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San Diego Chargers 24 at Pittsburgh Steelers 35

Sunday, January 11, 2009
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San Diego Chargers (8-8-0)7301424
Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4-0)7771435

Game Info
Stadium Heinz Field
Start Time (ET) 4:45pm
Roof outdoors
Surface dessograss
Duration 3:13
Attendance 63,899
Weather 26 degrees relative humidity 69%, wind 5 mph, wind chill 20
Vegas Line Pittsburgh Steelers -6.5
Over/Under 38.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Bill Leavy
Umpire Darrell Jenkins
Head Linesman Mark Baltz
Field Judge Doug Rosenbaum
Back Judge Keith Ferguson
Side Judge David Wyant
Line Judge Mark Perlman

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

San Diego Chargers
Deep Left (0/3, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Vincent Jackson 2 0 0 0
Brandon Manumaleuna 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (3/4, 128 yards, 2 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 1 1 25 0
Antonio Gates 1 0 0 0
Vincent Jackson 1 1 41 1
Darren Sproles 1 1 62 1
Deep Right (1/2, 20 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 1 1 20 0
Vincent Jackson 1 0 0 0
Short Left (10/14, 109 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 2 2 27 0
Antonio Gates 4 4 51 0
Jacob Hester 4 2 13 0
Vincent Jackson 1 0 0 0
Brandon Manumaleuna 1 1 14 0
Legedu Naanee 2 1 4 1
Short Middle (3/5, 25 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Michael Bennett 1 1 6 0
Antonio Gates 1 1 8 0
Vincent Jackson 1 0 0 0
Legedu Naanee 1 0 0 0
Darren Sproles 1 1 11 0
Short Right (4/7, 26 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Vincent Jackson 2 1 8 0
Brandon Manumaleuna 1 0 0 0
Darren Sproles 4 3 18 0
Pittsburgh Steelers
Deep Left (1/1, 41 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Hines Ward 1 1 41 0
Deep Middle (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Santonio Holmes 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (1/5, 18 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Santonio Holmes 1 0 0 0
Limas Sweed 1 0 0
Nate Washington 3 1 18 0
Short Left (4/5, 44 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Santonio Holmes 2 1 15 0
Heath Miller 1 1 11 0
Mewelde Moore 1 1 9 0
Hines Ward 1 1 9 0
Short Middle (2/2, 3 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Carey Davis 1 1 0 0
Mewelde Moore 1 1 3 0
Short Right (9/13, 75 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Carey Davis 2 2 7 0
Santonio Holmes 1 1 10 0
Heath Miller 3 2 26 1
Willie Parker 1 0 0
Gary Russell 1 0 0
Hines Ward 3 2 20 0
Nate Washington 2 2 12 0

Rushing

San Diego Chargers
LE (0 rushes, 0 yards)LT (1 rush, -1 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 1 -1 0
LG (4 rushes, 6 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 4 6 0
MD (3 rushes, -3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 3 -3 0
RG (2 rushes, 9 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 2 9 0
RT (1 rush, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 1 4 0
RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)
Pittsburgh Steelers
LE (3 rushes, 11 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Mewelde Moore 1 4 0
Willie Parker 2 7 1
LT (3 rushes, 4 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 1 2 0
Gary Russell 2 2 1
LG (3 rushes, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Mewelde Moore 1 4 0
Willie Parker 2 6 0
MD (16 rushes, 53 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ryan Clark 1 -4 0
Carey Davis 1 0 0
Byron Leftwich 1 2 0
Mewelde Moore 1 5 0
Willie Parker 10 47 0
Gary Russell 2 3 0
RG (3 rushes, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 3 10 0
RT (6 rushes, 18 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Willie Parker 6 18 0
RE (5 rushes, 63 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Santonio Holmes 2 7 0
Willie Parker 3 56 1

Pass Tackles

San Diego Chargers
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Player
Paul Oliver 1
Short Left Short Middle
Player
Eric Weddle 1
Short Right
Pittsburgh Steelers
Deep LeftDeep Middle
Player
Ike Taylor 1
Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

San Diego Chargers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 SDG 25 4 2:01 75 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 9:25 SDG 9 3 1:44 5 Punt View Drive »
3 1 7:41 SDG 36 6 5:07 -3 Punt View Drive »
4 1 1:15 SDG 18 5 3:26 21 Punt View Drive »
5 2 7:38 SDG 20 3 0:22 0 Punt View Drive »
6 2 5:05 PIT 44 7 3:09 20 Field Goal View Drive »
7 2 0:40 SDG 30 1 0:40 0 End of Half View Drive »
8 3 7:04 PIT 23 1 0:17 0 Interception View Drive »
9 4 14:56 SDG 1 4 1:15 1 Punt View Drive »
10 4 12:52 SDG 27 10 3:43 73 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 4:11 SDG 24 3 0:56 -7 Punt View Drive »
12 4 2:43 SDG 21 4 0:50 79 Touchdown View Drive »

Pittsburgh Steelers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 12:59 PIT 42 7 3:34 24 Punt View Drive »
2 1 2:34 PIT 26 3 1:19 -3 Punt View Drive »
3 2 12:49 PIT 18 7 5:11 31 Punt View Drive »
4 2 7:16 PIT 39 4 2:11 5 Downs View Drive »
5 2 1:56 PIT 34 7 1:16 66 Touchdown View Drive »
6 3 15:00 PIT 23 13 7:56 77 Touchdown View Drive »
7 3 6:47 PIT 21 6 4:44 13 Punt View Drive »
8 3 2:03 SDG 23 6 2:07 22 Downs View Drive »
9 4 13:41 SDG 49 2 0:49 49 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 9:09 PIT 27 9 4:58 73 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 3:15 PIT 31 3 0:32 3 Punt View Drive »
12 4 1:53 SDG 48 3 1:53 -4 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 63 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 18 yards (tackle by Keyaron Fox) 0 0 0 0.61 0.0
1 14:56 1 10 SDG 25 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 21 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 0 0 0.61 1.99 63.1
1 14:27 1 10 SDG 46 Darren Sproles left guard for 1 yard (tackle by James Harrison) 0 0 1.99 1.59 64.1
1 13:47 2 9 SDG 47 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 12 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark) 0 0 1.59 2.85 60.4
1 13:08 1 10 PIT 41 Philip Rivers pass complete deep middle to Vincent Jackson for 41 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Vincent Jackson: Unsportsmanlike Conduct, 15 yards 6 0 2.85 7 50.9
1 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 SDG 15 Mike Scifres kicks off 55 yards, returned by Carey Davis for 12 yards (tackle by Brandon Siler) 7 0 0 1.73 0.0
1 12:54 1 10 PIT 42 Willie Parker up the middle for 12 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 7 0 1.73 2.52 55.4
1 12:16 1 10 SDG 46 Willie Parker up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Luis Castillo) 7 0 2.52 2.25 54.4
1 11:36 2 8 SDG 44 Willie Parker up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart and Tim Dobbins) 7 0 2.25 3.18 57.0
1 10:55 1 10 SDG 36 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Hines Ward for 1 yard (tackle by Eric Weddle). Penalty on Santonio Holmes: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 7 0 3.18 2.59 55.0
1 10:30 1 19 SDG 45 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Hines Ward (defended by Quentin Jammer) 7 0 2.59 1.42 51.3
1 10:25 2 19 SDG 45 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Heath Miller for 11 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie) 7 0 1.42 2.21 53.7
1 9:39 3 8 SDG 34 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Santonio Holmes 7 0 2.21 1.06 49.9
1 9:33 4 8 SDG 34 Ben Roethlisberger punts 25 yards 7 0 1.06 0.38 47.8
1 9:25 1 10 SDG 9 Darren Sproles left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 7 0 -0.38 -0.56 48.3
1 8:48 2 7 SDG 12 Darren Sproles up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Larry Foote and Casey Hampton) 7 0 -0.56 -0.84 49.0
1 8:05 3 5 SDG 14 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Darren Sproles 7 0 -0.84 -2.47 53.8
1 8:00 4 5 SDG 14 Mike Scifres punts 53 yards, returned by Santonio Holmes for 67 yards, touchdown 7 6 -2.47 -7 64.6
1 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
1 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 64 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 30 yards (tackle by Tyrone Carter) 7 7 0 1.33 0.0
1 7:34 1 10 SDG 36 Michael Bennett right end for no gain (tackle by Larry Foote and Brett Keisel). Penalty on Jacob Hester: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards (no play) 7 7 1.33 0.34 66.5
1 7:04 1 25 SDG 21 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Chris Chambers for 12 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 7 7 0.34 0.39 66.2
1 6:35 2 13 SDG 33 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Michael Bennett for 6 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 7 7 0.39 0.5 65.8
1 5:55 3 7 SDG 39 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 8 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 7 7 0.5 2.06 61.0
1 5:13 1 10 SDG 47 Penalty on Marcus McNeill: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 2.06 1.73 61.8
1 4:51 1 15 SDG 42 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 3 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 7 7 1.73 1.25 63.2
1 4:05 2 12 SDG 45 Philip Rivers sacked by LaMarr Woodley for -8 yards 7 7 1.25 -0.49 68.3
1 3:32 3 20 SDG 37 Penalty on Philip Rivers: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 -0.49 -1.15 70.2
1 3:18 3 25 SDG 32 Darren Sproles left guard for 1 yard (tackle by James Farrior) 7 7 -1.15 -1.18 70.2
1 2:42 4 24 SDG 33 Mike Scifres punts 41 yards 7 7 -1.18 -0.67 68.7
1 2:34 1 10 PIT 26 Willie Parker right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Tim Dobbins and Jamal Williams) 7 7 0.67 0.27 67.5
1 1:53 2 9 PIT 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Nate Washington 7 7 0.27 -0.43 65.2
1 1:46 3 9 PIT 27 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Eric Weddle for -4 yards 7 7 -0.43 -1.83 60.7
1 1:28 4 13 PIT 23 Mitch Berger punts 49 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for no gain. Penalty on Cletis Gordon: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 7 7 -1.83 -0.04 66.3
1 1:15 1 10 SDG 18 Darren Sproles right guard for 8 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 7 7 0.04 0.68 64.3
1 0:41 2 2 SDG 26 Darren Sproles right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu and LaMarr Woodley) 7 7 0.68 0.94 63.4
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 1 10 SDG 30 Darren Sproles right guard for 1 yard (tackle by James Farrior and James Harrison) 7 7 0.94 0.53 64.5
2 14:19 2 9 SDG 31 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 7 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 7 7 0.53 0.76 63.7
2 13:42 3 2 SDG 38 Darren Sproles left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Aaron Smith and James Farrior). SDG challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld. 7 7 0.76 -0.78 68.4
2 12:56 4 1 SDG 39 Mike Scifres punts 43 yards, fair catch by Mewelde Moore 7 7 -0.78 -0.04 66.0
2 12:49 1 10 PIT 18 Willie Parker up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle and Stephen Cooper) 7 7 0.04 0.55 67.6
2 12:14 2 3 PIT 25 Willie Parker right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper and Jacques Cesaire) 7 7 0.55 0.94 68.7
2 11:34 1 10 PIT 30 Willie Parker up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Jyles Tucker) 7 7 0.94 1.2 69.5
2 10:56 2 4 PIT 36 Willie Parker right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper and Jamal Williams) 7 7 1.2 1.66 70.8
2 10:12 1 10 PIT 41 Mewelde Moore left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper) 7 7 1.66 1.66 70.7
2 9:28 2 6 PIT 45 Willie Parker right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper and Tim Dobbins) 7 7 1.66 1.36 69.7
2 8:44 3 3 PIT 48 Penalty on Darnell Stapleton: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 1.36 0.7 67.5
2 8:20 3 8 PIT 43 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Carey Davis for 6 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 7 7 0.7 -0.13 64.6
2 7:48 Timeout #2 by San Diego Chargers 7 7 0 0
2 7:48 4 2 PIT 49 Mitch Berger punts 51 yards, touchback 7 7 -0.13 -0.28 63.9
2 7:38 1 10 SDG 20 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Vincent Jackson (defended by Ike Taylor) 7 7 0.28 -0.27 65.8
2 7:33 2 10 SDG 20 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Jacob Hester 7 7 -0.27 -0.96 68.2
2 7:30 3 10 SDG 20 Philip Rivers pass complete deep right to Vincent Jackson for 43 yards (tackle by Bryant McFadden). PIT challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned. Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Vincent Jackson 7 7 -0.96 -2.03 71.6
2 7:24 4 10 SDG 20 Mike Scifres punts 41 yards, fair catch by Santonio Holmes 7 7 -2.03 -1.53 70.0
2 7:16 1 10 PIT 39 Santonio Holmes right end for 3 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 7 7 1.53 1.39 69.5
2 6:35 2 7 PIT 42 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Nate Washington for 5 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 7 7 1.39 1.36 69.4
2 5:48 3 2 PIT 47 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Carey Davis for 1 yard (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 7 7 1.36 -0.19 63.9
2 5:11 4 1 PIT 48 Ryan Clark up the middle for -4 yards (tackle by Antwan Applewhite and Jacob Hester) 7 7 -0.19 -2.65 54.5
2 5:05 1 10 PIT 44 Darren Sproles left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by LaMarr Woodley and James Harrison) 7 7 2.65 1.98 57.0
2 4:27 2 11 PIT 45 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Legedu Naanee 7 7 1.98 1.29 59.5
2 4:23 3 11 PIT 45 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 15 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark) 7 7 1.29 3.58 50.6
2 3:43 1 10 PIT 30 Darren Sproles up the middle for -5 yards (tackle by Brett Keisel) 7 7 3.58 2.36 55.1
2 3:02 2 15 PIT 35 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 3 yards (tackle by LaMarr Woodley) 7 7 2.36 2.08 56.0
2 2:17 3 12 PIT 32 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 8 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 7 7 2.08 1.94 56.3
2 2:00 4 4 PIT 24 Nate Kaeding 42 yard field goal good 10 7 1.94 3 51.9
2 SDG 30 Mike Scifres kicks off 50 yards, returned by Gary Russell for 14 yards (tackle by Brandon Siler) 10 7 0 1.2 0.0
2 1:52 1 10 PIT 34 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Santonio Holmes for 15 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper) 10 7 1.2 2.19 60.6
2 1:28 1 10 PIT 49 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Mewelde Moore for 9 yards (tackle by Paul Oliver) 10 7 2.19 2.86 63.1
2 1:13 Timeout #3 by San Diego Chargers 10 7 0 0
2 1:13 2 1 SDG 42 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Heath Miller 10 7 2.86 2.15 60.3
2 1:09 3 1 SDG 42 Gary Russell up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper and Igor Olshansky) 10 7 2.15 2.98 63.5
2 1:06 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 10 7 0 0
2 1:06 1 10 SDG 39 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep middle intended for Santonio Holmes 10 7 2.98 2.44 61.4
2 1:00 2 10 SDG 39 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep left to Hines Ward for 13 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie). Penalty on Willie Colon: Illegal Formation, 5 yards (no play) 10 7 2.44 1.77 58.7
2 0:54 2 15 SDG 44 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep left to Hines Ward for 41 yards (tackle by Paul Oliver) 10 7 1.77 6.51 76.1
2 0:45 Timeout #2 by Pittsburgh Steelers 10 7 0 0
2 0:45 1 3 SDG 3 Willie Parker left end for 3 yards, touchdown 10 13 6.51 7 74.4
2 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 10 14 0 0 0.0
2 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 47 yards, returned by Antonio Cromartie for 7 yards (tackle by Gary Russell) 10 14 0 0.94 0.0
2 0:35 1 10 SDG 30 Darren Sproles up the middle for no gain (tackle by Brett Keisel and Lawrence Timmons) 10 14 0.94 0.39 77.7
End of Half10140.390
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 66 yards, returned by Gary Russell for 19 yards (tackle by Legedu Naanee) 10 14 0 0.48 0.0
3 14:24 1 10 PIT 23 Willie Parker up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins and Shaun Phillips) 10 14 0.48 0.2 78.3
3 14:15 2 8 PIT 25 Willie Parker right end for 13 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 10 14 0.2 1.47 82.1
3 13:32 1 10 PIT 38 Willie Parker up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper and Eric Weddle) 10 14 1.47 1.46 82.1
3 12:52 2 6 PIT 42 Willie Parker left guard for -1 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins and Igor Olshansky) 10 14 1.46 0.63 79.8
3 12:13 3 7 PIT 41 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Santonio Holmes for 10 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 10 14 0.63 2.32 84.7
3 11:28 1 10 SDG 49 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Santonio Holmes 10 14 2.32 1.78 83.3
3 11:20 2 10 SDG 49 Willie Parker up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm) 10 14 1.78 0.96 80.9
3 10:37 3 11 SDG 50 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep right to Nate Washington for 18 yards (tackle by Paul Oliver) 10 14 0.96 3.45 87.7
3 9:55 1 10 SDG 32 Willie Parker left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Igor Olshansky and Jamal Williams) 10 14 3.45 3.17 87.2
3 9:17 2 8 SDG 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Carey Davis for no gain 10 14 3.17 2.48 85.6
3 8:33 3 8 SDG 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 18 yards (tackle by Cletis Gordon) 10 14 2.48 4.78 91.0
3 7:47 1 10 SDG 12 Willie Parker right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Cletis Gordon) 10 14 4.78 4.83 91.3
3 7:10 2 6 SDG 8 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 8 yards, touchdown 10 20 4.83 7 93.5
3 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 10 21 0 0 0.0
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 56 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 63 yards (tackle by Patrick Bailey) 10 21 0 4.04 0.0
3 6:53 1 10 PIT 23 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Vincent Jackson is intercepted by Larry Foote at PIT-21. SDG challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 10 21 4.04 -0.34 95.4
3 6:47 1 10 PIT 21 Willie Parker right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm) 10 21 0.34 0.21 95.3
3 6:09 2 7 PIT 24 Willie Parker left end for 4 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 10 21 0.21 0.04 95.2
3 5:24 3 3 PIT 28 Santonio Holmes right end for 4 yards (tackle by Cletis Gordon) 10 21 0.04 1.07 96.5
3 4:35 1 10 PIT 32 Willie Parker up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper) 10 21 1.07 1.07 96.7
3 3:56 2 6 PIT 36 Willie Parker right end for 13 yards (tackle by Cletis Gordon). Penalty on Heath Miller: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 10 21 1.07 -0.28 95.4
3 3:26 2 16 PIT 26 Mewelde Moore up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm and Ryon Bingham) 10 21 -0.28 -0.29 95.6
3 2:45 3 11 PIT 31 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Mewelde Moore for 3 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 10 21 -0.29 -1.11 94.6
3 2:12 4 8 PIT 34 Mitch Berger punts 43 yards, muffed catch by Eric Weddle, recovered by William Gay and returned for no gain 10 21 -1.11 4.04 99.0
3 2:03 1 10 SDG 23 Penalty on Darnell Stapleton: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 21 4.04 3.71 98.9
3 2:03 1 15 SDG 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Willie Parker 10 21 3.71 2.82 98.5
3 1:55 2 15 SDG 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Hines Ward for 19 yards (tackle by Cletis Gordon). Penalty on Cletis Gordon: Unnecessary Roughness, 5 yards 10 21 2.82 6.28 99.6
3 1:31 1 4 SDG 4 Willie Parker up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Jacques Cesaire and Stephen Cooper) 10 21 6.28 5.91 99.6
3 0:48 2 1 SDG 1 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Gary Russell 10 21 5.91 5.17 99.5
3 0:34 3 1 SDG 1 Gary Russell up the middle for no gain (tackle by Brandon Siler and Stephen Cooper) 10 21 5.17 3.55 99.1
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 4 1 SDG 1 Carey Davis up the middle for no gain (tackle by Tim Dobbins and Brandon Siler) 10 21 3.55 0.38 97.3
4 14:56 1 10 SDG 1 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Jacob Hester for 11 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 10 21 -0.38 -0.35 97.3
4 14:33 1 10 SDG 12 Philip Rivers sacked by LaMarr Woodley for -10 yards 10 21 -0.35 -1.51 98.3
4 14:02 2 20 SDG 2 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Legedu Naanee 10 21 -1.51 -2.59 99.0
4 13:58 3 20 SDG 2 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Antonio Gates 10 21 -2.59 -2.49 98.9
4 13:53 4 20 SDG 2 Mike Scifres punts 53 yards, returned by Santonio Holmes for 6 yards (tackle by David Binn) 10 21 -2.49 -2.32 98.9
4 13:41 1 10 SDG 49 Willie Parker right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 10 21 2.32 2.32 98.9
4 13:04 2 6 SDG 45 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Nate Washington. Penalty on Eric Weddle: Defensive Pass Interference, 44 yards (no play) 10 21 2.32 6.97 99.9
4 12:56 1 1 SDG 1 Gary Russell left tackle for 1 yard, touchdown 10 27 6.97 7 99.8
4 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 10 28 0 0 0.0
4 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 73 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 30 yards (tackle by Tyrone Carter) 10 28 0 0.74 0.0
4 12:44 1 10 SDG 27 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Vincent Jackson for 8 yards (tackle by Bryant McFadden) 10 28 0.74 1.28 99.8
4 12:21 2 2 SDG 35 Philip Rivers sacked by Brett Keisel for -8 yards 10 28 1.28 -0.49 99.9
4 11:51 3 10 SDG 27 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Brandon Manumaleuna for 14 yards (tackle by Tyrone Carter) 10 28 -0.49 1.66 99.8
4 11:11 1 10 SDG 41 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Darren Sproles for 11 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 10 28 1.66 2.39 99.8
4 10:33 1 10 PIT 48 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Jacob Hester 10 28 2.39 1.85 99.9
4 10:23 2 10 PIT 48 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Brandon Manumaleuna 10 28 1.85 1.16 99.9
4 10:19 3 10 PIT 48 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Chris Chambers for 15 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 10 28 1.16 3.38 99.8
4 9:43 1 10 PIT 33 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Brandon Manumaleuna 10 28 3.38 2.84 99.9
4 9:37 2 10 PIT 33 Philip Rivers pass complete deep middle to Chris Chambers for 25 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor). Penalty on Troy Polamalu: Roughing the Passer, 4 yards 10 28 2.84 6.28 99.1
4 9:13 1 4 PIT 4 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Legedu Naanee for 4 yards, touchdown 16 28 6.28 7 99.3
4 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 17 28 0 0 0.0
4 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 61 yards, returned by Mewelde Moore for 18 yards (tackle by Marques Harris) 17 28 0 0.74 0.0
4 9:04 1 10 PIT 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Nate Washington 17 28 0.74 0.2 99.0
4 8:56 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 17 28 0 0
4 8:56 2 10 PIT 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Nate Washington for 7 yards (tackle by Cletis Gordon) 17 28 0.2 0.43 99.1
4 8:15 3 3 PIT 34 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Hines Ward for 9 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper) 17 28 0.43 1.8 99.7
4 7:35 1 10 PIT 43 Willie Parker right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Jacques Cesaire) 17 28 1.8 1.52 99.7
4 6:50 2 8 PIT 45 Willie Parker right end for 27 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 17 28 1.52 3.71 100.0
4 6:18 1 10 SDG 28 Willie Parker left guard for 7 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle and Antwan Applewhite) 17 28 3.71 4.11 100.0
4 5:32 2 3 SDG 21 Mewelde Moore left end for 4 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie) 17 28 4.11 4.44 100.0
4 5:00 1 10 SDG 17 Willie Parker right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Tim Dobbins and Igor Olshansky) 17 28 4.44 4 100.0
4 4:17 2 9 SDG 16 Willie Parker right end for 16 yards, touchdown 17 34 4 7 100.0
4 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 17 35 0 0 0.0
4 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 69 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 23 yards (tackle by Andre Frazier) 17 35 0 0.54 0.0
4 4:05 1 10 SDG 24 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Vincent Jackson 17 35 0.54 -0 100.0
4 4:01 2 10 SDG 24 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Vincent Jackson 17 35 -0 -0.69 100.0
4 3:55 3 10 SDG 24 Philip Rivers sacked by James Harrison for -7 yards 17 35 -0.69 -2.32 100.0
4 3:23 4 17 SDG 17 Mike Scifres punts 52 yards, fair catch by Mewelde Moore 17 35 -2.32 -1 100.0
4 3:15 1 10 PIT 31 Gary Russell left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Clinton Hart) 17 35 1 0.6 100.0
4 3:06 Timeout #2 by San Diego Chargers 17 35 0 0
4 3:06 2 9 PIT 32 Byron Leftwich up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 17 35 0.6 0.17 100.0
4 3:00 Timeout #3 by San Diego Chargers 17 35 0 0
4 3:00 3 7 PIT 34 Byron Leftwich pass incomplete deep right intended for Limas Sweed 17 35 0.17 -1.11 100.0
4 3:00 4 7 PIT 34 Mitch Berger punts 49 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 4 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 17 35 -1.11 -0.34 100.0
4 2:43 1 10 SDG 21 Philip Rivers pass complete deep right to Chris Chambers for 20 yards 17 35 0.34 1.66 100.0
4 2:38 1 10 SDG 41 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Jacob Hester for 2 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 17 35 1.66 1.39 100.0
4 2:11 2 8 SDG 43 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Vincent Jackson (defended by Ike Taylor). PIT challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 17 35 1.39 0.7 100.0
4 2:03 3 8 SDG 43 Penalty on Philip Rivers: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 17 35 0.7 0.04 100.0
4 2:03 3 13 SDG 38 Philip Rivers pass complete deep middle to Darren Sproles for 62 yards, touchdown 23 35 0.04 7 100.0
4 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 24 35 0 0 0.0
4 Mike Scifres kicks onside 10 yards. Penalty on William Gay: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 24 35 0 0 0.0
4 SDG 35 Mike Scifres kicks onside 13 yards, recovered by Gary Russell 24 35 0 2.39 0.0
4 1:52 1 10 SDG 48 Byron Leftwich kneels for -2 yards 24 35 2.39 1.58 100.0
4 1:11 2 12 50 Byron Leftwich kneels for -1 yards 24 35 1.58 0.76 100.0
4 0:25 3 13 PIT 49 Byron Leftwich kneels for -1 yards 24 35 0.76 -0.19 100.0
End of Regulation2435-0.190
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).