Originally Posted by Edman
I'm going to look at the play on the field and not at the stats. Last year, would you honestly say the Steelers had the best Defense in the league? The Texans, 49ers, and Ravens were far superior defenses. All of them advanced in the postseason why we got owned by a current backup to Mark Sanchez.
Pretty much this. The Steelers defense was good as far as yards and points, but they didn't pass the eye test. Too few splash plays. Too few turnovers. Too few sacks. They really weren't an intimidating defense, they were just a paper defense.