The Chiefs began the second quarter with a third-and-goal on the Steelers' 3-yard line but were unable to punch it in, settling for a field goal to extend their lead to 10-0.
The Pittsburgh Steelers then took over with 14:20 remaining in the half. Roethlisberger led the offense on an 11-play, 37-yard drive, but stalled on the Kansas City 17-yard line. Shaun Suisham converted a 35-yard field goal to cut the deficit to seven points, at 10-3.
The Steelers forced the Chiefs to punt from their own 12-yard line on the following possession, giving Pittsburgh the ball at midfield. Ben Roethlisberger then proceeded to march his offense down to Kansas City goalline, where he hooked up with Mike Wallace on an amazing, one-handed touchdown reception to tie the game, 10-10.
At the half, Ben Roethlisberger is 9-of-17 for 84 yards and one touchdown, while running back Jonathan Dwyer leads the Pittsburgh rushing attack with seven rushes for 35 yards. Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassell has converted 5-of-9 passes for 78 yards. Jamaal Charles has one rushing touchdown and 65 total yards on the ground.