Minnesota 34, Pittsburgh 27

Summary

1st Quarter

1Q 15:00 Minnesota
PIT 35 6-S. Suisham kicks 73 yards, 84-C. Patterson returns for 25 yards (42-D. Cromartie-Smith).
1 and 10 - MIN 17 14:56 16-M. Cassel pass to 81-J. Simpson for 13 yards (24-I. Taylor).
1 and 10 - MIN 30 14:29 28-A. Peterson rush for 4 yards (94-L. Timmons).
2 and 6 - MIN 34 13:56 16-M. Cassel pass to 81-J. Simpson for 9 yards, forced out of bounds (28-C. Allen).
1 and 10 - MIN 43 13:29 16-M. Cassel pass incomplete to 89-J. Carlson.
2 and 10 - MIN 43 13:25 28-A. Peterson rush for 4 yards (65-A. Woods). PENALTY on Pittsburgh, Face Mask (enforced, 15 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - PIT 38 13:00 16-M. Cassel pass incomplete to 84-C. Patterson.
2 and 10 - PIT 38 12:54 28-A. Peterson rush for 2 yards (25-R. Clark).
3 and 8 - PIT 36 12:16 16-M. Cassel pass incomplete to 15-G. Jennings.
4 and 8 - PIT 36 12:12 3-B. Walsh 54 yard field goal is GOOD.
PIT 0    MIN 3    Plays: 8    Possession: 2:48
1Q 12:08 Pittsburgh
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 69 yards, 23-F. Jones returns for 24 yards (56-M. Mauti).
1 and 10 - PIT 20 12:02 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 83-H. Miller for 5 yards (34-A. Sendejo).
2 and 5 - PIT 25 11:18 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 11-M. Wheaton for 6 yards (50-E. Henderson).
1 and 10 - PIT 31 10:38 26-L. Bell rush for 1 yard (22-H. Smith).
2 and 9 - PIT 32 10:02 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 5 yards, forced out of bounds (29-X. Rhodes).
3 and 4 - PIT 37 9:25 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete to 11-M. Wheaton.
4 and 4 - PIT 37 9:17 4-Z. Mesko punts 38 yards, 35-M. Sherels returns for 68 yards (93-J. Worilds). PENALTY on Minnesota, Invalid Fair Catch Signal (enforced, 1 yards).
1Q 9:02 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 24 9:02 16-M. Cassel pass to 81-J. Simpson for 6 yards (22-W. Gay, 24-I. Taylor).
2 and 4 - MIN 30 8:23 16-M. Cassel pass incomplete to 28-A. Peterson.
3 and 4 - MIN 30 8:19 16-M. Cassel pass to 15-G. Jennings for 70 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-B. Walsh extra point is GOOD.
PIT 0    MIN 10    Plays: 3    Possession: 0:53
1Q 8:06 Pittsburgh
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 73 yards, 23-F. Jones returns for 33 yards (56-M. Mauti).
1 and 10 - PIT 25 7:59 26-L. Bell rush for 6 yards (50-E. Henderson).
2 and 4 - PIT 31 7:22 84-A. Brown rush for 10 yards (93-K. Williams).
1 and 10 - PIT 41 6:41 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete to 26-L. Bell.
2 and 10 - PIT 41 6:35 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 88-E. Sanders for 36 yards (21-J. Robinson).
1 and 10 - MIN 23 5:53 26-L. Bell rush for no gain (50-E. Henderson).
2 and 10 - MIN 23 5:11 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 85-D. Johnson for 8 yards, forced out of bounds (52-C. Greenway).
3 and 2 - MIN 15 4:48 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 7 yards (29-X. Rhodes).
1 and goal - MIN 8 4:08 26-L. Bell rush for 8 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
6-S. Suisham extra point is GOOD.
PIT 7    MIN 10    Plays: 8    Possession: 4:04
1Q 4:02 Minnesota
PIT 35 6-S. Suisham kicks 61 yards, 84-C. Patterson returns for 12 yards (57-T. Garvin).
1 and 10 - MIN 16 3:57 28-A. Peterson rush for no gain (99-B. Keisel).
2 and 10 - MIN 16 3:26 28-A. Peterson rush for 2 yards (90-S. McLendon).
3 and 8 - MIN 18 2:44 16-M. Cassel pass incomplete to 14-J. Webb.
4 and 8 - MIN 18 2:39 12-J. Locke punts 37 yards, fair catch by 84-A. Brown.
1Q 2:33 Pittsburgh
1 and 10 - PIT 45 2:33 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete to 88-E. Sanders.
2 and 10 - PIT 45 2:26 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 26-L. Bell for 7 yards (21-J. Robinson).
3 and 3 - MIN 48 1:39 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete to 83-H. Miller.
4 and 3 - MIN 48 1:34 4-Z. Mesko punts 33 yards, fair catch by 35-M. Sherels.
1Q 1:27 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 15 1:27 16-M. Cassel pass incomplete to 81-J. Simpson.
2 and 10 - MIN 15 1:20 28-A. Peterson rush for 5 yards (90-S. McLendon).
3 and 5 - MIN 20 0:39 16-M. Cassel pass incomplete to 81-J. Simpson.
4 and 5 - MIN 20 0:34 12-J. Locke punts 57 yards, fair catch by 84-A. Brown.
1Q 0:26 Pittsburgh
1 and 10 - PIT 23 0:26 23-F. Jones rush for 1 yard (90-F. Evans).
END QUARTER 1

2nd Quarter

Pittsburgh continued...
2 and 9 - PIT 24 15:00 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 7 yards (50-E. Henderson). PENALTY on Pittsburgh, Offensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
2 and 19 - PIT 14 14:32 23-F. Jones rush for 2 yards (69-J. Allen).
3 and 17 - PIT 16 13:49 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 14 yards (22-H. Smith).
4 and 3 - PIT 30 13:02 4-Z. Mesko punts 30 yards, downed by 95-J. Jones.
2Q 12:52 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 40 12:52 28-A. Peterson rush for 60 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-B. Walsh extra point is GOOD.
PIT 7    MIN 17    Plays: 1    Possession: 0:10
2Q 12:42 Pittsburgh
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 66 yards, 23-F. Jones returns for 15 yards (36-R. Blanton).
1 and 10 - PIT 14 12:36 26-L. Bell rush for no gain (59-D. Bishop).
2 and 10 - PIT 14 11:47 7-B. Roethlisberger, sacked for -1 yard (69-J. Allen).
3 and 11 - PIT 13 11:07 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 14 yards (21-J. Robinson).
1 and 10 - PIT 27 10:29 26-L. Bell rush for 2 yards (34-A. Sendejo).
2 and 8 - PIT 29 9:51 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 15 yards (21-J. Robinson).
1 and 10 - PIT 44 9:05 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 88-E. Sanders for 4 yards (34-A. Sendejo).
2 and 6 - PIT 48 8:21 7-B. Roethlisberger sacked for -6 yards (69-J. Allen, 95-S. Floyd).
3 and 12 - PIT 42 7:38 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 83-H. Miller for 28 yards (22-H. Smith). PENALTY on Minnesota, Unnecessary Roughness (enforced, 15 yards).
1 and 10 - MIN 15 7:03 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 83-H. Miller for 7 yards (52-C. Greenway).
2 and 3 - MIN 8 6:23 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 2 yards (34-A. Sendejo).
Pittsburgh timeout at 5:39
3 and 1 - MIN 6 5:39 26-L. Bell rush for 1 yard (93-K. Williams).
1 and goal - MIN 5 4:58 26-L. Bell rush for 2 yards (52-C. Greenway).
2 and goal - MIN 3 4:13 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete to 83-H. Miller.
3 and goal - MIN 3 4:10 7-B. Roethlisberger, sacked for -5 yards (69-J. Allen).
Minnesota timeout at 3:43
4 and goal - MIN 8 3:43 6-S. Suisham 26 yard field goal is GOOD.
PIT 10    MIN 17    Plays: 15    Possession: 8:59
2Q 3:39 Minnesota
PIT 35 6-S. Suisham kicks 73 yards, 84-C. Patterson returns for 42 yards, forced out of bounds (11-M. Wheaton).
1 and 10 - MIN 34 3:31 16-M. Cassel pass incomplete to 81-J. Simpson.
2 and 10 - MIN 34 3:27 28-A. Peterson rush for 5 yards (98-V. Williams).
3 and 5 - MIN 39 2:46 16-M. Cassel, sacked for -1 yard (56-L. Woodley), FUMBLES (56-L. Woodley), RECOVERED by 81-J. Simpson returned for 1 yard (24-I. Taylor).
Two minute warning
1 and 10 - MIN 49 2:00 16-M. Cassel pass to 81-J. Simpson for 24 yards (24-I. Taylor, 25-R. Clark).
1 and 10 - PIT 27 1:29 28-A. Peterson rush for 2 yards (94-L. Timmons).
2 and 8 - PIT 25 1:02 16-M. Cassel pass incomplete to 81-J. Simpson.
3 and 8 - PIT 25 0:58 16-M. Cassel pass to 15-G. Jennings for 6 yards (22-W. Gay).
Pittsburgh timeout at 0:41
4 and 2 - PIT 19 0:41 3-B. Walsh 37 yard field goal is GOOD.
PIT 10    MIN 20    Plays: 8    Possession: 2:58
2Q 0:39 Pittsburgh
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - PIT 20 0:39 26-L. Bell rush for 11 yards (50-E. Henderson).
1 and 10 - PIT 31 0:22 26-L. Bell rush for 3 yards (96-B. Robison).
END QUARTER 2
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3rd Quarter

3Q 15:00 Pittsburgh
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - PIT 20 15:00 26-L. Bell rush for 4 yards (50-E. Henderson).
2 and 6 - PIT 24 14:22 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 88-E. Sanders for 6 yards (21-J. Robinson).
1 and 10 - PIT 30 13:42 26-L. Bell rush for 5 yards (21-J. Robinson).
2 and 5 - PIT 35 13:00 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 89-J. Cotchery for 16 yards (41-M. Raymond).
1 and 10 - MIN 49 12:20 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete to 84-A. Brown. PENALTY on Minnesota, Defensive Pass Interference (enforced, 48 yards) - No play.
1 and goal - MIN 1 12:14 26-L. Bell rush for no gain (50-E. Henderson).
2 and goal - MIN 1 11:32 26-L. Bell rush for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
6-S. Suisham extra point is GOOD.
PIT 17    MIN 20    Plays: 6    Possession: 3:32
3Q 11:28 Minnesota
PIT 35 6-S. Suisham kicks 71 yards, 84-C. Patterson returns for 31 yards (57-T. Garvin).
1 and 10 - MIN 25 11:23 16-M. Cassel pass to 84-C. Patterson for 9 yards (98-V. Williams).
2 and 1 - MIN 34 10:59 28-A. Peterson rush for -1 yard (24-I. Taylor). PENALTY on Minnesota, Offensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
2 and 11 - MIN 24 10:31 16-M. Cassel pass to 81-J. Simpson for 51 yards (28-C. Allen).
1 and 10 - PIT 25 9:45 28-A. Peterson rush for 8 yards (98-V. Williams).
2 and 2 - PIT 17 9:06 28-A. Peterson rush for 1 yard (96-Z. Hood).
3 and 1 - PIT 16 8:36 28-A. Peterson rush for 9 yards (25-R. Clark).
1 and goal - PIT 7 7:56 28-A. Peterson rush for 7 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-B. Walsh extra point is GOOD.
PIT 17    MIN 27    Plays: 6    Possession: 3:36
3Q 7:52 Pittsburgh
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 69 yards, 23-F. Jones returns for 20 yards (54-G. Hodges).
1 and 10 - PIT 16 7:47 27-J. Dwyer rush for 7 yards (29-X. Rhodes).
2 and 3 - PIT 23 7:14 27-J. Dwyer rush for no gain (97-E. Griffen).
3 and 3 - PIT 23 6:31 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 11-M. Wheaton for 5 yards (22-H. Smith).
1 and 10 - PIT 28 5:49 7-B. Roethlisberger pass intended for 88-E. Sanders, INTERCEPTED by 52-C. Greenway returned for no gain (61-F. Velasco).
3Q 5:38 Minnesota
1 and 10 - PIT 37 5:38 16-M. Cassel pass to 82-K. Rudolph for 6 yards, forced out of bounds (56-L. Woodley). PENALTY on Pittsburgh, Unnecessary Roughness (enforced, 15 yards).
1 and 10 - PIT 16 5:16 16-M. Cassel pass to 15-G. Jennings for 16 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-B. Walsh extra point is GOOD.
PIT 17    MIN 34    Plays: 2    Possession: 0:27
3Q 5:11 Pittsburgh
MIN 35 3-B. Walsh kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - PIT 20 5:11 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 26-L. Bell for 19 yards (52-C. Greenway).
1 and 10 - PIT 39 4:29 26-L. Bell rush for 4 yards (22-H. Smith).
2 and 6 - PIT 43 3:47 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete to 84-A. Brown.
3 and 6 - PIT 43 3:42 7-B. Roethlisberger, sacked for -9 yards (52-C. Greenway).
4 and 15 - PIT 34 3:11 4-Z. Mesko punts 42 yards, fair catch by 35-M. Sherels.
3Q 3:04 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 24 3:04 28-A. Peterson rush for 2 yards (94-L. Timmons).
2 and 8 - MIN 26 2:29 16-M. Cassel rush for 7 yards (90-S. McLendon).
3 and 1 - MIN 33 1:46 28-A. Peterson rush for no gain (94-L. Timmons).
4 and 1 - MIN 33 1:06 12-J. Locke punts 37 yards, 84-A. Brown returns for 10 yards, ran out of bounds. PENALTY on Pittsburgh, Defensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards).
3Q 0:55 Pittsburgh
1 and 10 - PIT 23 0:55 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 88-E. Sanders for 11 yards (52-C. Greenway).
1 and 10 - PIT 34 0:33 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 83-H. Miller for 11 yards (52-C. Greenway).
END QUARTER 3

4th Quarter

Pittsburgh continued...
1 and 10 - PIT 45 15:00 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for -4 yards (21-J. Robinson).
2 and 14 - PIT 41 14:27 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 89-J. Cotchery for 10 yards (50-E. Henderson). PENALTY on Minnesota, Unnecessary Roughness (enforced, 15 yards).
1 and 10 - MIN 34 13:54 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 23-F. Jones for 4 yards (52-C. Greenway).
2 and 6 - MIN 30 13:23 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete to 88-E. Sanders.
3 and 6 - MIN 30 13:19 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 11-M. Wheaton for 15 yards (21-J. Robinson).
1 and 10 - MIN 15 12:49 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete to 88-E. Sanders.
2 and 10 - MIN 15 12:47 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 89-J. Cotchery for 15 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
6-S. Suisham extra point is GOOD.
PIT 24    MIN 34    Plays: 9    Possession: 3:13
4Q 12:42 Minnesota
PIT 35 6-S. Suisham kicks 71 yards, 84-C. Patterson returns for 34 yards, forced out of bounds (29-S. Thomas).
1 and 10 - MIN 28 12:34 16-M. Cassel pass to 81-J. Simpson for 12 yards, forced out of bounds (43-T. Polamalu).
1 and 10 - MIN 40 11:58 28-A. Peterson rush for 4 yards (25-R. Clark).
2 and 6 - MIN 44 11:16 28-A. Peterson rush for 11 yards (25-R. Clark, 28-C. Allen).
1 and 10 - PIT 45 10:26 16-M. Cassel pass to 32-T. Gerhart for 7 yards (96-Z. Hood).
2 and 3 - PIT 38 9:42 28-A. Peterson rush for 3 yards (98-V. Williams).
1 and 10 - PIT 35 9:00 28-A. Peterson rush for -2 yards (43-T. Polamalu).
2 and 12 - PIT 37 8:22 16-M. Cassel pass to 89-J. Carlson for 4 yards (94-L. Timmons).
3 and 8 - PIT 33 7:41 16-M. Cassel pass to 17-J. Wright for 6 yards (24-I. Taylor).
Minnesota timeout at 6:53
4 and 2 - PIT 27 6:53 Field goal formation, 3-B. Walsh 44 yard field goal is NO GOOD.
4Q 6:49 Pittsburgh
1 and 10 - PIT 35 6:49 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 26-L. Bell for no gain, forced out of bounds (21-J. Robinson).
2 and 10 - PIT 35 6:27 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 89-J. Cotchery for 26 yards (22-H. Smith, 41-M. Raymond).
1 and 10 - MIN 39 5:53 26-L. Bell rush for 9 yards (41-M. Raymond).
2 and 1 - MIN 30 5:25 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 6 yards (21-J. Robinson).
1 and 10 - MIN 24 5:00 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 83-H. Miller for 12 yards (22-H. Smith).
1 and 10 - MIN 12 4:31 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete.
2 and 10 - MIN 12 4:25 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete to 11-M. Wheaton.
3 and 10 - MIN 12 4:21 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 26-L. Bell for 1 yard (52-C. Greenway).
4 and 9 - MIN 11 3:40 6-S. Suisham 28 yard field goal is GOOD.
PIT 27    MIN 34    Plays: 9    Possession: 3:09
4Q 3:37 Minnesota
PIT 35 6-S. Suisham kicks 70 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - PIT 20 3:37 16-M. Cassel pass to 82-K. Rudolph for no gain (56-L. Woodley).
Pittsburgh timeout at 3:29
2 and 10 - MIN 20 3:29 16-M. Cassel pass to 81-J. Simpson for 9 yards (25-R. Clark).
3 and 1 - MIN 29 2:50 28-A. Peterson rush for 4 yards (98-V. Williams).
1 and 10 - MIN 33 2:07 28-A. Peterson rush for 4 yards (95-J. Jones).
Two minute warning
2 and 6 - MIN 37 2:00 28-A. Peterson rush for 3 yards (94-L. Timmons).
Pittsburgh timeout at 1:56
3 and 3 - MIN 40 1:56 28-A. Peterson rush for 2 yards (90-S. McLendon).
Pittsburgh timeout at 1:50
4 and 1 - MIN 42 1:50 12-J. Locke punts 36 yards, fair catch by 84-A. Brown.
4Q 1:43 Pittsburgh
1 and 10 - PIT 22 1:43 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 89-J. Cotchery for 36 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 42 1:35 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 10 yards (52-C. Greenway).
1 and 10 - MIN 32 1:35 7-B. Roethlisberger, spikes Ball.
2 and 10 - MIN 32 1:18 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 83-H. Miller for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
3 and 3 - MIN 25 1:13 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 5 yards (21-J. Robinson).
1 and 10 - MIN 20 1:01 7-B. Roethlisberger, spikes Ball.
2 and 10 - MIN 20 0:59 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 7 yards (21-J. Robinson).
3 and 3 - MIN 13 0:34 7-B. Roethlisberger pass to 84-A. Brown for 7 yards (41-M. Raymond).
1 and goal - MIN 6 0:24 7-B. Roethlisberger, spikes Ball.
2 and goal - MIN 6 0:24 7-B. Roethlisberger pass incomplete to 89-J. Cotchery.
3 and goal - MIN 6 0:19 7-B. Roethlisberger, sacked for -4 yards (97-E. Griffen), FUMBLES (97-E. Griffen), RECOVERED by 93-K. Williams returned for no gain (76-M. Adams).
4Q 0:06 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 11 0:06 16-M. Cassel kneels for -2 yards.
END OF GAME

NFL Boxscores

San Francisco 
St. Louis 
35
11
Baltimore 
Buffalo 
20
23
Arizona 
Tampa Bay 
13
10
Pittsburgh 
Minnesota 
27
34
N.Y. Giants 
Kansas City 
7
31
Indianapolis 
Jacksonville 
37
3
Seattle 
Houston 
23
20
Cincinnati 
Cleveland 
6
17
Chicago 
Detroit 
32
40
N.Y. Jets 
Tennessee 
13
38
Washington 
Oakland 
24
14
Philadelphia 
Denver 
20
52
Dallas 
San Diego 
21
30
New England 
Atlanta 
30
23
Miami 
New Orleans 
17
38