A win is a win...and great performances go with bad performances. All of those things took place in Week 11 as the Steelers defeated the Tennessee Titans 27-24.
Steelers vs. Titans 2014: News and updates leading into Week 11
Steelers will be without Polamalu this week, but the team is hopeful he'll return in time to take on the Saints in Week 13.
Injuries have hit the Steelers' defense often enough for demoted cornerback Cortez Allen to feel he needs to be prepared as if he's starting again.
The Titans will need to get ahead on early downs through their biggest offensive strength; running the football. Getting into long passing situations will bring out a surging Steelers' pass rush that has 10 sacks in its last three games.
Munchak spent the better part of 30 years with the franchise now known as the Tennessee Titans. The last two of those years were seasons in which the Titans defeated the Steelers as underdogs. He's been reminding the Steelers of that this week.
It used to be all about Ben and offensive coordinator Todd Haley butting heads. Roethlisberger admitted Thursday he butted heads with the last two Steelers' offensive coordinators Bruce Arians and Ken Whisenhunt - the head coach of the Titans.
The shoulder injury plaguing Steve McLendon has had the Steelers announce him as inactive for the Monday Night Football game against the Titans, and would equate to Daniel McCullers getting his first NFL start.
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans have had some legendary battles since the Titans moved to Tennessee, and they share more than just the competitive edge on the playing field. Pittsburgh roots run deep in Nashville.
The phantom 'U' that's added to his name annoys the Steelers rookie, but he's used to it. He's been giving people plenty of opportunities to get used to seeing him and saying his name.
Injuries will hinder Steelers defense again in Week 11.