A wise man said – OK, it was Craig Wolfley – that during the course of a season, you win a game you should lose and lose a game you should win.
That was probably the case for the Steelers on Sunday as they won a game they probably should have lost.
Why should they have lost?
The defense didn't have a very good game. Yes, the final numbers aren't bad, but as the injuries mounted, the Dolphins moved the ball pretty easily.
The Steelers can be thankful that Miami's offense bogged down again and again inside the 20.
Chad Henne missed some throws and checked down a couple of other times instead of taking a shot at the end zone to 6-4 wide receiver Brandon Marshall.
© As we saw, Lawrence Timmons just isn't the same Lawrence Timmons when he has to move to outside linebacker as he did at times Sunday to replace injured LaMarr Woodley.
Timmons' game is built on speed and his explosiveness. He's not a guy who's going to line up and beat you with his pass rush moves.
I would expect Woodley to at least try to play next week at New Orleans, but if he doesn't, the Steelers have to at least take a long look at starting rookie Jason Worilds in place of Woodley.
© We won't know for sure until Monday, but it doesn't look good for Aaron Smith and his torn triceps muscle.
The Steelers are a little more optimistic about Flozell Adams' ankle injury.
© Everywhere I go, people are hammering me this year for my NFL picks. But I ask you, who can figure this league out this year?
Baltimore should have had a cakewalk against Buffalo Sunday and probably should have lost.
New Orleans did lose at home to Cleveland.
Tennessee is looking a little better, but that's still a team the Steelers beat on the road with Dennis Dixon and Charlie Batch putting up high school football quarterback numbers.
Picking games against the spread this season is a losing proposition.