In the event that it’s the last game at Heinz Field for Ben Roethlisberger, he’s going out with a triumph.
Dionate Johnson got a 5-yard score pass from Roethlisberger, Chris Boswell kicked four field objectives, and the Pittsburgh protection fired Baker Mayfield multiple times — four of which came from T.J. Watt — in a 26-14 triumph over the Cleveland Browns on Monday night.
Watt’s four sacks give him 21.5 sacks for the season, which puts him only one sack behind the NFL record of 22.5 by Michael Strahan in the 2001 season with the New York Giants.
Watt is the primary Steelers player with four sacks in a game since Joey Porter had four against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2001. He is the third player this season to have somewhere around four sacks in a game, joining Myles Garrett of the Browns (4.5 versus Chicago) and Chandler Jones of the Arizona Cardinals (5.0 against Tennessee).
The triumph for Pittsburgh gets their eighteenth consecutive season without a losing record. They will complete no more terrible than 8-8-1 this season. That covers the sum of Roethlisberger’s residency in Pittsburgh.
While it was Roethlisberger’s stage, it was Watt, the Steelers guard, and Najee Harris that drove the way to triumph.
Harris scrambled for 188 yards on 28 conveys and outperformed Franco Harris’ record for the most surging yards by a freshman in Steelers group history. Harris had 1,055 surging yards in 14 games as a freshman in 1972. Harris completed the night at 1,172 for the season. The 188 yards are the eighth-most by a Steelers player ever.
Watt conveyed the heavenly pass hurrying exertion for Pittsburgh also. Watt, Alex Highsmith (2.0), Cam Heyward, Henry Mondeaux and Derrek Tuszka joined for the nine-sack night for the Steelers protection.
Roethlisberger completed the night with 123 yards passing with a score and an interference on 46 endeavors.
Later Johnson’s score give the Steelers on the load up, Chris Boswell kicked field objectives of 22 and 30 yards to take a 13-0 lead into halftime.
A sack from Jadeveon Clowney of Roethlisberger upheld the Steelers to their own 4-yard line. Later a dropkick, Donovan Peoples-Jones got 39 yards on a catch-and-go through the Steelers auxiliary to get into scoring position. Later two runs from Nick Chubb crawled the Browns nearer, David Njoku’s 3-yard score got the Browns on the board.
Boswell extended the lead back out again with field objectives from 50 and 48 yards to make it a 19-7 game with simply 5:48 left.
Harrison Bryant got a 1-yard score from Mayfield to manage the lead to 19-14 with 1:10 left. Then, at that point, Harris broke free for a 37-yard score pursue the Steelers recuperated an onside kick to take care of the game.
Roethlisberger stooped out the triumph later Tre Norwood blocked Mayfield with 10 seconds left to play.
Mayfield finished 16-of-38 passes for 185 yards with two scores and two capture attempts.