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San Diego Chargers 34 at Pittsburgh Steelers 24

Sunday, December 9, 2012
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San Diego Chargers (7-9-0)31014734
Pittsburgh Steelers (8-8-0)0371424

Game Info
Stadium Heinz Field
Start Time (ET) 1:02pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Duration 3:24
Attendance 61,359
Weather 45 degrees, relative humidity 80%, wind 10 mph
Vegas Line Pittsburgh Steelers -7.5
Over/Under 38.0 (over)
Officials
Referee Scott Green
Referee Scott () Green
Umpire Bruce () Stritesky
Umpire Bruce Stritesky
Head Linesman Tom Stabile
Head Linesman Tom () Stabile
Field Judge Boris () Cheek
Field Judge Boris Cheek
Back Judge Scott () Helverson
Back Judge Scott Helverson
Side Judge Larry Rose
Side Judge Larry () Rose
Line Judge Mark () Perlman
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 (1/4, 39 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Danario Alexander 1 1 39 1
Malcom Floyd 2 0 0 0
Antonio Gates 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (0/2, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Danario Alexander 1 0 0 0
Antonio Gates 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 1 0 0 0
Short Left (13/19, 113 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Danario Alexander 8 6 49 1
Ronnie Brown 2 1 7 0
Malcom Floyd 1 1 3 0
Antonio Gates 3 1 14 0
Dante Rosario 1 0 0
Micheal Spurlock 4 4 40 0
Short Middle (1/3, 6 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Danario Alexander 1 0 0 0
Antonio Gates 1 1 6 0
Ryan Mathews 1 0 0
Short Right (6/13, 42 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Ronnie Brown 2 0 0 0
Malcom Floyd 4 2 7 1
Antonio Gates 2 1 11 0
Le'Ron McClain 1 0 0
Philip Rivers 1 0 0
Micheal Spurlock 3 3 24 0
Pittsburgh Steelers
Deep Left (0/3, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Antonio Brown 2 0 0 0
Plaxico Burress 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (2/3, 57 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Jerricho Cotchery 1 0 0
Heath Miller 1 1 26 0
Emmanuel Sanders 1 1 31 0
Deep Right (2/5, 59 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Antonio Brown 1 0 0 0
Mike Wallace 4 2 59 1
Short Left (2/6, 23 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Antonio Brown 3 2 23 0
Isaac Redman 1 0 0
Mike Wallace 2 0 0 0
Short Middle (7/13, 77 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Antonio Brown 1 0 0 0
Plaxico Burress 1 1 18 0
Jonathan Dwyer 2 2 14 0
Heath Miller 5 2 17 0
Emmanuel Sanders 2 0 0 0
Mike Wallace 2 2 28 1
Short Right (9/11, 69 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Antonio Brown 2 2 12 1
Jonathan Dwyer 2 1 4 0
Heath Miller 3 2 23 0
Emmanuel Sanders 1 1 5 0
Mike Wallace 3 3 25 0

Rushing

San Diego Chargers
LE (4 rushes, 12 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ryan Mathews 2 3 0
Philip Rivers 1 5 0
Eric Weddle 1 4 0
LT (2 rushes, 3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ryan Mathews 2 3 0
LG (3 rushes, 6 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ryan Mathews 3 6 0
MD (8 rushes, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jackie Battle 1 -1 0
Ryan Mathews 5 8 0
Le'Ron McClain 2 3 0
RG (11 rushes, 38 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jackie Battle 1 2 0
Ronnie Brown 2 17 0
Ryan Mathews 7 18 0
Le'Ron McClain 1 1 0
RT (6 rushes, 27 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ryan Mathews 6 27 0
RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)
Pittsburgh Steelers
LE (1 rush, 8 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ben Roethlisberger 1 8 0
LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (1 rush, 8 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ben Roethlisberger 1 8 0
MD (6 rushes, 22 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jonathan Dwyer 5 22 0
Isaac Redman 1 0 0
RG (5 rushes, 16 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jonathan Dwyer 3 10 0
Chris Rainey 1 6 0
Isaac Redman 1 0 0
RT (1 rush, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Ben Roethlisberger 1 5 0
RE (1 rush, 0 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Mike Wallace 1 0 0

Pass Tackles

San Diego Chargers
Deep LeftDeep Middle Deep Right
Player
Corey Lynch 1
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Pittsburgh Steelers
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle
Player
Lawrence Timmons 1
Short Right

San Diego Chargers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 13:11 SDG 40 5 1:48 12 Punt View Drive »
2 1 9:15 SDG 31 12 6:09 36 Field Goal View Drive »
3 2 14:45 SDG 18 9 3:49 30 Punt View Drive »
4 2 9:59 PIT 46 3 0:58 1 Punt View Drive »
5 2 7:28 PIT 36 3 0:53 0 Punt View Drive »
6 2 5:18 PIT 48 3 1:38 48 Touchdown View Drive »
7 2 1:58 PIT 47 8 1:08 26 Field Goal View Drive »
8 3 15:00 SDG 22 17 9:32 78 Touchdown View Drive »
9 3 2:33 SDG 20 11 6:32 27 Punt View Drive »
10 4 10:25 PIT 17 2 0:39 17 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 6:07 SDG 34 3 1:40 3 Punt View Drive »
12 4 3:35 SDG 1 3 1:02 4 Punt View Drive »
13 4 0:58 SDG 4 2 0:58 -2 End of Game View Drive »

Pittsburgh Steelers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 PIT 20 4 1:49 10 Punt View Drive »
2 1 11:23 PIT 8 3 2:08 9 Punt View Drive »
3 1 3:06 PIT 21 6 3:21 23 Punt View Drive »
4 2 10:56 PIT 9 3 0:57 5 Punt View Drive »
5 2 9:01 PIT 7 3 1:33 5 Punt View Drive »
6 2 6:35 PIT 11 3 1:17 -5 Punt View Drive »
7 2 3:40 PIT 38 4 1:42 9 Downs View Drive »
8 2 0:50 PIT 10 7 0:50 59 Field Goal View Drive »
9 3 5:28 PIT 8 1 0:12 -8 Fumble View Drive »
10 3 5:16 PIT 20 7 2:43 80 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 11:01 PIT 6 2 0:36 6 Interception View Drive »
12 4 9:46 PIT 19 10 3:39 81 Touchdown View Drive »
13 4 4:27 PIT 27 3 0:52 -7 Punt View Drive »
14 4 2:33 SDG 44 6 1:35 44 Touchdown View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 15:00 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 65 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 71.8
1 15:00 1 10 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Mike Wallace for 10 yards (tackle by Kendall Reyes) 0 0 0.28 0.94 73.5
1 14:15 1 10 PIT 30 Jonathan Dwyer up the middle for no gain (tackle by Eric Weddle) 0 0 0.94 0.39 72.0
1 13:35 2 10 PIT 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Jonathan Dwyer 0 0 0.39 -0.3 70.1
1 13:29 3 10 PIT 30 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Mike Wallace 0 0 -0.3 -1.37 67.3
1 13:22 4 10 PIT 30 Drew Butler punts 37 yards, returned by Micheal Spurlock for 7 yards (tackle by Josh Victorian) 0 0 -1.37 -1.6 66.6
1 13:11 1 10 SDG 40 Ryan Mathews right tackle for 9 yards (tackle by Evander Hood) 0 0 1.6 2.27 64.7
1 12:30 2 1 SDG 49 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu and Evander Hood) 0 0 2.27 2.39 64.2
1 11:48 1 10 PIT 48 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Ryan Mathews (defended by Evander Hood) 0 0 2.39 1.85 65.6
1 11:42 2 10 PIT 48 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Antonio Gates 0 0 1.85 1.16 67.5
1 11:37 3 10 PIT 48 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Ronnie Brown 0 0 1.16 0.07 70.4
1 11:32 4 10 PIT 48 Mike Scifres punts 40 yards, fair catch by Antonio Brown 0 0 0.07 0.38 69.6
1 11:23 1 10 PIT 8 Jonathan Dwyer right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Cam Thomas) 0 0 -0.38 -0.49 69.2
1 10:41 2 6 PIT 12 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Jonathan Dwyer for 5 yards (tackle by Jarret Johnson) 0 0 -0.49 -0.37 69.4
1 9:53 3 1 PIT 17 Isaac Redman right guard for no gain (tackle by Demorrio Williams) 0 0 -0.37 -2.32 63.8
1 9:20 4 1 PIT 17 Drew Butler punts 52 yards, fair catch by Micheal Spurlock 0 0 -2.32 -1 67.4
1 9:15 1 10 SDG 31 Ryan Mathews right guard for 2 yards (tackle by James Harrison) 0 0 1 0.73 68.2
1 8:42 2 8 SDG 33 Ryan Mathews right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu and Jason Worilds) 0 0 0.73 0.56 68.6
1 8:03 3 4 SDG 37 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 6 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 0 0 0.56 1.8 64.9
1 7:29 1 10 SDG 43 Ryan Mathews right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Troy Polamalu and Larry Foote) 0 0 1.8 1.39 65.9
1 6:47 2 9 SDG 44 Ryan Mathews left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 0 0 1.39 0.83 67.4
1 6:05 3 8 SDG 45 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Micheal Spurlock for 11 yards (tackle by Cortez Allen) 0 0 0.83 2.65 61.8
1 5:36 1 10 PIT 44 Ryan Mathews right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 0 0 2.65 1.98 63.7
1 4:53 2 11 PIT 45 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Jason Worilds and Evander Hood) 0 0 1.98 1.42 65.3
1 4:10 3 10 PIT 44 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Antonio Gates. Penalty on Troy Polamalu: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 1.42 2.08 63.1
1 4:04 3 5 PIT 39 Penalty on James Harrison: Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 2.08 3.31 59.2
1 4:04 1 10 PIT 34 Ryan Mathews right guard for 1 yard (tackle by James Harrison) 0 0 3.31 2.91 60.4
1 3:23 2 9 PIT 33 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Antonio Gates 0 0 2.91 2.21 62.5
1 3:14 3 9 PIT 33 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Antonio Gates 0 0 2.21 1.15 65.7
1 3:10 4 9 PIT 33 Nick Novak 51 yard field goal good 3 0 1.15 3 59.9
1 3:06 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 73 yards, returned by Chris Rainey for 29 yards (tackle by Chris Carr) 3 0 0 0.34 61.0
1 3:00 1 10 PIT 21 Penalty on Willie Colon: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 0 0.34 -0.22 59.1
1 3:00 1 15 PIT 16 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Heath Miller for 4 yards (tackle by Demorrio Williams) 3 0 -0.22 -0.34 58.7
1 2:21 2 11 PIT 20 Mike Wallace right end for no gain (tackle by Eric Weddle) 3 0 -0.34 -1.02 56.3
1 1:37 3 11 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Plaxico Burress for 18 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 3 0 -1.02 1.47 64.1
1 0:59 1 10 PIT 38 Jonathan Dwyer right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Marcus Gilchrist and Kendall Reyes) 3 0 1.47 1.6 64.4
1 0:18 2 5 PIT 43 Jonathan Dwyer right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Demorrio Williams) 3 0 1.6 1.02 62.4
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 3 4 PIT 44 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Heath Miller. Maurkice Pouncey fumbles, recovered by Maurkice Pouncey at PIT-PIT 3 0 1.02 -0.46 57.4
2 14:52 4 4 PIT 44 Drew Butler punts 38 yards, fair catch by Micheal Spurlock 3 0 -0.46 -0.04 58.7
2 14:45 1 10 SDG 18 Ryan Mathews left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 3 0 0.04 0.41 57.4
2 14:07 2 4 SDG 24 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Danario Alexander 3 0 0.41 -0.4 60.0
2 14:02 3 4 SDG 24 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Micheal Spurlock for 6 yards (tackle by Curtis Brown) 3 0 -0.4 0.94 55.4
2 13:36 1 10 SDG 30 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Antonio Gates 3 0 0.94 0.39 57.1
2 13:29 2 10 SDG 30 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Antonio Gates 3 0 0.39 -0.3 59.4
2 13:25 3 10 SDG 30 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Micheal Spurlock for 10 yards (tackle by Curtis Brown) 3 0 -0.3 1.6 52.9
2 13:03 1 10 SDG 40 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Danario Alexander for 6 yards (tackle by Ryan Clark) 3 0 1.6 1.86 51.8
2 12:24 2 4 SDG 46 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Malcom Floyd for 3 yards (tackle by Keenan Lewis) 3 0 1.86 1.55 52.6
2 11:47 3 1 SDG 49 Jackie Battle up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Casey Hampton and Cortez Allen) 3 0 1.55 -0.19 58.5
2 11:07 4 2 SDG 48 Mike Scifres punts 43 yards, out of bounds 3 0 -0.19 0.38 56.3
2 10:56 1 10 PIT 9 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Emmanuel Sanders for 5 yards (tackle by Demorrio Williams and Shaun Phillips) 3 0 -0.38 -0.39 56.2
2 10:19 2 5 PIT 14 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Mike Wallace (defended by Antoine Cason) 3 0 -0.39 -0.84 54.3
2 10:13 3 5 PIT 14 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Antonio Brown (defended by Corey Liuget) 3 0 -0.84 -2.47 48.4
2 10:05 4 5 PIT 14 Drew Butler punts 32 yards 3 0 -2.47 -2.52 48.2
2 9:59 1 10 PIT 46 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Evander Hood and James Harrison) 3 0 2.52 2.11 49.6
2 9:20 2 9 PIT 45 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Malcom Floyd 3 0 2.11 1.42 51.8
2 9:16 3 9 PIT 45 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Danario Alexander 3 0 1.42 0.27 56.0
2 9:10 4 9 PIT 45 Mike Scifres punts 38 yards, fair catch by Antonio Brown 3 0 0.27 0.38 55.5
2 9:01 1 10 PIT 7 Isaac Redman left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Takeo Spikes). Penalty on Mike Wallace: Offensive Holding, 3 yards (no play) 3 0 -0.38 -0.49 55.1
2 8:38 1 13 PIT 4 Ben Roethlisberger left guard for 8 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 3 0 -0.49 -0.42 55.2
2 7:51 2 5 PIT 12 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Mike Wallace 3 0 -0.42 -0.84 53.3
2 7:43 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 3 0 0 0
2 7:43 3 5 PIT 12 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right intended for Heath Miller 3 0 -0.84 -2.49 47.1
2 7:40 4 5 PIT 12 Drew Butler punts 45 yards, returned by Micheal Spurlock for 21 yards (tackle by Will Allen) 3 0 -2.49 -3.18 44.5
2 7:28 1 10 PIT 36 Philip Rivers sacked by Evander Hood for 0 yards 3 0 3.18 2.64 46.4
2 6:57 2 10 PIT 36 Danario Alexander pass incomplete short right intended for Philip Rivers 3 0 2.64 1.95 48.7
2 6:49 3 10 PIT 36 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Danario Alexander (defended by Keenan Lewis) 3 0 1.95 0.88 52.7
2 6:42 4 10 PIT 36 Mike Scifres punts 25 yards 3 0 0.88 0.37 54.6
2 6:35 1 10 PIT 11 Jonathan Dwyer up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle and Kendall Reyes) 3 0 -0.37 -0.63 53.6
2 5:54 2 8 PIT 13 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep left intended for Antonio Brown (defended by Eric Weddle) 3 0 -0.63 -1.19 51.1
2 5:45 Timeout #2 by Pittsburgh Steelers 3 0 0 0
2 5:45 3 8 PIT 13 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Marcus Gilchrist for -7 yards 3 0 -1.19 -2.49 46.1
2 5:27 4 15 PIT 6 Drew Butler punts 49 yards 3 0 -2.49 -2.39 46.3
2 5:18 1 10 PIT 48 Ryan Mathews right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 3 0 2.39 2.12 47.3
2 4:34 2 8 PIT 46 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Ronnie Brown for 7 yards (tackle by Cortez Allen) 3 0 2.12 2.34 46.0
2 3:48 3 1 PIT 39 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Danario Alexander for 39 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Curtis Brown: Illegal Contact (Declined) 9 0 2.34 7 31.8
2 3:48 Nick Novak kicks extra point good 10 0 0 0 28.4
2 3:40 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 61 yards (tackle by Shareece Wright) 10 0 0 1.47 33.4
2 3:31 1 10 PIT 38 Ben Roethlisberger right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes) 10 0 1.47 1.6 33.8
2 2:56 2 5 PIT 43 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Jonathan Dwyer for 4 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 10 0 1.6 1.42 32.7
2 2:22 3 1 PIT 47 Jonathan Dwyer up the middle for no gain (tackle by Aubrayo Franklin) 10 0 1.42 -0.26 26.5
2 2:00 4 1 PIT 47 Isaac Redman up the middle for no gain (tackle by Cam Thomas and Demorrio Williams) 10 0 -0.26 -2.46 19.5
2 1:58 1 10 PIT 47 Ronnie Brown right guard for no gain (tackle by Cortez Allen) 10 0 2.46 1.91 21.0
2 1:29 2 10 PIT 47 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Malcom Floyd 10 0 1.91 1.22 22.8
2 1:24 3 10 PIT 47 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Micheal Spurlock for 12 yards (tackle by Cortez Allen) 10 0 1.22 3.25 16.9
2 1:16 1 10 PIT 35 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 14 yards (tackle by Curtis Brown) 10 0 3.25 4.17 14.6
2 1:09 1 10 PIT 21 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Ronnie Brown 10 0 4.17 3.63 15.8
2 1:05 2 10 PIT 21 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Malcom Floyd 10 0 3.63 2.94 17.5
2 0:59 Timeout #1 by San Diego Chargers 10 0 0 0
2 0:59 3 10 PIT 21 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Malcom Floyd 10 0 2.94 2.06 19.9
2 0:54 4 10 PIT 21 Nick Novak 39 yard field goal good 13 0 2.06 3 17.2
2 0:50 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 65 yards, returned by Chris Rainey for 10 yards (tackle by Jackie Battle) 13 0 0 -0.38 16.2
2 0:45 1 10 PIT 10 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Antonio Brown for 11 yards 13 0 -0.38 0.34 18.0
2 0:40 1 10 PIT 21 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep middle to Emmanuel Sanders for 31 yards (tackle by Corey Lynch) 13 0 0.34 2.39 24.1
2 0:28 Timeout #3 by Pittsburgh Steelers 13 0 0 0
2 0:28 1 10 SDG 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Mike Wallace 13 0 2.39 1.85 22.2
2 0:22 2 10 SDG 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Heath Miller (defended by Corey Liuget) 13 0 1.85 1.16 20.1
2 0:19 3 10 SDG 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Mike Wallace for 17 yards (tackle by Shareece Wright) 13 0 1.16 3.51 27.6
2 0:04 1 10 SDG 31 Ben Roethlisberger spiked the ball 13 0 3.51 2.97 25.5
2 0:04 2 10 SDG 31 Shaun Suisham 49 yard field goal good 13 3 2.97 3 25.6
End of Half13300
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 15:00 PIT 35 Shaun Suisham kicks off 68 yards, returned by Micheal Spurlock for 25 yards (tackle by Curtis Brown) 13 3 0 0.41 24.2
3 14:55 1 10 SDG 22 Ryan Mathews right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 13 3 0.41 0 25.5
3 14:16 2 9 SDG 23 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Danario Alexander for 8 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons and Brett Keisel) 13 3 0 0.37 23.8
3 13:33 3 1 SDG 31 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Danario Alexander for 8 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 13 3 0.37 1.53 19.6
3 12:52 1 10 SDG 39 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Dante Rosario 13 3 1.53 0.99 20.7
3 12:48 2 10 SDG 39 Ryan Mathews right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Brett Keisel and Ryan Clark) 13 3 0.99 1.22 19.9
3 12:02 3 3 SDG 46 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Micheal Spurlock for 5 yards (tackle by Cortez Allen) 13 3 1.22 2.32 16.1
3 11:25 1 10 PIT 49 Jackie Battle right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 13 3 2.32 2.05 16.4
3 10:41 2 8 PIT 47 Ryan Mathews right tackle for 9 yards (tackle by Cortez Allen) 13 3 2.05 3.05 13.2
3 10:08 1 10 PIT 38 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Le'Ron McClain 13 3 3.05 2.51 14.1
3 10:02 2 10 PIT 38 Philip Rivers left end for 5 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 13 3 2.51 2.48 14.1
3 9:35 3 5 PIT 33 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Danario Alexander for 7 yards (tackle by Curtis Brown) 13 3 2.48 3.84 10.6
3 8:47 1 10 PIT 26 Ryan Mathews left end for 2 yards (tackle by James Harrison) 13 3 3.84 3.57 10.6
3 8:14 2 8 PIT 24 Penalty on Philip Rivers: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 13 3 3.57 2.89 11.7
3 7:48 2 13 PIT 29 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Malcom Floyd 13 3 2.89 2.21 13.0
3 7:43 3 13 PIT 29 Ronnie Brown right guard for 17 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 13 3 2.21 4.78 7.5
3 7:00 1 10 PIT 12 Ryan Mathews right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 13 3 4.78 4.45 7.6
3 6:17 2 8 PIT 10 Ryan Mathews right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu and Curtis Brown) 13 3 4.45 5.06 6.1
3 5:33 3 1 PIT 3 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Malcom Floyd for 3 yards, touchdown 19 3 5.06 7 4.4
3 5:33 Nick Novak kicks extra point good 20 3 0 0 3.4
3 5:28 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 70 yards, returned by Chris Rainey for 29 yards (tackle by Bront Bird). Penalty on Cameron Heyward: Offensive Holding, 8 yards 20 3 0 -0.38 3.0
3 5:20 1 10 PIT 8 Ben Roethlisberger for no gain. Ben Roethlisberger fumbles, recovered by Quentin Jammer at PIT-0, touchdown. Replay Assistant challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld. 26 3 -0.38 -7 0.5
3 Nick Novak kicks extra point good 27 3 0 0 0.0
3 5:16 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 65 yards, touchback 27 3 0 0.28 0.3
3 5:16 1 10 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 3 yards (tackle by Bront Bird) 27 3 0.28 0.14 0.3
3 4:50 2 7 PIT 23 Jonathan Dwyer up the middle for 14 yards (tackle by Bront Bird and Eric Weddle) 27 3 0.14 1.4 0.5
3 4:30 1 10 PIT 37 Jonathan Dwyer up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Marcus Gilchrist and Bront Bird) 27 3 1.4 1.67 0.5
3 3:58 2 4 PIT 43 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Isaac Redman 27 3 1.67 0.96 0.3
3 3:54 3 4 PIT 43 Ben Roethlisberger left end for 8 yards 27 3 0.96 2.32 0.5
3 3:14 1 10 SDG 49 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Antonio Brown for 9 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason and Melvin Ingram) 27 3 2.32 3 0.6
3 2:40 2 1 SDG 40 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep right to Mike Wallace for 40 yards, touchdown 27 9 3 7 1.5
3 2:40 Penalty on SDG: Defensive 12 On-field, 5 yards 27 9 0 0 1.5
3 2:40 Shaun Suisham kicks extra point good 27 10 0 0 2.2
3 2:33 PIT 40 Shaun Suisham kicks off 60 yards, touchback 27 10 0 0.28 1.9
3 2:33 1 10 SDG 20 Ryan Mathews right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Larry Foote and Evander Hood) 27 10 0.28 -0.13 2.2
3 1:51 2 9 SDG 21 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Micheal Spurlock for 7 yards 27 10 -0.13 0.1 1.8
3 1:20 3 2 SDG 28 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Danario Alexander 27 10 0.1 -1.5 2.8
3 1:14 4 2 SDG 28 Eric Weddle left end for 4 yards (tackle by Robert Golden) 27 10 -1.5 1.07 1.1
3 0:27 1 10 SDG 32 Ryan Mathews up the middle for no gain (tackle by Larry Foote) 27 10 1.07 0.53 1.1
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG PIT EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 10 SDG 32 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Malcom Floyd for 4 yards (tackle by Keenan Lewis) 27 10 0.53 0.37 1.1
4 14:19 3 6 SDG 36 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Antonio Gates for 11 yards (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 27 10 0.37 2.06 0.4
4 13:39 1 10 SDG 47 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Micheal Spurlock for 13 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu) 27 10 2.06 2.92 0.2
4 13:09 1 10 PIT 40 Ryan Mathews left end for 1 yard (tackle by Lawrence Timmons) 27 10 2.92 2.51 0.2
4 12:26 2 9 PIT 39 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Danario Alexander for 5 yards (tackle by Cortez Allen) 27 10 2.51 2.48 0.2
4 11:39 3 4 PIT 34 Penalty on Philip Rivers: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 27 10 2.48 1.82 0.2
4 11:17 3 9 PIT 39 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Ronnie Brown. Penalty on Philip Rivers: Intentional Grounding, 14 yards 27 10 1.82 -0.26 0.4
4 11:12 4 23 SDG 47 Mike Scifres punts 41 yards, returned by Antonio Brown for 21 yards (tackle by Jackie Battle). Penalty on Brandon Johnson: Defensive Holding, 6 yards 27 10 -0.26 0.38 0.3
4 11:01 1 10 PIT 6 Chris Rainey right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Bront Bird) 27 10 -0.38 -0.34 0.3
4 10:35 2 4 PIT 12 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Emmanuel Sanders is intercepted by Bront Bird at PIT-17 27 10 -0.34 -4.44 0.0
4 10:25 1 10 PIT 17 Ryan Mathews left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Larry Foote) 27 10 4.44 4.15 0.0
4 9:52 2 8 PIT 15 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Danario Alexander for 15 yards, touchdown 33 10 4.15 7 0.0
4 9:52 Nick Novak kicks extra point good 34 10 0 0 0.0
4 9:46 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 65 yards, returned by Chris Rainey for 19 yards (tackle by Larry English) 34 10 0 0.15 0.0
4 9:40 1 10 PIT 19 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep left intended for Antonio Brown 34 10 0.15 -0.39 0.0
4 9:31 2 10 PIT 19 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Jonathan Dwyer for 9 yards (tackle by Bront Bird) 34 10 -0.39 0.1 0.0
4 8:59 3 1 PIT 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Mike Wallace for 5 yards (tackle by Marcus Gilchrist) 34 10 0.1 1.14 0.0
4 8:35 1 10 PIT 33 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Mike Wallace. Penalty on Heath Miller: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 34 10 1.14 0.48 0.0
4 8:28 1 20 PIT 23 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right intended for Antonio Brown 34 10 0.48 -0.76 0.0
4 8:20 2 20 PIT 23 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep right to Mike Wallace for 19 yards (tackle by Corey Lynch) 34 10 -0.76 1.09 0.0
4 7:49 3 1 PIT 42 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Mike Wallace for 10 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 34 10 1.09 2.39 0.0
4 7:21 1 10 SDG 48 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Heath Miller for 20 yards (tackle by Corey Lynch) 34 10 2.39 3.71 0.0
4 6:51 1 10 SDG 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep middle to Jerricho Cotchery for 16 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle). SDG challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned. Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep middle intended for Jerricho Cotchery (defended by Eric Weddle) 34 10 3.71 3.17 0.0
4 6:47 2 10 SDG 28 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Antonio Brown. Penalty on Antoine Cason: Defensive Pass Interference, 7 yards (no play) 34 10 3.17 4.17 0.0
4 6:43 1 10 SDG 21 Ben Roethlisberger for 10 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 34 10 4.17 4.84 0.0
4 6:17 1 10 SDG 11 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Mike Wallace for 11 yards, touchdown 34 16 4.84 7 0.0
4 6:17 Shaun Suisham kicks extra point good 34 17 0 0 0.0
4 6:07 PIT 35 Shaun Suisham kicks off 30 yards (tackle by Stevenson Sylvester) 34 17 0 1.2 0.0
4 6:05 1 10 SDG 34 Ryan Mathews left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Troy Polamalu and Casey Hampton) 34 17 1.2 0.93 0.0
4 5:22 2 8 SDG 36 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Evander Hood) 34 17 0.93 0.63 0.0
4 4:38 3 5 SDG 39 Ryan Mathews left guard for -2 yards (tackle by Evander Hood) 34 17 0.63 -0.91 0.0
4 4:34 Timeout #1 by Pittsburgh Steelers 34 17 0 0
4 4:34 4 7 SDG 37 Mike Scifres punts 36 yards, fair catch by Antonio Brown 34 17 -0.91 -0.74 0.0
4 4:27 1 10 PIT 27 Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Corey Liuget for -7 yards 34 17 0.74 -0.75 0.0
4 4:01 2 17 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left intended for Antonio Brown (defended by Antoine Cason) 34 17 -0.75 -1.42 0.0
4 3:55 3 17 PIT 20 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Emmanuel Sanders (defended by Corey Lynch) 34 17 -1.42 -2.03 0.0
4 3:47 4 17 PIT 20 Drew Butler punts 79 yards 34 17 -2.03 0.38 0.0
4 3:35 1 10 SDG 1 Le'Ron McClain up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Casey Hampton) 34 17 -0.38 -0.71 0.0
4 2:53 2 9 SDG 2 Le'Ron McClain up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Cameron Heyward) 34 17 -0.71 -1.07 0.0
4 2:48 Timeout #2 by Pittsburgh Steelers 34 17 0 0
4 2:42 3 7 SDG 4 Le'Ron McClain right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Ryan Clark and Larry Foote) 34 17 -1.07 -2.49 0.0
4 2:42 Timeout #3 by Pittsburgh Steelers 34 17 0 0
4 2:42 4 6 SDG 5 Mike Scifres punts 39 yards 34 17 -2.49 -2.65 0.0
4 2:33 1 10 SDG 44 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short middle to Heath Miller for 13 yards (tackle by Marcus Gilchrist) 34 17 2.65 3.51 0.0
4 2:08 1 10 SDG 31 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Antonio Brown for 14 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 34 17 3.51 4.44 0.0
4 2:00 1 10 SDG 17 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep left intended for Plaxico Burress 34 17 4.44 3.85 0.0
4 1:55 2 10 SDG 17 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short left to Chris Rainey for 5 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes). Penalty on Max Starks: Illegal Use of Hands, 10 yards (no play) 34 17 3.85 2.54 0.0
4 1:41 2 20 SDG 27 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep middle to Heath Miller for 26 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle). Replay Assistant challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was upheld. 34 17 2.54 6.97 0.0
4 1:08 1 1 SDG 1 Ben Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle intended for Heath Miller 34 17 6.97 5.91 0.0
4 1:02 2 1 SDG 1 Ben Roethlisberger pass complete short right to Antonio Brown for 1 yard, touchdown 34 23 5.91 7 0.0
4 1:02 Shaun Suisham kicks extra point good 34 24 0 0 0.0
4 0:58 PIT 35 Shaun Suisham kicks onside 13 yards, recovered by Andrew Gachkar and returned for -4 yards. Penalty on SDG: Low Block, 15 yards (no play) 34 24 0 0 0.0
4 0:58 Shaun Suisham kicks off 46 yards 34 24 0 -0.38 0.0
4 0:54 1 10 SDG 4 Philip Rivers kneels for -1 yards 34 24 -0.38 -0.85 0.0
4 0:28 2 11 SDG 3 Philip Rivers kneels for -1 yards 34 24 -0.85 -1.65 0.0
End of Regulation3424-1.650
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).