The Pittsburgh Steelers pulled off a last-minute victory against the Houston Texans, with a winning touchdown in the fourth quarter.
The Steelers’ winning streak continues into week 3, with a close game against the Texans. Despite the rocky start, the Steelers pulled off the win, scoring a last-minute touchdown, with the final score being 28-21.
The first half did not start off well for the Steelers, with the Pittsburgh team down 3-14, but began to turn around after the defense started to put on the pressure on the Texans quarterback, Deshaun Watson. The games turning point came when the Steelers’ defense pressured Watson and forced him to throw a downfield pass. Unfortunately for Watson, the throw downfield was intercepted by Mike Hilton, in the third quarter.
From there, the game started to go in the Steelers’ favor, with the Steelers scoring 11 more points in the third and fourth quarter, while the Steelers’ defense kept the Texans offense at bay.
Steeler Week 3 Stars
Week three showed some highlights of the Steelers’ offense and the defense.
Ben “Big Ben” Roethlisberger proved vital for the offense with 237 passing yards, two passing touchdowns, and one two-point conversion pass. Catching passes from Roethlisberger were Eric Ebron and JuJu Smith-Schuster. James Connor scored the fourth-quarter touchdown that put the Steelers’ ahead.
The Steelers defense also contributed to the end of the game. Despite the rocket start, the Steelers defense managed to allow 0 points for the second half of the game and had five sacks and one interception caught by Hilton. T. J. Watt was credited to applying pressure to Watson, which forced the turnover, according to CBS Sports
Today’s game marked the first time the Steelers won three consecutive games with zero losses in over a decade.
The Steelers play the Tenessee Titans next week, October 4, at the Nissan Stadium in Nashville.
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