The Miami Dolphins did not look like a winless team through much of the first two quarters tonight in Pittsburgh. They lead the Steelers at halftime 14-10.
Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph has struggled tonight, and the Dolphins have taken advantage. They scored their first touchdown off a Rudolph interception, which led to a Ryan Fitzpatrick-to-Albert Wilson touchdown pass.
Fitzpatrick also connected with Allen Hurns to put Miami up 14-0. However, Pittsburgh countered with the final 10 points of the half, including a 45-yard touchdown hookup from Rudolph to Diontae Johnson on 3rd-and-20 with 17 seconds left in the second quarter.
ESPN's prediction is out for the second half. It still favors Pittsburgh.
The Steelers have a 67.5 percent chance of winning this game, according to ESPN's win probability.
The second half of Dolphins-Steelers will begin momentarily on ESPN. Pittsburgh will get the ball to begin the third quarter, and it would behoove them to do something positive with it, or this game might really slip away.
Ironically, this is the one game on Miami's schedule it actually benefits them to win. They own the Steelers' first-round pick in 2020 thanks to the Minkah Fitzpatrick trade, so the worse Pittsburgh is, the better that pick will become.