It's easy to cast a pall over the Steelers due to an abysmal offensive performance in their Week 1 loss to Tennessee. But it overshadows a pretty outstanding defensive effort, led by Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon.
On the flip side, it's still extremely difficult to discuss this game without mentioning the offense, as highlighted by right tackle Marcus Gilbert's performance that earned him a -3.5. Among his
highlights lowlights were two sacks allowed and three pressures on quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who appeared skittish by the end of the game.
The Titans got a game-high +4.9 from defensive tackle Jurrell Casey, who abused Steelers center Kelvin Beachum (-2.5) pretty much from the first snap Beachum was in for Maurkice Pouncey.
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