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The Film Don't Lie: Steelers

PITTSBURGH -- A weekly look at what the Pittsburgh Steelers must fix:

The Steelers are primed for a letdown when they take a three-game winning streak into MetLife Stadium on Sunday.

The New York Jets have lost eight consecutive games, and their season appears to have reached the point of no return. But special teams could help the Jets spring one of the upsets of the season if the Steelers are as lacking in that phase of the game as they were in a 43-23 win over the Baltimore Ravens.

The Steelers gave up a 108-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to Jacoby Jones after yielding a 25-punt return to Jones earlier in the game. Jones went untouched after Shaun Suisham came within a yard of booting the kickoff out of the end zone.

The three Ravens touchdowns were set up by two special-teams breakdowns and a lost fumble. Brad Wing, who has been inconsistent in his first NFL season, didn't help the coverage team with the low punt that Jones returned 25 yards in the first quarter.

Wing netted just 36.5 yards on six punts, and the Steelers need the Aussie to be better starting Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

Their more immediate concern in the return game is on kickoffs.

Percy Harvin, whom the Jets traded for late last month, is a dynamic kickoff returner. The versatile wide receiver returned a kickoff 65 yards in a 24-10 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

If the Steelers play down to the Jets' level in the 1 p.m. ET game, a play on special teams could make the difference.