From the hand of Purdy and Aiyuk, San Francisco achieved the first victory of the season against some Steelers dominated by offense and defense from the start at Acrisure Stadium, formerly known as Heinz Field.
The quarterback of 49ers He completed 19 of 29 passes for 220 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions. While the quarterback of Pittsburgh He completed 24 of 38 passes, 154 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions.
Just five and a half minutes into the game, Brock Purdy threw an eight-yard pass from the red zone to wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk to score the first six points, with the conversion of a successful extra point. Moody made it 0-10 with a 41-yard field goal.
The duo of Aiyuk and Purdy appeared again in the second quarter, when the QB sent the ball to the right corner of the score, so Brandon still jumped with marking cornerback Patrick Peterson, which meant 0-17 for the San Francisco. Again Moody gave him an extra point from the 32-yard line.
When it seems Pittsburgh went into the halftime break at zero, there was an illegal contact that gave them a first and goal, so Kenny Pickett found tight end Pat Freiermuth for a three-yard touchdown. the Steelers They showed signs of life by finishing the first half 7-20.
49ers He continued the game with his right foot, after Christian McCaffrey made a 65-yard run, where he crossed the defensive wall, distanced himself from the cornerback and with the support of the receivers scored a TD. Moody finished the scoring with a 40-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to secure a 7-30 victory.
The Steelers will receive next Monday, September 18 at the Acrisure Stadium Browns in Cleveland while the 49ers head to SoFi Stadium a day earlier to face the Angeles Rams.