Recap - Steelers Defeat Tampa Bay 30-28

Pittsburgh got 2 scoring strikes from Mason Rudolph en route to a 30-28 victory over Tampa Bay on Friday in Pre-Season Week 1 action at Heinz Field.

Even though Pittsburgh won, nobody won at the betting window as the game was a push (based on the closing point spread of -2.0. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 37.0.

Mason Rudolph completed 5 of 8 pass attempts for 91 yards and 2 TDs for the Steelers in the win.

Dare Ogunbowale rushed for 34 yards for Tampa Bay, while Ronald Jones II added 18 yards. Ryan Griffin threw for 330 yards for the Buccaneers, while receivers Spencer Schnell and Tanner Hudson had 119 and 84 yards respectively.

Tampa Bay outgained Pittsburgh 479-339 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 31-19 by the Buccaneers.

Tampa Bay led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:55-27:05 split in that important category.

Pittsburgh heads into a Pre-Season Week 2 battle against the Chiefs. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.

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