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Washington Redskins 13 at Pittsburgh Steelers 14

Sunday, September 7, 1997
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Washington Redskins (8-7-1)0310013
Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5-0)700714

Game Info
Stadium Three Rivers Stadium
Start Time (ET) 1:00pm
Roof outdoors
Surface astroturf
Weather 67 degrees relative humidity 70%, wind 8 mph
Vegas Line Pittsburgh Steelers -3.5
Over/Under 40.5 (under)

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail WAS PIT EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 WAS 30 Scott Blanton kicks off 66 yards, returned by Will Blackwell for 35 yards 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 PIT 39 Jerome Bettis left for 3 yards (tackle by Jesse Campbell and Derek Smith) 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 2 7 PIT 42 Jerome Bettis middle for 1 yard (tackle by Derek Smith) 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 3 6 PIT 43 Kordell Stewart pass complete left to Charles Johnson for 21 yards (tackle by Jesse Campbell and Darryl Pounds) 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 WAS 36 Kordell Stewart left for 8 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 2 2 WAS 28 Jerome Bettis right for 6 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 WAS 22 Kordell Stewart pass complete right to Kirk Botkin for 11 yards (tackle by Marvcus Patton and Ken Harvey) 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 WAS 11 Penalty on John Jackson: Holding, 10 yards (no play) 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 1 20 WAS 21 Kordell Stewart pass complete right to Charles Johnson for 8 yards (tackle by Cris Dishman) 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 2 12 WAS 13 Jerome Bettis left for 12 yards (tackle by Jesse Campbell and Derek Smith) 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 1 1 WAS 1 Kordell Stewart middle for 1 yard, touchdown 0 6 0 0 0.0
1 Norm Johnson kicks extra point good 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 9:19 PIT 30 Norm Johnson kicks off 70 yards, returned by Brian Mitchell for 22 yards 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 WAS 21 Gus Frerotte pass complete right to Henry Ellard for 16 yards (tackle by Donnell Woolford) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 WAS 37 Stephen Davis middle for 2 yards (tackle by Earl Holmes and Kevin Henry) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 2 8 WAS 39 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete right intended for Stephen Davis 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 3 8 WAS 39 Penalty on Donnell Woolford: Pass Interference, 14 yards (no play) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 PIT 47 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete left intended for Henry Ellard 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 2 10 PIT 47 Stephen Davis right for 6 yards (tackle by Earl Holmes and Greg Lloyd) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 3 4 PIT 41 Gus Frerotte pass complete left to Jamie Asher for 9 yards (tackle by Darren Perry and Greg Lloyd) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 PIT 32 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete middle intended for Jamie Asher (defended by Carnell Lake) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 2 10 PIT 32 Penalty on Greg Lloyd: Offside, 5 yards (no play) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 2 5 PIT 27 Stephen Davis middle for 7 yards (tackle by Levon Kirkland and Earl Holmes) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 PIT 20 Stephen Davis middle for 5 yards (tackle by Darren Perry and Carnell Lake) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 2 5 PIT 15 Penalty on Ed Simmons: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 2 10 PIT 20 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete intended for Jamie Asher is intercepted by Darren Perry and returned for 17 yards 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 4:54 1 10 PIT 12 Jerome Bettis right for 19 yards (tackle by Marvcus Patton and Cris Dishman) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 PIT 31 Jerome Bettis middle for 3 yards (tackle by Derek Smith and Jesse Campbell) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 2 7 PIT 34 Kordell Stewart left for 9 yards (tackle by Stanley Richard). Penalty on Cris Dishman: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 WAS 42 Jerome Bettis left for -2 yards (tackle by Ken Harvey and Darrell Green) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 2 12 WAS 44 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete right intended for Jerome Bettis 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 3 12 WAS 44 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete left intended for George Jones 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 4 12 WAS 44 Josh Miller punts 36 yards 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 2:12 1 10 WAS 9 Stephen Davis middle for -1 yards (tackle by Earl Holmes and Levon Kirkland) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 2 11 WAS 8 Gus Frerotte pass complete right to Stephen Davis for 12 yards (tackle by Joel Steed and Carnell Lake) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 1 10 WAS 20 Stephen Davis right for 4 yards (tackle by Levon Kirkland and Jason Gildon) 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 2 6 WAS 24 Penalty on Shar Pourdanesh: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 7 0 0 0.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail WAS PIT EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 2:12 2 11 WAS 19 Brian Mitchell left for 4 yards (tackle by Greg Lloyd and Jason Gildon) 0 7 0 0 0.0
2 3 7 WAS 23 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 0 7 0 0
2 3 7 WAS 23 Gus Frerotte pass complete middle to Michael Westbrook for 29 yards (tackle by Myron Bell and Donnell Woolford) 0 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 10 PIT 48 Gus Frerotte pass complete right to Leslie Shepherd for 36 yards (tackle by Darren Perry) 0 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 10 PIT 12 Penalty on Michael Westbrook: Holding, 10 yards (no play) 0 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 20 PIT 22 Gus Frerotte pass complete left to Jamie Asher for 8 yards (tackle by Randy Fuller) 0 7 0 0 0.0
2 2 12 PIT 14 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete middle intended for Jamie Asher (defended by Nolan Harrison) 0 7 0 0 0.0
2 3 12 PIT 14 Penalty on Jamie Asher: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 7 0 0 0.0
2 3 17 PIT 19 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete left intended for Jamie Asher 0 7 0 0 0.0
2 4 17 PIT 19 Scott Blanton 37 yard field goal good 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 12:00 WAS 30 Scott Blanton kicks off 60 yards, returned by Will Blackwell for 18 yards 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 10 PIT 28 Kordell Stewart left for 17 yards (tackle by Stanley Richard) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 10 PIT 45 Jerome Bettis right for 10 yards (tackle by Stanley Richard) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 10 WAS 45 Jerome Bettis right for 2 yards (tackle by Marvcus Patton and Kenard Lang) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 2 8 WAS 43 Jerome Bettis left for 3 yards (tackle by Keith Rucker) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 3 5 WAS 40 Kordell Stewart pass complete right to Will Blackwell for 4 yards (tackle by Darryl Pounds) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 4 1 WAS 36 Jerome Bettis middle for 2 yards (tackle by Ken Harvey and Keith Rucker) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 10 WAS 34 Kordell Stewart pass complete right to Charles Johnson for 4 yards (tackle by Cris Dishman) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 2 6 WAS 30 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 2 11 WAS 35 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete left intended for Jerome Bettis 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 3 11 WAS 35 Kordell Stewart middle for 14 yards (tackle by Cris Dishman) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 10 WAS 21 Jerome Bettis right for 3 yards (tackle by Kenard Lang) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 2 7 WAS 18 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete middle intended for Yancey Thigpen (defended by Keith Rucker) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 3 7 WAS 18 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Jerome Bettis is intercepted by Marvcus Patton and returned for 5 yards 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 5:08 1 10 WAS 17 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete right intended for Alvin Harper 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 2 10 WAS 17 Stephen Davis left for 4 yards (tackle by Carnell Lake) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 3 6 WAS 21 Gus Frerotte pass complete left to Leslie Shepherd for 20 yards (tackle by Randy Fuller and Myron Bell) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 10 WAS 41 Gus Frerotte pass complete left to Henry Ellard for 25 yards (tackle by Darren Perry) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 10 PIT 34 Stephen Davis middle for 2 yards (tackle by Carnell Lake and Levon Kirkland) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 2 8 PIT 32 Gus Frerotte pass complete left to Stephen Davis for 8 yards (tackle by Darren Perry) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 10 PIT 24 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete left intended for Michael Westbrook (defended by Randy Fuller) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 2 10 PIT 24 Gus Frerotte pass complete middle to Leslie Shepherd for 20 yards (tackle by Darren Perry) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 1 4 PIT 4 Stephen Davis left for -3 yards (tackle by Greg Lloyd) 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 2 7 PIT 7 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete intended for Leslie Shepherd is intercepted by Levon Kirkland and returned for 11 yards 3 7 0 0 0.0
2 0:24 1 10 PIT 11 Jerome Bettis right for 5 yards (tackle by Marvcus Patton and Keith Rucker) 3 7 0 0 0.0
End of Half3700
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail WAS PIT EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 PIT 30 Norm Johnson kicks off 67 yards, returned by Brian Mitchell for 97 yards, touchdown 9 7 0 0 0.0
3 Scott Blanton kicks extra point good 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 14:42 WAS 30 Penalty on Tim Lester: Holding, 10 yards (no play) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 10 PIT 13 Jerome Bettis middle for 14 yards (tackle by Stanley Richard) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 10 PIT 27 Jerome Bettis left for -1 yards (tackle by Ken Harvey and Chris Mims) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 2 11 PIT 26 Kordell Stewart left for 2 yards (tackle by Chris Mims and Derek Smith) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 3 9 PIT 28 Kordell Stewart pass complete left to George Jones for 14 yards (tackle by Stanley Richard) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 10 PIT 42 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete left intended for Yancey Thigpen 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 2 10 PIT 42 Kordell Stewart pass complete right to Courtney Hawkins for 11 yards (tackle by Cris Dishman) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 10 WAS 47 Jerome Bettis left for 9 yards (tackle by Stanley Richard) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 2 1 WAS 38 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete right intended for Charles Johnson 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 3 1 WAS 38 Jerome Bettis middle for no gain (tackle by Jesse Campbell) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 4 1 WAS 38 Jerome Bettis middle for no gain (tackle by Chris Mims and Derek Smith) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 9:50 1 10 WAS 38 Stephen Davis middle for 7 yards (tackle by Carnell Lake) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 2 3 WAS 45 Stephen Davis middle for 4 yards (tackle by Jason Gildon and Earl Holmes) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 10 WAS 49 Stephen Davis middle for 5 yards (tackle by Darren Perry) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 2 5 PIT 46 Stephen Davis middle for 18 yards (tackle by Greg Lloyd) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 10 PIT 28 Gus Frerotte pass complete left to Brian Mitchell for 4 yards (tackle by Levon Kirkland and Kevin Henry) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 2 6 PIT 24 Brian Mitchell middle for 3 yards (tackle by Donnell Woolford and Levon Kirkland) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 3 3 PIT 21 Gus Frerotte pass complete left to Jamie Asher for 10 yards (tackle by Jason Gildon) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 10 PIT 11 Penalty on Larry Bowie: Holding, 10 yards (no play) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 20 PIT 21 Stephen Davis middle for 4 yards (tackle by Darren Perry) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 2 16 PIT 17 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete left intended for Alvin Harper 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 3 16 PIT 17 Gus Frerotte pass complete right to Jamie Asher for 12 yards (tackle by Myron Bell) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 4 4 PIT 5 Penalty on Dan Turk: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 7 0 0 0.0
3 4 9 PIT 10 Scott Blanton 28 yard field goal good 13 7 0 0 0.0
3 3:29 WAS 30 Scott Blanton kicks off 64 yards, returned by Will Blackwell for 22 yards 13 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 10 PIT 28 Kordell Stewart pass complete left to Jerome Bettis for 9 yards (tackle by Rich Owens) 13 7 0 0 0.0
3 2 1 PIT 37 Jerome Bettis left for 5 yards (tackle by Darrell Green) 13 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 10 PIT 42 Jerome Bettis middle for 15 yards (tackle by Stanley Richard) 13 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 10 WAS 43 Will Blackwell left for 11 yards (tackle by Darrell Green). Penalty on Darrell Green: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 13 7 0 0 0.0
3 1 10 WAS 17 Jerome Bettis right for 9 yards (tackle by Marvcus Patton and Stanley Richard) 13 7 0 0 0.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail WAS PIT EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 3:29 2 1 WAS 8 Jerome Bettis middle for 2 yards (tackle by Marvcus Patton and Keith Rucker) 13 7 0 0 0.0
4 1 6 WAS 6 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete right intended for Charles Johnson (defended by Cris Dishman) 13 7 0 0 0.0
4 2 6 WAS 6 Jerome Bettis left for 5 yards (tackle by Jesse Campbell) 13 7 0 0 0.0
4 3 1 WAS 1 Jerome Bettis right for 1 yard, touchdown 13 13 0 0 0.0
4 Norm Johnson kicks extra point good 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 13:23 PIT 30 Norm Johnson kicks off 70 yards 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 1 10 WAS 3 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete middle intended for Leslie Shepherd 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 2 10 WAS 3 Stephen Davis middle for no gain (tackle by Joel Steed and Carnell Lake) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 3 10 WAS 3 Gus Frerotte pass complete right to Henry Ellard for 27 yards (tackle by Donnell Woolford) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 1 10 WAS 30 Stephen Davis middle for 2 yards (tackle by Earl Holmes) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 2 8 WAS 32 Gus Frerotte pass complete right to Leslie Shepherd for 4 yards (tackle by Donnell Woolford) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 3 4 WAS 36 Gus Frerotte pass complete left to Leslie Shepherd for 7 yards (tackle by Donnell Woolford) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 1 10 WAS 43 Michael Westbrook right for -2 yards (tackle by Jason Gildon) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 2 12 WAS 41 Jeff Hostetler pass complete left to Larry Bowie for 10 yards (tackle by Randy Fuller) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 3 2 PIT 49 Jeff Hostetler pass complete right to Jamie Asher for 5 yards (tackle by Donnell Woolford) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 1 10 PIT 44 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete left intended for Michael Westbrook 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 2 10 PIT 44 Stephen Davis middle for no gain (tackle by Earl Holmes and Joel Steed) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 3 10 PIT 44 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete middle intended for Michael Westbrook (defended by Randy Fuller) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 4 10 PIT 44 Matt Turk punts 44 yards, touchback 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 6:23 1 10 PIT 20 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete (defended by Derek Smith) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 2 10 PIT 20 Courtney Hawkins right for 7 yards (tackle by Darrell Green) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 3 3 PIT 27 Kordell Stewart left for 8 yards (tackle by Marvcus Patton and Stanley Richard) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 1 10 PIT 35 Jerome Bettis left for 7 yards (tackle by Stanley Richard and Rich Owens) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 2 3 PIT 42 Jerome Bettis left for 2 yards (tackle by Marc Boutte and Stanley Richard) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 3 1 PIT 44 Kordell Stewart middle for 2 yards (tackle by Marvcus Patton and Derek Smith) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 1 10 PIT 46 Jerome Bettis right for -1 yards (tackle by Marc Boutte and Ken Harvey) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 2 11 PIT 45 Kordell Stewart sacked by Derek Smith for -9 yards 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 3 20 PIT 36 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 13 14 0 0
4 3 20 PIT 36 Kordell Stewart left for 10 yards (tackle by Stanley Richard and Darrell Green) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 4 10 PIT 46 Josh Miller punts 54 yards, touchback 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 1:49 1 10 WAS 20 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete left intended for Henry Ellard (defended by Randy Fuller) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 2 10 WAS 20 Gus Frerotte pass complete middle to Brian Mitchell for 9 yards (tackle by Levon Kirkland) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 3 1 WAS 29 Brian Mitchell middle for -2 yards (tackle by Joel Steed and Carnell Lake) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 4 3 WAS 27 Timeout #1 by Washington Redskins 13 14 0 0
4 4 3 WAS 27 Gus Frerotte pass complete right to Jamie Asher for 4 yards (tackle by Myron Bell) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 1 10 WAS 31 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete right intended for Alvin Harper 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 2 10 WAS 31 Gus Frerotte pass complete left to Henry Ellard for 10 yards (tackle by Randy Fuller) 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 1 10 WAS 41 Gus Frerotte pass incomplete intended for Jamie Asher is intercepted by Chris Oldham and returned for 8 yards 13 14 0 0 0.0
4 0:23 1 10 WAS 39 Kordell Stewart middle for -1 yards 13 14 0 0 0.0
End of Regulation131400
Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).