What I recall is the Broncos needing home-field advantage and overtime to beat a team with a one-legged QB playing behind the worst pair of Gs in the NFL, a one-legged LOLB, a NT and RDE who were lost to injuries early in the game, a FS who couldn't play because of sickle-cell anemia and its dangerous effects at high altitude, and a backup FS who made a litany of poor decisions, including the fateful one to end the game.
Originally Posted by MittyMitch
Barring any freak accidents in training camp, the Steelers will actually be healthy to start the season, and when they've been healthy, they've proven to be as good as any team in the NFL. And if you don't think injuries matter, then I'll step aside and watch Chiefs and Bears fans clobber you.
"I came here to play with him. I think he has a lot of respect from around the league. He's a top-flight quarterback. People are going to have to respect it sooner or later."
-Jerricho Cotchery, Steelers WR, on playing football with Ben Roethlisberger (November 17, 2013)