Steel Searching: Pittsburgh Steelers Fail To Clinch Division

December 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Pittsburgh, PA - Throw out the story lines - so what if this is the first time the Jets have won in Pennsylvania, so what if the Jets snapped their two game losing streak, so what if Mark Sanchez finally scored the Jets' first offensive touchdown in a millennium. The only thing that mattered about this game was truly nothing.
The Steelers are still atop the AFC North and look to remain there, as they have the head-to-head with Baltimore and look to play the Carolina Panthers and Cleveland Browns in the next two weeks. The New York Jets, with ten wins now, have basically cinched the wild card position, as there's no possible way for them to surpass the juggernaut New England Patriots for the division. 
The only meaning of this game was a playoff preview, one that was overall very good.
Defense dominated the game, along with offensive miscues. Aside from Brad Smith's kickoff return, scoring for the Jets was very minimal. Aided by a 15 yard personal foul pena...

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