The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently riding a four game losing streak into Cleveland, where they will take on the lowly Browns in a game that should bring that streak to a screeching halt.á Many in Steeler Nation have questioned exactly what is wrong with the 2009 Steelers.á They are basically the same team as last yearÆs Super Bowl team, although injuries to Troy Polamalu and Aaron Smith have had a tremendous impact on their defense, both run and pass. These injuries would explain some of the degradation in the defense, but not to the degree that weÆve seen. The offense hasnÆt had such injuries. The problems there seem to be very poor play calling and untimely mental mistakes. On special teams, the kickoff, and to a lesser degree punt, coverage teams have been horrible, to say the ...
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