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New England Patriots 24 at Pittsburgh Steelers 17

Sunday, January 27, 2002
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New England Patriots (11-5-0)777324
Pittsburgh Steelers (13-3-0)0314017

Game Info
Stadium Heinz Field
Start Time (ET) 12:30pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Weather 43 degrees relative humidity 46%, wind 9 mph
Vegas Line Pittsburgh Steelers -10.0
Over/Under 35.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Ed Hochuli
Umpire Ed Coukart
Head Linesman George Hayward
Field Judge Tom Sifferman
Back Judge Kirk Dornan
Side Judge Don Carlsen
Line Judge Ron Marinucci

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

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

New England Patriots
No Direction (22/39, 217 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Troy Brown 11 8 121 0
Fred Coleman 1 0 0
Marc Edwards 5 4 26 0
Charles Johnson 3 2 22 0
David Patten 11 4 39 1
J.R. Redmond 4 2 2 0
Jermaine Wiggins 4 2 7 0
Pittsburgh Steelers
No Direction (24/42, 255 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 2 2 23 0
Plaxico Burress 12 5 67 0
Matt Cushing 1 1 10 0
Troy Edwards 4 2 16 0
Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala 1 0 0
Dan Kreider 2 2 13 0
Bobby Shaw 3 1 9 0
Jerame Tuman 2 1 3 0
Hines Ward 11 6 64 0
Amos Zereoue 4 4 50 0

Rushing

New England Patriots
LE (1 rush, 0 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Antowain Smith 1 0 0
LT (3 rushes, 9 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
J.R. Redmond 1 3 0
Antowain Smith 2 6 0
LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (13 rushes, 25 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Tom Brady 2 3 0
Marc Edwards 1 3 0
J.R. Redmond 2 10 0
Antowain Smith 8 9 0
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (4 rushes, 32 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Antowain Smith 4 32 0
RE (1 rush, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Drew Bledsoe 1 4 0
Pittsburgh Steelers
LE (1 rush, 3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Amos Zereoue 1 3 0
LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (15 rushes, 64 yards, 2 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 7 13 1
Kordell Stewart 6 41 0
Amos Zereoue 2 10 1
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (2 rushes, -5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 2 -5 0
RE (2 rushes, -4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Hines Ward 1 -2 0
Amos Zereoue 1 -2 0

New England Patriots Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 NWE 20 3 2:11 7 Punt View Drive »
2 1 11:46 NWE 45 3 1:11 5 Punt View Drive »
3 1 8:08 NWE 15 5 2:10 24 Punt View Drive »
4 2 13:33 NWE 33 6 3:06 9 Punt View Drive »
5 2 9:21 NWE 22 10 5:42 38 Punt View Drive »
6 2 2:42 NWE 30 7 1:44 70 Touchdown View Drive »
7 3 14:01 PIT 35 4 1:06 3 Downs View Drive »
8 3 5:11 NWE 34 3 2:01 -12 Punt View Drive »
9 3 1:29 NWE 29 11 5:17 45 Field Goal View Drive »
10 4 8:20 NWE 9 9 3:59 28 Punt View Drive »
11 4 2:41 PIT 34 4 0:26 2 Missed FG View Drive »
12 4 2:02 5 2:02 15 End of Game View Drive »

Pittsburgh Steelers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 12:49 PIT 28 3 1:03 2 Punt View Drive »
2 1 10:35 PIT 11 5 2:27 28 Punt View Drive »
3 1 5:58 PIT 9 3 2:16 -1 Punt View Drive »
4 1 3:42 PIT 24 10 5:09 65 Field Goal View Drive »
5 2 10:27 PIT 40 3 1:06 6 Punt View Drive »
6 2 3:39 PIT 20 3 0:57 -3 Punt View Drive »
7 2 0:58 PIT 28 7 0:58 28 Interception View Drive »
8 3 15:00 PIT 25 3 0:59 11 Fumble View Drive »
9 3 12:55 PIT 32 8 4:04 52 Blocked FG View Drive »
10 3 8:51 PIT 21 8 3:40 79 Touchdown View Drive »
11 3 3:10 NWE 32 5 1:41 32 Touchdown View Drive »
12 4 11:12 PIT 33 5 2:52 19 Punt View Drive »
13 4 4:21 PIT 22 4 1:40 13 Interception View Drive »
14 4 2:15 PIT 40 2 0:13 0 Interception View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE PIT EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 PIT 30 Kris Brown kicks off 73 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 15:00 1 10 NWE 20 Penalty on Matt Light: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 0.28 -0.31 77.8
1 14:54 1 15 NWE 15 Tom Brady sacked by Aaron Smith for -3 yards 0 0 -0.31 -1.36 80.1
1 14:22 2 18 NWE 12 Antowain Smith up the middle for no gain (tackle by Aaron Smith) 0 0 -1.36 -2.36 82.0
1 13:40 3 18 NWE 12 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 15 yards (tackle by Mike Jones) 0 0 -2.36 -1.57 80.3
1 12:59 4 3 NWE 27 Ken Walter punts 45 yards 0 0 -1.57 -0.81 78.6
1 12:49 1 10 PIT 28 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 0 0 0.81 0.53 77.9
1 12:11 2 8 PIT 30 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress 0 0 0.53 -0.16 76.2
1 12:07 3 8 PIT 30 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward 0 0 -0.16 -1.37 73.3
1 11:59 4 8 PIT 30 Josh Miller punts 50 yards, returned by Troy Brown for 25 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans) 0 0 -1.37 -1.93 71.8
1 11:46 1 10 NWE 45 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for J.R. Redmond 0 0 1.93 1.38 73.1
1 11:45 2 10 NWE 45 Antowain Smith up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Kendrell Bell and John Fiala) 0 0 1.38 1.09 73.9
1 11:44 3 7 NWE 48 Penalty on Joe Andruzzi: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 1.09 0.43 75.5
1 11:27 3 12 NWE 43 Tom Brady pass complete to J.R. Redmond for 7 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend and Joey Porter) 0 0 0.43 -0.06 76.6
1 11:27 4 5 PIT 50 Ken Walter punts 39 yards, returned by Troy Edwards for no gain 0 0 -0.06 0.37 75.6
1 10:35 1 10 PIT 11 Jerome Bettis right tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Willie McGinest and Bobby Hamilton) 0 0 -0.37 -0.93 74.0
1 9:59 2 12 PIT 9 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress. Penalty on Otis Smith: Defensive Pass Interference, 16 yards (no play) 0 0 -0.93 0.61 77.6
1 9:54 1 10 PIT 25 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Jerome Bettis for 12 yards (tackle by Willie McGinest and Matt Stevens) 0 0 0.61 1.4 79.4
1 9:13 1 10 PIT 37 Jerome Bettis right end for no gain (tackle by Tedy Bruschi). Penalty on Bobby Hamilton: Illegal Use of Hands, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 1.4 1.73 80.0
1 8:46 1 10 PIT 42 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Jerame Tuman 0 0 1.73 1.19 78.7
1 8:46 2 10 PIT 42 Kordell Stewart for no gain. Kordell Stewart fumbles, recovered by Kordell Stewart at PIT-42 0 0 1.19 0.1 76.2
1 8:20 3 13 PIT 39 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala 0 0 0.1 -0.78 73.9
1 8:14 4 13 PIT 39 Josh Miller punts 46 yards 0 0 -0.78 0.22 76.3
1 8:08 1 10 NWE 15 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Patten 0 0 -0.22 -0.71 77.5
1 8:04 2 10 NWE 15 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 15 yards (tackle by Lee Flowers and John Fiala) 0 0 -0.71 0.94 73.4
1 7:44 1 10 NWE 30 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 5 yards (tackle by Lee Flowers and John Fiala) 0 0 0.94 1.07 73.0
1 7:17 2 5 NWE 35 Tom Brady up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by John Fiala) 0 0 1.07 0.5 74.3
1 6:48 3 4 NWE 36 Tom Brady pass complete to Jermaine Wiggins for 3 yards (tackle by Lee Flowers and Aaron Smith) 0 0 0.5 -0.78 77.4
1 6:11 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 0 0 0 0
1 6:11 4 1 NWE 39 Ken Walter punts 52 yards 0 0 -0.78 0.38 74.4
1 5:58 1 10 PIT 9 Jerome Bettis right tackle for -3 yards (tackle by Ted Johnson and Bobby Hamilton) 0 0 -0.38 -1 72.7
1 5:15 2 13 PIT 6 Kordell Stewart sacked by Ted Johnson and Tedy Bruschi for -3 yards 0 0 -1 -2.12 69.4
1 4:43 3 16 PIT 3 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Amos Zereoue for 10 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 0 0 -2.12 -2.49 68.2
1 4:05 4 6 PIT 13 Josh Miller punts 64 yards, out of bounds. Penalty on Troy Edwards: Illegal Procedure, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 -2.49 -2.49 68.0
1 3:55 4 11 PIT 8 Josh Miller punts 47 yards, returned by Troy Brown for 55 yards, touchdown 6 0 -2.49 -7 57.0
1 Adam Vinatieri kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 60 yards, returned by Troy Edwards for 14 yards (tackle by Fred Coleman) 7 0 0 0.54 0.0
1 3:42 1 10 PIT 24 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Dan Kreider for 4 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 7 0 0.54 0.54 55.4
1 2:55 2 6 PIT 28 Kordell Stewart up the middle for 34 yards (tackle by Otis Smith) 7 0 0.54 3.05 63.1
1 2:27 1 10 NWE 38 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Hines Ward for 4 yards (tackle by Ty Law and Roman Phifer) 7 0 3.05 3.05 63.0
1 1:41 2 6 NWE 34 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Bryan Cox) 7 0 3.05 2.61 61.2
1 0:59 3 4 NWE 32 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Bobby Shaw for 9 yards (tackle by Tebucky Jones) 7 0 2.61 4.04 65.5
1 0:17 1 10 NWE 23 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Matt Cushing for 10 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel and Otis Smith) 7 0 4.04 4.71 67.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE PIT EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 1 10 NWE 13 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Tebucky Jones and Roman Phifer) 7 0 4.71 4.77 67.4
2 14:19 2 6 NWE 9 Kordell Stewart sacked by Anthony Pleasant for -2 yards 7 0 4.77 3.45 63.0
2 13:44 3 8 NWE 11 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress. Penalty on Marvel Smith: Offensive Holding (Declined) 7 0 3.45 2.7 60.3
2 13:44 4 8 NWE 11 Kris Brown 30 yard field goal good 7 3 2.7 3 61.3
2 PIT 30 Kris Brown kicks off 58 yards, returned by Patrick Pass for 21 yards (tackle by Lenzie Jackson) 7 3 0 1.14 0.0
2 13:33 1 10 NWE 33 Antowain Smith up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Joey Porter and Wayne Gandy) 7 3 1.14 1 57.8
2 12:49 2 7 NWE 36 Antowain Smith left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Kendrell Bell and Jason Gildon) 7 3 1 0.83 58.0
2 12:08 3 3 NWE 40 Tom Brady pass complete to Charles Johnson for 7 yards (tackle by Dewayne Washington) 7 3 0.83 2.06 53.4
2 11:46 1 10 NWE 47 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Patten 7 3 2.06 1.52 55.1
2 11:39 2 10 NWE 47 Tom Brady pass complete to J.R. Redmond for -5 yards (tackle by Kendrell Bell) 7 3 1.52 0.17 59.8
2 10:53 3 15 NWE 42 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 19 yards (tackle by Jason Gildon). PIT challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for Troy Brown (defended by Jason Gildon) 7 3 0.17 -0.59 62.0
2 10:53 4 15 NWE 42 Ken Walter punts 18 yards 7 3 -0.59 -1.6 65.4
2 10:27 1 10 PIT 40 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Hines Ward for 34 yards (tackle by Ty Law). NWE challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward 7 3 1.6 1.05 63.4
2 10:21 2 10 PIT 40 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Amos Zereoue for 8 yards (tackle by Richard Seymour and Roman Phifer) 7 3 1.05 1.42 64.6
2 9:39 3 2 PIT 48 Hines Ward right end for -2 yards (tackle by Ty Law) 7 3 1.42 -0.32 58.3
2 9:39 4 4 PIT 46 Josh Miller punts 32 yards 7 3 -0.32 -0.41 58.0
2 9:21 1 10 NWE 22 Antowain Smith left end for no gain (tackle by Lee Flowers and John Fiala) 7 3 0.41 -0.13 59.7
2 8:45 2 10 NWE 22 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 20 yards (tackle by Brent Alexander and Dewayne Washington) 7 3 -0.13 1.73 52.7
2 8:01 1 10 NWE 42 Tom Brady pass complete to Marc Edwards for 7 yards (tackle by Dewayne Washington) 7 3 1.73 2.13 50.8
2 7:25 2 3 NWE 49 Antowain Smith right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Brent Alexander) 7 3 2.13 2.46 49.2
2 6:45 1 10 PIT 47 Tom Brady pass complete to Marc Edwards for 6 yards (tackle by Jason Gildon and Lee Flowers) 7 3 2.46 2.72 47.7
2 6:09 2 4 PIT 41 Marc Edwards up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Joey Porter and Lee Flowers) 7 3 2.72 2.41 48.5
2 5:34 3 1 PIT 38 Tom Brady up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by John Fiala and Casey Hampton) 7 3 2.41 3.18 45.2
2 4:56 1 10 PIT 36 Tom Brady sacked by Jason Gildon for -11 yards 7 3 3.18 1.15 52.6
2 4:28 2 21 PIT 47 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 7 yards (tackle by John Fiala and Lee Flowers) 7 3 1.15 1.42 51.3
2 3:51 3 14 PIT 40 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Patten (defended by Jason Gildon) 7 3 1.42 0.59 54.1
2 3:47 4 14 PIT 40 Ken Walter punts 40 yards, touchback 7 3 0.59 -0.28 57.5
2 3:39 1 10 PIT 20 Amos Zereoue up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Richard Seymour) 7 3 0.28 -0.46 54.5
2 3:01 2 11 PIT 19 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward (defended by Ty Law) 7 3 -0.46 -1.14 51.4
2 2:56 3 11 PIT 19 Kordell Stewart sacked by Willie McGinest for -2 yards 7 3 -1.14 -2.32 46.7
2 2:49 Timeout #2 by New England Patriots 7 3 0 0
2 2:49 4 13 PIT 17 Josh Miller punts 53 yards 7 3 -2.32 -0.94 52.1
2 2:42 1 10 NWE 30 J.R. Redmond up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Mike Jones) 7 3 0.94 1.34 50.4
2 2:21 2 3 NWE 37 Penalty on Troy Brown: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 3 1.34 0.66 52.9
2 2:04 2 8 NWE 32 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for Jermaine Wiggins (defended by Jason Gildon) 7 3 0.66 -0.03 55.6
2 1:59 3 8 NWE 32 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 28 yards (tackle by Mike Logan) 7 3 -0.03 2.92 43.6
2 1:40 Timeout #3 by New England Patriots 7 3 0 0
2 1:40 1 10 PIT 40 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to David Patten for 15 yards (tackle by Chad Scott) 7 3 2.92 3.91 39.4
2 1:16 1 10 PIT 25 Drew Bledsoe right end for 4 yards (tackle by Chad Scott) 7 3 3.91 3.9 39.1
2 1:11 2 6 PIT 21 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to David Patten for 10 yards (tackle by Dewayne Washington) 7 3 3.9 4.84 35.4
2 1:05 1 10 PIT 11 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to David Patten for 11 yards, touchdown 13 3 4.84 7 31.0
2 Adam Vinatieri kicks extra point good 14 3 0 0 0.0
2 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 56 yards, returned by Troy Edwards for 14 yards (tackle by Antwan Harris) 14 3 0 0.81 0.0
2 0:58 1 10 PIT 28 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Troy Edwards for 9 yards 14 3 0.81 1.48 32.6
2 0:45 2 1 PIT 37 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Plaxico Burress for 16 yards (tackle by Otis Smith) 14 3 1.48 2.46 36.2
2 0:38 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 14 3 0 0
2 0:38 1 10 NWE 47 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Bobby Shaw. Replay Assistant challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld. 14 3 2.46 1.91 33.9
2 0:33 2 10 NWE 47 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Amos Zereoue for 13 yards (tackle by Otis Smith) 14 3 1.91 3.31 39.3
2 0:23 Timeout #3 by Pittsburgh Steelers 14 3 0 0
2 0:23 1 10 NWE 34 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Troy Edwards (defended by Terrance Shaw) 14 3 3.31 2.77 37.1
2 0:23 2 10 NWE 34 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress. Penalty on Plaxico Burress: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 14 3 2.77 1.42 31.9
2 0:12 2 20 NWE 44 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward 14 3 1.42 0.76 29.3
2 0:06 3 20 NWE 44 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Bobby Shaw is intercepted by Terrell Buckley at NWE-5 14 3 0.76 0.38 26.5
End of Half1430.380
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE PIT EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 62 yards, returned by Troy Edwards for 17 yards (tackle by Matt Chatham) 14 3 0 0.61 0.0
3 15:00 1 10 PIT 25 Kordell Stewart up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Richard Seymour) 14 3 0.61 -0.21 25.7
3 15:00 2 12 PIT 23 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Hines Ward for -9 yards (tackle by Tebucky Jones). Hines Ward fumbles (forced by Tebucky Jones), recovered by Ty Law at PIT-14. PIT challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Kordell Stewart pass complete to Hines Ward for 13 yards (tackle by Tebucky Jones) 14 3 -0.21 1.33 31.2
3 14:06 1 10 PIT 36 Kordell Stewart for no gain. Kordell Stewart fumbles, recovered by Tedy Bruschi at PIT-36 and returned for 1 yards (tackle by Alan Faneca) 14 3 1.33 -3.25 15.8
3 14:01 1 10 PIT 35 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Troy Brown 14 3 3.25 2.7 17.2
3 13:55 2 10 PIT 35 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to David Patten for 3 yards (tackle by Chad Scott) 14 3 2.7 2.41 17.9
3 13:11 3 7 PIT 32 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete. Penalty on Deshea Townsend: Defensive Holding (Offsetting), Penalty on Drew Bledsoe: Intentional Grounding (Offsetting) (no play) 14 3 2.41 2.41 17.3
3 13:03 3 7 PIT 32 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Charles Johnson (defended by Jason Gildon) 14 3 2.41 1.24 20.6
3 12:57 4 7 PIT 32 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Troy Brown 14 3 1.24 -1.07 28.3
3 12:55 1 10 PIT 32 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Plaxico Burress for 15 yards (tackle by Otis Smith) 14 3 1.07 2.06 32.0
3 12:11 1 10 PIT 47 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi and Willie McGinest) 14 3 2.06 1.92 30.8
3 11:38 2 7 PIT 50 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Anthony Pleasant) 14 3 1.92 1.36 28.1
3 11:01 3 6 NWE 49 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Troy Edwards for 7 yards (tackle by Terrance Shaw) 14 3 1.36 2.79 33.1
3 10:17 1 10 NWE 42 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress is intercepted by Tebucky Jones at NWE-24. Penalty on Anthony Pleasant: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 14 3 2.79 3.52 35.4
3 10:04 1 5 NWE 37 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress. Penalty on Otis Smith: Defensive Pass Interference, 16 yards (no play) 14 3 3.52 4.17 38.0
3 9:59 1 10 NWE 21 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress 14 3 4.17 3.63 35.6
3 9:53 2 10 NWE 21 Kordell Stewart up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 14 3 3.63 3.63 35.5
3 9:11 3 5 NWE 16 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress (defended by Willie McGinest) 14 3 3.63 2.43 29.8
3 9:11 4 5 NWE 16 Kris Brown 34 yard field goal no good, blocked by Brandon Mitchell, recovered by Troy Brown and returned for 11 yards, touchdown 20 3 2.43 -7 6.5
3 21 3 0 0 0.0
3 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 64 yards, returned by Troy Edwards for 15 yards (tackle by Antwan Harris) 21 3 0 0.34 0.0
3 8:51 1 10 PIT 21 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Jerome Bettis for 11 yards (tackle by Ty Law) 21 3 0.34 1.07 8.0
3 8:15 1 10 PIT 32 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Hines Ward for 24 yards (tackle by Ty Law) 21 3 1.07 2.65 10.6
3 7:38 1 10 NWE 44 Amos Zereoue right end for -2 yards (tackle by Willie McGinest and Ted Johnson) 21 3 2.65 1.84 8.4
3 7:15 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 21 3 0 0
3 7:15 2 12 NWE 46 Kordell Stewart up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Roman Phifer) 21 3 1.84 1.55 7.6
3 6:31 3 9 NWE 43 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Amos Zereoue for 19 yards (tackle by Tebucky Jones) 21 3 1.55 3.97 12.1
3 6:01 1 10 NWE 24 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Hines Ward for 9 yards (tackle by Ty Law). Penalty on Ty Law: Unnecessary Roughness, 8 yards 21 3 3.97 5.6 16.1
3 5:36 1 7 NWE 7 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Jerame Tuman (defended by Tebucky Jones). Penalty on Bobby Hamilton: Illegal Use of Hands, 3 yards (no play) 21 3 5.6 6.28 17.8
3 5:32 1 4 NWE 4 Amos Zereoue left end for 3 yards (tackle by Roman Phifer) 21 3 6.28 5.91 16.5
3 5:32 2 1 NWE 1 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 1 yard, touchdown 21 9 5.91 7 16.8
3 Kris Brown kicks extra point good 21 10 0 0 0.0
3 PIT 30 Kris Brown kicks off 71 yards, returned by Patrick Pass for 35 yards (tackle by Lenzie Jackson) 21 10 0 1.2 0.0
3 5:11 1 10 NWE 34 Antowain Smith up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Kendrell Bell and Jason Gildon) 21 10 1.2 1.06 16.2
3 4:21 2 7 NWE 37 Penalty on Mike Compton: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 21 10 1.06 0.39 17.5
3 4:00 2 12 NWE 32 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for J.R. Redmond (defended by John Fiala) 21 10 0.39 -0.3 19.5
3 3:53 3 12 NWE 32 Drew Bledsoe sacked by Jason Gildon for -10 yards 21 10 -0.3 -1.9 25.6
3 3:53 4 22 NWE 22 Ken Walter punts 38 yards, returned by Troy Edwards for 28 yards (tackle by Ken Walter) 21 10 -1.9 -3.45 32.6
3 3:10 1 10 NWE 32 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress 21 10 3.45 2.9 29.2
3 3:03 2 10 NWE 32 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Dan Kreider for 9 yards (tackle by Ty Law) 21 10 2.9 3.4 31.4
3 2:45 3 1 NWE 23 Kordell Stewart up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Willie McGinest) 21 10 3.4 4.17 34.8
3 2:02 1 10 NWE 21 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Plaxico Burress for 10 yards 21 10 4.17 4.84 37.3
3 1:33 1 10 NWE 11 Amos Zereoue up the middle for 11 yards, touchdown 21 16 4.84 7 43.0
3 Kris Brown kicks extra point good 21 17 0 0 0.0
3 PIT 30 Kris Brown kicks off 68 yards, returned by Patrick Pass for 27 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend) 21 17 0 0.87 0.0
3 1:29 1 10 NWE 29 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Jermaine Wiggins (defended by Kendrell Bell) 21 17 0.87 0.33 46.7
3 1:15 2 10 NWE 29 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Charles Johnson for 15 yards (tackle by Brent Alexander) 21 17 0.33 1.86 38.0
3 0:36 1 10 NWE 44 Penalty on Greg Randall: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 21 17 1.86 1.53 38.9
3 0:36 1 15 NWE 39 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Troy Brown for 13 yards (tackle by Chad Scott and Brent Alexander) 21 17 1.53 2.4 34.2
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE PIT EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 2 PIT 48 Antowain Smith right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Joey Porter) 21 17 2.4 2.59 32.3
4 14:32 1 10 PIT 45 Antowain Smith right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Joey Porter) 21 17 2.59 2.85 30.3
4 13:56 2 4 PIT 39 Antowain Smith up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Jason Gildon and Casey Hampton) 21 17 2.85 2.28 32.5
4 13:14 3 3 PIT 38 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Marc Edwards for 6 yards (tackle by Kendrell Bell and Chad Scott) 21 17 2.28 3.45 25.1
4 12:38 1 10 PIT 32 J.R. Redmond up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Lee Flowers and Jason Gildon) 21 17 3.45 3.31 24.9
4 12:00 2 7 PIT 29 J.R. Redmond left tackle for 3 yards 21 17 3.31 3.01 25.3
4 11:21 3 4 PIT 26 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Fred Coleman. NWE challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld. 21 17 3.01 1.81 31.0
4 11:21 4 4 PIT 26 Adam Vinatieri 44 yard field goal good 24 17 1.81 3 24.2
4 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 63 yards, returned by Troy Edwards for 26 yards (tackle by Terrance Shaw) 24 17 0 1.14 0.0
4 11:12 1 10 PIT 33 Jerome Bettis up the middle for no gain (tackle by Mike Vrabel and Bobby Hamilton) 24 17 1.14 0.59 27.2
4 10:26 2 10 PIT 33 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Plaxico Burress for 15 yards (tackle by Otis Smith) 24 17 0.59 2.13 35.3
4 9:50 1 10 PIT 48 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Hines Ward for 9 yards (tackle by Ty Law) 24 17 2.13 2.8 38.8
4 9:10 2 1 NWE 43 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress (defended by Tebucky Jones). Penalty on Plaxico Burress: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 24 17 2.8 1.45 28.4
4 9:03 2 11 PIT 47 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Hines Ward for 5 yards 24 17 1.45 1.42 27.9
4 8:34 3 6 NWE 48 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Troy Edwards (defended by Terrance Shaw) 24 17 1.42 0.07 18.9
4 8:34 4 6 NWE 48 Josh Miller punts 30 yards, fair catch by Troy Brown. Penalty on Ted Johnson: Offensive Holding, 9 yards 24 17 0.07 0.38 20.6
4 8:20 1 10 NWE 9 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for David Patten (defended by Dewayne Washington) 24 17 -0.38 -0.78 22.3
4 8:13 2 10 NWE 9 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Marc Edwards for 7 yards (tackle by Jason Gildon) 24 17 -0.78 -0.6 21.0
4 7:30 3 3 NWE 16 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Jermaine Wiggins for 4 yards (tackle by Mike Logan and Dewayne Washington) 24 17 -0.6 0.28 14.6
4 6:40 1 10 NWE 20 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for David Patten (defended by Joey Porter) 24 17 0.28 -0.27 15.3
4 6:36 2 10 NWE 20 Drew Bledsoe sacked by Kendrell Bell for -1 yards 24 17 -0.27 -1.14 20.1
4 5:58 3 11 NWE 19 Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Troy Brown for 18 yards (tackle by Mike Jones) 24 17 -1.14 1.4 6.7
4 5:23 1 10 NWE 37 Antowain Smith up the middle for no gain (tackle by Aaron Smith and Chad Scott) 24 17 1.4 0.86 7.1
4 4:43 2 10 NWE 37 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Marc Edwards 24 17 0.86 0.17 7.8
4 4:39 3 10 NWE 37 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for David Patten 24 17 0.17 -0.91 12.7
4 4:39 4 10 NWE 37 Ken Walter punts 42 yards, returned by Troy Edwards for 1 yard (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 24 17 -0.91 -0.41 10.1
4 4:21 1 10 PIT 22 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Plaxico Burress for 11 yards (tackle by Otis Smith) 24 17 0.41 1.14 12.9
4 3:53 1 10 PIT 33 Kordell Stewart up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel and Roman Phifer) 24 17 1.14 0.46 7.9
4 3:34 2 11 PIT 32 Kordell Stewart pass complete to Jerame Tuman for 3 yards (tackle by Matt Stevens) 24 17 0.46 0.17 5.7
4 2:54 3 8 PIT 35 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward is intercepted by Tebucky Jones at NWE-47 and returned for 19 yards (tackle by Bobby Shaw) 24 17 0.17 -3.31 0.2
4 2:41 1 10 PIT 34 Antowain Smith up the middle for no gain (tackle by Brent Alexander) 24 17 3.31 2.77 0.2
4 2:35 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 24 17 0 0
4 2:35 Timeout #3 by New England Patriots 24 17 0 0
4 2:35 2 10 PIT 34 Antowain Smith left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Kendrell Bell and Lee Flowers) 24 17 2.77 2.35 0.3
4 2:27 Timeout #2 by Pittsburgh Steelers 24 17 0 0
4 2:27 3 8 PIT 32 Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for David Patten 24 17 2.35 1.24 0.7
4 2:27 4 8 PIT 32 Adam Vinatieri 50 yard field goal no good 24 17 1.24 -1.6 7.4
4 2:15 1 10 PIT 40 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress 24 17 1.6 1.05 4.2
4 2:11 2 10 PIT 40 Kordell Stewart pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress is intercepted by Lawyer Milloy at NWE-39 and returned for 11 yards (tackle by Plaxico Burress) 24 17 1.05 -2.26 0.1
4 2:02 1 10 PIT 50 Antowain Smith up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Kendrell Bell) 24 17 2.26 1.58 0.2
4 1:56 2 11 NWE 49 Antowain Smith right tackle for 19 yards (tackle by Brent Alexander) 24 17 1.58 3.45 0.0
4 1:42 Timeout #3 by Pittsburgh Steelers 24 17 0 0
4 1:42 1 10 PIT 32 Drew Bledsoe for -1 yards 24 17 3.45 2.77 0.0
4 1:03 2 11 PIT 33 Drew Bledsoe for -1 yards 24 17 2.77 1.95 0.0
4 0:27 3 12 PIT 34 Drew Bledsoe for -1 yards 24 17 1.95 0.97 0.0
End of Regulation24170.970
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).