Steelers Report Card/Week 7: Champs Flex Muscles, Pass Muster

Posted: 25th October 2009 by Paul Ladewski in NFL
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HereÆs my take on the SteelersÆ 27-17 victory against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon. 1. IÆm not ready to concede the champs are back to their Super form, but they needed this one badly for a number of reasons. At 5-2, the Steelers kept pace with the Cincinnati Bengals, who appear to be their biggest obstacle in the AFC North race. They also proved that they can stand toe-to-toe with a legitácontender. Better yet, for the first time this season, the defense displayed the grit, determination, and big-play ability that was its trademark a year ago. Raise your hand if you had a James Harrison flashback when linebacker LaMarr Woodley zigged and zagged his way to the end zone in the fourth quarter. Uh-huh, thought so. á 2. The defense took away the Vikings best player, Adrian Pe ...

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