The Steelers have a history during the Mike Tomlin era of playing down to lesser opponents and Sunday night was no exception. Fourteen-point favorites heading into their Week 12 meeting with the Packers, the Steelers trailed by eight points at the end of the first quarter, and were down seven after Green Bay’s first drive of the second half. In fact, Pittsburgh needed a last-second 53-yard field goal from Chris Boswell to notch the 31-28 victory, their ninth of the season, against an outfit that was blanked at home last week by the Ravens.
As Tomlin likes to say, there are no style points in the NFL and at 9-2, the Steelers remain the AFC’s No. 1 seed. Their are no moral victories in the NFL either, but the Packers can take solace in Brett Hundley looking like a legit quarterback after flailing his way through his first four starts.
Here are eight takeaways from Pittsburgh’s last-second win.
There is no answer for Antonio Brown
The Packers wisely spent much of the evening double-teaming Antonio Brown. And for stretches of the game, they forced Ben Roethlisberger to target other receivers. But eventually, Brown wins, because Brown always wins. And when it was over, the NFL’s best wide receiver had
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