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Pittsburgh Defeats Indianapolis 26-24 - Recap

Pittsburgh Defeats Indianapolis 26-24 - Recap

Pittsburgh earned a 26-24 victory over Indianapolis on Sunday in Preseason Week 2 action at Heinz Field.

Bettors who backed the Steelers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 3.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 38.5.

Charlie Batch completed 7 of 10 pass attempts for 84 yards and 0 TDs for the Steelers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Vick Ballard rushed for 34 yards for Indianapolis, while Donald Brown added 30 yards. Andrew Luck threw for 175 yards for the Colts, while receivers Reggie Wayne and Griff Whalen had 74 and 59 yards respectively.

Indianapolis outgained Pittsburgh 369-364 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-15 by the Colts.

Indianapolis lost the time of possession battle 31:07/28:53, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Pittsburgh heads into a P3 battle against the Bills. Indianapolis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.