2002 Season NFL Football Past Picks

December 15, 2002

This pick was released to clients on August 13, 2012 at 4:01PM ET.

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Carolina at Pittsburgh

Sunday 12/15 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Carolina +8.5 (-110) (risk 4 to return 7.64)  RESULT: LOSS

Pittsburgh is reeling after losing to Houston as a 13.5 point favorite. That's the kind of loss that can affect a team for the rest of the season. Flash back to 1998 when the Steelers lost another strange game (Jerome Bettis overtime coin flip dispute in Detroit) that left them a 7-5 (as they are now). They went on to lose five straight to end that season.

 

Head coach Bill Cowher has elected to stick with Tommy Maddox despite the loss and three turnovers which led to 21 Texan points. You can bet the whole team isn't behind that decision after Kordell Stewart's recent 2-0 performance.

 

Meanwhile, Carolina is riding high after putting up 52 points last week. They still have a great defense (ranked 8th in the league) that should keep this game within a touchdown.

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