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The Pittsburgh Steelers will try to avoid missing the playoffs for the second year in a row. After an 8-8 season last year, the team is looking to rebound. None of the teams on the Steelers’ 2013 schedule are a guaranteed win, any team can win on any given Sunday. However, there are 5 teams on the schedule that will definitely be a challenge for the Steelers and just might be their toughest games of the season. 5. The Minnesota Vikings In week 4 the Steelers will travel to London for the fist time, where they’ll play the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings were led into the playoffs last season by Adrian Peterson. Peterson is coming off one of the greatest performances of his career. The running back was only 9 yards shy of Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record. Despite losing to the Green Bay Packers in the wild card round of the playoffs last season, the Vikings are still a playoff caliber team this season too. With Peterson on your team, how could you not be? Peterson is the m...
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