Recap - Steelers Defeat New York 24-19
|Recap - Steelers Defeat New York 24-19|
Rashard Mendenhall tore up the turf for 121 rushing yards on Sunday to lead the Steelers to a 24-19 win over the Jets at Heinz Field.
Pittsburgh was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 38.5.
Ben Roethlisberger completed 10 of 19 pass attempts for 133 yards and 0 TDs for the Steelers in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Jets defense.
Shonn Greene rushed for 52 yards for New York, while LaDainian Tomlinson added 16 yards. Mark Sanchez threw for 233 yards for the Jets, while receivers Dustin Keller and Santonio Holmes had 64 and 61 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh was outgained by New York 289-287 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-17 by the Steelers.
The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 34:41, longer than the 25:19 of their opponents.