Boomer feels Jets-Steelers no slam dunk Dan Leberfeld

CBS NFL analyst Boomer Esiason thinks the Jets-Steelers game could be tougher than some think for Pittsburgh.

“Pittsburgh is going to be missing two starters on defense that are going to be significant – Troy Polamalu and Ryan Shazier,” said Esiason. “They have just come off of a three-game homestand where they played phenomenal football; very intense, very emotional football against the Texans, Colts and Ravens. Last week was like a backstreet brawl, like it always is between those two teams.

“I would not be surprised if there is a letdown with the Pittsburgh Steelers. I can see that happening with the emergence of Percy Harvin and Michael Vick playing pretty good in Kansas City. All of a sudden, maybe the Jets catch a little bit of lightning in a bottle here. This is not a slam dunk by any stretch of the imagination for the Pittsburgh Steelers.”