Everyone in Steeler Nation hold up four fingers, because it’s the fourth quarter.
The fourth quarter of the 2012 NFL season, that is.
There are 12 games down, four to go. The Pittsburgh Steelers are 7-5 and have the inside track on an AFC wild-card berth.
Let’s recognize those who have helped the Steelers get to this point and hand out awards for the first three quarters of the season.
Offensive MVP, Heath Miller
Ben Roethlisberger likely would have been the Steelers’ Offensive MVP had he stayed healthy. We’ve seen how valuable he is when the Steelers don’t have him, but Miller helped the Steelers stay afloat without Roethlisberger. He caught the game-tying touchdown pass from Charlie Batch in the fourth quarter of the Steelers’ win in Baltimore on Sunday. He also caught a 43-yard pass to set up a tying touchdown in the third quarter. Late in the first half, with the Steelers facing third-and-8 at the Ravens’ 47, Miller caught a 17-yard pass and two plays later a seven-yard pass to ...