NFL: Ben Roethlisberger & Steelers Fall Short

DALLAS, TX–“Whenever there is time on the clock in a one-score game I feel kind of confident that we are capable,” Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin assured reporters during the post-game press conference. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is well-acquainted with last minute heroics; he successfully guided his team to victory in an eerily similar scenario in Super Bowl XLIII. With 2:37 on the clock he drove the Steelers 78 yards, hitting former Steelers wideout Santonio Holmes in the corner for a six-yard touchdown in the dramatic Steelers victory.

“You feel pretty good…you like your chances,” said Roethlisberger entering yesterday’s final huddle. He placed the blame for the loss on himself after throwing two interceptions, “Personally, I feel like I let a lot of people down.” This time around, in a similar situation—1:59 left in Super Bowl XLV, the Black-and-Gold trailing the Green Bay Packers 31-25—the defense

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