The 2009 Pittsburgh Steelers, marred by inconsistency, were officially eliminated from the 2009 playoff chase after JaMarcus Russell came into the game for the Oakland Raiders in their game against the Baltimore Ravens. The 30-24 win against the tough Miami Dolphins was not enough as the Steelers needed too much outside intervention to play next week. Still, the Steelers have no one to blame but themselves. If they had held on to one of the five 4th quarter leads they had lost this season, this article would be much different. Still, this season should be looked upon as a blessing in disguise. Now, unlike last season, there will be no justification for keeping incompetent personnel, i.e., Bruce Arians. Now that the season is officially over, let's take a look back at perhaps the most di ...
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Article written by Chris Staaf