Pittsburgh went in front 17-6 when Roethlisberger ad-libbed in the pocket and found Miller in the back of the end zone.
‘‘We've got to go back to the drawing board,’’ said Washington cornerback DeAngelo Hall, who was ejected in the fourth quarter after getting in the face of an official.
Hall said he requested a meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss the incident, which drew a pair of 15-yard penalties.
Just another manifestation of what Griffin called one of the most frustrating losses he had ever experienced.
‘‘We've seen other teams change everything to go against this guy, to change the way they play against this guy,’’ Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel said. ‘‘You see other teams do that and struggle. We didn’t want to get too creative. We just wanted to play the way we know how.’’
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