When it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers' turnover margin, takeaways are key

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When it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers' turnover margin, takeaways are key
When it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers' turnover margin, takeaways are key

Turnovers. Takeaways. Turnover margin. It seems as if I've been extensively poring over these stats to a point where my mind melts at the very mention of any of them. But next to the statistic of “points scored versus points given up each game” they may be the most telling statistics of all. The Steelers had 26 turnovers in 2018, which is better then the team average since 1970 of 31 and just above the team average since 2000 of 25 turnovers a season. But the Steelers' 15 takeaways in 2018 were tied for the franchise low (2011). Not only is that the lowest in franchise history, other than the 2011 season the next lowest amount of any year is 20. While looking at the yearly statistics can help

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