Following Sunday's disappointing 45-42 AFC divisional round defeat to the Jaguars, Roethlisberger hushed retirement talks which have been swirling since week five when Jacksonville picked him off five times in a 30-9 home loss.
The Jaguars are playing in the conference title game for just the third time in franchise history, and first since losing to Tennessee during the 1999 season. Fournette had 109 yards on 25 carries.
After that score, Yeldon had to hold down the fort for a little while because an ankle injury sent Fournette to the locker room in the second quarter.
Safety Duron Harmon, asked the same question, said, "Hey, man, Jalen Ramsey's a good player".
"It's just stupid. It's just not what you do". First, the NFC North champions must go through the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.
Twice Pittsburgh had fourth-and-1 in Jacksonville territory.
The Jaguars beat the Steelers 30-9 on October 8 at Heinz Field, picking off quarterback Ben Roethlisberger five times.
Jaguars cornerback A.J. Bouye was generous enough to praise Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, but only before blasting Bell and his teammates for acting as if a rematch against the Patriots next week was a foregone conclusion. The call was a play-action pass that fell harmlessly incomplete.
Drew Brees answered with a 14-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas and a 3-yard touchdown toss to Thomas to pull the Saints within 17-14. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin opted for an onside kick after the Steelers made it a 42-35 score on an eight-yard Bell touchdown. The Steelers failed to recover and it led to a 45-yard made field goal by Josh Lambo.
Texas man arrested after threatening violence at National Football League playoff game
"Blake Bortles has always been criticized", Fournette said. So was the second, as the Steelers had a chance to tie the game on the drive but instead let the Jaguars go down and push it back to a two-touchdown advantage after all the momentum had swung against them. Heinz Field officials were able to get a user name and IP address and send them to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which then traced the threats to a facility called Worldwide Clinical Trials in San Antonio. "Just honored to be able to do it, especially with this group of guys".
Not much was expected of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the postseason.
Yeldon had a key block on a first-down run by Bortles, too. Roethlisberger found some solace in his final throw. The defense stepped up and forced a fumble which Telvin Smith returned 50-yards for a touchdown. Pittsburgh did convert two long fourth downs for touchdowns, as Ben Roethlisberger found Martavis Bryant and Antonio Brown on excellent throws.
"It's been a lack of execution", said Bortles.
"We put it all together", Bortles said.
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