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Steelers: Looking at Next Season’s Offense

Article By on 9th July, 2009

... Roethlisberger suffered a head injury from a motorcycle accident, and later the same year had an emergency appendectomy.

Bill Cowher was a lame-duck coach poised to leave for North Carolina after the end of the season.

The Steelers slipped to 8-8 and missed the playoffs a year after winning the Super Bowl.

Hines Ward was quoted to say, "They did let the Super Bowl go to their head"

It was as if the monkey was taken off their backs for competing with the Steelers of the 70s and suffering two AFC Championship losses to the Patriots in 2001 and 2004.

Could that same mentality that took the Steelers 8-8 in 2006 carry through into the 2009-2010 season after winning Super Bowl XLIII?

Coach Tomlin believes words ...

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