View Full Version : Steelers look to rebound against Oakland

12-03-2009, 12:23 PM

Justin Sobieralski-WPAathletics.com STAFF

PITTSBURGH- Week 13 brings the struggling 3-8 Oakland Raiders to Pittsburgh to take on the 6-5 Steelers. The Steelers, losers of three straight with two consecutive coming on the road, look to get back on the winning track thanks to the friendly confines of Heinz Field.

Oakland is also looking to get back on the winning track as well. After upsetting the Cincinnati Bengals at home two weeks ago, the Raiders traveled to Dallas on Thanksgiving, only to get thumped 24-7.

Raiders quarterback Bruce Gradkowski makes his third consecutive start of the year as former number one overall draft pick JaMarcus Russell was benched due to poor performance for much of the year. Gradkowski, a Pittsburgh native making his second career start at Heinz Field, has thrown for three touchdown passes and three interceptions in just two starts this season, compared to Russellís two touchdowns passes and nine interceptions in nine starts....

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12-03-2009, 02:35 PM
Every game for the Steelers is now a playoff game. Relax for one second and we are home in January and made fun of by everybody.