TJ Watt's arrival puts Steelers back in 'Blitzburgh' mode
- Author: Julie Sanders Sep 11, 2017,
Sep 11, 2017, 22:59
The Browns look revitalized with a new quarterback, and should improve on last season's 1-15 finish. Then he jump-started a 73-yard TD drive in the fourth quarter with a 29-yard completion to Ricardo Louis down the hashmark. "Unfortunately, we didn't get that done as well as we wanted to".
Bell reported to the Steelers on Friday, signed a one-year franchise tender contract that will pay him $12.12 million this season, passed a physical and joined his teammates on the practice field on Monday. One covered 50 yards to the Browns 39-yard line just before the two-minute warning in the second quarter.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming from a 17-14 victory over the Carolina Panthers in the final preseason game. They were never able to get into any sort of rhythm, especially running back Le'Veon Bell.
Kizer also got an endorsement from Steelers counterpart Ben Roethlisberger. Britt finished with 1 catch from 3 targets for 13 yards Sunday. Their secondary was dominant when covering Steelers receivers not named Antonio Brown.
The Steelers were able to do just enough to run out the clock, including an incredible catch by an fantastic player, Antonio Brown.
But the Steelers responded with a touchdown drive of 75 yards, more than half of that consumed on one penalty, a 41-yard pass interference by cornerback Jamar Taylor on a deep pass to Antonio Brown.
Pittsburgh, James said, had three-tight end sets installed for Week 1, but failures in the run game prevented them from being played.
As expected, the Steelers brought a lot of pressure against Cleveland as rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer made his first National Football League start.
Watt is the third player to produce the two-and-one in a debut since stats became official. Six of Watt's stops were of the solo variety. Fourth-rounder Joe Schobert had nine tackles and looked at home at middle linebacker.
The special team's unit is the real reason that the Steelers won the game. And three years after that, was out of Cleveland altogether.
As Britton Colquitt wound up for his punt, the Steelers defense broke through the line to block the attempt. The Browns stood up for themselves and made it a contest, but the Steelers came out on top 21-18. "His first live, big game, I thought he handled himself extremely well".
During nearly this entire stretch the Pittsburgh Steelers have been led by one man - Ben Roethlisberger - and with two games every season, Roethlisberger has had his chance to beat whomever the Browns threw at him.