Steelers looked like a Super Bowl team in 38-16 win over Redskins

This really pains me to say, but on Monday Night Football the Pittsburgh Steelers sure looked like a team primed to make a run to the Super Bowl.

And that was without Le'Veon Bell, their suspended running back.


DeAngelo Williams simply stepped in for Bell and rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries.

If that wasn't enough, Big Ben looked like Big Ben again. Roethlisberger completed 27 of 37 passed for 300 yards and three touchdowns.

It helps that he might have the best football player on the planet right now in wide receiver Antonio Brown. He couldn't be stopped, catching eight passes for 126 yards and two touchdowns.

I'd like to see how the Ravens try to take Brown out of the game. It's not going to be easy, but the teams don't meet until Nov. 6 so a lot can happen before then.

As a lifelong Browns fan and Steelers hater, what really has me concerned is the Steelers' defense. It looks like it's back to being a ball-hawking, quarterback-dropping, run-stopping force.

I'm trying to convince myself that the Steelers' win was just against the Washington Redskins. But the Redskins were a playoff team last season with a terrific young quarterback in Kirk Cousins who looked like he could take the next step.

The Steelers wouldn't let him Monday night.

So after the Browns debacle Sunday and the Steelers' stellar performance Monday night, it's just a miserable start to the NFL season. And the Steelers have that Super Bowl look again.

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