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O-line wearing down opposition

The Steelers RBs have benefited from an offensive line that is providing plenty of running room.

Originally Published: November 7, 2004
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- In football, as in virtually every other sport at all levels, it is pretty much the ultimate representation of pending submission.

You've seen, no doubt, the tell-tale signs: A player on his knee, sucking for air, maybe grabbing at his shirt, beaten physically and emotionally, ready to send up the white flag.

And so it was here Sunday, during a third-quarter timeout and with all four of the Philadelphia defensive linemen down on one knee and two of three linebackers also ...

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