Pittsburgh vs Buffalo Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 19-16
|Pittsburgh vs Buffalo Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 19-16|
Rashard Mendenhall ran for 151 yards as Pittsburgh handled Buffalo by a score of 19-16 on Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
Pittsburgh won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 43.5.
Ben Roethlisberger completed 20 of 33 pass attempts for 246 yards and 0 TDs for the Steelers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Fred Jackson rushed for 59 yards for Buffalo, while Quinton Ganther added 11 yards. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 265 yards for the Bills, while receivers Fred Jackson and Steve Johnson had 104 and 68 yards respectively.
Buffalo was outgained by Pittsburgh 426-329 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-19 by the Steelers.
Buffalo lost the time of possession battle 45:23/27:23, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head on the road to face Minnesota.