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Final Score: Tennessee 16, Pittsburgh 9

Pittsburgh,  PA (Sports  Network) - The Tennessee Titans overcame a mistake on 
the  opening kickoff  to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 16-9, in the first game 
of the season for both teams. 

The  Titans (1-0)  scored 16 straight points after return man Darius Reynaud's 
mental mistake gave Pittsburgh a 2-0 lead just seconds into the game. 

Jake  Locker completed 11-of-20 passes for 125 yards for Tennessee, which went 
6-10  last season. Jackie Battle scored his first touchdown as a member of the 
Titans. 

Ben  Roethlisberger connected  on 21-of-33 passes for 191 yards, one touchdown 
and an interception for the Steelers (0-1), who went 8-8 in 2012. 

Pittsburgh,  which was held to 32 yards rushing, lost Pro Bowl center Maurkice 
Pouncey  to  a right knee  injury in the first  quarter. The Steelers also saw 
cornerback  Cortez  Allen (ankle),  running back LaRod Stephens-Howling (knee) 
and linebacker Larry Foote (biceps) leave with injuries.

 

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