The theme of the Pittsburgh Steelers season has been narrow victories against inferior opponents. Countless times, including the past month and a half, the Steelers have battled their way through mediocre play at times that have resulted in a last second field goal by Chris Boswell to snag a late victory. That style of play led them to an 11-2 record and the top seed in the AFC as they entered yesterday’s game against the New England Patriots at Heinz Field.
Unfortunately, the Steelers couldn’t’ pull another victory out, as a late drive came up short, and the Patriots held on for a 27-24 win.
Antonio Brown left the game in the second quarter and did not return. But despite losing his biggest weapon, Ben Roethlisberger was still effective against the New England defense, tossing...Read More