Originally written October 28, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
PITTSBURGH -- Robert Griffin III might be the freshly anointed one, but Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers showed the Washington Redskins' rookie quarterback what an elite performance looks like. Roethlisberger was an efficient 24 of 33 for 222 yards and three touchdowns, Jonathan Dwyer carried 17 times for 107 yards, and Pittsburgh's defense stymied Griffin in the Steelers' 27-12 win at Heinz Field. "Everyone kind of forgot about our defense because of the way we've been playing these last few weeks," Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley said. "We just got back to playing our style of football, and that's attacking." Griffin came into the game with the NFL community buzzing about his performance through the first seven weeks. However, the Steelers shut down his ability to run (six carries, 8 yards) while also limiting rookie running Alfred Morris (13 carries, 59 yards). With no running game to lean on, Griffin tried to carry...
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