Steelers back in picture after three consecutive wins
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 6, 2012
After three consecutive wins, Heath Miller and the Steelers are back in the hunt for the AFC North title. Three consecutive victories might not have erased a poor start, but the Steelers return home for two games at Heinz Field in position to take control not only of the AFC North Division but to make their move in the conference as well. The Steelers held Giants quarterback Eli Manning to 125 passing yards, his fewest in 57 games. "We're definitely headed in the right direction and that's what it's all about," said Emmanuel Sanders, who helped keep them there Sunday with his punt returns and a touchdown catch to beat the reigning Super Bowl champion New York Giants.
While the rest of the AFC North's defenses have struggled this season, the Steelers have been the best in the division all season. Now, their defense is tops in the NFL. The Steelers are allowing the fewest yards per game (262.6) in the league, which is…