Steelers Slog Through 3-0 Win Over Miami

Mother Nature rules on night of yet another Ricky Williams return
By Mike Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 27, 2007 1:31 AM CST
Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams leaves the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second quarter of the football game in Pittsburgh, Monday, Nov. 26, 2007. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – A lightning storm delayed Ricky Williams' return to the NFL tonight. And then, as if the Miami Dolphins didn't have enough trouble trying to avoid a "perfect" season, Williams hurt his shoulder and left the game late in the first half of his team's 3-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. It was the first 3-0 game in the NFL since 1993, the Associated Press reports.

Day-long rains left Heinz Field a quagmire, and the game got inside one minute remaining before Pittsburgh's Jeff Reed kicked a 24-yard field goal to break the scoreless tie. Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed three passes to Hines Ward on the winning drive. The Dolphins fell to 0-11 with their sixth loss by three points or less.