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Steelers vs. Titans score update: Roethlisberger, Wallace connect to give Pittsburgh 10-6 lead after 1st quarter

The Tennessee Titans opened up the scoring against the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night, taking an early 3-0 lead in the first quarter, but quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's 82-yard touchdown pass to receiver Mike Wallace gave Pittsburgh the 10-6 lead at the end of the first quarter of play.

Roethlisberger hit Wallace on a high-arching toss on the Steelers' first play of their second drive.



The Titans took the game's first possession 69 yards in nine plays, setting up a 22-yard field goal by kicker Rob Bironas that, as you can see below, bonked sideways off an upright and in.



Pittsburgh responded on their opening drive of the contest with a 29-yard field goal by kicker Shaun Suisham after marching 44 yards in seven plays. The drive's big play came when Roethlisberger hit running back Isaac Redman for a 33-yard completion on a third-and-6 from around midfield.

Late in the quarter, Tennessee drove 52 yards in eight plays, and Bironas knocked in a 38-yard field goal to narrow the Steelers' lead to four.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.