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Pittsburgh Steelers 18 at Minnesota Vikings 3

Sunday, December 18, 2005
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Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5-0)376218
Minnesota Vikings (9-7-0)30003

Game Info
Stadium Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Start Time (ET) 1:00pm
Roof dome
Surface fieldturf
Weather 72 degrees
Vegas Line Pittsburgh Steelers -3.0
Over/Under 41.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Ed Hochuli
Umpire Steve Wilson
Head Linesman Mark Hittner
Field Judge Tom Sifferman
Back Judge Scott Helverson
Side Judge Al Riveron
Line Judge Tom Symonette

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

Pittsburgh Steelers
No Direction (10/15, 149 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Heath Miller 3 2 58 0
Willie Parker 2 2 16 0
Antwaan Randle El 3 2 48 0
Hines Ward 5 2 11 0
Cedrick Wilson 2 2 16 0
Minnesota Vikings
No Direction (16/30, 143 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Michael Bennett 2 1 -5 0
Nate Burleson 3 2 24 0
Jim Kleinsasser 2 1 6 0
Mewelde Moore 2 2 9 0
Koren Robinson 7 3 34 0
Marcus Robinson 5 2 38 0
Travis Taylor 6 3 28 0
Jermaine Wiggins 3 2 9 0

Rushing

Pittsburgh Steelers
LE (5 rushes, 8 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Verron Haynes 1 2 0
Willie Parker 2 6 0
Ben Roethlisberger 2 0 1
LT (4 rushes, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 1 0 0
Willie Parker 3 9 0
LG (5 rushes, 24 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 1 -1 0
Verron Haynes 2 12 0
Willie Parker 2 13 0
MD (9 rushes, 70 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 3 7 0
Verron Haynes 4 12 0
Willie Parker 2 51 0
RG (5 rushes, 12 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jerome Bettis 4 10 0
Verron Haynes 1 2 0
RT (4 rushes, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
Verron Haynes 1 8 0
Willie Parker 3 -1 0
RE (4 rushes, 14 yards)
Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 2 3 0
Antwaan Randle El 1 2 0
Ben Roethlisberger 1 9 0
Minnesota Vikings
LE (1 rush, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Bennett 1 3 0
LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (1 rush, 2 yards)
Att Yds TD
Ciatrick Fason 1 2 0
MD (8 rushes, 20 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Bennett 4 13 0
Ciatrick Fason 2 -2 0
Brad Johnson 1 6 0
Mewelde Moore 1 3 0
RG (2 rushes, 5 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Bennett 1 3 0
Mewelde Moore 1 2 0
RT (1 rush, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Bennett 1 3 0
RE (3 rushes, 23 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Bennett 3 23 0

Pittsburgh Steelers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 PIT 25 7 3:53 72 Field Goal View Drive »
2 1 8:48 PIT 19 6 3:23 17 Punt View Drive »
3 1 1:59 PIT 26 3 1:56 8 Punt View Drive »
4 2 10:40 PIT 20 3 1:35 -5 Punt View Drive »
5 2 6:42 MIN 14 6 3:12 14 Touchdown View Drive »
6 2 0:18 PIT 20 1 0:18 -1 End of Half View Drive »
7 3 10:00 PIT 15 9 6:11 63 Field Goal View Drive »
8 3 3:49 MIN 29 5 3:13 21 Field Goal View Drive »
9 4 14:31 PIT 35 4 2:40 15 Punt View Drive »
10 4 11:45 PIT 33 6 4:56 26 Punt View Drive »
11 4 5:59 PIT 42 3 2:16 0 Punt View Drive »
12 4 3:15 PIT 38 8 3:15 31 End of Game View Drive »

Minnesota Vikings Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 11:07 MIN 18 5 2:19 25 Punt View Drive »
2 1 5:25 MIN 34 4 2:00 18 Punt View Drive »
3 1 3:25 PIT 3 4 1:26 1 Field Goal View Drive »
4 1 0:03 MIN 26 8 4:23 68 Interception View Drive »
5 2 9:05 MIN 36 3 2:23 9 Punt View Drive »
6 2 3:30 MIN 31 9 3:12 50 Interception View Drive »
7 3 15:00 MIN 46 8 5:00 40 Blocked FG View Drive »
8 3 0:36 MIN 24 3 1:05 -5 Punt View Drive »
9 4 11:51 MIN 2 1 0:06 -2 Safety View Drive »
10 4 6:49 MIN 13 3 0:50 2 Punt View Drive »
11 4 3:43 MIN 11 3 0:28 0 Punt View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail PIT MIN EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 MIN 30 Paul Edinger kicks off 62 yards, returned by Quincy Morgan for 17 yards (tackle by Rod Davis) 0 0 0 0.61 0.0
1 14:56 1 10 PIT 25 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Heath Miller for 8 yards (tackle by Corey Chavous) 0 0 0.61 1.14 37.9
1 14:13 2 2 PIT 33 Willie Parker left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Kevin Williams). Penalty on Kendall Simmons: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 0 0 1.14 -0.21 41.9
1 13:46 2 12 PIT 23 Penalty on Max Starks: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 -0.21 -0.98 44.2
1 13:26 2 17 PIT 18 Ben Roethlisberger right end for 9 yards (tackle by Erasmus James). Penalty on Erasmus James: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 0 0 -0.98 1.73 36.3
1 12:56 1 10 PIT 42 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Heath Miller for 50 yards (tackle by Brian Williams) 0 0 1.73 5.37 26.6
1 12:37 1 8 MIN 8 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Sam Cowart) 0 0 5.37 5.72 25.7
1 11:57 2 2 MIN 2 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Heath Miller 0 0 5.72 4.95 27.6
1 11:52 3 2 MIN 2 Ben Roethlisberger for no gain. Ben Roethlisberger fumbles, recovered by Ben Roethlisberger at MIN-3 0 0 4.95 3.04 32.7
1 11:11 4 3 MIN 3 Jeff Reed 21 yard field goal good 3 0 3.04 3 32.8
1 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 65 yards, returned by Koren Robinson for 23 yards (tackle by Ricardo Colclough). Penalty on Marcus Johnson: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 3 0 0 0.04 0.0
1 11:00 1 10 MIN 18 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Travis Taylor (defended by Ike Taylor) 3 0 0.04 -0.49 31.4
1 10:56 2 10 MIN 18 Michael Bennett right end for 18 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 3 0 -0.49 1.33 36.6
1 10:17 1 10 MIN 36 Michael Bennett left end for 3 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend) 3 0 1.33 1.2 36.2
1 9:38 2 7 MIN 39 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Jim Kleinsasser 3 0 1.2 0.5 34.2
1 9:34 3 7 MIN 39 Brad Johnson pass complete to Travis Taylor for 4 yards (tackle by Joey Porter) 3 0 0.5 -0.52 31.3
1 8:58 4 3 MIN 43 Chris Kluwe punts 36 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for -2 yards (tackle by Will Hunter) 3 0 -0.52 -0.15 32.3
1 8:48 1 10 PIT 19 Willie Parker right tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Darrion Scott) 3 0 0.15 -0.72 34.8
1 8:12 2 12 PIT 17 Willie Parker left end for 2 yards (tackle by Brian Williams) 3 0 -0.72 -1.07 35.9
1 7:33 3 10 PIT 19 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Antwaan Randle El for 20 yards (tackle by Ralph Brown) 3 0 -1.07 1.53 28.5
1 7:00 1 10 PIT 39 Willie Parker up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson and Darrion Scott) 3 0 1.53 1.26 29.2
1 6:20 2 8 PIT 41 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Erasmus James for -5 yards 3 0 1.26 -0.1 33.0
1 5:43 3 13 PIT 36 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward 3 0 -0.1 -0.98 35.6
1 5:38 4 13 PIT 36 Chris Gardocki punts 47 yards, returned by Mewelde Moore for 17 yards (tackle by Ricardo Colclough) 3 0 -0.98 -1.2 36.3
1 5:25 1 10 MIN 34 Penalty on Bryant McKinnie: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 0 1.2 0.87 35.3
1 5:25 1 15 MIN 29 Brad Johnson pass complete to Marcus Robinson for 17 yards 3 0 0.87 1.99 38.7
1 4:59 1 10 MIN 46 Michael Bennett up the middle for 3 yards. Michael Bennett fumbles, recovered by Michael Bennett at MIN-49 3 0 1.99 1.86 38.4
1 4:24 2 7 MIN 49 Mewelde Moore up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 3 0 1.86 1.55 37.4
1 3:43 3 4 PIT 48 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Marcus Robinson (defended by Ike Taylor) 3 0 1.55 0.07 32.9
1 3:39 4 4 PIT 48 Chris Kluwe punts 43 yards, muffed catch by Antwaan Randle El, recovered by Raonall Smith and returned for no gain 3 0 0.07 6.51 53.5
1 3:25 1 3 PIT 3 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Marcus Robinson. MIN challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld. 3 0 6.51 5.53 50.4
1 3:21 2 3 PIT 3 Ciatrick Fason left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 3 0 5.53 5.17 49.2
1 2:43 3 1 PIT 1 Ciatrick Fason up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by James Harrison and Troy Polamalu) 3 0 5.17 3.25 42.9
1 2:02 4 2 PIT 2 Paul Edinger 20 yard field goal good 3 3 3.25 3 42.2
1 MIN 30 Paul Edinger kicks off 67 yards, returned by Quincy Morgan for 23 yards (tackle by Richard Owens) 3 3 0 0.67 0.0
1 1:52 1 10 PIT 26 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Hines Ward for no gain 3 3 0.67 0.13 41.8
1 1:14 2 10 PIT 26 Penalty on Pat Williams: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 3 3 0.13 0.81 39.6
1 1:00 2 5 PIT 31 Willie Parker left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Darrion Scott and C.J. Mosley) 3 3 0.81 0.5 40.6
1 0:19 3 2 PIT 34 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward (defended by Brian Williams) 3 3 0.5 -1.11 46.1
1 0:14 4 2 PIT 34 Chris Gardocki punts 58 yards, returned by Mewelde Moore for 18 yards (tackle by Sean Morey) 3 3 -1.11 -0.67 44.6
1 0:03 1 10 MIN 26 Mewelde Moore right end for 1 yard (tackle by Kimo von Oelhoffen). Penalty on Marcus Johnson: Face Mask (15 Yards), 13 yards (no play) 3 3 0.67 -0.67 40.1
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail PIT MIN EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 1 23 MIN 13 3 3 -0.67 -0.02 42.3
2 14:54 1 18 MIN 18 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Koren Robinson. Penalty on Troy Polamalu: Defensive Pass Interference, 39 yards (no play) 3 3 -0.02 2.72 51.6
2 14:47 1 10 PIT 43 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Koren Robinson (defended by Deshea Townsend) 3 3 2.72 2.18 49.8
2 14:40 2 10 PIT 43 Mewelde Moore right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans) 3 3 2.18 1.75 48.3
2 13:59 3 8 PIT 41 Brad Johnson pass complete to Koren Robinson for 15 yards (tackle by Bryant McFadden) 3 3 1.75 3.84 55.7
2 13:32 1 10 PIT 26 Brad Johnson pass complete to Travis Taylor for 6 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 3 3 3.84 4.11 56.7
2 13:10 2 4 PIT 20 Penalty on Adam Goldberg: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 3 4.11 3.43 54.4
2 12:52 2 9 PIT 25 Brad Johnson pass complete to Jermaine Wiggins for 4 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 3 3 3.43 3.27 53.9
2 12:07 3 5 PIT 21 Penalty on Marcus Johnson: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 3 3.27 2.61 51.8
2 11:46 3 10 PIT 26 Brad Johnson pass complete to Marcus Robinson for 21 yards (tackle by Chris Hope) 3 3 2.61 6.06 63.8
2 11:29 1 5 PIT 5 Ciatrick Fason up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 3 3 6.06 4.95 60.1
2 10:48 2 6 PIT 6 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Koren Robinson is intercepted by Joey Porter at PIT-5. Penalty on Anthony Herrera: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 3 3 4.95 -0.28 41.7
2 10:40 1 10 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Antwaan Randle El (defended by Brian Williams) 3 3 0.28 -0.27 43.7
2 10:32 2 10 PIT 20 Jerome Bettis right guard for no gain (tackle by Mike Rosenthal and E.J. Henderson) 3 3 -0.27 -0.96 46.2
2 9:46 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 3 3 0 0
2 9:46 3 10 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Erasmus James for -5 yards 3 3 -0.96 -2.44 51.6
2 9:13 4 15 PIT 15 Chris Gardocki punts 49 yards, fair catch by Mewelde Moore 3 3 -2.44 -1.33 47.7
2 9:05 1 10 MIN 36 Brad Johnson pass complete to Jim Kleinsasser for 6 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 3 3 1.33 1.6 48.7
2 8:36 2 4 MIN 42 Michael Bennett right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Casey Hampton) 3 3 1.6 1.29 47.6
2 7:56 3 1 MIN 45 Penalty on Brad Johnson: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 3 1.29 0.63 45.3
2 7:34 3 6 MIN 40 Brad Johnson pass complete to Jermaine Wiggins for 5 yards (tackle by Bryant McFadden) 3 3 0.63 -0.39 41.6
2 6:58 4 1 MIN 45 Chris Kluwe punts 41 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 72 yards (tackle by Ciatrick Fason) 3 3 -0.39 -4.65 26.9
2 6:42 1 10 MIN 14 Jerome Bettis right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Raonall Smith and Spencer Johnson) 3 3 4.65 4.9 26.1
2 6:07 2 5 MIN 9 Jerome Bettis right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Raonall Smith and Corey Chavous) 3 3 4.9 4.96 25.9
2 5:27 3 1 MIN 5 Jerome Bettis right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Rod Davis and Corey Chavous) 3 3 4.96 6.28 21.8
2 4:46 1 4 MIN 4 Penalty on Kevin Williams: Neutral Zone Infraction, 2 yards (no play) 3 3 6.28 6.74 20.4
2 4:29 1 2 MIN 2 Jerome Bettis left guard for -1 yards (tackle by Sam Cowart and Darren Sharper) 3 3 6.74 5.53 23.9
2 3:43 2 3 MIN 3 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Hines Ward (defended by Darrion Scott) 3 3 5.53 4.72 26.3
2 3:37 3 3 MIN 3 Ben Roethlisberger left end for 3 yards, touchdown 9 3 4.72 7 22.3
2 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 10 3 0 0 0.0
2 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 43 yards, returned by Ciatrick Fason for 4 yards (tackle by Brett Keisel) 10 3 0 1 0.0
2 3:27 1 10 MIN 31 Brad Johnson pass complete to Koren Robinson for 6 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 10 3 1 1.27 23.1
2 2:49 2 4 MIN 37 Michael Bennett right end for -2 yards (tackle by Aaron Smith and James Farrior) 10 3 1.27 0.3 20.1
2 2:06 3 6 MIN 35 Brad Johnson pass complete to Nate Burleson for 10 yards (tackle by Bryant McFadden) 10 3 0.3 1.93 24.9
2 2:00 1 10 MIN 45 Brad Johnson pass complete to Mewelde Moore for 8 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 10 3 1.93 2.46 26.6
2 1:37 2 2 PIT 47 Brad Johnson pass complete to Travis Taylor for 18 yards 10 3 2.46 3.64 30.7
2 1:32 1 10 PIT 29 Brad Johnson pass complete to Koren Robinson for 13 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 10 3 3.64 4.51 33.9
2 1:00 1 10 PIT 16 Brad Johnson sacked for -4 yards 10 3 4.51 3.42 29.8
2 0:29 2 14 PIT 20 Brad Johnson pass complete to Mewelde Moore for 1 yard (tackle by Aaron Smith) 10 3 3.42 2.85 27.7
2 0:23 Timeout #2 by Minnesota Vikings 10 3 0 0
2 0:23 3 13 PIT 19 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Marcus Robinson is intercepted by Deshea Townsend 10 3 2.85 -0.28 17.9
2 0:18 1 10 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger kneels for -1 yards 10 3 0.28 -0.46 18.7
End of Half103-0.460
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail PIT MIN EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 67 yards, returned by Koren Robinson for 43 yards (tackle by Clint Kriewaldt) 10 3 0 1.99 0.0
3 14:51 1 10 MIN 46 Michael Bennett right end for 7 yards (tackle by Larry Foote and James Farrior) 10 3 1.99 2.4 26.1
3 14:07 2 3 PIT 47 Brad Johnson pass complete to Nate Burleson for 14 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend) 10 3 2.4 3.38 29.4
3 13:31 1 10 PIT 33 Michael Bennett up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans) 10 3 3.38 3.11 28.4
3 12:52 2 8 PIT 31 Michael Bennett up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Aaron Smith and James Farrior) 10 3 3.11 4.11 32.0
3 12:12 1 10 PIT 22 Michael Bennett up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Larry Foote and James Farrior) 10 3 4.11 3.43 29.3
3 11:30 2 11 PIT 23 Michael Bennett right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Travis Kirschke and Joey Porter) 10 3 3.43 3.14 28.1
3 10:51 3 8 PIT 20 Brad Johnson up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 10 3 3.14 2.63 26.1
3 10:08 4 2 PIT 14 Paul Edinger 32 yard field goal no good, blocked by Kimo von Oelhoffen, recovered by Ike Taylor 10 3 2.63 0.22 17.8
3 10:00 1 10 PIT 15 Willie Parker left end for 4 yards (tackle by Sam Cowart) 10 3 -0.22 -0.11 17.5
3 9:22 2 6 PIT 19 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete. Penalty on Jeff Hartings: Illegal Touch Pass, 5 yards (no play) 10 3 -0.11 -0.82 19.4
3 9:17 2 11 PIT 14 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Lance Johnstone for -1 yards 10 3 -0.82 -1.64 22.2
3 8:38 3 12 PIT 13 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Cedrick Wilson for 11 yards (tackle by Fred Smoot). PIT challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Cedrick Wilson for 12 yards (tackle by Fred Smoot) 10 3 -1.64 0.61 14.9
3 7:53 1 10 PIT 25 Penalty on Lance Johnstone: Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards (no play) 10 3 0.61 1.34 12.7
3 7:33 1 5 PIT 30 Willie Parker right end for 2 yards (tackle by Kevin Williams) 10 3 1.34 1.01 13.4
3 6:57 2 3 PIT 32 Willie Parker up the middle for 49 yards (tackle by Brian Williams) 10 3 1.01 4.31 6.4
3 6:22 1 10 MIN 19 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Dan Kreider. Penalty on Antoine Winfield: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 10 3 4.31 4.65 5.7
3 6:14 1 10 MIN 14 Jerome Bettis left tackle for no gain (tackle by Pat Williams and Rod Davis) 10 3 4.65 4 6.6
3 5:36 2 10 MIN 14 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Kevin Williams for -5 yards 10 3 4 2.73 8.7
3 4:59 3 15 MIN 19 Penalty on Alan Faneca: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 3 2.73 2.08 9.8
3 4:34 3 20 MIN 24 Verron Haynes up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Erasmus James and Darrion Scott) 10 3 2.08 1.99 9.8
3 3:52 4 18 MIN 22 Jeff Reed 41 yard field goal good 13 3 1.99 3 7.4
3 PIT 30 -- 13 3 0 3.64 0.0
3 3:45 1 10 MIN 29 Willie Parker left guard for 13 yards (tackle by Corey Chavous) 13 3 3.64 4.51 2.0
3 3:03 1 10 MIN 16 Jerome Bettis up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Kevin Williams) 13 3 4.51 4.21 2.0
3 2:23 2 8 MIN 14 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Willie Parker for 7 yards (tackle by Sam Cowart) 13 3 4.21 4.85 1.5
3 1:39 3 1 MIN 7 Penalty on Kendall Simmons: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 13 3 4.85 3.73 2.0
3 1:23 3 6 MIN 12 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Cedrick Wilson for 4 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 13 3 3.73 2.99 2.5
3 0:39 4 2 MIN 8 Jeff Reed 26 yard field goal good 16 3 2.99 3 2.3
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 59 yards, returned by Koren Robinson for 13 yards (tackle by Tyrone Carter) 16 3 0 0.54 0.0
3 0:29 1 10 MIN 24 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Travis Taylor (defended by Ike Taylor) 16 3 0.54 0 2.2
3 0:21 2 10 MIN 24 Brad Johnson pass complete to Michael Bennett for -5 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 16 3 0 -1.43 1.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail PIT MIN EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 3 15 MIN 19 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Travis Taylor 16 3 -1.43 -2.14 0.9
4 14:55 4 15 MIN 19 Chris Kluwe punts 47 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 7 yards (tackle by Raonall Smith). Penalty on Mike Logan: Illegal Block Above the Waist (Offsetting), Penalty on Ralph Brown: Player Out of Bounds on Punt (Offsetting) (no play) 16 3 -2.14 -2.14 0.9
4 14:43 4 15 MIN 19 Chris Kluwe punts 48 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 12 yards (tackle by Dontarrious Thomas). Penalty on Mike Logan: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 16 3 -2.14 -1.27 1.2
4 14:31 1 10 PIT 35 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Hines Ward for 11 yards (tackle by Raonall Smith) 16 3 1.27 1.99 0.9
4 13:59 1 10 PIT 46 Willie Parker right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Raonall Smith and Sam Cowart) 16 3 1.99 1.59 0.9
4 13:16 2 9 PIT 47 Willie Parker left tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Kevin Williams) 16 3 1.59 1.69 0.8
4 12:33 3 3 MIN 47 Antwaan Randle El right end for 2 yards (tackle by Sam Cowart) 16 3 1.69 0.27 1.2
4 12:18 4 1 MIN 45 Penalty on Jeff Hartings: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 16 3 0.27 -0.06 1.3
4 12:03 4 6 MIN 50 Chris Gardocki punts 48 yards 16 3 -0.06 0.38 1.0
4 11:51 1 10 MIN 2 Michael Bennett for -2 yards, safety. Penalty on Larry Foote: Unsportsmanlike Conduct, 15 yards 18 3 -0.38 -2 0.5
4 MIN 35 Chris Kluwe kicks off 48 yards, returned by Antwaan Randle El for 16 yards (tackle by Dovonte Edwards) 18 3 0 1.14 0.0
4 11:39 1 10 PIT 33 Willie Parker left tackle for no gain (tackle by Pat Williams and Darrion Scott) 18 3 1.14 0.59 0.3
4 11:01 2 10 PIT 33 Willie Parker left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Pat Williams). Penalty on Trai Essex: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 18 3 0.59 -0.76 0.5
4 10:32 2 20 PIT 23 Willie Parker left guard for no gain (tackle by Kevin Williams) 18 3 -0.76 -1.42 0.6
4 9:46 3 20 PIT 23 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Antwaan Randle El for 28 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 18 3 -1.42 2.32 0.1
4 9:13 1 10 MIN 49 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete to Willie Parker for 9 yards (tackle by Sam Cowart) 18 3 2.32 3 0.0
4 8:31 2 1 MIN 40 Willie Parker right tackle for no gain (tackle by Sam Cowart) 18 3 3 2.28 0.0
4 7:47 3 1 MIN 40 Jerome Bettis up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Lance Johnstone) 18 3 2.28 0.53 0.1
4 7:02 4 2 MIN 41 Chris Gardocki punts 27 yards, muffed catch by Travis Taylor, recovered by Mewelde Moore and returned for no gain 18 3 0.53 0.32 0.0
4 6:49 1 10 MIN 13 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Michael Bennett. Penalty on Clark Haggans: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards (no play) 18 3 -0.32 0.81 0.1
4 6:43 1 10 MIN 28 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Koren Robinson 18 3 0.81 0.26 0.0
4 6:39 2 10 MIN 28 Penalty on Mike Rosenthal: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 18 3 0.26 -0.41 0.0
4 6:39 2 15 MIN 23 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Koren Robinson 18 3 -0.41 -1.09 0.0
4 6:33 3 15 MIN 23 Brad Johnson sacked by Larry Foote for -8 yards 18 3 -1.09 -2.44 0.0
4 6:08 4 23 MIN 15 Chris Kluwe punts 46 yards 18 3 -2.44 -1.73 0.0
4 5:59 1 10 PIT 42 Willie Parker right end for 1 yard (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 18 3 1.73 1.32 0.0
4 5:14 2 9 PIT 43 Ben Roethlisberger left end for -3 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 18 3 1.32 0.23 0.0
4 4:41 3 12 PIT 40 Verron Haynes up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Kevin Williams) 18 3 0.23 -0.59 0.0
4 3:53 4 10 PIT 42 Chris Gardocki punts 53 yards, returned by Mewelde Moore for 6 yards (tackle by Clint Kriewaldt) 18 3 -0.59 0.37 0.0
4 3:43 1 10 MIN 11 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Nate Burleson 18 3 -0.37 -0.78 0.0
4 3:38 2 10 MIN 11 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Michael Bennett 18 3 -0.78 -1.42 0.0
4 3:34 3 10 MIN 11 Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Jermaine Wiggins (defended by Ike Taylor) 18 3 -1.42 -2.49 0.0
4 3:29 4 10 MIN 11 Chris Kluwe punts 51 yards 18 3 -2.49 -1.47 0.0
4 3:15 1 10 PIT 38 Verron Haynes right tackle for 8 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 18 3 1.47 2 0.0
4 2:30 2 2 PIT 46 Verron Haynes up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Spencer Johnson) 18 3 2 2.19 0.0
4 2:26 Timeout #1 by Minnesota Vikings 18 3 0 0
4 2:26 1 10 PIT 49 Verron Haynes left guard for 10 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 18 3 2.19 2.85 0.0
4 2:18 Timeout #2 by Minnesota Vikings 18 3 0 0
4 2:18 1 10 MIN 41 Verron Haynes right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Corey Chavous and Spencer Johnson) 18 3 2.85 2.58 0.0
4 2:00 2 8 MIN 39 Verron Haynes left end for 2 yards (tackle by Rod Davis) 18 3 2.58 2.15 0.0
4 1:55 Timeout #3 by Minnesota Vikings 18 3 0 0
4 1:55 3 6 MIN 37 Verron Haynes up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by E.J. Henderson) 18 3 2.15 1.31 0.0
4 1:10 4 1 MIN 32 Verron Haynes left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Rod Davis) 18 3 1.31 3.58 0.0
4 0:29 1 10 MIN 30 Ben Roethlisberger kneels for -1 yards 18 3 3.58 2.9 0.0
End of Regulation1832.90
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).