Five things to know about the Steelers
The Patriots have had tremendous success against the Steelers in the Tom Brady era, winning six of the seven games in which the quarterback played, including the last four. But Patriots fans know better than to take a matchup with the Steelers for granted; Pittsburgh is perennial contender, having appeared in three Super Bowls and won two since the Patriots' last championship. With a 5-2 record and yet plenty to prove in front of their Heinz Field crowd, they should provide a tough challenge for the 5-1 Patriots, who are coming off their bye. Here are five things to know about the Steelers.