Found October 09, 2012 on Football Nation:
The 2-2 Pittsburgh Steelers will battle the slumping 1-4 Tennessee Titans at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday night.The Steelers are coming off a last second FG that led to a 16-14 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, and a strong defensive effort that held Eagles running back LeSean McCoy to only 53 yards on 16 carries. The Steelers will lean on running back Rashard Mendenhall against a Titan defense that is giving up 162 yards a game on the ground.The Titans will look to end their two-game losing streak, as they are coming off a 30-7 blowout loss to the Minnesota Vikings. The Titans allowed Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder to throw for 258 yards and two touchdowns, and will face another tough challenge against Ben Roethlisberger this week.Here are three things that will happen in Thursday night's game that may surprise you...1. Matt Hasselbeck will throw for 275 yards and two touchdowns.The Steelers rank 14th in the NFL in passing defense, allowing only 240 ya...
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