Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 12/14/12
That ‘must-win’ game the Pittsburgh Steelers already knew they had in Dallas just got bigger if there is such a possibility. With the Cincinnati Bengals’ win over Philadelphia last night, the Steelers now face the prospect of ‘having’ to win to get the advantage back going into next week’s huge tilt against the Bengals in Heinz Field. When you put things in perspective, the road to the NFL’s season-ending tournament is much more difficult now for the Steelers than it looked a month or two ago. The Dallas Cowboys, who have floundered in mediocrity most of the season have now won two straight games and continue to deal with tragedy. Don’t forget the usual drama associated with Jerry Jones and his team either. They are fighting with both the Washington Redskins and the New York Giants for playoff spots and division titles. The Bengals are a point away from having a six-game winning streak right now and are playing fairly opportunistic football on the defensive side. Offensively, they s...
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