A nasty brawl took place in the stands of TIAA Bank Stadium during the Jacksonville Jaguars-Pittsburgh Steelers preseason game.
The start of the 2022 NFL regular season is a matter of weeks away. Before that, teams are participating in three preseason games each to get a look at which players are deserving to make the 53-player roster to start the campaign. Even though it is the preseason, you are still going to find fans fighting in the stands.
During the Week 2 preseason game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Pittsburgh Steelers on Aug. 20, a video surfaced of a group of fans brawling in the stands at TIAA Bank Field.
Fans brawl during Jaguars-Steelers preseason game
Once one punch was thrown, the brawl incited. That led to multiple punches being thrown, words being exchanged, and drinks being spilled. As the fans in question began working their way up the stairs, stadium security put a stop to the incident.
As for the game itself, the Steelers defeated the Jaguars 16-15 to remain undefeated in the preseason.
Down 15-10, quarterback Mason Rudolph connected with Tyler Snead on a one-yard touchdown with a little under two minutes remaining in regulation to take the late lead.
Rudolph completed 12-of-17 pass attempts for 127 yards and the aforementioned touchdown. Meanwhile, Steelers first-round pick Kenny Pickett completed all but one of his seven pass attempts for 76 yards and a touchdown, which arrived in the second quarter on an 11-yard pass to Benny Snell.
Trevor Lawrence threw 14 completions for 133 yards on 21 attempts for the Jaguars.