Originally written November 09, 2012 on SteelerAddicts:
As a former player and coach in the game of football, I understand better than most that you don’t ever get caught looking ahead. Quite often, when a rivalry game was on the horizon, it would not be a bit surprising to see the fan base and media start looking ahead. It gets even worse when your opponent the week prior is less than stellar and has played pretty poorly all season. From young kids to grown men, the natural instinct is to look past the opponent when your rival is waiting in the wings. The lesson learned can sometimes be a hard one if the focus and work isn’t there and suddenly you’ve lost to a lesser team. The Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in a very similar situation this week as the rival Baltimore Ravens are waiting in the wings. Before they can get to the Ravens though there is work to be done.   The Kansas City Chiefs come in at 1-7 for a prime-time, Monday night match-up that back in the spring looked extremely enticing but not now. The Chiefs have yet to lea...
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