Pittsburgh hasn’t won a playoff game since beating Kansas City at Arrowhead Stadium in the divisional round five years ago.
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh steelers would be nearly 100 percent healthy when they travel to face the Kansas city chiefs, champions of AFC West, in the wild card round of the playoffs.
mike tomlin, head coach of the Steelers, said on Tuesday that the broker Najee harris, the cornerback Arthur Maulet, left tackle Dan Moore Jr.. and the linebacker Robert Spillane could be available for pittsburgh (9-7-1), seventh in the playoff standings, try to surprise Kansas city (12-5), second of the AFC.
Harris played much of Sunday’s game, which went into overtime and culminated in a win over baltimore, wearing a pad on his right elbow after he sprained it while being knocked down in the first quarter.
The rookie finished with 11 carries for 28 yards and added four receptions for 27 yards.
Tomlin indicated that Harris he might be limited at the start of the week, but he acknowledged it will be difficult to keep the restless 23-year-old in check.
“That is a joy, to be honest with you … It is a good problem to have when you have a boy who is connected in that way,” said the strategist.
Harris He rushed for 93 yards in a blowout loss to Kansas city on December 26, though most of that production came in the second half when the match was out of reach for the Steelers.
Maulet is dealing with a concussion, while Spillane has a problem with the knee and Moore lost the duel against baltimore for ankle pain. Tomlin He said all players who were unavailable or on a limited basis last week will have a chance to train on Wednesday.
It’s a week of work Tomlin expected to have after pittsburgh left out the Baltimore Ravens in his own house. It is the tenth participation in the playoffs of the Steelers in the head coach’s 15 seasons in charge.
But this classification required the help of Las vegas raiders Y Los Angeles Chargers by not ending that game in a tie.
The players of pittsburgh expressed their anxiety on social media as the game played out in overtime. The situation was not defined until the last play of the game,
Tomlin said he was asleep.
“I think at some point [los Raiders estaban] up by 15 and that number made me feel comfortable,” he said. Tomlin. “I think it was better that he hadn’t seen it.”
The Steelers they haven’t won a playoff game since the win over Kansas city in the stadium Arrowhead in the divisional round five years ago. They were surprised at home by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2017 and Cleveland browns Last season. In both games they were at an early disadvantage and could not come back.