NFL Week 12 prime performs: Steelers prime Colts on Monday Night Football

Week 12 of the NFL season has come to a detailed, as Kenny Pickett and the Pittsburgh Steelers (4-7) outlasted Matt Ryan and the Indianapolis Colts (4-7-1) on Monday Night Football.

Right here had been the highest performs!

Pittsburgh Steelers 24, Indianapolis Colts 17

What an interception!

After the Steelers took an early 3-0 lead, they took the ball again rapidly when James Pierre made an athletic interception off Matt Ryan, establishing Pittsburgh on the Indianapolis 38-yard line. The drive stalled, nevertheless, and the Steelers had been compelled to punt.

Sacks on sacks

Yannick Ngakoue got here off the sting and charged by means of to sack Kenny Pickett on the Colts’ 38 for his second sack of the drive. This one seems to be a defensive battle. The Colts completed the primary quarter with zero yards of offense. 

Off the hook

Matthew Wright’s boot from 52 yards out caromed off the fitting objective submit and in, elevating the Steelers’ result in 6-0.

Chuck it deep

Pickett threw a deep shot down the sideline and located George Pickens for a 35-yard achieve. The acrobatic rookie wideout acquired each ft down on the bottom earlier than tumbling out of bounds.

A stroll within the park

Najee Harris capitalized on the large play by dashing by means of the Colts protection and into the tip zone for the primary landing of the sport, making it 13-0.

Unstoppable

Benny Snell Jr. rushed straight up the center of the sphere for a robust 16-yard achieve, establishing one other discipline objective earlier than halftime. The Steelers lead 16-3.

A spark …

Dallis Flowers opened the second half with an incredible 89-yard kickoff return to the Pittsburgh 19-yard line, placing the Colts within the purple zone.

A flame!

Jonathan Taylor completed the drive by dashing for a landing, slicing the deficit to 6 factors. Now we have a recreation. 

Down for the depend

Najee Harris was dominated out with an stomach harm following a terrific offensive contribution for the Steelers within the first half.

Steamroller

Taylor regarded invincible as he powers previous 4 defenders for a primary down.

Missed Alternative

Taylor and Ryan fumbled a essential alternate on the objective line, blowing an opportunity to drag forward of Pittsburgh. Chris Wormley recovers the ball for the Steelers, and the rating stays 16-10.

Within the zone

Ryan discovered rookie Jelani Woods for a 29-yard achieve to arrange first-and-goal.

Lead change

Michael Pittman Jr. capped it off with a 6-yard landing reception, and the Colts overtake the Steelers 17-16!

Not for lengthy

Benny Snell Jr. leaped into the tip zone on a 2-yard carry to place the Steelers again on prime, 22-17

Making essentially the most

George Pickens acquired open in the long run zone and caught a move from Pickett for the two-point conversion, making it 24-17.

SIU

George Pickens channels his inside Cristiano Ronaldo and strikes the SIU pose in celebration of the Steelers’ rating, proof that the World Cup craze has transcended to American soccer. 

Final likelihood

The Colts drove into Steelers territory on their remaining drive, however puzzling clock administration and a scarcity of execution finally doomed Indy in its 24-17 loss.

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