Game Blog: Steelers at Packers

FINAL: Steelers 34, Packers 51

Two-Minute Warning: Steelers 34, Packers 51

Fourth Quarter: Steelers 34, Packers 51
Scoring Play: Joshua Dobbs 22-yard touchdown pass to James Washington. Two-point conversion failed.
Scoring Summary: 7-75-3:51

Fourth Quarter: Steelers 28, Packers 51
Scoring Play: Mason Crosby 50-yard field goal.
Scoring Summary: 10-58-5:20

L.J. Fort comes in strong for the sack.

End of Third Quarter: Steelers 28, Packers 48

Third Quarter: Steelers 28, Packers 48
Scoring Play: Jaylan Samuels one-yard touchdown run. Two-point conversion failed.
Scoring Summary: 9-80-4:41

James Washington goes deep for a 54-yard reception. He is fun to watch.

And while we are at it ... why not take a look below at that TD of his.

Third Quarter: Steelers 22, Packers 48
Scoring Play: DeShone Kizer 82-yard touchdown pass to Jake Kumerow.
Scoring Summary: 2-83-0:59

Third Quarter: Steelers 22, Packers 41
Scoring Play: Joshua Dobbs 19-yard touchdown pass to James Washington. Dobbs two-point conversion run.
Scoring Summary: 3-45-1:19

That catch by James Washington - he wanted that bad. Touchdown.

Third Quarter: Steelers 14, Packers 41
Scoring Play: Josh Jackson 22-yard interception return for a touchdown.

And Dobbs night starts like Rudolph's did ... a pick six by the Packers.

Joshua Dobbs is in the game at quarterback on the Steelers first drive of the second half.

Game action photos from the Steelers' second preseason game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

Halftime: Steelers 14, Packers 34

Active first half. Steelers will come out in the second half with Joshua Dobbs at QB.

Second Quarter: Steelers 14, Packers 34
Scoring Play: DeShone Kizer one-yard touchdown pass to Robert Tonyan.
Scoring Summary: 8-51-3:51

Rudolph under a lot of pressure on that drive. The one sack he fumbled and recovered his own. The other sack is forcing a punt.

A 2018 Preseason game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers on Thursday August 16, 2018.

Second Quarter: Steelers 14, Packers 27
Scoring Play: Mason Crosby 53-yard field goal.
Scoring Summary: 6-17-2:43

Bud Dupree with the sack from right outside linebacker. This is Dupree's first action in the preseason.

The second quarter is underway ... and the Packers are on the board again.

Second Quarter: Steelers 14, Packers 24
Scoring Play: Brett Hundley 10-yard touchdown run.
Scoring Summary: 5-65-1:42

A crazy first quarter has come to an end:
Steelers 14
Packers 17

And yes, it took 52 minutes to play that quarter.

Vince Williams has been bringing a lot of pressure tonight. He is looking good.

A 2018 Preseason game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers on Thursday August 16, 2018.

Mason Rudolph has definitely responded after a tough start. That's a very positive sign.

First Quarter: Steelers 14, Packers 17
Scoring Play: Mason Crosby 36-yard field goal.
Scoring Summary: 10-51-5:30

First Quarter: Steelers 14, Packers 14
Scoring Play: Mason Rudolph four-yard touchdown pass to JuJu Smith-Schuster.
Scoring Summary: 2-25-0:38

Terrell Edmunds with the forced fumble and recovery on the kickoff. Steelers ball at the 25-yard line.

This drive was all James Conner....

First Quarter: Steelers 7, Packers 14
Scoring Play: James Conner 26-yard touchdown run.
Scoring Summary: 3-73-1:11

The Steelers get on the plus side of yardage with James Conner's eight-yard run. Conner got the ball again and answered with a 24-yard run and a facemask tacked on at the end.

After forcing a punt, which only went 30 yards, the Packers offense clicked and the Steelers are now down 14-0.

First Quarter: Steelers 0, Packers 14
Scoring Play: Aaron Rogers eight-yard touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham.
Scoring Summary: 5-40-1:33

Mason Rudolph's first pass of the night is intercepted by Tramon Williams and returned for a touchdown.

First Quarter: Steelers 0, Packers 7
Scoring Play: Tramon Williams 25-yard interception return for a touchdown.

Steelers win the toss and will receive. Here We Go from Green Bay.

A 2018 Preseason game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers on Thursday August 16, 2018.

The captains.

Offense keeps moving forward: The Steelers offense continues to evolve under new coordinator Randy Fichtner, and for those looking for answers on how far it’s come, it’s simple. Time will tell.

“We are going through a transition with Randy as a coordinator, but we do have continuity in that he’s been here and been a part of us,” said Tomlin. “The language and terminology and things are changing, so a lot of the things that you are referring to or clarity that you are seeking is going to be revealed in play calling and rhythm in terms of how the game is played out. We’ll continue to get prepared and that will be revealed to all of us as we push through the season.”

A 2018 Preseason game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers on Thursday August 16, 2018.

Mason Rudolph looking focused pregame. Rudolph will start tonight against the Packers.

A look at pregame warmups and locker room prep before the Steelers' second preseason game against the Green Bay Packers.

Steelers-Packers - Kickoff 8 p.m. - Lambeau Field

Follow along for all of the latest from the Steelers second preseason game.

Flipping for him: Another young player who has drawn a lot of attention, and opened a lot of eyes, is rookie Damoun Patterson, who was signed after rookie minicamp when he came in for a tryout. Patterson had six receptions for 77 yards and a 29-yard touchdown reception, followed by an epic backflip, in the preseason opener against the Eagles. The key now is to continue in that same direction this week against the Packers.

“It's safe to say you can characterize that as a positive first performance,” said Tomlin. “Let's see if he can build upon the positive aspects of that performance and some negative within that performance that I'm sure we're not discussing – see if we can minimize that. He is just an example.

“All of those guys that played in that game have aspects of their play that fall into those categories, and those are the ways that we're challenging them as we step into the second stadium. a lot of those guys you had thoughts about maybe what they're capable of. You see evidence of it out here. But until you step into a stadium and you're playing football, with all of the moving parts and variables that occur in a stadium, you don't know. It is a big opportunity to build and to accentuate the positive and work to minimize the things that weren't.”

Evaluations continue: Training camp came to a close on Tuesday, but player evaluations are far from over before the 53-man roster is determined. The Steelers have three preseason games remaining, including tonight's game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

Among those getting a closer look, especially with T.J. Watt missing time in camp, are outside linebackers Keion Adams and Olasunkanmi Adeniyi.

“They’ve had their moments. They’re both adjusting,” said Coach Mike Tomlin. “Guys that played defensive end like positions at times in college. Not displeased with what I’ve seen. We have more work to do in both instances. It’s less about outside linebacker play and more about their adjustments in the special teams phase of the game. How they get acclimated to playing in space and some of the responsibility associated with that play as well. You can’t evaluate young outside backers or young defenders specifically without including that element of the equation in the evaluation.”

A 2018 Preseason game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers on Thursday August 16, 2018.

T.J. Watt getting some work in before the game, even though he isn't expected to play.

A 2018 Preseason game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers on Thursday August 16, 2018.

Joe Haden is game night ready.

Quarterbacks Joshua Dobbs and Mason Rudolph will see action tonight, while Ben Roethlisberger and Landry Jones will not play. For a full report on who is in, who is out, watch Coach Mike Tomlin's press conference below.

WATCH

Local broadcast on KDKA-TV – Game coverage begins at 8:00 p.m. ET; Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on KDKA; Postgame coverage starts immediately following the game on Pittsburgh’s CW

  • Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Charlie Batch (color) and Missi Matthews (sideline) are on the call.
  • Not in the Pittsburgh market? Click here to see a list of the Steelers preseason TV network affiliates.
  • For the first time, fans located in most Steelers preseason affiliate markets can also watch a live stream of the game on their desktop computer. CLICK HERE to see if this live stream is available in your market.
  • Not in any of the Steelers preseason TV affiliate markets? Watch LIVE preseason games and replays of all regular season games online with NFL Game Pass.

LISTEN

  • Steelers Radio Network - Game coverage begins at 8:00 p.m. ET; Pregame programming begins at 4:00 p.m.; Postgame coverage starts immediately following the game.
  • Bill Hillgrove (play-by-play), Tunch Ilkin (color analyst) and Craig Wolfley (sideline) are on the call.
  • Fans in the Pittsburgh area can listen locally on WDVE 102.5 FM & WBGG 970 AM.
  • The Steelers Radio Network will broadcast the game live through our radio affiliates. Click here for a list of our radio affiliates.
  • The game broadcast is also carried on Steelers Nation Radio (SNR). SNR is streamed on Steelers.com and the Official Steelers Mobile App. Fans can listen to the game broadcast on SNR from anywhere in the world on Steelers.com. NFL geographical restrictions apply to the Mobile App stream.

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