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New England Patriots 23 at Pittsburgh Steelers 20

Sunday, September 25, 2005
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New England Patriots (10-6-0)7031323
Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5-0)1003720

Game Info
Stadium Heinz Field
Start Time (ET) 4:15pm
Roof outdoors
Surface dessograss
Weather 71 degrees relative humidity 72%, wind 7 mph
Vegas Line Pittsburgh Steelers -3.0
Over/Under 41.5 (over)
Officials
Referee William F
Umpire Tony Michalek
Head Linesman John Schleyer
Field Judge Gene Steratore
Back Judge Bob Waggoner
Side Judge James Coleman
Line Judge Byron Boston

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

Pass Targets

New England Patriots
No Direction (31/40, 372 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Deion Branch 7 6 78 0
Troy Brown 5 4 43 0
Corey Dillon 2 2 23 0
Tim Dwight 1 0 0
Kevin Faulk 7 7 71 0
David Givens 13 9 130 0
Daniel Graham 2 0 0
Bethel Johnson 1 1 3 0
Patrick Pass 1 1 14 0
Ben Watson 1 1 10 0
Pittsburgh Steelers
No Direction (12/28, 216 yards, 2 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Verron Haynes 1 1 18 0
Dan Kreider 1 0 0
Heath Miller 2 1 13 0
Quincy Morgan 1 1 9 0
Willie Parker 3 1 -6 0
Antwaan Randle El 7 2 56 0
Hines Ward 9 4 110 2
Cedrick Wilson 4 2 16 0

Rushing

New England Patriots
LE (5 rushes, 16 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 3 9 0
Kevin Faulk 2 7 0
LT (2 rushes, 2 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 1 0 0
Kevin Faulk 1 2 0
LG (1 rush, 1 yard)
Player Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 1 1 0
MD (12 rushes, 22 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 8 14 1
Kevin Faulk 3 3 0
Patrick Pass 1 5 0
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (5 rushes, 18 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 4 16 0
Kevin Faulk 1 2 0
RE (5 rushes, 21 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 5 21 1
Pittsburgh Steelers
LE (2 rushes, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 1 2 0
Ben Roethlisberger 1 8 0
LT (2 rushes, 3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 2 3 0
LG (3 rushes, 2 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Verron Haynes 1 1 0
Willie Parker 2 1 0
MD (11 rushes, 54 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Verron Haynes 1 6 0
Willie Parker 9 38 0
Ben Roethlisberger 1 10 0
RG (2 rushes, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 2 5 0
RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (2 rushes, 6 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 1 6 0
Cedrick Wilson 1 0 0

Pass Tackles

New England Patriots
No Direction
Pittsburgh Steelers
No Direction

New England Patriots Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 13:20 PIT 46 7 3:33 46 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 9:32 NWE 23 3 1:53 -5 Punt View Drive »
3 1 4:42 NWE 17 15 7:37 75 Fumble View Drive »
4 2 11:08 NWE 11 3 1:29 0 Punt View Drive »
5 2 7:19 NWE 20 3 1:30 -1 Punt View Drive »
6 2 2:34 NWE 42 8 2:03 50 Interception View Drive »
7 3 15:00 NWE 37 6 2:36 28 Missed FG View Drive »
8 3 10:57 NWE 20 4 1:53 6 Fumble View Drive »
9 3 6:08 NWE 26 6 2:48 25 Punt View Drive »
10 3 1:05 PIT 30 4 0:51 0 Field Goal View Drive »
11 4 14:19 NWE 14 7 3:42 86 Touchdown View Drive »
12 4 7:27 NWE 24 7 4:08 59 Field Goal View Drive »
13 4 1:21 NWE 38 5 1:20 37 Field Goal View Drive »

Pittsburgh Steelers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 PIT 20 3 1:40 0 Punt View Drive »
2 1 9:47 PIT 15 1 0:15 85 Touchdown View Drive »
3 1 7:39 NWE 49 7 2:57 34 Field Goal View Drive »
4 2 12:05 PIT 35 2 0:57 50 Fumble View Drive »
5 2 9:39 PIT 45 4 2:20 16 Punt View Drive »
6 2 5:49 PIT 39 8 3:15 27 Missed FG View Drive »
7 2 0:31 PIT 9 1 0:31 -1 End of Half View Drive »
8 3 12:24 PIT 43 3 1:27 6 Punt View Drive »
9 3 9:04 NWE 28 6 2:56 22 Field Goal View Drive »
10 3 3:20 PIT 6 3 2:15 9 Punt View Drive »
11 3 0:14 PIT 20 5 0:55 5 Punt View Drive »
12 4 10:37 PIT 10 6 3:10 8 Punt View Drive »
13 4 3:19 PIT 49 9 1:58 51 Touchdown View Drive »
14 4 0:01 0 0:01 0 End of Game 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 70 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 15:00 1 10 PIT 20 Willie Parker right end for 6 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 0 0 0.28 0.54 60.4
1 14:24 2 4 PIT 26 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Willie Parker for -6 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 0 0 0.54 -0.96 56.0
1 13:39 3 10 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward 0 0 -0.96 -2.03 52.7
1 13:33 4 10 PIT 20 Chris Gardocki punts 45 yards, returned by Tim Dwight for 19 yards (tackle by Verron Haynes) 0 0 -2.03 -2.52 51.2
1 13:20 1 10 PIT 46 Corey Dillon up the middle for 1 yard 0 0 2.52 2.11 52.4
1 12:46 2 9 PIT 45 Corey Dillon right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Casey Hampton and Larry Foote) 0 0 2.11 2.21 52.0
1 12:06 3 3 PIT 39 Corey Dillon right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Larry Foote and Ike Taylor) 0 0 2.21 3.45 48.2
1 11:29 1 10 PIT 32 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 15 yards 0 0 3.45 4.44 45.1
1 11:05 1 10 PIT 17 Kevin Faulk left end for 3 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 0 0 4.44 4.32 45.4
1 10:29 2 7 PIT 14 Tom Brady pass complete to Ben Watson for 10 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 0 0 4.32 6.28 39.3
1 9:52 1 4 PIT 4 Corey Dillon up the middle for 4 yards, touchdown 6 0 6.28 7 40.0
1 Adam Vinatieri kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 71 yards, returned by Ricardo Colclough for 16 yards (tackle by Guss Scott) 7 0 0 -0.22 0.0
1 9:43 1 10 PIT 15 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Hines Ward for 85 yards, touchdown 7 6 -0.22 7 55.4
1 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
1 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 73 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for 26 yards (tackle by Clint Kriewaldt) 7 7 0 0.48 0.0
1 9:27 1 10 NWE 23 Tom Brady pass complete to Corey Dillon for 4 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend) 7 7 0.48 0.47 57.0
1 8:43 2 6 NWE 27 Corey Dillon up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans) 7 7 0.47 0.04 58.2
1 8:05 3 4 NWE 29 Tom Brady sacked by James Farrior for -11 yards 7 7 0.04 -2.24 65.0
1 7:51 4 15 NWE 18 Josh Miller punts 48 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 17 yards (tackle by Patrick Pass) 7 7 -2.24 -2.32 65.3
1 7:39 1 10 NWE 49 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward. Penalty on Chad Scott: Defensive Pass Interference, 25 yards (no play) 7 7 2.32 3.97 70.0
1 7:34 1 10 NWE 24 Willie Parker right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Chad Brown and Eugene Wilson) 7 7 3.97 3.7 69.2
1 7:07 2 8 NWE 22 Willie Parker left end for 2 yards (tackle by Chad Brown) 7 7 3.7 3.27 68.0
1 6:26 3 6 NWE 20 Ben Roethlisberger up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Chad Scott and Eugene Wilson) 7 7 3.27 4.91 72.6
1 5:38 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 7 7 0 0
1 5:38 1 10 NWE 10 Willie Parker up the middle for no gain (tackle by Ty Warren and Matt Chatham) 7 7 4.91 4.19 70.7
1 5:02 2 10 NWE 10 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Antwaan Randle El 7 7 4.19 3.13 67.7
1 4:51 3 10 NWE 10 Penalty on Kendall Simmons: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 3.13 2.93 67.1
1 4:51 3 15 NWE 15 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Antwaan Randle El (defended by Asante Samuel) 7 7 2.93 2.44 65.6
1 4:45 4 15 NWE 15 Jeff Reed 33 yard field goal good 7 10 2.44 3 67.3
1 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 67 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for 24 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor). Penalty on Tully Banta-Cain: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 7 10 0 -0.06 0.0
1 4:34 1 10 NWE 17 Corey Dillon right end for 1 yard (tackle by Ike Taylor and Clark Haggans) 7 10 -0.06 -0.42 68.5
1 3:57 2 9 NWE 18 Tom Brady pass complete to Deion Branch for 15 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 7 10 -0.42 1.14 63.8
1 3:36 1 10 NWE 33 Corey Dillon left guard for 1 yard 7 10 1.14 0.73 65.1
1 2:56 2 9 NWE 34 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for Daniel Graham 7 10 0.73 0.04 67.2
1 2:51 3 9 NWE 34 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 19 yards (tackle by Ricardo Colclough) 7 10 0.04 2.46 59.6
1 2:21 1 10 PIT 47 Tom Brady pass complete to Deion Branch for 5 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 7 10 2.46 2.59 59.2
1 1:46 2 5 PIT 42 Kevin Faulk up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 7 10 2.59 1.75 61.9
1 1:04 3 6 PIT 43 Tom Brady pass complete to Kevin Faulk for 8 yards (tackle by Mike Logan) 7 10 1.75 3.25 56.9
1 0:42 1 10 PIT 35 Corey Dillon right end for 9 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans) 7 10 3.25 3.92 54.6
1 0:20 2 1 PIT 26 Corey Dillon right tackle for no gain (tackle by Clark Haggans and James Farrior) 7 10 3.92 3.2 57.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE PIT EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 1 PIT 26 Corey Dillon right end for 2 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Chris Hope) 7 10 3.2 3.97 54.4
2 14:18 1 10 PIT 24 Kevin Faulk left end for 4 yards (tackle by Chris Hope) 7 10 3.97 3.97 54.3
2 13:40 2 6 PIT 20 Kevin Faulk up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 7 10 3.97 3.95 54.3
2 13:01 3 2 PIT 16 Kevin Faulk right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Travis Kirschke and Chris Hope) 7 10 3.95 4.65 51.8
2 12:18 1 10 PIT 14 Tom Brady pass complete to Kevin Faulk for 6 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans). Kevin Faulk fumbles (forced by Clark Haggans), recovered by Larry Foote at PIT-8 and returned for 27 yards (tackle by Deion Branch) 7 10 4.65 -1.27 71.4
2 12:05 1 10 PIT 35 Willie Parker left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Guss Scott and Monty Beisel) 7 10 1.27 0.86 70.2
2 11:25 2 9 PIT 36 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Antwaan Randle El for 49 yards. Antwaan Randle El fumbles, recovered by Eugene Wilson at NWE-11 (tackle by Antwaan Randle El) 7 10 0.86 0.37 68.7
2 11:08 1 10 NWE 11 Tom Brady pass complete to Bethel Johnson for 3 yards (tackle by Joey Porter) 7 10 -0.37 -0.53 69.2
2 10:36 2 7 NWE 14 Kevin Faulk left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans) 7 10 -0.53 -0.84 70.2
2 10:03 3 5 NWE 16 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for Tim Dwight 7 10 -0.84 -2.39 74.9
2 9:59 4 5 NWE 16 Josh Miller punts 45 yards, fair catch by Antwaan Randle El. Penalty on Tully Banta-Cain: Ineligible Downfield Kick, 5 yards (no play) 7 10 -2.39 -2.49 75.2
2 9:50 4 10 NWE 11 Josh Miller punts 49 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 5 yards (tackle by Larry Izzo) 7 10 -2.49 -1.93 73.6
2 9:39 1 10 PIT 45 Willie Parker up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Monty Beisel and Eugene Wilson) 7 10 1.93 2.59 75.5
2 9:03 1 10 NWE 45 Willie Parker left guard for -2 yards (tackle by Richard Seymour) 7 10 2.59 1.77 73.2
2 8:18 2 12 NWE 47 Ben Roethlisberger left end for 8 yards (tackle by Jarvis Green) 7 10 1.77 2.15 74.4
2 7:29 3 4 NWE 39 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Antwaan Randle El is intercepted by Eugene Wilson at NWE-34 and returned for 2 yards (tackle by Antwaan Randle El). PIT challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Antwaan Randle El 7 10 2.15 0.66 69.8
2 7:26 4 4 NWE 39 Ben Roethlisberger punts 39 yards, touchback 7 10 0.66 -0.28 66.7
2 7:19 1 10 NWE 20 Corey Dillon left end for -1 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Ike Taylor) 7 10 0.28 -0.46 69.2
2 6:45 2 11 NWE 19 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Givens 7 10 -0.46 -1.14 71.5
2 6:40 3 11 NWE 19 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for no gain 7 10 -1.14 -2.14 74.6
2 6:00 4 11 NWE 19 Josh Miller punts 40 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for -2 yards (tackle by Bethel Johnson) 7 10 -2.14 -1.53 72.8
2 5:49 1 10 PIT 39 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Hines Ward for 9 yards (tackle by Asante Samuel) 7 10 1.53 2.2 74.9
2 5:11 2 1 PIT 48 Willie Parker right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Ty Warren and Eugene Wilson) 7 10 2.2 2.32 75.4
2 4:34 1 10 NWE 49 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Richard Seymour for -9 yards. Penalty on Richard Seymour: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards 7 10 2.32 2.72 76.7
2 4:11 1 10 NWE 43 Willie Parker up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Eugene Wilson and Asante Samuel) 7 10 2.72 3.45 78.9
2 3:34 1 10 NWE 32 Willie Parker left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork and Jarvis Green) 7 10 3.45 3.31 78.6
2 2:54 2 7 NWE 29 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Heath Miller (defended by Monty Beisel) 7 10 3.31 2.61 76.7
2 2:42 3 7 NWE 29 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward 7 10 2.61 1.5 73.1
2 2:37 4 7 NWE 29 Penalty on Barrett Brooks: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 10 1.5 1.06 71.7
2 2:37 4 12 NWE 34 Jeff Reed 52 yard field goal no good 7 10 1.06 -1.73 61.5
2 2:34 1 10 NWE 42 Corey Dillon left tackle for no gain (tackle by Casey Hampton) 7 10 1.73 1.19 63.6
2 2:00 2 10 NWE 42 Tom Brady pass complete to Kevin Faulk for 7 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 7 10 1.19 1.42 62.7
2 1:36 3 3 NWE 49 Tom Brady pass complete to Kevin Faulk for 7 yards (tackle by Mike Logan) 7 10 1.42 2.65 57.8
2 1:14 1 10 PIT 44 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Givens (defended by Ike Taylor) 7 10 2.65 2.11 60.0
2 1:11 2 10 PIT 44 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 4 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 7 10 2.11 1.95 60.6
2 0:58 3 6 PIT 40 Tom Brady pass complete to Deion Branch for 14 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 7 10 1.95 3.84 52.9
2 0:51 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 7 10 0 0
2 0:50 1 10 PIT 26 Tom Brady pass complete to Kevin Faulk for 23 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 7 10 3.84 6.51 41.9
2 0:41 1 3 PIT 3 Penalty on Steve Neal: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 10 6.51 5.37 46.5
2 0:41 1 8 PIT 8 Tom Brady pass incomplete is intercepted by Chris Hope at PIT-4 and returned for 5 yards (tackle by Dan Koppen) 7 10 5.37 0.38 66.7
2 0:31 1 10 PIT 9 Ben Roethlisberger kneels for -1 yards 7 10 -0.38 -0.85 68.1
End of Half710-0.850
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE PIT EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 58 yards, returned by Ellis Hobbs for 25 yards (tackle by Brett Keisel) 7 10 0 1.4 0.0
3 14:54 1 10 NWE 37 Corey Dillon up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Larry Foote and James Farrior) 7 10 1.4 1.4 62.8
3 14:18 2 6 NWE 41 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 18 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 7 10 1.4 2.85 56.8
3 13:43 1 10 PIT 41 Tom Brady sacked by James Harrison for -8 yards. Penalty on Nick Kaczur: Offensive Holding (Declined) 7 10 2.85 1.23 63.5
3 13:20 2 18 PIT 49 Tom Brady pass complete to Deion Branch for 14 yards (tackle by Mike Logan) 7 10 1.23 2.41 58.6
3 12:32 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 7 10 0 0
3 12:32 3 4 PIT 35 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for Troy Brown 7 10 2.41 0.98 64.5
3 12:27 4 4 PIT 35 Adam Vinatieri 53 yard field goal no good 7 10 0.98 -1.8 75.1
3 12:24 1 10 PIT 43 Willie Parker up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Ty Warren) 7 10 1.8 1.66 74.6
3 11:53 2 7 PIT 46 Willie Parker up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork and Ty Warren) 7 10 1.66 1.35 73.6
3 11:09 3 4 PIT 49 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Antwaan Randle El (defended by Duane Starks) 7 10 1.35 -0.13 68.1
3 11:05 4 4 PIT 49 Chris Gardocki punts 31 yards, fair catch by Troy Brown 7 10 -0.13 -0.28 67.5
3 10:57 1 10 NWE 20 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 11 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 7 10 0.28 1 64.5
3 10:21 1 10 NWE 31 Corey Dillon right end for 2 yards (tackle by Larry Foote and Casey Hampton) 7 10 1 0.73 65.7
3 9:37 2 8 NWE 33 Tom Brady sacked by Clark Haggans for -7 yards 7 10 0.73 -0.89 72.4
3 9:09 3 15 NWE 26 Kevin Faulk up the middle for no gain (tackle by Clark Haggans). Kevin Faulk fumbles (forced by Clark Haggans), recovered by Travis Kirschke at NWE-28 (tackle by Logan Mankins) 7 10 -0.89 -3.71 82.3
3 9:04 1 10 NWE 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Dan Kreider (defended by Willie McGinest) 7 10 3.71 3.17 80.6
3 9:04 2 10 NWE 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Heath Miller for 13 yards 7 10 3.17 4.58 84.8
3 9:04 1 10 NWE 15 Willie Parker up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Willie McGinest and Monty Beisel) 7 10 4.58 4.64 85.0
3 9:04 2 6 NWE 11 Willie Parker up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Richard Seymour) 7 10 4.64 3.58 81.9
3 6:56 3 7 NWE 12 Verron Haynes up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Guss Scott) 7 10 3.58 3.02 80.9
3 6:11 4 1 NWE 6 Jeff Reed 24 yard field goal good 7 13 3.02 3 81.1
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 63 yards, returned by Bethel Johnson for 19 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 7 13 0 0.67 0.0
3 6:08 1 10 NWE 26 Corey Dillon left end for 8 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu and Larry Foote) 7 13 0.67 1.21 76.8
3 5:22 2 2 NWE 34 Corey Dillon left end for 2 yards (tackle by Chris Hope). Penalty on Deion Branch: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 7 13 1.21 0.13 81.0
3 5:05 2 10 NWE 26 Tom Brady pass complete to Deion Branch for 22 yards (tackle by Chris Hope) 7 13 0.13 2.13 73.4
3 4:23 1 10 NWE 48 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for Daniel Graham 7 13 2.13 1.58 75.9
3 4:18 2 10 NWE 48 Corey Dillon right tackle for 3 yards 7 13 1.58 1.29 77.1
3 3:36 3 7 PIT 49 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Givens 7 13 1.29 0 82.2
3 3:30 4 7 PIT 49 Josh Miller punts 43 yards 7 13 0 0.38 80.9
3 3:20 1 10 PIT 6 Willie Parker left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel and Monty Beisel) 7 13 -0.38 -0.63 80.1
3 2:45 2 8 PIT 8 Willie Parker up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Monty Beisel and Guss Scott) 7 13 -0.63 -0.48 80.9
3 2:03 3 2 PIT 14 Verron Haynes left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Willie McGinest and Ellis Hobbs) 7 13 -0.48 -2.44 73.0
3 1:20 4 1 PIT 15 Chris Gardocki punts 43 yards, returned by Tim Dwight for 28 yards (tackle by Chris Gardocki) 7 13 -2.44 -3.58 67.7
3 1:05 1 10 PIT 30 Corey Dillon up the middle for no gain (tackle by James Farrior) 7 13 3.58 3.03 70.6
3 0:30 2 10 PIT 30 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for David Givens (defended by Troy Polamalu) 7 13 3.03 2.34 74.1
3 0:23 3 10 PIT 30 Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for Deion Branch 7 13 2.34 1.41 78.4
3 0:19 4 10 PIT 30 Adam Vinatieri 48 yard field goal good 10 13 1.41 3 71.0
3 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 70 yards, touchback 10 13 0 0.28 0.0
3 0:14 1 10 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Willie Parker 10 13 0.28 -0.27 69.6
3 0:04 2 10 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Cedrick Wilson for 10 yards (tackle by Duane Starks) 10 13 -0.27 0.94 75.6
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE PIT EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 PIT 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Willie Parker (defended by Richard Seymour) 10 13 0.94 0.39 73.0
4 14:51 2 10 PIT 30 Cedrick Wilson right end for no gain (tackle by Chad Brown and Willie McGinest) 10 13 0.39 -0.3 69.6
4 14:51 3 10 PIT 30 Penalty on Kendall Simmons: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 13 -0.3 -0.96 66.1
4 14:37 3 15 PIT 25 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Cedrick Wilson 10 13 -0.96 -1.7 62.0
4 14:29 4 15 PIT 25 Chris Gardocki punts 51 yards, muffed catch by Tim Dwight, recovered by Tim Dwight and returned for no gain. Penalty on Chad Scott: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 10 13 -1.7 0.28 72.7
4 14:19 1 10 NWE 14 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 14 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend) 10 13 -0.28 0.81 67.0
4 13:55 1 10 NWE 28 Tom Brady pass complete to Deion Branch for 8 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 10 13 0.81 1.34 64.2
4 13:12 2 2 NWE 36 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 19 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 10 13 1.34 2.59 56.7
4 12:31 1 10 PIT 45 Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 5 yards (tackle by Ricardo Colclough) 10 13 2.59 2.72 55.8
4 11:57 2 5 PIT 40 Corey Dillon up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Clark Haggans) 10 13 2.72 2.41 57.8
4 11:14 3 2 PIT 37 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 30 yards (tackle by Chris Hope) 10 13 2.41 5.6 36.4
4 10:46 1 7 PIT 7 Corey Dillon right end for 7 yards, touchdown 16 13 5.6 7 33.3
4 Adam Vinatieri kicks extra point good 17 13 0 0 0.0
4 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 71 yards, returned by Ricardo Colclough for 21 yards (tackle by Guss Scott). Penalty on Heath Miller: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 17 13 0 -0.38 0.0
4 10:29 1 10 PIT 10 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Richard Seymour for -8 yards 17 13 -0.38 -1.36 19.6
4 10:07 2 18 PIT 2 Willie Parker up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 17 13 -1.36 -2.12 15.6
4 9:24 3 16 PIT 4 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Verron Haynes for 18 yards (tackle by Guss Scott) 17 13 -2.12 0.41 28.0
4 8:47 1 10 PIT 22 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Willie McGinest for -9 yards 17 13 0.41 -1.43 16.7
4 8:13 2 19 PIT 13 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward 17 13 -1.43 -2.42 11.5
4 8:09 3 19 PIT 13 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Richard Seymour for 0 yards. Penalty on Willie McGinest: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 17 13 -2.42 -1.49 15.4
4 7:45 3 14 PIT 18 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Cedrick Wilson 17 13 -1.49 -2.24 11.4
4 7:37 4 14 PIT 18 Chris Gardocki punts 56 yards, returned by Tim Dwight for 8 yards (tackle by Mike Logan). Penalty on Tully Banta-Cain: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 17 13 -2.24 -0.54 19.4
4 7:27 1 10 NWE 24 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 12 yards (tackle by Chris Hope) 17 13 0.54 1.33 14.9
4 6:44 1 10 NWE 36 Tom Brady pass complete to Corey Dillon for 19 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend) 17 13 1.33 2.59 8.4
4 6:01 1 10 PIT 45 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 20 yards (tackle by Chris Hope) 17 13 2.59 3.91 3.8
4 5:19 1 10 PIT 25 Patrick Pass up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 17 13 3.91 4.04 2.7
4 4:44 2 5 PIT 20 Corey Dillon up the middle for no gain (tackle by Clark Haggans and James Farrior) 17 13 4.04 3.34 3.1
4 4:07 Timeout #2 by New England Patriots 17 13 0 0
4 4:07 3 5 PIT 20 Tom Brady pass complete to Kevin Faulk for 3 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 17 13 3.34 2.44 4.0
4 3:23 4 2 PIT 17 Adam Vinatieri 35 yard field goal good 20 13 2.44 3 1.7
4 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 65 yards, returned by Ricardo Colclough for 44 yards (tackle by Larry Izzo) 20 13 0 2.19 0.0
4 3:10 1 10 PIT 49 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Antwaan Randle El for 7 yards (tackle by Ellis Hobbs) 20 13 2.19 2.59 8.7
4 2:45 2 3 NWE 44 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward (defended by Mike Vrabel) 20 13 2.59 1.88 4.4
4 2:41 3 3 NWE 44 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Cedrick Wilson for 6 yards (tackle by Ellis Hobbs) 20 13 1.88 3.05 9.3
4 2:12 1 10 NWE 38 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward 20 13 3.05 2.51 4.8
4 2:06 2 10 NWE 38 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Hines Ward for 12 yards (tackle by Asante Samuel) 20 13 2.51 3.84 11.7
4 1:58 1 10 NWE 26 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Quincy Morgan for 9 yards (tackle by Chad Scott) 20 13 3.84 4.64 18.2
4 1:53 2 1 NWE 17 Ben Roethlisberger left end for 11 yards (tackle by Richard Seymour). Penalty on Kendall Simmons: Offensive Holding, 10 yards, Penalty on Marvel Smith: Offensive Holding (Declined) (no play) 20 13 4.64 3.16 6.2
4 1:46 2 11 NWE 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Antwaan Randle El 20 13 3.16 2.48 3.0
4 1:40 3 11 NWE 27 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Willie McGinest for 0 yards 20 13 2.48 1.67 1.1
4 1:31 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 20 13 0 0
4 1:31 Timeout #3 by New England Patriots 20 13 0 0
4 1:31 4 11 NWE 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Quincy Morgan (defended by Chad Scott). Penalty on Chad Scott: Defensive Pass Interference, 23 yards (no play) 20 13 1.67 6.28 38.5
4 1:25 1 4 NWE 4 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Hines Ward for 4 yards, touchdown 20 19 6.28 7 33.1
4 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 20 20 0 0 0.0
4 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 66 yards, returned by Ellis Hobbs for 34 yards (tackle by Chidi Iwuoma) 20 20 0 1.47 0.0
4 1:14 1 10 NWE 38 Tom Brady pass complete to Kevin Faulk for 17 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 20 20 1.47 2.59 10.2
4 1:06 1 10 PIT 45 Tom Brady pass complete to Patrick Pass for 14 yards. Penalty on Deshea Townsend: Illegal Contact (Declined) 20 20 2.59 3.51 3.4
4 0:57 1 10 PIT 31 Corey Dillon up the middle for no gain (tackle by Clark Haggans and Casey Hampton) 20 20 3.51 2.97 4.9
4 0:50 Timeout #2 by Pittsburgh Steelers 20 20 0 0
4 0:50 2 10 PIT 31 Tom Brady pass complete to David Givens for 6 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 20 20 2.97 3.07 3.4
4 0:05 3 4 PIT 25 Adam Vinatieri 43 yard field goal good 23 20 3.07 3 0.0
4 NWE 30 Adam Vinatieri kicks off 20 yards, returned by James Harrison for -2 yards (tackle by Larry Izzo) 23 20 0 2.26 0.0
End of Regulation23202.260
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).