The year was 2005. The Pittsburgh Steelers started the season with a record of 7-2, not much different than this seasonÆs 6-2 start. They then went on a three game losing streak to bring their record to 7-5, hurting their playoff chances in the process. á Sound familiar? á They needed to win their final four games that year to capture the final spot in an extremely tight AFC playoff race. á A lot of people doubted it would happen. A lot more said that even if they did get in, they would not go very far. á Mere weeks after being all but counted out, not only did they win their final four games, the Steelers,átaking the sixth and final seed into the playoffs, became the first team ever to win a Super Bowl without playing a single home playoff game. á After becoming the first sixth see ...
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