Steelers Shoot Themselves In the Foot, Fall to Bengals

Posted: 27th September 2009 by Nick Signorelli in NFL
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For the second week in a row, the Pittsburgh Steelers started the game on fire; for the second week in a row, they shoot themselves in the foot, and lose in the final seconds of the game. There are many people you can put the blame on this week, but the main culprit are the coaches. For the second week in a row, Bruce Arians insisted on running the ball. Even though the Steelers were relatively successful, 103 yards on 28 carries, forcing a running game has cost the Steelers another victory. With the exception of one time in the second half, the Steelers ran the ball on every first down. Cincinnati knew it was coming, and stopped them almost every time. The Steelers receivers did not do much better with Hines Ward drawing two offensive pass interference penalties, Limas Sweed dropping a to ...

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