AFC Conference Weekend- Game Report
1:00 PM ET, February 1, 2011
LP Field, Nashville, TN
Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4)
at Tennessee Titans (12-4)
Steelers are going to Super Bowl XLV
After all the smack talk Chris Johnson gave, he injured his pectoral early on ending his playoff run
Santonio Holmes recieves a catch in double coverage
Rashard Mendenhall plowes in for the touchdown
Mike Wallace goes behind recievers for the long touchdown run
Ben Roethlisberger dumps a rusher on it's head
David Gerrard flies over Troy Polamalu
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PITTSBURGH, PA —
It was over when...
With 45 seconds left, The Steelers leading 21-14, Lones Seiber kicked them to the Super Bowl and putting them out of reach with 24-14.
Rashard Mendenhall rushed for 83 yards on 13 carries which included 2 touchdowns.
The Pittsburgh Steelers travelled to LP Field to face off against a Titan side who had the #3 defence and the #4 offense, Pittsburgh entered with the #3 offense.
The Steelers got off to a fast start after Rashard Mendenhall plowed into the endzone putting them up 7-0 but they still wasn't satisfied as the next series Ben Roethlisberger connected with Mike Wallace on a 85 yard touchdown pass.
The Steelers benched Ben Roethlisberger and Ryan Fitzpatrick replaced him, soon afterwards David Gerrard ran in a 16 yard touchdown. But it all went quiet in the 3rd quarter and erupted in the 4th.
As the 4th quarter started David Gerrard connected with Kenny Britt on a 48 yard touchdown to bring life back into the Titans at 21-14, but the Steelers held the ball too long to give them enough opportunities to take the game to overtime as the Titans
again struck back but it was all too late as Lones Seiber sealed their fate.
Troy Polamalu suffered a upper arm fracture and will be sidelined for the Super Bowl, Rookie Bryan Evans will start.
Hines Ward celebrates as the Steelers go back to the Superbowl for the start of a new decade.