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Steelers Report Card: Grading the Steelers Week-16 holiday victory in Houston

BTSC uncaps the red pens and grades the Steelers’ Week-16 Christmas Day contest against the Texans.

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With the 11-3 Steelers traveling to Houston to face Bob McNair's Texas team, the faculty and staff at BTSC filled out report cards based on the team's win and first-round bye clincher. Join us and see just how well they graded out.

Offense: A

JuJu was electric and Juice was sweet, but Ben was the man.

Valedictorian: Ben Roethlisberger

Honor Roll: Le'Veon Bell, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Justin Hunter, Martavis Bryant, Chris Boswell

Detention: Nobody

Defense: A-

Defense was swarming and the secondary looked good. But they let Alfred Blue run for over the century mark. Hilton and Heyward were great on the pass rush with three sacks each.

Valedictorian: Mike Hilton/Cam Heyward

Honor Roll: Joe Haden, Artie Burns, Bud Dupree

Detention: Run defense

Overall: A

Good game plan. Solid effort all around, and without two key players.