Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos Play By Play

First Quarter
Pittsburgh Steelers at 15:00
J.Reed kicks 70 yards from PIT 30 to DEN 0. E.Royal to DEN 22 for 22 yards (K.Fox).
Denver Broncos at 14:55
1-10-DEN22(14:55) K.Orton pass short left to E.Royal to DEN 35 for 13 yards (W.Gay).
1-10-DEN35(14:19) C.Buckhalter right guard to DEN 36 for 1 yard (J.Harrison).
2-9-DEN36(13:42) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short left to E.Royal to 50 for 14 yards (J.Farrior).
1-10-50 (13:42) C.Buckhalter right guard to PIT 45 for 5 yards (K.Fox). Direct snap to Buckhalter.
2-5-PIT45(12:27) K.Orton pass deep left to E.Royal to PIT 25 for 20 yards (W.Gay).
1-10-PIT25(11:52) C.Buckhalter up the middle to PIT 28 for -3 yards (L.Woodley).
2-13-PIT28(11:15) K.Orton pass short right to B.Marshall to PIT 22 for 6 yards (D.Townsend).
3-7-PIT22(10:35) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass incomplete short right to E.Royal (W.Gay).
4-7-PIT22(10:28) M.Prater 40 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-L.Paxton, Holder-M.Berger.
PIT 0   DEN 3,   Plays: 9   Yards: 56   Possession: 4:36.
 
Denver Broncos at 10:24
M.Prater kicks 75 yards from DEN 30 to PIT -5. S.Logan to PIT 17 for 22 yards (S.Larsen).
Pittsburgh Steelers at 10:18
1-10-PIT17(10:18) R.Mendenhall up the middle to PIT 22 for 5 yards (D.Williams).
2-5-PIT22(9:33) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to S.Holmes to PIT 31 for 9 yards (C.Bailey).
1-10-PIT31(8:49) R.Mendenhall left tackle to PIT 37 for 6 yards (A.Davis).
2-4-PIT37(8:07) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right to H.Ward.
3-4-PIT37(8:03) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger sacked at PIT 27 for -10 yards (sack split by E.Dumervil and D.Reid).
4-14-PIT27(8:03) D.Sepulveda punts 55 yards to DEN 18, Center-G.Warren, downed by PIT-P.Bailey.
Denver Broncos at 07:21
1-10-DEN18(7:21) K.Orton pass short middle to B.Marshall to DEN 33 for 15 yards (K.Fox).
1-10-DEN33(6:41) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short middle to B.Marshall to DEN 37 for 4 yards (K.Fox).
2-6-DEN37(6:05) K.Moreno right tackle to DEN 35 for -2 yards (J.Farrior).
3-8-DEN35(5:24) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short middle to B.Marshall to DEN 44 for 9 yards (J.Farrior).
1-10-DEN44(4:50) K.Orton pass short left to J.Gaffney to DEN 47 for 3 yards (W.Gay, J.Harrison).
2-7-DEN47(4:06) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass incomplete short left to E.Royal.
3-7-DEN47(4:02) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short right to B.Marshall to PIT 48 for 5 yards (I.Taylor).
4-2-PIT48(3:20) M.Berger punts 48 yards to end zone, Center-L.Paxton, Touchback.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 03:12
1-10-PIT20(3:12) R.Mendenhall up the middle to PIT 23 for 3 yards (D.Williams).
2-7-PIT23(2:28) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep left to M.Wallace.
3-7-PIT23(2:22) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to S.Holmes to PIT 39 for 16 yards (B.Dawkins).
1-10-PIT39(1:37) B.Roethlisberger sacked at PIT 31 for -8 yards (sack split by D.Williams and A.Davis).
2-18-PIT31(1:00) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to R.Mendenhall to PIT 40 for 9 yards (W.Woodyard).
3-9-PIT40(:13) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left to M.Wallace (A.Goodman).
4-9-PIT40(:07) D.Sepulveda punts 43 yards to DEN 17, Center-G.Warren. E.Royal to DEN 23 for 6 yards (R.Mundy).
Second Quarter
Denver Broncos at 15:00
1-10-DEN23(15:00) C.Buckhalter left end to DEN 30 for 7 yards (J.Farrior, T.Carter).
2-3-DEN30(14:20) C.Buckhalter left tackle to DEN 31 for 1 yard (L.Woodley).
3-2-DEN31(13:40) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short right to E.Royal to DEN 42 for 11 yards (W.Gay).
1-10-DEN42(13:01) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short middle intended for K.Moreno INTERCEPTED by T.Carter at DEN 48. T.Carter for 48 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 12:50
J.Reed extra point is GOOD, Center-G.Warren, Holder-D.Sepulveda.
PIT 7   DEN 3
 
Pittsburgh Steelers at 12:50
J.Reed kicks 67 yards from PIT 30 to DEN 3. K.McKinley to DEN 21 for 18 yards (A.Harrison). PIT-C.Davis was injured during the play. His return is Questionable.
Denver Broncos at 12:44
1-10-DEN21(12:44) K.Moreno left guard to DEN 25 for 4 yards (N.Eason).
2-6-DEN25(12:14) (Shotgun) K.Orton sacked at DEN 21 for -4 yards (B.Keisel).
3-10-DEN21(11:42) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short middle to B.Marshall to DEN 36 for 15 yards (T.Polamalu).
1-10-DEN36(10:58) K.Moreno right tackle to DEN 35 for -1 yards (K.Fox).
2-11-DEN35(10:20) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short right to J.Gaffney to DEN 38 for 3 yards (I.Taylor).
3-8-DEN38(9:38) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short middle to D.Graham to PIT 44 for 18 yards (L.Woodley).
1-10-PIT44(8:52) PENALTY on DEN-R.Hochstein, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at PIT 44 - No Play.
1-15-PIT49(8:36) K.Orton pass incomplete short left to B.Marshall.
2-15-PIT49(8:31) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short left to B.Marshall to PIT 39 for 10 yards (J.Harrison).
3-5-PIT39(7:45) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass incomplete short left to J.Gaffney (W.Gay). Denver challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was Upheld. (Timeout #1.)
4-5-PIT39(7:40) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short right to B.Stokley to PIT 31 for 8 yards (L.Woodley).
PENALTY on DEN-B.Hamilton, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at PIT 39 - No Play.
4-15-PIT49(7:13) M.Berger punts 26 yards to PIT 23, Center-L.Paxton, out of bounds.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 07:05
1-10-PIT23(7:05) R.Mendenhall up the middle to PIT 27 for 4 yards (B.Dawkins; K.Peterson).
2-6-PIT27(6:27) R.Mendenhall up the middle to PIT 31 for 4 yards (B.Dawkins).
3-2-PIT31(5:42) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to M.Wallace pushed ob at PIT 42 for 11 yards (A.Goodman).
1-10-PIT42(5:15) R.Mendenhall up the middle to PIT 45 for 3 yards (M.Haggan, R.Fields).
2-7-PIT45(4:34) PENALTY on PIT-T.Essex, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at PIT 45 - No Play.
2-12-PIT40(4:14) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to H.Ward to PIT 44 for 4 yards (R.Hill).
3-8-PIT44(3:29) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to H.Miller to PIT 44 for no gain (V.Holliday) [W.Woodyard].
4-8-PIT44(2:57) D.Sepulveda punts 40 yards to DEN 16, Center-G.Warren, fair catch by E.Royal.
Denver Broncos at 02:47
1-10-DEN16(2:47) C.Buckhalter right end pushed ob at DEN 22 for 6 yards (I.Taylor).
2-4-DEN22(2:24) K.Moreno left tackle to DEN 25 for 3 yards (J.Harrison).
3-1-DEN25(2:00) K.Orton pass short middle to B.Marshall to DEN 43 for 18 yards (I.Taylor).
1-10-DEN43(1:29) (Shotgun) K.Orton sacked at DEN 41 for -2 yards (B.Keisel).
2-12-DEN41(:52) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short left to C.Buckhalter to DEN 40 for -1 yards (T.Polamalu).
3-13-DEN40(:26) (Shotgun) C.Buckhalter right tackle to DEN 45 for 5 yards (L.Woodley).
4-8-DEN45(:18) M.Berger punts 39 yards to PIT 16, Center-L.Paxton, fair catch by S.Logan. Penalty on PIT-J.Burnett, Running Into the Kicker, declined.
PENALTY on PIT-L.Sweed, Offensive Holding, 8 yards, enforced at PIT 16.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 00:11
1-10-PIT9(:11) B.Roethlisberger kneels to PIT 7 for -2 yards. Direction Change.
Third Quarter
Denver Broncos at 15:00
M.Prater kicks 75 yards from DEN 30 to PIT -5. S.Logan to PIT 17 for 22 yards (J.Barrett; W.Woodyard).
Pittsburgh Steelers at 14:53
1-10-PIT17(14:53) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to H.Ward to PIT 24 for 7 yards (W.Woodyard).
2-3-PIT24(14:20) R.Mendenhall right tackle to PIT 30 for 6 yards (A.Goodman; W.Woodyard).
1-10-PIT30(13:34) R.Mendenhall left tackle to PIT 33 for 3 yards (W.Woodyard).
2-7-PIT33(12:58) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to H.Ward to DEN 49 for 18 yards (R.Hill).
1-10-DEN49(12:10) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to S.Holmes to DEN 33 for 16 yards (C.Bailey).
1-10-DEN33(11:30) B.Roethlisberger sacked at DEN 46 for -13 yards (K.Peterson). FUMBLES (K.Peterson) [K.Peterson], RECOVERED by DEN-R.Ayers at DEN 46. R.Ayers for 54 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
Denver Broncos at 11:16
M.Prater extra point is GOOD, Center-L.Paxton, Holder-M.Berger.
PIT 7   DEN 10
 
Denver Broncos at 11:16
M.Prater kicks 75 yards from DEN 30 to PIT -5. S.Logan to PIT 20 for 25 yards (S.Larsen, M.Haggan).
Pittsburgh Steelers at 11:09
1-10-PIT20(11:09) B.Roethlisberger pass deep right to M.Wallace to PIT 38 for 18 yards (A.Goodman).
1-10-PIT38(10:29) R.Mendenhall right end pushed ob at DEN 38 for 24 yards (W.Woodyard).
1-10-DEN38(10:01) B.Roethlisberger pass deep right to S.Holmes to DEN 3 for 35 yards (C.Bailey).
1-3-DEN3(9:15) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to H.Ward for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
J.Reed extra point is GOOD, Center-G.Warren, Holder-D.Sepulveda.
PIT 14   DEN 10,   Plays: 4   Yards: 80   Possession: 2:07.
 
Pittsburgh Steelers at 09:09
J.Reed kicks 43 yards from PIT 30 to DEN 27. S.Larsen to DEN 40 for 13 yards (K.Fox).
Denver Broncos at 09:04
1-10-DEN40(9:04) K.Orton pass short left to E.Royal to PIT 44 for 16 yards (T.Carter).
1-10-PIT44(8:27) K.Moreno up the middle to PIT 45 for -1 yards (J.Harrison).
2-11-PIT45(7:51) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass incomplete short right to D.Graham.
3-11-PIT45(7:37) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass incomplete short right to B.Marshall.
4-11-PIT45(7:32) M.Berger punts 42 yards to PIT 3, impetus ends at PIT 2, Center-L.Paxton, downed by DEN-D.McBath.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 07:20
1-10-PIT3(7:20) R.Mendenhall up the middle to PIT 6 for 3 yards (C.Bailey).
2-7-PIT6(6:44) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to H.Miller to PIT 20 for 14 yards (C.Bailey; D.Williams).
1-10-PIT20(6:05) R.Mendenhall right tackle pushed ob at PIT 48 for 28 yards (W.Woodyard).
1-10-PIT48(5:30) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to H.Miller to DEN 48 for 4 yards (K.Peterson).
2-6-DEN48(4:48) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left to M.Wallace.
3-6-DEN48(4:44) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to M.Wallace to DEN 33 for 15 yards (A.Goodman).
1-10-DEN33(4:03) R.Mendenhall right tackle to DEN 25 for 8 yards (B.Dawkins, R.Fields).
2-2-DEN25(3:18) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to S.Holmes to DEN 15 for 10 yards (C.Bailey).
1-10-DEN15(2:38) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass deep right intended for H.Ward INTERCEPTED by A.Goodman at DEN -1. A.Goodman to DEN 20 for 21 yards (R.Mendenhall).
PENALTY on DEN-R.Fields, Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards, enforced at DEN 20.
Denver Broncos at 02:25
1-10-DEN10(2:25) K.Orton pass short middle to B.Marshall to DEN 25 for 15 yards (K.Fox).
1-10-DEN25(1:45) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short right to T.Scheffler to DEN 28 for 3 yards (K.Fox).
2-7-DEN28(1:05) (Shotgun) C.Buckhalter up the middle to DEN 30 for 2 yards (J.Harrison, K.Fox).
3-5-DEN30(:24) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short left to B.Stokley pushed ob at DEN 34 for 4 yards (R.Mundy) [D.Townsend].
4-1-DEN34(:03) M.Berger punts 50 yards to PIT 16, Center-L.Paxton. S.Logan to PIT 30 for 14 yards (K.McKinley).
Fourth Quarter
Pittsburgh Steelers at 15:00
1-10-PIT30(15:00) (Shotgun) M.Wallace left end to PIT 33 for 3 yards (B.Dawkins, C.Bailey).
2-7-PIT33(14:13) R.Mendenhall right tackle to PIT 34 for 1 yard (W.Woodyard).
3-6-PIT34(13:28) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right to M.Wallace.
4-6-PIT34(13:20) D.Sepulveda punts 48 yards to DEN 18, Center-G.Warren. E.Royal pushed ob at DEN 33 for 15 yards (D.Sepulveda).
Denver Broncos at 13:09
1-10-DEN33(13:09) K.Orton pass incomplete short right to B.Marshall (T.Polamalu).
2-10-DEN33(13:02) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass incomplete short right to D.Graham.
3-10-DEN33(12:57) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short left to B.Marshall to DEN 36 for 3 yards (D.Townsend).
4-7-DEN36(12:16) M.Berger punts 24 yards to PIT 40, Center-L.Paxton, downed by DEN-K.McKinley.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 12:04
1-10-PIT41(12:04) Direction Change. R.Mendenhall up the middle to PIT 43 for 2 yards (D.Williams, R.Ayers).
2-8-PIT43(11:30) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to H.Ward to PIT 45 for 2 yards (T.Law).
3-6-PIT45(10:50) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to S.Holmes to DEN 48 for 7 yards (C.Bailey).
1-10-DEN48(10:11) (Shotgun) R.Mendenhall up the middle to DEN 44 for 4 yards (R.Ayers; B.Dawkins).
2-6-DEN44(9:31) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right to L.Sweed (A.Goodman).
3-6-DEN44(9:27) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep middle to H.Miller.
4-6-DEN44(9:21) D.Sepulveda punts 35 yards to DEN 9, Center-G.Warren, fair catch by E.Royal.
Denver Broncos at 09:13
1-10-DEN9(9:13) C.Buckhalter left guard to DEN 9 for no gain (T.Polamalu).
2-10-DEN9(8:39) K.Orton pass short middle intended for B.Marshall INTERCEPTED by T.Polamalu at DEN 23. T.Polamalu to DEN 25 for -2 yards (B.Marshall).
Pittsburgh Steelers at 08:31
1-10-DEN25(8:31) R.Mendenhall right guard to DEN 19 for 6 yards (M.Haggan).
2-4-DEN19(7:56) R.Mendenhall right end to DEN 25 for -6 yards (B.Dawkins).
3-10-DEN25(7:12) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass deep middle to M.Wallace for 25 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
J.Reed extra point is GOOD, Center-G.Warren, Holder-D.Sepulveda.
PIT 21   DEN 10,   Plays: 3   Yards: 25   Possession: 1:28.
 
Pittsburgh Steelers at 07:03
J.Reed kicks 65 yards from PIT 30 to DEN 5. K.McKinley to DEN 26 for 21 yards (K.Ratliff).
Denver Broncos at 06:57
1-10-DEN26(6:57) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass incomplete short right to E.Royal [L.Woodley].
2-10-DEN26(6:51) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass incomplete short right to E.Royal.
3-10-DEN26(6:47) (Shotgun) K.Orton sacked at DEN 26 for 0 yards (B.Keisel). FUMBLES (B.Keisel), recovered by DEN-C.Wiegmann at DEN 11. C.Wiegmann to DEN 12 for 1 yard (J.Farrior). Denver challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was REVERSED. (Shotgun) K.Orton pass incomplete.
4-10-DEN26(6:44) M.Berger punts 40 yards to PIT 34, Center-L.Paxton. M.Moore pushed ob at DEN 23 for 43 yards (D.McBath).
PENALTY on PIT-K.Lewis, Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards, enforced at PIT 36.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 06:30
1-10-PIT26(6:30) R.Mendenhall right tackle to PIT 23 for -3 yards (C.Bailey).
2-13-PIT23(5:45) PENALTY on PIT, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at PIT 23 - No Play.
2-18-PIT18(5:18) R.Mendenhall left guard pushed ob at DEN 46 for 36 yards (C.Bailey).
1-10-DEN46(4:49) M.Moore up the middle to DEN 45 for 1 yard (M.Haggan).
2-9-DEN45(4:04) M.Moore left tackle to DEN 33 for 12 yards (C.Bailey, R.Hill).
1-10-DEN33(3:18) M.Moore right guard to DEN 31 for 2 yards (M.Thomas, M.Haggan).
2-8-DEN31(2:34) M.Moore right tackle to DEN 28 for 3 yards (D.Williams).
3-5-DEN28(2:27) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short left to H.Ward pushed ob at DEN 21 for 7 yards (A.Goodman).
1-10-DEN21(2:22) R.Mendenhall up the middle to DEN 3 for 18 yards (C.Bailey).
1-3-DEN3(2:00) R.Mendenhall up the middle to DEN 4 for -1 yards (M.Haggan).
2-4-DEN4(1:35) R.Mendenhall up the middle to DEN 3 for 1 yard (K.Peterson).
3-3-DEN3(1:27) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to H.Ward for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
J.Reed extra point is GOOD, Center-G.Warren, Holder-D.Sepulveda.
PIT 28   DEN 10,   Plays: 11   Yards: 74   Possession: 5:08.
 
Pittsburgh Steelers at 01:22
J.Reed kicks 70 yards from PIT 30 to end zone, Touchback.
Denver Broncos at 01:22
1-10-DEN20(1:22) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short right to B.Marshall to DEN 32 for 12 yards (D.Townsend).
1-10-DEN32(:57) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short middle to C.Buckhalter to DEN 37 for 5 yards (J.Harrison). DEN-C.Buckhalter was injured during the play.
2-5-DEN37(:29) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass incomplete short left to K.Moreno.
3-5-DEN37(:24) (Shotgun) K.Orton pass short left intended for E.Royal INTERCEPTED by T.Carter at DEN 45. T.Carter to DEN 40 for 5 yards (T.Polumbus).
Pittsburgh Steelers at 00:15
1-10-DEN40(:15) B.Roethlisberger kneels to DEN 41 for -1 yards.
                      
 
 

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