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Steelers Vs. Texans: Pittsburgh Falls In Houston, 17-10

The Steelers fell to 2-2 on the season after a road loss in Houston, where the Texans held on to win 17-10. Matt Schaub was relatively quiet, throwing for only 138 yards as Houston was powered by Arian Foster, who carried the ball a whopping 30 times for 155 yards.

Ben Roethlisberger was 16 for 30 for 206 yards. On their final drive, Big Ben took a nasty hit below the waist, a direct shot to his knee by JJ Watt. Whether inadvertent or not, this was the second such hit he’s taken this season. Watt was flagged on the play, negating a Jonathan Joseph interception return for a touchdown. Ben was shaken up but stayed in the game to finish out the final drive.

The Steelers would move the ball out to the 40 but their hopes for a two minute drill victory would end there, when Roethlisberger was intercepted on a deep hail mary-esque heave towards the end zone with 19 seconds left.

Schaub would kneel to end the game and seal the Texans victory.

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