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James Washington caught an end-zone fade for a touchdown over Troy Hill in the first quarter. Washington was the most productive Steelers offensive player with the exception of his fumble. Juju Smith-Schuster dropped a pass to end the Steelers’ second drive of the game. Diontae Johnson dropped a pass to start the Steelers’ third drive of the game.
Javon Hargrave dominated as a pass-rusher with a strong bull-rush move that seemingly none of the Rams' interior protectors could handle.
Taylor Rapp made some impressive tackles for short gains in run support and tackled McDonald for a loss after his catch. Nickell Robey-Coleman punched the ball out of Washinton’s hands, and the ball was recovered by Cory Littleton.
Goff once again didn't get much time to throw from his offensive line, who struggled mightily to block the Steelers in one-on-one situations and stunts. The game ended ironically with a clean pocket for Goff, who just made a poor decision as he threw an interception that sealed the win for Pittsburgh.
Cooper Kupp had a quiet night, and the Rams' passing game sputtered to a halt as a result. Todd Gurley produced good yardage with a number of big holes, but the run game was not a common theme for the Rams tonight.