The Steelers and Titans get it kicked off at 1pm in the Steel City. Both teams enter with high hopes and know that a win is but a simple step to a greater goal while a loss is a monster step backwards.
Tennessee – LB Xavier Gooden is out and RB Quinn Johnson is doubtful. LB Akeem Ayres is questionable but did practice this week.
Pittsburgh – LB Jarvis Jones and FB Will Johnson are probable while Heath Miller and Le’Veon Bell are listed as doubtful and out respectfully.
Trends – Steelers have won three straight games at home against the Titans. Mike Tomlin has is 6-0 in home openers.
Steelers Keys to Victory – Limit Chris Johnson, especially on the cutback. Protect Ben Roethlisberger. Create turnovers.
SteelDad’s Fearless Prediction: Steelers 23 Titans 16