Overall, the Titans offense played well in this game. QB Ryan Tannehill threw for 220 yards and two touchdowns but struggled to deal with Pittsburgh's aggressive front seven.
Protection & Blocking
Tennesse's OL was manhandled by the Steelers defensive line. As a result, Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry were less productive than normal. Still, both Tannehill and Henry were efficient and Henry even churned out an explosive run.
Passing Game Defense
Stopping the Run
Controlling the Line of Scrimmage
Game Notes on Defense
Titans secondary made numerous turnovers and generated significant pressure against Ben Roethlisberger. However, their front seven allowed a decent amount of rushing yards to RB James Conner.
Defensive linemen Vic Beasley and Jadaeveon Clowney generated significant pass rush and forced a fumble against Ben Roethlisberger. However, Tennesee's LBs failed to hold up in coverage. Fortunately for the Titans, their safeties were able to haul in two bigtime interceptions against Ben Roethlisberger.
Special Teams Comments
Stephen Gostowski kicker cost the Titans late, but was efficient and hit a 50+ yard FG.