It took five weeks, but the Steelers' defense finally stepped up to finish a game, delivering three consecutive sacks to stop the Detroit Lions' last drive before it could really even begin. It was a masterful game for linebackers. James Harrison continued his surge with a three-sack performance, also forcing a fumble. Lamarr Woodley finally gave those on the "Woodley Watch" some moments worth remembering, contributing a sack and a half.á Lawrence Timmons, the new face of the group, even contributed a sack of his own. But there were, as usual, some dark clouds to rain on the parade. The defense didn't exactly start the game. While the season's first four weeks were defined by a Steelers defense that started strong and then fell apart, this defense seemed to start soft and emerge in the se ...
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