Welcome to the Terrible Towel Tales, where we’ll highlight some of the latest stories permeating Steelers media for your reading pleasure every Monday through Saturday. In today’s news…
The Steelers piled up 155 yards on the ground in a must-win Week 18 game against Baltimore that was played in terrible conditions. It feels like they’re better equipped to “win ugly.” Turnovers, an inability to stop the run – the Bills allowed 4.6 yards per carry, which ranked 28th in the league this season – and Mother Nature combine for a shocking playoff exit. Steelers, 20-17.
The Steelers are better equipped to play without T.J. Watt now than in previous years | Derrick Bell, X
The 2023 Steelers defense is much better equipped to deal with the loss of T.J. Watt and that's not just blind optimism. There's some proof of concept here, albeit in a small sample size thus far. https://t.co/2RQVNvkeEf pic.twitter.com/0ISuUNRVKQ— Derrick (@Steelers_DB) January 11, 2024
NFL Refutes Report That Steelers-Bills Game Could Be Moved to Cleveland | Mike McDaniel, Sports Illustrated
The Buffalo area is expected to be leveled with a winter storm that could cause a state of emergency to be declared for western New York. Despite this possibility, the league said there is no truth to the report that circulated on Thursday that the game could be moved to Ohio.