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Steelers vs. Titans Preseason Week 3: 2nd quarter in-game update

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1st Quarter In-Game Update

The second quarter started with Mariota still in the game, but after a three-and-out the Titans were forced to punt the football back to Pittsburgh.

In a surprising move, the Steelers’ put Roethlisberger out on the field to start the second quarter for a third drive of the game. After moving into Tennessee territory, again, the Steelers’ went for it on 4th-and-1, but an incomplete pass intended for Smith-Schuster gave the ball back to Tennessee on downs.

After another Tennessee three-and-out, thanks to a sack by Vince Williams, the punt team was called on again for Mike Vrabel’s team.

With Landry Jones taking over for the Pittsburgh offense midway through the 2nd quarter, there was little production, and Jordan Berry was called on for the second time this game.

On third down, Mariota was flushed out of the pocket by Bud Dupree and his pass was intercepted by rookie Terrell Edmunds. Although the preseason, it was the rookie’s first interception of his young career.

On third down, Mariota was flushed out of the pocket by Bud Dupree and his pass was intercepted by rookie Terrell Edmunds. Although the preseason, it was the rookie’s first interception of his young career.

However, a third down pass which went in-and-out of Justin Hunter’s hands resulted in an interception, giving the ball right back to the Titans. Nonetheless, the Steelers’ defense, still sporting its starters, stymied the Titans offense and forced another three-and-out.

With 1:11 left in the half, and all three timeouts remaining, Landry Jones had a chance to put points on the board starting at the Tennessee 47-yard line. However, Chris Boswell was called on for a 42-yard field goal, and the kick equated in a 10-0 Steelers lead heading into halftime.

The Titans will receive the football to start the third quarter.