a lot worse for your #3.

Sugar
01-16-2013, 06:56 PM
I'm down to bring in a new guy or possibly two. In fact, I was hoping they'd keep Hoyer.

Sure, Not
01-16-2013, 10:30 PM
How about a guy like Jerrod Johnson? I remember watching him in the preseason and he seemed to have some talent? Now, where did I see him play? hmm?

supersteeler
01-16-2013, 10:39 PM
I think the Steelers will bring someone in or possibly draft a QB, as they said, changes are coming and they won't leave any stone unturned.

mr.me
01-17-2013, 05:34 PM
Zac Dysert 5th or 6th round,i think hes who i would want

Chadman
01-20-2013, 07:04 PM
Would be interested in the Steelers grabbing Kansas QB Dayne Crist late. He was the Collegiate Bowl MVP, but had a pretty mixed up college career. Plenty of talent that needs developing. The Steelers don't need Ben's immediate replacement. Whoever they choose to develop could be developing for 5 years or more- so there's no point grabbing an early round QB.

Get Crist, bury him at 3rd on the depth chart, and get a back-up QB- be it Batch, Leftwich or someone outside the organisation, that can fill in if Ben goes down.

SteelerOfDeVille
01-20-2013, 07:09 PM
Zac Dysert 5th or 6th round,i think hes who i would want
i've seen him projected as high as the 2nd in some mocks... doubt you get him in the 5th or 6th.

steelmann58
01-20-2013, 10:14 PM
We need a younger veteran Qbmaybe a Matt Moore