I guess in comparison to Pats/Colts it might not be… Granted I don’t know if we will ever get a rival like that ever again. Packers (Favre)/Cowboys (Aikman) was right along those lines. However since the 07 season the Steelers and Pats have met a total of 11 times. The only times they didn’t play each other was 09, 11 and 2014. Otherwise they have met at least once in each season. Patriots have dominated the Steelers with a 8 and 3 record and outscoring them 316 to 226. However with that said as it stands right now would the Steelers be the Pats biggest rival outside the division now that Peyton is retired? They have played each other 5 straight years now so it seems the NFL is trying to build it to be a rival… However after the butt kicking this year I dunno lol.