After falling to San Francisco 20-3 on Monday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves slated back in the fifth spot of the AFC. They are tied with Baltimore at 10-4, but lose the tiebreaker because the Ravens beat the Steelers twice. With only two games remaining, the Steelers would have to win both and hope the Ravens lose once to win the AFC North.
More than likely, that's not going to happen. At this point, the Steelers number one priority should be getting healthy and that starts with their star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
Roethlisberger suffered a high ankle sprain on December 8 against Cleveland. He left in the second quarter, but returned to finish the game in the second half despite hardly being able to walk. Big Ben even had a hard time handing off the ball to RB Rashard Mendenhall. Pittsburgh escaped with a win, and had a week and a half to rest and prepare for a showdown with San Francisco.
But the Monday night game was just short of disaster. Roethlisberger th...