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Final: Bills 17 Steelers 10

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4th Quarter

0:00 Buffalo wins the game, 17-10.

0:06 Devlin Hodges throws an interception in the end zone to Levi Wallace.

2:00 Jordan Poyer intercepts Devlin Hodges in the end zone on fourth down. The Bills take over at their own 20.

7:55 Josh Allen throws a 14-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Kroft. Buffalo takes a 17-10 lead.

12:28 Stephen Hauschka successfully kicks a 36-yard field goal. The game is now tied at 10.

3rd Quarter

1:34 Devlin Hodges gets intercepted by White, marking the second pick by White tonight. White returns the pick 47 yards to the Pittsburgh 18.

9:10 T.J. Watt forces Devin Singletary’s fumble that was then recovered by Mike Hilton. The Steelers take over following the turnover at their own 25.

11:18 Devlin Hodges throws an 11-yard touchdown pass to James Conner. Pittsburgh takes a 10-7 lead after the extra point.

Halftime

2nd Quarter

2:47 Steven Nelson intercepts Josh Allen and then runs 33 yards on the return. The Steelers start their drive on the Buffalo 20.

T.J. Watt Becomes First Steelers Player with Multiple 13-Sack Seasons

11:31 Chris Boswell converts a 49-yard field goal. The Steelers cut the Bills lead to 7-3.

14:22 Josh Allen finishes the drive for the Bills with a 1-yard touchdown run. Buffalo takes a 7-0 lead after the extra point.

1st Quarter

2:42 Josh Allen loses the ball while running, but his knee is ruled down before he lost possession.

9:45 Devlin Hodges throws an interception on a 3rd and 15 pass attempt to James Washington. Tre’Davious White with the pick for Buffalo. The Bills take over at their own 20.

GAMEDAY INFO

Buffalo Bills at Pittsburgh Steelers
Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
Heinz Field, Pittsburgh

TV: NBC, WPXI-TV locally. Al Michaels, Chris Collinsworth.

Radio: Steelers Radio Network (102.5 WDVE-FM). Bill Hillgrove, Tunch Ilkin and Craig Wolfley.

Line: Steelers -1, total 37.

Steelers Now coverage: Alan Saunders, Mike Asti and Ed Thompson

INACTIVES

STEELERS: WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (left knee), TE Vance McDonald (concussion), QB Paxton Lynch, CB Artie Burns, OLB Tuzar Skipper, OT Chukwuma Okorafor, DE Isaiah Buggs

BILLS: OT Ty Nsekhe (ankle), DT Corey Liuget (ankle), RB T.J. Yeldon, SS Dean Marlowe, OG Ike Boettger, WR Duke Williams, TE Tommy Sweeney.

PREGAME ARRIVALS

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (left knee), TE Vance McDonald (concussion protocol); Bills OT Ty Nsekhe (ankle).

QUESTIONABLE: Steelers RB James Conner (AC joint); Bills OG Jon Feliciano (illness), Bills DT Corey Liuget (knee).

STEELERS COVERAGE THIS WEEK

Report: JuJu Smith-Schuster Re-Aggravated Knee Injury, Won’t Play Sunday

Ben Roethlisberger is Still 2020 Starter Despite Duck Mania

Interview with Former Steelers LB Clark Haggans

Maurkice Pouncey Nominated for Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

Steelers Opened as Home Underdogs vs. Bills, Line Already Moved 2.5 Points

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Center J.C. Hassenauer Officially Signs with Steelers

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Center J.C. Hassenauer has officially signed his new one-year deal with the Steelers.

This deal was initially reported last week and confirmed by Hassenauer’s agent, but has now been announced by the Steelers.

An exclusive right free agent, Hassenauer was almost a lock to return to Pittsburgh in 2021. His new deal with the Steelers is worth $780,000.

Hassenauer proved a vital piece along the Steelers’ offensive line a season ago, seeing action in 15 games and making four starts. He was on the field for 23% of the team’s offensive stats, while also appearing on 50 special teams plays.

Prior to Pittsburgh, Hassenauer signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2018, spending the first seven weeks of the season on their practice squad.

He played for the Birmingham Iron of the Alliance of American Football in 2019.

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Mic Drop: JuJu Smith-Schuster’s Free Agency is About Business, Not Personal

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Ever since the Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger decided the future Hall of Fame quarterback will return for the 2021 season with a restructured contract, the attention has shifted to free agent wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster. On this episode of Mic Drop on Pittsburgh Sports Live, host Mike Asti explains why fans need to learn that not every JuJu take is a personal attack and why it’s best for the Steelers business if the franchise and the 24-year-old receiver part ways.

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Steelers Scout Mark Bruener Shares Insight into Unique Draft Process

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The COVID-19 pandemic has altered many aspects of the NFL landscape, especially the scouting leading up to the NFL Draft, making an already unique, tedious process even more challenging.

Pittsburgh Steelers college scout Mark Bruener joined The Standard, the club’s behind-the-scenes web series, and provided some insight into the past year’s unprecedented scouting process.

The pandemic has presented Bruener with his fair share of challenges, but he has not allowed those circumstances to become excuses.

“My first approach was is I’m not going to make an excuse for the situation that I’m in,” Bruener said. “I’m going to figure out a way to do my job to the best of my ability and know that Kevin (Colbert) is not going to tolerate any excuses. And I needed to get my job done.”

Much like every aspect of our life over the past year, Bruener has had to resort to virtual discussions with coaches, as he was largely barred from scouting and meeting players at facilities.

“The ability for us to make contact with the schools, the individual coaches, all had to be done via Zoom,” Bruener said. “There was no personal interaction that we normally would get. And then you would follow up individually with the coaches to gain the information that you needed.”

Without those in-person evaluations, Bruener has had to watch on film more than ever before to ensure his assessments are accurate.

“But the bulk of my fall was spent in my office, watching film on my computer,” he said. “Instead of just watching three games on an athlete in particular to try to bring the evaluation, I tend to maybe watch five or six games, if that’s available. And because I can’t see that live look in some aspects.”

That being said, the virtually, at-home conditions have granted Bruener more flexibility in his scouting process than ever before.

“If you’re at a school, you have to get to the next school the next day. So you have to make sure that you get all that work done that day,” Bruener said. “Whereas now being home, you’re a little more flexible. So if you’re not able to finish that third game or fourth game by two o’clock, then you can get to it later on that evening.”

Bruener, who resides in Washington state, was able to attend a few games in person last college football season, but admits the atmosphere was bizarre at times.

“I went to a handful of games here in Seattle and in Oregon that I was allowed to attend, but it was so eerie Andy weird because there wasn’t any fans there.”

Selected in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft out of Washington, Bruener played 14 seasons at tight end. He spent the first nine seasons of his career in Pittsburgh, catching 137 passes for 1,197 yards and 16 touchdowns.

Bruener began scouting for the Steelers organization in 2018.

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