Three things the Steelers can learn from Broncos

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2. You can never have too many pass rushers

If quarterbacking itself is overrated the other side of the equation is certainly not. Cam Newton found out the hard way that you can never have too many pass rushers, as he was sacked six times in the Super Bowl. Derek Wolfe, Von Miller and DeMarcus Ware had him off his game all night.

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  • The year before was also instructive in this regard. The Seahawks appeared to have the Patriots on the ropes, but when Cliff Avril went down Tom Brady immediately got hot, and New England road that to a win.

    Pittsburgh is one of the better pass rushing teams in the NFL, as they finished third in sacks. Denver finished first, though and the margins between winning and losing it all are perilously thin.

    The Steelers need to make sure they keep adding young edge rushing talent to keep the pressure up on opposing quarterbacks.