Patriots vs. Steelers: A Comprehensive Guide to the Sunday Night Showdown

November 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you weren’t aware that the New England Patriots (6-2) and Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2) have combined to win five of the past nine Super Bowls, or that both Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger are “winners,” well, get used to knowing it.  Because it will no doubt be permanently drilled into the deepest crevices of your mind by every talking head imaginable prior to the Pats-Steelers showdown this Sunday night...which features two of the winningest quar...I kid, I kid.
What this game isn’t is a “classic battle,” or an “offensive juggernaut versus impenetrable defense” type of game.  It also won’t be “in quotation marks” on your television screen come Sunday, but that’s neither here nor there.
While the Steelers have a serviceable offense but put the fear of God (or Allah) into opposing teams on defense, the Patriots, stat-wise at least, are sort of ho-hum on both sides of the ball.
But as Bill B...

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