Steelers Report Card/Week 1: Smash-mouth? Let Big Ben Wing It

Posted: 11th September 2009 by Paul Ladewski in NFL
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Here’s what I got out of the Steelers’ 13-10 overtime victory in the regular-season opener: + So there it was, the first quarter of the first game, and I couldn’t help but wonder what the Steelers personnel people were thinkin’ when they decided not to address the o-line problems after last season. I mean, this hadn’t been a problem for a couple or three months. It had been a problem for a couple or three years. The o-line should be commended for the way it protected quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the second half and overtime periods. Otherwise, the Five Blocks of Putty looked no better than it did last season, when the team averaged an anorexic 3.7 yards per carry, its lowest number in five seasons. Yeah, I know, the Tennessee Titans have one of the better ...

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