Where Exactly Did It Go Wrong for the Pittsburgh Steelers?

December 31, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sometimes, life is funny. The best laid plans are often undone because of the most fundamental of faults. For the Pittsburgh Steelers, what started off as a nightmare of epic proportions came down to the final weekend with a playoff spot on the line.
However, as is so often the case, when a team has to depend on what happens in other games, things do not go according to plan. Looking back on the Steelers' season in its entirety, there are several areas to point to, including injuries.

But injuries were not what happened to this team. Every NFL franchise is forced to endure injuries. It is as much a part of the game as the offense.
No, what happened with the Steelers in 2013 was much more basic. Fundamental to its principal and one of the most basic tenets of the game. The Steelers lost the turnover battle.
From Pop Warner, players are taught to take care of the football and try to create turnovers. In games that the Steelers won, they took this advice to hea...

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