Panthers vs. Steelers: Time for Carolina To Make Sparks Fly in the Steel City

December 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the Carolina Panthers' only nationally televised game of the year, they are given the task of trying to beat an aggravated Pittsburgh Steelers team that fell short in a 22-17 loss to the New York Jets.
These two teams are on completely different paths with two weeks left. The Panthers are looking to lock up the first overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, while the Steelers are trying to keep hold of the AFC North lead.
The Steelers are 10-4 this season and are looking to get some momentum going into the playoffs. Their loss to the Jets was due mainly to an untimely safety and the unsure hands of tight end Matt Spaeth, who dropped two catchable passes in the end zone. Heath Miller will be back tonight, so Ben Roethlisberger will feel more comfortable.
Fortunately for Carolina, Troy Polamalu is doubtful to play, so he and his $1 million hair can’t hurt us.
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