If the season ended today, the 2009 Pittsburgh Steelers could sum up their season in three words: failure to close. In Glengarry Glen Ross , Alec Baldwin's character says, "ABC: Always Be Closing." These Steelers failed to close once again, losing a tough one to the Baltimore Ravens 20-17 in overtime. For the fourth time this season, the Steelers blew a fourth quarter lead and lost the game. The Steelers, now at 6-5, are pretty much just fighting for a wild card spot which they still could not earn even if they win out and finish 11-5 a la the New England Patriots last season. It is a possibility that the Steelers and Steeler Nation needs to come to grips with quickly. Some observations from tonight's game: á The Good 1. Dennis Dixon played OK given the situation. Yes he did throw the ...
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