Pittsburgh Steelers utilize two-point attempts against 49ers

Sunday September 20th, 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers converted a two-point attempt after their first touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

It was the first time this season a team went for two while playing with the lead. All six two-point conversion attempts last week came from teams losing by double digits.

The Steelers went for two after their second touchdown as well, converting successfully for the second time. Pittsburgh attempted a field goal point-after after touchdowns three and four, converting only one of two. 

In the off-season, the NFL moved the point-after attempt back to the 15-yard line if a team chose to kick a field goal for one point. Two-point attempts are still taken from the two-yard line.

Steelers kicker Josh Scobee missed two field goals in Pittsburgh’s season opening loss to the New England Patriots.

Watch: Cards’ Johnson returns opening kick 108 yards for TD

The Steelers led the 49ers 8–0 after the conversion.

– Rohan Nadkarni

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