Steelers vs Falcons Final: 34-16 - Recap
|Steelers vs Falcons Final: 34-16 - Recap|
Antonio Brown inflicted damage on the Atlanta secondary, getting 137 receiving yards as Pittsburgh defeated the Falcons 34-16 at Heinz Field.
Pittsburgh was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 35.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ben Roethlisberger completed 11 of 16 pass attempts for 214 yards and 2 TDs for the Steelers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jacquizz Rodgers rushed for 38 yards for Atlanta, while Matt Ryan added 24 yards. Matt Ryan threw for 220 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Roddy White and Julio Jones had 101 and 59 yards respectively.
Atlanta outgained Pittsburgh 405-320 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-15 by the Falcons.
Atlanta led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 35:22/24:38 split in that important category.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Carolina looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Baltimore.