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My friend is convinced Pitt would have killed us in AFCC

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  1. tombonneau

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    Watched the SB with a Pitt fan, and he is convinced had we beat Denver Pit would have killed NE. I told him he is out of his mind.

    Maybe they would have won, I'll give you that, but I think NE would have been 3.5-4 pt favorites in that game and prob. would have beaten Pit soundly, given past history of firmly handling Pit in the post-season.

    I know I know its just woulda coulda speculation, but its a long time to the draft and thought I'd just bring it up.

    So what are all y'alls thoughts on the What If...? scenario. A few bounces go Pats way in Denver and they host Pit.

    I actually think given how crusing Pit was in the playoffs they would have had a real solid chance of beating us, but no way would they "kill" us.

    Thoughts?
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    I think it would have been a lot closer than everyone thinks. Going into that game (Denver/Pitt), I was thinking how we could have killed Pittsburgh. This was all without knowing that Brady had a sports hernia though....

    I mean, would we just be prolonging the inevitable?
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    They cetainly would have if we played like we did in Denver.
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    we'd win that game by 14
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    #24 Jersey

    I love that matchup for us. Stop the run, no third WR of consequence, pass on their defense. We'd have won, barring turnovers - just like we'd have beaten Denver barring turnovers.

    Oh, what might have been.
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    #15 Jersey

    Can you say next years AFC Championship? I actually hope they have the better record so we go to there house. How fun would it be to embaress them on their home turf again?
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    "Watched the SB with a Pitt fan, and he is convinced had we beat Denver Pit would have killed NE."

    Your friend is a idiot on this matter. Actually he should be thanking the football God's that Denver did the dirty deed for them. There wasn't a man on Pittsburgh's roster that wanted to play the Patriot's. We gameplan and match up too well against them.
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    How can that moron say that after the way they played last night... needing the refs intervention to win that stinker.

    We would have kicked their stinky asses...
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    I think your friend needs to stop smoking crack.

    Perhaps they would have beaten us, but killed us?
  10. italian pat patriot

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    your reply is correct.
    i think they would have lost at Foxboro by 7 points.

    and i hope that after the Super Bowl your friend admitted that the 'zebras'
    and only them helped PIT to win.

    MVP of the game ? ZEBRAS...

    i agree with Bob George 100%
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    If Big Ben's performance was as poor as it was in the SB - The Pats would have KILLED Pitt.
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    #12 Jersey

    Is Pitts really a better team than the one The Pats beat in the regular season? Not from what I saw.

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