Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 9/16/12
This was a huge game for the Steelers, and not just because it was the home opener. Going down 0-2 on the season was just not something that Lamarr Woodley or anyone else on the team was willing to concede. It was imperative to start out strong in this game, get the home crowd into it and gain some confidence after a tough loss last Sunday night in Denver. The Jets came in after a big week 1 win against the Bills and looking to keep their momentum going at Heinz Field. The Steelers won the coin toss and elected to receive. Their first possession was a sign of things to come as they went on a 10 play drive that lasted 5:53 and was finished off by a Sean Suisham 45 yd FG. It wasn’t a pretty kick but it went through and the Steelers were up 3-0. The Jets took their opening drive and went right down the field on their own 8 play, 90 yd drive which finished off on a Mark Sanchez to Santonio Holmes 14 yd TD pass. Earlier in the drive, Ike Taylor was called on a phantom pass interference t...
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