Steelers Down Cleveland 28-10 - Match Report
|Steelers Down Cleveland 28-10 - Match Report|
The Steelers got a 3-TD performance from Ben Roethlisberger as Pittsburgh handed Cleveland a 28-10 defeat on Sunday at Heinz Field.
Pittsburgh was a favorite by 14 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 37.5.
Rashard Mendenhall rushed for 84 yards, while Isaac Redman added 31 yards in the win. Mike Wallace and Hines Ward added 90 and 54 receiving yards respectively.
Peyton Hillis rushed for 41 yards for Cleveland, while Colt McCoy added 22 yards. Colt McCoy threw for 281 yards for the Browns, while receivers Benjamin Watson and Evan Moore had 88 and 84 yards respectively.
Cleveland was outgained by Pittsburgh 378-328 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-17 by the Steelers.
Cleveland lost the time of possession battle 31:56/28:04, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Miami looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head on the road to face New Orleans.