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    Quote Originally Posted by flippy View Post
    I remember hearing never bet on a Pittsburgh game growing up like it was the gospel.

    Might not be true and might just be cause I pay attention to the Steelers, but there seem to be a lot of fishy games vs the spread.
    I totally have seen very fishy games. I think since Pgh is such a high profile team means they always have lots of $ being in play in their games. The SD game a few years ago when they called back the Polamalu TD at the end of the game, that would have had Pgh cover the spread was beyond bull sh-t. No one can convince me the fix wasn't in on that one. There was no logical reason to call that TD back, and it was a $9 million swing to the bookies JUST in Vegas alone. I don't know how they do it (get to the refs) but they definitely DO IT. I am guess a bowling ball bag in an airport or bus locker could be involved. Even if these refs make well over six figures between their jobs, they could easily be swayed by $25-$50 k to make lopsided calls. $25k is nothing compared to what the bookies, mob, Vegas make out of it. NOTHING.

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    If Victorian is playing the line should be Bengals -14.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost View Post
    If Victorian is playing the line should be Bengals -14.
    Or Curtis Brown for that matter. Or Knight. Uhg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lloydroid View Post
    Or Curtis Brown for that matter. Or Knight. Uhg.
    Knight? I say "nee" to that one.


    Difference maker in the middle needed to replace Shazier.

    Offer picks 1.28 & 3.92 plus WR Martavis Bryant to ARZ for pick 1.15. They only have 5 draft picks now, plus their WR's are undersized (John Brown & J.J. Nelson both 5'10") or old (Larry Fitzgerald 35 y.o.).

    Gets us ahead of BAL at 1.16, who's looking to replace the retired ILB Zach Orr.

    1.15 Georgia ILB Roquan Smith 6'0" 225
    2.60 Stanford FS Justin Reid 6'1" 204

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