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Steelers 25, Patriots 17

Patriots falter in loss to Steelers

New England stymied in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - There was reason for optimism.

As poorly as the Patriots had played against the Steelers yesterday, in all three phases of the game, in the waning seconds they still had a chance to win. It would take a last-gasp drive from Tom Brady, but trailing by 6 points with 19 seconds to play, it was possible.

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