Pittsburgh 28, Detroit 20

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, October 11, 2009 1:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Pittsburgh 3-2 2-0 1-2 W2
Detroit 1-4 1-2 0-2 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss , the Detroit Lions have a 1-2 record at home this season. The Pittsburgh Steelers have a 1-2 record on the road.
  • Detroit has a streak of 2 straight up losses . The Lions have won 1 of their last 10 games.
  • Pittsburgh has a streak of 2 straight up wins . The Steelers have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • The Detroit Lions starting quarterback, Daunte Culpepper, threw for 282 yards , 1 touchdown and had 1 inteception in the game. Daunte Culpepper ran for 44 yards and 0 touchdowns
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger , threw for 277 yards , 3 touchdowns and had 1 interceptions in the game. Ben Roethlisberger ran for -3 yards and 0 touchdowns .
  • Following this game the Detroit Lions average 20.6 points per game and 322.0 offensive yards per game. The Pittsburgh Steelers average 22.6 points per game and 375.8 offensive yards per game.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Pittsburgh   Detroit
Rashard Mendenhall Player Kevin Smith
15 Attempts 20
77 Yards 53
5.1 Avg Yards 2.6
1 Touchdowns 0
27 Long 10
Receiving
Pittsburgh   Detroit
Hines Ward Player Dennis Northcutt
7 Receptions 6
85 Yards 79
12.1 Avg Yards 13.2
1 Touchdowns 1
21 Long 25

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Pittsburgh 344 82 262 4 0 1 7.0 2
Detroit 335 110 225 2 2 1 3.0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Green Bay. The Lions have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .200 after a loss.
  • Pittsburgh will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The Steelers have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .600 after a loss.
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