Steelers Down Washington 27-12 - Match Report
Ben Roethlisberger scorched the Redskins defense for 3 TDs as Pittsburgh defeated Washington 27-12 on Sunday at Heinz Field.
Pittsburgh was a favorite by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 44.5.
Jonathan Dwyer rushed for 107 yards, while Chris Rainey added 26 yards in the win. Mike Wallace and Emmanuel Sanders added 62 and 56 receiving yards respectively.
Alfred Morris rushed for 59 yards for Washington, while Darrel Young added 10 yards. Robert Griffin III threw for 177 yards for the Redskins, while receivers Joshua Morgan and Logan Paulsen had 46 and 43 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh outgained Washington 355-255 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-17 by the Steelers.
Pittsburgh led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:13/26:47 split in that important category.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Carolina.