Entering the final week of the NFL’s regular season, it is quite clear what needs to happen for the Pittsburgh Steelers to make it into the post season.
Besides winning in the final week against Miami, the Steelers need…
No. 1ùThe New England Patriots to beat the Houston Texans
No. 2ùEither the Cincinnati Bengals to beat the New York Jets or…the Oakland Raiders to beat Baltimore
Houston can beat New England and we would still have a chance… but it would be slight.
We would need Cincinnati to beat the Jets, Oakland to beat Baltimore, and Kansas City to beat Denver.á
The Pittsburgh Steelers need help from two teams next week. One being New England and the other being either Cincinnati or Oakland.
IfáNew England and Cincinnatiáwere fighting for something the Steelers would have a great chance. But do you think either team cares more about who is going to be the third or fourth seed in the playoffs, or resting their injured players and making sure none of their starterságet hurt?
I would bet on the latter, but I’m not sureáthat all hope is lost.
I think the Steelers best hope lies in what has helped them over the past two weeks…destiny.
No one can tell me the game winning TD against Green Bay did not bring back memories of the super bowl. And no one can tell me that the Steelers didn’t have luck on their side after watching Baltimore struggle to unsuccessfully keep those six points on the board at the beginning of the fourth quarter.
I, for one,ábelieve that anything is possible. And not only is it possible for the Steelers to make it to the playoffs, it seems to me that there are forces at work making sure it happens.
Maybe the Steelers truly are a blessed team.
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