The odds of blocking and field goal in the NFL are about as good as Tiger Woods' wife forgiving him. áAs Jim Carrey says in Dumb and Dumber , one in a million, "So you're tellin' me there's a chance?!" That had to be what Steelers nation was thinking when the team blocked a pivotal FG try in the season opener against the Tennessee Titans. áAnd you know what, the craziest thing happened. The Steelers Aaron Smith blocked Rob Bironas' field goal try! áWith the good of that play, it would become the downfall of the defending Super Bowl champions. What followed was a myriad of injuries to come for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Troy Polamalu, who earlier in the game made a highlight reel interception of Kerry Collins, partially tore a ligament in his left knee. áHe would miss the next two games. ...
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