The Steelers got a gift on Monday evening when the Baltimore Ravens completely fell apart in Jacksonville against the struggling Jaguars. The loss put the Ravens a half game behind Pittsburgh in the AFC North race and gave the Steelers back the vital positioning they need to reclaim the AFC North title.
The Steelers, however, are headed into a key two game stretch in the schedule that could determine the course of the season. It all starts with New England on Sunday afternoon.
Here’s a look at six areas where the Steelers must dominate to claim victory over the Patriots.