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Old 10-16-2012, 05:52 PM   #1
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Default Steelers Fever Exclusive Editorial: The Lost Art: Road Warriors

Wednesday, October 16th, 2012
By Travis Boariu
Steelers Fever Columnist


Believe it or not, there was a time long, long ago (in a Galaxy far, far away) when the Steelers wore their classic white-away jersey's in enemy territory and seemingly instilled fear into the opposing home team. It got to the point to where when you watched an episode of NFL FILMS counting down the days to the Super Bowl, you could almost always guarantee to see Steelers highlights with them representing Steelers Nation in their white-away jersey's. That became the norm in the later half of our dominating decade as a football team.

We welcomed it. We took pride into going on the road, seeing the Terrible Towels in the stands, draw a line in the sand and DARE the home team to act as if they had the home-field advantage. They were Road Warrior's.

Now? Their ROADKILL.

Starting last season with that eerie Monday Night game at San Francisco with Roethlisberger's ankle hanging by a piece of skin (and a postponed Nationally Televised game due to the 49'ers ancient lighting system) the Steelers away-from-home outing stands at an alarming 1-5 record over the last 6 games dating back to 2011.

The defeats are as follows:

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