Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/5/12
On a night where many in New York were still suffering from the after effects of Hurricane Sandy, there were a lucky few that attended a hard fought battle between the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers. It was a sloppy game by both teams but Pittsburgh managed to pull out a big victory, 24-20.The first quarter was a dud as both teams punted on their first two possessions of the game. New York quarterback Eli Manning made the first mistake of the game when he threw an interception on New York’s third drive, late in the 1st quarter. Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took advantage and led Pittsburgh 58 yards on 11 plays, capped by a four yard touchdown pass to wide out Emmanuel Sanders.Manning and New York responded on their next drive as they drove 72 yards in only eight plays. Running back Andre Brown plunged in for a one yard touchdown and the score was knotted at 7-7.It took less than two minutes for the next score. This time it was Roethlisberger’s turn to make a mis...
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