Like many of you, work beckons tomorrow morning, and its already almost 1:00 am in my neck of the woods. So this is "First Draft," with inital thoughts on the game. Check back for a thorough analysis tomorrow.
The Steelers improved their record tonight by defeating the Cleveland Browns on the road by a score of 10-6. Played in a terrible wind, the Steelers were led by Ben Roethlisberger, Willie Parker, and a defense that came up with plays when it had to.
The Steelers were also aided by a Cleveland team that was plagued by poor clock management at the end of both halves.
Players of the game:
Big Ben: He played fearlessly and almost flawlessly with a seperated shoulder
Willie Parker: He turned in a another hundred year game. He broke no long runs, but he moved the chains.
Troy Polamalu: My, what it a difference it makes to have him back healthy
Chris Kemoeatu: Another oustanding performance, opening holes for Willie.
Bryant McFadden: Came up big in two key plays
That's all for now, full commentary will follow tomorrow.
Polling Suspended (Again)
Bloggers polling plugin officially SUCKS. For weeks now I've watch as vote tallies on Steelers free agency, draft needs, and the draft itself go up... and then down.
Thanks to all of those who voted, but I'm taking the poll on Jarvis Jones down because there are 80% fewer votes now than yesterday afternoon....