Issac Redman leads Steelers past Cardinals, 20-10Posted: Updated:
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Undrafted rookie Isaac Redman from Bowie State played long after the starters for both Super Bowl teams left the field and scored twice in the fourth quarter as the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Arizona Cardinals 20-10 in a preseason game last night at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.
Neither team scored a touchdown until Steelers rookie Joe Burnett intercepted a pass by Arizona third-teamer and former Steelers backup Brian St. Pierre, returning it to the Arizona 3 to end the third quarter. Redman scored on the next play.
He also scored on a 5-yard run about 7 minutes later to end an 80-yard drive led by No. 3 quarterback Dennis Dixon.
Arizona's only touchdown was fourth-string quarterback Tyler Palko's 20-yard pass to Onrea Jones with 3:30 remaining. Palko, a three-year Pitt starter, completed his first five passes for 59 yards but was intercepted on his next series and Steelers rookie Piotr Czech kicked a 44-yard field goal.
The Cardinals attempted 49 passes, completing 26 for 281 yards, with Matt Leinart going 8 of 14 for 83 yards.
The Cardinals' next preseason game is scheduled for Aug. 22, at home against the San Diego Chargers.