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Denver Broncos 31 at Pittsburgh Steelers 20

Sunday, November 5, 2006
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Denver Broncos (9-7-0)14071031
Pittsburgh Steelers (8-8-0)0107320

Game Info
Stadium Heinz Field
Start Time (ET) 4:15pm
Roof outdoors
Surface dessograss
Weather 41 degrees, relative humidity 43, round(wind) 4.8 mph
Vegas Line Pittsburgh Steelers -2.5
Over/Under 36.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Walt Anderson
Umpire Butch Hannah
Head Linesman Phil McKinnely
Field Judge Terry Brown
Back Judge Billy Smith
Side Judge Rick Patterson
Line Judge Michael Spanier

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

Denver Broncos
Deep Left (3/7, 69 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Rod Smith 5 2 31 1
Javon Walker 2 1 38 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (1/1, 61 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Javon Walker 1 1 61 0
Short Left (3/4, 18 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 1 1 0
Cecil Sapp 1 1 7 0
Javon Walker 2 1 10 1
Short Middle (0/2, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 0 0 0
Javon Walker 1 0 0 0
Short Right (9/13, 79 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Stephen Alexander 1 0 0
Mike Bell 4 4 39 0
Rod Smith 2 2 15 0
Javon Walker 6 3 25 1
Pittsburgh Steelers
Deep Left (0/1, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Cedrick Wilson 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (2/2, 39 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Hines Ward 1 1 22 0
Nate Washington 1 1 17 0
Deep Right (0/5, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Santonio Holmes 1 0 0 0
Hines Ward 2 0 0 0
Cedrick Wilson 2 0 0 0
Short Left (15/19, 132 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Najeh Davenport 3 3 37 0
Santonio Holmes 2 2 13 0
Heath Miller 2 2 8 0
Willie Parker 2 2 29 1
Hines Ward 4 3 28 0
Nate Washington 2 1 4 0
Cedrick Wilson 4 2 13 0
Short Middle (8/11, 86 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Najeh Davenport 1 1 16 0
Heath Miller 2 1 11 0
Willie Parker 4 3 37 0
Hines Ward 1 1 8 0
Nate Washington 2 1 3 0
Cedrick Wilson 1 1 11 0
Short Right (13/15, 176 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Najeh Davenport 1 1 4 0
Santonio Holmes 4 4 45 0
Heath Miller 2 2 15 0
Willie Parker 3 2 1 0
Jerame Tuman 1 1 7 0
Hines Ward 3 2 69 0
Cedrick Wilson 1 1 35 0
No Direction (0/1, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Cedrick Wilson 1 0 0 0

Rushing

Denver Broncos
LE (1 rush, 72 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Javon Walker 1 72 1
LT (2 rushes, 5 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 2 5 0
LG (3 rushes, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 2 5 0
Cedric Cobbs 1 2 0
MD (7 rushes, 11 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 6 9 0
Cedric Cobbs 1 2 0
RG (3 rushes, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 3 6 0
RT (2 rushes, 11 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 4 0
Jake Plummer 1 7 0
RE (3 rushes, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 2 -2 0
Cedric Cobbs 1 5 0
Pittsburgh Steelers
LE (7 rushes, 56 yards)
Att Yds TD
Najeh Davenport 1 8 0
Willie Parker 5 45 0
Ben Roethlisberger 1 3 0
LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (3 rushes, 10 yards)
Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 3 10 0
MD (4 rushes, 16 yards)
Att Yds TD
Najeh Davenport 1 9 0
Willie Parker 1 1 0
Ben Roethlisberger 2 6 0
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (3 rushes, 7 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 3 7 1
RE (1 rush, 2 yards)
Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 1 2 0

Denver Broncos Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 13:29 DEN 37 4 2:03 63 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 11:18 PIT 10 3 0:13 10 Touchdown View Drive »
3 1 5:51 DEN 6 6 4:12 15 Punt View Drive »
4 2 12:42 DEN 22 3 1:13 0 Punt View Drive »
5 2 8:16 DEN 8 3 1:31 5 Punt View Drive »
6 2 3:24 DEN 30 3 1:42 8 Punt View Drive »
7 3 15:00 DEN 26 2 1:02 74 Touchdown View Drive »
8 3 10:50 DEN 3 6 3:26 15 Punt View Drive »
9 3 3:32 DEN 11 8 3:47 50 Punt View Drive »
10 4 13:36 PIT 17 5 2:20 17 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 8:13 DEN 21 5 3:25 65 Field Goal View Drive »
12 4 1:50 DEN 9 3 0:24 5 Punt View Drive »
13 4 0:09 DEN 12 1 0:09 -1 End of Game View Drive »

Pittsburgh Steelers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 PIT 27 3 1:31 -3 Punt View Drive »
2 1 11:26 0 0:08 0 Fumble View Drive »
3 1 11:05 PIT 24 9 5:14 70 Fumble View Drive »
4 1 1:39 PIT 35 8 3:57 65 Touchdown View Drive »
5 2 11:29 PIT 34 8 3:13 52 Interception View Drive »
6 2 6:45 PIT 42 7 3:21 36 Missed FG View Drive »
7 2 1:42 PIT 21 7 1:42 51 Field Goal View Drive »
8 3 13:58 PIT 26 8 3:08 33 Interception View Drive »
9 3 7:24 PIT 46 7 3:52 54 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 14:45 PIT 9 3 1:09 -8 Punt View Drive »
11 4 11:16 PIT 20 5 3:03 69 Field Goal View Drive »
12 4 4:48 PIT 27 8 2:58 72 Fumble View Drive »
13 4 1:26 PIT 39 7 1:17 13 Interception View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DEN PIT EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 DEN 30 Paul Ernster kicks off 66 yards, returned by Najeh Davenport for 23 yards (tackle by Curome Cox) 0 0 0 0.74 0.0
1 14:54 1 10 PIT 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Hines Ward 0 0 0.74 0.2 57.9
1 14:54 2 10 PIT 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Nate Washington for 4 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 0 0 0.2 0.04 57.5
1 14:07 3 6 PIT 31 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Elvis Dumervil for -7 yards 0 0 0.04 -1.77 52.1
1 13:37 4 13 PIT 24 Chris Gardocki punts 39 yards, fair catch by Darrent Williams 0 0 -1.77 -1.4 53.1
1 13:29 1 10 DEN 37 Jake Plummer pass complete deep left to Javon Walker for 38 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor). Penalty on Ike Taylor: Defensive Holding (Declined) 0 0 1.4 3.91 45.6
1 13:00 1 10 PIT 25 Mike Bell right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Larry Foote) 0 0 3.91 3.9 45.5
1 12:17 2 6 PIT 21 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short middle intended for Stephen Alexander. Penalty on Deshea Townsend: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 3.9 4.51 43.6
1 12:13 1 10 PIT 16 Mike Bell right end for no gain (tackle by Ike Taylor and Clark Haggans) 0 0 4.51 3.9 45.4
1 11:33 2 10 PIT 16 Jake Plummer pass complete deep left to Rod Smith for 16 yards, touchdown 6 0 3.9 7 39.0
1 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 DEN 30 Paul Ernster kicks off 72 yards, returned by Santonio Holmes for 24 yards (tackle by Keith Burns). Santonio Holmes fumbles (forced by Keith Burns), recovered by Darrent Williams at PIT-22 and returned for 12 yards (tackle by Najeh Davenport) 7 0 0 -4.91 0.0
1 11:18 1 10 PIT 10 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short left intended for Javon Walker 7 0 4.91 4.19 24.9
1 11:14 2 10 PIT 10 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short right intended for Javon Walker (defended by Ike Taylor) 7 0 4.19 3.13 27.5
1 11:10 3 10 PIT 10 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Javon Walker for 10 yards, touchdown 13 0 3.13 7 20.7
1 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 14 0 0 0 0.0
1 DEN 30 Paul Ernster kicks off 70 yards, returned by Santonio Holmes for 24 yards (tackle by Curome Cox) 14 0 0 0.54 0.0
1 10:59 1 10 PIT 24 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 5 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 14 0 0.54 0.67 19.9
1 10:25 2 5 PIT 29 Willie Parker right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by John Engelberger and Ian Gold) 14 0 0.67 0.37 19.1
1 9:44 3 2 PIT 32 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Hines Ward for 8 yards (tackle by Sam Brandon) 14 0 0.37 1.6 21.6
1 9:10 1 10 PIT 40 Willie Parker right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Darrent Williams and Kenard Lang) 14 0 1.6 1.19 20.5
1 8:33 2 9 PIT 41 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Santonio Holmes for 10 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 14 0 1.19 2.32 22.9
1 7:54 1 10 DEN 49 Willie Parker up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Al Wilson and Ebenezer Ekuban) 14 0 2.32 1.92 21.7
1 7:16 2 9 DEN 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Nate Washington for 7 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth). Penalty on Elvis Dumervil: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 14 0 1.92 2.59 23.1
1 6:53 2 4 DEN 43 Willie Parker left end for 2 yards (tackle by Ian Gold) 14 0 2.59 2.15 21.9
1 6:10 3 2 DEN 41 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete intended for Cedrick Wilson (defended by Champ Bailey) 14 0 2.15 0.53 18.1
1 6:04 4 2 DEN 41 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Cedrick Wilson for 35 yards (tackle by Sam Brandon). Cedrick Wilson fumbles (forced by Sam Brandon), recovered by Darrent Williams at DEN-6 (tackle by Nate Washington) 14 0 0.53 0.38 17.7
1 5:51 1 10 DEN 6 Mike Bell right guard for 2 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Clark Haggans) 14 0 -0.38 -0.63 18.2
1 5:12 2 8 DEN 8 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Javon Walker for 6 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 14 0 -0.63 -0.48 17.7
1 4:32 3 2 DEN 14 Jake Plummer right tackle for 7 yards 14 0 -0.48 0.34 15.8
1 3:52 1 10 DEN 21 Jake Plummer pass complete deep middle to Brandon Marshall for 50 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor). Penalty on Stephen Alexander: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 14 0 0.34 -0.72 17.7
1 3:19 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 14 0 0 0
1 3:19 1 20 DEN 11 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Rod Smith for 9 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans) 14 0 -0.72 -0.34 16.7
1 2:40 2 11 DEN 20 Jake Plummer pass complete short left to Mike Bell for 1 yard (tackle by Tyrone Carter) 14 0 -0.34 -0.89 17.7
1 1:54 3 10 DEN 21 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short right intended for Javon Walker 14 0 -0.89 -1.96 19.8
1 1:50 4 10 DEN 21 Paul Ernster punts 49 yards, returned by Santonio Holmes for 5 yards (tackle by Louis Green). Santonio Holmes fumbles, recovered by Bryant McFadden at PIT-35 (tackle by Cecil Sapp) 14 0 -1.96 -1.27 18.2
1 1:39 1 10 PIT 35 Willie Parker left guard for 3 yards (tackle by John Engelberger) 14 0 1.27 1.13 17.9
1 1:02 2 7 PIT 38 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 10 yards (tackle by Al Wilson) 14 0 1.13 2.13 19.9
1 0:24 1 10 PIT 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Hines Ward (defended by Champ Bailey) 14 0 2.13 1.58 18.4
1 0:17 2 10 PIT 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Hines Ward for 6 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth) 14 0 1.58 1.68 18.6
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DEN PIT EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 4 DEN 46 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Santonio Holmes for 18 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth) 14 0 1.68 3.71 23.5
2 14:20 1 10 DEN 28 Willie Parker right end for 2 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 14 0 3.71 3.44 22.6
2 13:37 50 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 14 0 0 0
2 13:37 2 8 DEN 26 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Heath Miller for 11 yards (tackle by Louis Green) 14 0 3.44 4.58 25.4
2 13:37 1 10 DEN 15 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Willie Parker for 15 yards, touchdown 14 6 4.58 7 29.5
2 DEN 2 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 14 7 0 0 0.0
2 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 65 yards, returned by Brian Clark for 27 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor). Penalty on Sam Brandon: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 14 7 0 0.41 0.0
2 12:34 1 10 DEN 22 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short middle intended for Mike Bell (defended by Aaron Smith) 14 7 0.41 -0.13 32.7
2 12:29 2 10 DEN 22 Mike Bell right guard for no gain (tackle by Ike Taylor and James Farrior) 14 7 -0.13 -0.82 34.9
2 11:46 3 10 DEN 22 Jake Plummer pass incomplete deep left intended for Javon Walker 14 7 -0.82 -1.9 38.2
2 11:40 4 10 DEN 22 Paul Ernster punts 44 yards 14 7 -1.9 -1.2 35.9
2 11:29 1 10 PIT 34 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Willie Parker 14 7 1.2 0.66 34.0
2 11:23 2 10 PIT 34 Willie Parker left end for 20 yards (tackle by Al Wilson) 14 7 0.66 2.52 40.3
2 10:46 1 10 DEN 46 Najeh Davenport up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 14 7 2.52 3.19 42.5
2 10:46 2 1 DEN 37 Willie Parker left end for 6 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 14 7 3.19 3.51 43.6
2 9:50 1 10 DEN 31 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Willie Parker for 14 yards (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban) 14 7 3.51 4.44 46.7
2 9:16 1 10 DEN 17 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep left intended for Cedrick Wilson 14 7 4.44 3.85 44.5
2 9:07 2 10 DEN 17 Willie Parker left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Demetrin Veal and Gerard Warren) 14 7 3.85 3.5 43.2
2 8:23 3 7 DEN 14 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Cedrick Wilson is intercepted by Champ Bailey at DEN-3 and returned for 5 yards (tackle by Cedrick Wilson) 14 7 3.5 0.38 32.1
2 8:16 1 10 DEN 8 Mike Bell up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Aaron Smith and Casey Hampton) 14 7 -0.38 -0.63 32.8
2 7:40 2 8 DEN 10 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short right intended for Javon Walker (defended by Ike Taylor) 14 7 -0.63 -1.19 34.6
2 7:40 3 8 DEN 10 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Mike Bell for 3 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend) 14 7 -1.19 -2.49 39.1
2 6:53 4 5 DEN 13 Paul Ernster punts 45 yards, fair catch by Cedrick Wilson 14 7 -2.49 -1.73 36.2
2 6:45 1 10 PIT 42 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Heath Miller for 5 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 14 7 1.73 1.86 36.6
2 6:08 2 5 PIT 47 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Willie Parker for 10 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 14 7 1.86 2.72 39.5
2 5:32 1 10 DEN 43 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Hines Ward for 12 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 14 7 2.72 3.51 42.3
2 4:49 1 10 DEN 31 Willie Parker left end for 5 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams and Michael Myers) 14 7 3.51 3.64 42.6
2 4:04 Timeout #2 by Denver Broncos 14 7 0 0
2 4:04 2 5 DEN 26 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Heath Miller for 3 yards (tackle by Al Wilson) 14 7 3.64 3.34 41.3
2 4:04 3 2 DEN 23 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Cedrick Wilson for 1 yard (tackle by D.J. Williams) 14 7 3.34 2.14 36.7
2 3:29 4 1 DEN 22 Jeff Reed 40 yard field goal no good 14 7 2.14 -0.94 25.8
2 3:24 1 10 DEN 30 Cedric Cobbs up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans and James Farrior) 14 7 0.94 0.66 26.6
2 2:46 2 8 DEN 32 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Rod Smith for 6 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 14 7 0.66 0.76 26.0
2 2:00 3 2 DEN 38 Jake Plummer pass incomplete deep left intended for Rod Smith 14 7 0.76 -0.85 31.2
2 1:53 4 2 DEN 38 Paul Ernster punts 44 yards, returned by Cedrick Wilson for 3 yards (tackle by Louis Green) 14 7 -0.85 -0.34 29.4
2 1:42 1 10 PIT 21 Najeh Davenport left end for 8 yards (tackle by Al Wilson) 14 7 0.34 0.88 31.2
2 1:17 2 2 PIT 29 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep middle to Nate Washington for 17 yards (tackle by John Lynch) 14 7 0.88 1.99 35.2
2 0:53 1 10 PIT 46 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep middle to Hines Ward for 22 yards (tackle by Sam Brandon) 14 7 1.99 3.45 40.7
2 0:43 Timeout #2 by Pittsburgh Steelers 14 7 0 0
2 0:43 1 10 DEN 32 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Cedrick Wilson 14 7 3.45 2.9 38.5
2 0:38 2 10 DEN 32 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Najeh Davenport for no gain 14 7 2.9 2.21 35.8
2 0:28 Timeout #3 by Pittsburgh Steelers 14 7 0 0
2 0:28 3 10 DEN 32 Ben Roethlisberger up the middle for 4 yards 14 7 2.21 1.61 33.4
2 0:02 4 6 DEN 28 Jeff Reed 46 yard field goal good 14 10 1.61 3 38.7
End of Half141000
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DEN PIT EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 64 yards, returned by Brian Clark for 20 yards (tackle by Rian Wallace) 14 10 0 0.67 0.0
3 15:00 1 10 DEN 26 Mike Bell left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Joey Porter) 14 10 0.67 0.4 37.0
3 14:12 2 8 DEN 28 Javon Walker left end for 72 yards, touchdown 20 10 0.4 7 17.5
3 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 21 10 0 0 0.0
3 DEN 30 Paul Ernster kicks off 67 yards, returned by Ike Taylor for 23 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 21 10 0 0.67 0.0
3 13:50 1 10 PIT 26 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Cedrick Wilson for 11 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 21 10 0.67 1.4 18.4
3 13:13 1 10 PIT 37 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Hines Ward for 6 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 21 10 1.4 1.67 18.9
3 13:06 2 4 PIT 43 Willie Parker left end for 12 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 21 10 1.67 2.59 21.6
3 12:35 1 10 DEN 45 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Heath Miller 21 10 2.59 2.04 19.6
3 12:30 2 10 DEN 45 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Willie Parker for 13 yards (tackle by Al Wilson) 21 10 2.04 3.45 24.1
3 11:44 1 10 DEN 32 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Nate Washington (defended by Demetrin Veal) 21 10 3.45 2.9 21.9
3 11:40 2 10 DEN 32 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Kenard Lang for -9 yards 21 10 2.9 1.03 16.2
3 11:02 3 19 DEN 41 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Hines Ward is intercepted by Champ Bailey at DEN-3. Penalty on Chukky Okobi: Offensive Holding (Declined) 21 10 1.03 0.38 14.1
3 10:50 1 10 DEN 3 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Mike Bell for 2 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 21 10 -0.38 -0.63 14.7
3 10:07 2 8 DEN 5 Mike Bell up the middle for no gain (tackle by Brett Keisel and Aaron Smith) 21 10 -0.63 -1.19 15.7
3 9:31 3 8 DEN 5 Mike Bell up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Aaron Smith and Larry Foote). Penalty on James Farrior: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 21 10 -1.19 0.48 11.2
3 9:00 1 10 DEN 23 Jake Plummer up the middle for 14 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor). Penalty on Ben Hamilton: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 21 10 0.48 -0.59 13.5
3 9:00 1 20 DEN 13 Cedric Cobbs right end for 5 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 21 10 -0.59 -0.84 14.1
3 9:00 2 15 DEN 18 Jake Plummer pass incomplete deep left intended for Rod Smith 21 10 -0.84 -1.56 16.1
3 7:42 3 15 DEN 18 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short middle intended for Javon Walker (defended by Ike Taylor) 21 10 -1.56 -2.24 17.3
3 7:36 4 15 DEN 18 Paul Ernster punts 36 yards 21 10 -2.24 -1.99 16.5
3 7:24 1 10 PIT 46 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Willie Parker. Penalty on Marvel Smith: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 21 10 1.99 1.33 14.4
3 7:18 1 20 PIT 36 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Nate Washington for 3 yards (tackle by Curome Cox) 21 10 1.33 0.51 12.2
3 6:39 2 17 PIT 39 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Najeh Davenport for 19 yards (tackle by John Lynch) 21 10 0.51 2.79 18.3
3 6:06 1 10 DEN 42 Willie Parker for 5 yards (tackle by Karl Paymah) 21 10 2.79 2.92 18.4
3 5:52 2 5 DEN 37 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Santonio Holmes for 8 yards (tackle by Karl Paymah) 21 10 2.92 3.64 20.7
3 5:22 1 10 DEN 29 Willie Parker left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Patrick Chukwurah). Willie Parker fumbles (forced by Patrick Chukwurah), recovered by Marvel Smith at DEN-25 21 10 3.64 3.64 20.3
3 4:45 2 6 DEN 25 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Nate Washington. Penalty on Domonique Foxworth: Unnecessary Roughness, 12 yards (no play) 21 10 3.64 4.71 24.0
3 4:45 1 10 DEN 13 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Jerame Tuman for 7 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 21 10 4.71 5.34 26.6
3 4:06 2 3 DEN 6 Willie Parker left guard for no gain (tackle by Al Wilson). Penalty on Gerard Warren: Defensive Holding, 3 yards (no play) 21 10 5.34 6.51 31.4
3 3:37 1 3 DEN 3 Willie Parker right tackle for 3 yards, touchdown 21 16 6.51 7 28.7
3 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 21 17 0 0 0.0
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 70 yards, returned by Brian Clark for no gain 21 17 0 -0.37 0.0
3 3:27 1 10 DEN 11 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Mike Bell for 24 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 21 17 -0.37 1.27 27.4
3 2:54 1 10 DEN 35 Mike Bell left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Joey Porter) 21 17 1.27 0.99 28.2
3 2:11 2 8 DEN 37 Jake Plummer pass complete deep left to Rod Smith for 15 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend) 21 17 0.99 2.39 21.6
3 1:33 1 10 PIT 48 Cedric Cobbs left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Casey Hampton and Joey Porter) 21 17 2.39 2.12 22.2
3 0:52 2 8 PIT 46 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Javon Walker for 9 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 21 17 2.12 3.12 17.6
3 0:12 1 10 PIT 37 Jake Plummer pass incomplete deep left intended for Rod Smith is intercepted by Deshea Townsend at PIT-5 and returned for -1 yards. DEN challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Jake Plummer pass incomplete deep left intended for Rod Smith 21 17 3.12 2.57 19.1
3 0:03 2 10 PIT 37 Mike Bell right end for -2 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Clark Haggans) 21 17 2.57 1.62 23.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DEN PIT EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 3 12 PIT 39 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short right intended for Stephen Alexander (defended by Bryant McFadden) 21 17 1.62 0.66 27.5
4 14:56 4 12 PIT 39 Paul Ernster punts 30 yards 21 17 0.66 0.38 28.8
4 14:45 1 10 PIT 9 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Hines Ward (defended by Michael Myers) 21 17 -0.38 -0.78 26.7
4 14:40 2 10 PIT 9 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Willie Parker (defended by Demetrin Veal) 21 17 -0.78 -1.42 23.5
4 14:34 3 10 PIT 9 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Demetrin Veal and Gerard Warren for -8 yards. Ben Roethlisberger fumbles (forced by Demetrin Veal), recovered by Alan Faneca at PIT-1 21 17 -1.42 -2.49 18.8
4 13:41 4 18 PIT 1 Chris Gardocki punts 41 yards, returned by Darrent Williams for 10 yards. Penalty on Anthony Smith: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 21 17 -2.49 -4.44 11.1
4 13:36 1 10 PIT 17 Jake Plummer pass complete short left to Cecil Sapp for 7 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 21 17 4.44 5.1 9.2
4 13:12 2 3 PIT 10 Mike Bell left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Ryan Clark) 21 17 5.1 5.6 7.6
4 12:38 1 7 PIT 7 Mike Bell left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Larry Foote and Aaron Smith) 21 17 5.6 5.34 7.7
4 11:59 2 4 PIT 4 Jake Plummer sacked by Aaron Smith for -6 yards 21 17 5.34 3.13 13.6
4 11:22 3 10 PIT 10 Jake Plummer pass complete short left to Javon Walker for 10 yards, touchdown 27 17 3.13 7 5.2
4 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 28 17 0 0 0.0
4 DEN 30 Paul Ernster kicks off 70 yards, touchback 28 17 0 0.28 0.0
4 11:15 1 10 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Hines Ward for 63 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth) 28 17 0.28 4.44 14.9
4 10:34 1 10 DEN 17 Penalty on Kendall Simmons: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 28 17 4.44 4.11 12.8
4 10:08 1 15 DEN 22 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Kenard Lang for -6 yards 28 17 4.11 2.41 7.1
4 9:29 2 21 DEN 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Willie Parker for 14 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 28 17 2.41 3.5 9.3
4 8:51 3 7 DEN 14 Ben Roethlisberger left end for 3 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 28 17 3.5 2.77 6.5
4 8:17 4 4 DEN 11 Jeff Reed 29 yard field goal good 28 20 2.77 3 6.4
4 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 62 yards, returned by Brian Clark for 13 yards (tackle by Anthony Madison) 28 20 0 0.34 0.0
4 8:09 1 10 DEN 21 Jake Plummer pass complete deep right to Javon Walker for 61 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 28 20 0.34 4.37 0.8
4 7:24 1 10 PIT 18 Mike Bell right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans) 28 20 4.37 4.43 0.5
4 6:45 2 6 PIT 14 Mike Bell up the middle for no gain (tackle by James Farrior) 28 20 4.43 3.63 0.6
4 6:00 3 6 PIT 14 Penalty on David Kircus: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 28 20 3.63 2.97 0.6
4 5:39 3 11 PIT 19 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Mike Bell for 10 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 28 20 2.97 2.98 0.5
4 5:39 4 1 PIT 9 Penalty on George Foster: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 28 20 2.98 2.53 0.7
4 4:52 4 6 PIT 14 Jason Elam 32 yard field goal good 31 20 2.53 3 0.3
4 DEN 30 Paul Ernster kicks off 64 yards, returned by Ike Taylor for 21 yards (tackle by Keith Burns) 31 20 0 0.74 0.0
4 4:43 1 10 PIT 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Santonio Holmes for 9 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 31 20 0.74 1.41 0.7
4 4:20 2 1 PIT 36 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Santonio Holmes for 8 yards (tackle by Al Wilson) 31 20 1.41 1.86 0.7
4 4:00 1 10 PIT 44 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Najeh Davenport for 16 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth) 31 20 1.86 2.92 1.2
4 3:31 1 10 DEN 40 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Najeh Davenport for 18 yards (tackle by Kenard Lang) 31 20 2.92 4.11 2.0
4 3:04 1 10 DEN 22 Ben Roethlisberger up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Al Wilson) 31 20 4.11 3.83 1.1
4 2:42 2 8 DEN 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Santonio Holmes for 5 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 31 20 3.83 3.93 0.8
4 2:20 3 3 DEN 15 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Najeh Davenport for 4 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth) 31 20 3.93 4.84 1.2
4 2:00 1 10 DEN 11 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Hines Ward for 10 yards (tackle by John Lynch). Hines Ward fumbles (forced by John Lynch) 31 20 4.84 0.38 0.0
4 1:50 1 10 DEN 9 Mike Bell for 1 yard (tackle by Aaron Smith) 31 20 -0.38 -0.71 0.0
4 1:45 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 31 20 0 0
4 1:45 2 9 DEN 10 Mike Bell up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans) 31 20 -0.71 -0.95 0.0
4 1:41 Timeout #2 by Pittsburgh Steelers 31 20 0 0
4 1:41 3 6 DEN 13 Mike Bell up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by James Farrior and Clark Haggans) 31 20 -0.95 -2.47 0.0
4 1:37 Timeout #3 by Pittsburgh Steelers 31 20 0 0
4 1:37 4 5 DEN 14 Paul Ernster punts 48 yards, returned by Cedrick Wilson for 1 yard (tackle by Brandon Marshall) 31 20 -2.47 -1.53 0.0
4 1:26 1 10 PIT 39 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Willie Parker for -1 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 31 20 1.53 0.85 0.0
4 1:18 2 11 PIT 38 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Willie Parker for 2 yards (tackle by Kenard Lang) 31 20 0.85 0.43 0.0
4 1:18 3 9 PIT 40 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Cedrick Wilson for 12 yards (tackle by Karl Paymah) 31 20 0.43 2.39 0.0
4 0:28 1 10 DEN 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Cedrick Wilson 31 20 2.39 1.85 0.0
4 0:25 2 10 DEN 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Nate Washington 31 20 1.85 1.16 0.0
4 0:21 3 10 DEN 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Cedrick Wilson 31 20 1.16 0.07 0.0
4 0:17 4 10 DEN 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Santonio Holmes is intercepted by Curome Cox at DEN-12 31 20 0.07 0.35 0.0
4 0:09 1 10 DEN 12 Jake Plummer kneels for -1 yards 31 20 -0.35 -0.85 0.0
End of Regulation3120-0.850
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).