The Sunday Night Football week 1 matchup of Pittsburgh Steelers vs Denver Broncos are all set tonight at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Check this page for Steelers vs Broncos score updates and highlights.
Peyton Manning returns to NFL action with the Broncos in post-Tebow era.broke the Steelers heart in the playoff last season in one pass to he threw to Demaryius Thomas for an 80-yard touchdown on the first offensive play of overtime to end Pittsburgh's season.
But that was then, tonight Manning time as he makes his much-anticipated debut after recovering from multiple neck surgeries. Manning looks good during the preseason and expect that to continue as long as he's healhty, "I know how hard I've worked to get back to this position and how much time I've put in to rehabbing and how much time I continue to put in," said Manning, "I'm going to play as hard as I possibly can, so that's really all I know to do."
The Broncos offense might be good but their leading tackler linebacker D.J. Williams is out for a six-game drug suspension. The Manning will trust his offensive linemen to cover their priced quarterback from a vicious hit or else it's the end of story. They won't get Tebow back once Manning is injured again. Manning won't rely on his long ball asis the leading rusher with 1,199 yards last year. , rookie Ronnie Hillman and are ready in the mix.
Steelers quarterbackis still the man for the Steelers but lost due to retirement. Mike Wallace is back after the useless holdout and add Antonio Brown for Big Ben targets. Their defense is not good as before but still good to carry coach Tomlin's team to the playoff deeper.
Rashard Mendenhall nursing torn ACL suffered in January is doubtful to play. Backup Steelers vs Broncos live score updates and highlights.has sore hip but will play, to split with third-year back Jonathan Dwyer. Check this page for
PIT 0 - 0 DEN
2nd Quarter At 10:10 Shaun Suisham kicked a 21-yard field goal PIT 3 - 0 DEN
At 5:16 Moreno rushed for 7 yard gain touchdown PIT 3 - 7 DEN
At 0:28 Roethlisberger passed to Heath Miller for 4 yard gain touchdown PIT 10 - 7 DEN
3rd Quarter At 6:05 Suisham kicked a 35-yard field goal PIT 13 - 7 DEN
At 5:29 Manning passed to Demaryius Thomas for 71 yard gain touchdown PIT 13 - 14 DEN
4th Quarter At 14:11 Roethlisberger passed to Mike Wallace for 3 yard gain (2pt attempt failed, Ben pass to Pope) PIT 19 - 14 DEN
At 9:23 Manning passed to Tamme for 1 yard gain (2pt attempt converted, Manning pass to McGahee) PIT 19 - 22 DEN
At 3:00 Prater kicked a 26-yard field goal PIT 19 - 25 DEN
At 1:58 Porter intercepted Roethlisberger for 43 yards (2pt attempt failed) PIT 19 - 31 DEN - Final Score
Peyton Manning is 19 of 26 with 253 yds and 2 TDs
Ben Roethlisberger sacked 5 times and Manning twice