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New England Patriots 41 at Pittsburgh Steelers 27

Sunday, January 23, 2005
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New England Patriots (14-2-0)101471041
Pittsburgh Steelers (15-1-0)30141027

Game Info
Stadium Heinz Field
Start Time (ET) 6:30pm
Roof outdoors
Surface dessograss
Weather 9 degrees, relative humidity 70%, wind 20 mph, wind chill -10
Vegas Line New England Patriots -3.0
Over/Under 36.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Walt Anderson
Umpire Butch Hannah
Head Linesman Ron Marinucci
Field Judge Bill Lovett
Back Judge Billy Smith
Side Judge Carl Cheffers
Line Judge Gary Arthur

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 (14/21, 207 yards, 2 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Deion Branch 4 4 116 1
Troy Brown 1 1 11 0
Corey Dillon 1 1 5 0
Christian Fauria 1 1 9 0
David Givens 10 5 59 1
Daniel Graham 1 1 -1 0
David Patten 3 1 8 0
Pittsburgh Steelers
No Direction (14/24, 226 yards, 3 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Plaxico Burress 6 3 37 1
Verron Haynes 1 1 14 0
Lee Mays 1 0 0
Antwaan Randle El 4 3 52 0
Walter Rasby 1 1 6 0
Jerame Tuman 3 1 8 1
Hines Ward 8 5 109 1

Rushing

New England Patriots
LE (4 rushes, 20 yards)
Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 2 2 0
Kevin Faulk 2 18 0
LT (4 rushes, 4 yards)
Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 4 4 0
LG (3 rushes, 1 yard)
Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 3 1 0
MD (8 rushes, 31 yards)
Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 7 29 0
Kevin Faulk 1 2 0
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (3 rushes, 5 yards)
Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 3 5 0
RE (7 rushes, 69 yards, 2 TD)
Att Yds TD
Deion Branch 2 37 1
Corey Dillon 5 32 1
Pittsburgh Steelers
LE (4 rushes, 47 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 1 25 0
Ben Roethlisberger 1 13 0
Duce Staley 2 9 0
LT (3 rushes, 15 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 2 9 0
Duce Staley 1 6 0
LG (7 rushes, 17 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 5 13 1
Verron Haynes 1 4 0
Duce Staley 1 0 0
MD (18 rushes, 76 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 8 18 0
Verron Haynes 3 20 0
Ben Roethlisberger 4 32 0
Duce Staley 3 6 0
RG (3 rushes, 11 yards)
Att Yds TD
Verron Haynes 1 4 0
Duce Staley 2 7 0
RT (2 rushes, -3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 1 -1 0
Duce Staley 1 -2 0
RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)

New England Patriots Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 13:33 PIT 48 5 2:13 18 Field Goal View Drive »
2 1 6:58 NWE 40 1 0:09 60 Touchdown View Drive »
3 1 4:30 NWE 27 3 0:58 -6 Punt View Drive »
4 1 1:22 NWE 30 6 3:27 15 Punt View Drive »
5 2 10:00 NWE 30 5 2:52 70 Touchdown View Drive »
6 2 0:40 NWE 14 2 0:40 11 End of Half View Drive »
7 3 15:00 NWE 30 3 1:27 -5 Punt View Drive »
8 3 10:54 NWE 31 7 3:27 69 Touchdown View Drive »
9 3 2:35 NWE 25 3 1:52 3 Punt View Drive »
10 4 13:29 NWE 38 10 5:26 49 Field Goal View Drive »
11 4 7:29 NWE 45 10 5:06 55 Touchdown View Drive »
12 4 0:52 PIT 45 2 0:52 -2 End of Game View Drive »

Pittsburgh Steelers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 PIT 25 3 1:27 7 Interception View Drive »
2 1 11:20 PIT 31 7 4:22 30 Fumble View Drive »
3 1 6:49 PIT 27 3 2:19 8 Punt View Drive »
4 1 3:32 NWE 48 5 2:10 23 Field Goal View Drive »
5 2 12:55 PIT 19 5 2:55 9 Punt View Drive »
6 2 7:08 PIT 23 8 4:54 58 Interception View Drive »
7 2 2:14 PIT 26 4 1:34 17 Punt View Drive »
8 3 13:33 PIT 44 5 2:39 56 Touchdown View Drive »
9 3 7:27 PIT 40 10 4:52 60 Touchdown View Drive »
10 3 0:43 PIT 45 6 2:14 53 Field Goal View Drive »
11 4 8:03 PIT 25 2 0:34 6 Interception View Drive »
12 4 2:23 PIT 39 6 1:31 61 Touchdown View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE PIT EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 46 yards, returned by Ike Taylor for 1 yard (tackle by Je'Rod Cherry) 0 0 0 0.61 0.0
1 14:57 1 10 PIT 25 Jerome Bettis left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Ted Johnson and Randall Gay) 0 0 0.61 0.6 42.9
1 14:22 2 6 PIT 29 Ben Roethlisberger up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Jarvis Green) 0 0 0.6 0.3 42.1
1 13:41 3 3 PIT 32 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Antwaan Randle El is intercepted by Eugene Wilson at PIT-48 0 0 0.3 -2.39 34.5
1 13:33 1 10 PIT 48 Deion Branch right end for 14 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 0 0 2.39 3.31 31.9
1 12:55 1 10 PIT 34 Corey Dillon left tackle for 1 yard 0 0 3.31 2.91 33.0
1 12:15 2 9 PIT 33 Corey Dillon right end for 3 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu and Larry Foote) 0 0 2.91 2.61 33.9
1 11:29 3 6 PIT 30 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Patten (defended by Deshea Townsend) 0 0 2.61 1.43 37.2
1 11:24 4 6 PIT 30 Adam Vinatieri 48 yard field goal good 3 0 1.43 3 32.8
1 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 52 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 13 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 3 0 0 1 0.0
1 11:20 1 10 PIT 31 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 3 0 1 1.14 36.0
1 10:33 2 5 PIT 36 Jerome Bettis up the middle for no gain (tackle by Ty Warren) 3 0 1.14 0.43 34.0
1 9:50 3 5 PIT 36 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Plaxico Burress for 16 yards (tackle by Eugene Wilson) 3 0 0.43 2.39 39.7
1 9:08 1 10 NWE 48 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 3 0 2.39 2.12 39.0
1 8:30 2 8 NWE 46 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 3 0 2.12 1.82 38.1
1 7:43 3 5 NWE 43 Verron Haynes right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Ty Warren and Tedy Bruschi) 3 0 1.82 0.66 34.7
1 7:07 4 1 NWE 39 Jerome Bettis up the middle for no gain (tackle by Rosevelt Colvin). Jerome Bettis fumbles (forced by Rosevelt Colvin), recovered by Mike Vrabel at NWE-39 and returned for 1 yards (tackle by Keydrick Vincent) 3 0 0.66 -1.6 28.3
1 6:58 1 10 NWE 40 Tom Brady pass complete to Deion Branch for 60 yards, touchdown 9 0 1.6 7 17.7
1 Adam Vinatieri kicks extra point good 10 0 0 0 0.0
1 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 60 yards, returned by Ike Taylor for 17 yards (tackle by Rabih Abdullah) 10 0 0 0.74 0.0
1 6:45 1 10 PIT 27 Jerome Bettis left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 10 0 0.74 0.33 16.3
1 6:08 2 9 PIT 28 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 10 0 0.33 -0.23 15.2
1 5:27 3 8 PIT 29 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Hines Ward for 6 yards (tackle by Hank Poteat) 10 0 -0.23 -1.04 13.6
1 4:42 4 2 PIT 35 Chris Gardocki punts 44 yards, returned by Troy Brown for 6 yards (tackle by Ricardo Colclough) 10 0 -1.04 -0.74 14.0
1 4:30 1 10 NWE 27 Tom Brady pass complete to Daniel Graham for -1 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 10 0 0.74 0.06 15.3
1 3:53 2 11 NWE 26 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Givens 10 0 0.06 -0.62 16.5
1 3:53 3 11 NWE 26 Penalty on David Givens: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 0 -0.62 -1.29 17.9
1 3:48 3 16 NWE 21 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Givens (defended by Chris Hope) 10 0 -1.29 -1.96 19.4
1 3:43 4 16 NWE 21 Josh Miller punts 27 yards 10 0 -1.96 -2.39 20.4
1 3:32 1 10 NWE 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Hines Ward for 19 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 10 0 2.39 3.64 23.4
1 2:50 1 10 NWE 29 Duce Staley left end for 4 yards (tackle by Ty Warren) 10 0 3.64 3.64 23.3
1 2:14 2 6 NWE 25 Duce Staley up the middle for no gain (tackle by Asante Samuel) 10 0 3.64 2.94 21.5
1 1:32 3 6 NWE 25 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Lee Mays 10 0 2.94 1.83 18.8
1 1:26 4 6 NWE 25 Jeff Reed 43 yard field goal good 10 3 1.83 3 21.6
1 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 62 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for 22 yards (tackle by Clint Kriewaldt) 10 3 0 0.94 0.0
1 1:14 1 10 NWE 30 Corey Dillon right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Willie J. Williams) 10 3 0.94 0.66 19.9
1 0:37 2 8 NWE 32 Corey Dillon up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Larry Foote and James Farrior) 10 3 0.66 0.23 20.9
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE PIT EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 6 NWE 34 Tom Brady pass complete to David Patten for 8 yards (tackle by Chad Scott) 10 3 0.23 1.73 17.3
2 14:34 1 10 NWE 42 Corey Dillon up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu and James Farrior) 10 3 1.73 1.86 17.0
2 13:57 2 5 NWE 47 Corey Dillon left tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Aaron Smith) 10 3 1.86 0.89 19.1
2 13:14 3 7 NWE 45 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Givens 10 3 0.89 -0.39 22.1
2 13:07 4 7 NWE 45 Josh Miller punts 45 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 9 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 10 3 -0.39 -0.15 21.5
2 12:55 1 10 PIT 19 Duce Staley left end for 5 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison and Ted Johnson) 10 3 0.15 0.34 22.0
2 12:17 2 5 PIT 24 Duce Staley left tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison and Eugene Wilson) 10 3 0.34 0.94 23.5
2 11:39 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 10 3 0 0
2 11:39 1 10 PIT 30 Duce Staley left guard for no gain (tackle by Keith Traylor and Jarvis Green) 10 3 0.94 0.39 21.9
2 11:04 2 10 PIT 30 Duce Staley right tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Ted Johnson) 10 3 0.39 -0.56 19.4
2 10:21 3 12 PIT 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward (defended by Hank Poteat) 10 3 -0.56 -1.5 17.0
2 10:13 4 12 PIT 28 Chris Gardocki punts 42 yards 10 3 -1.5 -0.94 18.3
2 10:00 1 10 NWE 30 Tom Brady pass complete to Christian Fauria for 9 yards (tackle by Willie J. Williams) 10 3 0.94 1.61 16.7
2 9:25 2 1 NWE 39 Corey Dillon left guard for 2 yards 10 3 1.61 1.66 16.5
2 8:46 1 10 NWE 41 Tom Brady pass complete to Deion Branch for 45 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 10 3 1.66 4.65 10.5
2 7:59 1 10 PIT 14 Tom Brady pass complete to Corey Dillon for 5 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 10 3 4.65 4.9 9.9
2 7:12 2 5 PIT 9 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 9 yards, touchdown 16 3 4.9 7 8.1
2 Adam Vinatieri kicks extra point good 17 3 0 0 0.0
2 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 58 yards, returned by Ike Taylor for 11 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 17 3 0 0.48 0.0
2 7:00 1 10 PIT 23 Duce Staley up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Ty Warren and Ted Johnson) 17 3 0.48 0.47 7.3
2 6:22 2 6 PIT 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Jerame Tuman for 8 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 17 3 0.47 1.27 8.3
2 5:41 1 10 PIT 35 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Hines Ward for 28 yards (tackle by Eugene Wilson) 17 3 1.27 3.12 11.1
2 5:13 1 10 NWE 37 Duce Staley up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Jarvis Green) 17 3 3.12 2.84 10.5
2 4:34 2 8 NWE 35 Duce Staley right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Ty Warren) 17 3 2.84 2.54 9.8
2 3:53 3 5 NWE 32 Ben Roethlisberger up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 17 3 2.54 4.04 12.5
2 3:12 1 10 NWE 23 Duce Staley right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 17 3 4.04 4.05 12.3
2 2:31 2 6 NWE 19 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Jerame Tuman is intercepted by Rodney Harrison at NWE-13 and returned for 87 yards, touchdown 23 3 4.05 -7 1.5
2 Adam Vinatieri kicks extra point good 24 3 0 0 0.0
2 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 70 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 26 yards (tackle by Je'Rod Cherry) 24 3 0 0.67 0.0
2 2:06 1 10 PIT 26 Ben Roethlisberger left end for 13 yards (tackle by Troy Brown) 24 3 0.67 1.53 1.6
2 1:57 1 10 PIT 39 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress (defended by Asante Samuel) 24 3 1.53 0.99 1.4
2 1:49 2 10 PIT 39 Verron Haynes up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Ty Warren and Jarvis Green) 24 3 0.99 0.96 1.4
2 1:10 3 5 PIT 44 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Jarvis Green for -1 yards. Ben Roethlisberger fumbles (forced by Jarvis Green), ball out of bounds at PIT-43 24 3 0.96 -0.52 0.9
2 0:51 4 6 PIT 43 Chris Gardocki punts 43 yards, returned by Troy Brown for no gain 24 3 -0.52 0.28 1.1
2 0:40 1 10 NWE 14 Corey Dillon left end for 3 yards 24 3 -0.28 -0.37 1.1
2 0:31 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 24 3 0 0
2 0:31 2 7 NWE 17 Corey Dillon up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Chris Hope) 24 3 -0.37 0.61 1.0
End of Half2430.610
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE PIT EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 62 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for 22 yards (tackle by Sean Morey) 24 3 0 0.94 0.0
3 14:55 1 10 NWE 30 Corey Dillon left end for -1 yards (tackle by Chris Hope) 24 3 0.94 0.26 0.8
3 14:29 2 11 NWE 29 Tom Brady sacked by Joey Porter for -4 yards 24 3 0.26 -0.96 1.1
3 13:50 3 15 NWE 25 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Patten 24 3 -0.96 -1.7 1.3
3 13:44 4 15 NWE 25 Josh Miller punts 40 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 9 yards (tackle by Lonie Paxton) 24 3 -1.7 -1.86 1.4
3 13:33 1 10 PIT 44 Jerome Bettis left tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 24 3 1.86 2.13 1.4
3 12:58 2 4 PIT 50 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Antwaan Randle El for 12 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 24 3 2.13 3.05 1.8
3 12:20 1 10 NWE 38 Jerome Bettis right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork and Willie McGinest) 24 3 3.05 2.37 1.4
3 11:43 2 11 NWE 39 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Antwaan Randle El for 34 yards (tackle by Ted Johnson) 24 3 2.37 6.06 3.5
3 10:58 1 5 NWE 5 Jerome Bettis left guard for 5 yards, touchdown 24 9 6.06 7 3.3
3 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 24 10 0 0 0.0
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 56 yards, returned by Patrick Pass for 17 yards (tackle by Clint Kriewaldt) 24 10 0 1 0.0
3 10:47 1 10 NWE 31 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 6 yards (tackle by Willie J. Williams) 24 10 1 1.27 3.0
3 10:24 2 4 NWE 37 Corey Dillon left guard for no gain (tackle by James Farrior and Clark Haggans) 24 10 1.27 0.56 3.5
3 9:40 3 4 NWE 37 Tom Brady pass complete to Deion Branch for 7 yards 24 10 0.56 1.86 2.4
3 9:14 1 10 NWE 44 Corey Dillon right tackle for no gain (tackle by Clark Haggans) 24 10 1.86 1.32 2.7
3 8:38 2 10 NWE 44 Tom Brady sacked by Clark Haggans for -7 yards 24 10 1.32 -0.3 3.9
3 8:04 3 17 NWE 37 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for Kevin Faulk. Penalty on Aaron Smith: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 24 10 -0.3 1.73 2.2
3 8:00 1 10 NWE 42 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 18 yards (tackle by Willie Williams). David Givens fumbles (forced by Willie Williams), recovered by Willie Williams at PIT-40 (tackle by Daniel Graham). Penalty on Clark Haggans: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards. NWE challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 18 yards (tackle by Willie J. Williams). Penalty on Clark Haggans: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 24 10 1.73 3.91 1.1
3 7:34 1 10 PIT 25 Corey Dillon right end for 25 yards, touchdown 30 10 3.91 7 0.5
3 Adam Vinatieri kicks extra point good 31 10 0 0 0.0
3 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 52 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 22 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 31 10 0 1.6 0.0
3 7:20 1 10 PIT 40 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress (defended by Asante Samuel) 31 10 1.6 1.05 0.5
3 7:12 2 10 PIT 40 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Walter Rasby for 6 yards (tackle by Ted Johnson) 31 10 1.05 1.16 0.5
3 6:35 3 4 PIT 46 Ben Roethlisberger up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel and Willie McGinest) 31 10 1.16 2.59 0.8
3 5:56 1 10 NWE 45 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Ty Warren and Ted Johnson) 31 10 2.59 2.85 0.8
3 5:17 2 4 NWE 39 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Jerame Tuman 31 10 2.85 2.15 0.6
3 5:12 3 4 NWE 39 Verron Haynes left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Troy Brown and Rodney Harrison) 31 10 2.15 3.25 0.8
3 4:32 1 10 NWE 35 Jerome Bettis left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 31 10 3.25 2.97 0.7
3 3:54 2 8 NWE 33 Jerome Bettis left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel and Dan Koppen) 31 10 2.97 2.68 0.5
3 2:57 3 5 NWE 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward (defended by Asante Samuel) 31 10 2.68 1.45 0.3
3 2:45 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 31 10 0 0
3 2:45 4 5 NWE 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Hines Ward for 30 yards, touchdown 31 16 1.45 7 1.5
3 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 31 17 0 0 0.0
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 62 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for 17 yards (tackle by James Harrison) 31 17 0 0.61 0.0
3 2:29 1 10 NWE 25 Corey Dillon left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Joey Porter and Aaron Smith) 31 17 0.61 0.47 1.7
3 1:46 2 7 NWE 28 Corey Dillon up the middle for no gain (tackle by Joey Porter) 31 17 0.47 -0.23 2.0
3 1:05 3 7 NWE 28 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 44 yards (tackle by Russell Stuvaints). PIT challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Givens 31 17 -0.23 -1.5 2.8
3 1:00 4 7 NWE 28 Josh Miller punts 49 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 22 yards (tackle by Dexter Reid) 31 17 -1.5 -1.93 3.2
3 0:43 1 10 PIT 45 Jerome Bettis left end for 25 yards (tackle by Eugene Wilson and Rodney Harrison) 31 17 1.93 3.58 5.2
3 0:16 1 10 NWE 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Hines Ward for 26 yards (tackle by Asante Samuel) 31 17 3.58 6.28 10.6
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE PIT EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 4 NWE 4 Jerome Bettis left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 31 17 6.28 5.53 8.6
4 14:22 2 3 NWE 3 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Plaxico Burress (defended by Asante Samuel) 31 17 5.53 4.72 6.5
4 14:17 3 3 NWE 3 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Ted Johnson and Ty Warren) 31 17 4.72 3.25 4.1
4 13:32 4 2 NWE 2 Jeff Reed 20 yard field goal good 31 20 3.25 3 3.4
4 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 61 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for 29 yards (tackle by Ricardo Colclough) 31 20 0 1.47 0.0
4 13:19 1 10 NWE 38 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 11 yards (tackle by Chris Hope) 31 20 1.47 2.19 1.5
4 13:19 1 10 NWE 49 Corey Dillon right end for 1 yard (tackle by Aaron Smith) 31 20 2.19 1.78 1.7
4 12:17 2 9 PIT 50 Tom Brady pass complete to Deion Branch for 4 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 31 20 1.78 1.62 1.5
4 11:33 3 5 PIT 46 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 10 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend). David Givens fumbles (forced by Deshea Townsend), recovered by David Givens at PIT-36 31 20 1.62 3.18 0.6
4 10:47 1 10 PIT 36 Corey Dillon up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Aaron Smith) 31 20 3.18 3.45 0.4
4 10:09 2 4 PIT 30 Kevin Faulk left end for 17 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend) 31 20 3.45 4.71 0.2
4 9:36 1 10 PIT 13 David Givens for -2 yards (tackle by Willie J. Williams) 31 20 4.71 3.76 0.2
4 8:52 2 12 PIT 15 Corey Dillon left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Larry Foote and Kendrick Clancy) 31 20 3.76 3.12 0.3
4 8:12 3 10 PIT 13 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Givens (defended by Deshea Townsend) 31 20 3.12 2.57 0.3
4 8:06 4 10 PIT 13 Adam Vinatieri 31 yard field goal good 34 20 2.57 3 0.2
4 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 59 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 14 yards (tackle by Rabih Abdullah) 34 20 0 0.61 0.0
4 7:58 1 10 PIT 25 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Antwaan Randle El for 6 yards (tackle by Asante Samuel) 34 20 0.61 0.87 0.3
4 7:36 2 4 PIT 31 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward is intercepted by Eugene Wilson at NWE-45. PIT challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld. 34 20 0.87 -1.93 0.0
4 7:29 1 10 NWE 45 Corey Dillon right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans and Chris Hoke) 34 20 1.93 1.79 0.0
4 6:47 2 7 NWE 48 Corey Dillon up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Aaron Smith and Clint Kriewaldt) 34 20 1.79 1.36 0.0
4 6:40 Timeout #2 by Pittsburgh Steelers 34 20 0 0
4 6:40 3 5 PIT 50 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 16 yards 34 20 1.36 3.31 0.0
4 6:09 1 10 PIT 34 Corey Dillon right end for 1 yard (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 34 20 3.31 2.91 0.0
4 5:23 2 9 PIT 33 Corey Dillon up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Joey Porter) 34 20 2.91 3.01 0.0
4 4:38 3 3 PIT 27 Kevin Faulk up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Troy Polamalu) 34 20 3.01 1.95 0.0
4 4:30 Timeout #3 by Pittsburgh Steelers 34 20 0 0
4 4:30 4 1 PIT 25 Kevin Faulk left end for 1 yard (tackle by Joey Porter and Clint Kriewaldt) 34 20 1.95 3.97 0.0
4 4:00 1 10 PIT 24 Corey Dillon right end for 2 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu and Willie J. Williams) 34 20 3.97 3.7 0.0
4 3:16 2 8 PIT 22 Corey Dillon left guard for -1 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Willie J. Williams) 34 20 3.7 2.87 0.0
4 2:32 3 9 PIT 23 Deion Branch right end for 23 yards, touchdown 40 20 2.87 7 0.0
4 Adam Vinatieri kicks extra point good 41 20 0 0 0.0
4 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 42 yards, returned by Matt Cushing for 11 yards (tackle by Dexter Reid) 41 20 0 1.53 0.0
4 2:17 1 10 PIT 39 Ben Roethlisberger up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 41 20 1.53 2.26 0.0
4 2:00 1 10 PIT 50 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Plaxico Burress for 14 yards (tackle by Hank Poteat) 41 20 2.26 3.18 0.0
4 1:53 1 10 NWE 36 Verron Haynes up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 41 20 3.18 3.58 0.0
4 1:34 2 3 NWE 29 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Verron Haynes for 14 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi) 41 20 3.58 4.58 0.0
4 1:15 1 10 NWE 15 Verron Haynes up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Willie McGinest) 41 20 4.58 5.41 0.0
4 0:56 Timeout #2 by New England Patriots 41 20 0 0
4 0:56 2 2 NWE 7 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Plaxico Burress for 7 yards, touchdown 41 26 5.41 7 0.0
4 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 41 27 0 0 0.0
4 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks onside 15 yards, recovered by Christian Fauria 41 27 0 2.59 0.0
4 0:50 1 10 PIT 45 Tom Brady kneels for -1 yards 41 27 2.59 1.91 0.0
4 0:50 2 11 PIT 46 Tom Brady kneels for -1 yards 41 27 1.91 1.09 0.0
End of Regulation41271.090
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).