Originally written on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 11/9/14

CINCINNATI - SEPTEMBER 27: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers throws a pass during the NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 27, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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Affiliate – It has been a bumpy ride for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first three weeks of the 2012 season.  They bounced back from a crushing loss to the Denver Broncos in week 1 to take down a promising New York Jets team, only to be beaten late in the game in week 3 by the Oakland Raiders.  The Steelers look to get some much needed rest in their week 4 bye so they can get back on the right track for week 5′s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. One positive thing that can be said about the Steelers in week 3 would be Ben Roethlisberger’s performance.  He threw for nearly 400 yards while managing four passing touchdowns.  He did all of this while not throwing a single interception or fumbling the ball throughout the entire game.  He looked elite this past Sunday, but it was not enough to beat a Raiders team that everyone was expecting Pittsburgh to demolish.  That was certainly not the case, however, as the Steelers defense just could not get the job done. Once one of the best ...
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