Originally written November 13, 2012 on Football Nation:
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs slugged and sloshed their way through the rain and slick conditions Monday night in Pittsburgh at Heinz Field, battling the elements and each other.The Steelers were just a little better, overcoming an injury to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and sloppy play to escape with a 16-13 overtime win over the Chiefs.The Hero of the Game is awarded to Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons for picking off Kansas City quarterback Matt Cassel in overtime at the KC 28 yard line that set up the game-winning field goal.On a night when the Pittsburgh offense was out of sync, especially after Big Ben went down with an injury, and the Steelers struggling to eek out a win to keep pace in the AFC North, Timmons' interception was the play of the game.A loss to the Chiefs would have been demoralizing, and Lawrence Timmons made the key play at the right time to propel the Steelers into a big showdown next week with their rivals, the Baltimore R...
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