Game Day Blog: Steelers-Panthers (9/3)



Injury Update:Kelvin Palmer (knee) will not return to game.
Fourth Quarter: Steelers 6, Panthers 23Scoring Play: Josh Scobee 27-yard field goal
Scoring Summary: 8-71-4:19

Fourth Quarter: Steelers 3, Panthers 23Scoring Play: Graham Gano 27-yard field
Scoring Summary: 9-62-5:04Third Quarter: Steelers 3, Panthers 20Scoring Play: Graham Gano 23-yard field goal
Scoring Summary: 12-75-4:41

Third Quarter: Steelers 3, Panthers 17Scoring Play: Josh Scobee 27-yard field goal
Scoring Summary: 8-21-4:00

Key Play: Roosevelt Nix with the blocked punt.

Second Quarter: Steelers 0, Panthers 17Scoring Play: Joe Webb 23-yard pass to Marcus Lucas
Scoring Summary: 10-80-1:37
Second Quarter: Steelers 0, Panthers 10
Scoring Play: Jordan Todman 49-yard touchdown run.
Scoring Summary: 6-74-2:53Second Quarter: Steelers 0, Panthers 3
Scoring Play: Graham Gano 23-yard field goal
Scoring Summary: 13-60-7:17

The Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field for the team's final preseason game of 2015.


An inside look at pregame warm-ups at Heinz Field from the Pittsburgh Steelers' final 2015 preseason game against the Carolina Panthers.

Youth Football celebrated**

The Steelers joined the NFL in recognizing USA Football Month with activities during Thursday's preseason game against the Panthers, focusing on the game's future players.

The Steelers continue to promote USA Football's Heads Up Football, a nationwide program focused on safety in all levels of the game, starting with the youngest players. More than 5,500 youth football leagues across the country participate in Heads Up Football, reaching the high school level this year.  

Among the features during the game to highlight USA Youth Football Month are the following:

  • Dick's Sporting Goods Youth Football game played at halftime between Thomas Jefferson and Steel Valley
  • Erie Cathedral Prep Air Force Junior ROTC Color Guard
  • In-stadium banners


Happening at Heinz Field today:**

-- Season ticket holders kick things off pregame by unfurling a 60-yard Terrible Towel.  

-- The National Anthem will be sung by Chris Jamison, a contestant on Season 4 of "The Voice."   

-- Sergeant Antwan Sorrells will be honored as the ATI Hometown Hero. Sorrells was an Army Ranger with the 2nd 75th Ranger Regiment and took part in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom and received several awards and commendations including the Joint Service Commendation Medal and Joint Service Achievement Medal.

-- The Dick's Sporting Goods co-captains for today's game are Justin Schmidt and Gavin Yarbrough.

-- The Terrible Towel Twirl will be started by the Beckley West Virginia Flag and Youth Football team, coached by the ATI Hometown Hero Sergeant Antwan Sorrells.

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