Why your team won't win the Super Bowl:
It’s become quite a soap opera for the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason. You all know about Ben Roethlisberger and his refusal to ride a motorcycle with a helmet on. He might as well have gone David Blaine on us and stayed in a tank for three weeks. It couldn’t have been any worse. Then you have questions about Bill Cowher’s motivation to stay on the Pittsburgh sidelines after the recently retired Jerome Bettis threw him under the bus and suggested this was his last season as coach of the Steelers. First-round pick Santonio Holmes showed that he wanted to really be a member of the Cincinnati Bengals after a run-in with the law. It has been quite a couple of months since the Super Bowl.
None of that, however, is as detrimental as the loss of lineman Kimo von Oelhoffen. Now, the common NFL might see von Oelhoffen as just another defensive end. But what happens if the Steelers find themselves in a playoff game against a superior opponent. Who are they going to get to deliberately fall into the opposing quarterback’s leg? Not everybody has the lack of integrity exhibited by von Oelhoffen, and that is something the Steelers should have considered before letting him go to the Jets.
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