The Drive. The Fumble. And now, The Blink of an Eye.
Heading into next weekend’s Super Bowl against the Packers, the Steelers view themselves as the rightful scions of the Steel Curtain of yesteryear. Others might use another word: dirty.
The Jets had another fine season, but the 24-19 Steeler loss was a winnable game – even after the disastrous start. A number of issues linger, some of which will impact the team in the future.
The Steelers, equipped with a record six titles, a 14-4 record, the No. 2 AFC seed and a veteran roster on the verge of three championships in the past six seasons, are underdogs for Super Bowl XLV. Really?
Byron Leftwich and Dennis Dixon combined to lead three long touchdown drives after Roethlisberger made his preseason debut and the Steelers defeated the Giants 24-17 on Saturday night, spoiling New York’s first home game in its new $1.6 billion stadium.