Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 9/26/12

PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 06: James Harrison #92 of the Pittsburgh Steelers gestures during the game against the Oakland Raiders on December 6, 2009 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
After the debacle that was the Steelers loss to the Raiders on Sunday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, there is plenty of blame to go around across the entire team. As Mike Tomlin would say, you win as a team and you lose as a team. No one person causes a loss any more than one person can win a game. For the Steelers defense though, there are many questions as they head into their bye week, not the least of which is the hopeful return of James Harrison and Troy Polamalu. Will that enough though to fix what ails this proud unit? If you listened to any of the Steelers post-game show on their Radio Network, you heard Joe Bendel talk about how this defense cannot be fixed by just the return of these two players alone. It was a hot topic last night and will be until the defense gets healthy and we see what they can do with a full starting lineup on the field. The standard may be the standard, next man up, or whatever Tomlinism you care to insert, but it doesn’t always work out that wa...
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