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The Steelers started the second quarter in Tampa Bay territory David DeCastro Jersey , and the Steelers turned the possession into a Boswell field goal, his first of the season, giving Pittsburgh a 9-7 lead.The Buccaneers’ next possession ended quickly when Fitzpatrick completed a pass to C.J. Godwin, but Artie Burns jarred the ball loose and it was recovered by Mike Hilton for the first Pittsburgh turnover of the game. Two plays later, Ben Roethlisberger hit Antonio Brown on a quick slant, and after making a defender miss Brown was off to the races for the score. Boswell tacked on the extra point to give the Steelers a 16-7 lead.For the second straight possession, Ryan Fitzpatrick had the Buccaneers in scoring position, but a Jon Bostic tipped pass turned into a Mike Hilton interception, denying Tampa Bay of points again.Pittsburgh failed to turn the turnover into points, but on the next Tampa Bay drive Fitzpatrick was picked off again, this time by rookie safety Terrell Edmunds.For the second straight possession Marcus Gilbert Jersey , the Steelers failed to convert the turnover into points, giving the ball back to the Bucs.What happened next was Fitzpatrick’s third straight interception, this time to Bud Dupree and Dupree walked into the endzone for the Steelers’ touchdown. The Boswell point-after made the score 23-7 with 2:50 left to go in the first half.The Buccaneers weren’t going to just roll over and die, and a big pass play from Fitzpatrick to Mike Evans moved the Tampa Bay offense inside the 10-yard line. However, the Steelers’ defense held strong and forced a 21-yard field goal attempt to make the score 23-10 with 1:15 left in the half.With three timeouts remaining, Roethlisberger orchestrated a beautiful drive deep into Tampa Bay territory, and with 10 seconds left Roethlisberger hit Ryan Switzer for the touchdown. The Buccaneers weren’t going to just roll over and die, and a big pass play from Fitzpatrick to Mike Evans moved the Tampa Bay offense inside the 10-yard line. However, the Steelers’ defense held strong and forced a 21-yard field goal attempt to make the score 23-10 with 1:15 left in the half.Boswell made the extra point, giving the Steelers a 30-10 lead heading into halftime. The Buccaneers will get the football to start the second half.Coach Tomlin recalls the Steelers’ last trip to Cincinnati and playing after Ryan Shazier’s injury The Steelers are returning to Paul Brown Stadium this week for the first time since Week 13 of last season when Ryan Shazier suffered his devastating injury.
Coach Mike Tomlin was asked about the emotions of returning to Cincinnati during his weekly press conference.“We’ll kind of know that when we get there. I’m sure there will be in some form or fashion.”Tomlin was also asked about the challenges of continuing last year’s game after the injury occurred.“That wasn’t about football. That was somebody we care deeply about that got injured very severely. It wasn’t about utilizing it as some motivational tactic or anything of that nature.”Tomlin also addressed what it was like to move forward in order to secure a victory.“It was a very difficult thing to get through. We had a job to do in terms of winning the game, but obviously our hearts and minds were with (Ryan).”When asked how the team was able to get through the game after Shazier was injured Cheap Terrell Edmunds Jersey , Tomlin had a very simple answer.“I don’t know.”It remains to be seen if the emotions of their last visit will affect the Steelers’ play on Sunday. But watching Ryan Shazier walk to the sidelines with his teammates this week will mean a lot to players and fans, regardless of team affiliation. Last year’s game aside, the Steelers and Bengals don’t need any extra motivation, or bad blood, to get them fired up for the upcoming game. Vontaze Burfict will be back on the field after serving his four-game suspension, JuJu Smith-Schuster will be in the lineup, and there is so much history between these two teams emotions will always run high. Oh yeah, there’s also this thing called the divisional race where the 4-1 Bengals are looking down at the 2-2-1 Steelers. A lot can change on Sunday, in a lot of ways. Custom New York Jets Jerseys

 

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