Despite Detroit starting the second half with the football, an early three-and-out gave Pittsburgh their first possession of the second half. Roethlisberger continued to make good plays on third downs, and when it looked like he hit Antonio Brown for a touchdown, offensive pass interference negated the play. The drive’s end result was another Boswell field goal to give Pittsburgh a 12-10 lead.
Detroit’s next drive was more of the same, with Stafford moving the team into the red-zone without much resistance. When stopped on 3rd-and-goal from the two-yard line, the Lions decided to go for it on 4th down, and Stafford was sacked.
It took just three plays for Roethlisberger to hit JuJu Smith-Schuster for a 97-yard touchdown pass to give the Steelers a 20-12 lead.
The Lions were driving to start the fourth quarter...