Pittsburgh Steelers: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Week 8 with Video Highlights

November 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints Sunday night by a final score of 20-10. The final score, however, gives no indication of just how poorly each team played offensively for the first three-and-a-half quarters of a game that was supposed to compete with and steal substantial ratings from the World Series.
On Halloween night it was pretty spooky to see the boys in black and gold masquerading like the 2009 version of themselves.
The Steelers were standing at a crossroads as a team this week after regaining Ben Roethlisberger and losing Aaron Smith in the last two weeks.

To the left loomed a return to their 2009 form whereby they caved defensively without their run-stopping, pocket-collapsing defensive end and abandoned the run game in order to live and die by the deep pass. To the right, a decision to stick with what has made them successful thus far offensively and defensively, while incorporating a more potent passing ...

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