Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Most Dangerous out-of-Division Games for the Steelers

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Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Most Dangerous out-of-Division Games for the Steelers
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In no other league does the regular season carry as much importance as in the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers found out last season that a 12-4 record can still result in first-round road playoff game.

Pittsburgh lost its chance at a first-round bye and potential home-field advantage throughout the playoffs after getting swept by the Baltimore Ravens last year.

While the division games carry the largest weight on the schedule, the Steelers cannot afford a loss in its "must-win" games and it is imperative that they defeat other AFC playoff contenders.

Wins against either the Houston Texans or San Francisco 49ers would have been enough to give the Steelers' the AFC North title and a first-round bye.

With that in mind, here are the five most dangerous out-of-division games for the Steelers.

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