steeler83
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2009 NFL Season Released!

Thu Apr 16, 2009 2:06 pm

I'm surprised nobody started a thread about this within the last 24 hours. So here it is, the 2009 Schedule has been released, and it can be viewed at just about any sports website (nfl.com, foxsports.com, etc)

I think Dallas and Pittsburgh top the list when it comes to prime time games. Dallas gets 6 appearances and the Steelers get 5.

Initially, the NFL season was supposed to kick off with the Ravens coming to Pittsburgh, but they apparently complained about having too many night games in Pittsburgh. So what happens? One of the prime time games is Steelers @ Ravens near the end of the season.

Anyway, for the Steelers' season:

Preseason
Week 1 vs Cardinals
Week 2 @ Redskins
Week 3 vs Bills (maybe they can shut up TO?)  Wink
Week 4 @ Panthers

Regular Season
Week 1 vs Titans
Week 2 @ Bears
Week 3 @ Bengals
Week 4 vs Chargers
Week 5 @ Lions
Week 6 vs Browns
Week 7 vs Vikings
Week 8 BYE
Week 9 @ Broncos
Week 10 vs Bengans
Week 11 @ Chiefs
Week 12 @ Ravens
Week 13 vs Raders
Week 14 @ Browns
Week 15 vs Packers
Week 16 vs Ravens
Week 17 @ Dolphins

Certainly nowhere near as daunting and seemingly difficult as last season's schedule!

How about the rest of your teams? Plus, it's almost draft time!  hyper 
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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Thu Apr 16, 2009 2:46 pm

As usual anti-Steelers NFL. We win the Super Bowl and only one Monday night game, no overseas games, etc. Of course New England has two.

But I think any schedule looks better than last years, but we proved them wrong. I'll call it 14-2.
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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Thu Apr 16, 2009 3:54 pm

New York Football Giants

Sunday, 9/13 4:15 PM ET FOX vs. Washington
Sunday, 9/20 8:20 PM ET NBC @ Dallas
Sunday, 9/27 1:00 PM ET FOX @ Tampa Bay
Sunday, 10/4 1:00 PM ET FOX @ Kansas City
Sunday, 10/11 1:00 PM ET CBS vs. Oakland
Sunday, 10/18 1:00 PM ET FOX @ New Orleans
Sunday, 10/25 8:20 PM ET NBC vs. Arizona
Sunday, 11/1 4:15 PM ET FOX @ Philadelphia
Sunday, 11/8 4:15 PM ET CBS vs. San Diego
Sunday, 11/15 BYE
Sunday, 11/22 1:00 PM ET * FOX vs. Atlanta
Thursday, 11/26 8:20 PM ET NFLNET @ Denver
Sunday, 12/6 4:15 PM ET * FOX vs. Dallas
Sunday, 12/13 8:20 PM ET * NBC vs. Philadelphia
Monday, 12/21 8:30 PM ET ESPN @ Washington
Sunday, 12/27 1:00 PM ET * FOX vs. Carolina
Sunday, 1/3 1:00 PM ET * FOX @ Minnesota
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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Thu Apr 16, 2009 6:21 pm

San Diego Chargers:

Ill be more simplified in my thoughts about the upcoming 2009 season.

Our preseason is SEA,SFO,ATL and the Cards.

Regular season:

I'm excited because we get the NFC East.While the Eagles and Redskins are coming to SAN,I'm glad we're going to Dallas for the Cowboys in December and at Giants in NY.These should be great contests.Our road game schedule also has us at them damn Steelers(LOL) and Titan's.

Quoting Steeler83 (Thread starter):
Week 4 vs Chargers

I protest!When do we get a home game against those Steelers! What's a matter?Afraid you guys will melt in the sun! Bunch of wimps.(lol)

On a serious off topic note and I'm surprised no thread on this one-

When I was a kid,watching NFL films,that awesome voice of Harry Kalas was something special.It was like listening to Vin Scully of the Dodgers.It was like a having great wine.Kalas,who was the Phillies announcer, did make guest appearances on our local MLB teams.One of kind! R.I.P Harry!
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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:51 pm

Im glad the Giants don't have a by week until week 10, this way if they have guys with minnor injuries they could heal up for the playoffs. The last few years the Giants had the bye week at the begining of the season.

And who decides what team gets on prime time? Why do the Cowboys get 6 prime time appearances?
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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Thu Apr 16, 2009 9:06 pm



Quoting Dragon-wings (Reply 4):
Why do the Cowboys get 6 prime time appearances?

Because we're the team that has the biggest following nationally.

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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Thu Apr 16, 2009 9:44 pm



Quoting Longhornmaniac (Reply 5):
Because we're the team that has the biggest following nationally

HAHAHAHAHA...right, "America's Team"  Yeah sure

signed,

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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:12 pm



Quoting Steeler83 (Thread starter):
Week 4 vs Chargers

G Damnit! Come to our house you bastards! OYE!

Quoting PSA53 (Reply 3):
I protest!When do we get a home game against those Steelers! What's a matter?Afraid you guys will melt in the sun! Bunch of wimps.(lol)

Amen.

Quoting PSA53 (Reply 3):
Regular season:

Ugh, First the Raiders, then Ravens, followed by Miami, with Pitt being our last contestant before an early (and crappy) week 5 bye-week.

REGULAR SEASON
Week 1 Mon. Sep. 14 @ Raiders 7:15 PM
Week 2 Sun. Sep. 20 Ravens 1:15 PM
Week 3 Sun. Sep. 27 Dolphins 1:15 PM
Week 4 Sun. Oct. 4 @ Steelers 5:20 PM
Week 5 Sun. Oct. 11 BYE
Week 6 Mon. Oct. 19 Broncos 5:30 PM
Week 7 Sun. Oct. 25 @ Chiefs 10:00 AM
Week 8 Sun. Nov. 1 Raiders 1:05 PM
Week 9 Sun. Nov. 08 @ Giants 1:15 PM
Week 10 Sun. Nov. 15 Eagles 1:15 PM
Week 11 Sun. Nov. 22 @ Broncos 1:15 PM
Week 12 Sun. Nov. 29 Chiefs 1:05 PM
Week 13 Sun. Dec. 6 @ Browns 1:05 PM
Week 14 Sun. Dec. 13 @ Cowboys 1:15 PM
Week 15 Sun. Dec. 20 Bengals 1:05 PM
Week 16 Fri. Dec. 25 @ Titans 4:30 PM
Week 17 Sun. Jan. 3 Redskins 1:15 PM

Then, week 6-8 will be are division rivals and that's going to be tough doing back to back to back.

After that mess, we fly to NYG to face Eli Manning for the first time (be it he won XLII, but we still need to smack him after the face he pulled.)

This is going to be an interesting season for sure. We need to beat Miami, the fins have had our number for the past 9 games. Eagles, Titans and the Boys are on my worried list as well.
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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:21 pm

i'm a little disappointed the Bucs don't have a Monday night game or a late Sunday night game.
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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:09 am



Quoting AGC525 (Reply 6):

Like it or not, it's true. It's all about the money, and the NFL knows where the money is.

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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Fri Apr 17, 2009 1:04 am



Quoting Longhornmaniac (Reply 9):
It's all about the money, and the NFL knows where the money is.

So, apparently that makes Steeler Nation chopped liver...

ok...

Got Six?  Wink

Heh, I like the one analyst's comments during Sports Center when debating who America's Team was, and the one guy said, "well if you want a disfunctional mess with all the drama, then I would have to go with the Cowboys." Ultimately, he insinuated that the Steelers are the real America's Team given that they're the most successful franchise of the modern era, the winningest franchise in the AFC, etc...

Well whatever... America's Team? Well, I guess it's fitting that they have that billion dollar monstrosity of a stadium now. I guess concerning their egos, it's probably not big enough...  Wink
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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Sat Apr 18, 2009 6:36 am

What the New York Yankees are to baseball, the Dallas Cowboys are to football--the most polarizing team in the NFL. Hopefully, getting rid of "bad apples" like Adam Jones, Tank Johnson and Terrell Owens will stabilize the team and they will be competitive right to the end of the season for a change.
 
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RE: 2009 NFL Season Released!

Sat Apr 18, 2009 10:36 pm

My Dolphins have one of the tough ones this year, I wish them good luck on it.

Week 1 Sunday, 9/13 Dolphins at Falcons 1:00 ET
Week 2 Monday, 9/21 Colts at Dolphins 8:30 ET
Week 3 Sunday, 9/27 Dolphins at Chargers 4:15 ET
Week 4 Sunday, 10/4 Bills at Dolphins 4:05 ET
Week 5 Monday, 10/12 Jets at Dolphins 8:30 ET
Week 6 Sunday, 10/18 Bye Week
Week 7 Sunday, 10/25 Saints at Dolphins 4:15 ET
Week 8 Sunday, 11/1 Dolphins at Jets 1:00 ET
Week 9 Sunday, 11/8 Dolphins at Patriots 1:00 ET
Week 10 Sunday, 11/15 Bucs at Dolphins 1:00 ET
Week 11 Thursday, 11/19 Dolphins at Panthers 8:20 ET
Week 12 Sunday, 11/29 Dolphins at Bills 1:00 ET
Week 13 Sunday, 12/6 Patriots at Dolphins 8:20 ET
Week 14 Sunday, 12/13 Dolphins at Jaguars 1:00 ET
Week 15 Sunday, 12/20 Dolphins at Titans 1:00 ET
Week 16 Sunday, 12/27 Texans at Dolphins 1:00 ET
Week 17 Sunday, 1/3 Steelers at Dolphins 1:00 ET
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