Found October 25, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
With the New England Patriots just around the corner, it would be easy for the Pittsburgh Steelers to forget that the Oakland Raiders are on this weekend’s schedule. The Patriots, unlike the Raiders present a measuring stick game that could push the Steelers firmly back into the playoff mix. That can’t happen, however, if the Raiders ambush the Steelers in what appears to be a rather strange trap game. It’s odd that we can call a game between two 2-4 teams a trap game, but there’s no denying the Steelers’ ability to make late season runs. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and much of the team, has been to the promise land, and that experience isn’t worthless. It gives the Steelers a leg up over the other teams hoping to make late season runs. With the New England Patriots on deck, no one would blame the Pittsburgh Steelers for looking beyond the Raiders. After all, many Steelers fans are likely already eyeing next weekend’s game. The Steelers do have veteran leadership o...
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