3 things we learned from Steelers season-saving win versus the Cincinnati Bengals

  • Offense finally looked legitimate
  • Defense looked reminiscent of their old school dominating defenses
  • Steelers turned a corner on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals

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I realize that I use certain phrases more than others, but I believe the Steelers road victory against our division rival, the Cincinnati Bengals, was truly a season-saving victory. The outcome of some games could prove to be season-ending. Conversely, the outcome of some games could prove to be season-saving.

I think the outcome of this game against the Bengals will prove to be the latter. First, it is a division win, which is a huge win no matter how you slice it. Second, it is a conference win, which is also huge because our record in the conference could be the difference between 'punching our ticket' to the tournament and watching it from home.

Let's see what we learned on the offensive side of the ball.