2017 Year In Review – Chapter X: KC Masterpiece Ignites Winning

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    But things took an odd twist a play later when Pittsburgh failed to land the safety kick, the Chiefs recovering the pooch and taking possession at the Steelers’ 32. The defense did hold them to a field goal.,womens Carl Nassib Jersey,

    featuring Le’Veon Bell,The offense,Authentic Joe Mixon Jersey, responded with a 12-play touchdown drive that ended with a three-yard touchdown run as the Steelers retook a lead they would never relinquish for the remaining 44 minutes and 55 seconds.

    The two teams exchanged a trio of three-and-out drives before Pittsburgh would add another field goal to extend the lead to 12-3 by halftime. The next 20-plus minutes would be rather quiet before the scoring began again.

    The Chiefs added a shock touchdown off a defensive breakdown when Alex Smith hit De’Anthony Thomas for a 57-yard score. It was the first of what would prove to be many 40-plus-yard passing plays the defense would give up over the final 11 games of the regular season.

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    and then Mike Tomlin called upon James Harrison to help them close out the game,Authentic Corey Coleman Jersey,That reclaimed a two-possession lead, and he responded, but the Chiefs responded with another field goal, recording his lone sack of the season with the Steelers against Eric Fisher.Authentic Jake Elliott Jersey,

    It was a big day for Bell, who had 155 receiving yards on eight receptions. The Killer Bs controlled the offense for the day, who rushed for 179 yards on 32 carries, as they so often have over the past four years. And they continued to beat the Chiefs, and Brown,womens Joe Mixon Jersey,womens Jordan Willis Jersey, as they now have three times in a row,Authentic Carl Lawson Jersey,Authentic Josh Malone Jersey, and in six of their last seven meetings.

    among their longest streaks in team history,They would go on to win eight games in a row,womens Jake Elliott Jersey, and the longest since 2004.