Steelers Fall 39-26 Against New England - Game Recap
|Steelers Fall 39-26 Against New England - Game Recap|
Tom Brady scorched the Steelers defense for 3 TDs as New England defeated Pittsburgh 39-26 on Sunday at Heinz Field.
New England was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 44.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
BenJarvus Green-Ellis rushed for 87 yards, while Danny Woodhead added 11 yards in the win. Wes Welker and Rob Gronkowski added 89 and 72 receiving yards respectively.
Rashard Mendenhall rushed for 50 yards for Pittsburgh, while Mewelde Moore added 14 yards. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 387 yards for the Steelers, while receivers Mike Wallace and Mewelde Moore had 136 and 79 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh lost the offensive yardage battle to New England 453-425 yards in Sunday's game. Pittsburgh had more first downs as that total ended up 27-26.
Pittsburgh lost the time of possession battle 31:28/28:32, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, New England takes its act home to face Indianapolis looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face Oakland.