Originally Posted by steelfury02
yea, funny how the defense has to have a bad day for them to score a lot of points and still lose
The defense had a bad day. That is the norm - the defense carrying its load and occasionally having a bad game or a couple in a row. Meanwhile, the norm for the offense is "Can you believe Ben had 3 TD throws today! Holy cow!"
Yep, it's considered a good offensive day when Mr. Elite, top 5 quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throws for 3 touchdowns. On the other hand, for the P. Mannings, Bradys, Brees, and Rodgers of the world, throwing for three touchdowns is considered so routine that it's actually shocking to many people when they don't throw for at least three touchdowns. I think Roethlisberger is a good quarterback, but I don't think he is quite elite and certainly not in the same class as the other quarterbacks mentioned in this post.