Alright, who didn’t bring their rabbit’s foot?
Before the [intlink id=”19″ type=”category”]Pittsburgh Steelers[/intlink] kicked off their third preseason game Saturday night, I threw up a quick note beseeching those making the trek to Heinz Field to bring whatever good luck charms they may hold dear. I knew the starters were going to see significant playing time. And I knew that the last thing we needed was one of those starters to get injured in a meaningless exhibition game. When the game ended with not one, not two, but three significant injuries to key personnel, I knew somebody didn’t listen.
The ugliest injury belonged to back-up quarterback Byron Leftwich, who broke his left arm bracing his fall early in the second half. The camera didn’t cut directly to [intlink id=”55″ type=”category”]Dennis Dixon[/intlink] so we can only speculate whether he was sticking pins into his Leftwich voodoo doll at that exact moment. Seriously, how much luck can one man have? Dix must have been born with a horseshoe up his ass.
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