Pittsburgh Steelers Have Super Bowl Recipe? Few Ingredients Short…for Now

November 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Pittsburgh Steelers took a 5-1 record to New Orleans last night and came out losers. Defending Super Bowl champions New Orleans Saints finally looked the part as they defeated the Steelers, 20-10. The Steelers looked flat on offense and the defense, for the most of the second half, was at the mercy of Drew Brees.
For many fans, last night's game can be perceived as the current trend of the season where up is down (ask Dallas and Minnesota) and down is up (ask Oakland and St. Louis). For others, the cold hard reality hit them like an egg thrown by a mischievous trick-or-treater. The cold hard facts (and other over-reactions) from last night's Steelers-Saints game:
1. The Steeler D Is Not As Good As Advertised
The Steeler defense lead the league in least points allowed and is among the leaders in rushing yards allowed. For the most of the first half, the Steelers held the Saints in check, allowing just one third down conversion in seven attempts. In the se...

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