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Champion Steelers Look To Avoid Replay of 2006

Published by on April 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The 2006 season took a turn for the worse before it even got started.  Ben Roethlisberger's near fatal motorcycle accident cast a dark cloud over the Steelers that stayed with them all year.

After the accident, more bad luck awaited the Steelers.  There were appendectomies, concussions, and interceptions...lots of interceptions.

Pittsburgh dug themselves into a 2-6 hole that they were unable to climb out of. 

The Steelers found out the hard way that defending the title was not so easy.  When you are the champions, every opponent is going to turn it up a notch when they play you.

Despite knocking the rival Bengals out of the playoffs on the final weekend, the 8-8 season was ...

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