Recap - Steelers Defeat Philadelphia 24-14
|Recap - Steelers Defeat Philadelphia 24-14|
The Steelers got a 2-TD performance from Ben Roethlisberger as Pittsburgh handed Philadelphia a 24-14 defeat on Thursday 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.
Jonathan Dwyer rushed for 44 yards, while Rashard Mendenhall added 28 yards in the win. Jerricho Cotchery and Arnaz Battle added 49 and 47 receiving yards respectively.
Ronnie Brown rushed for 25 yards for Philadelphia, while LeSean McCoy added 25 yards. Mike Kafka threw for 160 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Johnnie Lee Higgins and Dion Lewis had 54 and 48 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh outgained Philadelphia 403-335 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-21 by the Steelers.
The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 38:51, longer than the 21:09 of their opponents.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Falcons. The Eagles will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.