Steelers vs. Colts: 8 Things Steelers Fans Should Watch for in Week 3

September 25, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

No Peyton Manning, no problem for the Pittsburgh Steelers!  Right?
In a series that Pittsburgh has dominated, the Steelers return to action against the Indianapolis Colts. 
This Sunday's game marks the first trip to Lucas Oil Field for the Steelers, and Mike Tomlin's crew will hope to deliver a better result than the franchise's previous first game at an Indianapolis venue.  In that 1984 affair at the Hoosier Dome, the Steelers blew a 13-0 fourth quarter lead and lost 17-16.
Much has changed in over 25 years.  Heck, so much has changed for the Colts in the last six weeks!
The two teams have split their previous two contests, including an epic 21-18 Steelers upset over Indianapolis (2006) and a Peyton Manning touchdown pass in 2008 to complete a 24-20 comeback victory at Heinz Field.
Unlike those two games, the Steelers defense will not have the stress of playing against the All Pro Manning, whose surgical issues threaten to compromise his se...

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