When the Steelers are in the playoffs, the team is always feared because of their ability to make runs in the post season when many analysts and fans have written them off. The Steelers own 6 Lombardi trophies and Super Bowl 49 could be the Super Bowl in which the Steelers hoist their 7th. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and head coach Mike Tomlin have once again found a way to get into the playoffs despite the loaded AFC North division. The division features 2 other playoff teams which are the Bengals and the Ravens.
The Steelers look to get some momentum as they look to go deep into the playoffs. Regardless of the seeding, the Steeler seem to play just as well on the road as they do at home in the playoffs. The Steelers are being listed at 18/1 betting odds on some websites found online. This means that the Steelers are a longshot to beat some of the more heavily favored teams in the AFC. If the Steelers get the right matchups, the could find a path to the Super Bowl and represent the AFC as the champion of the conference at University of Phoenix Stadium during the 49th Super Bowl.