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Thread: Should Steelers Give Kicker Jeff Reed Another Chance?

  1. #21
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    Jul 2010
    Yes.. Bring in skippy for competition. Skippy vs. Sushi. Give the kickers something to do in camp.

  2. #22
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    Apr 2009
    Quote Originally Posted by Eich View Post
    Have you watched how opposing offenses attacked them differently in the 4th quarter?
    So offense's can adjust but LeBeau can't? This has been going on since he RETURNED in 2004.

    You would think after 8 years that the alleged "Mad Scientist" can go his lab and think of SOMETHING, no?

    You say everyone gives the defense a pass and blames the offense but all you do is the exact opposite.

    Um, no. I stated BOTH Arians and LeBeau should have been fired.
    Last edited by Crash; 06-22-2012 at 12:18 PM.

  3. #23
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    Quote Originally Posted by phillyesq View Post
    Crash, I dislike Suisham as much as the next guy, but if Reed is still a capable NFL kicker, why was he unemployed last year?
    Suisham was cut by 5 NFL teams when the Steelers picked him up out of desperation. Kickers float around, team to team, all the time. The kicking position is odd.

    Maybe he has lost it but to not even bother checking does not seem prudent. Hell, Sweed had bad hands, was a mental case, and never did anything good for the Steelers and got chance after chance. Can't bring in JR to see if he's turned it around?

    If he made the team and kicked a 45 yarder to win a game; I'd fly back to Pittsburgh and help him destroy any Sheetz he wanted....

  4. #24
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    May 2008
    Nothing wrong with bringing Reed back in for a shot but geez... how is he still struggling on kick offs when they moved it up?

  5. #25
    Reed>>> yeah.
    2014 NFL Draft
    1) ​Darqueze Dennard-DB MSU
    2) Jordan Matthews-WR Vandy
    3) Chris Borland-ILB Wisconsin
    4) Caraun Reid, DT Princeton
    5) De'Anthony Thomas-RB Oregon
    5b) Ryan Carrethers-NT Arkansas State
    6) Jeff Janis-WR Saginow Valley State
    6b) Seantrel Henderson, OT MIami
    7) Colt Lyerla -TE Oregon

  6. #26
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    May 2008
    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn View Post
    Reed>>> yeah.
    Reed = Frat boy jacka$$ NO!!!!!!
    Playing Fantasy Football does not qualify you to be the in the front office or on the coaching staff of the Pittsburgh Steelers. They are professionals and you are not!

    2014 Draft

    1. Eric Ebron, TE
    2. Calvin Pryor, S
    3 (Comp). Jaylen Watkins, CB
    4. Justin Ellis, DT/NT
    5a. Brandon Coleman, WR
    5b. Brent Urban, DE
    6. Prince Shembo, OLB
    7a. Aaron Colvin, CB
    7b. Storm Johnson, RB

  7. #27
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    No. He is damn poor at kickoffs. He won't be able to kick the ball in endzone even from 50 yard line.

    Also he plays football like a girl. Has he learnt how to tackle? I know its not his primary responsiblity but i keep getting nightmares the way Reed tried to tackle or NOT tackle during kickoffs.

    His FG % was not so good during his last year. Steelers lost to Chicago courtesy Reed's missed FG. He is not automatic anymore.Get a young kicker instead.
    Steelers Draft
    Rd 1: Mike Evans - WR
    Rd 2: Kyle Van Noy - ILB/OLB
    Rd 3c: Philip Gaines - CB
    Rd 4: Taylor Hart - DE
    Rd 5: Justin Ellis - DT
    Rd 5c:Xavier Grimble -TE

  8. #28
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    Apr 2009
    He was automatic when he left Pittsburgh. 9 of 10.

  9. #29
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    Dec 2008
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    In other news, 42 year old Josh Miller looking to be a punter again.

    Miller was quoted saying "One of my Pez dispensers could do more damage in Sheetz than Jeff Reed."

  10. #30
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    May 2008
    Reedemption. Give an opportunity, but not a gift. We need more reliable FGs. Also need better results on KOs than what he produced preSheetz.


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