Jerome Bettis, the running back of the Steelers' recent past, is a hero to a lot of Steelers fans including myself. His straight ahead, north-south running style was the signature of the Steelers smash mouth offense that has now become more of a pass oriented offense. Watching his show last night I was shocked to see what they thought needed to happen for the Steelers to remain in playoff contention. This is what was listed... 1) The Steelers need to win out. 2) Every single AFC team at 7-7 needed to lose a game except Tennessee, who we beat head-to-head. and most importantly... 3) The Steelers needed Baltimore to lose to Oakland in the final week. Over the past week, people on this site have debated the NFL playoff procedures and tie-breakers. They can be read here... http://sports.yahoo. ...
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Article written by Timothy Kessler