Super Bowl champ Steelers top Titans in overtime
Holmes’ statistics were exactly the same as the Super Bowl, when he caught the winning 6-yard touchdown pass from Roethlisberger in the final minute to beat Arizona 27-23.
Thursday’s victory might be costly, however – star safety
“It is speculation at this point (how long he will be out),” Tomlin said.
“It’s nice to know we can win close games,” Reed said. “This is my eighth year here and I’ve been in a lot of close games, and we usually are on the up side of those.”
Pittsburgh looked ready to win it late in regulation when Roethlisberger, so adept at running the two-minute offense, took advantage of good field position created by a shanked
Even with no running game to support him – the
“We had chances and opportunities but missed a field goal, had a field goal blocked,” coach
Roethlisberger was 7 of 7 for 57 yards on the drive but the
Instead, this game wasn’t a throwback to last season, but to the 1970s, when the
“It was a 15-round, old-school Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier fight that went the distance,” Bulluck said.
“I got my hand up,” Smith said. “I jumped and my vertical is probably not that good, but …”
Roethlisberger, again a master of the two-minute drive, needed only five plays to lead a 79-yard drive in which he found familiar target Ward for 29 yards ahead of his 34-yard touchdown throw to Holmes.
Yes, those two again.