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    March 11, 2019 11:51 AM IST
    If Chris Boswell thought his job was safe after the Pittsburgh Steelers worked out twopotential replacement on Wednesday without signing one of them [url=]Hines Ward Jersey[/url] , he might not be feeling so confident if he saw a tweet from Jeremy Fowler of ESPN later in the day. With Fowler reporting that Kai Forbath impressed in his tryout with the Steelers, it would appear that the former Minnesota Vikings kicker still has a chance of unseating Boswell this season, even if it is not this week. Releasing their incumbent kicker is not necessarily a straightforward process for Pittsburgh given the size of the contract Boswell inked in August. Outstanding dead money of $4.8 million in 2019 would cost the Steelers an additional $600,000 over his listed cap hit for next season if they let him go this year.As well as Forbath may have performed during his workout, Pittsburgh would be well advised to review his 2017 season with the Vikings. That year he missed six field goals and five extra points, the exact same number as Boswell has missed in 2018.Should he struggle in practice over the coming days, there is a chance Boswell might not make it to the weekend with the Steelers. But it seems more likely he will get another shot to prove his worth against the New England Patriotson Sunday [url=]Lynn Swann Color Rush Jersey[/url] , with Forbath on speed dial should Boswell disappoint once again. Thirteen games into the season, the Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves with a 0.5 game lead in the AFC North. With losses by the Ravens, Steelers, and Bengals, the Browns have climbed out of the bottom spot which keeps every team alive in the divisional race. Looking forward at the match-up’s, how many more victories do the Steelers need in order to secure the AFC North?Here are the current AFC North standings after Week 14 of the NFL season:Pittsburgh - 7-5-1Baltimore - 7-6 (0.5 GB)Cleveland - 5-7-1(2 GB)Cincinnati - 5-8 (2.5 GB)Beginning this time with Cincinnati, they are now 5-8 in the midst of a five-game losing streak. In fact [url=][/url] , the Bengals are the only AFC team on a longer losing streak than the Steelers. Still, Cincinnati is a 3-point favorite at home against the Raiders. Getting a win this week would be the first of many improbable steps which could lead the Bengals to have a chance in the AFC North. But one loss, or a win by the Steelers, and Cincinnati is officially eliminated from the division. Being the only team in the AFC North to win in Week 14, the Cleveland Browns are keeping their slim hopes of the division title alive. Unfortunately, they are two games back with three remaining to a team which holds the tiebreaker against them. Much like the Bengals, they would need to win their remaining games and get a lot of help from both Pittsburgh and Baltimore along the way. First things first [url=]Greg Lloyd Jersey[/url] , they need to defeat the Broncos in Denver Saturday night where they are a 2.5-point underdog.As for Baltimore, they were much like the Steelers this past week where they could have picked up a win with one fourth-down stop. Instead, they still lurk only a half game back of Pittsburgh. Currently a nine-point favorite at home against Tampa Bay, this weekend might be their best opportunity to snag the AFC North lead.The Steelers have cut almost any room for error out of the remainder of their season. With an ever-changing line against the Patriots, they are currently 2.5-point underdogs at home. This is the 12th time they’ve been on the plus side of the line at Heinz Field since Mike Tomlin has taken over as coach. Fortunately, the Steelers are 6-5 in those games. But history does not matter as the Steelers look to finally get past their kryptonite known as the New England Patriots. For the first time in three weeks, the Steelers magic number to clinch the division decreased due to Baltimore’s loss. The Steelers have a magic number of three with three games remaining [url=]Ben Roethlisberger Color Rush Jersey[/url] , therefore they control their own destiny. But with a difficult matchup this week and one even worse the next, the Steelers are going to have to find a way to overcome the largest point spread they have seen against them in 2018.

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