After 364 days without Big Ben, The Pittsburgh Steelers got their QB back and defeated the New York Giants 26-16 in Monday Night Football’s season opener.
38-year-old veteran quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said he was nervous for his first game in over a year but Big Ben threw for 229 yards and 3 touchdowns finding JuJu Smith-Schuster twice.
The Giants dealt with a strong Steelers defense as the steel curtain held Saquon Barkley to only 6 rushing yards. Daniel Jones struggled and threw a pair of interceptions in Steelers territory. The Giants are still rebuilding but what adjustments do they need to make before facing the Bears on the road in week 2?
Sports Illustrated host Kaitlin O'Toole is joined by Patricia Traina from Giants Country and Noah Strackbein from All Steelers for insight on the Week 1 matchup.
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