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More bad news for Steelers: O-line is a sieve

12/28/2007 - NFL
The season-ending injury to Willie Parker (above) could force the Steelers to rely even more on Ben Roethlisberger and the passing game in the playoffs. Pass protection has been a concern. AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

Losing tailback Willie Parker for the season with a broken right fibula in Thursday night's 41-24 victory at the St. Louis Rams figures to be a significant setback for the Pittsburgh Steelers.