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Steelers lead Lions, 14-0, after 1st quarter

Posted by Teresa Varley on November 17, 2013 – 1:36 pm

The Lions drove down to the Steelers 31-yard line on the opening drive, but on fourth-and-three the defense held strong and Matt Stafford couldn’t connect with Calvin Johnson.

The Steelers took over on downs and went to work. Le’Veon Bell opened it up with a 13-yard run, and Ben Roethlisberger hit Heath Miller for completions of five and nine yards. A false start gave the Steelers a third-and-11 and Roethlisberger hit Antonio Brown for 11 yards and a first down. Roethlisberger went right back to Brown for a short pass that Brown ran in for a 34-yard touchdown, giving the Steelers a 7-0 lead.

After holding the Lions again, the offense went to work fast. Antonio Brown pulled in a 13-yard reception to convert a third down. On the next play Brown turned on the afterburners again, catching a short pass and taking it for a 47-yard touchdown, capping a four-play, 63 yard drive that took just 1:19 and gave the Steelers a 14-0 lead.

Brown finished the first quarter with four receptions for 105 yards and two touchdowns.


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One Response to “Steelers lead Lions, 14-0, after 1st quarter”

  1. By Carlton Reid on Nov 19, 2013 | Reply

    good victory

    But there is on thing the STEELERS must realize, there Safties must go, they are much too slow especially Clark, receivers are running away from him w/ease.

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