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New Orleans Saints 31 at Pittsburgh Steelers 38

Sunday, November 12, 2006
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New Orleans Saints (10-6-0)7170731
Pittsburgh Steelers (8-8-0)14371438

Game Info
Stadium Heinz Field
Start Time (ET) 4:15pm
Roof outdoors
Surface dessograss
Weather 41 degrees, relative humidity 85%, wind 14 mph
Vegas Line Pittsburgh Steelers -6.5
Over/Under 45.5 (over)
Officials
Referee William F
Umpire Garth DeFelice
Head Linesman John Schleyer
Field Judge Eddy Powers
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 Orleans Saints
Deep Left (1/3, 29 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 1 29 0
Terrance Copper 2 0 0 0
Deep Middle (3/4, 70 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 1 28 0
Terrance Copper 2 2 42 0
Deep Right (1/2, 48 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 0 0 0
Aaron Stecker 1 1 48 0
Short Left (8/12, 70 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 5 2 12 0
Mark Campbell 1 0 0 0
Marques Colston 1 1 12 0
Terrance Copper 1 1 32 0
Mike Karney 2 2 8 0
Deuce McAllister 1 1 2 0
Billy Miller 1 1 4 0
Short Middle (10/11, 115 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 3 19 0
Marques Colston 6 6 92 0
Terrance Copper 1 1 4 0
Billy Miller 1 0 0 0
Short Right (5/11, 28 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 4 2 9 0
Mark Campbell 1 1 5 0
Marques Colston 1 0 0 0
Terrance Copper 5 2 14 1
No Direction (3/4, 38 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 1 8 0
Terrance Copper 1 0 0 0
Aaron Stecker 2 2 30 0
Pittsburgh Steelers
Deep Left (1/2, 38 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Heath Miller 1 0 0 0
Cedrick Wilson 1 1 38 1
Deep Middle (2/3, 59 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Hines Ward 1 1 37 1
Nate Washington 2 1 22 0
Deep Right (1/2, 25 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Hines Ward 1 1 25 0
Nate Washington 1 0 0 0
Short Left (6/7, 81 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Najeh Davenport 1 1 4 0
Santonio Holmes 1 1 46 0
Heath Miller 1 1 6 0
Willie Parker 1 1 -1 0
Hines Ward 1 1 17 0
Cedrick Wilson 2 1 9 0
Short Middle (1/4, -1 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Najeh Davenport 1 0 0 0
Hines Ward 2 1 -1 0
Nate Washington 1 0 0 0
Short Right (6/10, 62 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Santonio Holmes 2 1 11 0
Heath Miller 3 2 24 1
Willie Parker 1 1 13 0
Hines Ward 1 1 8 0
Nate Washington 2 1 6 0
Cedrick Wilson 1 0 0 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (2 rushes, 21 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Drew Brees 1 6 0
Reggie Bush 1 15 1
LT (2 rushes, 11 yards)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 11 0
LG (3 rushes, 10 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 2 0
Deuce McAllister 2 8 1
MD (12 rushes, 47 yards)
Att Yds TD
Drew Brees 1 5 0
Reggie Bush 4 14 0
Mike Karney 1 1 0
Deuce McAllister 6 27 0
RG (7 rushes, 19 yards)
Att Yds TD
Drew Brees 1 3 0
Reggie Bush 1 1 0
Deuce McAllister 5 15 0
RT (1 rush, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Deuce McAllister 1 6 0
RE (1 rush, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 6 0
Pittsburgh Steelers
LE (5 rushes, 25 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 5 25 1
LT (1 rush, 1 yard)
Att Yds TD
Najeh Davenport 1 1 0
LG (1 rush, 72 yards)
Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 1 72 0
MD (5 rushes, 21 yards)
Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 4 19 0
Ben Roethlisberger 1 2 0
RG (6 rushes, 12 yards)
Att Yds TD
Najeh Davenport 1 2 0
Willie Parker 5 10 0
RT (4 rushes, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 4 6 0
RE (3 rushes, 81 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 3 81 1

Pass Tackles

New Orleans Saints
Deep LeftDeep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Pittsburgh Steelers
Deep LeftDeep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
No Direction

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 11:56 NOR 23 2 0:44 10 Fumble View Drive »
2 1 6:49 NOR 48 12 6:06 52 Touchdown View Drive »
3 2 13:26 NOR 20 12 5:04 78 Field Goal View Drive »
4 2 6:09 NOR 29 8 3:47 71 Touchdown View Drive »
5 2 1:20 NOR 28 5 1:00 72 Touchdown View Drive »
6 3 15:00 NOR 34 7 2:28 17 Punt View Drive »
7 3 7:42 NOR 25 3 0:39 18 Fumble View Drive »
8 3 6:55 NOR 31 7 3:26 55 Missed FG View Drive »
9 4 14:55 NOR 28 8 4:05 33 Punt View Drive »
10 4 9:55 NOR 36 4 1:50 64 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 4:31 NOR 19 11 3:52 56 Fumble View Drive »

Pittsburgh Steelers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 PIT 50 6 3:04 50 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 11:12 NOR 32 8 4:23 32 Touchdown View Drive »
3 1 0:43 PIT 32 4 2:17 15 Punt View Drive »
4 2 8:22 PIT 40 3 2:13 0 Punt View Drive »
5 2 2:22 PIT 35 7 1:02 51 Field Goal View Drive »
6 2 0:20 PIT 30 2 0:20 25 End of Half View Drive »
7 3 12:32 PIT 9 11 4:50 73 Missed FG View Drive »
8 3 7:03 NOR 38 1 0:08 38 Touchdown View Drive »
9 3 3:29 PIT 22 6 3:34 78 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 10:50 PIT 20 3 0:55 80 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 8:05 PIT 27 6 3:34 26 Punt View Drive »
12 4 0:39 PIT 25 1 0:39 -1 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR PIT EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NOR 30 John Carney kicks off 60 yards, returned by Najeh Davenport for 40 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 0 0 0 2.26 0.0
1 14:53 1 10 PIT 50 Willie Parker left end for 3 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 0 0 2.26 2.12 73.9
1 14:15 2 7 NOR 47 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Najeh Davenport (defended by Brian Young) 0 0 2.12 1.42 72.1
1 14:11 3 7 NOR 47 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Hines Ward for 8 yards (tackle by Omar Stoutmire) 0 0 1.42 2.98 75.9
1 13:28 1 10 NOR 39 Willie Parker up the middle for no gain (tackle by Will Smith and Scott Fujita) 0 0 2.98 2.44 74.5
1 12:51 2 10 NOR 39 Najeh Davenport right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Brian Young and Charles Grant) 0 0 2.44 2.02 73.5
1 12:07 3 8 NOR 37 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep middle to Hines Ward for 37 yards, touchdown 0 6 2.02 7 82.3
1 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 65 yards, returned by Michael Lewis for 18 yards (tackle by Mike Logan) 0 7 0 0.48 0.0
1 11:52 1 10 NOR 23 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Joey Porter) 0 7 0.48 0.74 82.8
1 11:19 2 4 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Billy Miller for 4 yards (tackle by James Farrior). Billy Miller fumbles (forced by James Farrior), recovered by Brett Keisel at NOR-33 and returned for 1 yards (tackle by Terrance Copper) 0 7 0.74 -3.45 89.8
1 11:12 1 10 NOR 32 Willie Parker up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Omar Stoutmire) 0 7 3.45 3.31 89.6
1 10:38 2 7 NOR 29 Willie Parker right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Will Smith and Scott Shanle) 0 7 3.31 3.4 89.8
1 10:08 3 1 NOR 23 Ben Roethlisberger up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Brian Young) 0 7 3.4 4.17 90.8
1 9:22 1 10 NOR 21 Willie Parker right end for 2 yards (tackle by Omar Stoutmire) 0 7 4.17 3.9 90.5
1 8:56 2 8 NOR 19 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Cedrick Wilson for 9 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 0 7 3.9 4.91 91.8
1 8:14 1 10 NOR 10 Willie Parker left end for 8 yards (tackle by Mark Simoneau) 0 7 4.91 5.72 92.8
1 7:35 2 2 NOR 2 Willie Parker right tackle for no gain (tackle by Danny Clark and Josh Bullocks) 0 7 5.72 4.95 91.9
1 6:53 3 2 NOR 2 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 2 yards, touchdown 0 13 4.95 7 93.2
1 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 0 14 0 0 0.0
1 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 65 yards, returned by Michael Lewis for 43 yards (tackle by Jeff Reed) 0 14 0 2.13 0.0
1 6:42 1 10 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass complete to Marques Colston for 8 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans) 0 14 2.13 2.66 91.2
1 6:42 2 2 PIT 44 Mike Karney up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Joey Porter and Casey Hampton) 0 14 2.66 2.08 92.0
1 5:40 3 1 PIT 43 Deuce McAllister right guard for 1 yard (tackle by James Farrior) 0 14 2.08 2.79 91.1
1 4:58 1 10 PIT 42 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Larry Foote and Brett Keisel) 0 14 2.79 2.78 91.2
1 4:25 2 6 PIT 38 Drew Brees pass incomplete intended for Terrance Copper (defended by Larry Foote) 0 14 2.78 2.08 92.1
1 4:21 3 6 PIT 38 Penalty on Jon Stinchcomb: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 14 2.08 1.42 92.9
1 4:21 3 11 PIT 43 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Terrance Copper for 22 yards (tackle by Bryant McFadden) 0 14 1.42 4.17 89.3
1 3:45 1 10 PIT 21 Reggie Bush up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 0 14 4.17 4.37 89.0
1 3:10 2 5 PIT 16 Reggie Bush right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Joey Porter and Larry Foote) 0 14 4.37 3.81 89.9
1 2:30 3 4 PIT 15 Drew Brees pass complete to Aaron Stecker for 8 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 0 14 3.81 5.6 87.1
1 1:48 1 7 PIT 7 Reggie Bush up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Chris Hoke) 0 14 5.6 5.53 87.3
1 1:14 2 3 PIT 3 Reggie Bush left tackle for no gain (tackle by Ryan Clark and Joey Porter) 0 14 5.53 4.72 88.7
1 1:14 3 3 PIT 3 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Terrance Copper for 3 yards, touchdown 6 14 4.72 7 86.5
1 John Carney kicks extra point good 7 14 0 0 0.0
1 NOR 30 John Carney kicks off 47 yards, returned by Najeh Davenport for 9 yards (tackle by Jay Bellamy) 7 14 0 1.07 0.0
1 0:41 1 10 PIT 32 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Santonio Holmes for 11 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 7 14 1.07 1.8 87.9
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR PIT EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 1 10 PIT 43 Willie Parker up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Brian Young and Omar Stoutmire) 7 14 1.8 1.66 87.7
2 14:26 2 7 PIT 46 Willie Parker left end for 1 yard (tackle by Jason Craft and Rodney Leisle) 7 14 1.66 1.09 86.7
2 13:40 3 6 PIT 47 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Hines Ward 7 14 1.09 -0.26 84.1
2 13:35 4 6 PIT 47 Chris Gardocki punts 33 yards 7 14 -0.26 -0.28 84.1
2 13:26 1 10 NOR 20 Deuce McAllister left guard for 4 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 7 14 0.28 0.27 84.1
2 12:54 2 6 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Reggie Bush 7 14 0.27 -0.43 85.6
2 12:50 3 6 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 27 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark) 7 14 -0.43 2.32 79.4
2 12:07 1 10 PIT 49 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Mark Campbell for 8 yards (tackle by Larry Foote). Penalty on Deshea Townsend: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 7 14 2.32 2.65 78.5
2 11:46 1 10 PIT 44 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Reggie Bush 7 14 2.65 2.11 79.9
2 11:39 2 10 PIT 44 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Larry Foote and Brett Keisel) 7 14 2.11 1.95 80.3
2 10:59 3 6 PIT 40 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Terrance Copper for 4 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 7 14 1.95 0.89 82.8
2 10:17 4 2 PIT 36 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 10 yards (tackle by Anthony Smith). Penalty on Anthony Smith: Face Mask (5 Yards), 5 yards 7 14 0.89 4.17 74.3
2 10:17 1 10 PIT 21 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 15 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 7 14 4.17 5.83 69.2
2 10:17 1 6 PIT 6 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Terrance Copper 7 14 5.83 4.95 72.0
2 9:29 2 6 PIT 6 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 2 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 7 14 4.95 4.49 73.3
2 9:07 3 4 PIT 4 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Deuce McAllister for 2 yards (tackle by Joey Porter) 7 14 4.49 3.25 76.9
2 8:23 4 2 PIT 2 John Carney 20 yard field goal good 10 14 3.25 3 77.6
2 NOR 30 John Carney kicks off 61 yards, returned by Najeh Davenport for 31 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis) 10 14 0 1.6 0.0
2 8:16 1 10 PIT 40 Willie Parker right tackle for no gain (tackle by Hollis Thomas and Scott Fujita) 10 14 1.6 1.05 80.4
2 7:36 2 10 PIT 40 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Scott Shanle for -6 yards 10 14 1.05 -0.43 76.3
2 7:36 3 16 PIT 34 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Heath Miller for 6 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 10 14 -0.43 -0.72 75.5
2 6:20 4 10 PIT 40 Chris Gardocki punts 38 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 7 yards (tackle by Sean Morey) 10 14 -0.72 -0.87 75.0
2 6:09 1 10 NOR 29 Deuce McAllister right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Brett Keisel and Aaron Smith) 10 14 0.87 1.27 73.8
2 5:32 2 3 NOR 36 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Brett Keisel) 10 14 1.27 1.6 72.7
2 4:53 1 10 NOR 40 Drew Brees sacked by Brett Keisel for -5 yards 10 14 1.6 0.38 76.4
2 4:17 2 15 NOR 35 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Casey Hampton and Aaron Smith) 10 14 0.38 0.37 76.5
2 3:39 3 10 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Marques Colston for 28 yards (tackle by Tyrone Carter) 10 14 0.37 3.45 66.1
2 2:55 1 10 PIT 32 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Billy Miller 10 14 3.45 2.9 68.0
2 2:54 2 10 PIT 32 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 2 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend). Penalty on Aaron Smith: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards 10 14 2.9 4.58 61.8
2 2:34 1 10 PIT 15 Reggie Bush left end for 15 yards, touchdown 16 14 4.58 7 56.1
2 John Carney kicks extra point good 17 14 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 John Carney kicks off 52 yards, returned by Najeh Davenport for 17 yards (tackle by Aaron Stecker) 17 14 0 1.27 0.0
2 2:18 1 10 PIT 35 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Nate Washington for 6 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 17 14 1.27 1.53 58.1
2 2:00 2 4 PIT 41 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Cedrick Wilson (defended by Hollis Thomas) 17 14 1.53 0.83 55.2
2 1:57 3 4 PIT 41 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Santonio Holmes for 46 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 17 14 0.83 4.71 70.1
2 1:57 1 10 NOR 13 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Nate Washington 17 14 4.71 4.05 67.7
2 1:43 2 10 NOR 13 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Hines Ward for -1 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 17 14 4.05 3.08 64.0
2 1:27 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 17 14 0 0
2 1:27 3 11 NOR 14 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Santonio Holmes 17 14 3.08 2.51 61.8
2 1:23 4 11 NOR 14 Jeff Reed 32 yard field goal good 17 17 2.51 3 63.6
2 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 69 yards, returned by Michael Lewis for 27 yards (tackle by Anthony Madison) 17 17 0 0.81 0.0
2 1:14 1 10 NOR 28 Drew Brees pass complete to Aaron Stecker for 22 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 17 17 0.81 2.26 54.6
2 0:50 1 10 NOR 50 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 11 yards (tackle by Bryant McFadden) 17 17 2.26 2.98 51.5
2 0:30 1 10 PIT 39 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 6 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark) 17 17 2.98 3.25 50.2
2 0:29 2 4 PIT 33 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Marques Colston for 29 yards 17 17 3.25 6.28 37.8
2 0:23 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 17 17 0 0
2 0:23 1 4 PIT 4 Deuce McAllister left guard for 4 yards, touchdown 23 17 6.28 7 38.9
2 John Carney kicks extra point good 24 17 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 John Carney kicks off 66 yards, returned by Sean Morey for 23 yards (tackle by Bryan Scott). Sean Morey fumbles (forced by Bryan Scott), recovered by Tyrone Carter at PIT-30 24 17 0 0.94 0.0
2 0:11 1 10 PIT 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep right to Hines Ward for 25 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 24 17 0.94 2.59 45.3
2 0:02 Timeout #2 by Pittsburgh Steelers 24 17 0 0
2 0:01 1 10 NOR 45 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Nate Washington 24 17 2.59 2.04 34.7
End of Half24172.040
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR PIT EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 60 yards, returned by Michael Lewis for 24 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark) 24 17 0 1.2 0.0
3 14:52 1 10 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Terrance Copper (defended by Casey Hampton) 24 17 1.2 0.66 32.1
3 14:48 2 10 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 6 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark) 24 17 0.66 0.76 31.7
3 14:11 3 4 NOR 40 Reggie Bush left tackle for 11 yards (tackle by Tyrone Carter) 24 17 0.76 2.32 25.6
3 13:38 1 10 PIT 49 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Terrance Copper for 11 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 24 17 2.32 3.05 22.8
3 13:04 1 10 PIT 38 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Reggie Bush 24 17 3.05 2.51 24.1
3 13:00 2 10 PIT 38 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 4 yards (tackle by James Farrior). Penalty on Jahri Evans: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 24 17 2.51 0.37 31.9
3 13:00 3 21 PIT 49 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Marques Colston (defended by Joey Porter) 24 17 0.37 0 33.3
3 12:36 4 21 PIT 49 Steve Weatherford punts 40 yards, fair catch by Santonio Holmes 24 17 0 0.38 31.5
3 12:32 1 10 PIT 9 Willie Parker right guard for no gain (tackle by Hollis Thomas and Scott Fujita) 24 17 -0.38 -0.78 30.0
3 11:54 2 10 PIT 9 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep middle intended for Nate Washington (defended by Josh Bullocks) 24 17 -0.78 -1.42 27.1
3 11:48 3 10 PIT 9 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep middle to Nate Washington for 22 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 24 17 -1.42 1 36.5
3 11:11 1 10 PIT 31 Willie Parker up the middle for 13 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle and Jason Craft) 24 17 1 1.86 39.8
3 10:31 1 10 PIT 44 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 22 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 24 17 1.86 3.31 45.8
3 9:52 1 10 NOR 34 Willie Parker right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Omar Stoutmire and Rodney Leisle) 24 17 3.31 3.31 45.4
3 9:11 2 6 NOR 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Willie Parker for 13 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 24 17 3.31 4.44 50.3
3 8:26 1 10 NOR 17 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Willie Parker for -1 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 24 17 4.44 3.72 46.5
3 7:55 2 11 NOR 18 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep left intended for Heath Miller 24 17 3.72 3 42.8
3 7:49 3 11 NOR 18 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Nate Washington 24 17 3 2.25 39.2
3 7:46 4 11 NOR 18 Jeff Reed 35 yard field goal no good 24 17 2.25 -0.61 26.8
3 7:42 1 10 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Terrance Copper 24 17 0.61 0.06 28.9
3 7:36 2 10 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 12 yards (tackle by Bryant McFadden) 24 17 0.06 1.4 23.6
3 7:12 1 10 NOR 37 Reggie Bush right end for 6 yards (tackle by Larry Foote). Reggie Bush fumbles (forced by Larry Foote), recovered by Ryan Clark at NOR-43 and returned for 5 yards (tackle by Marques Colston). NOR challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld. 24 17 1.4 -3.05 42.5
3 7:03 1 10 NOR 38 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep left to Cedrick Wilson for 38 yards, touchdown 24 23 3.05 7 56.7
3 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 24 24 0 0 0.0
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 56 yards, returned by Jamal Jones for 17 yards (tackle by Mike Logan) 24 24 0 1 0.0
3 6:50 1 10 NOR 31 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Aaron Smith and Ryan Clark) 24 24 1 0.87 57.3
3 6:18 2 7 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 13 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 24 24 0.87 2.06 51.2
3 5:39 1 10 NOR 47 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Terrance Copper for 32 yards (tackle by Tyrone Carter) 24 24 2.06 4.17 40.3
3 5:05 1 10 PIT 21 Reggie Bush left guard for 2 yards (tackle by James Farrior and Casey Hampton) 24 24 4.17 3.9 41.2
3 4:38 2 8 PIT 19 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Reggie Bush (defended by Brett Keisel) 24 24 3.9 3.18 44.6
3 4:34 3 8 PIT 19 Drew Brees up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans). Drew Brees fumbles (forced by Clark Haggans), recovered by Jahri Evans at PIT-14 24 24 3.18 2.61 47.5
3 3:34 4 3 PIT 14 John Carney 32 yard field goal no good 24 24 2.61 -0.41 62.7
3 3:29 1 10 PIT 22 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Antwan Lake for -8 yards 24 24 0.41 -1.33 53.6
3 2:57 2 18 PIT 14 Willie Parker left guard for 72 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 24 24 -1.33 4.65 81.4
3 2:04 1 10 NOR 14 Najeh Davenport left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Scott Shanle and Mark Simoneau) 24 24 4.65 4.16 79.8
3 1:22 2 9 NOR 13 Willie Parker left end for 9 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 24 24 4.16 6.28 87.4
3 0:36 1 4 NOR 4 Willie Parker right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Brian Young) 24 24 6.28 5.53 85.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR PIT EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 3 NOR 3 Willie Parker right end for 3 yards, touchdown 24 30 5.53 7 87.1
4 NOR 2 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 24 31 0 0 0.0
4 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 61 yards, returned by Jamal Jones for 19 yards (tackle by Anthony Smith) 24 31 0 0.81 0.0
4 14:49 1 10 NOR 28 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Mike Karney for 4 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 24 31 0.81 0.8 87.8
4 14:08 2 6 NOR 32 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 7 yards 24 31 0.8 1.53 85.8
4 13:47 1 10 NOR 39 Reggie Bush up the middle for no gain (tackle by Aaron Smith and Casey Hampton) 24 31 1.53 0.99 87.7
4 13:10 2 10 NOR 39 Deuce McAllister right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans and Casey Hampton) 24 31 0.99 0.56 89.3
4 12:32 3 8 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 16 yards (tackle by Anthony Madison) 24 31 0.56 2.72 82.0
4 11:51 1 10 PIT 43 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Mike Karney for 4 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 24 31 2.72 2.72 82.3
4 11:10 2 6 PIT 39 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Terrance Copper (defended by Clark Haggans) 24 31 2.72 2.01 85.6
4 11:04 3 6 PIT 39 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston 24 31 2.01 0.66 90.3
4 11:00 4 6 PIT 39 Steve Weatherford punts 39 yards, touchback 24 31 0.66 -0.28 92.9
4 10:50 1 10 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Cedrick Wilson 24 31 0.28 -0.27 91.6
4 10:47 2 10 PIT 20 Willie Parker right end for 76 yards (tackle by Jason Craft) 24 31 -0.27 6.28 99.4
4 10:00 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 24 31 0 0
4 10:00 1 4 NOR 4 Willie Parker left end for 4 yards, touchdown 24 37 6.28 7 99.5
4 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 24 38 0 0 0.0
4 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 44 yards, returned by Mike Karney for 10 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 24 38 0 1.33 0.0
4 9:51 1 10 NOR 36 Penalty on Terrance Copper: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 24 38 1.33 1 99.5
4 9:51 1 15 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Aaron Stecker for 48 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 24 38 1 4.17 97.7
4 9:15 1 10 PIT 21 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 13 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 24 38 4.17 5.37 96.5
4 8:37 1 8 PIT 8 Penalty on Casey Hampton: Defensive Offside, 4 yards (no play) 24 38 5.37 6.28 95.4
4 8:14 1 4 PIT 4 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Mark Campbell 24 38 6.28 5.34 97.2
4 8:09 2 4 PIT 4 Drew Brees for no gain. Drew Brees fumbles, recovered by Deuce McAllister at PIT-4 and returned for 4 yards, touchdown 30 38 5.34 7 96.3
4 John Carney kicks extra point good 31 38 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 30 John Carney kicks off 58 yards, returned by Sean Morey for 15 yards (tackle by DeJuan Groce) 31 38 0 0.74 0.0
4 8:01 1 10 PIT 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Heath Miller 31 38 0.74 0.2 94.9
4 7:54 2 10 PIT 27 Willie Parker right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie and Josh Bullocks) 31 38 0.2 -0.23 94.0
4 7:12 3 8 PIT 29 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Hines Ward for 17 yards (tackle by DeJuan Groce) 31 38 -0.23 1.99 98.1
4 6:38 1 10 PIT 46 Willie Parker right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Antwan Lake and Charles Grant) 31 38 1.99 1.59 98.1
4 5:56 2 9 PIT 47 Willie Parker right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Omar Stoutmire) 31 38 1.59 1.16 98.1
4 5:21 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 31 38 0 0
4 5:21 3 7 PIT 49 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Najeh Davenport for 4 yards (tackle by Charles Grant) 31 38 1.16 0.13 97.2
4 4:40 4 3 NOR 47 Chris Gardocki punts 28 yards 31 38 0.13 -0.15 97.4
4 4:31 1 10 NOR 19 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Brett Keisel and Clark Haggans) 31 38 0.15 0.61 96.8
4 4:06 2 3 NOR 26 Deuce McAllister right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Aaron Smith) 31 38 0.61 0.94 96.6
4 3:35 1 10 NOR 30 Drew Brees right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Brett Keisel) 31 38 0.94 0.8 97.6
4 2:53 2 7 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 4 yards (tackle by Larry Foote). Penalty on Clark Haggans: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 31 38 0.8 1.47 97.5
4 2:48 2 2 NOR 38 Deuce McAllister right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Clark Haggans and Tyrone Carter) 31 38 1.47 0.89 98.5
4 2:08 3 1 NOR 39 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Mark Campbell for 5 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 31 38 0.89 1.86 98.1
4 2:00 1 10 NOR 44 Reggie Bush up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Brett Keisel and Clark Haggans) 31 38 1.86 1.99 98.2
4 1:29 2 5 NOR 49 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Terrance Copper (defended by Bryant McFadden) 31 38 1.99 1.29 99.7
4 1:29 3 5 NOR 49 Drew Brees left end for 6 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 31 38 1.29 2.59 98.2
4 1:29 1 10 PIT 45 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Marques Colston (defended by Anthony Smith) 31 38 2.59 2.04 99.1
4 0:52 2 10 PIT 45 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Reggie Bush 31 38 2.04 1.36 100.0
4 0:49 3 10 PIT 45 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Terrance Copper for 20 yards (tackle by Tyrone Carter). Terrance Copper fumbles (forced by Tyrone Carter), recovered by Ryan Clark at PIT-25 (tackle by Omar Stoutmire) 31 38 1.36 -0.61 100.0
4 0:39 1 10 PIT 25 Ben Roethlisberger kneels for -1 yards 31 38 0.61 -0.07 100.0
End of Regulation3138-0.070
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).