Stay connected during the Pittsburgh Steelers' game. As kickoff gets under way, join Steelers Insider, Noah Strackbein, and all of Steelers Nation to discuss each moment of Week 8. Noah will be chatting with all comments below.

Pre-Game

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Noah - No Jaylen Samuels means the Steelers will turn to Benny Snell Jr. for the second time. The rookie rushed for 75 yards in Week 6 and should have increased his role. If the Steelers get an early lead expect to see a lot of Benny Snell football on Monday night. 

Having a healthy defense is all any team wants when returning from the bye week. T.J. Watt could be on a limited role this week, but Pittsburgh will get to see what their defensive unit can do against a turnover-happy Dolphins team.

First Quarter

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Noah - Mason Rudolph starts the day in the worst way possible. His pass to JuJu Smith-Schuster looked like an interception from the moment it left his hands. He needs to pick it up in this second drive. 

The defense looks great, but they could only do so much when your offense gives the other team the ball within their own 50. 

Noah - How long until Devlin Hodges gets his chance? Right now, Mason Rudolph is holding this defense back and it's not assuring he's going to turn it around. His passes are duck-like, he's throwing balls behind receivers and he looks flustered. Not a good start. 

Noah - You can't win football games if you don't tackle and turn the ball over. The Steelers are struggling at all aspects of the game right now. If something doesn't change immediately, they're about to let the Miami Dolphins run away with their first win. Yeah, you read that right.

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Noah - It's time for Duck Hodges. Mason Rudolph could've had three turnovers at this point, leaving no option but to take him out. He's a liability and if Hodges can play clean football, he's a better option. 

Noah - Mason Rudolph made one good throw, but he's doing nothing to help this offense. He is not playing winning football, and if doesn't step up in a major way, he's going to lose the fanbase. 

The defense has this game on their backs. Joe Haden needs to find a way to play better and the pass rush needs to get there. They can't give up another touchdown. 

Noah - Oh, hello offense. This needed to happen a long time ago. Diontae Johnson finds the hole in the defense and takes off running. Mason Rudolph needed this. Hopefully it's the confidence boost he needed so he can play calmer football. 

The comeback starts at halftime. Down 14-10 with two quarters left and receiving the ball after the half. There's still plenty of game left.

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Noah - Chris Boswell misses his first kick of the season, but the 54-yarder would've been his career-long. Not promising, but the offensive drive seemed smoother. At this point, they should be handing it to James Conner on every down.

Noah - JuJu Smith-Schuster makes the grab and the lead is now Pittsburgh's. Mason Rudolph looks like a new quarterback in the second half. James Washington said earlier this week that it'll take a few plays for him to get back into it - that's happened. 

This is a tale of two halves. The Steelers are in control on both ends. Their game to lose at this point. 

Noah - Ryan Fitzpatrick is out here giving his best Michael Vick impersonation. That is all. 

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Noah - James Conner is over 100-yards. JuJu Smith-Schuster is over 100-yards. The offense is flowing. This is nice. 

The Steelers are in complete control right now and it's coming from the arm of their quarterback. Mason Rudolph is making plays that he needs to to open up this offense and let James Conner continue to have holes. 

There's no slowing down now. If this continues, the Dolphins are headed for 0-7.

Noah - Weekly reminder that Mike Hilton deserves a contract. The cornerback always makes plays, and his forced fumble was nothing unfamiliar. The Steelers defense is as complete as it comes and he's a major part of that. 

Noah - T.J. Watt is one of the best. The sack-fumble-recovery was a thing of beauty, and put the Steelers on the board, again. This defense is swallowing Ryan Fitzpatrick up with every snap. There's no hope for the Dolphins without a passing game and there's no passing game without being able to protect the quarterback. Miami can't do any of it right now.