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Buccaneers vs. Steelers Half time update: Bucs down 17-10 at the half

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are down 17-10 after two quarters in Pittsburgh. The Steelers have looked much better, but it's still just a one-score game.

Justin K. Aller

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got off to a terrific start in Pittsburgh, going up 10-0 after just five minutes in the first quarter. They looked in control on defense, and the offense did what it needed to do to score some points.

And then they turned back into the Bucs we know and love, giving up 17 points on the next three offensive drives, including two touchdowns -- one of them with an Antonio Brown pushoff, to be fair.

The offense also turned back to incompetence, amassing a grand total of 64 yards in the first, compared to the Steelers' XXXX yards. The Bucs turned timid on third-and-long despite a vulnerable Steelers secondary, calling multiple draw plays on long-distance downs.

Mike Glennon completed just five of 11 yards for 57 yards, though he did add a touchdown and didn't turn over the football. Meanwhile, Ben Roethlisberger completed 19 of 24 passes for 205 yards and two touchdowns -- though he did get sacked five times.

If the Bucs want to have a shot at beating the Steelers, they're going to have to get more aggresive on offense and find a way to get their defense back to what they were doing on the first two drives of the game when they still looked competent.