The Steelers were tired of seeing that dreaded zero in the win column.
Now, they’ve got one. They think this could be only the beginning.
Ben Roethlisberger threw a 55-yard touchdown pass to Emmanuel Sanders, Shaun Suisham kicked four field goals, and the Steelers won their first game by beating the New York Jets, 19-6, on Sunday.
‘‘We’re not going to quit,’’ defensive end Brett Keisel said. ‘‘Obviously, it wasn’t the start we wanted, but the men in this locker room believe there’s a chance that something great could come out of this if we all work toward it.’’
The Steelers (1-4) were off to their worst start since 1968, when they lost their first six games during a season in which they finished 2-11-1. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.