The Pittsburgh Steelers notched their first win of the 2015 season in by defeating the San Francisco 49ers in their home opener at Heinz Field. The Steelers were impressive in all three phases of the game, leaving lots of candidates to as Steelers game ball winners. Here is Steelers Nation voted when asked who deserved to be game ball winners from the Steelers win over the 49ers.
Among Ben Roethlisberger can certainly stake his claim, throwing for over 369 yards and three touchdowns, as can Antonio Brown, who caught 9 balls for 195 yards and scored 1 touchdown. DeAngelo Williams can also hang his head high, as he ran for 3 touchdowns and gained tough yards when it was needed. Markus Wheaton only caught two balls, but he made them count. For one play at least, Darrius Heyward-Bey made it look like it was Lynn Swann wearing no 88.
Ryan Shazier led the defense and played like a man on fire, Antwon Blake, Lawrence Timmons and Cameron Heyward also made their presence felt. Stephon Tuitt and Bud Dupree also played well.
After struggling against the Patriots, the Steelers defense put in an almost flawless first half, earning Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler a slot on this ballot, and Todd Haley likewise gets a slot on the ballot his offense executed an explosive game plan, without the presence of Le’Veon Bell or Martavis Bryant.
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