Steelers fans will likely be chanting "it's only the preseason" until they go to sleep tonight.
That may not help.
It was a particularly ugly first half for the Steelers, as they fell behind 17-6 to the host Washington Redskins in a half that saw three turnovers and two more quarters without an offensive touchdown.
The Steelers offensive line appeared to reach new lows, as they were savaged repeatedly by a quality defensive effort from Washington.
Here are the first half stats.
|Passing 1st downs||4||6|
|Rushing 1st downs||3||1|
|1st downs from penalties||4||1|
|3rd down efficiency||0-for-4||1-for-4|
|4th down efficiency||0-0||0-0|
|Yards per pass||8||9.6|
|Yards per rush||4.1||2.7|
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||0-2||1-for-2|
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