Early Deficit Sets the Tone 

Struggles Against Patriots' Early Dominance

Bailey Zappe's Three First-Half Touchdowns Propel Patriots to 21-3 Lead" 

Playoff Aspirations in  Jeopardy 

Second Consecutive Loss Puts Steelers at 7-6 

Defeat Drops Steelers in AFC Playoff Standings, Raises Playoff Doubts 

Tomlin's Analysis and Turnover Impact 

Coach Tomlin Reflects on Missed Opportunities  

Importance of Turnovers Evident as Patriots Capitalize, Steelers Fall Short 

Zappe's First-Half Brilliance 

Patriots' Offensive Fireworks and Zappe's Precision   

Zappe's 196 Yards and Three Touchdowns Propel Patriots to Halftime Lead 

Zappe's First-Half Brilliance 

Trubisky's Tough Start in Place of Injured Pickett  

Early Interception and Offensive Struggles Add to Steelers' Challenges