NFL Kickoff: 5 Keys for Pittsburgh Steelers Victory Over New England Patriots

November 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The streak of prime time games will end at three this week as the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots play to gain control of the AFC.
Given the competitiveness in the AFC, this game will be key to the Steelers positioning themselves for the playoffs.
A win over New England would keep Pittsburgh on top of the conference as well as provide the team with a moral boost by defeating their nemesis.
If they lose it will not be the end of the season but another loss to Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the rest of the Patriots can be a tough mental hurdle to overcome.
Pittsburgh will have a distinct home field advantage where Steelers fans have been waiting nearly a month for a home game and will be fired up for the national game under the lights.
A matchup between two quarterbacks who have combined for five Super Bowl championships makes for an exciting game.
There is no doubt that Brady will be throwing early and often given how the Steelers pass defense h...

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