Tennessee Titans fall late to Pittsburgh Steelers 27-24

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Pittsburgh Steelers (7-4) score two 4th quarter touchdowns to beat the Tennessee Titans (2-8) 27-24 at LP Field on Monday Night Football.

Pittsburgh took the lead when quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hit Antonio Brown for a 12 yard strike. Tennessee would get the ball back with a chance to tie or take the lead. However, after getting one first down, the Titans were forced to punt the ball back to the Steelers.

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) is defended by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell (23) on a 9-yard touchdown run in the first quarter at LP Field. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) is defended by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell (23) on a 9-yard touchdown run in the first quarter at LP Field. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

With 6:58 remaining, Pittsburgh was able to move the ball, get first downs and run out the clock.

Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell ran for 204 yards and a touchdown. Tennessee really had no answer for Bell.

One highlight for the Titans was when quarterback Zach Mettenberger hit Nate Washington deep left for an 80 yard touchdown.

The Tennessee Titans are on the road next week visiting the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field Sunday, November 23rd. Kickoff is at 12:00pm CST.

Box Score

Pittsburgh Steelers 27, Tennessee Titans 24

1 2 3 4 Final
Pittsburgh Steelers 13 0 0 14 27
Tennessee Titans 7 10 7 0 24

 

Pittsburgh Steelers
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
B. Roethlisberger 21/32 207 1 1
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
L. Bell 33 204 1 27
B. Roethlisberger 3 2 0 4
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
A. Brown 9 91 1 17
H. Miller 5 71 0 23
L. Bell 2 18 0 10
L. Moore 1 15 0 15
M. Bryant 2 11 0 8
M. Wheaton 1 6 0 6
D. Archer 1 -5 0 -5
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
S. Suisham 2/2 49 3/3 9
Punting NO AVG I20 LG
B. Wing 2 40.0 0 43
Kickoff Returns NO AVG TD LG
M. Wheaton 5 24 0 32
Punt Returns NO AVG TD LG
A. Brown 1 14 0 14

 

Tennessee Titans
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
15/24 263 2 1
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
B. Sankey 11 38 1 9T
S. Greene 3 6 0 3
D. McCluster 1 5 0 5
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
N. Washington 1 80 1 80T
K. Wright 4 70 0 23
J. Hunter 2 48 0 36
C. Coffman 3 32 1 18
D. McCluster 1 17 0 17
B. Sankey 1 7 0 7
D. Hagan 1 5 0 5
J. Battle 2 4 0 9
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
R. Succop 1/1 20 3/3 6
Punting NO AVG I20 LG
B. Kern 4 31.8 2 51
Kickoff Returns NO AVG TD LG
B. Sankey 3 27 0 31
J. Battle 1 22 0 22
K. Klug 1 20 0 20
Punt Returns NO AVG TD LG
D. McCluster 1 1 0 1