Roethlisberger then talked about rebounding. Or maybe he was confused about which team Smith plays for.
Roethlisberger finished with a passer rating of 37.8, his worst at Heinz Field since a 30.7 rating against Cincinnati early in the 2006 season. The Jaguars picked off Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger five times, returning for scores on consecutive possessions in the third quarter to transform a two-point deficit into an 11-point lead. The Steelers led 9-7 when Roethlisberger looked left for Brown.
"I've been doing this a long time", he said. It would have been unthinkable for the Ravens to drop two straight games, including one to the Steelers and for them to still have a shot at holding the AFC North crown.
"I know that he's a competitor and he wants the ball, but all of us are competitors", Roethlisberger said Tuesday of Brown. According to NFL Research, Roethlisberger is one of two quarterbacks who had zero touchdowns and five-plus interceptions in a game since Ryan Fitzpatrick did it in 2016.More news: Why India U-17 coach is 'not happy' with his team's showing
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Sean Davis was also removed for Robert Golden late, as the latter entered the game for four plays. Although Bell didn't have a spectacular game running the ball, he was vital in the passing game with 10 receptions, 46 yards, and 2 third down conversions.
Following a Carolina three-and-out, the Lions pulled to within 27-24 with 3:22 remaining on a 20-yard touchdown pass from Stafford to Fells. Through five games, the Jaguars look to have a legitimate chance to get back for the first time in 10 years. "I've had bad games before, bad stretches". So far it's working: They're 3-2 and sitting atop the AFC South. "You just find a way to move on and play better". Lined up with six offensive linemen, a tight end on either side of the line and fullback Tommy Bohanon in front of Fournette in the backfield, the rookie didn't need much help getting into the end zone.
And since the Steelers weren't stopping the run, Leonard Fournette and Chris Ivory were making them pay.
Throwing just 14 passes in yesterday's 30-9 win, Jacksonville threw the least of any National Football League team in any game this year or last year.
When you take in all the factors - including the Jaguars' aspirations this season and the lingering memory of a disappointing loss to the New York Jets last week - a strong argument can be made that Sunday was the Jaguars' victory since ... since ... That's when he had seven interceptions and no touchdowns in the Steelers' first three games while coming back from an offseason motorcycle injury then an emergency appendectomy. Pittsburgh can win with its running game and defense alone, and at the moment, it needs to do just that.