Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 12/9/12
The standings say the Pittsburgh Steelers are 7-6, but let’s do some football sabermetrics and create a new stat. In addition to the “W” column and the “L” column, there should be a “WTFL” column in the standings.  The Steelers would have a “4” in that column, because in today’s texting vernacular, Sunday’s 34-24 loss to the San Diego Chargers was their fourth “wtf” loss of the season. This was the Steelers’ fourth loss to a team that won’t have a winning record in 2012. The first three came on the road by six points or less. Three “wtf” losses is too many for a franchise that measures its success in Lombardi Trophies, nonetheless those losses could be attributed to the “Any Given Sunday” nature of the NFL and the razor-thin divide between the league’s haves and have-nots. Last week’s victory in Baltimore appeared to absolve the Steelers of their defeats in Oakland, Tennessee and Cleveland. Until Sunday. The Steelers once again have some explaining to do. The last t
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