Steelers-Saints Betting Preview: Will Pittsburgh Pull Off Another Upset?

Steelers-Saints Betting Preview: Will Pittsburgh Pull Off Another Upset?

The joyful mood in the Saints' locker room following Sunday's 31-28 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers painted the picture of what was accomplished after the team improved to 13-2 on the season.

With the Ravens' 22-10 win Saturday night in Los Angeles against the Chargers, the Colts' 28-27 come-from-behind win over the Giants, and Tennessee's win on Saturday over the Redskins, the Steelers need to win next Sunday against the Bengals to have an opportunity to qualify for the postseason. Since coach Sean Payton and Brees arrived in 2006, the Saints have not lost any of their five home playoff games.

"We've known this was the goal was to get this, to make it come through our house", Morstead said.

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In fact, no Super Bowl participant has won a single road playoff game since the 2012 Baltimore Ravens won at Denver and New England en route to their title-winning tilt with San Francisco in New Orleans.

The Saints did fine on the road this season, going 7-1.

Combine that with some good fortune on decisions by the officials, and it added up to a third straight fourth-quarter comeback for these charmed 2018 Saints, who'll finish the regular season as the best team in the NFC. "The home crowd was a huge difference for us tonight, so we were very motivated to get that". We have to take care of business next week. "It's a tough city to play in, so it's pretty big".

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Conner will remain sidelined and leave the Steelers' backfield in the hands of Jaylen Samuels and Stevan Ridley. Not bad for a player who was asked to work out as a tight end at the National Football League combine.

"He's incredibly athletic. and a tireless worker", Roethlisberger said.

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