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Sweed is not, nor has he ever been, a starter for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but that doesn't mean he is excused from being clutch. Sweed has played his way from heralded second-round steal to massive bust in only a few seasons.
2009 was the worst example.
After a forgettable playoff run the year before, Sweed was back and looking like a guy who could contribute to a team trying to win back-to-back Super Bowls.
But on a team that finished 9-7 and just percentage points out of the playoffs, Sweed cost the team a division victory against Cincinnati by himself when he dropped a sure touchdown in the end zone. That score would have given the Steelers the victory and, by proxy, a division title.
Instead, they lost and missed the playoffs.
Sweed has a bad history of dropping easy catches that would either go for scores or put the team into scoring position; he's done it at least once each year he's been on the field. Sweed's on his last chance this season, but hasn't been healthy.