Steelers vs. Redskins: Score and Twitter Reaction for Monday Night Football

September 13, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Pittsburgh Steelers utilized a balanced offense to pull away from Washington and earn a 38-16 victory to open their season Monday.
Antonio Brown was as good as ever, finishing with eight catches for 126 yards and two touchdowns. Ben Roethlisberger was able to drop the ball wherever he wanted, totaling 300 passing yards and three touchdowns in the Week 1 win.
Matt Williamson of The Score noted a major difference in the game:
DeAngelo Williams—starting at running back in place of the suspended Le'Veon Bell—was a major force, especially in the second half. He came through with 143 rushing yards and two touchdowns to go with 28 receiving yards on six catches. Matt Jones led Washington with 24 rushing yards.
Kirk Cousins struggled with his consistency, finishing 30-of-43 for 329 passing yards but also missing a lot of targets while throwing two interceptions.
Perhaps most importantly, the Steelers came through on the game's biggest plays, finish...

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