Originally posted on Bleed Black & Gold  |  Last updated 12/27/11

Alright we are in the last week of the season.  There is still a lot on the line.  The Steelers are in the playoffs but they still have a possibility of three different seeds in the playoffs.  Here is how they will get to those.

  • Number One Seed: Win over Cleveland and a Baltimore Loss and a New England Loss
  • Number Two Seed: Win over Cleveland and a Baltimore Loss
  • Number Three Seed: Houston Texans
  • Number Four Seed: Winner of AFC West
  • Number Five Seed: Win by Baltimore or Steelers Loss
  • Number Six Seed: We can not fall this low.

So it is down to 1,2, and 5 for the Steelers.  We need to be cheering on Cincinnati and Buffalo this weekend as they take on the Ravens and Patriots.  If the Patriots lose and the Ravens win it does not matter.  So mostly we are cheering for Cincinnati.  If they beat the Ravens it opens up a whole new world of possibility for us.

The Ravens and Bengals play at 4:15 on Sunday just like us.  Their game was flexed the same as ours.  We can scoreboard watch New England at 1 but we have to play hard as long as the Baltimore game is close.  Come On Bengals.

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