Monday Night Football: T.J. Watt’s four sacks convey Steelers to 26-14 victory over Browns

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.


Josh Allen, Stefon Diggs convey Bills to 38-9 win higher than Patriots: Monday Night Football

It was totally clear on Monday night concerning which group was going to the end of the season games as the AFC East hero and which group will watch the end of the season games from home without precedent for a very long time.

Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs insistently conveyed the Buffalo Bills to a 38-9 triumph over the New England Patriots on Monday night.

Allen threw four scores on the evening, three of which went to Diggs, as the Bills acquired a season clear of the Patriots unexpectedly since 1999. It didn’t take four full quarters to do it as Allen and Diggs both acquired a seat on the seat for the greater part of the final quarter.

Allen finished 27-of-36 passes for 320 yards and four scores while Diggs got nine of those passes for 145 yards and three scores.

All the while, Allen set the Bills establishment records for scores in a season (34) and fruitions (375), outperforming the past imprints held by Jim Kelly and Drew Bledsoe, separately.

The Patriots really drove 3-0 after a 45-yard Nick Folk field objective on the initial drive of the game.

It was all Bills from that point. Wild ox would score scores on four straight drives that did exclude a solitary stoop down to end the main half.

After a 22-yard Tyler Bass field objective, Zack Moss scored on a 5-yard score rush to give Buffalo a 10-3 lead. Cam Newton scored on a 9-yard score race to pull the Patriots back inside a point after a missed additional point from Folk.

Lee Smith got a 4-yard score pass from Allen as the Bills lead developed to 17-9 preceding Diggs hoarded the remainder of the scoring yield.

Allen and Diggs associated on a 50-yard score as Buffalo took a 24-9 lead into halftime. Diggs would add scores from 18 yards and 8 yards before the two sat down on the seat for the rest of the evening.

Newton finished only 5-of-10 passes for 34 yards prior to being pulled in the second from last quarter for Jarrett Stidham. Stidham got done with 44 passing yards on 4-of-11 passing in his restricted activity.

Newton’s 34 yards passing are the least for a Patriots beginning quarterback since Scott Secules had only 16 yards passing against the Bills in 1993. Secules left the game with a physical issue after only seven endeavors.


Bengals hand Steelers 3rd consecutive misfortune, 27-17: Monday Night Football

The last undefeated group in the NFL has now lost three straight games.

The Cincinnati Bengals dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers early and held off a subsequent half meeting in a 27-17 triumph over the Steelers on Monday night.

Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers Offense glanced totally broken in the primary half as the Bengals leaped out to a 17-0 halftime lead. The Steelers had 40 yards altogether with 7 net passing yards, two first downs and three turnovers.

Roethlisberger had finished only 7-of-16 passes for 19 yards and a block attempt with two bumbles and one lost. JuJu Smith-Schuster likewise lost a mishandle as a piece of three first half turnovers for Pittsburgh.

Ryan Finley, Cincinnati’s third unique beginning quarterback this season, didn’t do much for the Bengals. Yet, he didn’t need to with the mix-ups from the Steelers.

Finley finished only 7-of-13 passes for 89 yards. It was the principal triumph for the Bengals when they had less than 80 net passing yards since a 14-0 success over the Cleveland Browns in December 2008 with Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback. That game was played in 18 degrees with 26 mph winds.

Be that as it may, Finley likewise scrambled for 47 yards and a score to help lift the Bengals to triumph. Perhaps more significantly, he didn’t turn the ball over and the Bengals Defense shielded the Steelers offense from creating.

Every one of the 17 first half focuses for Cincinnati fell off Pittsburgh turnovers.

A Roethlisberger bumble prompted a 34-yard Austin Seibert field objective to take a 3-0 lead. Smith-Schuster bumbled off a hit from Vonn Bell that prompted a 4-yard Giovani Bernard score race to make a 10-0 lead. Roethlisberger was then taken out by Mackensie Alexander and three plays later, Finley hit Bernard for a 14-yard score to take a 17-0 lead.

Bernard had 83 yards and a score on 25 conveys for Cincinnati.

The devastating mix-ups vanished in the subsequent half however the opening for Pittsburgh was too large to move out of.

Roethlisberger hit Diontae Johnson for a 23-yard score on Pittsburgh’s initial drive of the subsequent half. Chris Boswell’s 25-yard field objective on their next drive would slice the lead to seven.

Finley would then be left unaccounted for on a read-alternative run and rushed 23 yards for a score from the get-go in the final quarter to stretch out the lead back to two scores.

William Jackson dropped a capture attempt for Cincinnati and afterward got a pass impedance call against Johnson that moved the Steelers to the 1-yard line. Benny Snell scored from a yard out on the following play as the Steelers pulled inside a score. Pittsburgh would get one final possibility with 2:18 excess. Nonetheless, they would go four-and-out with Roethlisberger forced into a toss over the head of James Washington.

The turnover on downs gave a short field that permitted a 33-yard field objective from Seibert to push the edge to 10 focuses.

Roethlisberger turned out to be only the seventh quarterback in NFL history to arrive at 60,000 passing yards for his profession during the presentation. He completed the night 20-of-38 for only 170 yards with a score, capture attempt and lost bungle.


Lose to Rams on ‘Monday Night Football’, Pirates’ early evening battles proceed

Tampa Bay is 1-3 on the public stage this season

Tampa Bay’s misfortune to the Los Angeles Rams on “Monday Night Football” proceeded with the concerning pattern of poor early evening showings for Bruce Arians’ club this season. It was no mystery around the Buccaneers that they were hoping to refine a 1-2 record on the public stage heading into this standoff with Los Angeles.

This week, the group even changed their training times in the days paving the way to this matchup to attempt to perform nearer to their pinnacle capacity. Those endeavors didn’t create a W, notwithstanding, as the Rams had the option to beat a 27-24 triumph over a Tampa Bay group that kept on looking incoherent both disagreeably and protectively.

“Everyone’s baffled,” said Arians postgame. “We played a game that we simply didn’t make very enough plays to win. Everyone’s prepared to play. That is to say, we just played a decent football crew, yet we didn’t make enough plays to win.”

Back in Week 9, the New Orleans Saints had the option to victory the Bucs, 38-3, on Sunday Night Football, while the other early evening misfortune returned Week 5 against the Chicago Bears on Thursday night where Tom Brady failed to remember it was fourth down in the end seconds of the final quarter.

At the point when you factor in those misfortunes and even Tampa Bay’s lackluster display against the New York Giants on “Monday Night Football” in Week 8 it raises real worries of how far they can go in such a season finisher run.

In this game, the offense actually watched out of sync now and again, regardless of flaunting colossal ability. Brady wasn’t especially sharp in this game either, particularly with his profound ball as he was taken out twice in the center of the field, remembering for his last pass of the night to secure the success for the Rams.

“We’re actually attempting to sort that out,” Arians said when inquired as to why Brady keeps on battling against the world class groups in the meeting.

“On occasion, we look ridiculously great, and afterward there are times when we clearly don’t. I felt extremely, agreeable in the two-minutes drive until Brady’s last block attempt. We made a few plays, however clearly, we didn’t make enough in this ballgame repulsively, protectively, and in unique groups to win.”

Tampa Bay as of now doesn’t have any more early evening games left on the timetable this season. All things considered, they are as yet in the main part of the NFC season finisher picture so there will probably come a period eventually in the postseason where the eyes of the nation will be on them once more.

On the off chance that they keep on battling in that circumstance, it could end up being what scorns them from any shot at lifting a Lombardi this year.


Drew Brees revitalizes New Orleans Saints from 17-direct shortfall toward beat Los Angeles Chargers in OT

Chalk up another uncommon achievement for Drew Brees on Monday Night Football.

Brees and the New Orleans Saints mobilized from a 20-3 shortfall on Monday to beat the Los Angeles Chargers 30-27 in extra time, denoting the second time in Brees’ vocation that the quarterback revitalized from a deficiency of 17 focuses or more noteworthy.

Brees was beforehand 1-48 in such circumstances. The other success? An exciting 46-34 triumph at Miami in 2009 – during the Saints’ Super Bowl season – in which New Orleans followed by 21.

“Definitely, this was a wild one,” Brees, 41, said on the broadcast after he got done with 325 yards, a score pass and a TD run.

Brees currently has 12 vocation OT wins, including the end of the season games, attached with Tampa Bay’s Tom Brady for the most by a beginning QB in NFL history.

When inquired as to whether he knew the historical backdrop of those 17-point rallies, Brees brought up that he was essential for Saints groups that returned from comparable edges before losing awful season finisher games at San Francisco in 2011 and Minnesota in 2017.

“So I know there’s this accurate number of 17, yet I’m certain on the off chance that we amassed during the 13s, 14s, 15s, there would be a lot more,” Brees said with a grin. “Yet, the reality is we were not playing Saints football in the principal half. There were an excessive number of slip-ups that get you beat.

“We shouldn’t have had to mount the comeback we had to mount in order to win this game.”

Nobody is proposing that these Saints (3-2) look prepared to make another Super Bowl run right now, after an all over beginning to this season and a considerably more fierce beginning to Monday night’s down, which included an excessive number of guarded breakdowns. However, they overcomed a 14-0 shortage in Detroit simply a week ago, and now they get an opportunity at a truly necessary reboot after the Week 6 bye, which ought to incorporate the arrival of star wide collector Michael Thomas.

“At the end of the day, these are growing experiences. These are learning experiences, And to have wins like this, where you really have to fight to win just like we did last week this is how you grow as a team. This is how you become battle-tested. And I think it pays dividends as you move along here.”

Drew Brees said.

Holy people mentor Sean Payton declined to expand on his choice to seat Thomas for this game after Thomas threw a punch at a colleague by and by Friday, saying that he wanted to examine “the players that played today.”

Brees said he and other group pioneers have spoken with Thomas, and “Mike is a major aspect of this group, and he’s going to be a major aspect of this group pushing ahead.”

“We had an occurrence, and Sean tended to it and we’re going to be all acceptable,” Brees said of Thomas, who missed three games due to a lower leg injury before Friday’s episode.

Brees and the Saints’ offense got off to a dreary beginning Monday before they discovered fire during a two-minute score drill before halftime.

Brees began the game 7-of-15 passing for 43 yards with a capture attempt before his solid completion. His 41-yard score pass to tight end Jared Cook included 32 air yards the second a large portion of any of his tosses this season. He likewise drove the Saints downfield for kicker Wil Lutz’s 36-yard field objective to begin extra time before New Orleans’ safeguard concocted a match dominating stop.

Brees associated with wide collector Emmanuel Sanders for a profession high 12 gets and 122 yards and with running back Alvin Kamara for a flawless, 28-yard get in close inclusion late in the final quarter.

“A few games we get what we need more than different games. In any case, what will be will be,” Kamara said. “It’s an alternate flavor to each game. Furthermore, this evening was a messy, filthy, grimy game. So we simply needed to paw and scratch and beat the competition.”

Brees has had some significant Monday Night Football exhibitions, remembering games for which he set the NFL vocation passing yardage record, the NFL profession TD pass record, the NFL single-season passing yardage record and the NFL single-game finish rate record.

Brees has a sum of 18 300-yard passing games and six games with in any event four score passes on Monday evenings both the most allied history.

New Orleans’ rebound ruined a notable Monday night execution for Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert, who turned into the primary tenderfoot to toss four TD passes on Monday Night Football.