Found December 12, 2013 on SteelerAddicts:
The 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers might be bleeding in a ditch, but they still have a playoff pulse. A loss at home to the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night would officially pull the plug on the Steelers’ playoff chances, but despite a previous report in this space, the Steelers (5-8) cannot be knocked out of the playoff race before Sunday night. In our account of the Miami Dolphins’ 34-28 win over the Steelers Sunday, we said that a Dolphins win over the New England Patriots Sunday afternoon would mathematically eliminate the Steelers from playoff contention. Apparently our math needs a little work. It also would help to know advanced calculus when trying to figure out the NFL playoff picture. Sure, the Steelers would benefit from a Patriots win in Miami. The Dolphins (7-6) own the tiebreaker over the Steelers and an eighth Miami win would reduce the Steelers’ playoff odds to that of winning a nine-figure lottery jackpot and meeting the Pope in the same day. So Steelers fans must hold the...
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