6:38: Another Gostkowski field goal gives the Patriots a 33-3 lead. Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt has left the game and will not return with a hip injury.
0:13: New England has punted twice in three quarters. Brady leads another field goal drive. 30-3 Pats.
8:05: Dorsett strikes again, this time beating fill-in starter Kam Kelly from 58 yards out. 75-yard drive took just four plays and 2:12.
10:17: After a long drive to start the second half, the Steelers’ offense stalled after a 1st and goal at the New England six.
Roethlisberger was sacked, Conner ran off the right side for three yards and Moncrief and Roethlisberger couldn’t connect on a corner route.
Chris Boswell chip shot makes it 20-3.
Brady 16 of 25, 194 yards, 2 TDs
Roethlisberger: 9 of 14, 65 yards
Conner: 8 carries, 18 yards
White: 3 carries, 24 yards
Smith-Schuster: 2 targets, 2 catches, 26 yards
White: 7 targets, 5 catches, 56 yards
0:17After Donte Moncrief dropped a fourth-down conversion attempt, the Patriots took advantage of the short field to collect another field goal.
3:49: Brady strikes again, this time finding Philip Dorsett down the seam, splitting Mike Hilton and Terrell Edmunds. Extra point is good.
11:52: Steelers defense bends, but doesn’t break, holding the Patriots to a field goal after another long drive. T.J. Watt pressured Brady on the crucial third down.
5:20: The double whammy of a blown assignment and poor tackling dooms the Steelers defense. Tom Brady to Josh Gordon underneath. Goes for a 20-yard touchdown. Extra point is good.
10:48: Offensive starters:
15:00: Defensive starters:
Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.
SN Coverage: Alan Saunders
TV/Radio: WPXI-TV (Pittsburgh) and NBC (Nationally), Steelers Radio Network (102.5 WDVE-FM)
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DOUBTFUL: Steelers FS Sean Davis (ankle)
QUESTIONABLE: Patriots TE Matt Lacosse (ankle), WR Demaryius Thomas (hamstring) and DB Obi Melifonwu (ankle).