McDowell grad and Steelers rookie running back James Conner rushed 20 times for 98 yards, while adding one catch for three yards in his first career NFL game.
Pittsburgh beat Atlanta 17-13.
General McLane grad Blidi Wreh-Wilson recorded three solo tackles at cornerback for the Falcons.
Mercyhurst University grad Brandon Brown-Dukes is still looking for a spot on the Steelers roster, but did not record any stats against Atlanta.
Craig Smylie has a full report from Heinz Field catching up with both Conner and Wreh-Wilson.