Ben Roethlisberger passed for two touchdowns and receiver Antonio Brown added another on a gadget play during a decisive surge late in the first half, helping the host Pittsburgh Steelers rally for a 30-23 victory over the mistake-prone Houston Texans on Monday night.
The Arizona Cardinals are 5-1 for the first time in 38 years. After a victory at winless Oakland, the team sits alone atop the NFC West, with a two-game cushion in the loss column over San Francisco and the Seahawks.But the road is about to get a lot tougher for the Cardinals.
On his weekly Monday radio show on 710 ESPN Seattle, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll talked in more depth about Friday's stunning trade of Percy Harvin and essentially acknowledged that the team knew it was taking a risk when it made the trade to get Harvin in March, 2013.
If a truth emerged from Seattle’s 28-26 loss Sunday against the Rams, the players inside the Seahawks’ locker room had no trouble finding it. “Special teams killed us all day,” safety Earl Thomas said.
After a crazy weekend that left Seattle’s season more uncertain than ever, cornerback Richard Sherman was sure of one thing — when the whistle blew, he had possession of a fumble by St. Louis’ Tre Mason with 1:14 left in the game.