ouch. you go into st. louis for the third game of the season, thinking that you are just getting used to this new kind of pittsburgh steelers team: one that dominates on offense and just hopes not to give up too many points on defense. and then.... well, before we get to that, how good was it to get mr. bell back? he looked so awesome and so much better than the players around him. i worry about his health, too, with the beating he takes, but when he is healthy, there aren't too many athletes in the nfl quite like him. he was leaping over people, making one handed catches, and pounding out tough yards through the middle. amazing. and then, of course, there is the uncoverable antonio brown. i only bring it up because everyone on defense knows that ab is the best receiver on the field, and yet they still can't seem to stop him. it is remarkable to watch. he is a great one. but with the breath-taking injury to our franchise quarterback, who i just wrote
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