Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 10/6/12
Perhaps playing the Philadelphia Eagles will be just what the doctor ordered for the Pittsburgh Steelers this Sunday at Heinz Field. I’m certainly not suggesting that playing the Eagles is going to be a cakewalk, not by a long stretch. However, for a team at 1-2; looking to right the ship that has so far landed them at 3rd place in the division, playing an NFC opponent will not only be a nice change of scenery but also, historically speaking could be the lift they need. Pittsburgh can hardly rely on history alone though if they want to get back on the winning track, but the football gods generally do smile on the Steel City at home against NFC teams. According to CSNPhilly: “Since Heinz Field opened in 2001, the Steelers have lost just twice at home to NFC teams. They’re 19-2-1 during that stretch, with seven of the 19 wins coming by at least 21 points and only two of the games decided by less than a touchdown (a 21-16 win over Todd Bouman and the Vikings in 2001 and a 37-36 win ove...
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