Pittsburgh Steelers 2011 Review: Top 5 Stories of The Year

The Pittsburgh Steelers faced much adversity in their 2011 season. A four-game suspension to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, along with many injuries, especially on the offensive line. Still the Steelers sat with a record of 12-4 in the regular season heading in to the playoffs where they would win their games against the Baltimore Ravens, and the AFC Championship game against the New York Jets. Which brings us to our first top story:

Pittsburgh Steelers defeat New York Jets in AFC Championship game.

The Steelers beat the New York Jets at home 24-19 on January 23rd, 2011. This win sent the Steelers to their 8th franchise Super Bowl appearance against the Green Bay Packers.

Steelers lose to Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl

(February 6th, 2011) The Green Bay Packers were the second team in NFL history to make it to the Super Bowl as a 6th seed in the playoffs. The only other team to do that? The 2005 Steelers, who won the Super Bowl that year. The Packers would do the same as…

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