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Let’s see, the Pittsburgh Steelers are without Ben Roethlisberger and Troy Polamalu. They showed some promise earlier this season with a four-game winning streak that got them to six wins. Then they lost two straight, including a defeat in Cleveland to a woeful Browns team. Now they’re 6-5 and losing their grip on a playoff berth. Sounds an awful lot like 2009, doesn’t it? For those who have undergone enough therapy to forget, the 2009 Steelers lost five straight games, including one in Cleveland, after a 6-2 start. Then they finished the season with a too-little, too-late, three-game winning streak and missed the playoffs. The 2012 Steelers didn’t look like a playoff team Sunday. The Steelers turned the ball over eight times for the first time since the 1989 season opener, according to Pro Football Reference, when they lost 51-0 at home to the Browns. The Steelers made the playoffs that year, but they didn’t enter that season worthy of the playoffs, and even though they came within...
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