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Creating the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Top Ranked Defense

Published by on June 12, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Prior to the 2008 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers had the second toughest schedule in the NFL.  With games against the NFC East, and the AFC South, along with contests against the New England Patriots and San Diego Chargers, it was supposed to be a hard season for the black and gold.

Somebody forgot to tell Dick LeBeau.

The 2008 Steelers were dominating to say the very least.  They led the NFL in total yards against and passing yards against.  They also came in second against the rush, trailing the Minnesota Vikings by a total of 54 yards, which is less than four per game.

Pittsburgh also led the league only allowing 13.9 points per game.

The Steelers had the toughest schedule f...

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