Overblown Loss Proves Many Things We Already Knew

Posted: 21st December 2009 by Andrew Rose in NFL
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The reaction to yesterday's game in which the Packers lost to the Steelers can be summed up in many terms and phrases. Some popular onesáseen in various message boards and articles are "frustrating," "stinging," andá"this one hurts." Of course, it is easy to see how any loss can hurt. Yet, does this loss to aáSteelers team with a bruised ego (less than one year removed from a championship) realistically fit the prior labels? I suspect much of the angst and anger from Packer fansádirected at this loss can be derived from the feeling that it was a winnable game. Coming in, the Packers had the superior record, the superior team, and were winners of five straight. The Steelers, on the other hand, were reeling from embarrassing performances against teams such as Cleveland, Kansas City, and ...

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