Super Bowl XLV Showcases Everything Good, Bad, Ugly With the Pittsburgh Steelers

February 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This one definitely stings. However in retrospect we see that this game was a representation of all the good, bad, and ugly of the Steelers of this year.
The game itself showed a consistent problem with the Steelers this postseason: the inability to play an entire game. Against the Ravens the Steelers trailed 21-3, and against the Jets the Steelers led at the half 24-3. The games ended in Steelers wins 31-24 and 24-19 respectively.
Yes, for those of you brilliant mathematicians, the Steelers were either behind by a combined 37 in two halves or winning the games with a combined 49 points. Those were enough for wins but in a game where the two teams are equal, a full four quarter game must be played. The Steelers stuck true to format and lost the first half 21-10 and won the second half 15-10.
However, within this fault we were witness to the resiliency of the Men of Steel. We saw a team that handed the game to the Packers with three turnovers and never gave up. While the ...

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