After a less than stellar opening week against the Cleveland Browns, the Pittsburgh Steelers looked to improve in their home opener against the Minnesota Vikings at Heinz Field. This afternoon, the Steelers’ defense was stifling against Minnesota and Ben Roethlisberger and the offense wore down the opposing defense on their way to a 26-9 victory.
The Vikings received a heavy dose of Le’Veon Bell this afternoon, as the Steelers running back had 87 yards on 27 carries. Antonio Brown was held in check for the majority of the afternoon, tallying five catches for 62 yards. Roethlisberger, after getting off to a bit of a slow start, finished with 243 yards and two touchdowns.
The Steelers had control of this game all afternoon, even when the score was relatively close. Martavis Bryan...Read More