Take away their big run plays that can help them maintain a balanced offense, and the defense gains a huge advantage when trying to stop Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco.
So I found out this week I'm paying $30 a year to watch NBA games on TV. And this flustered me way more than it should have.
The recent struggles showcased in the Steelers' losses to the Dolphins and the Patriots drew a lot of focus on the inability to limit their opponents' ground game.
Mike Sullivan had seen and heard enough. So he let out a roar. Which is precisely what the alpha-male in the pack tends to do.
Landry Jones has the prototypical build for a pocket passing quarterback in the NFL and decent enough arm strength to put the ball in difficult spots.
In college, they teach Logic with a capital L. If one condensed the curriculum, it would look something like this.
The Steelers have a long and bad history against Tom Brady. Their 2-8 record when they face Brady is telling.
Both the losses the Steelers have suffered have shown the defense wearing down after only giving up one touchdown in the first half.
Questions rise after every loss the Steelers have against inferior teams, including the loss last Sunday to the Dolphins.
The Steelers will be right to start Landry Jones against the Patriots. And yet, they'll be equally wrong.
Injuries happen. That's part of every sport. Cam Heyward knows that. Heyward knows, too, that it's how each team handles those injuries that proves to be the biggest part of...
So this probably means it's time to run the ball, right? Oh, wait. That time was Sunday afternoon.
Save for one great play by Darrius Heyward-Bey, the Steelers' offense looked as inept and out of sync as it did against the Eagles earlier this season.
The Steelers' defense will have opportunities to put on a dominating performance against a Dolphins offense that has averaged 17.6 points a game.
Instead of the 3-4, the Steelers have shown more formations with two defensive linemen, four linebackers and five defensive backs.
The progress of the Steelers' offense continues to carry the team through the 2016 season.
The Steelers handled their business against the Jets on Sunday with their 31-13 victory at Heinz Field. Led by Ben Roethlisberger‘s four touchdown passes, the offense picked apart a Jets defense that was looking to feast...