Lions vs. Steelers: Rashean Mathis Is a Problem for Pittsburgh

November 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As if the Pittsburgh Steelers don't have enough to worry about going into Sunday's Week 11 matchup against the Detroit Lions at Heinz Field (FOX, 1 p.m.).
Let's see, a defense that allowed a franchise-record 55 points and 610 yards two weeks ago has to find a way to stop the No. 3 passing offense in the NFL (306.9 yards per game.)
As nightmarish as New England was, the Steelers (3-6) didn't have to deal with a receiver like Calvin Johnson. The 6'5" Johnson dwarfs all Steelers defensive backs and is tied for the league lead with nine receiving touchdowns. He's also second with 904 receiving yards.
While the Steelers defense will have its hands full, Steelers offensive players will have to watch their backs.
Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was voted the NFL's dirtiest player by his peers in a Sporting News poll last season. He has followed that up with $131,500 in fines this season and $350,000 worth of checks to the NFL office in his career, according to t...

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