Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 11/4/12
They did the right thing in flying in for a road game on the day of the game. It was their only option since clearly Commissioner Roger Goodell had no intention of postponing this game. Even when the NBA and the New York City Marathon were being cancelled or postponed, the National Football League would not let a little thing like a hurricane stop them from playing. So the Pittsburgh Steelers, rather than use up hotel rooms that could otherwise be used by citizens who were left homeless or powerless following the hurricane, flew to Newark Sunday morning and played the defending champion New York Giants the same day. The NFL had to approve of this move because the NFL rules stipulate that teams must arrive 24 hours prior to their game on the road. This is done in the name of player safety of course. Rather than use it as an excuse, the Steelers with-stood horrendous officiating and horrendous coaching decisions to escape New York with a 24-20 win over the Giants. The Steelers came ba...
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