Chargers vs Steelers Final: 34-24 - Recap
|Chargers vs Steelers Final: 34-24 - Recap|
San Diego got 3 passing strikes from Philip Rivers en route to a 34-24 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday in Week 14 action at Heinz Field.
Bettors who backed the Chargers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 37.5.
Ryan Mathews rushed for 65 yards, while Ronnie Brown added 17 yards in the win. Danario Alexander and Micheal Spurlock added 88 and 64 receiving yards respectively.
Jonathan Dwyer rushed for 32 yards for Pittsburgh, while Ben Roethlisberger added 31 yards. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 285 yards for the Steelers, while receivers Mike Wallace and Heath Miller had 112 and 66 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh outgained San Diego 340-294 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-18 by the Chargers.
The time of possession battle favored San Diego as their offense was on the field for 36:46, longer than the 23:14 of their opponents.
Next game, San Diego takes its act home to face Carolina looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face Dallas.