The Pittsburgh Steelers have a key date with the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
Mike Tomlin’s team needs to keep the momentum going and make the most of a beatable defense to keep gaining more confidence in the offense.
They need to take care of business early, as they have a short week before a TNF matchup with the New England Patriots.
Even so, considering how much the Patriots have struggled this season, it seems like the Steelers have nothing to worry about.
The Patriots have played so poorly this year that their recent TNF graphic didn’t feature a single player.
Instead, it showed head coach Bill Belichick going head-to-head with T.J. Watt.
Needless to say, Steelers fans had plenty to say about this, and they took to Twitter to share their thoughts on this hilarious matter (via Steelers Depot on Twitter).
Tough times for the pats when the guy on the graphic is coach. Would love some revenge for the past 20 years
— Ben (@BenGrubs10) December 1, 2023
I cannot stop laughing. 😂
— Ⓐūštįñ Pörtęr 🐍 (@portat01) December 1, 2023
Now I’m picturing TJ wearing Belichick’s cutoff on the sideline strutting around like Vince McMahon
— mark b ♥️ (@ballzy101) December 1, 2023
Is it a good sign when they can't highlight a single player on the team?
— Carl Spackler (@kj20192) December 1, 2023
Patriots down bad and I’m here for it🍿🥤
— Mat Michaels (@messump) December 1, 2023
The Patriots don’t even know who’s going to start at quarterback for them two games from now, and they don’t have a single star to brag about in these graphics.
Their once-dominant defense has been nowhere to be found this season, and losing Matthew Judon to an injured biceps only made things worse.
Of course, everything can happen in the NFL, and we shouldn’t overlook any team, especially considering how tight the AFC playoff race is.
Still, facing struggling teams like the Cardinals and Patriots right before the playoffs could give Kenny Pckett and the offense just the confidence boost they so desperately crave.
And if Belichick has to suit up, we don’t like his chances against this defensive line at all.