Versus Pats, Steelers' D never rests

Getting to the bottom of the one-sided rivalry starts with Brady and the passing game

Updated: October 27, 2011, 12:25 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- It played out like a cross-examination.

Despite the New England Patriots' overwhelming success the past decade, their dominance of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the other AFC juggernaut during that same span, seemingly has been so one-sided that it clearly required an investigation. So reporters arrived in Foxborough on Wednesday armed with bright lights and cameras ready to pry answers out of those chiefly responsible for New England's hegemony.

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