New England Defeats Pittsburgh 55-31 - Recap
|New England Defeats Pittsburgh 55-31 - Recap|
Tom Brady scorched the Steelers defense for 4 TDs as New England defeated Pittsburgh 55-31 on Sunday at Gillette Stadium.
New England was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 43.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Stevan Ridley rushed for 115 yards, while LeGarrette Blount added 47 yards in the win. Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Dobson added 143 and 130 receiving yards respectively.
Le'Veon Bell rushed for 74 yards for Pittsburgh, while Jonathan Dwyer added 30 yards. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 400 yards for the Steelers, while receivers Emmanuel Sanders and Jerricho Cotchery had 98 and 96 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh was outgained by New England 610-479 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 33-24 by the Patriots.
New England lost the time of possession battle 31:12/28:48, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
New England heads into a Week 11 battle against the Panthers. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Buffalo.