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Steelers Exit Playoffs With Loss To Jaguars

If the standard is the standard, then the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers fell very short of reaching the standard that has been set by six Super Bowl winning teams in franchise history.  In a season that saw them win thirteen games, they would lose three during the regular season that were strange to say the least.  There was the Chicago Bears game, where they were more focused on how to handle the national anthem than play a football game.  The five-interception game to the Jacksonville Jaguars, that had Ben Roethlisberger questioning if he still had “it”.  Then finally it was the “what is and is not a catch in the NFL” loss to the New England Patriots.

Even through all that, they won their division and earned a bye in the AFC playoffs...

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Bell Buzzer Beater Lifts Steelers To Victory

Winning without Ben Roethlisberger is never easy, but it can be fun.  The Pittsburgh Steelers needed all sixty minutes, or was it 59:42, to defeat the San Diego Chargers Monday night by the final of 24-20.  This game was back and forth all night, with each team holding the lead at multiple times.  In the end though, it would be a gutsy call by Mike Tomlin that capped the win.

San Diego would take the lead in the first quarter with a 12yd TD pass from Philip Rivers to Antonio Gates.  This was the first game back for Gates after missing the first four games of the season due to PED use.  These two would connect again in the fourth quarter to give the Chargers a 17-10 lead.

The Pittsburgh offense was nonexistent in the first half, as they could only muster a 47yd FG from new kicker Chris...

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