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Old 12-29-2009, 11:17 PM   #5
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Default Re: 2010 Steelers Journal

Week 1 - Game Report


8:30 PM ET, September 14, 2010
M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, MD
NBC


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Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0) at Baltimore Ravens (0-0)


Ravens steal the show against the Steelers

Santonio Holmes had 4 receptions for 9 yards before leaving the game

Game Photos
Joe Flacco gets sacked by James Harrison early in the first quarter.
Hines Ward stiff arms a defender
Rookie Bryan Evans gets his first start of his NFL Career in the absence of Ike Taylor

Box Score
- 00 - 03 - 07 - 08 -18

- 07 - 07 - 07 - 03 -24

PITTSBURGH, PA —

It was over when...
With 8 minutes left, the Ravens successfully converted a field goal to put the Ravens up 21-10.

Game Ball
The Pittsburgh steelers did not allow a 100 yard rusher for 34 consecutive games, Newly signed back Dominic Rhodes gained 106 yards on 22 carries including a 37 yard touchdown run.

With Dick Lebeau ill and Ike Taylor in a holdout, the Steelers gave up 180 yards in the first half, most by air.

In the Ravens first posession James Harrison sacked Flacco, they then gained a 12 yard run but then threw a near 50 yard touchdown as William Gay got burnt by Dominick Hixon.

William Gay kept getting burned and Joe Burnett couldn't cover Todd Heap, which could be the story of the 2009 Steelers with the absence of Ike Taylor. The Steelers made a game of it in the fourth quarter, but the Ravens dominated the Steelers in this one.


Dominque Foxworth completley shutdown Santonio Holmes as Ben Roethlisberger found it hard to find targets.

It doesn't get much easier as the Steelers travel to Boston to face the Patriots.

The Steelers had not lost an opening season game since 2002 which they lost to the Patriots 30-14

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