Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia Wrap - Philadelphia Wins 24-23
Philadelphia got 2 scoring strikes from Nick Foles en route to a 24-23 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday in P1 action at Lincoln Financial Field.
Bettors who backed the Eagles were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 1.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 35.5.
Bryce Brown rushed for 33 yards, while Dion Lewis added 22 yards in the win. Damaris Johnson and Mardy Gilyard added 85 and 44 receiving yards respectively.
Baron Batch rushed for 41 yards for Pittsburgh, while Jonathan Dwyer added 40 yards. Jerrod Johnson threw for 93 yards for the Steelers, while receivers Chris Rainey and Tyler Beiler had 65 and 30 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh was outgained by Philadelphia 354-230 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-14 by the Eagles.
The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 34:32, longer than the 25:28 of their opponents.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Patriots. The Steelers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indianapolis.