The Breakdown: Steelers-Rams
Pittsburgh Steelers (9-5) at St. Louis Rams (3-11)
The Steelers should win, but there are real warning signs on the Pittsburgh offense. The O-line played poorly against Jacksonville; tackle Marvel Smith was a turnstile (at least partly because of his bad back), and won't play Thursday, and Ben Roethlisberger has been sacked 20 times in his past five games. Big Ben appears to be holding the ball too long, Hines Ward had a couple of terrible drops, and the Rams' defensive strategy boils down to ...
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