• Steelers' Woodley vows to avoid 0-2 start

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Sep 13, 2012
    "And we won’t be 0-2," Woodley told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette . The Steelers, who face the New York Jets on Sunday, are one of only three teams that hasn't started 0-2 since 2003. It's hardly a revelation that the Steelers want to avoid an 0-2 start, but you can pick up the sense of urgency. And rightfully so. According to ESPN Stats & Information, just 12 percent of teams to start a season 0-2 have reached the playoffs since the playoffs expanded to 12 teams in 1990. In 2002, after falling to New England and Oakland, Pittsburgh won five of its last six games to win the AFC North and advance to the divisional playoffs, where it lost at Tennessee in overtime.
  • Seahawks History: The difference between 0-1 and 0-2

    The one thing about starting 0-1 is that Seattle has lots of practice. This is the 24th time in franchise history Seattle lost its season-opener.That is not a death sentence for a season. Seattle lost its season opener in 2005, which turned out to be th…

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