23 Carolina (T)
2 at Cleveland
(M) Monday (T) Thursday
NFL Rank: 21
Opponents' 2009 winning percentage: .492
Games against 2009 playoff teams: 7
The Steelers have the weakest schedule in the division, which should ease the sting of Ben Roethlisberger's suspension. If it's only for four games (instead of six), he has a chance to get rolling quickly, with matchups against three teams—the Browns, Dolphins and Saints—that struggled on D last year: All were in the bottom 10 against the pass in 2009.