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San Diego Chargers 28 at Pittsburgh Steelers 38

Sunday, October 4, 2009
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San Diego Chargers (13-3-0)0072128
Pittsburgh Steelers (9-7-0)14771038

Game Info
Stadium Heinz Field
Start Time (ET) 8:30pm
Roof outdoors
Surface dessograss
Duration 3:07
Attendance 64,045
Weather 54 degrees relative humidity 66%, wind 4 mph
Vegas Line Pittsburgh Steelers -5.5
Over/Under 43.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Jeff Triplette
Umpire Bruce Stritesky
Head Linesman Steve Stelljes
Field Judge Boris Cheek
Back Judge Steve Freeman
Side Judge David Wyant
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

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

San Diego Chargers
Deep Left (3/4, 63 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 2 1 17 0
Antonio Gates 1 1 30 1
Vincent Jackson 1 1 16 0
Deep Middle (1/1, 26 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Antonio Gates 1 1 26 0
Deep Right (0/2, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Vincent Jackson 2 0 0 0
Short Left (7/11, 54 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 2 1 3 0
Malcom Floyd 1 0 0
Antonio Gates 3 2 19 0
Vincent Jackson 3 2 25 0
Legedu Naanee 1 1 8 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 1 1 -1 0
Short Middle (5/6, 48 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 1 0 0 0
Antonio Gates 4 4 36 1
Legedu Naanee 1 1 12 0
Short Right (5/12, 63 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 3 2 19 1
Antonio Gates 3 1 13 0
Vincent Jackson 1 1 15 0
Legedu Naanee 1 0 0 0
Darren Sproles 1 1 16 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 3 0 0 0
Pittsburgh Steelers
Deep Left (2/2, 61 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Mike Wallace 1 1 35 0
Hines Ward 1 1 26 0
Deep Middle (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Hines Ward 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (1/2, 19 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Hines Ward 2 1 19 0
Short Left (10/11, 103 yards, 2 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Santonio Holmes 4 3 37 0
Rashard Mendenhall 1 1 6 0
Heath Miller 3 3 18 1
Mewelde Moore 2 2 24 1
Hines Ward 1 1 18 0
Short Middle (4/6, 50 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Rashard Mendenhall 1 1 20 0
Heath Miller 1 1 9 0
Matt Spaeth 1 0 0
Hines Ward 3 2 21 0
Short Right (10/12, 106 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Santonio Holmes 1 1 15 0
Heath Miller 5 4 43 1
Mewelde Moore 1 1 7 0
Mike Wallace 2 1 12 0
Hines Ward 3 3 29 0

Rushing

San Diego Chargers
LE (1 rush, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
LaDainian Tomlinson 1 5 0
LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (3 rushes, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
LaDainian Tomlinson 3 5 0
MD (3 rushes, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Philip Rivers 1 1 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 2 3 0
RG (1 rush, 2 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
LaDainian Tomlinson 1 2 0
RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)
Pittsburgh Steelers
LE (1 rush, 2 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Rashard Mendenhall 1 2 0
LT (5 rushes, 18 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Rashard Mendenhall 4 16 0
Mewelde Moore 1 2 0
LG (1 rush, 9 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Rashard Mendenhall 1 9 0
MD (11 rushes, 40 yards, 2 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Rashard Mendenhall 9 35 2
Ben Roethlisberger 2 5 0
RG (9 rushes, 80 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Rashard Mendenhall 9 80 0
RT (4 rushes, -1 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Rashard Mendenhall 3 -1 0
Mewelde Moore 1 0 0
RE (2 rushes, 24 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Rashard Mendenhall 2 24 0

Pass Tackles

San Diego Chargers
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Player
Steve Gregory 1
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Pittsburgh Steelers
Deep Left Deep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

San Diego Chargers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 11:49 SDG 33 3 1:14 -1 Punt View Drive »
2 1 4:08 SDG 31 5 2:48 19 Punt View Drive »
3 2 9:40 SDG 10 7 2:05 32 Punt View Drive »
4 2 1:28 SDG 16 4 1:01 24 Punt View Drive »
5 3 15:00 SDG 28 4 2:11 22 Punt View Drive »
6 3 7:48 SDG 21 13 6:15 79 Touchdown View Drive »
7 4 13:39 SDG 20 3 1:02 -9 Punt View Drive »
8 4 7:18 SDG 33 4 1:30 67 Touchdown View Drive »
9 4 5:48 SDG 46 3 1:17 54 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 0:43 PIT 49 1 0:17 -5 Fumble View Drive »

Pittsburgh Steelers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 PIT 21 6 3:11 79 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 10:35 PIT 25 11 6:27 75 Touchdown View Drive »
3 1 1:20 PIT 4 10 6:40 57 Punt View Drive »
4 2 7:35 PIT 21 13 6:07 79 Touchdown View Drive »
5 2 0:27 PIT 4 1 0:27 -1 End of Half View Drive »
6 3 12:49 PIT 19 8 5:01 81 Touchdown View Drive »
7 3 1:33 PIT 28 6 2:54 -3 Punt View Drive »
8 4 12:37 PIT 30 8 5:19 70 Touchdown View Drive »
9 4 4:31 PIT 21 10 3:48 51 Field Goal View Drive »
10 4 0:26 SDG 45 1 0:26 -1 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 65 yards, returned by Stefan Logan for 16 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 0 0 0 0.34 0.0
1 14:54 1 10 PIT 21 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Santonio Holmes for 15 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie) 0 0 0.34 1.33 69.4
1 14:23 1 10 PIT 36 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Hines Ward for 15 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle and Stephen Cooper) 0 0 1.33 2.32 71.9
1 13:40 1 10 SDG 49 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep left to Mike Wallace for 35 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory) 0 0 2.32 4.65 77.4
1 13:09 1 10 SDG 14 Rashard Mendenhall up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 0 0 4.65 5.67 79.7
1 12:30 2 1 SDG 5 Rashard Mendenhall right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Brandon Siler) 0 0 5.67 6.97 82.4
1 11:53 1 1 SDG 1 Rashard Mendenhall up the middle for 1 yard, touchdown 0 6 6.97 7 80.4
1 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 65 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 28 yards (tackle by Andre Frazier) 0 7 0 1.14 0.0
1 11:43 1 10 SDG 33 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to LaDainian Tomlinson for -1 yards (tackle by Tyrone Carter) 0 7 1.14 0.46 81.5
1 11:02 2 11 SDG 32 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for LaDainian Tomlinson 0 7 0.46 -0.23 82.9
1 10:55 3 11 SDG 32 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Chris Chambers 0 7 -0.23 -1.24 84.8
1 10:49 4 11 SDG 32 Mike Scifres punts 63 yards, returned by Stefan Logan for 20 yards (tackle by David Binn) 0 7 -1.24 -0.61 83.7
1 10:35 1 10 PIT 25 Rashard Mendenhall left tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart and Stephen Cooper) 0 7 0.61 0.87 84.2
1 9:56 2 4 PIT 31 Rashard Mendenhall right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Luis Castillo and Ogemdi Nwagbuo) 0 7 0.87 0.56 83.6
1 9:15 3 1 PIT 34 Rashard Mendenhall right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Kevin Burnett and Stephen Cooper) 0 7 0.56 1.6 85.6
1 8:35 1 10 PIT 40 Rashard Mendenhall right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Jyles Tucker) 0 7 1.6 1.73 85.8
1 7:50 2 5 PIT 45 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Matt Spaeth (defended by Ogemdi Nwagbuo) 0 7 1.73 1.03 84.6
1 7:44 3 5 PIT 45 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Mike Wallace. Penalty on Antonio Cromartie: Defensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 0 7 1.03 2.59 87.3
1 7:40 1 10 SDG 45 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Larry English for -6 yards. Ben Roethlisberger fumbles (forced by Larry English), recovered by Ben Roethlisberger at PIT-49 0 7 2.59 1.23 85.0
1 6:57 2 16 PIT 49 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Hines Ward for 15 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper and Kevin Burnett) 0 7 1.23 2.54 87.3
1 6:16 3 1 SDG 36 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Santonio Holmes for 11 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie) 0 7 2.54 3.91 89.5
1 5:38 1 10 SDG 25 Rashard Mendenhall right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips and Clinton Hart) 0 7 3.91 3.63 89.2
1 5:02 2 8 SDG 23 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Heath Miller for 4 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie) 0 7 3.63 3.49 89.0
1 4:17 3 4 SDG 19 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Mewelde Moore for 19 yards, touchdown 0 13 3.49 7 92.4
1 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 0 14 0 0 0.0
1 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 62 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 23 yards (tackle by Keyaron Fox) 0 14 0 1 0.0
1 4:02 1 10 SDG 31 LaDainian Tomlinson left guard for 2 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 0 14 1 0.73 92.8
1 3:22 2 8 SDG 33 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 15 yards (tackle by Brett Keisel) 0 14 0.73 2.13 91.1
1 2:55 1 10 SDG 48 LaDainian Tomlinson left guard for 1 yard (tackle by James Harrison) 0 14 2.13 1.72 91.7
1 2:18 2 9 SDG 49 Philip Rivers up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Casey Hampton) 0 14 1.72 1.16 92.5
1 1:34 3 8 SDG 50 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Vincent Jackson (defended by Ike Taylor) 0 14 1.16 -0.06 93.9
1 1:28 4 8 SDG 50 Mike Scifres punts 43 yards. Penalty on Patrick Bailey: Offensive Holding, 3 yards 0 14 -0.06 0.38 93.4
1 1:20 1 10 PIT 4 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Hines Ward for 4 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper) 0 14 -0.38 -0.49 93.3
1 0:44 2 6 PIT 8 Rashard Mendenhall up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory) 0 14 -0.49 -0.6 93.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 3 PIT 11 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Heath Miller for 9 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper and Steve Gregory) 0 14 -0.6 0.28 94.3
2 14:20 1 10 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 5 yards (tackle by Luis Castillo and Steve Gregory) 0 14 0.28 0.41 94.5
2 13:39 2 5 PIT 25 Rashard Mendenhall right end for 14 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer and Stephen Cooper) 0 14 0.41 1.53 95.6
2 12:58 1 10 PIT 39 Santonio Holmes for 7 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart) 0 14 1.53 1.93 95.9
2 12:27 2 3 PIT 46 Rashard Mendenhall right end for 10 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper and Quentin Jammer) 0 14 1.93 2.65 96.5
2 11:43 1 10 SDG 44 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Alfonso Boone for -6 yards 0 14 2.65 1.3 95.6
2 11:03 2 16 SDG 50 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Tim Dobbins for -7 yards 0 14 1.3 -0.3 94.2
2 10:24 3 23 PIT 43 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 18 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 0 14 -0.3 0.66 95.2
2 9:49 4 5 SDG 39 Daniel Sepulveda punts 29 yards, fair catch by Darren Sproles 0 14 0.66 0.38 95.0
2 9:40 1 10 SDG 10 LaDainian Tomlinson left end for 5 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 0 14 -0.38 -0.35 95.0
2 9:14 2 5 SDG 15 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Vincent Jackson for 15 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor) 0 14 -0.35 0.94 93.7
2 8:43 1 10 SDG 30 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Antonio Gates 0 14 0.94 0.39 94.4
2 8:39 2 10 SDG 30 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Legedu Naanee for 12 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark and Lawrence Timmons) 0 14 0.39 1.73 92.8
2 8:01 1 10 SDG 42 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Vincent Jackson 0 14 1.73 1.19 93.6
2 7:55 2 10 SDG 42 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Legedu Naanee 0 14 1.19 0.5 94.4
2 7:51 3 10 SDG 42 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Chris Chambers (defended by Ike Taylor) 0 14 0.5 -0.59 95.4
2 7:45 4 10 SDG 42 Mike Scifres punts 51 yards, returned by Stefan Logan for 9 yards (tackle by David Binn). Penalty on Tim Dobbins: Ineligible Downfield Kick, 5 yards 0 14 -0.59 -0.34 95.2
2 7:35 1 10 PIT 21 Rashard Mendenhall up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart) 0 14 0.34 1.02 95.8
2 6:58 2 1 PIT 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Heath Miller 0 14 1.02 0.3 95.3
2 6:54 3 1 PIT 30 Rashard Mendenhall left tackle for no gain (tackle by Jacques Cesaire and Stephen Cooper) 0 14 0.3 -1.37 93.5
2 6:23 4 1 PIT 30 Ben Roethlisberger up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Luis Castillo and Alfonso Boone) 0 14 -1.37 1.14 96.1
2 5:43 1 10 PIT 33 Rashard Mendenhall right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Alfonso Boone and Ogemdi Nwagbuo) 0 14 1.14 0.86 96.0
2 5:06 2 8 PIT 35 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Mike Wallace 0 14 0.86 0.17 95.4
2 5:01 3 8 PIT 35 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Santonio Holmes is intercepted by Antonio Cromartie at PIT-50 and returned for 50 yards. Penalty on Antonio Cromartie: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 0 14 0.17 1.6 96.6
2 4:50 1 10 PIT 40 Rashard Mendenhall right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins and Jacques Cesaire) 0 14 1.6 1.59 96.6
2 4:05 2 6 PIT 44 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Heath Miller for 8 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 0 14 1.59 2.39 97.3
2 3:18 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 0 14 0 0
2 3:18 1 10 SDG 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Rashard Mendenhall for 20 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 0 14 2.39 3.71 98.1
2 2:28 1 10 SDG 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Hines Ward 0 14 3.71 3.17 97.9
2 2:23 2 10 SDG 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Mike Wallace for 12 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 0 14 3.17 4.51 98.5
2 2:00 1 10 SDG 16 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 14 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips). Heath Miller fumbles (forced by Shaun Phillips), recovered by Carey Davis at SDG-2 0 14 4.51 6.74 99.2
2 1:33 Timeout #1 by San Diego Chargers 0 14 0 0
2 1:33 1 2 SDG 2 Rashard Mendenhall up the middle for 2 yards, touchdown 0 20 6.74 7 99.0
2 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 0 21 0 0 0.0
2 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 69 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 15 yards (tackle by Stefan Logan) 0 21 0 -0.14 0.0
2 1:24 1 10 SDG 16 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 16 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark) 0 21 -0.14 1.07 99.0
2 0:52 1 10 SDG 32 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Antonio Gates 0 21 1.07 0.53 99.2
2 0:47 2 10 SDG 32 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Legedu Naanee for 8 yards (tackle by Keiwan Ratliff) 0 21 0.53 0.89 99.1
2 0:42 3 2 SDG 40 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Antonio Gates (defended by Lawrence Timmons) 0 21 0.89 -0.72 99.5
2 0:38 4 2 SDG 40 Mike Scifres punts 56 yards 0 21 -0.72 0.38 99.3
2 0:27 1 10 PIT 4 Ben Roethlisberger kneels for -1 yards 0 21 -0.38 -0.85 99.3
End of Half021-0.850
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 61 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 19 yards (tackle by Ryan Mundy) 0 21 0 0.81 0.0
3 14:54 1 10 SDG 28 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Chris Chambers for 17 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor and James Farrior) 0 21 0.81 1.93 98.9
3 14:23 1 10 SDG 45 LaDainian Tomlinson left guard for 2 yards (tackle by James Harrison) 0 21 1.93 1.65 99.0
3 13:46 2 8 SDG 47 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Chris Chambers for 3 yards (tackle by William Gay) 0 21 1.65 1.36 99.2
3 13:06 3 5 PIT 50 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Chris Chambers 0 21 1.36 -0.06 99.5
3 12:58 4 5 PIT 50 Mike Scifres punts 31 yards, returned by Mewelde Moore for no gain 0 21 -0.06 -0.15 99.5
3 12:49 1 10 PIT 19 Rashard Mendenhall up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Luis Castillo) 0 21 0.15 0.07 99.5
3 12:16 2 7 PIT 22 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Hines Ward for 10 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper) 0 21 0.07 1.07 99.7
3 11:32 1 10 PIT 32 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep left to Hines Ward for 26 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie) 0 21 1.07 2.79 99.8
3 10:47 1 10 SDG 42 Rashard Mendenhall left tackle for 10 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 0 21 2.79 3.45 99.9
3 10:01 1 10 SDG 32 Rashard Mendenhall up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 0 21 3.45 3.58 99.9
3 9:21 2 5 SDG 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep right to Hines Ward for 19 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory) 0 21 3.58 5.37 100.0
3 8:39 1 8 SDG 8 Rashard Mendenhall left end for 2 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory and Alfonso Boone) 0 21 5.37 4.95 100.0
3 7:56 2 6 SDG 6 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Heath Miller for 6 yards, touchdown 0 27 4.95 7 100.0
3 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 0 28 0 0 0.0
3 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 58 yards, returned by Antonio Cromartie for 9 yards (tackle by Joe Burnett) 0 28 0 0.34 0.0
3 7:40 1 10 SDG 21 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Vincent Jackson for 12 yards 0 28 0.34 1.14 100.0
3 7:17 1 10 SDG 33 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Antonio Gates for 13 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 0 28 1.14 1.99 100.0
3 6:41 1 10 SDG 46 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for LaDainian Tomlinson 0 28 1.99 1.45 100.0
3 6:36 2 10 SDG 46 LaDainian Tomlinson right guard for 2 yards (tackle by James Farrior) 0 28 1.45 1.03 100.0
3 6:03 3 8 SDG 48 Philip Rivers pass complete deep middle to Antonio Gates for 26 yards (tackle by Keiwan Ratliff and Ryan Clark) 0 28 1.03 3.84 99.9
3 5:25 1 10 PIT 26 Philip Rivers sacked by James Harrison for -5 yards 0 28 3.84 2.62 100.0
3 4:51 2 15 PIT 31 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for LaDainian Tomlinson 0 28 2.62 1.95 100.0
3 4:46 3 15 PIT 31 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 16 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark) 0 28 1.95 4.58 99.9
3 4:11 1 10 PIT 15 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 4 yards (tackle by William Gay) 0 28 4.58 4.64 100.0
3 3:29 2 6 PIT 11 Penalty on James Harrison: Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards (no play) 0 28 4.64 5.6 99.9
3 3:07 2 1 PIT 6 LaDainian Tomlinson up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Casey Hampton and Aaron Smith) 0 28 5.6 6.74 99.9
3 2:28 1 2 PIT 2 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Malcom Floyd 0 28 6.74 5.72 99.9
3 2:20 2 2 PIT 2 LaDainian Tomlinson up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by LaMarr Woodley) 0 28 5.72 4.72 100.0
3 1:40 3 3 PIT 3 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 3 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Deshea Townsend: Defensive Holding (Declined) 6 28 4.72 7 100.0
3 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 7 28 0 0 0.0
3 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 66 yards, returned by Stefan Logan for 24 yards (tackle by Mike Tolbert) 7 28 0 0.81 0.0
3 1:28 1 10 PIT 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Santonio Holmes 7 28 0.81 0.26 99.9
3 1:24 2 10 PIT 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Hines Ward for 6 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper and Tim Dobbins) 7 28 0.26 0.37 99.9
3 0:40 3 4 PIT 34 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Santonio Holmes for 11 yards 7 28 0.37 1.93 100.0
3 0:12 1 10 PIT 45 Rashard Mendenhall right tackle for -5 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 7 28 1.93 0.71 100.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 15 PIT 40 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Hines Ward 7 28 0.71 0.04 100.0
4 14:56 3 15 PIT 40 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep left to Shaun McDonald for 17 yards (tackle by Stephen Cooper). Penalty on Max Starks: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 7 28 0.04 -1.29 99.9
4 14:21 3 25 PIT 30 Penalty on Willie Colon: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 28 -1.29 -1.94 99.9
4 14:01 3 30 PIT 25 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep middle intended for Hines Ward 7 28 -1.94 -1.7 99.9
4 13:52 4 30 PIT 25 Daniel Sepulveda punts 55 yards 7 28 -1.7 -0.28 100.0
4 13:39 1 10 SDG 20 Philip Rivers sacked by Aaron Smith for -9 yards 7 28 0.28 -1.44 100.0
4 13:10 2 19 SDG 11 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Chris Chambers (defended by William Gay) 7 28 -1.44 -2.47 100.0
4 13:04 3 19 SDG 11 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Vincent Jackson (defended by Ike Taylor) 7 28 -2.47 -2.49 100.0
4 12:57 4 19 SDG 11 Mike Scifres punts 47 yards, returned by Stefan Logan for -1 yards (tackle by Jacob Hester). Stefan Logan fumbles, recovered by Jacob Hester at PIT-41 and returned for 41 yards, touchdown. PIT challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld. 13 28 -2.49 -7 99.5
4 14 28 0 0 0.0
4 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 63 yards, returned by Stefan Logan for 23 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 14 28 0 0.94 0.0
4 12:30 1 10 PIT 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Rashard Mendenhall for 6 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 14 28 0.94 1.2 99.8
4 11:49 2 4 PIT 36 Rashard Mendenhall left tackle for no gain (tackle by Kevin Burnett) 14 28 1.2 0.5 99.7
4 11:08 3 4 PIT 36 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Mewelde Moore for 5 yards (tackle by Kevin Burnett) 14 28 0.5 1.66 99.9
4 10:22 1 10 PIT 41 Rashard Mendenhall right guard for 32 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart) 14 28 1.66 3.78 100.0
4 9:36 1 10 SDG 27 Rashard Mendenhall up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 14 28 3.78 3.64 100.0
4 8:55 2 7 SDG 24 Mewelde Moore right tackle for no gain (tackle by Luis Castillo) 14 28 3.64 2.94 100.0
4 8:12 3 7 SDG 24 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Hines Ward for 18 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 14 28 2.94 5.83 100.0
4 7:24 1 6 SDG 6 Mewelde Moore pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 6 yards, touchdown 14 34 5.83 7 100.0
4 Jeff Reed kicks extra point good 14 35 0 0 0.0
4 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 64 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 27 yards (tackle by Keiwan Ratliff) 14 35 0 1.14 0.0
4 7:12 1 10 SDG 33 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 8 yards (tackle by Deshea Townsend and James Farrior) 14 35 1.14 1.67 100.0
4 6:49 2 2 SDG 41 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Vincent Jackson for 16 yards (tackle by Ike Taylor and Ryan Clark) 14 35 1.67 2.72 100.0
4 6:23 1 10 PIT 43 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Vincent Jackson for 13 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark) 14 35 2.72 3.58 100.0
4 5:57 1 10 PIT 30 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Antonio Gates for 30 yards, touchdown 20 35 3.58 7 100.0
4 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 21 35 0 0 0.0
4 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks onside 16 yards, recovered by Tim Dobbins (onside kick successful) 21 35 0 1.99 0.0
4 5:44 1 10 SDG 46 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Chris Chambers for 6 yards (tackle by William Gay) 21 35 1.99 2.26 99.9
4 5:16 2 4 PIT 48 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 9 yards (tackle by James Harrison) 21 35 2.26 2.98 99.9
4 4:46 1 10 PIT 39 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Antonio Gates. Penalty on James Harrison: Defensive Pass Interference, 26 yards (no play) 21 35 2.98 4.71 99.7
4 4:39 1 10 PIT 13 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Chris Chambers for 13 yards, touchdown 27 35 4.71 7 99.4
4 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 28 35 0 0 0.0
4 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 69 yards, returned by Stefan Logan for 20 yards (tackle by Kassim Osgood) 28 35 0 0.34 0.0
4 4:25 1 10 PIT 21 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Santonio Holmes for 15 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 28 35 0.34 1.33 99.6
4 4:18 1 10 PIT 36 Rashard Mendenhall right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Luis Castillo and Quentin Jammer) 28 35 1.33 1.47 99.7
4 3:37 2 5 PIT 41 Rashard Mendenhall right guard for 22 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer and Eric Weddle) 28 35 1.47 3.12 100.0
4 3:24 Timeout #1 by San Diego Chargers 28 35 0 0
4 3:05 1 10 SDG 37 Rashard Mendenhall left guard for 9 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart and Quentin Jammer) 28 35 3.12 3.79 100.0
4 2:42 2 1 SDG 28 Rashard Mendenhall up the middle for no gain (tackle by Steve Gregory and Tim Dobbins) 28 35 3.79 3.07 100.0
4 1:58 3 1 SDG 28 Ben Roethlisberger up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Brandon Siler and Tim Dobbins) 28 35 3.07 3.84 100.0
4 1:56 Timeout #2 by Pittsburgh Steelers 28 35 0 0
4 1:56 1 10 SDG 26 Rashard Mendenhall right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 28 35 3.84 3.16 100.0
4 1:51 Timeout #2 by San Diego Chargers 28 35 0 0
4 1:51 2 11 SDG 27 Mewelde Moore left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Kevin Burnett and Shawne Merriman) 28 35 3.16 2.74 100.0
4 1:44 Timeout #3 by San Diego Chargers 28 35 0 0
4 1:44 3 9 SDG 25 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Santonio Holmes. Penalty on Chris Kemoeatu: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 28 35 2.74 1.42 100.0
4 1:37 3 19 SDG 35 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Mewelde Moore for 7 yards (tackle by Shawne Merriman and Kevin Burnett) 28 35 1.42 1.59 100.0
4 0:48 Timeout #3 by Pittsburgh Steelers 28 35 0 0
4 0:48 4 12 SDG 28 Jeff Reed 46 yard field goal good. Penalty on Antonio Cromartie: Defensive Offside (Declined) 28 38 1.59 3 100.0
4 PIT 30 Jeff Reed kicks off 61 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 42 yards (tackle by Keiwan Ratliff) 28 38 0 2.32 0.0
4 0:34 1 10 PIT 49 Philip Rivers sacked by James Harrison for -5 yards. Philip Rivers fumbles (forced by James Harrison), recovered by James Farrior at SDG-46 and returned for 1 yards (tackle by Jeromey Clary) 28 38 2.32 -2.59 100.0
4 0:26 1 10 SDG 45 Ben Roethlisberger kneels for -1 yards 28 38 2.59 1.91 100.0
End of Regulation28381.910
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).