NFL: Joe Burrow mistreated, dramatic victory for the Steelers against the Bengals


The Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers set the bar high as the curtain raisers to their respective seasons with a crazy game. After a transformation and two missed field goals for the victory on both sides, it was finally Chris Boswell who played the heroes with a winning field goal from 53 yards. The Steelers handed the Bengals a 23-20 overtime loss.

Bengals kicker Evan McPherson missed a one-run conversion late in the 4e quarterback and a 29-yard field goal in midovertime, both times with the chance to give Cincinnati the win.

Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow was battered by the Steelers defense, but he worked magic alongside trusty sidekick Ja’Marr Chase to force overtime.

Burrow had a disastrous start

Burrow, who finished the game with 33 completions, 338 passing yards and two touchdowns, also had four of his passes intercepted. Burrow had four turnovers in the first half alone, three of them on interceptions. Burrow also had seven quarterback sacks.

During his moments of success, Burrow was supported by Chase, who accumulated 129 yards of gains while catching 10 balls.

The Super Bowl finalists seemed headed for a curtain-raiser loss until the Burrow-Chase combination acted up. With four seconds to play at 4e quarterback, Burrow joined Chase on six yards to tie the game at 20-20. Kicker McPherson had the win on the toe, but his one-point conversion was blocked by Minkah Fitzpatrick and overtime was needed.

McPherson’s troubles were still far from over. The kicker had the win on the toe for a second time in overtime, but missed a field goal from 29 yards to end the game.

Then a little later, it was Boswell who was the victim of a bit of bad luck. His 55-yard field goal attempt, also for the win, hit the post head-on. On the last play of the game, Boswell finally managed a field goal from 53 yards to offer a dramatic victory for the Steelers.

“It’s good to come here in a hostile environment and not to flinch. Especially with the number of new players in the roster, whether rookies or newcomers,” Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said.

In his first game with the Steelers, quarterback Mitchell Trubisky completed 21 of 38 passes and rushed for 194 yards. He completed a touchdown pass to Najee Harris at 2e quarter.

“It was pretty crazy. It was going back and forth, Trubisky said. We learned a lot about our team. We fought and we stayed united. We have to refine our game a bit, but we found a way to win. Winning is fun. »

Watt hurts with his shoulders and hands

Fitzpatrick also scored a touchdown on the Bengals’ first offensive streak, intercepting a ball thrown by Burrow.

In the win, the Bengals also lost receiver Tee Higgins to a concussion. He took a tackle to the head of Terrell Edmunds in the second quarter, before leaving.

The win could also cost the Steelers dearly, who saw Harris leave the game. TJ Watt is also said to have injured his pecs.

Chase creates equality; Pittsburgh blocks the winning kick!



Laisser un commentaire