Stats n'at: Steelers @ Vikings

A statistical look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 18-3 road victory over the Minnesota Vikings.


NFL   FINAL                1ST  2ND  3RD  4TH  TOTAL
                           ---  ---  ---  ---  -----
      PITTSBURGH             3    7    6    2   18
      MINNESOTA              3    0    0    0    3     FINAL


SCORING SUMMARY


1ST QUARTER:


3:53 PIT - FG, JEFF REED 21 YD.
      Drive: 7 plays, 72 yards in 3:53.
      Key plays: Roethlisberger 9-yard run plus 15-yard unnecessary
      roughness penalty on Vikings' James to Pittsburgh 42; Roethlisberger
      50-yard pass to Miller to Minnesota 8. PITTSBURGH 3-0.
13:01 MIN - FG, PAUL EDINGER 20 YD.
      Drive: 4 plays, 1 yards in 1:26.
      Key plays: Smith recovery of Randle El muffed punt at Pittsburgh 3.
      PITTSBURGH 3-3.


2ND QUARTER:


11:30 PIT - TD, BEN ROETHLISBERGER 3 YD RUN (JEFF REED KICK).
      Drive: 6 plays, 14 yards in 3:12.
      Key plays: Randle El 72-yard punt return to Minnesota 14;  Bettis
      1-yard run on 3rd-and-1 to Minnesota 4. PITTSBURGH 10-3.


3RD QUARTER:


11:11 PIT - FG, JEFF REED 41 YD.
      Drive: 9 plays, 63 yards in 6:11.
      Key plays: Roethlisberger 12-yard pass to Wilson on 3rd-and-12 to
      Pittsburgh 25; Parker 49-yard run to Minnesota 19. PITTSBURGH 13-3.
14:24 PIT - FG, JEFF REED 26 YD.
      Drive: 5 plays, 21 yards in 3:13.
      Key plays: Carter recovery of Fason muffed kickoff at Minnesota 29;
      Parker 13-yard run to Minnesota 16. PITTSBURGH 16-3.


4TH QUARTER:


3:15 PIT - SAFETY, MICHAEL BENNETT TACKLED BY LARRY FOOTE IN END ZONE .
      PITTSBURGH 18-3.


PITTSBURGH - MINNESOTA Final Statistics


TEAM STATISTICS                             PITTSBURGH      MINNESOTA


FIRST DOWNS                                         14             11
  Rushing                                            7              2
  Passing                                            5              7
  Penalty                                            2              2
THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY                         5-15-33%       3-12-25%
FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY                        1-1-100%         0-0-0%
TOTAL NET YARDS                                    275            185
  Total offensive plays                             58             49
  Average gain per play                            4.7            3.8
NET YARDS RUSHING                                  142             54
  Rushing attempts                                  39             17
  Average gain per rush                            3.6            3.2
  Tackles for loss-yards                           5-8            5-7
NET YARDS PASSING                                  133            131
  Times sacked: Number-Yards                      4-16           2-12
  Gross passing yards                              149            143
PASS ATTEMPTS-COMPLETIONS-HAD INTERCEPTED      15-10-0        30-16-2
  Avg gain per pass play                           7.0            4.1
KICKOFFS: Number-In End Zone-Touchbacks          5-0-0          3-0-0
PUNTS: Number and Average                       6-47.0         6-44.5
  Had blocked                                        0              0
  Net punting average                             32.8           37.7
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE (Not including kickoffs)       85             41
  Number-Yards: Punt Returns                      5-85           4-41
  Number-Yards: Kickoff Returns                   3-56           5-83
  Number-Yards: Interception Returns               2-0            0-0
PENALTIES: Number-Yards                         12-129          13-95
FUMBLES: Number-Lost                               2-1            3-1
TOUCHDOWNS                                           1              0
  Rushing                                            1              0
  Passing                                            0              0
  Interceptions                                      0              0
  Other (blocked kicks, etc.)                        0              0
EXTRA POINTS: Made-Attempts                        1-1            0-0
  Kicking: Made-Attempts                           1-1            0-0
  Passing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
  Rushing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
FIELD GOALS: Made-Attempts                         3-3            1-2
  FGs - PATs had blocked                           0-0            1-0
RED ZONE EFFICIENCY                            1-4-25%         0-4-0%
GOAL TO GO EFFICIENCY                          1-2-50%         0-2-0%
SAFETIES                                             1              0
TIME OF POSSESSION                               36:48          23:12



INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS


PITTSBURGH                              MINNESOTA


RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD  RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
W PARKER             14  81  5.8 49  0  M BENNETT            11  43  3.9 18  0
V HAYNES              9  36  4.0 10  0  B JOHNSON             1   6  6.0  6  0
J BETTIS              9  16  1.8  6  0  M MOORE               2   5  2.5  3  0
B ROETHLIS            6   7  1.2  9  1  C FASON               3   0  0.0  2  0
A RANDLE E            1   2  2.0  2  0


PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG  PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
B ROETHLIS          10-15-149  0  0 50  B JOHNSON           16-30-143  2  0 21


Sacked-Yards Lost: B ROETHLIS 4-16.     Sacked-Yards Lost: B JOHNSON 2-12.


RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD  RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
H MILLER              2  58 29.0 50  0  K ROBINSON            3  34 11.3 15  0
A RANDLE E            2  48 24.0 28  0  T TAYLOR              3  28  9.3 18  0
W PARKER              2  16  8.0  9  0  M ROBINSON            2  38 19.0 21  0
C WILSON              2  16  8.0 12  0  N BURLESON            2  24 12.0 14  0
H WARD                2  11  5.5 11  0  M MOORE               2   9  4.5  8  0
                                        J WIGGINS             2   9  4.5  5  0
                                        J KLEINSAS            1   6  6.0  6  0
                                        M BENNETT             1  -5 -5.0  0  0


INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD  INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
J PORTER              1   0  0.0  0  0
D TOWNSEND            1   0  0.0  0  0


PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG  PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
C GARDOCKI           6 282 47.0 0 3 58  C KLUWE              6 267 44.5 0 2 51


T = Touchbacks, I = Inside 20


PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD  PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
A RANDLE EL           5  85 17.0 72  0  M MOORE               3  41 13.7 18  0
                                        T TAYLOR              1   0  0.0  0  0


KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD  KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
Q MORGAN              2  40 20.0 23  0  K ROBINSON            3  79 26.3 43  0
A RANDLE EL           1  16 16.0 16  0  C FASON               2   4  2.0  4  0


KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA      KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA
----------------------------------      ----------------------------------
J REED                1/1    3/3        P EDINGER             0/0    1/2
Dist.: 21 41 26                         Dist.: 20 (32)


                                 O-D                                     O-D
FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC    FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
A RANDLE EL           1    1   0 0-0    C FASON               1    1   0 0-0
B ROETHLISBERGER      1    0   0 1-0    T TAYLOR              1    0   0 0-0
K VON OELHOFFEN       0    0   1 0-0    M BENNETT             1    0   0 1-0
T CARTER              0    0   0 0-1    R SMITH               0    0   0 0-1
                                        M MOORE               0    0   0 1-0


DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD     DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
J FARRIOR             9  5  4  0-0      S COWART              9  7  2  0-0
L FOOTE               7  7  0  1-8      K WILLIAMS            6  6  0  1-5
T POLAMALU            5  4  1  0-0      C CHAVOUS             5  3  2  0-0
J PORTER              4  2  2  1-4      D SCOTT               5  2  3  0-0
A SMITH               3  3  0  0-0      E JAMES               4  4  0  2-10
B MCFADDEN            3  3  0  0-0      A WINFIELD            4  4  0  0-0
D TOWNSEND            2  2  0  0-0      R SMITH               4  4  0  0-0
I TAYLOR              2  2  0  0-0      E HENDERSON           4  3  1  0-0
C HAGGANS             2  2  0  0-0      R DAVIS               4  2  2  0-0
T KIRSCHKE            1  1  0  0-0      B WILLIAMS            3  3  0  0-0
K VON OELHOFFEN       1  1  0  0-0      D SHARPER             3  2  1  0-0
C HOPE                1  1  0  0-0      S JOHNSON             3  1  2  0-0
J HARRISON            1  1  0  0-0      L JOHNSTONE           2  2  0  1-1
C HAMPTON             1  0  1  0-0      P WILLIAMS            2  1  1  0-0
                                        F SMOOT               1  1  0  0-0
                                        R BROWN               1  1  0  0-0
                                        - TEAM                1  1  0  0-0
                                        M ROSENTHAL           1  0  1  0-0
                                        C MOSLEY              1  0  1  0-0


Officials: Referee-Ed Hochuli, Umpire-Steve Wilson, Head Linesman-Makr
Hittner, Line Judge-Tom Symonette, Field Judge-Tom Sifferman, Side
Judge-Al  Riveron, Back Judge-Scott Helverson.


Att: 64,136   Time of Game: 3:10



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