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The Steelers opened the preseason with a 24-23 loss at Philadelphia, where the Eagles kicked a 51-yard winning field goal with 12 seconds remaining. Here are my thoughts and observations on a game the Steelers led 13-0 at halftime:\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n","title" :"Observation deck: Steelers-Eagles","byline" :"Jamison Hensley","linkText" :"Observation deck: Steelers-Eagles","description" :"The Steelers opened the preseason with a 24-23 loss at Philadelphia, where the Eagles kicked a 51-yard winning field goal with 12 seconds remaining. Here are my thoughts and observations on a game the Steelers led 13-0 at halftime:\n\nThe Steelers had three players (two starters) knocked out of the game: fullback/tight end David Johnson (knee); left tackle Mike Adams (knee); and backup running back Jonathan Dwyer (shoulder).","published" :"2012-08-10T03:05:02Z","tags" :[{"name" :"Pittsburgh Steelers","links" :{"web" :{"href" :"http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/category?name=pittsburgh-steelers"},"mobile" :{"href" :"http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpostindex?blogname=nflnation&category=pittsburgh-steelers"}},"slug" :"pittsburgh-steelers","type" :"category"},{"name" :"Ben Roethlisberger","links" :{"web" :{"href" :"http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/category?name=ben-roethlisberger"},"mobile" :{"href" :"http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpostindex?blogname=nflnation&category=ben-roethlisberger"}},"slug" :"ben-roethlisberger","type" :"category"},{"name" :"Byron Leftwich","links" :{"web" :{"href" :"http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag?name=byron-leftwich"},"mobile" :{"href" :"http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpostindex?blogname=nflnation&tag=byron-leftwich"}},"slug" :"byron-leftwich","type" :"tag"},{"name" :"David Johnson","links" :{"web" :{"href" :"http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag?name=david-johnson"},"mobile" :{"href" :"http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpostindex?blogname=nflnation&tag=david-johnson"}},"slug" :"david-johnson","type" :"tag"},{"name" :"Mike Adams","links" :{"web" :{"href" :"http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag?name=mike-adams"},"mobile" :{"href" :"http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpostindex?blogname=nflnation&tag=mike-adams"}},"slug" :"mike-adams","type" :"tag"},{"name" :"Isaac Redman","links" :{"web" :{"href" :"http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag?name=isaac-redman"},"mobile" :{"href" :"http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpostindex?blogname=nflnation&tag=isaac-redman"}},"slug" :"isaac-redman","type" :"tag"},{"name" :"Jonathan Dwyer","links" :{"web" :{"href" :"http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag?name=jonathan-dwyer"},"mobile" :{"href" :"http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpostindex?blogname=nflnation&tag=jonathan-dwyer"}},"slug" :"jonathan-dwyer","type" :"tag"},{"name" :"Al Woods","links" :{"web" :{"href" :"http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag?name=al-woods"},"mobile" :{"href" :"http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpostindex?blogname=nflnation&tag=al-woods"}},"slug" :"al-woods","type" :"tag"},{"name" :"Steve McLendon","links" :{"web" :{"href" :"http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag?name=steve-mclendon"},"mobile" :{"href" :"http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpostindex?blogname=nflnation&tag=steve-mclendon"}},"slug" :"steve-mclendon","type" :"tag"},{"name" :"080912 preseason obs","links" :{"web" :{"href" :"http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag?name=080912-preseason-obs"},"mobile" :{"href" :"http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpostindex?blogname=nflnation&tag=080912-preseason-obs"}},"slug" :"080912-preseason-obs","type" :"tag"}],"keywords" :["Pittsburgh Steelers","Ben Roethlisberger","Byron Leftwich","David Johnson","Mike Adams","Isaac Redman","Jonathan Dwyer","Al Woods","Steve McLendon","080912 preseason obs"],"lastModified" :"2012-08-10T04:32:16Z","premium" :false,"links" :{"web" :{"href" :"http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/61386/observation-deck-steelers-eagles"},"mobile" :{"href" :"http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpost?blogname=nflnation&id=61386"}},"section" :"NFL Nation","source" :"ESPN.com","images" :[{"height" :80,"width" :80,"type" :"inline","url" :"http://a.espncdn.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/500/phi.png"},{"height" :80,"width" :80,"type" :"inline","url" :"http://a.espncdn.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/500/pit.png"}],"blogname" :"nflnation","sportRoot" :"nfl"}],"sportRoot" :"nfl"} http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/61386/observation-deck-steelers-eagles Observation deck: Steelers-Eagles false false false false-->

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