Pittsburgh Steelers: What You Need to Know Heading into Week 16

December 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If someone would have said on October 1 that on Week 16 of the NFL regular season the Pittsburgh Steelers would still be in the playoff hunt, that person might have been accused of head trauma.

However, that is exactly where the 6-8 Steelers find themselves as they travel to Green Bay to take on the 7-6-1 Green Bay Packers. The Packers themselves are neck deep in a playoff push in the NFC. So this game should be intense with stakes high.
The effort of the Steelers down this stretch has been impressive. Many teams would have folded up the tents and called it a season weeks ago. This continued effort is evidence of the resolution this team and its staff have. All that will be put to the test against the Packers on Sunday.

Here are some highlights of what you need to know about this week's game.
Division Standings
Even in third place, the Steelers are one of the teams still mathematically in the picture for an AFC wild-card spot. Granted, a lo...

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