Originally written October 05, 2012 on SteelerAddicts:
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Nothing I say will surprise you if you follow and watch the Steelers enough but I would be remiss if I didn’t attack the issue nevertheless. Many pundits and experts think that the Steelers are just fine and that whenever they show signs of age or of problems in one area or another they seemingly bounce back. Other are not so sure and that’s why this week is so crucial both in terms of won-loss record but also in terms of where this team is headed in talent and depth. In my mind, there are three guys who have to step up and play better and can no longer use any excuses. If you’re a good player, then be a good player. 1. Brett Keisel – In three games this season, ‘Diesel’ has a total of six tackles. Five of those were the Jets game at home while his most recent effort in Oakland resulted in zero tackles and one ridiculous offsides penalty that led to a Raiders’ score. You can argue all you want to about how the defensive line in the 3-4 isn’t supposed to get lots of tackles or sacks ...
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