Pittsburgh vs Denver Wrap - Denver Wins 29-23
|Pittsburgh vs Denver Wrap - Denver Wins 29-23|
Tim Tebow threw for 316 yards and 2 TDs to lead the Broncos over Pittsburgh 29-23 on Sunday in Wildcard Playoff action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
The Broncos were a 7.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 34.5.
Willis McGahee rushed for 61 yards, while Tim Tebow added 50 yards in the win. Demaryius Thomas and Daniel Fells added 204 and 57 receiving yards respectively.
Isaac Redman rushed for 121 yards for Pittsburgh, while Antonio Brown added 18 yards. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 289 yards for the Steelers, while receivers Emmanuel Sanders and Antonio Brown had 81 and 70 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh lost the offensive yardage battle to Denver 447-400 yards in Sunday's game. Pittsburgh had more first downs as that total ended up 21-18.
The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 31:06, longer than the 29:05 of their opponents.