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NFL Picks and Predictions: Predicting the winner of Steelers vs.Colts Week 12

The contributors at BTSC do not include the names Kreskin or Nostradamus, but they do their best to forecast the Steelers/Colts Turkey Day Showdown.

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The Steelers have struggled on Thanksgiving Day over the years. Is this the year that the Steelers give the opposition the bird? Let's ask the contributors at BTSC. Check out our predictions below.



Brief Analysis:

Anthony Defeo

PIT 28-13

Steelers take advantage of compromised Colts offense and win going away.

Brett Foreman

PIT 31-13

Steelers ride that wave from week 11. The offense clicks on all cylinders and the defense doesn't give the game away.

Brian Nuckols

Ind 28-17

Indianapolis inexplicably transmutes it's early season struggles into pristine, mistake free football.

Dan Sager

PIT 30-14

Without luck, Indy is basically Cleveland.

Eric O’Connell

IND 24-21

The Steelers drop one of their trademarked "bad loss after a big win" games to ruin your Thanksgiving.


PIT 28-10

Steelers on paper should dominate this game, they’ll show flashes of dominance but also scare us a bit before pulling away. Winning on the road regardless of who it is on a short week is tough.


PIT 27-16

An indoor track aids the offense, while a Luckless Indy has the defense smiling for a second straight week.

Flip Fisher

PIT 35-10

Miss John Madden and his 11 turkey legs to give out to the Steelers offense.

Jeff Hartman

PIT 31-17

The Colts miss Andrew Luck, but the Steelers feast on Indy to break their poor record on both Thursday nights and Thanksgiving. Moving back above .500!

Mike Frazer

PIT 34-17

If Luck somehow plays, this is closer. But against Scott Tolzien, the D looks great.

Robert Hitchcock

PIT 35-13

The Steelers are hot and rolling once again, and the Colts struggle with a back up quarterback

Zach Parnes

PIT 24-10

Happy Thanksgiving Antonio! He goes for big numbers against a bad Colts secondary

Bryan Davis

PIT 26-13

To make matters worse, fans in Indy won't even get to see their team wear the all-blue "Color Rush". Steelers face an o-line worse than Cleveland’s and a defense worse than theirs. #backontrack

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