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Steelers vs. Bucs


Two unlikely 2--0 teams will meet at the Pirate Ship in Tampa, and don't be surprised to see one of the lowest-scoring games of the season. The Roethlisberger-less Steelers had just 127 offensive yards at Tennessee but dominated the game because of Troy Polamalu(below) and the rest of their born-again defense, winning 19--11. Tampa Bay has a 22-year-old QB, Josh Freeman, and 10 other starters who are 26 or younger, and the team has no business being in contention in the NFC South. I see the varied looks a mature and healthy Steelers defense can throw at Freeman being the difference, with defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau confusing the kid for four quarters and showing him schemes he hasn't seen on tape. Steelers 13, Bucs 6