Tom Brady and the New England Patriots visit the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night in what could be a preview of a postseason battle for a spot in the Super Bowl.
The winner of tonight's clash will be considered the darling of the AFC and likely occupy the top spot in NFL Week 11 power rankings.
But even if the Pats steal one in Pittsburgh, there are still be plenty of reasons to expect them to come up a little short in January.
Despite being one of the greatest postseason performers in NFL history, Brady is fighting an uphill battle with a patchwork offense.
Here are 10 reasons why Brady and the Patriots won't sneak into the Super Bowl this season.