Here are 12 reasons that have been brought up for the Steelers failure this year. Rank these 12 reasons in order of magnitude.

- Tomlin Head Coaching ability
- Todd Haley System
- Todd Haley Play Calling
- Dick Lebeau System
- Ben Roethlisberger (post injury)
- Oline Ability
- Injuries
- Lack of Running Game
- Lack of Player Leadership
- Lack of Pass Rush
- Lack of Impact Players - Defense
- Lack of Impact Players - Offense