Steelers beat Raiders in Las Vegas

This helped set up the Steelers for Chris Boswell’s 43-yard field goal with 8:33 left in the second quarter and a 10–7 lead for the Steelers.

The Steelers forced a three-and-out on Las Vegas’ next possession and drove to the Raiders’ 24 on their next possession, before stopping and settling for another Boswell field goal, this one from 42 yards. The lead was 13–7 with 1:56 minutes remaining in the first half.

The Raiders got the ball back and drove to midfield, but TJ Watt got his second sack of the game on third down, forcing another Las Vegas punt to end the half.

Garoppolo was not sacked in the Raiders’ first two games. The Steelers beat them four times in this game. Watt’s six sacks are the most by a Steelers player in three games in team history.

The Steelers forced the Raiders to punt three times on the opening possession of the second half, but Las Vegas punter AJ Cole returned a forced punt that went out of bounds at the Pittsburgh 9.

However, it didn’t matter, as Pickens connected with Pickens for a 32-yard gain on third-and-5 and moved the ball to midfield, setting up a 57-yard field goal by Boswell that extended the Steelers’ lead. . 16-7 early in the third quarter.

Watt struck again on Las Vegas’ next possession, when he was forced to fumble an errant pass by Garoppolo as he came in. Garoppolo tried to throw the ball downfield to Jacoby Meyers, but Patrick Peterson beat him to the ball, intercepting it before it went out of bounds. In Pittsburgh 19.

The Steelers drove 81 yards from there, including a 17-yard run by Pickens, 16 yards on a screen by Jaylen Warren and a 17-yard run by Najee Harris, before Pickett found Freiermuth for 13 yards for a 23–7 score. Throwed a touchdown pass. Took the lead with 3:56 remaining in the third quarter.

The Raiders became increasingly aggressive throughout the remainder of the game, but turned the ball over on downs early in the fourth quarter and drove 80 yards for a 2-yard touchdown pass from Garoppolo to Adams with 5:41 remaining. Adams caught 15 passes for 172 yards and two scores on 19 targets.

Garoppolo threw a two-point conversion pass to Meyers to cut the Steelers’ lead to 23–15. The Steelers tried to run out the clock, but Pickett’s third-down pass to Freiermuth was broken up by Nate Hobbs over the middle and the Raiders got the ball back at the 48.

The Raiders were stopped on fourth down and Carlson made a field goal, but DeMarvin Leal was penalized for a personal foul on the kick, giving the Raiders new life at the Pittsburgh 14. But the Raiders again failed to score from there and took another kick. The field goal, this one from 26 yards out, increased the lead to 23–18 with 2:22 remaining in the game.

Linebacker Alex Highsmith said, “You’ve just got to hold on to them. That was the mentality.” Took a step.”

But the Steelers picked up a first down and forced the Raiders to use all three timeouts, punting the ball back to Las Vegas with 12 seconds left in the game, before Wallace recovered to end it. Garoppolo was intercepted for the second time.

“Our job is to move the ball away and set up an offense to score points,” Wallace said. “We want to keep them on smaller fields as much as possible. When we’re able to do that, it’s good.”

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