Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New Orleans Saints Play By Play

First Quarter
New Orleans Saints at 15:00
G.Hartley kicks 70 yards from NO 30 to end zone, Touchback.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 15:00
1-10-PIT20(15:00) B.Roethlisberger pass short left to R.Mendenhall to PIT 29 for 9 yards (D.Clark). Pass -3, YAC 12
2-1-PIT29(14:21) R.Mendenhall right end to PIT 33 for 4 yards (S.Ellis).
1-10-PIT33(13:45) B.Roethlisberger pass short left to H.Ward to PIT 35 for 2 yards (R.Harper, M.Jenkins). Pass -3, YAC 5
2-8-PIT35(13:04) R.Mendenhall right end to PIT 38 for 3 yards (J.Vilma).
3-5-PIT38(12:21) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right to M.Moore.
4-5-PIT38(12:17) D.Sepulveda punts 37 yards to NO 25, Center-G.Warren, fair catch by L.Moore.
New Orleans Saints at 12:10
1-10-NO25(12:10) D.Brees pass short left to R.Meachem pushed ob at NO 30 for 5 yards (I.Taylor). Pass -2, YAC 7
2-5-NO30(11:46) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to J.Jones pushed ob at NO 41 for 11 yards (I.Taylor). Pass -5, YAC 16
1-10-NO41(11:13) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to L.Moore.
2-10-NO41(11:08) D.Brees pass short right to L.Moore to NO 43 for 2 yards (B.McFadden). Pass -3, YAC 5
3-8-NO43(10:29) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to M.Colston (W.Gay).
4-8-NO43(10:24) T.Morstead punts 46 yards to PIT 11, Center-J.Kyle, fair catch by A.Randle El.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 10:16
1-10-PIT11(10:16) I.Redman left tackle to PIT 26 for 15 yards (S.Shanle).
1-10-PIT26(9:34) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left to A.Randle El.
2-10-PIT26(9:29) R.Mendenhall left tackle to PIT 25 for -1 yards (W.Smith, J.Vilma). PIT-I.Redman was injured during the play. His return is Probable.
3-11-PIT25*** play under review ***
4-17-PIT19(8:19) D.Sepulveda punts 49 yards to NO 32, Center-G.Warren. L.Moore to NO 49 for 17 yards (A.Madison). Moore was ruled down when the fumble occured. Pittsburgh challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was Upheld. (Timeout #2 at 08:04.)
New Orleans Saints at 08:04
1-10-NO49(8:04) D.Brees pass short right to D.Thomas to PIT 42 for 9 yards (B.McFadden) [L.Woodley]. Pass -5, YAC 14
2-1-PIT42(7:27) D.Brees pass short right to D.Thomas to PIT 42 for no gain (L.Woodley). Pass 0, YAC 0
3-1-PIT42(6:50) C.Ivory left guard to PIT 42 for no gain (J.Farrior, L.Timmons).
4-1-PIT42(6:06) C.Ivory right guard to PIT 36 for 6 yards (T.Polamalu, R.Clark).
1-10-PIT36(5:30) J.Jones right end to PIT 39 for -3 yards (L.Timmons).
2-13-PIT39(4:55) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to L.Moore to PIT 31 for 8 yards (L.Timmons). Pass 5, YAC 3
3-5-PIT31
(4:16) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to J.Jones (J.Farrior). PENALTY on NO-J.Jones, Unsportsmanlike Conduct, 15 yards, enforced at PIT 31.
4-20-PIT46(4:11) T.Morstead punts 36 yards to PIT 10, Center-J.Kyle, fair catch by A.Randle El.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 04:04
1-10-PIT10(4:04) M.Moore left guard to PIT 28 for 18 yards (L.Torrence).
1-10-PIT28(3:21) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to H.Ward to PIT 29 for 1 yard (S.Shanle). Pass -2, YAC 3
2-9-PIT29(2:48) M.Moore left guard to PIT 30 for 1 yard (R.Ayodele).
3-8-PIT30(2:03) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short middle to H.Ward [T.Hargrove].
4-8-PIT30(1:59) D.Sepulveda punts 52 yards to NO 18, Center-G.Warren, fair catch by L.Moore.
New Orleans Saints at 01:51
1-10-NO18(1:51) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to M.Colston.
2-10-NO18(1:48) C.Ivory left tackle to NO 20 for 2 yards (L.Timmons).
3-8-NO20(1:07) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to J.Shockey to NO 27 for 7 yards (J.Harrison). Pass 6, YAC 1
4-1-NO27(:35) T.Morstead punts 55 yards to PIT 18, Center-J.Kyle. E.Sanders to NO 44 for 38 yards (C.Roby).
Pittsburgh Steelers at 00:20
1-10-NO44(:20) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to D.Johnson to NO 35 for 9 yards (L.Torrence). Pass 0, YAC 9
Second Quarter
Pittsburgh Steelers continued...
2-1-NO35(15:00) R.Mendenhall right tackle to NO 31 for 4 yards (D.Clark).
1-10-NO31(14:26) R.Mendenhall left tackle to NO 25 for 6 yards (M.Jenkins).
2-4-NO25(13:50) R.Mendenhall left guard to NO 18 for 7 yards (D.Clark).
1-10-NO18*** play under review ***
2-5-NO13(12:29) R.Mendenhall right guard to NO 12 for 1 yard (J.Vilma, R.Ayodele).
3-4-NO12(11:43) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to A.Randle El for 12 yards, TOUCHDOWN. New Orleans challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was REVERSED. (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to A.Randle El to NO 1 for 11 yards (L.Torrence). Pass 8, YAC 3
1-1-NO1(11:21) I.Redman left guard to NO 2 for -1 yards (S.Ellis, S.Shanle).
2-2-NO2(10:41) R.Mendenhall right tackle to NO 1 for 1 yard (R.Harper).
3-1-NO1(9:58) R.Mendenhall right tackle to NO 1 for no gain (J.Charleston, J.Vilma).
4-1-NO1(9:12) J.Reed 19 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-G.Warren, Holder-D.Sepulveda.
PIT 3   NO 0,   Plays: 11   Yards: 43   Possession: 6:11.
 
Pittsburgh Steelers at 09:09
J.Reed kicks 69 yards from PIT 30 to NO 1. C.Roby to NO 26 for 25 yards (I.Taylor).
New Orleans Saints at 09:03
1-10-NO26(9:03) C.Ivory right guard to NO 29 for 3 yards (J.Farrior).
2-7-NO29(8:29) D.Brees pass short right to R.Meachem to NO 30 for 1 yard (T.Polamalu). Pass -2, YAC 3
3-6-NO30(7:45) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to M.Colston to NO 43 for 13 yards (L.Timmons, T.Polamalu). Pass 13, YAC 0
1-10-NO43(7:05) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to H.Evans [J.Harrison].
2-10-NO43(6:57) D.Brees pass short right to J.Jones to NO 39 for -4 yards (L.Woodley). Pass -4, YAC 0
3-14-NO39(6:12) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to D.Henderson to PIT 48 for 13 yards (I.Taylor). Pass 13, YAC 0
4-1-PIT48(5:20) T.Morstead punts 38 yards to PIT 10, Center-J.Kyle, fair catch by A.Randle El.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 05:12
1-10-PIT10(5:12) R.Mendenhall right tackle to PIT 10 for no gain (T.Hargrove, S.Shanle).
2-10-PIT10(4:33) B.Roethlisberger pass deep right to M.Wallace to PIT 31 for 21 yards (U.Young). Pass 18, YAC 3
1-10-PIT31(3:54) R.Mendenhall left tackle to PIT 34 for 3 yards (M.Jenkins).
2-7-PIT34(3:10) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right to H.Ward (M.Jenkins) [A.Brown].
3-7-PIT34(3:05) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger sacked at PIT 28 for -6 yards (W.Smith).
4-13-PIT28(2:36) D.Sepulveda punts 54 yards to NO 18, Center-G.Warren, fair catch by L.Moore.
New Orleans Saints at 02:29
1-10-NO18(2:29) (Shotgun) D.Brees sacked at NO 8 for -10 yards (J.Harrison).
2-20-NO8(2:00) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep left intended for D.Henderson INTERCEPTED by I.Taylor at NO 45. I.Taylor to NO 36 for 9 yards (L.Moore).
Pittsburgh Steelers at 01:51
1-10-NO36(1:51) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep right to A.Randle El (M.Jenkins).
2-10-NO36(1:43) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to M.Wallace to NO 23 for 13 yards (L.Torrence, D.Sharper). Penalty on NO-D.Sharper, Defensive Offside, declined. Pass 7, YAC 6
1-10-NO23
(1:37) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep middle to H.Ward (L.Torrence). PENALTY on PIT-H.Ward, Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards, enforced at NO 23 - No Play.
1-20-NO33(1:31) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left (W.Smith).
2-20-NO33(1:26) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete deep left to A.Randle El.
3-20-NO33(1:22) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short left to H.Ward (J.Vilma).
4-20-NO33(1:16) J.Reed 51 yard field goal is No Good, Wide Left, Center-G.Warren, Holder-D.Sepulveda.
New Orleans Saints at 01:11
1-10-NO41(1:11) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to J.Shockey to 50 for 9 yards (L.Timmons) [J.Harrison]. Pass 8, YAC 1
2-1-50(:50) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to D.Henderson ran ob at PIT 37 for 13 yards. Pass 13, YAC 0
1-10-PIT37
(:45) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to M.Colston to PIT 25 for 12 yards (T.Polamalu) [J.Harrison]. PENALTY on NO-J.Stinchcomb, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at PIT 37 - No Play.
1-20-PIT47(:35) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to M.Colston ran ob at PIT 20 for 27 yards [L.Timmons]. Pass 27, YAC 0
1-10-PIT20(:30) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete deep middle to J.Shockey (R.Clark).
2-10-PIT20(:26) (Shotgun) L.Betts left guard to PIT 13 for 7 yards (R.Clark).
3-3-PIT13(:16) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle to L.Betts.
4-3-PIT13(:12) (Field Goal formation) G.Hartley 31 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-C.Daniel.
PIT 3   NO 3,   Plays: 7   Yards: 46   Possession: 1:03.
 
New Orleans Saints at 00:08
G.Hartley kicks 60 yards from NO 30 to PIT 10. E.Sanders pushed ob at PIT 41 for 31 yards (U.Young).
Pittsburgh Steelers at 00:01
1-10-PIT41(:01) B.Roethlisberger kneels to PIT 40 for -1 yards.
Third Quarter
Pittsburgh Steelers at 15:00
J.Reed kicks 65 yards from PIT 30 to NO 5. C.Roby to NO 44 for 39 yards (J.Worilds).
New Orleans Saints at 14:54
1-10-NO44(14:54) D.Brees pass short right to J.Jones to PIT 43 for 13 yards (L.Timmons). Pass -2, YAC 15
1-10-PIT43(14:14) C.Ivory left tackle to PIT 43 for no gain (L.Timmons, J.Farrior).
2-10-PIT43(13:38) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep left to L.Moore ran ob at PIT 25 for 18 yards. Pass 16, YAC 2
1-10-PIT25(13:08) J.Jones right guard to PIT 14 for 11 yards (W.Gay).
1-10-PIT14(12:28) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to M.Colston to PIT 9 for 5 yards (T.Polamalu). Pass 5, YAC 0
2-5-PIT9(11:47) D.Brees pass short right to L.Moore ran ob at PIT 5 for 4 yards (B.McFadden). Pass 2, YAC 2
3-1-PIT5(11:16) D.Brees pass short left to H.Evans to PIT 3 for 2 yards (W.Gay). Pass 0, YAC 2
1-3-PIT3(10:36) C.Ivory left guard to PIT 4 for -1 yards (J.Farrior).
2-4-PIT4
(9:57) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle to L.Moore. PENALTY on PIT-T.Polamalu, Defensive Pass Interference, 3 yards, enforced at PIT 4 - No Play.
1-1-PIT1(9:53) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to Z.Strief.
2-1-PIT1(9:49) C.Ivory right tackle to PIT 4 for -3 yards (C.Hoke).
3-4-PIT4(9:07) (Shotgun) L.Betts left tackle to PIT 5 for -1 yards (L.Timmons, J.Harrison).
4-5-PIT5(8:28) G.Hartley 23 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-C.Daniel.
PIT 3   NO 6,   Plays: 12   Yards: 51   Possession: 6:36.
 
New Orleans Saints at 08:24
G.Hartley kicks 75 yards from NO 30 to PIT -5. E.Sanders to PIT 37 for 42 yards (T.Hargrove). FUMBLES (T.Hargrove), touched at PIT 36, recovered by PIT-I.Redman at PIT 40. I.Redman to PIT 40 for no gain (G.Hartley). NO-G.Hartley was injured during the play. His return is Probable.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 08:12
1-10-PIT40(8:12) R.Mendenhall right guard to PIT 40 for no gain (A.Brown). PIT-F.Adams was injured during the play. His return is Questionable.
2-10-PIT40(7:51) B.Roethlisberger pass short left to A.Randle El to PIT 49 for 9 yards (M.Jenkins). Pass 7, YAC 2
3-1-PIT49(7:03) I.Redman left tackle to NO 46 for 5 yards (R.Harper).
1-10-NO46
(6:19) B.Roethlisberger scrambles left end to NO 39 for 7 yards (S.Shanle). PENALTY on PIT-J.Scott, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at NO 46 - No Play.
1-20-PIT44(5:45) (Shotgun) R.Mendenhall right guard to PIT 47 for 3 yards (S.Shanle).
2-17-PIT47(5:03) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right to R.Mendenhall.
3-17-PIT47(4:59) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to A.Randle El to NO 40 for 13 yards (M.Jenkins, P.Prioleau). Pass 4, YAC 9
4-4-NO40(4:14) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass incomplete short right to E.Sanders (M.Jenkins).
New Orleans Saints at 04:08
1-10-NO41(4:08) D.Brees pass short right to L.Betts to NO 41 for no gain (L.Timmons). The yardline changed on the change of possession. Pass -3, YAC 3.
2-10-NO41(3:28) D.Brees pass short left to R.Meachem to NO 42 for 1 yard (I.Taylor). Pass -2, YAC 3
3-9-NO42(2:47) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to R.Meachem to PIT 46 for 12 yards (B.McFadden). Pass 12, YAC 0
1-10-PIT46(2:09) M.Colston right end to PIT 45 for 1 yard (C.Hampton).
2-9-PIT45(1:12) J.Jones left guard to PIT 41 for 4 yards (J.Harrison).
3-5-PIT41(:45) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to J.Shockey to PIT 27 for 14 yards (T.Polamalu, R.Clark). Pass 7, YAC 7
Fourth Quarter
New Orleans Saints continued...
1-10-PIT27(15:00) D.Brees pass short right to M.Colston pushed ob at PIT 18 for 9 yards (B.McFadden). Pass 4, YAC 5
2-1-PIT18(14:31) J.Jones right guard to PIT 18 for no gain (R.Clark, N.Eason).
3-1-PIT18(13:43) L.Betts right guard to PIT 16 for 2 yards (C.Hampton).
1-10-PIT16(13:00) D.Brees pass short right to M.Colston for 16 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass 13, YAC 3
G.Hartley extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-C.Daniel.
PIT 3   NO 13,   Plays: 10   Yards: 59   Possession: 6:13.
 
New Orleans Saints at 12:55
G.Hartley kicks 58 yards from NO 30 to PIT 12. I.Redman to PIT 32 for 20 yards (C.Roby). NO-L.Torrence was injured during the play. His return is Questionable.
Pittsburgh Steelers at 12:49
1-10-PIT32(12:49) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to M.Spaeth to PIT 41 for 9 yards (D.Clark, S.Shanle). Pass 5, YAC 4
2-1-PIT41(12:15) B.Roethlisberger pass short left to H.Ward to NO 47 for 12 yards (S.Shanle). Pass 7, YAC 5
1-10-NO47(11:33) B.Roethlisberger pass short right to M.Wallace to NO 38 for 9 yards (J.Vilma). Pass -3, YAC 12
2-1-NO38(10:56) R.Mendenhall right tackle for 38 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
J.Reed extra point is GOOD, Center-G.Warren, Holder-D.Sepulveda.
PIT 10   NO 13,   Plays: 4   Yards: 68   Possession: 2:07.
 
Pittsburgh Steelers at 10:48

J.Reed kicks 60 yards from PIT 30 to NO 10. C.Roby to NO 29 for 19 yards (R.Mundy). PENALTY on NO-J.Dunbar, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at NO 29.
New Orleans Saints at 10:42
1-10-NO19(10:42) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to M.Colston.
2-10-NO19(10:38) D.Brees pass short right to D.Thomas to NO 24 for 5 yards (J.Farrior). Pass 3, YAC 2
3-5-NO24(9:58) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep left to R.Meachem pushed ob at PIT 26 for 50 yards (T.Polamalu). Pass 30, YAC 20
1-10-PIT26(9:25) J.Jones left guard to PIT 24 for 2 yards (J.Harrison).
2-8-PIT24(8:46) D.Brees pass short right to L.Moore ran ob at PIT 20 for 4 yards. Pass 4, YAC 0
3-4-PIT20(8:08) (Shotgun) D.Brees sacked at PIT 27 for -7 yards (B.McFadden). FUMBLES (B.McFadden) [B.McFadden], RECOVERED by PIT-L.Woodley at PIT 27. L.Woodley to PIT 27 for no gain (J.Bushrod).
Pittsburgh Steelers at 08:01
1-10-PIT27(8:01) B.Roethlisberger pass short left to M.Spaeth to PIT 39 for 12 yards (J.Vilma). Pass 8, YAC 4
1-10-PIT39(7:18) R.Mendenhall right tackle to PIT 41 for 2 yards (J.Vilma).
2-8-PIT41(6:37) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to H.Miller to NO 34 for 25 yards (M.Mitchell). FUMBLES (M.Mitchell), RECOVERED by NO-D.Sharper at NO 34. D.Sharper to NO 45 for 11 yards (H.Ward). Pass distance was 6 yards, and 19 YAC before the fumble.
New Orleans Saints at 06:24
1-10-NO45(6:24) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to R.Meachem pushed ob at PIT 48 for 7 yards (W.Gay). Pass 3, YAC 4
2-3-PIT48(5:47) D.Brees pass short left to M.Colston to PIT 43 for 5 yards (W.Gay). Pass 4, YAC 1
1-10-PIT43(5:06) J.Jones right guard to PIT 42 for 1 yard (W.Gay, E.Hood).
2-9-PIT42
(4:24) D.Brees pass short right to D.Henderson ran ob at PIT 35 for 7 yards (B.McFadden) [C.Hampton]. PENALTY on PIT-J.Harrison, Roughing the Passer, 15 yards, enforced at PIT 35. Pass 6, YAC 1
1-10-PIT20(4:17) J.Jones right end to PIT 19 for 1 yard (L.Timmons).
2-9-PIT19(3:32) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to D.Thomas to PIT 18 for 1 yard (L.Timmons). Pass -4, YAC 5
3-8-PIT18(3:26) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to L.Moore to PIT 8 for 10 yards (J.Farrior, W.Gay). Pass 3, YAC 7
1-8-PIT8(2:42) D.Brees pass short middle to L.Moore for 8 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Pass 8, YAC 0
G.Hartley extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-C.Daniel.
PIT 10   NO 20,   Plays: 8   Yards: 55   Possession: 3:47.
 
New Orleans Saints at 02:37
T.Morstead kicks 75 yards from NO 30 to PIT -5. E.Sanders to PIT 21 for 26 yards (P.Prioleau).
Pittsburgh Steelers at 02:31
1-10-PIT21(2:31) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger sacked at PIT 9 for -12 yards (J.Vilma).
2-22-PIT9(2:03) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short middle to H.Miller to PIT 23 for 14 yards (M.Mitchell, C.Daniel). Pass 11, YAC 3
3-8-PIT23(1:56) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass deep right to E.Sanders to PIT 44 for 21 yards (L.Torrence) [S.Ellis]. Penalty on NO, Illegal Contact, declined. Pass 20, YAC 1
1-10-PIT44(1:50) (Shotgun) B.Roethlisberger pass short right intended for M.Wallace INTERCEPTED by L.Torrence at NO 48. L.Torrence to PIT 31 for 21 yards (C.Kemoeatu).
New Orleans Saints at 01:40
1-10-PIT31(1:40) D.Brees kneels to PIT 32 for -1 yards.
2-11-PIT32(:59) D.Brees kneels to PIT 32 for no gain.
3-11-PIT32(:18) D.Brees kneels to PIT 33 for -1 yards.
                      
 

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