Steelers Clinch Playoff Spot
Despite the 22-17 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday evening at Heinz Field, the Steelers were informed after the game that they have clinched an AFC playoff spot thanks to some strength of victory tie breakers. The Steelers can still win the AFC North and clinch a first round bye with wins against the Carolina Panthers and Cleveland Browns in the final 2 games of the season. So all is not lost after a tough loss. and the Steelers have a couple of weeks to earn a week off and get some players rested.