In the muddled AFC wild-card race, if the Jets, Chiefs and Steelers all win out, Gang Green would be the team that stays home.
If the Steelers can get into the playoffs, they might be the most feared team outside of the New England Patriots. With a terrific passing attack, Pittsburgh may also be the only team that can challenge, the defending champs, too.
One former Steeler and current FOX NFL analyst took it one step further on Sunday.
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"Pittsburgh will go to the Super Bowl and they will win the Super Bowl," Terry Bradshaw said.
It’s not like this is unprecedented. In 2005, the Steelers became the first No. 6 seed to win a Super Bowl. Plus they have one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL.
"If Ben Roethlisberger had been healthy all year he definitely would have been my MVP candidate," Bradshaw said. "I believe in Ben Roethlisberger."