Steel Super? Pittsburgh Steelers Survive San Diego Chargers 38-28

Posted: 5th October 2009 by Chris Staaf in NFL
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The Pittsburgh Steelers endured a fourth quarter rally against the San Diego Chargers tonight and won 38-28. Several questions still remain but some issues did get answered. Steeler Nation can breathe easy after this win but still has to remain nervous, especially in the fourth quarter. Here is the breakdown:
The Offense: Running back Rashard Mendenhall, who Coach Mike Tomlin benched on offense last week in Cincinnati, showed the country why the Steelers took him in the first round in 2008. He flashed the power and acceleration that made him a star at Illinois. Mendenhall went for 166 yards and scored the first two touchdowns of his NFL career.á But more than that, Mendenhall answered the question on short yardage and goal line situations. He powered through the Charger defense and o ...

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